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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Lab report November 10th 2008: mindful auto-pilot nonsense

While in the past I’ve generally worked through group improvisations intuitively, the concept of working strategically has become more and more appealing for a number of reasons which I’m not going to get into here. No revelations, just re-considerations. The aspiration for this month’s Lab (though I admit I decided on it less that five […]

Stet Lab December 9th 2008 (update)

Stet Lab’s final event of 2008 featuring saxophonist Bruce Coates on Tuesday, December 9th 2008, upstairs @ The Roundy, Castle Street, Cork, Ireland.

Audio recordings: proposed terms and conditions

The audio recordings on this site have been made available courtesy of the performers. The current handshake agreement, however, is a little haphazard, and (potentially) prone to misunderstandings. I am therefore proposing to move these recordings onto the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Lab report November 10th 2008: out of my depth

I knew this was going to happen sooner or later. Not exactly coasting, but I’ve been fairly comfortable with the tactics, strategies and lexicons I’ve deployed at Stet Lab. Minor criticisms here and there of course, but nothing that seemed to warrant a wholesale rethinking of what to play or how to improvise. But those […]

Lab report November 10th 2008: the rockstar wannabes

So, judging by the camera the following morning, this months Stet Lab was so successful that Ad-Hoc… just couldn’t resist posing for the album art. Well why wouldn’t we after the fantastic collaboration that occurred? I have performed at several of the Stet Lab evenings and as the only performer that doesn’t have an instrument […]

Stet Lab December 9th 2008

The next Stet Lab (featuring Bruce Coates) will be on Tuesday, December 9th 2008.

Stet Lab November 10th 2008: audio recordings

Audio recordings of the November 10th Stet Lab are now online.

Stet Lab November 10th 2008 (reminder)

A very special Stet Lab takes place in one week (Monday, 10th November). Featuring Belfast-based saxophonist Franziska Schroeder, the event will mark Stet Lab’s first birthday.