Paul Abbott interview
Ahead of his Three Day Residency entitled SLIP at OTO on the 27, 28 & 29 of June, we spoke to musician and percussionist Paul Abbott about his practice, his work over the past few years and what to expect for the residency.
Maggie Nicols Cassette Archive 1981-85
Summer archive assistant Alex Rose Ader selects highlights from working on Maggie Nicols' early eighties cassette archive
Decoy with Joe McPhee
“a vision not just of what music can be and do, but of what it can become” – Richard Williams in the liner notes for Decoy’s first release, “OTO”
Senyawa return for their first OTO shows since 2017!
Interdisciplinary artist, performer, vocalist and composer Sharon Gal returns to OTO for a special solo set opening for Senyawa.
Billy Steiger performs RGB.
Sophie Agnel opens her two day residency with an antonishing solo set.
DEPARTMENT OF XENOGENESIS – DXG: OCTONIONIC CONSTELLATION
The discussion and listening session around the writing of Octavia Butler with Rasheedah Phillips, co-founder of Black Quantum Futurism.
Sourdure's set, drawing inspiration from the traditional repertoire of the Massif Central, singing in French and Occitan
'ÉVOHÉ BÈGUE' - BÉGAYER
French songs, noises, rumors of distant and early musics, short and cruel poems, handcrafted instruments, radio-amplifiers, circuit bending and other wasted electronic devices - see the recent recording 'ÉVOHÉ BÈGUE' - BÉGAYER
Calhau!'s sparse electronics blended with mystic vocal-ism — think Ghédalia Tazartes on the coffee by Diamanda Galás.
Robyn's Rocket WITH CHARLES HAYWARD + JEMMA FREEMAN AND THE COSMIC SOMETHING
Climb aboard a homemade spaceship womaned by Robyn Rocket space trumpeter, performing alongside Charles Hayward, plus Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something.
SOOT BREATH / CORPUS INFINITUM - ARJUNA NEUMAN AND DENISE FERREIRA DA SILVA (SCREENING & Q&A)
CCA Glasgow and Ignota host James Goodwin, Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva for a screening and discussion of film Soot Breath / Corpus Infinitum
An encounter between poetry and music by poet Nisha Ramayya and sonic dramaturg MJ Harding
TEKLIFE, GHETTOVILLE ESKI: THE SONIC ECOLOGIES OF BLACK MUSIC IN THE EARLY TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Dhanveer Singh Brar, Edward George and Steve Goodman (Kode9) discuss Teklife, Ghettoville Eski: The Sonic Ecologies of Black Music in the Early Twenty-First Century, (Goldsmiths Press / MIT Press)
NEXT FESTIVAL 2021: VALENTINA MAGALETTI + ISAMA ZING
Valentina Magaletti and Isama Zing collaborate for the opening of the NEXT Festival 2021.