From 1975 to 1979, London improvisors published the most innovative artists and musicians of their generation in the magazine Musics. Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, John Zorn, David Toop, John Russell, The Feminist Improvising Group, Bob Cobbing, ICP, Val Wilmer, Annabel Nicholson, Han Bennink, Eddie Prevost, David Cunningham, Steve Beresford among many others were contributors. After forty years these journals are made available in a complete facsimile bound edition.
This presentation features talks from the publishers Ecstatic Peace Library plus Steve Beresford, David Toop & Peter Cusack.
Part of Alterations Festival.
13th - 19th June 2016
Pioneering free improvisation and sound art quartet Alterations return for a four day festival of new collaborations, performances, workshops, visual art and writing.
With: David Toop, Peter Cusack, Terry Day & Steve Beresford.
Alterations is a quartet of key thinkers and pioneers in music and visual arts. Initially active from 1977 to1986 releasing three albums and performing widely across the UK and Europe,Alterations regrouped in 2015 for a highly successful one-off show. For Alterations Festival the group will return to collaborate in new contexts with a host of international artists.