Bleep of Faith
August 6th – 8th
A fabulous weekend of live music that blurs the lines between jazz, improv and electronica, with camping in a beautiful forest location
Lancashire music minds come together to organise an adventurous music programme that blur the lines of jazz, improvisation and electronics and encourages participation, performance and music workshop sessions. This collaborative event is presented by Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues and members of Lancaster/Morecambe collectives More Music and Hymns for Robots. Weekend tickets for this event includes two nights camping in a beautiful, secluded location at Gisburn Forest Hub.
Alan Keary is a multi-instrumentalist and producer, with a strong musical heritage, writing and producing music from the age of fourteen. Performing under the alias Shunya, his sound is a contortion of influences, stemming from his background in classical violin and jazz bass, and growing with the sounds of Manchester’s electronic music scene.
J Frisco are an award-winning trio (Jazz North Introduces) featuring soprano saxophone, electric guitar, keyboards and vocals; they created improvised genre-fluid soundscapes that are drawn from their emotions, political, and gender issues. They aim to engage and inspire their audience through cross art forms, taking their listeners on a journey, often described as the ‘J Frisco Experience’
Keisha Thompson is a Manchester based writer, performance artist and producer. She has supported artists such as Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish, The Last Poets, Saul Williams and Amiri Baraka. She has performed at illustrious events such as Glastonbury’s Poetry and Words tent and Nuyorican Poetry Cafe, New York.
“Bliss Land” is the new LP from Brighton born artist Hattie Cooke. Her third album opens up her sound by managing to find a balance between the introspective and the communal. It’s an album that looks forward whilst acknowledging the creator’s past, creating a work full of a nostalgia that also feels vital and current.
Electronic, ambient, experimental, kosmische, new wave, Runcorn
“Interim Report, March 1979” by Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan is Gordon Chapman Fox’s hymn and homage to the brutalist beauty of Cheshire’s designated new towns of Warrington and Runcorn.
Deep Cabaret is the culmination of bandleader Steve Lewis’ life’s work: to make a band that curates all the musics that fascinate him – jazz, improv, African, folk and leftfield pop. To use that music to set fragments of text taken from novels, journalism, spiritual and other texts that have interesting things to say about being human.
Electric soundscapes and rising beatless techno. Panoramic arpeggios and expansive, adrenaline-charged synth builds, evoke an unusually rapturous listen. ‘Unfurling’ is Ffion’s debut full length record. A pseudonym of Yorkshire based composer/producer Thomas Ragsdale, Ffion’s music draws the link between euphoric and evocative electronica
Using analogue synths & field recordings, the Cartographer creates often dark, occasionally bucolic soundscapes, described in The Wire magazine as “shimmering unsettling noodles” & “The sound of big, strange worlds” by Electronic Sound magazine.
Neutrino compositions take you to many dimensions, floating your imagination into a beautiful futuristic sound then swiftly leaping your mind into a blast of 70’s stylie psychedelic fast funk. Neutrino are a new vibe & sound, catch their live show while you can.
Well funky, great bass lines and gorgeous vocals/harmonies. Songs you can dance to!! Original funky pop music from this Clitheroe based quintet! From zero to funking on down in one verse and a chorus.