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New Meetup: Hidden Orchestra at Celtic Connections @ Old Fruitmarket Candleriggs Glasgow

From: David F.
Sent on: Monday, November 15, 2010 12:45 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Live Music Meetup Group!

What: Hidden Orchestra at Celtic Connections @ Old Fruitmarket Candleriggs Glasgow

When: Friday, January 28,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs
Glasgow
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Celtic Connections @ Old Fruitmarket (feat. Fraser Fifield and Su-a Lee)
Candleriggs
Glasgow Lanarkshir G1 1NQ
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Description:
Ancient traditions meet 21st century technology in a pioneering line-up of Celtic and electronica collaborations, co-curated by Indo-Caledonian sound artist Sushil K Dade / Future Pilot AKA. A packed programme includes brand-new commissions by renowned Hollywood composer/electronica artist Craig Armstrong and PJ Moore (The Blue Nile). Also on the bill are new Chemikal Underground signings FOUND plus an appearance from their legendary Cybraphon installation ? the band have been likened by the Word to ?King Creosote holed up in a studio with Brian Eno?.

Then there?s Mike McGoldrick?s fusion trio Future Trad Collective, with fiddler Andy Dinan and guitarist Ian Fletcher; the groove based grandeur of Edinburgh?s Hidden Orchestra (formerly the Joe Acheson Quartet); Catriona McKay and Alistair MacDonald?s harp/live electronics duo Strange Rainbow; a new creation from Lau accordionist Martin Green; electronica fusion outfit from the Isle of Skye, Niteworks and an exclusive Celtic Connections collaboration between DJ Dolphin Boy and the Future Pilot Indian Pop Art Orkestra as well as De-Fence DJ OnTheFly and also at the turntables slo-mo sonic legends The Pastels

Read more: http://events.myspace.com/Event/8597800/Celtic-Connections#ixzz15J5kwlqB


Hidden Orchestra

A quartet making percussive, emotive, epic grooves, cinematic soundscapes and wonderful string arrangements all layered to perfection.

Formerly known as Joe Acheson Quartet, Hidden Orchestra combine two live drummers and deep basslines with strong jazz and classical influences, to make cinematic, emotive, percussive, next generation music using traditional instrumentation and organic samples. The band may occupy a musical stratum all on their own, but you can detect influences as diverse as Aphex Twin, Debussy, Xploding Plastix, Radiohead, Squarepusher, Madlib and Gene Krupa.

The band have shared stages with The Bays, Bonobo, Jaga Jazzist, Aim, Red Snapper, and Gilles Peterson. Their beautifully-crafted, explosive live show, where the core quartet is augmented with visuals, cello and brass has cemented their reputation as one the UK?s most unique up-coming outfits.

http://www.myspace.com/hiddenorchestra

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/scotlandsmusic/2010/09/top-tip-hidden-orchestra-night-walks.shtml

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http://www.meetup.com/The-Edinburgh-Live-Music-Meetup-Group/calendar/15447049/

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