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Matthew Lee Knowles

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. ALL CONCERTS ARE FREE… …or by donation, and held at The Russet in Hackney. COMEDY //// 21st April//// 730PM Join us in the sophisticated surroundings of the Russet for a refined evening of music celebrating comedy and the […]


New squib-box release: Troglodytes Troglodytes

New squib-box release: Troglodytes Troglodytes

squib-box are proud to present Troglodytes Troglodytes. This could be avant-garde sideshow music. Dave Maric and Elo Masing, the core of Vicious Circus, often seem to perform together like crazed dicephalus twins in this series of short pieces that could perhaps be thought of as the disowned siblings of free improvisation, contemporary concert music, and […]


squib-box podcast no.9

squib-box podcast no.9

Up the Shaft Commissioned by the LSO as part of the Soundhub scheme, squib-box present a new topical radio play. Join Matt Methaney, Vladimir Tintin, Mikael Gover, Tony Bassoon, Miley Cyrus and a host of other guests as they ride up and down, up and down in a magical elevator.


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.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).


Spoken Word Music – New Free Release

squib-box are proud to present Spoken Word Music, by KLK. Led by composer Matthew Lee Knowles, the group take a radical approach to the spoken voice in music. Download the album now for free and prepare yourself for something we guarantee you’ve never heard anything quite like. For more infor­ma­tion and to lis­ten to this […]


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 […]


squib-box podcast no.2

squib-box podcast no.2

Recorded live from Raven Row gallery and broadcast by Resonance FM (26/6/2011) squib-box and special guest Sam Belinfante discuss Sound Art. In their search for a ‘definitive’ definition, they interview Fiona Bevan, Rebecca Birch, Javier Carmona, Dominic Lash, Matthew Lee Knowles and Claudia Molitor (artists who often collaborate with squib-box) about their work and involvement […]


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 […]


Raised Curtain

Raised Curtain

On Sunday the 20th of March, ARCO will perform a set of new pieces as part of Raised Curtain at the Theatre Royal Wakefield. The event is curated by the brand new Hepworth Wakefield gallery and will be conducted in the form of a guided tour of the ‘hidden’ spaces of the theatre. New pieces […]


ARCO! The Greatest Hits — Free Release

ARCO! The Greatest Hits — Free Release

ARCO collective, in association with squib-box present: ARCO! The Greatest Hits Recorded live in Lithuania The performance is an attempt to reconstruct live on stage, a radio show made previously for Resonance FM, and features pieces by Neil Luck, Adam de la Cour and Matthew Lee Knowles.


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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Squib-box presents... BASIC
Squib-box presents… BASIC

squib-box, in partnership with Hackney Classical present a series of concerts interrogating the fund

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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 wer

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On Violence
On Violence

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'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 sampl

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Orwell Fragments - Free Release
Orwell Fragments – Free Release

squib-box presents Orwell Fragments, a live recording of a concert by Dominic Lash (Double Bass), In

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