Muckle Mouth & The Rose Hill present Delpine Dora & Mocke as part of their first UK tour following the release of their sublime collaboration Le Corps Defendant (2017), joined here by Ingrid Plum, Hardworking Families and Ben Pritchard & Sholto Dobie.
Le corps défendant (2017) was recorded during a long-term, long(ish)-distance collaboration between Delphine Dora who lives in french deep countryside and Mocke who is based in Brussels. It was released in July 2017 by Brussels label Okraïna.
Delphine Dora is a french pianist, vocalist, improviser and composer. Besides her solo work, she collaborated with musicians such as Half Asleep, Salvatore Borrelli, Bruno Duplant, Paulo Chagas, Eloise Decazes (Arlt) and she has performed with Lau Nau, James Blackshaw, Baby Dee, Liam Singer, Sophie Cooper, Aine O’Dwyer. She is also the founder of the Wild Silence label which has more than 20 releases.
Mocke is a french guitarist and composer based in Brussels and a key figure of the french alternative pop scene. Besides his solo work, he has collaborated with Arlt, Kelly de Martino, Transbluency, Chevalrex. He was a member of Holden and is now a member of the duo Midget ! with Claire Vailler.
Ingrid Plum uses her voice with extended technique, improvisation, field recordings and electronics, to create layered soundscapes, spoken word and songs. Having performed and exhibited installation sound art and visual art since 2002, she creates work that sits between sound art, improvisation, multi-media installation, neo-classical and contemporary Nordic folk music.
Ben Pritchard & Sholto Dobie's music for guitar, voice and objects brings together a broad palette of acoustic experimentation with drifting song-like structures. Ben Pritchard released 'A Drawn Out Line' on Wagtail and plays in the Ashley Paul ensemble. Sholto Dobie has released music on Cosmovisión registros andinos and OtoRoku, and has played with with United Bible Studies, Ashley Paul and Ivor Kallin. He also runs the long-standing event series Muckle Mouth.
"Abstracted sauces, performance as code, gristle, electronic manipulation and tape glitch." - Radio Free Midwich.
Hardworking Families is Tom Bench’s solo sound-play interrogation. Working with no-input mixer feedback, tapes, objects, and occasionally instruments, intuitive textural adventures will coax your ears with visceral flavours.
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