Saturday, 29 August 2015

Make It Up Club September programme

1/9: Donkey Muthers of Arse; Colostomy Baguette; The Drunken Boat
8/9: Alexander Garsden; Matthias Schack-Arnott; Shani Holmes & Michael McNab
15/9: Anna Svensdotter [SWE]; Splinter Cell; Isaari; Makeda Zucco
22/9: Ladyz In Noyz co-curation feat. Marlo de Lara [UK]; Freya Adele; Elise Bishop; Andrea Blake & Karli White

The Make It Up Club
Avant Garde Improvised Music and Sound Performance
Every Tuesday night at Bar Open, 317 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy 3065
Doors at 8:30 pm for a 9:00 pm start

(forwarded from Make It Up Club) 


As you enter deep sleep you encounter The Phantom who steals portions of your memory, replacing them with sinister blocks of data taken from your subconscious. Menacing nostalgia from past lives and future demons infect an already melting reality.

Friday, 28 August 2015

Ladyz in Noyz Australia National Tour (Victorian dates) 19-24 Sept 2015

The Ladyz in Noyz Australia national tour will see a group of female sound, noise and experimental artists perform, host workshops and panel discussions as well as launch Ladyz in Noyz Australia Vol. I & II, a comprehensive 2-disc compilation. 

SAT SEP 19th - BENDIGO - UNDUE NOISE at The Old Fire station 
Carolyn Connors 
Marlo Eggplant 
Military Position 
Rosalind Hall 

Workshop & Panel 3pm 
Show 7pm

3pm Workshop 1 & Panel Discussion
Mixing your Sound (Rosalind & Lara)
A workshop for women (all ages) on finding their way around a mixer.
To look at how a mixer works, basic concepts of getting a good sound from the PA and having a successful sound check (women empowered by knowledge and what they want and being able to articulate this to mostly male sound engineers)
Women in experimental music (hosted by Marlo)
Considering the boost of efforts to make women more visible in music, from sound production and engineers to music projects and their mainstream media coverage, how have the experiences of women in the industry changed? What are the new challenges and how are they being addressed? Considering the boost of efforts to make women more visible in music, from sound production and engineers to music projects and their mainstream media coverage, how have the experiences of women in the industry changed? What are the new challenges and how are they being addressed?

Marlo Eggplant 
Rosalind Hall 
Fjorn & Carolyn Connors 
Elise Bishop & Dimitra Bucolo (Aux Assembly) 

Show 8pm 

Elise Bishop 
Freya Adele 
Marlo Eggplant 
Karli White & Andrea Blake 

Show 8.30pm 

THURS SEP 24 - MELBOURNE – Public Bar 
Elise Bishop & Dimitra Bucolo (Aux Assembly) 
Marlo Eggplant 
Military Position 
Rosalind Hall, Laura Altman & Lara Soulio 

Show 8pm 

(forwarded from Fjorn Butler)

A Drone Opera - Arts House 10-13 Sept 2015

A Drone Opera

Presented by Arts House and Experimenta Media Arts

Director Matthew Sleeth Producer & Dramaturge Kate Richards Opera Composer Susan Frykberg Laser Set Designer Robin Fox Sound Designer Phil Samartzis Lighting Designer & Technical Manager Bosco Shaw Drones Lloyd HassellMatthew Sleeth and Matthew Tynan Choreographic Consultant Shelley Lasica Characterisation Judith Dodsworth Video Documentation David McKinnar Soprano Judith Dodsworth Countertenor Hamish Gould Baritone Paul Hughes

Season Thu 10 – Sun 13 September time Thu – Sun 7.30pm duration 45min, no interval Venue Arts House at Meat Market address 5 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne tickets Full $30 / Conc $20 / Student $15 Bookings or (03) 9322 3713

(forwarded from Susan Frykberg)

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

The Birds Conference - La Mama 2-13 Sept 2015

The Birds Conference is a cutting edge theatrical production that began life in 2014 with a short three night season as part of La Mama Theatre’s Explorations series. Now the show is back at La Mama for a two week season. The production is very different to last year’s show, with the addition of Simon Fisher on visuals, and a quite different tone and flow to the story. Rehearsals have often been jaw-dropping affairs, with powerhouse performances by our Naghal (storyteller), Elnaz Sheshgelani. Music by Clinton Green, joined on some nights by Ren Walters. Official blurb follows:

The birds of the world gather to embark upon a perilous journey to find the Simorgh, a mythical Persian Phoenix-like bird.
In the end, only thirty remain and find nothing but their own reflection in the lake.
In that moment they come to the non-dualist realisation that we are the “One that has no Other”; there is no separation.

Through her personal reconstruction of a lost, ancient, pre-Islamic form of Persian storytelling, “Naghali”, Elnaz Sheshgelani takes you through the seven levels of self-discovery embodied in this story.
A unique style of puppetry, masks, dance and Persian singing draws the audience to a magical place to experience the timeless nature of our humanity – that which connects us to one another.

Tickets are selling fast (Opening Night already sold out), book yours quick to avoid disappointment.

2-13 September, 2015
Wed 6.30pm
Thu 7.30pm
Fri 7.30pm
Sat 7.30pm
Sun 4pm

(no shows Monday or Tuesday)

La Mama Theatre, 205 Faraday Street, Carlton
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Obsessive development of minimal material is not new in Will Guthrie’s music, from his brutal tribal like and non romantic vision of free jazz with THE AMES ROOM, to thinking long with the likes of Oren Ambarchi and David Maranha, obsessively working through reduced material has been central to Will Guthrie’s music since his debut solo recording "Building Blocks” in 2003. With Tetris like logic in it’s architecture, TIMELAPSE uses notes and tones hung out in space, beautifully resonating in the magical Chapelle Saint Jean in Mulhouse where it was recorded. PACEMAKER on the flip side recorded at Le Lieu Unique in Nantes, is multi layered and multi dimensional in it’s and sonic and rhythmic possibilities, using repetition, resonance and mass to create a hypnotising music which is simultaneously powerful and subtle This is a highly recommended piece of vinyl for anyone into dark, organic, minimal music. 

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