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Denovali Festival - St Johns Sessions at Hackney - 23 May 2015

posted by Kevin on 29.05.15 18:57 in Concert Reviews Print  

Sometimes seeing four acts in one sitting can be a bit of an epic but it wasn`t tonight: the time just flew by, always a sign of having a great time.

The second day of the Denovali festival was held at the lovely old church, St Johns in Hackney, the previous day`s proceedings being held at Café Oto.


Day two kicked off with Moon Zero, solely in the figure of Londoner Tim Garrett. After recording his latest offering `Loss` in solitude and in churches it was totally fitting that we get to hear it in all its beauty in a church. Thunderous electronics get us under way, before Tim repeatedly plays a symbol with a bow, which is looped as the piece builds. Layer upon layer of pulsating rhythms, all without percussion create this ethereal piece. There`s a film projected onto the wall behind, I can`t quite make it out but its looks like a Japanese graduation day from the 60`s. At times the whole church seems too vibrated but I find it all very relaxing. This is my first ...


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30.05.15 05:50
posted by: Diane G

It was, indeed, a wonderful night - all four acts presented beautifully. A truly chilled-out evening and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

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