Friday, 23 December 2016

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Drone in the Dark tonight!!!

Yes my midwinter celebrating dronists, tonight is the night to welcome in the longer evenings by droning in the dark - Burley Park bandstand 2000 hours - bring noise makers and lights.


Monday, 12 December 2016

Monday, 5 December 2016

A Working Day of Drone - thanks!

Thanks to all who attended, performed and helped make A Working Day of Drone such an interesting and absorbing event and especially to Gateway Church in Woodhouse for the use of a great space.

Chrissie Caulfield, who performed during the 1600-1700 slot, has written her thoughts about performing drone music in this article -

Audio, images and video of the event will be forthcoming once it has all been collected together and a 35 minute film will be created by students from Leeds Beckett University's Northern Film School.


Monday, 28 November 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016

Dave Procter to perform at Echochroma XV

Echochroma is a series of music concerts showcasing artists who perform in a number of different areas of electronic music, such as electroacoustic music, drone, noise and so on.

Dave Procter will perform a no-input, matrix-mixed piece at the 15th event - please see the poster below for details -


Friday, 4 November 2016

Mining The Memories - Guerrilla Miner performs

Mining The Memories is a collection of short films about The Miners' Strike 1984-85 and will take place on Monday 14th November 2016 at Leeds Town Hall. Guerrilla Miner is delighted to announce that he will be performing a 15 minute set before the films begin. VERY GOOD.


Wednesday, 5 October 2016

New Ojud Records release - Small Things on Sundays

Ojud Records are very happy to announce that Copenhagen's Small Things on Sundays have released their very limited edition cassette "Detritus", with the catalogue number Ojud 061. It's now available here - - swoop while you can!!

Artwork here -


Monday, 26 September 2016

More Guerrilla Miner!!

Thanks to all the very ace people who came to Saturday Night Acoustics at The Chemic Tavern in Leeds on Saturday night. Guerrilla Miner, Ian Bellwood and Paul Whitaker were expertly compered by Haiku Hole, aka Joe Williams, who introduced the Hour of Chaos.

Anyroad, Guerrilla Miner appears again on Friday the 7th of October at The Packhorse on Woodhouse Lane in Leeds, thanks to the very ace people at Fancy Claps Promotions - cheers!

Here is the fantastic poster -


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Live Swine from the top of Europe

Legion of Swine recently spent some time in Norway and visited Nord Kapp, where he found an isolated, quiet area on the headland to perform and test ideas. The video linked below is the result.


Friday, 22 July 2016

Guerrilla Miner in the studio

Great news for Guerrilla Miner fans, wherever you are. He is currently in the studio recording the songs  and prose that will appear on the eagerly-awaited LP "Sounds from Underground", which will be out on Ojud Records in the autumn.

You can see him play live at The Chemic Tavern on Saturday 24th of September 2016, with Paul Whitaker and Ian Bellwood, compered by Joe Williams aka Haiku Hole.

Facebook event here -


Prudent is back!!

After his unexpected return to the live arena last weekend, Dale Prudent returns officially at the next Word Club at the Chemic Tavern in Woodhouse, Leeds.

Here is the event link - COME -


Thursday, 7 July 2016

The Wharf Street Galaxy Band release new EP soon

The Wharf Street Galaxy Band have announced their new EP is the forthcoming "The Galaxy Express", available on CD and download very soon. And probably very limited edition tape.

Here's the artwork, courtesy of - thanks Olli!!


Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Canal Bridges of Noise Video Footage

As we turned the corner once more towards midwinter in six months, so Canal Bridges of Noise congregated at Bridge 221A on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal to use the acoustic properties of the structure chosen.

Here is a 10 minute document of the event last night -


Friday, 17 June 2016

Canal Bridges of Noise (2)

Tuesday the 21st of June is the longest day - come celebrate at Bridge 221A on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and afterwards at the Kirkstall Bridge. Bring noise devices and stuff to record audio and video.

Facebook notes here -


Wednesday, 8 June 2016

A Working Day of Drone…..

After the great success of Ten Hours of Drone last October at Left Bank, we are happy to announce the follow up at Gateway Church in Leeds, A Working Day of Drone. The event will take place on Saturday 29th of October 2016 and the idea is similar - artists play one hour and collaborate on the five minutes before and after the hour with the previous/next artist. The final hour sees all artists together to finish the day off with an über Drone.

Facebook event lies here -



Sunday, 5 June 2016

Canal Bridges of Noise (1) - video evidence uploaded

The very ace Michael Coldwell from Urban Exploration brought his camera along and captured some footage of the event. Here is his finished documentary -

Canal Bridges of Noise 2 takes place on midsummer June 21st at Bridge 221A on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal - event details lie here -


Friday, 20 May 2016

Canal Bridges of Noise project underway

Last night, the Union of Canal Bridges of Noise Makers convened under Bridge 225H on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal just outside Leeds Railway Station. Sheltered from the rain and using the acoustic space and ambient pigeon drone and overhead train sounds, 40 minutes of audio and video was captured.

