At long last, the Edinburgh release of our debut album ‘Ossicles’ is upon us
Taking over the top floor of the recently opened Biscuit Factory in Leith, SiNK will be playing music developed from improvisations on our new album, along with old favourites and some brand new songs.
We’ve also invited our good friends Kate Young, Graeme Miller, Sven Werner and Isaac Jackson to support.
Friday 27th November | 7.30pm
The Biscuit Factory
4-6 Anderson Place
£5 on the door – CDs and vinyl sold at special launch price
Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on the Facebook event
More about the night:
Combining virtuosic fiddle playing with electronics and haunting vocals, Kate Young takes traditional music and spins it into a universe entirely of her own making.
Graeme Miller (Cracks in the Concrete) and Sven Werner (Tales of Magical Realism) will create an experimental, ever-evolving, pulsing acoustic sound piece using a pyramid of piano harps, horsehair loops and beaters.
Isaac Jackson sees sounds. Responsible for the syn-aesthetic sound painting appearing on our poster, Isaac will be presenting work from his ongoing collaboration with SiNK. Translating sounds from the Ossicles album into his own visual language, a pilot animation will be premiered on the night.
We’ll be converging on the west cost of Wales for a grand coincidence of events:
4 – 6 September – Pick up Sticks – nr Machynlleth
Saturday 5 – Small is Beautiful Festival, Centre for Alternative Technology
Sunday 6 – Festival No.6, Portmerion
Monday 7 – The Boy John, Frongoch Boatyard, LL35 0RG
This one is a gift.
In 1926 film making was akin to witchcraft and, as such, was ideally suited to illustrate the Arabian Nights upon which the story of this feature is loosely based. Lotte Reiniger and Carl Koch collaborated to create what is now widely believed to be the oldest surviving feature length animation and Sink are very excited to be creating a new live soundtrack for this exclusive performance. Tickets here.
5 years in gestation, if you count from the fateful blind date that we first met, Sink are prouder than a three parent family with a miraculous first child to present their debut album ‘Ossicles’. Part crafted composition and part spontaneous improvisation it is a crystal grown from the seed of our live shows. In celebration of its manifestation in physical form (CD and MP3 – vinyl to follow) we will be touring visiting these choice venues:
Tue 2nd June – The Prince Albert, Stroud – 8pm – Free
Rodborough Hill, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 3SS
Wed 3rd June – The Albion Beatnik Bookshop, Oxford – £6
34 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AA
Fri 5th June – Turning Earth, London – 8.30pm – £8/£10
Buy your tickets here
Turning Earth Ceramics studio, Railway Arches 361-362, Whiston Rd, London E2 8BW
Sat 6th June – Cafe Kino, Bristol – 8pm – £6
108 Stokes Croft, Bristol, Avon BS1 3RU
Sun 7th June – Earthworm Housing Co op, Leintwardine – 7.30pm – Free
Wheatstone House, High Street, Leintwardine, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 0LH
Listen to a sneak preview track from the album here: https://soundcloud.com/cybersink/the-knife-1
We’re joining this madcap punk mashup maestro for the final night of his weekend whirlwind in Glasgow.
Monday night, Glasgow Art School 7.30-10.30pm
£4 Each or £10 for all the weekend’s shows, if you happen to be a die-hard Chadbourne fan
If you’re not yet aware of Eddie Chaterbox, Doc Chad or any of his other guises then you can read more on the facebook event page:
Singing Moondog are an open membership choir who meet weekly to share songs of all traditions. During the Sound Shape gallery residency they have kindly agreed to collaborate with me on a sonic exploration of consonance and dissonance, the results of which along with some Moondog, will be presented at this special Strange Attractor. Also Emma Snellgrove mover in all ways and no stranger to this event will present pinhole zoetrope work, Fiona Hermse, resident artist at St. Margaret’s house and currently exhibiting in Galleries 2 and 3 will give us some insight into her process, ringmasters Sven Werner and Graeme Miller will come through from Glasgow to play hypnotic music using horses tail hair woven into piano strings and naturally Sink will Sink throughout. This is going to be a good one.
The performance will take place in Gallery 1 on the third floor of St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, EH7 6AE on Sunday 1st of March 7pm.
Tickets are £7 on the door.
The Strange Attractor event is the culmination of the Sound Shape gallery residency which will be running from now until the 1st March. I will be there most afternoons. Admission for the residency is free. Please come along and play.
Click here for more details.
Friday 19th December 7pm :: Barn Storming :: Burnlaw, Whitfield, Hexham, Northumberland, NE478HF
Tickets on the door – £6 – drinks at the bar
www.burnlaw.org for directions
Saturday 20th December 8pm :: House show chez Adrian Hornsby, London
52 Pepys Road, SE14 1SB, 5 mins walk from tube New Cross Gate
Sunday 21st December :: Solstice party at Windyridge, Wych Cross, Sussex
Bring friends, warm clothes, tent, sleeping bag, food, booze and instruments
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for directions
Saturday 8th Nov
5pm :: Tumbleweed Music in the library :: Shakespeare & Co. 37 Rue de la Bucherie.
7.30pm :: Sink the Jazzbar w/Kate Stables :: Le Petit Joseph Dijon, 3 Rue Joseph Dijon.
Sunday 9th Nov
5pm :: Concert Secret de Sink et Kate Stables avec le short film ‘Moko and Loupe’ accompagner d’un soundtrack live :: 208 Rue St. Maur. (follow Concert Secret link to Kate’s email to get the code…)
Here’s a video of us performing Paris Metro in the beautiful library of the Mining Institute in Newcastle earlier this year. We’ll be playing there again this Thursday 9th October, supporting Kate in the Kettle.