Alien Sound workshop at Tate Liverpool, Polo play Sound and Monks tease new single

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Tate Liverpool host a special music workshop, Creatures to play Phase One and Getintothis’ Lewis Ridley shares a soulful track from JNR Williams.

Tate Liverpool are kicking us off this year with a special one off workshop on Alien Sound.

The workshop on Saturday, February 9 will see artists and theorists open up new possibilities for thinking and practising a different relationship to noise and music.

Guest are invited to join in with talks, interviews and discussions.

Tate say that this symposium will ask: “How can we hear ambience differently? How can it make us strange to ourselves again? How can this ‘alien sound’ generate alternative ways of experiencing space, time and world?”

Guest artists include Marie Thompson, Paul Reket, Dhanveer Singh Brar, Larne Abse Gogarty, Steve Davismoon, Rachael Rosen, Jon Davies, Annalaura Alifuoco and Silvia Battista.

Manchester Gigs of The Month – January 2019

As gigs continue to be announced for Independent Venue WeekHarvest Sun bring Creatures to Jacaranda Records Phase One.

The London band, who describe their style as Western Coast, released their latest single It’s Going Right For Ryan.

They’ll be supported by Brooklyn band Champagne Superchillin’ on Wednesday, January 30.

The venue have also announced a 10% reduction on all their stock, from vinyl to t-shirts and tote bags to turntables from today (January 3) until Thursday, January 10.

It comes after sad news that HMV have gone into administration, as the industry is threatened with the loss of one of its leading distributors.

Down the road, Leeds outfit Polo will bring their r’n’b infused pop to Sound on Tuesday, February 26 as part of their UK tour.

After receiving PRS funding from the coveted Women Make Music grant, they released their debut EP in 2017. They’ll be funded by the organisation again this year, as they head out to make 2019 theirs.

SEND US NEWS: It’s Getintothis’ first news wrap of 2019. We’d like to take this opportunity to remind artists, venues, labels and promoters to send us news on any happenings that should feature in this column.

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In new music, Liverpool’s Monks have released the artwork for their third release, WDELTS, which they say is coming soon.

Finally, our new track this week comes from JNR Williams, who has released a cover of the famous 50s track What A Difference.

The Hackney singer songwriter has gained radio play from Huw Stephens on 6Music, you can listen to the track below.

 

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