A rare UK appearance from the Taipei-based Kandala Records, presenting the irregular landscape of the current experimental music scene in Taiwan.
With noise, power electronics, free improvisation and leftfield Nakashi, this two-day residency gathers noise artists Huang Dawang and Jared Xu, electronic musicians Xie Zhongqi and Zhang Yo-sheng, and free jazz pianist/improvisers Lee Shih-yang and Liu Fang-yi. They will be joined by the UK-based sound artist Roberto Crippa, and the improvising guitarist John Russell. As a related event, the UK premiere of TPE-Tics (2015), a documentary follows the life story of Huang Dawang by the filmmaker Lin Wan-yu, will be held at DocHouse (Curzon Bloomsbury) on Thursday 26 May.
Friday 27 May 2016, 8pm
Dawang “Yingfan” Huang + Xie Zhongqi + Jared Xu + Special Guest Roberto Crippa
Saturday 28 May 2016, 8pm
Lee Shih-Yang / John Russell + Liu Fang-Yi + Zhang You-Sheng
18–22 Ashwin street