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RESONANT SPACES
Now available as a Download for the first time.

Originally released on CD (2008) by Confront and on LP (2017) by Blume.

Included is a 16 page PDF with colour photos from the Arika tour of Scotland and the Orkneys.
Also an introduction by Barry Esson, Biba Kopf's original liner notes and an essay by Stuart Broomer.


CD round up
Bill Meyer reviews (pdf) 4 new release in the December 2017 WIRE.

Immediate Landscapes with Akio Suzuki

Last Dream of the Morning with John Edwards & Mark Sanders

The Catastrophe of Minimalism with Damon Smith & Weasel Walter

Light Never Bright Enough with Keiji Haino.


Weight of Wax
All five Weight of Wax CDs are now available on Bandcamp plus downloads of some out-of-print releases.
Free DL of a few unusual items too.


The Reverse Collection
Performance of "Beach Huts for the Afterlife".
Composed for Tarek Atoui's instruments at Tate Modern.

the Guardian

Photos: Fabio Lugaro


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a geography of plays cover
buy CD/DL at Rastascan
A Geography for Plays
RAK Studios, London, 2014.

The Open Secret:
Gino Robair / John Butcher / dieb13

freejazz | dusted


Low Yellow
Live in Ljubljana

Martin Blume / Wilbert de Joode / John Butcher

free jazz
Light Never Bright Enough

Live at Cafe Oto

Keiji Haino
John Butcher

Wire | freejazz blog | Musicworks
Into Darkness

Live at IKLECTIK

STRAY
Butcher / Lash / Russell / Solberg

all about jazz | free jazz | Point of Departure | dusted
The Catastrophe of Minimalism - Live recording, Oakland, CA.

Damon Smith
John Butcher
Weasel Walter

freejazz blog

Immedite Landscapes - Live recording, Scotland, Orkneys, Tokyo.

Akio Suzuki
John Butcher

freejazz | grisli | Squid's Ear

Last Dream of the Morning - Studio recording, London.

John Edwards
John Butcher
Mark Sanders

stereogum | WIRE | Downbeat | Jazzwise
all about jazz | SMT (PL) | freejazz | Morning Star

Tangle - Live in London.

Matthew Shipp
John Butcher
Thomas Lehn

improv sphere (FR) | AMN | dusted | dalston sound | Point of Departure | free jazz
Salt Peanuts

 Concerts 2018  << news | << new recordings
With Veryan Weston / Dag-Erik Knedal Andersen / Oyvind Storesund.
:: 24 SEPTEMBER - INDEROY.
, Sund Folkehogskole, Inderoy, Norway.
:: 25 SEPTEMBER - OSLO.
Blow Out, Cafe Mir, Oslo, Norway.
:: 26 SEPTEMBER - TONSBERG.
Nonfigurativ Musikk, Galleri Gallegerg, Tonsberg, Norway.
:: 29 SEPTEMBER - OSLO.
:: 30 SEPTEMBER - BERGEN.
nyMusikk, Bergen, Norway.

Solo.
:: 18 OCTOBER - DIJON.
l'atelier Chiffonnier, Dijon, France.

With Rhodri Davies.
:: 20 OCTOBER - BERN.
Zoom In Festival, Münster, Bern, Switzerland.
:: 21 OCTOBER - GENEVA.
cave 12, Geneva, Switzerland.

With Eli Kezler.
:: 31 OCTOBER - LONDON.
Cafe Oto, Dalston, London.

With Ståle Liavik Solberg.
:: 2 NOVEMBER - LJUBLJIANA.
Zavod Sploh, SKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
:: 3 NOVEMBER - MÜNICH.
Offene Ohren, MUG, Münich, Germany.

With Ståle Liavik Solberg and Agnes Hvizdalek.
:: 6 NOVEMBER - OSLO.
Blow Out, Kafé Haerverk, Oslo, Norway.

With Ståle Liavik Solberg.
:: 7 NOVEMBER - LONDON.
Double bill with Charles Hayward & Sharon Gall
Iklectik, London..

With Claudia Ulla Binder.
:: 11 NOVEMBER - BASEL.
maison 44, Basel, Switzerland.
:: 12 NOVEMBER - ZÜRICH.
Atelier for Art and Philosophy, Zürich, Switzerland.

With Steve Beresford / Mark Sanders - playing to Christian Marclay's Screen Play.
:: 22 NOVEMBER - HUDDERSFIELD.
HCMF, Bates Mill Blending Shed, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

With London Improvising Orchestra.
:: 2 & 3 DECEMBER - LONDON.
Cafe Oto, Dalston, London.

Edwards/Sanders/Butcher
:: 5 DECEMBER - POITIERS.
Jazz á Poitiers, Poitiers, France.



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