A Ghostly View

A ghostly view of Open Bridges Hull – excerpts of Moments in Time, the world premiere of the live musique concrete diffusion for Open Bridges by John Stead. Autumn equinox 2017

Open Bridges

Open Bridges Hull – excerpts of Moments in Time, the world premiere of the live musique concrete diffusion for Open Bridges by John Stead. Autumn equinox 2017

A ghostly view of the world premiere of the new acousmatic composition for Open Bridges. Electro Acoustic Ensemble director, John diffused the live music featuring found sounds of Hull bridges in octophonic sound to a full house at Hull’s Stage@TheDock, where the River Hull meets the Humber Estuary, in the shadow of the iconic buildings, The Deep, The Tidal Barrier, Millennium Bridge and the C4Di building. For the first time in the city’s history all 13 of Hull’s bridges raised, swung or closed simultaneously, splitting the city in two at 20:17 hours on the autumnal equinox 2017 during Hull City of Culture’s Freedom Season. Thanks to Simon Coope for his phone video clip, Graeme Oxby for the cover photo, and Phil Codd for…

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Perfect Combination 2

The second Perfect Combination gig, celebrating Hull's musical heritage with performances from a host of musicians and bands who recorded at Fairview Studio between 1973 and 1993 and feature on the double album, A Perfect Combination, put together by music historian Andy Richardson. The evening raised over £1000 for an excellent local charity, The Stephen Hughes Foundation. … Continue reading Perfect Combination 2

2017 in Music – Our Review

Looking back on the music highlights of the year there’s been some fabulous gigs we’ve seen, played at, or helped to organise and photograph. The photographs tell the story, click on an image in the gallery to see the full picture and scroll on... BBC’s Introducing Bowie Night, Blackbeard’s Tea Party in Goathland, Bob Wayne … Continue reading 2017 in Music – Our Review