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Federico Reuben

[sweet-ERROR:miku] Body & Soul

[sweet-ERROR:miku] Body & Soul

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


(sweet-ERROR: miku) – beta version

(sweet-ERROR: miku) - beta version

7 December, 6:00pm Music Composition as Interdisciplinary Practice, Sounds Between Ivy Arts Centre Main Theatre, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK (sweet-ERROR: miku) is the prototype for a new project by squib-box, exploring questions of body image in the digital realm. It stars jarringly oppositional characters that are mashed together into a syncretic melting pot of a J-pop inspired family-friendly stadium rock […]


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.


Drivetime Underground

Drivetime Underground

Drivetime Underground is a new radio series presenting vanguard new music in the fun and easily digestible format of commercial radio. It attempts to address head-on the growing commercial pressures faced by composers, performers, and organisations in today’s cultural marketplace, and rallies against any whiff of elitism. Each show in the series will feature features […]


Taking In The Trash

Taking In The Trash

squib-box’s Adam de la Cour talks B-movies, Troma, stupidity and his latest short movie Mr Topps… (more…)


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 […]


Squib-box presents… BASIC

Squib-box presents... BASIC

squib-box, in partnership with Hackney Classical present a series of concerts interrogating the fundaments of human existence. COMEDY //// 21st April//// 730PM FOOD //// 24th February //// 730PM SEX /// 24th March COMEDY /// 21st April POLITICS /// 19th May THE AFTERLIFE /// 23rd June DEATH /// 21st July


Perro-chimp in Málaga

Perro-chimp in Málaga

Have you ever wondered what happens when you put a “perro” and a “chimp” together in the same room? Perro-chimp were in Málaga last July doing a set of concerts and workshops and they brought back some bootleg recordings of some of their improv sessions for us to enjoy.


Parmegiani 4 Kids

Parmegiani 4 Kids

On April 6, 2013, squib-box took part in the Spring Collage Party event organised by The Hepworth Wakefield. In a participatory sound installation/workshop, children (and adults) were invited to contribute their own sounds to create their own musique concrète collage in the style of Bernard Parmegiani with the added help of everyday objects, toy instruments, […]


On Violence

On Violence

Video of On Violence by Federico Reuben, for piano, live electronics and interactive score. Performed by Rei Nakamura This composition is inspired by Slavoj Žižek’s book Violence, in which he categorizes violence into two main types: subjective and objective violence.


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.


Merry Christmas from squib-box!


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.4

squib-box podcast no.4

squib-box presents a show exploring the idea of the visible made audible. They are joined in the studio by dancer/dance scientist Emma Redding, writer/dramaturg Mary Ann Hushlak and Dr. Sarah Chin GP to discuss In preparation, a laboratory-based project and dance performance led by Athina Vahla. The show focuses on the relationship between movement/physicality and […]


squib-box podcast no.3

squib-box podcast no.3

squib-box are joined in the stu­dio by Mark Hanslip and Javier Car­mona on a show focus­ing on impro­vi­sa­tion. Fea­tur­ing per­for­mances by Perro-chimp with Hanslip, and from Hanslip/Carmona’s new CD Dosa­dos, as well as interrogations, simultaneous translations, the spanish squib-quisition, live shaving of relatively small objects and the sacrificial slaughter of a chimpdog.


RESONANCE FM squib-box series

squib-box presents Blacklists and Happenfilths, a six-part series of shows for Resonance 104.4 FM exploring the wide ranging interests and influences of our artists. You can pick up Resonance in the FM airwaves within London, or via a live stream from their website. The show airs every Saturday afternoon from 3:30-4:30pm starting September 3rd. All […]


Shadow Prophets

Shadow Prophets

Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 10:00pm San Leonardo De Siete Fuentes Santulussurgiu, Oristano Sardinia squib-box presents Shadow Prophets, a new collaborative opera composed by Adam de la Cour, Neil Luck and Federico Reuben and featuring a libretto by Matthew Lee Knowles. Shadow Prophets was commissioned by Associazione Culturale Heuristic for the Miniere Sonore Festival 2011. In a […]


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 […]


Orwell Fragments – Free Release

Orwell Fragments - Free Release

squib-box presents Orwell Fragments, a live recording of a concert by Dominic Lash (Double Bass), Ingrid Laubrock (Saxophone) and Federico Reuben (Live Electronics).


squib-artists perform in Brooklyn

squib-artists perform in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 9.30pm Cafe Orwell 247 Varet St (between White St & Bogart St) Brooklyn, NY 11206 squib-box artists Dominic Lash (double bass) and Federico Reuben (live electronics) will be joined by Ingrid Laubrock (sax) for an improvised set at Cafe Orwell as part of The Super Coda – an experimental music night […]


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 […]


Mowgli @ Old Deptford Police Station

Mowgli @ Old Deptford Police Station

Performance by Mowgli with John Edwards as part of the squib-box launch event at Deptford Old Police Station (22/01/2011) Adam de la Cour – Voice/Guitar Federico Reuben – Live electronics Javier Carmona – Percussion/Drums John Edwards – Double Bass Neil Luck – Miscellaneous Mowgli is a band from squib-box.  


Perro-chimp + John Edwards

Perro-chimp + John Edwards

Performance by Perro-chimp with John Edwards as part of the squib-box launch event at Deptford Old Police Station (22/01/2011) Federico Reuben – Live electronics Javier Carmona – Percussion/drums John Edwards – Double Bass Perro-chimp is a band from squib-box.  


Live show on Resonance FM

Live show on Resonance FM

On Wednesday, March 9 from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, squib-box will present a one off profile show live on London Arts Radio station Resonance 104.4 FM. The show will feature the latest recorded releases from squib-box, live performance as well as interviews and discussions about recent and upcoming events. You can expect an eclectic mix of contemporary […]



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