Phil Morton

Phil Morton


Friday, 31 August 2018 17:33

Nawr present Phil Niblock

Phill Niblock is a New York-based minimalist composer

Friday, 31 August 2018 17:11

Deep Tide manchester



Friday, 31 August 2018 16:54

Improv in off-licenses

September 10, 2018, 7:00pm – September 14, 2018, 10:00pm

Description:Every summer for the last 9 years in the Ruhr area in Germany the bass clarinet trio Die Verwechslung have done a tour of Trinkhallen (more or less translates as off licenses!)

This September they bring the idea to places selling excellent food and alcohol in North of England alongside UK based improvisors! Florian Walter: bass clarinet Felix Fritsche: bass clarinet Lutz Streun: bass clarinet Greta Buitkute: voice David Birchall: guitar

Monday 10th September @ Angkor Soul, 20 Ashley Road, Altrincham 7pm

Tuesday 11th September @ Bargain Booze, 206 Crookes,Sheffield 7pm

Wednesday 12th September @ The Triangle Shipley, 47 Bradford Road, Shipley, BD18 3DS 7pm

Thursday 13th September @ Micro Bar,Arndale Food Court, The Arndale, M4 3AH 5pm

Thursday 13th September @ Oddbins, 603 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, M21 9AN 7pm

Friday 14th September @ The Beershop, 2 Collywhite Lane, Dronfield, S18 2XR 7pm

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 15:37

South Walney Soundcamp

Join Octopus Collective, Cumbria Wildlife Trust and invited artists at South Walney Nature Reserve for SoundCamp, an overnight event in celebration of International Dawn Chorus Day.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:29


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Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:28


Improvisers’ networks, To explore “free improvisation, its nature and practice” in all disciplines, platforms: music, dance, poetic , graphic, is the primary aim of this website.

Sunday, 08 February 2015 12:52

Acoute Festival Outline

The acoute format, created by the Frakture Concerts Team (FCT) in 2011 Acoute, has been a successful concept and evoked strong attendance. heat and ideas. April 1st 2014 witnessed acoute becomming a stand alone project managed by praxis:acoute.

It is acoustic, it embraces both free improvisation and compositions, from the acoute VII onwards the brief will be expanded to explore and range of associated practices leading to a festival.;

acoute festival outline

  • The Themes
    • To explore the acoustic in a digital age
    • To explore the act of listening in the creative process.
  • To be delivered by
    • acoute installations
    • special acoute recordings, studio recordings, not recordings of concerts
    • The launch phase of acoute featured alternating content, a free improvisation concerts, followed by a composition driven concert. Starting in 2014, and acoute VIII acoute concerts may feature a mix of genres and presentations
    • to encourage specific groups, to explore the acoute house style, rather than ad hoc ensembles or workshop ensembles.
  • to devise and deliver creative workshops that explore the interface and boundaries between free improvisation in music/ performance and composition.
  • explore the act of listening within the acoustic ecology aesthetic.
  • to work towards a festival , that pulls the above threads together.


Exciting and interesting times.
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