Phil Morton

Phil Morton

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.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 17:08

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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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Thursday, 05 February 2015 16:54


Acoute‘ presents an evening of experimental and risk-taking new acoustic music. An array of local and regional musicians come together in the spirit of collaboration to explore what new possibilities acoustic instruments have to offer in a digital age


Above we have the opening definition, 

If you are a listener, acoute offers creative new works in an acoustic setting, featuring improvisers, musicians and the selected works of contemporary composers.

If you are a musician, acouté offers

  • to explore what new possibilities acoustic instruments have to offer in a digital age
  • to explore the act of listening in a creative process

Please refer to the menu on this page for detail on acouté activities.

Contact information.

Join us, join the listening, you could join the conversation!
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