Experimental composer, sound sculptor and video artist William Basinski makes a rare appearance in Brighton as part of his world tour.
The US-based classically-trained avant-garde musician has been working in experimental media for over 30 years. Employing obsolete technology and analogue tape loops, his haunting and melancholy soundscapes explore the temporal nature of life and resound with the reverberations of memory and the mystery of time.
He is perhaps best known for his epic 4-disc masterwork, ‘The Disintegration Loops’ which received international critical acclaim and was chosen as one of the top 50 albums of 2004 by Pitchfork Media.
His installations and films, made in collaboration with artist-filmmaker, James Elaine have been presented in festivals and museums internationally, and his concerts are presented to sold out crowds around the world.
Basinski was chosen by music director, Antony Hegarty to create music for the Robert Wilson opera, ‘The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic’ which had its world premiere at the Manchester International Festival in July 2011 and toured Europe in 2012 and North America in 2013.
"William Basinski’s latest is all at once terrifying and beautiful" 8/10
The Line of Best Fit
About Penelope Trappes
Penelope is a Brighton-based Australian vocalist, musician and ethereal soundscaper. The final instalment of her quietly mesmerising and critically-acclaimed trilogy ‘Penelope Three’ was released in 2021.
She completes her ambitious and other-worldly triptych with an album of healing, on which she looks to release herself from fear and into love, evoked in her signature ambient gothic dreamlands that are equal parts shoegaze pop and surrealist soundscapes.
"Summoning the great ghosts of vintage 4AD and Kranky, the Australian singer and producer makes inky dream pop that’s as heavy and welcoming as a weighted blanket." Pitchfork
In association with FMLY Agency
7pm venue & bar open
7.30pm: Doors to auditorium open
8pm - 8.30pm: Penelope Trappes
8.30pm - 9pm: Interval
9pm - 9.45pm: William Basinski
NB. This is a seated show with unreserved seating allocation. No entry for latecomers.
Minimal exit and re-entry to the space during the performance.
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Dates & Times
Friday 10 March, 20238:00pm