[Jandek] Tortoise & Konono No. 1 in London

Seth Tisue seth at tisue.net
Wed Apr 6 09:43:27 PDT 2005

This is semi-offtopic, but if you'll be in the U.K. to see Jandek, you
might be interested in this show at the Royal Festival Hall in London a
couple days later.  Venue site is at http://www.rfh.org.uk/ ; see
http://www.crammed.be/konono/ for info on Konono No. 1.

>Tortoise+Konono Nš1
>Tue 24 May RFH 7.30pm
>Chicago based post-rock ensemble Tortoise return to the RFH
>following their previous sold out show as part of Lee Scratch
>Perry's Meltdown, 2003. This double-bill includes the 12-piece
>African Ensemble Konono Nš1 whose repertoire draws largely
>on Bazombo trance music played in front of a wall of speakers.
>Their music connects with the aesthetics of both experimental
>rock and electronica.
>'...like Jazz scholars wreaking havoc on underground rock'
>NME on Tortoise
>'When it hits its stride this is the kind of music that gives
>the impression of having been flowing since the dawn of
>civilisation' Wire on Konono Noš1

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