Monday, 26 January 2015

New show announced for MIKAL CRONIN






We're excited to announce a new show for MIKAL CRONIN in London, this time at The 100 Club, in support of his new album 'MCIII' out May 5th on Merge! Tickets go onsale on Wednesday morning at 9am, here's the show listing and a brand new song...

Upset The Rhythm presents…
MIKAL CRONIN

Monday 1 June
100 Club, 100 Oxford St, Oxford Street, W1D 1LL
7.30pm | £10 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/307035


Sunday, 18 January 2015

RICHARD YOUNGS and DYLAN NYOUKIS times for this afternoon!


Three's a charm! The final installment of our RICHARD YOUNGS trilogy of shows comes to a suitably outstanding culmination today amongst the reed beds and lakes of Mile End Park in their Ecology Pavilion. Tickets will be £8 on the door (all ages) from 2pm and the times for this afternoon are...

DYLAN NYOUKIS (tape players / melodica) - 2.30pm
RICHARD YOUNGS (zither / chanting) - 3.30pm


Friday, 16 January 2015

Times for Richard Youngs tonight!


Times for tonight at St George's German Lutheran Church...

RICHARD YOUNGS (unaccompanied voice) - 8.45pm
LAURA CANNELL - 7.45pm

St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie St, Aldgate East, E1 8EB
7pm - 10pm | £8 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

See you later!

Thursday, 15 January 2015

RICHARD YOUNGS - Show trilogy begins tomorrow! with TOM JAMES SCOTT, LAURA CANNELL and DYLAN NYOUKIS

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Hey again,
Our series of RICHARD YOUNGS shows begin tomorrow! Over the next three days Richard will be joined by TOM JAMES SCOTT, LAURA CANNELL and DYLAN NYOUKIS in support, performing three different sets at three very different places. The first concert will take place tomorrow at the Balfron Tower Community Cabin and promises to be an intimate, unplugged affair in the shadow of Goldfinger’s Brutalist tower block. Saturday sees us pitch up at St George’s German Lutheran Church, the UK’s oldest surviving German church (Aldgate was once called Little Germany because of its influx of German immigrants in the 18th Century). On Sunday afternoon the ‘Tower Hamlets Trilogy’ reaches its climax at the Mile End Ecology Pavilion, a truly unique contemporary space situated amongst the reed beds and nature lakes of Mile End Park.

Over the following three days expect to hear everything from the unaccompanied human voice to a host of gargling tape players, with a decent amount of zithering/chanting thrown in for good measure. It’s going to be the best! Tickets for Friday are worth buying in advance, whilst Saturday and Sunday take place at larger venues, meaning tickets will be available on the door for £8. Live music will be commence roughly 30 minutes after doors open, so please make sure you get down early if you want to catch everything. Read on below for all the particulars.

In other news, sadly Dark Blue have decided to cancel their European tour, so their show next month will no longer be happening. However, we do have some better news in the shape of newly announced shows for SCREAMING FEMALES, HAPPY MEALS and THE JULIE RUIN. We’ve also just heard that NEIL HAGERTY is planning on playing two different sets now at his long awaited April show! So with the balance redressed, I’ll leave you with words…



\\\\\ THIS WEEK /////

RICHARD YOUNGS
A Tower Hamlets Trilogy
Three different performances in three different places’ …

Friday 16 January
Supported by TOM JAMES SCOTT
Balfron Tower Community Cabin, 82 St Leonard's Rd, Poplar, E14 0QU
7.30pm - 10pm | £8 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

Saturday 17 January
Supported by LAURA CANNELL
St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie St, Aldgate East, E1 8EB
7.30pm - 10pm | £8 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

Sunday 18 January
Supported by DYLAN NYOUKIS
Mile End Ecology Pavilion, Haverfield Rd off Grove Rd, Mile End, E3 5TW

* Ltd. Three day pass for £20 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

