Sharon Gal - 23.9.18

Having released her 'Melancoholic' 7" on American Tapes back in 2012, it was super special to have Sharon Gal play a solo set as part of Wolf Eyes' residency last year. 23.9.18 slinks around the demonic end of Gal's doings; kin to her work as Mami Wata (duo with Andie Brown) and Meltaot (with Edwin Pouncey). Bells and electronics summon malevolent birdsong and creatures lit by the light of a will-o'-the-wisp. 


Sharon Gal / electronics, vocals


Recorded live at Cafe OTO on Sunday 23rd September 2018 by Shaun Crook. Mixed & mastered by Jimmy Dunn. All music by Sharon Gal.

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Sharon Gal

Sharon Gal is an interdisciplinary artist, performer, experimental vocalist and composer, with particular experience of free improvisation and large group compositions. 

Her work relates to sound, architecture, live performance and participatory art, investigating presence, embodiment, the psychology of sound and its relationship with space.

Sharon performs solo and on-going collaborations with David Toop, Steve Beresford, Phil Minton, Alex Ward, Yoni Silver, Anat Ben-David, Lina Lapelyte and Andie Brown.

She also directs a series of large group participatory compositions/performances, examining the inter-relations between people and place.  These pieces are site specific; evolving collaboratively and inviting participation from the public. They offer artistic engagement, play, and creative exchange, as a means to learning and bringing together, presenting a democratic space and collective ownership. L'esprit  d’escalier – for voices in a staircase,   Toy Orchestra – for children and adults, Room to Breathe - for balloons and instruments, Long Drone – for many instruments, Gals with Guitars – for female guitar players, Sound Out – for a large ensemble of voices in a public space and Feel the Noise for a large ensemble of electric guitars and micro amps.

Sharon is a co-founder of Resonance 104.4 FM arts radio.                                      

Her music was released by various labels: The Tapeworm, American Tapes, Ash International, A Silent Place Records, Chocolate Monk, Emanem Records, Ecstatic Yod, Paradigm Records, My Dance the Skull, Wild Silence, Fractal Meat Cuts and Visible Near Midnight Recordings.

She performed in the UK & internationally including; The V&A, Science Museum, ICA, The Whitechapel Gallery, Arnolfini Gallery, Tate Modern & Tate Britain, MACBA  and Colour Out of Space, Borealis and Supernormal festivals.