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Ryoko Akama’s Proposal 6 released

image006Will’s realisation of a score composed for him by Ryoko Akama is released on Suppedaneum. It is accompanied by Joseph Clayton Mills‘s realisation of Akama’s Proposal 7. Each piece is 27 minutes long, and they are presented on a CDR entitled Inscriptions, along with scores and notes in a wooden veneer envelope.


Project for Heathrow Squatters

IMG_3978In January 2017, Will gathered some recordings at the Grow Heathrow squat and protest site, which is close to the airport. He made a piece based on John Cage’s Project for Hanau Squatters (aka Five Hanau Silence). Recordings made around the site were layered in an audio wor designed for playback on five speakers. Versions of the piece were presented at Queen Mary, University of London (24 March, 2017) and Royal Holloway, University of London (26 April, 2017).


the site

Will plays a short set as part of an evening organised by The Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis. The main event is a dialogue between Josh Cohen and James Mann. Thursday March 17, 2016, 7pm, Draper Hall, 1 Howell Walk, London SE1 6TL.


arthur russell birthday disco

Will is playing Arthur Russell’s music at a disco at All Tomorrow’s Parties in Prestatyn, 14-17 April 2016. Russell would have been 65 this May. Will will combine Russell’s dance tracks with material drawn from his cello ballads and compositions.


praxis

Will presents another realisation of Ryoko Akama’s score e.a.c.d. at Praxis, a new series launching at the Parasol Unit in London on 3 March. Also on the bill are Maja Jantar, Sharon Gal, Steven J Fowler, Robert Hampson and Gareth Damian Martin. Video of Will’s Other Room performance is here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


the other room

Will realises Ryoko Akama’s composition e.a.c.d. at Manchester’s Other Room: The Castle Hotel, Oldham Street, Manchester M2 4PD, Wednesday 17 March, 7pm. Also on the bill are Vicki Bennett & Gregor Weichbrodt, Mark Leahy. Will will also be performing e.a.c.d. at the Parasol Unit in London on 3 March – details to follow.

 

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The crystal at the lips in the Guardian

The crystal at the lips forms part of Philip Thomas’s experimental music playlist in the Guardian newspaper


Out now – The crystal at the lips

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The crystal at the lips is out now, available from Organized Music from Thessaloniki. The CD features two pieces: a simultaneous realisation of two scores by Manfred Werder and a treated location recording.


Sensing Cities

Will’s interview with Maria Papadomanolaki for the Sensing Cities radio show was broadcast on 11 and 15 November 2014 on Resonance 104.4 FM.


Writing Sound 2

Lydgalleriet_writingsound2_FIN2_WEB2Will’s piece R-ARK38 is one of the exhibits at Writing Sound 2, an exhibition running in Bergen, Norway, from 21 November to 14 December 2014. Many of the exhibits were presented in online form at the exhibition’s blog for the duration of the exhibition. Will’s piece is a version of ARK 38, an electroacoustic composition by the US poet Ronald Johnson.

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