As previously announced, after thirty-two events over three and a quarter years, I’ve stepped down as curator of Stet Lab as of February 2011. The duties of running the Lab now are in the very capable hands of Veronica Tadman, Tony O’Connor, Athos Tsiopani with curatorial duties handled by Kevin Terry (Kevin and Tony performed [...]
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Stet Lab takes place this coming Monday (February 7th), upstairs @ The Roundy. The event will feature the exciting Belfast-based drummer and composer Stephen Davis.
Stet Lab featuring Stephen Davis will take place on Monday, February 7, 2011, upstairs @ The Roundy, Castle Street, Cork, Ireland.
Not strictly speaking a Stet Lab event (see note below), but the musical automaton and machine improviser io 0.0.1 beta++ will be performing with Stet Lab founder/curator Han-earl Park (guitar) and past guest artists Bruce Coates and Franziska Schroeder (saxophones) at Blackrock Castle Observatory (Cork, Ireland) on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. [Details…] note: I’m plugging the performance here because Franziska’s appearance [...]
The flooding in Cork city has affected the Lewis Glucksman Gallery. The Gallery has offered generous behind-the-scenes support to Stet Lab, and they’ve hosted improvised music performances by guests of the Lab (including Paul Dunmall, Don Malone, Mark Sanders, John Godfrey, Mick O’Shea, Franziska Schroeder, Bruce Coates and Jamie Smith), numerous Stet Lab (ir)regulars and occasional drop-ins (including Han-earl Park, Neil O’Loghlen, Niwel Tsumbu and Christian Martin).
Stet Lab takes place this coming Tuesday (November 10, 2009), upstairs @ The Roundy. Featuring the Bologna-based trio Filario Farinoppo, the event will mark Stet Lab’s second birthday.
I’ve said previously that “I’d be lying if I said I did not have allegiances—in idiom, in tradition, and in practice—I do, but I want to stress the possibility of trans-cultural meetings and creative (mis)understandings.” I don’t subscribe to a silly ideology of some impossibly impartial, neutral, transcendental performance, free of tradition, history, identity. I’m [...]
Stet Lab with Juniper Hill and Han-earl Park; Piaras Hoban and Veronica Tadman plus guests; and Síofra Fitzgerald and Kevin Terry takes place on Monday, June 8th 2009, upstairs @ The Roundy, Castle Street, Cork, Ireland.
What is the status of ‘failure’ in improvisative performance? Is the notion of failure relevant to improvised music? If relevant, is it important in the ongoing practice (evolution, mutation or adaptation) of improvisation? safety… For me ‘oxleygrass (Marie’s phone)’ really doesn’t work as music. I think, at best, it’s a technical demonstration. The ditty didn’t [...]
Stet Lab, Cork, February 10, 2009 Before we go on stage, I joke with Jamie Smith that we’re the two guitarists who’re going to be tripping up each other (and that the drummer, Owen Sutton, will have to pick through the carnage). By ‘tripping up’ I’m not implying that the results weren’t going to be [...]