Will’s pipe organ piece ‘Lubender’, recorded in a former Methodist chapel, was featured in Jon Abbey’s excellent Amplify 2020 online festival, which has just concluded. The track is available for streaming and download on Bandcamp.

Trichromatic Moiré released

Trichromatic Moiré, a double CD featuring interpretations of a graphic score by Thomas Martin Nutt is released by Sonic Arts Unit (Saru) at Oxford Brookes. Contributors include Tetuzi Akiyama, Harriet Butler, Sarah Hennies, Ryu Hankil, Ko Ishikawa, David Lacey, Sally Ann McIntyre, Will Montgomery, Joseph
Clayton Mills, Shirley Pegna, Rie Nakajima & Marie Roux, Samuel Rodgers, Lo Wie, and Keiko Yamamoto. Will’s contribution is built from recordings made over several months from a bench in a London park.

Waeckerlé/ Beuger Oto recordings

Recordings of the two events co-organised by Will and Emmanuelle Waeckerlé at Café Oto in February 2018 are available on SoundCloud and Vimeo:

Compositions by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, 22 February, Café Oto


Performed by Antoine Beuger (voice), John Eyles (voice), Alex Mah (voice), Artur Vidal (voice), Petri Huurinainen (acoustic guitar, ebow), Emmanuelle Waeckerle (ektarat)


Performed by Antoine Beuger(voice), John Eyles (voice), Petri Huurinainen (acoustic guitar, ebow), Will Montgomery (melodica), Emmanuelle Waeckerle (voice)

(Story Of) by Antoine Beuger(flute), Will Montgomery (feedback), Emmanuelle Waeckerle (voice)

Compositions by Antoine Beuger, 23 February, Café Oto

…of being numerous

Performed by Antoine Beuger (flute, voice, varia), John Eyles (twigs, paper, paper clips, stones), Petri Huurinainen (guitar, bow, enow), Alex Mah (harmonica, paper clips, twigs, stones, voice), Will Montgomery (transcriber machine, stones, voice, pen, notebook, paper), Artur Vidal (leaves, paper, saxophone, stones) and Emmanuelle Waeckerlé (clay whistle, ektarat, voice, stones)

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Performed by Antoine Beuger (whistling)

All audio recorded by Café Oto, and mixed and edited by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé


Two evenings of performances of text-based scores by Antoine Beuger and Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, realised by Antoine Beuger, John Eyles, Sarah Hughes, Petri Huurinainen, Charlotte Keefe, Will Montgomery, Artur Vidal and Emmanuelle Waeckerlé. Events curated by Will and Emmanuelle.

Café Oto, 22 and 23 February 2018, 7.30pm.

Antoine, Will and Emmanuelle appeared on Resonance FM’s Sound Out show on 20 February. Audio  here.


James Saunders – Location Composite #1

Video documentation of this 2013 performance at the Hansard Gallery, Southampton, by Will Montgomery, Dominic Lash, Sarah Hughes, Seth Cooke and David Stent is here.

Scripting Sound – performance at the Cello Factory, London

POLYproject 8: Scripting Sound features four performers who have worked extensively with experimental scores in recent years: Ryoko Akama, lo wie, Stefan Thut and Will Montgomery. The compositions to be realised are lo wie’s “CLOUD SCISSORS_trans”, Stefan Thut’s “four, four” and Akama’s “proposal – six”. The event is the launch for the version of “proposal – six” recently released by Suppedaneum. Entry: £5. 1 October. Cello Factory, 35A Cornwall Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8TJ.

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.

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