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

SoundEye Poetry Festival
Avant / July 2014 / Performance / Poetry / Sound

SoundEye Poetry Festival

July 11th-13th at The Guest House, Chapel Street, Shandon, Cork. Free.       SoundEye, Ireland’s pre-eminent festival of innovative poetry, is now in its 18th year. Every summer, the festival brings an array of experimental, avant-garde and modernist poets to Cork and 2014 is no exception. This year’s SoundEye, generously supported by Cork City Council, UCC School of English, … 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

Modular synthesiser workshop with Box Emissions Systems
Avant / July 2014 / Performance / Sound / talk

Modular synthesiser workshop with Box Emissions Systems

July 25th, The Guesthouse. 8.30pm. Free. This workshop will give a background to modular synthesis as a form of experimental music technology; looking at the likes of Buchla and Serge modular systems, as well as today’s development of DIY synth building communities, where PCB designs are shared and customised worldwide. This workshop will demonstrate the … Continue reading

Mandalagon
Avant / Installation / July 2013 / Sound

Mandalagon

Mount Meru Present: MANDALAGON Sound Ritual experimenting with sacred geometry, psycho-acoustics and archetypal systems. This installation/event involves a large scale audio-sculpture mandala with improvised sound performances. Objectives: We encourage people to bring a collection of favoured sound making devices and instruments to add to the mandala. There will be a PA present, along with microphones … Continue reading