Upitup Records presents:
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<<< Saturday 20th of November 2010>>>
...with VERY special guest:
"We can't decide whether he's the new Viv Stanshall, a young Eno, a British Zappa, or a replacement for Frank Sidebottom (RIP)." - The Guardian
“Phizmiz is a completely English original who I think we should cherish deeply” – Sound Projector Magazine
“Not so much a one-man band as a one-man movement” –
The Wire Magazine
"The musical man of the moment" - The Times
“One of the most inventive composers around” – BBC Radio 3
“The Emperor of music!” – Thomas Ravenscroft, Channel 4 Radio
Composer, writer, collagist, and multimedia artist Ergo Phizmiz has produced over the last ten years a wide-ranging body of consistently inventive work across radio, albums, theatre, opera and film.
His work is regularly disseminated internationally through broadcast and performance to critical acclaim, and is marked by a distinctive humour combined with a seriousness of intent and close attention to the fine details and depth of context in productions.
Places that have presented or facilitated Ergo's work in one form or another include Tate Modern, the Dutch Academy of Fine Art, the Royal Festival Hall, La Terra Trema Cherbourg, Kraak Festival, Worm, Extrapool, The Song is You festival Warsaw, Dartington Gallery, Sonic Arts Network, Womb Records, Upitup Records, Vivo Records, Proot Records, PRS Foundation, Bestival, La Friche Marseille, Teatru Ariel Transylvania, King's Place, Cologne Kulturbunker, Soundart Radio, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 3, KunstRadio, Resonance FM, WFMU, WRFL, VPRO, WDR3, DFM, Cherryade Radio, and Channel 4 Radio.
at DON'T DROP THE DUMBELLS (22-24 Harman Street, Liverpool)
4£ / 9pm - Max 98ppl!