Newsbits: Graphic Scores in the UK / Godspeed’s Polaris / Pisaro and Nishikaze in the UK / Lescalleet and Drumm

Godspeed You Black Emperor! performing live on...

On Thursday 3rd October, 8pm, at Turner Sims, University of Southampton, UK, SO17 1BJ, Joanna MacGregor (piano), Tom Arthurs (trumpet),
Elaine Mitchener (voice), Oliver Coates (cello), and Isambard Khroustaliov (electronics) perform “Graphic Scores.”

Godspeed You Black Emperor has won Canada’s Polaris Prize, and has written an acceptance speech – sort of.

Also in the UK, at 8pm, Saturday 19th October 2013 at the Roundchapel Auditorium, Powerscroft Road, E5 0PU, Michael Pisaro and Makiko Nishikaze will be featured. Participating in this event will be: Daniel Bennett, Seth Cooke, Stephen Cornford, Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Angharad Davies, Jane Dickson, Patrick Farmer, Lawrence Dunn, Bruno Guastalla, Jack Harris, Sarah Hughes, Kostis Kilymis, Dominic Lash, Will Montgomery, Tim Parkinson, Samuel Rodgers, David Stent, Greg Stuart, and Paul Whitty.

Jason Lescalleet and Kevin Drumm have a new recording out, which is reviewed.