A Hawk And A Hacksaw + Harpoon Group
This gig is for seated audience
A Hawk and a Hacksaw is an American folk duo from Albuquerque, New Mexico, currently signed to L.M. Duplication.
The band consists of accordionist Jeremy Barnes, who was previously the drummer for Neutral Milk Hotel and Bablicon, and violinist Heather Trost. The music is inspired by Eastern European, Turkish and Balkan traditions, and is mostly instrumental.
They have released six albums and have toured internationally. The first four albums and an E.P. were released on The Leaf Label and afterwards on their own label L. M. Duplication.
We regret that the previously advertised support SEALIONWOMAN have had to pull out due to illness. We'll get them back for another show as soon as we can! Instead we are delighted to have...
Harpoon Group is the alias of Dead Rat Orchestra member Robin Alderton, a sometime sound artist, musician, and fine artist who can be found surrounded by antiquated audio technology: dansettes spinning dubplates, reel to reel recorders flailing, clicking dictaphones, overdubbed cassettes and bust samplers. He creates shifting textural compositions out of field recordings, found sounds and the technology itself, considering the process a form of collage. His performances resonate with ideas of sound recording technology, nostalgia, memory and place - the processes of deterioration, and of the failure of (or grasp for) memory.
Doors open 7.30pm.