Aug 08, 2015 leith hill recordings cassette and download. Dark star orchestra live at the showbox on 20180208. Uniquely able to play the entire venue as a sound source, they equate concert violins with wineglasses, air vents with copper records, mammoth organ pipes with eskimo kisses. The guga hunters of ness was composed in support of a film on a dying tradition the annual hunting of gannets, a kind of sea bird, on a desolate rock off scotland in the north atlantic. If you come see us play you will get a free cd and permanent hearing damage. Jun 12, 2012 t he dead rat orchestra is a trio of musicians consisting of daniel merrill, robin alderton and nathaniel mann. Dead rat orchestra have collaborated with director james holcombe and awardwinning folk artist lisa knapp, to create their most political album to date. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from dead orchestra at the discogs marketplace. In 2015, dead rat orchestra collaborated with director james holcombe to create the soundtrack to tyburnia.
Have a cigar althea echoes eyes of the world elf jam echoes wharf rat run like hell encore comfortably numb slipknot. At first we focused on sitespecific performances that made use of the acoustics of the space, such as exploring the acoustics of a church. Egyptian, nubian and british musical traditions combine to create. We create music in response to different locations. Dead rats and meat cleavers, on radio 4 explored the origins of the bronze meat cleavers that were such a feature of 2018s tour with sutari, as well as nathans project rough music that started during his residency at the pitt rivers museum. Most often they have steered their ship through the idioms of folk and improv, to shout, sing and glisten at audiences from the uk to mainland europe, scandinavia to canada. Jul 03, 2015 pindrop presents a live film soundtrack performed by dead rat orchestra to james holcombes film tyburnia. Dead rat orchestra ghostband by dead rat orchestra, released 12 april 2007 1.
A radical history of 600 years of public execution. Dead rat orchestra oh dear rue the day australian folk. Rough music feat dead rat orchestra short hd youtube. Dead rat orchestra music, videos, stats, and photos. Most often they have steered their ship through the idioms of folk and improv, to shout, sing and glisten at audiences from the uk to mainland europe, scandinavia. Download this for free now and seek out their work when you can.
The dead outgrew this place, but it still is a big part of the lore esp. Part of the 2nd performance of the day the ship of fools on bar and co a barge on the river thames. Swordsmiths and blacksmiths, dead rats and butcher boys musician nathaniel mann creates an orchestra worthy of. Nanook of the north 1922 robert flaherty live soundtrack performance with oxford contemporary music ocm. Bringing to bare their gritty, rough hewn interpretations and dextrous multiinstrumentalism, the dro have created a sound track that features songs that were composed by or for those condemned to dance the tyburn jig, bringing a new understanding to the. Our favorite things are long drives in the van, tom petty at top volume, and making your ears ring. The dead rat orchestra perform oh dear rue the day, an australian lullaby in a special performance at the museum of bath at work. In the build up to the premiere of rough music in oxford on the 29th of march this series of teasers reveal behindthescenes glimpses into the production of our bespoke instruments.
It was originally recorded as the soundtrack to intrepid cinemas critically acclaimed bbc documentary the guga hunters of ness, which follows the journey of ten men from the community of ness on the isle of lewis as they embark on a traditional hunt for gannets. Jul 14, 2017 chameleonlike musical magpies, the dead rat orchestra set out to plunder the music of other acts, amalgamating all within their own particular aesthetic. Yellowblue splitcolour c30 cassette with download voucher, handnumbered with two alternate inner. T he dead rat orchestra is a trio of musicians consisting of daniel merrill, robin alderton and nathaniel mann. Kconjog, c joynes, the doomed bird of providence, chra, the fractal skulls, max bondi. The album is a brassy instrumental tribute to the best tunes the grateful dead ever recorded. Awarded the george butterworth prize for composition.
Always attempting to react or interact with their surroundings and the people and ideas that they come across, dead rat orchestra often craft each performance for the particular space in which they find themselves from former abattoirs to churches, concert halls to coppice woods. Under sound and musics composer in residence programme, nathaniel mann has spent 18 months. Swingin to the grateful swingin to the grateful dead. Dead rat orchestra deadratorchestra s profile on myspace, the place where people come to connect, discover, and share. Dead rat orchestra the captains apprentice live in sonderho forsamlingshus 28.
The guga hunters of ness was a bbc documentary that was. This album is the product of meticulous research into the history of the tyburn gallows and features rediscovered broadside ballads, written by and for those condemned to dance the tyburn jig, intercut with psychogeographical field recordings, musique concrete and lost songs in the thieves cant. A warts and all souvenir of a fantastic show at the dentist in clapton, east london, earlier this year, collecting four tracks from c joynes and dead rat orchestras asyetunreleased ethnological folk fusion project. One year before my first merriweather show 62784 and 2nd show overall. Dead rat orchestra ship of fools may 6th 2012 youtube.
