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
Contemporary Jazz comes to Ulverston via the Ripsaw Catfish Shoaling tour. Parish Rooms, Church Walk, Ulverston, LA12 7EN November 29th Doors 7pm Ripsaw Catfish is Anton Hunter (guitar) and Cath Roberts (baritone saxophone). The Manchester and London-based duo formed in 2013
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
In the Summer of 2014, we headed out on the road to broadcast a series of off-grid performances from locations around our native South Cumbria. The lovely guys from Lloyd & Colman came along for the ride, and put together
Ripsaw Catfish is Anton Hunter(guitar) and Cath Roberts (baritone saxophone). The Manchester and London-based duo formed in 2013 to explore improvised and composed music, and whatever lies between those things. They employ a collection of pre-composed elements which can be
I was pleased to see Animate Barrow was one of the featured projects on the artsmark website on Augmented Reality. For the AR part of the project I helped create an interactive exhibition about the history of Cambridge Primary –
Clutter – Live Volume I – Soundonations – Clutter Music – CM012 (2014) – Download Live Volume I – Soundonations by Shaun BlezardVolume 1 of live recordings from the Clutter archive. This volume brings together 2 live sets from the
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
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
We had a marvelous time at If Wet on Saturday as part of their tour. If Wet is ‘Part show and tell, part test bed, part salon; a place for artists to showcase their latest sonic works and research. A
The If Wet 2014 Tour is looming large! We set off around the country on the 21st of June, for events on consecutive weekends… The penultimate event in the tour is at Bardsea Malt Kiln, Cumbria, 28th June, 2-4pm –TICKETS JOIN US. We will kick
A film by Phil Powell for Open Circuit Stephen Grew (Piano) Ian Simpson (Guitar) Shaun Blezard (Electronics) Excerpt of an improvised performance at Parish Rooms, Ulverston on 30th March 2014.
Hugs Bison – A Touch Sensitive – Hugs Bison – (2014) – CD/Download A Touch Sensitive by Hugs Bison A Touch Sensitive is the debut album by iPad duo Hugs Bison, a technology driven duo, exploring the frontiers of smart technology.
Yeah Yeah Industrial – 98EP – YYI – (2014) – Download 98EP by Yeah Yeah IndustrialRecord live at Lost Highway Studios in Cumbria. Ian Simpson & Shaun Blezard are YYI, a kosmiche duo from the Northern Wastelands who have been working together and
In 2012-3 I made a series of films for Printfest for artplayer. They are to give an overview of Printfest for anyone who hasn’t been, whilst still being informative for regular visitors. Printfest is the UK’s only artist led printmaking festival.