not heard this mentioned much on here, except the london show earlier on in the month. so i thought i'd slam some info up! am looking forward to the reading show!
Grouper is the solo project of Portland based musician/artist Liz Harris. Since 2005 she has released a series of LPs, CDRs and tapes into on labels like Type, Room40 and her own Yellow Electric imprint. The Wire recently compared to the rural psychedelia/drone odysseys of Flying Saucer Attack.
Grouper’s Violet Replacement performances are long form ambient pieces comprised of tape loops, field recordings Wurlitzer loops and submerged atmospherics, mixed and processed live from an array of dictaphones and tape players. The shows are presented in a set of naturally resonant and specially customised locations.
Plus support from Diamond Catalog.
28/03/12 Reading, UK South St. Arts
29/03/12 Bristol, UK Church of St John The Baptist
30/03/12 Birmingham, UK Vivid
31/03/12 Nottingham, UK Nottingham Contemporary
01/04/12 Manchester, UK Islington Mill