Resonance104.4fm performances
Saturday 2 July 2011

Bohman Brothers and Richard Crow

Saturday 2 July, 2pm

The Bohman Brothers engage in an absurd form of free improvisation using found texts and bric-a-brac. A burnt tape machine found during the recent restoration of Raven Row has been made into a sculpture by artist Richard Crow for the 'Resonance Open'. Crow and the Bohman Brothers will resurrect the destroyed machine as an instrument for this performance. 


Aleks Kolkowski

Sunday 3 July, 2pm

Over the past five years, Kolkowski has been making individual recordings of contemporary musicians, artists and writers using only the medium of the wax cylinder. Kolkowski will reproduce a selection of these cylinders on machines from the early 1900s, complete with giant brass concert horns. Artists appearing on wax include Aaron Williamson, Lore Lixemberg, Jennifer Walshe, Jaap Blonk, Akio Suzuki, Peter Evans, Jacob Kirkegaard, Keith Rowe, Ikue Mori, Nicolas Collins and Phil Niblock.


Steve Beresford, Max Eastley and Richard Thomas

Wednesday 6 July, 1pm

Richard Thomas in conversation with Max Eastley and pianist, composer, improviser, Steve Beresford. During the course of the interview they will reflect on free improvisation, telepathy, and consensus. Beresford and Eastley will also perform live at Raven Row and on air. 


Bob & Roberta Smith and Leonardo Ulian

Wednesday 6 July, 3pm 

Bob & Roberta Smith and Leonardo Ulian, the two founding members of the Apathy Band, present Read on the Humanophone. Leonardo will wire Bob up with microphones and poke him, meanwhile Bob and Roberta Smith will attempt to read from his new book I Should be in Charge.


The Resonance Radio Orchestra

Thursday 7 July, 7pm

The Resonance Radio Orchestra will perform the newly composed Lascia o raddoppia? [Double or quits?], a radiophonic reconstruction of the 1950s Italian television quiz show of the same name. One of the winners of this hugely popular show was Walter Marchetti, an artist in the exhibition, who as a teenager answered questions on the programme about contemporary music. Another contestant was John Cage, answering questions about his specialist subject of mushrooms.


Sharon Gal

Saturday 9 July, 2pm

Vocalist and experimental musician Sharon Gal will perform The Long Drone, a collaborative composition with an ensemble of 20 musicians. Acoustic instruments and multiple voices will perform for two hours, working somewhere between La Monte Young's The Theatre of Eternal Music and The Scratch Orchestra.


Lucia Farinati and Brandon LaBelle

Sunday 10 July, 2pm

Sound artists and theorists Lucia Farinati and Brandon LaBelle will discuss the newly published Site of Sound, a book that considers radio as a sonic architecture. Sound researcher Ian Rawes will join them to chair a discussion about field recording and phonography.



Friday 15 July, 4.30pm


Christopher Weaver

Saturday 16 July, 3pm

British artist Christopher Weaver will perform Variations for a Room and a Tone, an installation that will make audible the resonant frequencies of Raven Row to produce music. Weaver will be joined by other members of the electro-acoustic quartet Oscillatorial Binnage.


Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann

Sunday 17 July, 2pm

Radio artists Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann form the duo Tonic Train who will give a performance combining radio feedback and wine. Having moved to the Mosel region of Germany, Tonic Train will combine their new found passion for vinification with avant-garde sonic arts.


Other events

A performance by Max Eastley
Tuesday 14 June 2011, 6.30pm
A performance by Esther Ferrer
Saturday 25 June 2011, 7pm