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TARRACÓIR "GROWTH" (CD & DL)

Saturday, 20 September 2014 Bryan O'Connell: Drums
Gavin Prior: Guitar, Electronics, Bass, Percussion, Piano Innards, Vox
Diarmuid MacDiarmada:Tenor Sax, Trombone, Percussion, Garden Hose, Vox

TARRACÓIR

Tarracóir (pron. tah-ra-core) is Gaelic for Tractor - think Grindcore, Hardcore (but never Normcore!) and a gravitation pulling you in.....

Tarracóir formed in Dublin where the three had played together for years in United Bible Studies. Tarracóir was formed to create something more primitive & brutal, something "pure ignorant". Each Tarracóir performance is an antidote to Western Culture's enfeebling denial of the irrational and cthonic parts of our nature. Tarracóir's genre is "Base Metal" - the listener is the alchemist. Listeners will hear elements of Free Jazz, Death Metal and the blare & clatter of Tibetan Buddhist demon-chasing rituals. “GROWTH” consists of their first two gigs edited, collaged and overdubbed for max impact.




"GROWTH: IT'S A HANDJOB NOT A HANDOUT"


The Primal Barber Trio:

Saturday, 25 January 2014 The Primal barber Trio 3

The Primal Barber Trio "BARBERBarberbarber": 3" CDR in greeting card. Art by Stuart Geelon.
The Primal Barber Trio is a new all-acapella group of Stuart Geelon (Drainland, Luxury Mollusc), Aonghus McEvoy (Drainland, Woven Skull) and Gavin Prior. Their debut EP "BARBERBarberbarbr" is out now on Deserted Village'.The source material is live-in-studio vocal improvisations which have been layered and collaged together by Prior into a brain-bending voyage, like getting lost in a cave only to stumble upon a primitive proto-singing circle. The songs our ancestors sang in the dark before they harnessed fire.


For Tom Carter

Monday, 12 August 2013 We're delighted to finally be able to announce the release of this epic, international compilation. It's been a long time coming....

It's downloadable now.



This compilation aims to help out with costs incurred during Tom Carter's recovery from the illness which hospitalised him during Charalambides European tour last year. The number of artists who wished to be part of it kept growing & so here it is, a little further down the line than we'd planned, but with so many incredible contributors, we hope it's been worth the wait.


Thinguma*Jigsaw Farewell Tour With United Bible Studies

Thursday, 11 April 2013 April 25th: Dublin, The Joinery
April 26th: Dublin, Bewley's Cafe Theatre w/ Cinema Of Spirits*
April 27th: Cork, Plugd w/ Peter Delaney
April 28th: Galway, W/ Yawning Chasm

*All dates with UBS except the 26th.

We're joining our friends Thinguma*jigsaw for their last EVER Irish shows. Ireland has been a huge inspiration for them ever since they lived here 5 years ago so following the release of their final album 'Misery Together' on Deserted Village they're coming back to say goodbye.

Thinguma*jigSaw Farewell - The Joinery


United Bible Studies - I Am Providence

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 I Am Providence by UBS

Recorded in one day in Providence, Rhode Island on their 2008 US tour, I Am Providence is utterly unique even in the discography of United Bible Studies. The band performed a musicial ritual at HP Lovecraft's graveside then an a capella house show that evening with locals Alec K Redfearn, Orion Rigel Dommisse and Manbeard and their touring companion Sharron Kraus.

You can get the LP + Download + Postcard at the UBS Bandcamp


Gavin Prior: Babbleon Cork Download Out Now

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

“Babbleon Cork” is the result of my residency in the Guesthouse in May 2010. I’ve created an audio collage in three parts composed solely of sounds recorded during my time in Cork.....The result is a short album which captures the energy of the city mixing layers of abstracted sounds and the fluent, irreverent utterances of the Corkonians themselves. I’ve released this project as a free download under a creative commons licence leaving it open for sampling and remixing." - Gavin Prior, November 2012.


I Am Providence by United Bible Studies

Friday, 12 October 2012 Coming soon on Jellyfant

UNITED BIBLE STUDIES


Odd Job & Murmansk Download Reissues

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 Murmansk DV19
Murmansk "Untitled"
"Once again too inscrutable for a title. Recorded in early 2004, this marks the move towards increasingly alien, electronic territory. This is the most harsh and austere Murmansk release yet."

Odd Job DV4

Odd Job "Macro-Made Session"
A single 28-minute track of subtle nocturnal ambience from the French sound artist Sebastien Chou. Close attention is required to perceive its ever-evolving nature.

"....weird lo-presence sonic sonorities...." -Thurston Moore, Arthur Magazine


Both releases can be downloaded for free from our bandcamp page


Abandon Reason Radio Show

Monday, 17 September 2012 This is a new online show compiled and presented by Declan Kelly documenting the many recording sessions and gigs which have happened in a reverberant unused underground car park in Galway. Episode 1 features Aaron Coyne, Declan Kelly, Brigid Power Ryce, Vicky Langan, David Colohan, Gavin Prior and Alice McDowell. Listen Here

There's also a blog with beautiful photogrpahs to accompany the series.

reasonabandon.blogspot.ie


Darugaries (Japan) ~ Sabre Series ~ Owensie ~Twisted Pepper, 27th June

Friday, 25 May 2012 More information here.

Darugaries Live

DARUGARIES
Darugaries was formed in Osaka, Japan in 2002. They play a kind of traditional, psychedelic meditation music in an idle performance. Their music is founded on bass guitar around which voices, wind instruments and electronics weave. We can also hear electronics and percussion played on whatever found objects come to hand. Members and musical instruments come and go as time passes. On this tour the band is playing bass, trumpet, clarinet, trombone and electronics.

Darugaries Video

Darugaries Myspace