Melancholia/Out of the Ruins

Here’s a new addition to the Melancholia project.  This is post-1906 San Francisco earthquake with looping e-bowed guitar and dodgy leads.

 

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Melancholia Live: 21st July

 

Melancholia combines 100 year-old archival film with live electronics by composer Ross Whyte and contrabass flute by Scottish Album of the Year 2012 nominee Richard Craig. This work forms the first stage of an ongoing project between Whyte and Craig – one that explores the nature of melancholia through sound and image.

Saturday 21st July, from 7.30pm

Tickets are available for purchase here: http://www.woodendbarn.co.uk/event/woodend-barn/ross-whyte-and-richard-craig-melancholia

Improvisation #1

A very productive couple of days working with Richard Craig at Clashnettie Arts Centre in Strathdon.  Lots of ideas – partly inspired by the odd dram of Balvenie…  All being well, Richard and I are going to have a work for contrabass flute, electronics and video ready to be performed for this year’s Sound Festival.  Details to follow…

In the meantime, here is a bit of improv from Wednesday night: