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[sweet-ERROR:miku] Body & Soul

[sweet-ERROR:miku] Body & Soul

Watch a clip from our new show: [sweet-ERROR:miku]  


Rachel Musson / Federico Reuben / Mark Sanders @ York Spring Festival

Rachel Musson / Federico Reuben / Mark Sanders @ York Spring Festival

Federico Reuben was joined by Rachel Musson (sax) and Mark Sanders (drums) for a fiery improvisation concert at the York Spring Festival 2016, University of York. You can enjoy the video of the full concert here.


Via Gut @ LCMF

Via Gut @ LCMF

11 December, 7.00 pm LCMF – London Contemporary Music Festival Ambika P3, Lon­don, UK Neil Luck’s LCMF commission Via Gut is monologue-cum-variety-act about the future. Performed by the hard-core of squib-box and ARCO (Neil Luck, Adam de la Cour, Federico Reuben, Tom Jackson, Benedict Taylor) the piece expounds upon a physical, metaphysical, and pataphysical reading […]


New squib-box release: Burn Before Lis­ten­ing

New squib-box release: Burn Before Lis­ten­ing

squib-box are proud to present Burn Before Listening, our first archival release. The Two Bennys were perhaps one of 1940s America’s most unsurprisingly unsuccessful light entertainment acts. Technically inept and deeply offensive, their repeatedly failed attempts at both live and recorded performance are now viewed by most as a fair indication of their low credibility […]


squib-box podcast no.10

squib-box podcast no.10

ARCO present a special live preview performance broadcast of Neil Luck’s Herakles! It explores the myth of Hercules, retold through wild allegorical misinterpretations, mistranslations and miscreancy. Written and directed by Neil Luck, Herakles! is music theatre gone awry; a cultural black-hole drawing-in and distending ancient and modern embodiments of the Greek demi-god. A tasteful fusion […]


Batsu!!! Humiliating Music for Guitar

Batsu!!! Humiliating Music for Guitar

Video of highlights from the pilot of a Japanese Batsu game show featuring squibbers Adam de la Cour and Neil Luck. Filmed in 2009, in a secret underground military bunker. The show never aired.


squib-box podcast no.8

squib-box podcast no.8

Neil Luck is joined in the studio by Tokyo based artist Takahiro Tomatsu. They discuss Takahiro’s practice as a sound artist and performer, as well as work by other British and Japanese artists working, in some way, across the cultural, geographical and aesthetic gap between both nations


squib-box podcast no.7

squib-box podcast no.7

Presented as part of Resonance FM’s ‘Metronomic Marathon’; a 12 hour live radio relay involving a series of performers playing at a constant 135bpm (the average heartrate of a Marathon runner).


Schopenhauer!

squib-box proudly presents Schopenhauer, a new band formed of squib-artists Tom Jackson, Adam de la Cour and Federico Reuben. Schopenhauer specialises in tasteless expressionist improvisations, dark dialectics, trashy late-romantic kitsch and banal and evil conservatism.


Mark Knoop – Repurpose

Mark Knoop - Repurpose

On the first of May, squib-artist and friend Mark Knoop presents new works which each take existing musical material as their starting point. From Adam de la Cour’s Stockhausen imposter, through Beaudoin’s microtiming, to Finnissy’s Brahms-style choral preludes based on Norwegian and American folk songs, each work proposes an intriguing method of negotiating with the […]


squib-box podcast no.6

squib-box podcast no.6

squib-box cel­e­brate 1 year of being offi­cially ‘open for busi­ness’ by throwing a very special birthday party. The cel­e­bra­tions are led by Benny the Clown and tren­chant avant-gardists-cum-children’s enter­tain­ers, Kinder­farten. They are joined by the Pied Piper and two lovely guests: Ece and Elize. Together they play various avant-party games including including benny’s story corner, […]


squib-box podcast no.5

squib-box podcast no.5

squib-box are joined by Michael Finnissy to discuss his work as a composer and pianist. The show features recordings of his compositions, performances of works by Chris Newman and Adam de la Cour, and a ‘dissection’ of one of his works performed live at the studio.


Zipperface ‘Here’s The Pitch’ video!

Zipperface 'Here's The Pitch' video!

Ladies and Gentleman, for your viewing pleasure… Here’s The Pitch, the brand spanking new video from Zipperface, from the EP Gastromancy, available via squib-box! Produced for Den Lennie’s Music Video Masterclass 2011  


Too Hot to Handel Too

Too Hot to Handel Too

On November 11, 2010, squib-box presented Too Hot To Han­del Too at Handel House Museum. The Handel House Museum is located on the upper floors of 25 and 23 Brook Street, London. 25 Brook Street was the res­i­dence of George Frid­eric Han­del between 1723 and 1759 and 23 Brook Street was the home to rock […]


Libra Duo

Libra Duo

On the 28th of May 2010 at Schott Music, London, Libra Duo (Mark Knoop – piano and Carl Rosman – clarinet/voice) presented a true curio – two rarely-performed sonatas for clarinet and piano alongside the world premier of Adam de la Cour’s L’Exorcisme du Mômo, based on Antonin Artaud’s radio play Pour en finir avec […]


squib-box launch event

squib-box launch event

On the evenings of January the 21st and 22nd, squib-box hosted an official launch weekend at the Old Deptford Police Station, London. This mini-festival featured a mix of performances, interventions, improvisations, films, bar brawls and party games reflecting squib-box’s ethos that avant-garde performance is not tied to specific genres, disciplines or movements but to an […]


Hänsel und Gretel

Hänsel und Gretel

On the 22nd of June 2010 at Our Shop, Kilburn, Kinderfarten performed Hänsel und Gretel as part of Eszter’s sweetshop. Kinderfarten is a band from squib-box.


Mowgli@Cafe Oto

Mowgli@Cafe Oto

Performance by Mowgli as part of Kämmer Klang 16 @ Cafe Oto (01/06/2010) Adam de la Cour – Voice Dominic Lash – Bass Federico Reuben – Live electronics Javier Carmona – Percussion/drums Neil Luck – Miscellaneous Mowgli is a band from squib-box.


Too Hot to Handel

Too Hot to Handel

On April 22, 2010, squib-box presented Too Hot To Handel: a concert of Handel & Hendrix baroque’n’roll plunderphonia. The performance took place at The Handel House Museum, London, which is located on the upper floors of 25 and 23 Brook Street. 25 Brook Street was the residence of George Frideric Handel between 1723 and 1759. […]


squib-box@ICA Long Weekends

squib-box@ICA Long Weekends

From May 6-9th, David Gryn, director of Artprojx, presented four days and nights of live art/expanded theatre events, screenings and music at the ICA. On the 8th, squib-musicians performed as part of The Scuttler – presented by boyleANDshaw with David Gothard in collaboration with Sam Belinfante, Patrick Coyle, Adam James, JocJonJosch, Plastique Fantastique, Harold Offeh, […]


A Hot Potato Against a Dark Background

A Hot Potato Against a Dark Background

On the 25th of March 2010, musicians in association with squib-box provided the live soundtrack to a new performance piece by Bruce McLean (musical director Sam Belinfante) at a new non-commercial venue – Testbed1. A HOT POTATO AGAINST A DARK BACKGROUND – A NEW WORK BY BRUCE MCLEAN, FEATURING A POTATO A BALLGOWN A HOLE […]


Richard Foreman – Notebook

Richard Foreman – Notebook

On the 15th of April 2010 at Chelsea Space, London, squib-box presented ‘Notebook’ – an ongoing project devised by Neil Luck based on the texts of American playwright and director Richard Foreman. The ensemble comprised of: Adam de la Cour – Guitar/vocals Federico Reuben – Electronics Fiona Bevan – Guitar/Vocals Mark Knoop – Accordion Javier […]



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