Music Gallery’s X-Avant Festival Show with Shigeto on October 18th // John Kameel Farah Remixes

On October 18th, I’ll be playing at the Music Gallery’s X-Avant Festival alongside Shigeto
 
who records for excellent US label Ghostly International.   Showtime is 8pm.   More info for the concert here.

There are many other intriguing concerts that are part of the festival including shows by John Kameel Farah, Bob Ostertag/ Pierre Hébert, Jean-François Laporte, Colin Fisher/ Pon de Replay, Man Made Hill, Pursuit Grooves, CONTACT, Sandro Perri and more.

Also, related to the festival, the Music Gallery is putting up a series of remixes of John Kameel Farah’s work on their Soundcloud which serve as a bit of teaser for his forthcoming album as well as his show at the X Avant Festival.  I’m honoured to be involved alongside Rose Bolton, Matthew Ramolo (aka Khôra), Slowpitch and more.  You can follow the series here.

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About Nick Storring

Nick Storring is a Toronto based composer, cellist and electronic musician with a wide palette of interests. Awarded the Canadian Music Centre's 2011 Emerging Composer Award, his broken-violin-based electronic piece Artifacts (I) also won first place in the 2008 Jeux de Temps/ Times Play competition for emerging Canadian electroacoustic composers. His chamber music has been performed by the Quatuor Bozzini, Arraymusic, the Madawaska String Quartet, the Esprit Orchestra, and Thin Edge New Music Collective. He also regularly creates incidental music for theatre, film and intermedia projects, including for the MT Space's Last 15 Seconds which toured through Canada and the Middle East, ambient gaming installation "Tentacles" which was presented at MoMA in 2011, and Ingrid Veninger's feature film "The Animal Project" an official selection at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Apart from making regular solo appearances, he also plays in Picastro (Polyvinyl Records), I Have Eaten The City and improvising cello duo The Knot with Tilman Lewis. He has collaborated live and in the studio with Nadja, Sandro Perri, Daniel Johnston, Araz Salek, Laura Barrett, Rhys Chatham, Wyrd Visions, Andrew Timar, Castlemusic, Eddie Prevost, Diane Labrosse, and Damo Suzuki (of Can).
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