RICHARD YOUNGS is an iconic figure of the UK underground, having spent the last 30 years working on an incomparable output of solo records alongside numerous collaborations. Originally from Cambridge, but based in Glasgow for the last two decades, Youngs is as prolific as he is diverse turning his hand to lush folk hymnotics, a cappella minimalism, tactile improv, synth pop, hardcore punk and avant garde weirding. Youngs is even in a band with his six year old son Sorley and long time collaborator Andrew Paine called The Flexibles, who have a devolved industrial rock arc to them. All of these eclectic musics have amassed on almost as many labels with key releases being found on VHF, Jagjaguwar, MIE Music and Ba Da Bing! as well as on his own No Fans imprint. Over the years Richard has also lent his skills to a number of bands including Ilk, Vibracathedral Orchestra, A Band and Sunroof! as well as playing bass for Jandek during his debut series of live concerts, and has collaborated on joint works with Luke Fowler, Andrew Paine, Makoto Kawabata and Simon Wickham-Smith to name a few. Richard Youngs plays an eclectic range of instruments on these records from guitar to zither, homemade modular synth to recordings of a motorway bridge, yet central to all this is the importance he places on his own unadorned vocal, which almost acts like a rope pulling together all the disparate tangents and unpredictable projects into his very own transcendent realm of sound.

For this very special trilogy of shows in London’s Tower Hamlets, Richard has been working with Upset The Rhythm to take live music away from its safe domain of established venues to somewhere different in search of a more radical and memorable experience. Over the three nights Richard Youngs will perform an entirely different in tune with each specific place and supported by the following artists:

TOM JAMES SCOTT is a classically trained musician interested in rich, densely treated atmospheres and lucid reflective moments. Tom's influences stretch far and wide, touching upon aspects of traditional music, improvisation, vocal music, composition, and field recording to name but a few. Tom's previous albums for Bo' Weavil, were both guitar based with added piano, distilled through a minimalist mind set to create some of the most beautiful elemental melodic lines that take the listener on a journey of meditative contemplation. 'Drape' is the title of Tom's recent LP of solo piano pieces. Strings of single notes become humming, shadowy resonances within the body of the instrument, echoing into frequent pause and fragmentation. New album ‘Teal’ was released last month on LP via Skire Music. Uniting all these records is Scott’s rare ability within ambience to stop everyday life dead in its tracks, forcing an invitation for consideration and contemplation at every moment.

LAURA CANNELL is a young woman drawing on ancient transcendental and earthly musics, playing fiddle, overbowed fiddle, double recorders, sometimes percussion and other rarefied wind instruments. Her sense of space, dynamics and working with acoustics is super sensitive. Whether solo or otherwise she explores the spaces between ancient, traditional and improvised music, often utilising a fragment from a medieval theme to her own end in a manner that embraces the apparitional, historical or the otherworldly. Her seemingly wild side, in such rarefied circles makes her involved yet emotive music really bristle and connect. Laura’s exquisitely-realised solo album Quick Sparrows Over the Black Earth was released in July 2014. Haunting chords move the heavy air of the church as fiddle drones drift across the flatlands of East Anglia. Her current live music show finds her performing improvisations on ‘over-bowed’ fiddle and double-barrelled recorders creating spell-binding new interpretations and breathing new life into lost and forgotten melodies from the 5th – 14th centuries.

DYLAN NYOUKIS understands nothing if not the value of showmanship. Tempting though it may be to pursue a career in the vending of substances as wispy as a foul wind, Nyoukis’s vocation is solidly within the jurisdiction of Well Tempered Theatrics. A native son from a northern area of the UK, an obscure, little-talked-about quadrant of The Realm that locals claim created the modern world and everything in it, Nyoukis has been putting on the style since the early 1990s, first with Dora Doll in Prick Decay / Decaer Pinga, an experiment that transmogrified youthful no wave vigor into an exponentially larger and encompassing street brawl of visionary sound, later with painter / collage artist Karen Constance in Blood Stereo, a malleable unit that can stain with their very personal splat any avant canvas set in their way.

