Monthly Archives: April 2009

Jon Wozencroft’s “Liquid Music” at Tate Britain | Friday 1st May 2009

This Friday May 1st sees a rare screening of “Liquid Music” at Tate Britain’s Late at the Tate event. Produced by Jon Wozencroft for Christian Fennesz’s live performances during 2001-2004, the film has so far been impossible to master onto DVD. The soundtrack is from one of Fennesz’s finest performances, in Brighton, from the Touch tour of 2001.

As part of the night’s theme, “Polish Connections”, artist Janek Simon will perform an “optical intervention” in parallel to the original footage. There will be two screenings, at 7.30pm and 8.30pm, in the Duffield Room. Anybody interested in attending is advised to get there early, as space is limited and admission is free.

More details:

Black Sea Film Notes at Ether 09

Film notes for “Black Sea” by Jon Wozencroft, premiered last night at Fennesz’s Ether 09 performance in London.

Touch Presents, as part of the Ether Festival 2009


Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 21st April 2009 – Touch presents, as part of the Ether Festival 2009:

Fennesz [AT]
Rosy Parlane [NZ]
CM von Hausswolff [SE/KREV]

You can now buy tickets for Touch Presents, as part of the Ether Festival 2009.

More about Ether 2009
Book tickets online

“Touch – Not a Record Label” T-Shirt, designed by Jon Wozencroft

Now available in the TouchShop:

“Touch – Not A Record Label” T-Shirt, designed by Jon Wozencroft.
Printed on a white Fruit of the Loom Super Premium T-Shirt.
Position of logo and type: Center Chest, 14cm wide.
Sizes available: S / M / L / XL / XXL / XXXL

Buy the “Touch – Not a Record Label” T-Shirt in the TouchShop

Rosy Parlane’s Non-Kneaded Bread

1 loaf
1 + 1/2 tsp dry yeast
150 mls warm water
1 tblsp honey
Combine and set aside in warm place
1 cup spelt (or wheat) flour
2 cups wholemeal spelt flour
1/4 cup wheat germ or buckwheat flour
1/3 cup bran
1/4 cup kibbled spelt (or whole oats or whole wheat)
2 tsp salt
1/2 cup ground flax seeds
1/2 cup sunflower (or pumpkin) seeds

Combine dry ingredients

Add to water mixture 300mls warm water and 1 tblspn cider vinegar. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

Put into greased and floured loaf tin.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds, and leave to rise for one hour

Bake at 180 degrees for 45-50 mins until hollow-sounding when tapped on the top.

Slice and eat with lots of butter.

Fennesz at Ether Festival 2009 is The Guardian’s “Pick of the Week”

The Guardian newspaper have made next Tuesday’s performance by Fennesz at Ether 2009 one of their “Pick of the Week” recommendations.

They write: “…guitarist Christian Fennesz treats his instrument so it sounds like pretty much anything apart from a guitar. Fizzing, atmospheric stuff…”

Touch presents, live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, featuring Fennesz, Rosy Parlane and CM von Hausswolff will take place on Tuesday 21st April, 7.30pm, as part of the Ether Festival 2009.

A day before, at 6.30pm on Monday 20th April in the Purcell Room at the QEH, Touch’s Jon Wozencroft and Mike Harding will be hosting a Q&A session with the artists. Nb: the Monday event is FREE – so, if you are in London please do come!

TO:68DS – Jon Wozencroft A3 print / Rosy Parlane – “Willow”

A3 print + digital download

A3 print
Features an image (depicted to the right) by Jon Wozencroft, output onto high quality heavyweight matte paper.

Digital download
320 kpbs MP3, available only when purchasing the Willow print…
Rosy Parlane – “Willow” 4:29
Written and recorded in Auckland, NZ Jan-Mar 2008

TO:70DS – Hildur Gudnadottir “Iridescence”

1 Track digital download

Track list:

Iridescence 11:20

Download-only. Featuring Jóhann Jóhannsson & Skúli Sverrisson, this release follows on from her solo album, Without Sinking [Touch # TO:70, 2009].

Mixed and mastered by BJNilsen, Berlin, February 2009.
Image by Jon Wozencroft.

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Tone 36DS – Jana Winderen “Submerged”

1 Track digital download

Track list:

Submerged 6:35

Download-only. This release follows on from her debut solo album, Heated: Live in Japan [Touch # Tone 36, 2009]. Submerged was made for an installation for Darkness Descends: Norwegian Art Now in New York City, 5-8 March 2009.

Mastered by Denis Blackham @ Skye, February 2009.
Image by Jon Wozencroft.

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