Thursday 05 May
St George's Bristol, 19:15
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An intimate performance of new group compositions by musician and composer Mica Levi, performed by a specially-assembled ensemble. Featuring performances of new pieces from Mica's collection of scores entitled star star star, alongside a performance of their piece Thoughts Are Born.
Plus Glasgow’s fractious and sharp guitar/drum/vocal trio Still House Plants, and form-disrupting songcraft from Joanne Robertson.
A co-commission by Bristol New Music and Barbican Centre, presented in collaboration with Simple Things.
Mica Levi: star star star
South London-based Mica Levi is known for their soundtrack work – Under The Skin, Jackie, Monos and Zola - and they are also a member of the groups CURL (alongside Brother May and Coby Sey), Good Sad Happy Bad and Tirzah. More →
Still House Plants
Still House Plants are a UK group made up of Jessica Hickie-Kallenbach, Finlay Clark, and David Kennedy. Using a bare-bones, litecore set-up of guitar, drums and vocals they create sharp, fractured music with a melting pop heart. More →
With a lovely series of solo LPs, Joanne Robertson has become known for the lyrical drifting beauty of her music. The Lighter (Textile), Black Moon Days (Feeding Tube), Wildflower (Escho) and Painting Stupid Girls (World Music) have all been hailed as brilliant extensions of the avant garde wing of the femme-folk tradition. More →