Keystrok Recordr is Shaun Blezard (Hugs Bison, Some Some Unicorn, Yeah Yeah Industrial, Orfeo 5, ex-Clutter) of Cumbria, England and David Wright LaGrone (ex-WaveShaper, ex-1000 Aeroplanes Crashing in the Night) of Nashville Tennessee. Performing and recording trans-Atlantically via emergent technology
Hugs Bison – Remote – Hugs Bison– (2015) – CDr/Download Remote by Hugs Bison Original recordings made in Summer 2014 as part of a series of live online broadcasts from locations in South Cumbria. Including Birkrigg Common, Askam Wind Farm, Barrow Park,
I am very pleased to announce that my radio show Towards The Margins is moving from self publishing to be part of the roster at FutureMusicFM. I’ll still be live on Sundays at 10pm but will now be broadcasting from http://futuremusic.fm/player/.
Candy floss, penny arcades, donkey rides, fairgrounds, Punch & Judy. All part of the quintessential British summer. Memories of a favourite resort, family picnics, romantic walks on the prom, watching a late sunset; all fading, receding into a distant past.
Since deciding to put a little money into setting up a boutique label, ODD7, to release some improv music I love I have also started doing a podcast called Towards The Margins. TTM is broadcast Sundays at 10pm (UK time)
Hugs Bison played at Barrow Library to present Spectral Stories Spectral Stories was a modern take on the tradition of Christmas Ghost stories given a very modern update with a combination of spoken word performance and improvised digital music. We
Hugs Bison return to Barrow Library on December 17th to bring another live performance based around the written word. We first played there at the start of our incubator research scheme, funded by Sound and Music, so it is wonderful to
I’m speaking at a Next Waves event at HCMF on 27th November. Sound and Music’s Sounding Out series is a rolling programme of expert panel discussions, presentations and live examples providing insights into professional practice across new music and sound. It
A concert in Barrow Library presenting a variety of spooky ghost stories for a modern take on the Christmas tradition. With readings from Sarah Miller, John Hall, Ann Wilson and Kate Davis all with improvised soundtrack by Hugs Bison You
Hugs Bison were invited to run a workshop and performance at Network Music Festival in Birmingham. This was a pilot for further work involving interactive graphic scores. Performance Recorded live at The Shell in Birmingham, UK on 27th September 2014 Capriccio
Hugs Bison at Network Music Festival – Saturday 27th September Capriccio for Networked Performers Workshop 11.00 am – 4:30pm :: Performance 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm (all BST) Capriccio* for Networked Performers is a workshop and performance for any number
I have a Tumblr page – Yellow Light Discarded It’s a place for me to bookmark research and things that inspire my practice, I will also start to add some thoughts on my practice as I progress. It is like
Another great Hugs Bison set as part of our ongoing incubator scheme streamed performances in partnership with Sound and Music Last night we were at Heron Corn Mill – an 18th century working water mill in Cumbria. We were joined
As you may know Hugs Bison have been working with Tusk and have been producing a stream of their mini festival. Now all the footage and audio has been tidied and remastered and is available to watch from their website.
Hugs Bison reimagine Heron Corn Mill and it’s history during an immersive 2 hour improvised soundscape of music and words. They are joined for this performance by Ian Simpson (electronics) & Steve Lewis (Voice) Heron Corn Mill Mill Lane Beetham