Some images lie below -

Audio and video will be forthcoming


Friday, 13 May 2016

Brand new Swine release

Ojud Records are proud to announce their 40th release, a double live helping of Legion of Swine - get it here -

Also soon to be available on very very very limited, handcrafted CD


Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Canal Bridges of Noise (1)


There will be a free performance of experimental music under Bridge 225H (the really big one just outside Leeds railway station) on Thursday 19th May 2016, starting at 1945. 

All people are welcome to attend and perform and record as they see fit. Bring noise making devices of a non-mains variety and come and contribute to the composition. We will use the ambient background sound and the acoustic properties of the bridge as a fundamental part of the composition process and composed piece of music.

There is a Facebook event here -


Saturday, 9 April 2016

Sunday, 20 March 2016

Legion of Swine - the tour begins…...

Legion of Swine trots off on his tour around eastern Europe today and the tour begins tomorrow - here is the list of fun to be had -

Legion of Swine Eastern European Tour
21/3/16 Madame Claude, Berlin
22/3/16 Alte Feuerwache, Dresden
24/3/16 Kirtimų kultūros centras, Vilnius
25/3/16 Catching Sounds - Sound and Noise Workshop, Vilnius
26/3/16 Sound and Noise Workshop, Užupis
(26/3/16 venue tbc, Užupis - maybe)
28/3/16 Haviizaj#99 at Kis Á, Budapest
30/3/16 Kafe Liberal, Prague
1/4/16 tbc, London ???
2/4/16 tbc, London ???

If you do Facebook, there is a page here that gives full details and event links -


Ten Hours of Drone promo video released…...

About five months ago, nine solo, collective and grouped sets of artists combined forces to bring the drone to Left Bank in Leeds. The full video will be available soon, but for now, here is a five minute sample…..


Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Tonight's Outdoor Swine postponed.....

Lots of folk are ill and the snow is likely to bugger up the transport system, so the next Outdoor Performance will be Tuesday 3rd May 2016 at the SAME PLACE.


Saturday, 20 February 2016

Nørthern Pøwerhøuse release released!

Ojud Records latest signing Nørthern Pøwerhøuse has released his first work under the title - "industrial :: death" - out now and available here -


Wednesday, 10 February 2016

New Ojud Records' Act

Ojud Records announce the signing of industrial noise act Nørthern Pøwerhøuse. Expect a loud release soon.


Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Dave Procter involved in new project

Dave Procter will be joining together with a number of artists to create an exhibition related to "The Human Condition", which will be shown during July 2016 in Leeds. Dave will be responsible for the sound art section of the project.


Monday, 1 February 2016

First Legion of Swine Outdoor Performance 2016 - video links

Legion of Swine annoyed the Weather Gods earlier with his tribute to the fine musicians who have so far died this year - video evidence lies here - and

Keep your eyes on the Gigs section for more of this.


Monday, 25 January 2016

New Legion of Swine outdoor performances

Using prime numbers as his decision making for days and dates, Legion of Swine will perform free outdoor shows in Leeds on the following dates - 1/2; 2/3; 3/5; 5/7; 7/11 - venues/locations/times to be announced nearer the time(s). Attenders are more than welcome to join in, as these performances continue the Noise Walk ideas from 2015.


Sunday, 3 January 2016

It's a The Wharf Street Galaxy Band bonanza!

It's now January, and The Wharf Street Galaxy Band are very busy indeed.

On Saturday 9th January, they play the very ace Don't Falter at White Rabbit in Leeds - FREE in, onstage at 10pm. Facebook thing here -

On Saturday 16th January, they play at Vinyl Tap Records in Huddersfield at 2pm as an instore gig - again FREE in. Facebook thing here -

And later that very same day, they join the fantastic acts that are Shatner and Instant Species at The Parish, Huddersfield - doors at 2000, £4 in, TWSGB on first. Facebook thing here - and you can also get tickets online for this one here -

And finally on Saturday the 23rd, they go into the studio to record their second EP "The Galaxy Express" - to be released sometime in February 2016 they reckon.

Bandcamp to music here -


Hogwash #19 - Chemic Tavern, Leeds - Sat 6th Feb, free/donation

Hogwash is now homed in the nice space at The Chemic in Woodhouse

For the first one of this year, we are full on solo acts, with FIVE artists doing their stuff. Details are below - 

DFVOKKLL (noise/IT) solo project of Giuseppe Capriglione, an Italian noisemaker based in Berlin, Germany.
Giuseppe played under another moniker and band ( Gunzard / Being the Orgasm / Gun_Solo).
Founded in 2014 Metzger Therapie Experimental Label and organises Metzger Therapie Fest

Ræppen (Nomadic)
Sami influenced Shamanic drones using voice and percussion. This mixed with modern music technology to create hypnotic soundscapes.

Inhuman Resources (Leeds) - non-music, non-performance, Dadaist noise making

Gallas Ayers (Leeds)
Analog and digital drone/feedback/noise

Whatever's left in the tank after 2015.

Entry is free, but suggested donations of £4 are always welcome.