Daylight Music: The Memory Band, Far Rainbow + Ingrid Plum
The atmospheric and indulgent Daylight Music returns featuring incredible voices and bird song let loose in this dramatic space, and a dash of… unexpected stage gear.
After an extended break from performing, acoustic folk band The Memory Band returns to Daylight Music in great style in time for our 10th Birthday year, with a vocal set featuring bandleader Stephen Cracknell along with the voices of Hannah Caughlin and Helene Bradley. Influenced by a wide variety of contemporary and traditional styles, they have produced five studio albums and numerous 7″ singles. This afternoon they will be performing a selection of songs old and new and this will not be a set of instrumental landscape music.
Far Rainbow is a London-based improvising duo comprised of sound artist Bobby Barry and drummer Emily Barnett. They create vast neo-psychedelic slabs of gradually developing sound and delight in using everyday household objects as part of their stage gear. You’ll never know what will appear on stage: bubble wrap, plastic bags, cellotape, hairbrush, shaver, electric toothbrush, various small motors, taped field recordings, pencil sharpener, egg slicer, or even a small portable vacuum cleaner.
Ingrid Plum is a Brighton-based vocalist combining Folk Music, Contemporary Classical Music, and Sound Art. Her work has been described by The Guardian as being characterised by “gorgeously atmospheric vocal techniques woven around field recordings and electronics”, while The Wire described her live shows as “succinct and nourishing… a luxuriant space between almost excessive precision