TUSK Music Presents

TUSK Festival 2018

October 12-14

TUSK FRINGE

Once again, Mariam Rezaei and her team at The Old Police House have created a TUSK Fringe that’s almost a festival in itself. Please note venue info – late night events are now at Star & Shadow Cinema, other events at Workplace Gallery as noted. Venue addresses at the bottom of the page.

 

Thursday 11 th October – at Workplace Gallery

Kazehito Seki ‘Body-voice method of voice training’ Workshop

1-5pm @ TOPH

Limited to 10 participants

To register please email oldpolicehousegateshead@gmail.com

Donations gratefully received

For more info visit www.theoph.org

 

Friday 12 th October – at Workplace Gallery

TUSK FRINGE + FESTIVAL OPENER

4 -5.45pm, Free, Workplace Gallery and TOPH

DRONE ENSEMBLE, KAZEHITO SEKI X ADAM DENTON, LEE PATTERSON

Our Workplace exhibiters perform live with their drone-creating machine, Kazehito Seki is in duo with the Old Police House’s own Adam Denton and TOPH’s artist in residence for TUSK weekend, Lee Patterson, performs one of his unparalleled solo sets ahead of his duo with Adam Bohman on Sunday.

 

soundcloud.com/swan-hunter

soundcloud.com/unkodaisuki

 

TUSK FRINGE @ TOPH – at Star & Shadow Cinema

Doors 11.30pm-late, @ TOPH

£5 OTD,

TOPH DJS

Katie Oswell

Gorgeous lashings of vocals and strings

soundcloud.com/katieoswell

 

MARLO EGGPLANT and INGRID PLUM

Two formidable artists bring the noyz on electronics, feedback and vocals

marlodelara.info

ingridplum.com

 

KAZEHITO SEKI

flickering between subtle ambience, intense silence and brutal harsh noise in a microsecond.

larchrecords.bandcamp.com

 

PENANCE STARE

thick guitar fuzz, pounding drum machine, haunted synths and blurred out vocals

penancestare.bandcamp.com

 

JOHN BOWERS

GATESHEAD SOUP : A Mythogeosonic Investigation

Combining field recordings, modular synthesis, dummy head feedback, the

sonic agitation of found objects and layered photography

onomaresearch.bandcamp.com/album/memento-mori

 

MARIAM REZAEI

Turntable and vocal wranglings with pointy nails

mariamrezaei.bandcamp.com

 

 

Saturday 13 th October – at Workplace Gallery

TUSK FRINGE X WREST

4-6pm @ TOPH

Donations gratefully received

WREST (aka Jamie Stuart) brings together an epic line up, keeping it suitably

local and loud

DROOPING FINGER

DEPLETION

CULVER

XAZZAZ

droopingfinger.bandcamp.com

soundcloud.com/depletion-1

xazzaz.bandcamp.com/

discogs.com/artist/316539-Culver

theoph.org

 

 

 

TOPH X SLIP 2 – at Star & Shadow Cinema

11pm-late @ TOPH

Joining forces, TOPH and SLIP bring together exclusives of what you’ll be buying next year.

slipimprint.co.uk

theoph.org

TOPH DJs

Mark Wardlaw, WREST and Mariam Rezaei on duty

mixcloud.com/swarmusick/

 

TOM ROSE

‘Trojan Ouija Mint’ is a little install piece combining sculpture, projection, and sound.

cargocollective.com/tomrose-tcr

 

TERESA WINTER

Debut NE show of semi-improvised oneiric constructions. Releases on The Death of Rave and Reckn.

boomkat.com/products/untitled-death

 

GWILLY EDMONDEZ

TOPH and SLIP affiliate, atrocious and magnificent, cassettes and machines.

slipimprint.bandcamp.com/album/trouble-number

 

WREST X YOL

found objects/mouth noise/mangled language X poetry smashing/unfound objects

yolnoise.bandcamp.com/album/hand-of-glory

youtube.com/watch?v=dbpke6WM3JM

 

PLASTIGLOMERATE

Insatiable noising machines

plastiglomerate.bandcamp.com

 

NOTHING SEXUAL

Mark and Mariam, 6-deck polymorphous club collisions

www.mixcloud.com/camp_fr/toph-radio-show-12th-august-2018

 

D GLARE

  1. Glare: Performance with tempo and intensity // Synthesis & Samples at 56, 112

and 224 BPM in 4:4, 6:8 and 9:8

declaredsound.com

 

STEVE WARWICK DJ Set

Warwick aka Heatsick, moulds hypnotic, colourful dancefloor-focused tracks together in a similar way to his visual artwork, where objects and media combine and coalesce in an environment inviting the viewer’s participation.

bus-editions.com/bus031/

 

WORKPLACE GALLERY

THE OLD POST OFFICE

19-21 WEST STREET

GATESHEAD

NE8 1AD

 

STAR & SHADOW CINEMA

WARWICK ST

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

NE2 1BB