WHEN: 21/09/2017 at 12:00 AM
WHERE: The Victoria, London
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An evening of intense drone, ambient electronics, contemporary classical, doom strings and free jazz from world renowned musicians.
The legendary doom cellist returns to London to play her latest distorted drone offerings. Helen Money (real name Alison Chesley) is a cellist who has become known for her adventurous sound, bold compositions, and compelling stage performance.
Dubbed “A classical-cellist-turned-a
She has played on over 150 albums with a huge range of artists including Disturbed, Bob Mould, MONO (Japan), Anthrax, Broken Social Scene, Russian Circles, and Archer Prewitt among others, and recently completed a tour with Shellac.
“Charged-up rock anthems that give way to eerie calmness; distorted metal blasts and then solemn, ambient dreamscapes.” – The Guardian
We saw them perform a joint set with GNOD at Roadburn Festival in April, as well as a set of their own music, and were totally stunned by the sheer power behind their ambient offerings.
“Kuro’s music evokes a dark imagery, those nights in which not even the moon appears to shed some light on the earth.” – The Quietus
Founded and led by Richard Knox (Shield Patterns, Glissando, The Rustle of the Stars), A-Sun Amissa have featured an array of members and collaborators since its formation in 2011, as well as three albums out on Gizeh Records.
Producing dense, drone-like atmospheres with evocative, melodic string and woodwind sections, intertwining guitars and field recordings, their live performance is a mixture of recorded output combined with improvisation to explore progressions in the music every time.
“A rusted industrial aesthetic that lurks in the periphery of perception” – Rock-A-Rolla Magazine
“Back to the days when Godspeed You! Black Emperor came into our lives with their dark and apocalyptic music, warning of pre-millennial doom and despair. ” – The Line Of Best Fit
“Gorgeous, shimmering and shuddering” – The 405
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