Monday, 8 June 2015

Cannae wait for next week at
The Old Police House,
Swinburne Place, NE8 1AX Gateshead

£7 / £5 concession


Mark has played with many renowned musicians including Derek Bailey, Henry Grimes, Roswell Rudd, Okkyung Lee, Otomo Yoshihide, Jah Wobble, Harold Budd, Sidsel Endresen, in duo and quartets with Wadada Leo Smith and trios with Charles Gayle with Sirone and William Parker.

In situations using composition in one form or another Mark works in various projects including Christian Marclay`s `Everyday` piece for film and live music. John Butcher`s `Tarab Cuts` interacting with Arabic music based backing tracks, with both projects he has performed major festivals and Biennales throughout Europe. With New York`s ICE Ensemble he has performed John Zorn`s `The Tempest` in London and at Huddersfield New Music Festival. As a member of the group `The Langston project` with Hasse Poulsen, Deborah Cameron and Luc Ex they perform pieces based on the poetry of Langston Hughes.


Shelly will be mistranslating musical thought into computer code, embracing a layer of unpredictability and failure as part of the thought-action-sound feedback loop. Shelly is a data-musician who performs internationally with computers and other humans.


Callan first took shape in 2005 during a short tour of Scotland’s Western Isles, whilst DJing in out-of-the-way places with bare bones kit, and the name itself stems from the Scots-Gaelic for ‘noise’ or ‘clamour’. Having relocated to Sweden and then Poland soon afterwards, the return to Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010 saw Callan exhumed, along with the murmurings of awkwardly bonny sound you might hear today or the next day. The current set-up generally consists of little more than a portable turntable, an effects pedal and some iffy cables, and has featured at events as wide-ranging as those of Subterranean, A Better Noise, GNAW and Tusk Mini, as well as the Hauskonzert series.


Rhodri Davies plays harp, electric harp, live-electronics and builds wind, water, ice, dry ice and fire harp installations. He has released four solo albums: Trem, Over Shadows, Wound Response and An Air Swept Clean of All Distance.

His regular groups include: a duo with John Butcher, Cranc, HEN OGLEDD with Richard Dawson and Common Objects. He has performed, recorded or collaborated with the following artists: Derek Bailey, Laura Cannell, Jenny Hval, C Joynes, Kahimi Karie, Okkyung Lee, Phill Niblock, Jim O’Rourke, Bill Orcutt, Ben Patterson, Eliane Radigue, Otomo Yoshihide and John Zorn.

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