The film explored parallels between contemporary and historical notions of crime in relation to business and property and the spectacular nature of punishment. They are well known for their unconventional approach to music and their latest release the guga hunters of ness which originally took the form of a film score is the perfect example of them at their innovative best. Musician nathaniel mann creates an orchestra in a secret bronze age smelting foundry. Dead rat orchestra are adventurers adrift in a sea of sound and possibility, plucking textures and melodies to craft their idiosyncratic vision of what music and performance can be. Inland navigation live at museum of bath at work for bath. Tyburnia is a soundtrack by the folk group dead rat orchestra for artist james holcombes film tyburnia. Tleo and misc are awesome in the first, with the second being pretty much a total. Chameleonlike musical magpies, the dead rat orchestra set out to plunder the music of other acts, amalgamating all within their own particular aesthetic.
The dead rat orchestra dro take the concept of the live film score to a new level with their acclaimed score to james holcombes 2015 tyburnia film, documenting the history of public hangings in britain and named after tyburn, the site of execution in central london. Pindrop presents a live film soundtrack performed by dead rat orchestra to james holcombes film tyburnia. Jan 01, 20 dead rat orchestra see themselves as adventurers. Woodland recordings 2012 field recordings woodland recordings. Explore releases from dead rat orchestra at discogs. Prsf grant to help develop 3d printed whistles for bbc radio 4 documentary. Shot on 16mm, the film looks at the history and legacy of londons tyburn gallows, the citys principal place for public executions for 600 years. Download the app to listen live wherever you are and connect with us like never before. Stream tracks and playlists from dead rat orchestra on your desktop or mobile device. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Listen to dead rat orchestra soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create colchester. Dead rat orchestra oh dear rue the day australian folk lullaby 2014 close.
In july 2012, london label critical heights will be releasing the new album from dead rat orchestra. Stream a soundtrack by the folk group dead rat orchestra for a film about places of public execution in the uk. Dead rat orchestra have collaborated with director james holcombe and award winning folk artist lisa knapp, to create their most political album to date. Part one of a look at the music released in summer 2019 a motley. The dead rat orchestra with lisa knapp norwich arts centre. Discs one and two come from september 3 and disc three. In the build up to the premiere of rough music in oxford on the 29th of march this series of teasers reveal behindthescenes glimpses into.
Tonights show was a recreation of the grateful deads performance on july 5th, 1978 at the omaha civic. Tyburnia has provided an opportunity to breath life back into some very peculiar and rare songs. The dead rat orchestra featuring lisa knapp with filmmaker james holcombe. Dead rat orchestra the guga hunters of ness blurt magazine. Deadphish orchestra, april 1920, 2019 be on key psychedelic ripple, denver, co 2001 cumberland blues, the wedge scarlet begonias fuego, st. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from dead rat orchestra at the discogs marketplace. Members of dead rat orchestra and sutari rehearsing for meat cleaver performance.
Dead rat orchestra is an experimental music group made up by daniel merrill, robin alderton and myself. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film. Dark star orchestra the warfield san francisco, ca 02152020 source. Improv freefolk explorations haunting, stark and warming all at once. Lullaby recorded live at colchesters arts centre supporting a silver mount zion featuring the mt view memorial choir. This black and white 16mm footage documents the tyburnia tour 2015 featuring dead rat orchestra. Their shows are built off the deads extensive catalog and the talent of. Tyburnia rehung is coming to london this 7th november, with a newly commissioned. His residence finale rough music, features the world premiere of music for custom made tuned meat cleavers and takes place at ovadas warehouse space as part of audiograft 2014 festival. This is a great show at an awesome venue for the dead i also saw both 85s and the two jgbs in 89. Free folk trio the dead rat orchestras latest excursion is a boundary pushing collaboration with guitarist c joynes, says louder than wars. Oct 07, 2014 the dead rat orchestra perform oh dear rue the day, an australian lullaby in a special performance at the museum of bath at work.
The dead rat orchestra the geshin and the guga youtube. Dcdr is from massachusetts and we like loud rock n roll. Dead rat orchestra perform live at combe gibbet, during their 2015 tyburnia tour. Named after a semimythological plant described in 16th century travellers tales, the borametz tree is the first album from c joynes and the furlong bray, a project led by guitarist c joynes, which features members of experimental folk ensemble dead rat orchestra, plus electroacoustic composer cam deas and fellow guitarist and multiinstrumentalist nick jonah davis. Dead rat orchestra oh dear rue the day australian folk lullaby 2014. Swingin to the grateful dead 1999 is about as upbeat as you can get. Dead rat orchestra, james holcombe, lisa knapp tyburnia a radical history of 600 years of public execution. Opening with the orchestral drone folk chorus created by dead rat orchestra with their version of bonnie sweet robin is to the. The reason being that the three rats are all working on different projects that have us running litereally all over the world, and whilst we focus on these things, the rats are going to be a bit quiet untill 2020. Turning base metal into musical gold swordsmiths and dead rats.
It was released as a digital download on november 1, 2005 and is a three disc compilation of the band performing in 1980 on september 3 at springfield civic center in springfield, massachusetts and september 4 at providence civic center in providence, rhode island. Dead rat orchestras meat cleavers recreate vigilantes music. Bbc radio 4 pursuit of beauty, dead rats and meat cleavers. His band, dead rat orchestra, will be using the meat cleavers along with instruments including a salt box, a metal bucket and a barrel scraper to give new life to the centuriesold songs.969 768 139 781 1321 862 1565 739 372 82 1085 107 1624 326 1321 346 33 478 1279 933 447 599 101 1414 1248 418 1255 218 853 448 343 376 926 615