Pop Composition VI: Tom O.C Wilson/Inmiriam/Beetles/kept cairns @ Windmill Brixton, London [17 July]

Pop Composition VI: Tom O.C Wilson/Inmiriam/Beetles/kept cairns


14
17
July
20:00 - 23:00

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Windmill Brixton
22 Blenheim Gardens, SW2 5BZ London, United Kingdom
**Pop Composition VI: Tom O.C Wilson / INMIRIAM / Beetles / kept cairns**

An ear-opening evening of compositionally rich pop music.
£4 otd.

Tom O.C Wilson
Tom O.C Wilson is a London-based art-pop composer with an insatiable appetite for musical discovery. His music straddles the line between the classic English pop songwriting tradition (Ray Davies, Andy Partridge, Damon Albarn) and the sophistication of current US acts such as Dirty Projectors and Deerhoof. Yet his musical canvas also draws upon wider influences, be that the exuberance of contemporary jazz (Denys Baptiste, John Hollenbeck), the raw emotional impact of twentieth century classical composition (Olivier Messiaen, György Ligeti), or the irresistible rhythmic pull of Sardinian guitarists such as Paolo Angeli and Marino De Rosas.

Tom began making music as a solo act working under the name Freeze Puppy. In this guise he supported the likes of Devendra Banhart, Micachu and the Shapes and Field Music, and released two albums on Pickled Egg Records, both of which gained airplay on BBC Radio 3 and BBC 6 Music. Now operating under his own name, his current group features the dynamic and musically sensitive trio of James Ashdown (drums), Steve Haynes (bass) and Steve Troughton (keyboard).

«Audaciously complex and eminently digestible....pop created in limits, existing in joyous disregard of them. The best kind.» — John Stevens, Qu Junktions.

«Brilliantly conceived and executed, full of great songs, amazing detail, intriguing lyrics. Not once does the quality drop....very fine work!» — Iain Chambers, The Guardian.

«Elegant and gorgeous combination of chamber music and pop» — Maarten Schiethart, Penny Black Music.

«Blew my mind» — Devendra Banhart.

tomocwilson.co.uk

InMiriam

...is the new project from Ellie Rose Rusbridge inspired by the biblical story of poet and prophetess Miriam. Ellie's influences span a childhood steeped in scared choral music and traditional folk tunes from around the world and adolescence was soundtracked by Joni Mitchell, Kate Bush and Martha Wainwright. She is currently studying an MMus in Creative Practice Goldsmiths University where experimental pop and vocal music are at the forefront of her research and practice.

“Dusk-lit songs, strong and tender and sung in a voice that curls darkly at the edges in a way that’ll entice fans of Joanna Newsom and Regina Spektor” – Time Out Magazine

«With soaring vocals and swaying synths[...] Everything is ethereal and lucid. However its InMiriam’s lyrics that really pack the punch. —thisyearinmusic

'...Rusbridge’s stunning voice, an instrument that can somehow be simultaneously intimate and soaring.' -Thomas Blake, Folk and Roots, Music Webzine

“Some of the most honest music you are ever likely to hear in the capital… This particular singer’s vocals are just as resolute and unwavering as they are beautiful.» -About Time Magazine

ellieroserusbridge.com/inmiriam

Beetles

Beetles comprise two London based musicians, Laila Woozeer and Tom O.C Wilson. They use the minimum of means — two voices and a single electric guitar — to get the maximum emotional impact from a musical language based around surprising harmonies, pointilist textures and infectious skittering melodies. Important musical influences include Regina Spektor, Kurt Cobain and Lennon and McCartney.

facebook.com/beetlessounds/

kept cairns

kept cairns is a Bristol based songwriter using music to sketch and explore the unseen world of interiority: mental health, transcendence, relationship breakdown, the limits of communication, ambiguity, time and love. His glacially slow approach to songwriting (the songs tend to gradually accrete rather than be 'written' as such) has finally produced a debut album, consisting of songs written over the past decade. The album, released in March earlier this year, acts as an emotional diary tracing the slow transformations of the heart and the will as experienced from the inside.

keptcairns.com

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