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Mark Knoop

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


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 […]


‘Beat’ Me (cut and perm’ no.1)

'Beat' Me (cut and perm' no.1)

‘Beat’ Me (cut and perm’ no.1) by Adam de la Cour for (out of tune) solo piano and alarm samples (2007/11) Performed by Mark Knoop. A mash up of the material and practices of William S. Burroughs and Percy Grainger. All musical material appears twice in some shape or form (except the very last bar).


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 […]


Three new releases

Three new releases

squib-box releases three new albums online today! You can check them out here and purchase a very reasonably priced copy from iTunes and/or Amazon mp3.


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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