BEAST presents… Encounters


I’ll be performing my new piece Musique Hivernale, a stereo electroclip of 4 minute on the Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre this Sunday (17/02/13) at 2pm at the new Elgar Concert Hall – Bramall Music Building – University of Birmingham in Edgbaston. The programme also includes pieces by M. Clemente, C. Kontos, R. Coull, N. Lorway and M. Malavasi. More info here.


BiLE Perform at Symphony Hall – 29 May 2012

A FREE post-concert performance of new and older works by BiLE (Birmingham Laptop Ensemble) in the Birmingham Symphony Hall Cafe Bar after Dracula: The Music and Film.

We will be performing Back to Front by Julien Guillamat, a new work by Shelly Knotts and Chained Melody, a new collaborative work by BiLE specially composed for this great occasion. Not to miss!

If you want to attend Dracula: The Music and Film’s event performed by the Kronos Quartet and Philip Glass at Symphony Hall go here.

Join on our Facebook event page here.

See the video links of the Dracula event :
Dracula. La musique et le film. by NuitsdeFourviere

//NMF// & SOUNDkitchen 26-29.01.12.

SOUNDkitchen are pleased to announce our first tasting menu of the new year. This special event will launch Birmingham’s first Network Music Festival and to whet your appetite for the hi-tech musical mastery in store we are presenting some of Birmingham’s best home grown electronic acts. The NETWORK MUSIC FESTIVAL PRE-FESTIVAL PARTY co-curated by SOUNDkitchen takes place on Thursday 26th January, 8pm at The Edge, Digbeth.

And the Network Music Festival will take place in Birmingham (UK) 27th-29th of January 2012. A weekend of hi-tech musical performances and workshops that presents new musical forms and ideas where networking is central to the aesthetics, creation or performance practice of the work. In association with BEAST.

BiLE will be performing XYZ by Shelly Knotts and premiere the first ever written LaptOpera by Charles Céleste Hutchins Saturday 28 at 6pm.

© Antonio Roberts

Artsfest September the 10th.

  BiLE has been selected to play at famous Birmingham festival Artsfest.

We will be playing at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery in the Round Room Gallery Saturday the 10th of September at 15.30. BiLE will be performing my recently re-titled electroacoustic cello sonata Back to Front’ and Stucknote by Scot Gresham-Lancaster of our favourite laptop band: The Hub. As usual, there’ll be visuals from Antonio Roberts.
Hope to see you in a week!

BILE a été sélectionné pour jouer au célèbre festival de Birmingham : Artsfest. 
Nous allons jouer au Musée de Birmingham & Art Gallery dans le cycle de chambre Galerie Samedi 10 Septembre à 15h30. BILE interprétera ma récemment ré-intitulée ‘Back to Front’ sonate électroacoustique pour violoncelle ainsi Stucknote par Scot Gresham-Lancaster de notre bande préférée: The Hub. Comme d’habitude, il y aura des visuels d’Antonio Roberts. A la semaine prochaine!


Here are some videos from SOUNDkitchen’s SONICpicnic at VIVID. An exciting evening, I really can’t wait for the next one! Voici quelques vidéos de SONICpicnic de SOUNDkitchen à VIVID (Birmingham UK). Une soiré très excitante, vite, vite… la prochaine!

‘Back to Front’  an electroacoustic cello sonata (with BiLE, visuals A. Roberts).

Entre Terre et Ciel (with Annie Mahtani, visuals A. Roberts).

A SONICpicnic @ VIVID…

Since February 2011 some great artists have been on the stage of SOUNDkitchen. They are coming back to celebrate the summer at SONICpicnic at VIVID the garage, the 29th July from noon till late!

Some of my piece will be played through out the day:

  • De Part Et D’Autre – my tape piece will be played in the immersive listening room all day.
  • Entre Terre et Ciel – a sonic impression of the Vallée d’Aure, a new collaboration with Annie Mahtani on the main stage in the Evening.
  • Back to Front (EA Cello Sonata) – that I will perform with BiLE on their own stage in the evening.
  • STONEsoup – a collective film to which I contributed with 12 other artists will be screened during lunch time.

Back to Front (Electroacoustic Cello Sonata) by BiLE