Nyoukis currently enjoys fairly high regard among aficionados of non-idiomatic gibber created using naught but what the Yanks refer to colloquially as The Piehole, though in contrast to his master-class peers such as Phil Minton or Jaap Blonk, he concerns himself less with a panoply of techniques than emitting gurgles and squelps with a clear head and in-the-moment viscerality. But the lad’s abilities in the fussier, more disciplined art of sound collage can’t be given short shrift either. His solo LP The Acrylic Window (Discombobulate 2013) journeys deep into a rarefied psychedelic tension worthy of freemasons and illuminati. The more diminutive Babble For Bisciglia (Vauva 2014), no less of a masterwork, deploys cunning editing and production techniques to locate the sweet spot between expansion and contraction, a worthy tribute to its departed namesake.


Thanks for reading,
Catch you tomorrow!
UTR
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\\\\\  UPSET THE RHYTHM   /////
/////  UPCOMING    SHOWS   \\\\\

RICHARD YOUNGS
A Tower Hamlets Trilogy
‘Three different performances in three different places’…

Friday 16 January
Supported by TOM JAMES SCOTT
Balfron Tower Community Cabin, 82 St Leonard's Rd, Poplar, E14 0QU
7.30pm - 10pm | £8 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

Saturday 17 January
Supported by LAURA CANNELL
St George's German Lutheran Church, 55 Alie St, Aldgate East, E1 8EB
7.30pm - 10pm | £8 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

Sunday 18 January
Supported by DYLAN NYOUKIS
Mile End Ecology Pavilion, Haverfield Rd off Grove Rd, Mile End, E3 5TW

* Ltd. Three day pass for £20 | http://www.wegottickets.com/f/8532

WHITE FENCE
ULTIMATE PAINTING
FAMILY
Thursday 29 January
100 Club, 100 Oxford St, Oxford Street, W1D 1LL
8pm | £9 | SOLD OUT

RICHARD DAWSON
Thursday 12 February
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, Angel, N1 9JB
8pm | £8 | SOLD OUT

DAN DEACON
Monday 16 February
Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, Islington, N1 2UD

DOPE BODY
BLACK FUNGUS
WALKER / MELCHIOR
LOWER SLAUGHTER
Tuesday 17 February
Montague Arms, 289 Queen's Rd, New Cross Gate, SE14 2PA

DEERHOOF
TRASH KIT
Friday 20 February
Maison Folie, 8 Rue des Arbalestriers, Mons, 7000, Belgium
8pm | FREE

DEERHOOF
TRASH KIT
COWTOWN
Thursday 26 February
Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval, Cambridge Heath, E2 9DT

CIAN NUGENT
Sunday 22 March
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, Angel, N1 9JB

PURLING HISS
PRIMITIVE PARTS
KRISTIAN HARTING
Wednesday 25 March

Corsica Studios, 5 Elephant Street, Elephant & Castle, SE17 1LB
8pm | £8 |
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/299736

FUTURE ISLANDS
Monday 30 March
Tuesday 31 March
In collaboration with Parallel Lines…
The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8EH
7pm | £20 | SOLD OUT

NEIL MICHAEL HAGERTY
Two different sets
Friday 3 April
Cafe Oto, 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 3DL
8pm | £10 | https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/events/upset-rhythm-cafe-oto-present-neil-michael-hagerty/

HAPPY MEALS
APOSTILLE
Thursday 9 April
Power Lunches, 446 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E8 4AE

SCREAMING FEMALES
GLOBELAMP
Friday 24 April
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, Angel, N1 9JB

MOON DUO
Thursday 30 April
Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, EC2A 3PQ
7.30pm | £12 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/302760

THE JULIE RUIN
Tuesday 26 May
Electric Ballroom, 184 Camden High Street, Camden, NW1 8QP
7.30pm | 12 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/254362

New show for HAPPY MEALS and APOSTILLE announced!

Upset The Rhythm presents...

HAPPY MEALS
APOSTILLE
Thursday 9 April
Power Lunches, 446 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E8 4AE
8pm | £5 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/305560































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Monday, 12 January 2015

SCREAMING FEMALES show announced!


Upset The Rhythm presents…

SCREAMING FEMALES
Friday 24 April
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, Angel, N1 9JB
8pm | £8 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/305073