ORGAN THING OF THE DAY, December 28th, London sound and sculptural artist raxil4
We’re back from the Christmas TV and and all that goes with it, here’s an antidote to all that sunshine-bringing, some rather refined live improvisation made with the help of some homemade driftwood. bone guitar and a musical saw, played live at the London Hackspace Christmas party by London sound and sculptural artist raxil4, you got to love those endless Morecambe and Wise reruns…
raxil4 feat: King Sara – Sawbones @ Music Hackspace 20th December 2012
And here’s some more raxil4 from earlier in the year…A slice of a live improvised set from from the Empty Air installation at sound//space from May 2012
raxil4 Empty Air
“raxil4 is sound and sculptural artist Andrew Page. His dark brooding dronescapes combine analog and digital sound sources, including field recordings, detuned radios, computers, turntables, CD & mp3 players, tape recorders, 8-bit gameboys, handmade electronic devices, broken vintage equipment and handmade sculptural instruments (made from mainly found materials such as hospital crutches, driftwood and bones reclaimed from the River Thames). His works have been broadcast on terrestrial and internet radio, been featured on film soundtracks and have been exhibited in art galleries, in the United Kingdom, Europe, America and Canada. He has collaborated with musicians, poets, performance artists, sound artists and visual artists. He has performed many improvised concerts solo, duo, trio or as part of a large scale ensemble. Occassionally he sings with a Blues band”.