Yard Summer Sessions: China Bowls and Limpet Space Race

20 Jul 2019

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10:00 – 17:00

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Modern Art Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom


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Inspired by Claudette Johnson’s love of jazz, DJ Octavia Freud curates these free, live jazz sessions featuring 60’s east coast jazz, classic female vocalists and Afro-beat.

For this session we are thrilled to welcome singer songwriter China Bowls and Limpet Space, an experimental pop duo.


China Bowls delivers a smooth honey pot of sounds, combining neo soul, jazz and hip hop influences. Bowls’ playful use of acrobatic vocals weave in and out of her percussive guitar tones and combine with honest and insightful lyricism to tackle a range of subjects including grief, belonging and horrible bosses. A true storyteller, she is now armed with a band of some of the best players from Bristol’s thriving jazz scene and her live show soars between solo moments of quiet vulnerability to full blown fire.

Limpet Space Race mishmash pop, jazz, prog and electronics to bring you ‘strange but lovely’ songs. Niko and Jakes experiment with homemade instruments and electronics, jazz approaches and prog influences, and have even built a spinning surround sound system. They like to keep things live, not using loops or drums machines, and just having fun with how much noise two people can make.


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