“Heygate” released on vinyl in March 2012 by Winds Measure
Saturday, February 11th, 2012
“Heygate“, a composition emerging from Will’s work on the south London’s Heygate estate is released in March on Winds Measure, with a track by Robert Curgenven on the other side. Pre-orders from 15 February. This white-vinyl 12″ record will be available from Winds Measure (US), direct from Will or Robert (UK & EU) or from various retail outlets.
pitch on delirious hem
Monday, December 5th, 2011
“Pitch”, part of an ongoing collaboration between Will Montgomery and Carol Watts, was featured on the Delirious Hem blog on 5 December 2011.
solosets, 18 September
Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
Will plays solo on a bill that also features Robert Curgenven, Johnny McHugh and Isambard Khroustaliov. If all goes well, copies of Will and Robert’s forthcoming split 12″ white vinyl release on Winds Measure will be available. Madame Lillie’s, Stoke Newington, N16 6BD.
Thursday, April 7th, 2011
Will is presenting his Heygate work at the last of the Royal Academy’s three ‘Future Memory‘ events on Saturday 21 May. The afternoon-long discussion will focus on the relationship between memory and space.
Thursday, April 7th, 2011
Will is taking part in the ‘University of Dreams‘ at Essex University. A composition made from sound recordings of the campus at night will form part of an exhibition in May. The piece will be presented at an event featuring Iain Sinclair, Marina Warner, Ralph Hawkins and Jeremy Reed on 4 May. Image © Lynne Pettinger.
Saturday, December 18th, 2010
Will is participating in Resonant Cities, an audio project spanning seven urban centres: Brussels, Ghent, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Mons and Seoul. A CD featuring mixes of field recordings from all the locations is released in late 2011. A live event on 23 December 2010 will include audio sourced live from the mobile phones of participating artists in each city.
Alvin Lucier’s The Duke of York at POLYply 6
Friday, December 17th, 2010
Will (laptop) and Steve Willey (voice, text) perform Alvin Lucier’s early 1970s score The Duke of York at POLYply 6, a cross-media event dedicated to the score. Also performing that evening are Manfred Werder, Brigid McLeer, Libby Worth & Julie Brixey-Williams, and Elizabeth Guthrie. Thursday 13 January, The Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London WC1Z 9NG.
Manfred Werder realised by Will Montgomery
Monday, November 22nd, 2010
Just out on Cathnor is Will Montgomery’s realisation of Manfred Werder’s score 2009 (5), which a single sentence by the French poet Francis Ponge. The mini-CDR features two recordings of the M25 motorway.
Monday, September 27th, 2010
Pitch, a collaboration between Will Montgomery and the poet Carol Watts, will feature at a sound art exhibition in the worksetting gallery in Huddersfield from 1 December unti late January 2011. The piece is a response to the work of Italian composer Luigi Nono.
Thursday, August 26th, 2010
Two releases are being finished off at the moment. Before long a realisation of Manfred Werder’s text score 2009(5) will be out as a mini-CD as part of Cathnor’s Vignettes series. And Will’s Heygate estate composition will appear on Winds Measure as one half of a vinyl album, with a piece by Robert Curgenven on the other side.