Saturday 9 June 2018, 7.30pm

Blackest Ever Black presents: David Fenech / Jac Berrocal / Vincent Epplay (trio) + Cucina Povera (solo)

"It’s like The Bonzo Dog Band meeting Scott Walker, with Codona booked for the interval music" – Brian Morton, The Wire

"An eclectic mix of folk anarchy, West Coast jazz cool, African kalimba, French poetry and studio dub. All the beauty and terror of jazz at its most lawless." – Andrew Male, Mojo

Jac Berrocal

Jac Berrocal is a cult trumpet player living in Paris. He has played with various musicians including Jaki Liebezeit (Can), Nurse With Wound, Sunny Murray, Pascal Comelade, Jacques Thollot, James Chance, Pierre Bastien, Aki Onda, Lol Coxhill, Catalogue, and many more. He’s also known for his famous ‘Rock and Roll Station’, recorded with the black angel of rock and roll, Vince Taylor. In 2018 many recordings will be published, including a box set for Rotorelief.

Vincent Epplay

Vincent Epplay is an artist and musician. He has developped from the early nineties experimental work from a practical undissociated visual arts and music. He collaborated with Sebastien Roux on the film soundtrack for Nanook by Robert Flaherty and more recently for the Centre Pompidou on Jean Painlevé movies. He performs regularly with Samon Takahashi. has published a dozen albums for various labels: Stembogen, AKA, Broccoli, LDDR, Planam … and continues to archive discs without music.

David Fenech

David Fenech is a French musician living in Paris. He has played and recorded with musicians such as Felix Kubin, Jad Fair, Tom Cora, Rhys Chatham, Bérangère Maximin, James Plotkin, Shugo Tokumaru, Ergo Phizmiz, Nurse With Wound, Pierre Bastien and many others. His baroque style has been described as ‘a kind of punk musique concrète’. He's currently preparing his third solo album. His recordings have been published on inPolysons, Sub Rosa, Blackest Ever Black, Wergo, Gagarin Records

Cucina Povera

Cucina Povera is a Fenno-karelian producer with feet firmly in Glasgow, mind aloft in the imaginary and heart ambling around Europe. Produced, curated, composed and performed as part of Luxos (optimo, huntleys and palmers), Between the Acts (subcity radio, GI, radiophrenia) and Gong bath (green door studios).
"I make songs about nourishment, precarity and serendipitous ephemera."
https://soundcloud.com/rossiriot