Just a very quick update as we move from having returned from Bunker Session II in Dundee (which was amazing!) to our work on the set-up for So Fun Gang at BoomTown Festival (we’re performing on the Friday 8th August, doing a takeover from 7-11 on the Friday, come and hunt us down if you’re there!) – we will hopefully be putting up the full video of Saturday’s performance, but in the meantime, here are the audio files – more soon!
As mentioned beofre, temp0rary have returned to 28 Group Observed‘s lovingly-restored bunker in Dundee. We’re here for 6 days, and our first full day yesterday was incredibly productive. We set up about half of the AV rig for Saturday night’s streamed performance, I wrote 3 new pieces of music / noise, and everyone else worked hard on creating and editing the visual elements for the performance. We also had a visit from STV who did a small feture on the bunker and our performance:
I’ve been putting some of the work in progress up on Soundcloud, so if you’d like a sneak preview of some of the elements of Saturday’s performance, you can find that here:
The best way to find out about the live gig stream, which will be happening this Saturday 19th July at approximately 7pm, is to follow the Facebook event. And to whet your appetite still further, here are some of the stills of work in progress.
When most normal, sane people are contemplating booking a couple of weeks on a beach with a long drink and a trashy novel, here at temp0rary HQ, we are pretty much intending to do the exact opposite…
This coming Monday we will be returning to Scotland to immerse ourselves in a selection of bunkers and listening posts for Bunker Session #2 – Once more we will be hoping to stream a live performance based on field recordings, oral history, video and photographic evidence, and live performance. The stream will be broadcast on Saturday 20th July, and details will be forthcoming about how you can tune in and watch.
After that we are heating up the soldering irons and getting ready for our ‘installed performance’ at the mighty Boomtown Festival over the weekend of 7-10 August. We’ve got something really fun and interactive planned for this one that’s taking some of the ideas and tech from previous audience participatory events and re-tooling it specifically for the So Fun Gang in a hidden corner of the festival. If you are attending, be sure to hunt us out!
On the 20th September, we are bringing the Bleephaus stage to the Frog & Fiddle in Cheltenham for the FrogFest weekend and are looking forward to programming a diverse range of noisy electronic acts for your listening pleasure & endurance, as well as working on a grand finale befitting of such a fun local festival.
Also, we have just been added to the line-up for the annual OxJam charity gig in Cheltenham, which will be taking place on Saturday October 18th, venue to be confirmed (and then filled with projections and noise…!)
I feel it’s also only fair to warn you that I have taken delivery of a Moog Theremini and I am not afraid to use it – expect there to be a somewhat Forbidden Planet feel to future temp0rary work until the novelty wears off…