BLURT (Live) + Primitive Structures (Live)
Primitive Structures: 21:00
The English poet, puppeteer, provocateur and musician Ted Milton is best known for his experimental art rock group Blurt, who were founded in 1979 in Stroud, Gloucestershire. As one of the early Factory records signings, they shared bills with the likes of Joy Division and A Certain Ratio before offending Tony Wilson by comparing the label to the lifestyle-chain Habitat.
Also championed at the time by John Peel, the band have been through a number of lineup changes but never really went away, and continued to release albums and singles on a number of different labels, ...!
Milton remains a compelling and energetic performer with a unique perspective on the history he has lived through
Some minutes ago, our brains were hacked into a data-line. They vibrate in a sublime blend of wave abstractions, Le Théâtre Du Chêne Noir jazz, sliding folk blues, otherworldly reverberations, gut instinct electronica, and droning psychedelia, casually eclipsed by witched drama voices. We are linked to Primitive Structures, a dazed Australian-Franconian trio from Berlin, that electrifies the musical data spheres with “Your event is our rehearsal”, a debut long player that only comes real, when all auditors are ready for some Naïve utopia. It’s a dance of gloomy atoms, elaborated by the heart-piercing analogue gymnastics, improvisatory guitar-playing, darkish dub hints, strange cultural rhythms and interweaving strung-out psychedelics.