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Meat on the Bones

OK, doing my best to post more regularly, in between bouts of gig curation and promotion, soldering up our new lighting rig, teaching people how to DJ and dealing with the heatwave. Now the sun has returned to its default British Summer settings, I’m managing to catch up on things a bit…

So, most pressingly and most excitingly, temp0rary have been asked to perform at the Cheltenham Music Festival, and our show will be all about getting interactive with the audience, showcasing the work we’ve done in the last 7 years – here’s the press release:

temp0rary with support from Diessa
8.30pm Thursday 6th July, Chapel Arts, Cheltenham

Lee Chaos and Adrian Giddings perform and create as temp0rary – a live A/V project that operates on the outer edges of the fields of improvised electronic music & visuals incorporating audience participation, theatre, circuit bending, multi-screen projections, hand-built synthesisers and hacked consumer goods. Previous temp0rary performances have taken place at diverse locations from Latitude and Boomtown music festivals, to restored underground nuclear bunkers and abandoned police stations.

For this performance, temp0rary will be presenting a selection of pieces from their career that have been remodelled to demonstrate their fascination with audience participation and accesible technologies. Those in attendance will be able to not only watch the performance but interact and collaborate with the artists via a range of handmade, hacked and modified equipment, making music from touch, light, breath, movement and brain activity for a truly interactive experience.

Support comes from upcoming downtempo ambient electronica act Diessa.

Then there’s these two events which I’m looking forward to very much:

Zoetrope – Montpellier Bandstand, Cheltenham

Saturday 22nd July
With 360-degree sound and visuals

Lineup (TBC):

Charlie Baxter & Michael D Wynn
Dan Cooper


Sunset Lumiere II, Skillicorne Garden, Cheltenham
Saturday 19th August
Silent disco headphones, multi-projector setup
(Photos / video from last year here )

Lineup (TBC):

Brown Torpedo
Binaural DJ

Summer manoeuvres

Yeah, it’s been a while since we updated, and this is going to be short and sweet too. We’re just back from running a Bleephaus event at Wychwood festival, which was all sorts of awesome, in part because it included the prototype of our new daylight visuals rig, which will come in handy for some of these future events…

Sat June 24th Wilson Arts Takeover
temp0rary will be involved in supporting the Wilson Arts Collective with their latest event, FAKE

July 1-16 Cheltenham Music Festival at Chapel Arts
I have been asked to provide a day of fringe electronic music events as part of the Cheltenham Music Festival. Date TBC.

Sat July 27th The Zoetrope
temp0rary and other live electronic acts will be performing in The Zoetrope – a repurposed bandstand in Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham featuring a custom built 360-degree AV installation.

Sat August 19th Sunset Lumiere 2017
A selection of hand-picked artists for an audio visual headhopne performance at the hidden Skillicorne gardens in Cheltenham

If you want to book us for your event, please get in touch.