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. The film explored parallels between contemporary and historical notions of crime in relation to business and property and the spectacular nature of punishment. 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. One year before my first merriweather show 62784 and 2nd show overall. Tonights show was a recreation of the grateful deads performance on july 5th, 1978 at the omaha civic. 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. Download this for free now and seek out their work when you can. Dead rat orchestra the guga hunters of ness folk radio. The dead rat orchestra with lisa knapp norwich arts centre. 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. This black and white 16mm footage documents the tyburnia tour 2015 featuring dead rat orchestra.
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. Aug 08, 2015 leith hill recordings cassette and download. Nanook of the north 1922 robert flaherty live soundtrack performance with oxford contemporary music ocm. Dead rat orchestra the guga hunters of ness blurt magazine. 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. Stream tracks and playlists from dead rat orchestra on your desktop or mobile device. 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 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. 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. Download the app to listen live wherever you are and connect with us like never before.
Tyburnia has provided an opportunity to breath life back into some very peculiar and rare songs. Have a cigar althea echoes eyes of the world elf jam echoes wharf rat run like hell encore comfortably numb slipknot. 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. 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. A radical history of 600 years of public execution. 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. Our favorite things are long drives in the van, tom petty at top volume, and making your ears ring. At first we focused on sitespecific performances that made use of the acoustics of the space, such as exploring the acoustics of a church. Explore releases from dead rat orchestra at discogs.
Dead rat orchestra oh dear rue the day australian folk. The guga hunters of ness was a bbc documentary that was. Rough music feat dead rat orchestra short hd youtube. Yellowblue splitcolour c30 cassette with download voucher, handnumbered with two alternate inner. 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. Dead rat orchestra is an experimental music group made up by daniel merrill, robin alderton and myself. Tyburnia is a soundtrack by the folk group dead rat orchestra for artist james holcombes film tyburnia. 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.
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. Dcdr is from massachusetts and we like loud rock n roll. Swordsmiths and blacksmiths, dead rats and butcher boys musician nathaniel mann creates an orchestra worthy of. Musician nathaniel mann creates an orchestra in a secret bronze age smelting foundry. The dead rat orchestra the geshin and the guga youtube. In 2015, dead rat orchestra collaborated with director james holcombe to create the soundtrack to tyburnia. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from dead rat orchestra at the discogs marketplace.
Dead rat orchestras meat cleavers recreate vigilantes music. Part of the 2nd performance of the day the ship of fools on bar and co a barge on the river thames. 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. Dark star orchestra the warfield san francisco, ca 02152020 source. Dark star orchestra live at the showbox on 20180208. The dead outgrew this place, but it still is a big part of the lore esp. Dead rat orchestra oh dear rue the day australian folk lullaby 2014. T he dead rat orchestra is a trio of musicians consisting of daniel merrill, robin alderton and nathaniel mann. Lullaby recorded live at colchesters arts centre supporting a silver mount zion featuring the mt view memorial choir. Find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest dead rat orchestra interviews.
Part one of a look at the music released in summer 2019 a motley. Stream a soundtrack by the folk group dead rat orchestra for a film about places of public execution in the uk. Bbc radio 4 pursuit of beauty, dead rats and meat cleavers. Jul 03, 2015 pindrop presents a live film soundtrack performed by dead rat orchestra to james holcombes film tyburnia. Under sound and musics composer in residence programme, nathaniel mann has spent 18 months. In july 2012, london label critical heights will be releasing the new album from dead rat orchestra. Inland navigation live at museum of bath at work for bath. Woodland recordings 2012 field recordings woodland recordings. Deadphish orchestra, april 1920, 2019 be on key psychedelic ripple, denver, co 2001 cumberland blues, the wedge scarlet begonias fuego, st. Swingin to the grateful dead 1999 is about as upbeat as you can get. 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.
Dead rat orchestra deadratorchestra s profile on myspace, the place where people come to connect, discover, and share. Swordsmiths and blacksmiths, dead rats and butcher boys musician nathaniel mann creates an orchestra worthy. Dead rat orchestra have collaborated with director james holcombe and awardwinning folk artist lisa knapp, to create their most political album to date. 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.
Improv freefolk explorations haunting, stark and warming all at once. 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. Awarded the george butterworth prize for composition. Tleo and misc are awesome in the first, with the second being pretty much a total. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film. Pindrop presents a live film soundtrack performed by dead rat orchestra to james holcombes film tyburnia. If you come see us play you will get a free cd and permanent hearing damage. Swingin to the grateful swingin to the grateful dead. This is a great show at an awesome venue for the dead i also saw both 85s and the two jgbs in 89. The album is a brassy instrumental tribute to the best tunes the grateful dead ever recorded.
Dead rat orchestra perform live at combe gibbet, during their 2015 tyburnia tour. Dead rat orchestra music, videos, stats, and photos. Dead rat orchestra, james holcombe, lisa knapp tyburnia a radical history of 600 years of public execution. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from dead orchestra at the discogs marketplace. 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. We create music in response to different locations. 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. The dead rat orchestra featuring lisa knapp with filmmaker james holcombe. Turning base metal into musical gold swordsmiths and dead rats.
Free folk trio the dead rat orchestras latest excursion is a boundary pushing collaboration with guitarist c joynes, says louder than wars. Dead rat orchestra have collaborated with director james holcombe and award winning folk artist lisa knapp, to create their most political album to date. 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. Dead rat orchestra oh dear rue the day australian folk lullaby 2014 close. Egyptian, nubian and british musical traditions combine to create. Jan 01, 20 dead rat orchestra see themselves as adventurers. 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. 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. Dead rat orchestra ship of fools may 6th 2012 youtube. Prsf grant to help develop 3d printed whistles for bbc radio 4 documentary. Kconjog, c joynes, the doomed bird of providence, chra, the fractal skulls, max bondi. Jun 12, 2012 t he dead rat orchestra is a trio of musicians consisting of daniel merrill, robin alderton and nathaniel mann. Projects contact home dead rat orchestra watch listen updates asside from the cut, tyburnia, and free folk in brexit britain tours, over over the past few years i have been working extensively with egyptian flautist fayrouz kaddal, composing work and developing projects that explore ideas of displacement, identity and colonialism. Members of dead rat orchestra and sutari rehearsing for meat cleaver performance.
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 dead rat orchestra perform oh dear rue the day, an australian lullaby in a special performance at the museum of bath at work. Chameleonlike musical magpies, the dead rat orchestra set out to plunder the music of other acts, amalgamating all within their own particular aesthetic. Tyburnia rehung is coming to london this 7th november, with a newly commissioned. Dead rat orchestra ghostband by dead rat orchestra, released 12 april 2007 1. Their shows are built off the deads extensive catalog and the talent of. Dead rat orchestra the captains apprentice live in sonderho forsamlingshus 28.
Opening with the orchestral drone folk chorus created by dead rat orchestra with their version of bonnie sweet robin is to the. Discs one and two come from september 3 and disc three. Download series volume 7 is a live album by the rock band the grateful dead. In the summer of 2014, the dead rat orchestra toured the canals.1203 1474 1528 691 1107 302 1075 1134 524 1528 980 636 81 913 1450 805 597 1523 1606 362 1516 988 721 193 1229 1319 740 172 1477 20 187 839 28 1476 382 1021 204 823 1125