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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 […]
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 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 […]
squib-box’s Adam de la Cour talks B-movies, Troma, stupidity and his latest short movie Mr Topps… (more…)
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, 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
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
squib-box presents Orwell Fragments, a live recording of a concert by Dominic Lash (Double Bass), Ingrid Laubrock (Saxophone) and Federico Reuben (Live Electronics).
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]