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/.
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’s first European trip is to Barcelona for a residency at 4’33” – we’ll be remixing and deconstructing the sights and sounds of the city and playing for 2 nights.
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
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
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
As part of Hugs Bison’s 12 month stint on the Sound and Music incubator scheme we have been writing blogs about what we’ve been up to. Sound and Music say: ‘Hugs Bison are Shaun Blezard and Phil Powell, a duo of iPad
We are off to Newcastle at the weekend to run the streaming for Tusk mini A one-day version of TUSK Festival at the wonderful Star & Shadow. TUSK’s trademark manic eclecticism sees a growing line-up already featuring Swedish proto-punk brainbombers NO
I have just been a speaker at New Music Biennial at the Southbank Centre in London as part of two seminars for sound and music. Some of the most innovative digital producers, musicians, programmers and curators join together for a
I am talking at Southbank Centre at the weekend as part of Sounding Out Digital. I am part of a discussion panel talking about the nature of online audiences and how I’ve engaged with them. This event and the event
A lively seminar produced by Sound & Music for new music makers and audiences. Hear from artists and industry experts on how digital media can help new music connect to new audiences online, and how the ways artists and audience