Strike the Air presents…
Avant / July 2014 / Music / Performance / Sound

Strike the Air presents…

Thursday 24th July. 8pm. The Guesthouse, 10 Chapel St, Shandon, Cork. €5. Strike the Air presents Clang Sayne & James O Sullivan with special guest, Karen Power, and a delicious vegetarian meal! Formed in London in 2008 by songwriter and musician, Laura Hyland, Clang Sayne draws on a wide range of influences from sound improvisation to folksong to jazz … Continue reading

SAFE + Siorai Geimhreadh + Luxury Mollusc
Avant / July 2014 / Music / Noise / Sound

SAFE + Siorai Geimhreadh + Luxury Mollusc

July 19th, Triskel TDC, 8.30pm. €5 Siorai Geimhreadh: Experimental Noise Rock band Siorai Geimhreadh will work collaboratively with a number of musicians for a semi-improvised performance, working with the intention of creating an intense one-off piece, this performance will expand on their usual musical style, utilising the extended line up to move out of the … Continue reading

Black Sun: Richard Youngs | Áine O’Dwyer | Vicky Langan
July 2013 / Music / Visual Arts

Black Sun: Richard Youngs | Áine O’Dwyer | Vicky Langan

This concert closes the 2013 Avant Festival, Cork’s annual festival of experimental and progressive art. It also marks the final Black Sun music event. Since 2009, Black Sun has invited many renowned makers of strange sounds from around the world to play for the first time in Ireland. Black Sun was conceived as a space where … Continue reading

Irish Sound, Science and Technology Convocation -August 1st & 2nd
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Irish Sound, Science and Technology Convocation -August 1st & 2nd

The second annual Irish Sound, Science and Technology Convocation (ISSTC) will be held August 1-2, 2012 at the Cork School of Music and St. John’s College in Cork. Registration is now available at isstc2012.eventbrite.ie. Noise has become ubiquitous in most of our lives. As listening is an imaginative activity, so noise is a cultural construct, … Continue reading

The Guesthouse present: Nad Spiro -Wed 18th July
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The Guesthouse present: Nad Spiro -Wed 18th July

  The Guesthouse present: NAD SPIRO, Spanish sound artist on residency in the Guesthouse. She explores unfrequented AudioZones in the outer peripheries of electronica and stretches the sonic reach of her guitar with a perverted use of this instrument. Rosa Arruti has worked for many years under the alias NAD SPIRO -a solo venture where … Continue reading

Avant Festival: Knifeloop at the Roundy Sat 7th July
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Avant Festival: Knifeloop at the Roundy Sat 7th July

KnifeLoop – jestem potforum A loop monster is fed by the vibrations of objects via contact microphones and a coil microphone to amplify electro-magnetic fields. http://lifeloop.org/ Séamus O’Donnell (LifeLoop/KnifeLoop) is a sound artist living in Berlin since 1994. His work includes numerous projects in the field of sound and media art, experimental radio and live … Continue reading

Avant Festival: Andy Votel DJ set at Gulpd Café – Fri July 6th
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Avant Festival: Andy Votel DJ set at Gulpd Café – Fri July 6th

On 6-7 July, Triskel Christchurch hosts a special season showcasing the finest cinematic works of Jean Rollin (1938-2010). A filmmaker revered by fantasy and horror enthusiasts for his hauntingly surreal, dreamlike and outrageous imagery. The Films Of Jean Rollin is presented in association with Twisted Celluloid, Plugd Records, Cork Film Centre, The Avant, Redemption Films … Continue reading