Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Webster / Dunning Tour

I'm playing a series of shows with Graham Dunning on turntable throughout April in the UK and Switzerland. The dates are:

15th April - Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland

22nd April - Servant's Jazz Quarters, London, UK

24th April - Quadrant Lounge, Wolverhampton, UK

25th April - Noise Above Noise @ The Penthouse NQ, Manchester, UK

26th April - Noise Broadway @ Fabric Lab, Bradford, UK

27th April - Blank Canvas @ The Ship and Mitre, Liverpool, UK

29th April - Horse Improv Club @ The Doghouse, London, UK

Our album 'Estigate' was released by Linear Obsessional Recordings last month. Buy/stream/download the album here.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Solo Tour

Upcoming solo shows in the UK and Netherlands:

March 20th: LUME @ Long White Cloud, London (also duo w/ Andrew Lisle)

March 28th: Norwegianism Festival @ Roodkapje, Rotterdam

March 29th: Supporting 'The Gate' @ OCCII, Amsterdam

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Aftermath: Dead Neanderthals Tour

Dead Neanderthal's UK tour finished last week, and we had four excellent shows. Huge thanks to all the promoters, venues, and everyone who came to see us.

The first gig was in Manchester, hosted by Freedom Principle, then the next day we made the short drive to Macclesfield to film a set in Sam Andreae's tiny basement:

Dead Neanderthals in Sam's Basement from Sam Andreae on Vimeo.

In Sheffield we played the Audacious Art Experiment - a rehearsal/gig venue/record label, hosted and filmed by Tinnitus Jukebox. It was a great show, and a great space. Footage should be turning up on local network TV later in the year.

The penultimate gig at Green Door Store in Brighton was filmed in it's entirety:

We finished the tour in London with an amazing gig at The Vortex. The night was reviewed by the Ears For Eyes blog:

"They unrelentingly delivered a torrent of sound that suggested the missing link between John Coltrane’s ‘Ascension’ and the experience of pulping your head in a blender."


The photo above was taken by Pigface from Pogarda Crew, as well as the 'headless saxmen' pic below:

Monday, 10 February 2014

Estigate - Available Now

New release on Linear Obsessional Recordings: Estigate is a saxophone/turntables duo album with Graham Dunning. Minimal and textured improvisations using tenor and baritone saxophones, specially recorded dubplates, and prepared turntables.

The download version is pay-what-you-want. The physical version is a limited edition CDr (50 copies), which comes in a carry-case containing shellac disc fragments, and a map.


Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Dead Neanderthals Tour Flyers

We will also play at The Vortex, London on Feb 3rd in a double bill with Dead Days Beyond Help w/ Alan Wilkinson.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Collaboration with Romvelope D.V.M.A. Installation

In July, myself and Jussi Brightmore improvised live to a sound installation entitled D.V.M.A. by artist Bjorn Hatleskog, aka Romvelope. A recording of the set is here:

DVMA Installation by Bjorn Hatleskog / Romvelope
Colin Webster: Baritone Saxophone
Jussi Brightmore: Electronics

Recorded at Burgh House Gallery, London. July 10th 2013.