In 2015, Kuroneko announced an open call for artists to remix their track "Waxworks" and in return, allow them to do the same to an example of their work.
Stray Transmission, (Nazar Ali Khan of Inner City Unit) and Upward, (Jack Chuter, author of Storm Static Sleep) were the first to take up the challenge. Stray Transmission applies his trademark urban field recordings to "Waxworks", while Upward chart a free-Noise trajectory. Kuroneko process Stray Transmission's Crossing with dark artifacts from their vaults of improvised sonics and reimagine Upward's Error of Judgement as an even more terrifying journey into anxiety and claustrophobia, as if that were even possible....
Michael Fairfax / Barry Witherden / Paul Khimasia Morgan
Michael Fairfax is a sculptor and sound artist. He has exhibited his sound-sculptures in the
UK, USA and in Europe. In 1972 Michael
studied ‘Musique Concrete’ in London with Ernest Berk. Later Michael created sound pieces for the
Greenham Common Camera Obscura installation and during Year of the Artist; a
sound installation at Hestercombe House, Somerset. Michael pursued his public art career
alongside a period of sound exploration which culminated in him forming an
electro-acoustic improv band called Tapes+Ashes also featuring Matt Saunders
and Barry Witherden. That dissolved into
Gimlet-Eyed Mariners featuring Barry and Michael; they had their debut album
released on The Slightly Off Kilter Label in January 2012.
Barry Witherden has performed improvised electronic music
as part of Tapes + Ashes and Gimlet-Eyed Mariners. He presents jazz and avant-garde music on his
Sounds Like Jazz show for 10Radio and has written for Jazz Journal, Jazz Review
and The Wire.
Paul Khimasia Morganis
interested in birdwatching, bricklaying and free improvisation. He has previously performed with Dimitra
Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Simon Whetham, Robert Curgenven, Ryu Hankil, Patrick
Farmer and Duncan Harrison. His work has
been released on Cronica, Con-V, engraved glass, Absence Of Wax and his own
Aural Detritus imprint. He curatesaural detritus concert seriesin Brighton, UK and writes for The Sound
"It moves through interesting bits of improvised
electronic sounds, some squeak on the zither and has an occasional spooky
- Frans de Waard, Vital Weekly onFools
Powell & Paul Khimasia Morgan]
Dan Powell (guitar, electronics) began making sound for
installation works in London in the mid 90′s and was involved in live arts
group OMSK. More recently he performs
and records in a duo with double-bassist Gus Garside [ARC, Westhill Blast
Quartet] under the name The Static Memories. Their first album;The
bloudy Vision of John Farleywas
released on TSOKL last year.
Since moving to Brighton in 2000 he has concentrated on
experimental and improvised music. He is
a member of Brighton based collective The Spirit of Gravity and has performed
across the UK. Dan is also a member of
free improv duo Nil with Chris Parfitt.
"It is too much in the area of noise, or rather an
extended use of sound..."
- Frans de Waard, Vital Weekly onFringilla
...and that's the way we like it!
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Proprietor of The Slightly Off Kilter Label and Aural Detritus Recordings; imprints releasing new improvised music.
Curator of improvised music and sound art-related events in Brighton, UK under the banner aural detritus concert series.
As a musician, he has releases on Absence of Wax, Con-V, engraved glass, Cronica and The Slightly Off Kilter Label. He edited all six issues of "Honest Music For Dishonest Times" zine and reviews new releases for The Sound Projector.