DISCON FESTIVAL : Curated by Mark Wastell and Martin Archer. Saturday 16th November 15:00 – 22:00

DISCON FESTIVAL, a joint presentation from Martin Archer‘s Discus Music and Mark Wastell’s Confront Recordings, two independent British labels which between them have released over 200 recordings. Over TWO HUNDRED ….. just think about that for a moment!!. Mark and Martin have known each other for twenty years and both launched their labels in the middle nineties, Discus in ’94 and Confront in ’96. Two concerts will take place, one in London, the other in Sheffield, showcasing groups and musicians that have releases on each imprint. The Hundred Years Gallery will host the London concert on November 16th followed a couple of weeks later in Sheffield at The Holt Café on the 30th November.

Doors 3pm | music 4pm | £10 / £5 concessions

Phil Durrant / Martin Vishnick Duo
Phil Durrant (mandolin), Martin Vishnick (classical guitar)

The Seen
Steve Beresford (toy piano), Ross Downs (synth, pedals), Jennifer Allum (violin), Yoni Silver (bass clarinet), Mark Wastell (tam tam), Daniel Thompson (guitar), Spencer Grady (bowed banjo)

Deep Tide Quartet
Martin Archer (saxophones), Walt Shaw (drums, percussion), Laura Cole (piano), Kim Macari (trumpet)

Inclusion Principle
Herve Perez (electronics, woodwinds), Martin Archer (electronics, woodwinds), Peter Fairclough (drums, percussion)

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY
Phil Durrant / Martin Vishnick – Rifinitori di Momenti (confront ccs 95)
The Seen – Archive : Volumes I – V : 2005 to 2009 (confront ccs 78 / 5 CD box set)
The Seen – Archive : Volume VI – X : 2014 to 2016 (confront ccs 87 / 5 CD box set)
Deep Tide Quartet : See One, Do One, Teach One (discus 64 / 2 CD set)
The Inclusion Principle – s/t (discus 29)
The Inclusion Principle – The Leaf Factory Fallback (discus 38)
The Inclusion Principle – Third Opening (discus 38)

www.confrontrecordings.com
www.discus-music.co.uk

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