RATIO — a new space / I HAVE EATEN THE CITY tape launch

IMG_7548I have been busy with several different things in the past while.  On top of completing additional material for two forthcoming albums—Endless Conjecture (coming out on Orange Milk) and Exaptations (for Notice Recordings), I’ve also been scoring Terrance Odette‘s new film, Fall, working with Deepti Gupta toward cellocentric music for a new solo dance piece for her, and working as one of seven others open the new venue Ratio.

The new space is a mere few steps west of Spadina on the south side of College on the second floor.  It’s not super large but ideal for intimate concerts — either acoustic or amplified.  And we’re hoping it won’t just be a music venue.  I could certainly imagine it hosting other types of performance, screenings, and serving as a gallery.

Our fundraising event gave us a really strong sense of its potential and we’re really excited to see this carried through.  Here some links to Ratio’s Twitter page, Facebook page, and still-under-construction website.  Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming events!

On Friday July 25th we are hosting a launch for I Have Eaten The City’s tape Secret Paths on Manchester UK label Tombed Visions.  Doors at 9pm.

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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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