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THE QUIET CLUB performs the song "MIRROR WALK IN THE LONG GRASS" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY JOANNE COLLINS
PRODUCED BY JOHN HOUGH & JOANNE COLLINS
Formed in 2006, the Quiet Club have met with considerable success and have become recognised as one of Ireland’s leading sound art improvisation groups. They have toured extensively in Ireland and have played at festivals in UK, Germany, Poland, Canada, China , USA and Japan. Most recently they appeared at World Expo (Shanghai), Static (Liverpool) and I & E Festival, (Dublin),Mobius (Boston) and Harvestworks (New York), Black Iris Richmond, Virginia. They took part in an extensive tour to USA last year. They frequently play together with guests, which in the past have included Mark Wastell, Stephen Vitiello, Steve Roden, Jed Spear, John Godfrey, Harry Moore, Iarla O’Lionard and David Toop.
The Quiet Club continue to push the boundaries of sound making and listening by employing a wide range of sound making devices ranging from stones, homemade instruments, electronics, amplified textures, Theremins, field recordings, etc. Their first CD Tesla was released on Farpoint Recordings (www.farpointrecording.com) in 2009.Most recently a track of their’s appeared on WIRETAPPER 23 the compilation that accompanies the WIRE magazine and their work was featured in a recent article in the magazine. They regularly appear on Bernard Clarke’s radio programme NOVA on Lyric FM. A major exhibition “ Strange Attractor” featuring their work took place in the Crawford Gallery Cork in April 2011.A book and DVD of this work was launched last year and they made two London appearances to co-inside with the launch at the Pigeon Wing Galley and the renown Café Oto. An e book of their American tour will be launched later this year.
In 2016 they were awarded a major residency by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to spend two months in the Rauschenberg Foundation in Captiva, Florida. Whilst there they recorded their new CD “No Meat No Bone”, released by Farpoint Recordings to critical acclaim.
CREDITS / SPONSORS
JO COLL PRODUCTIONS, MUSIC DEPARTMENT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK
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