Reductive Journal

Reductive Journal to Release Fourth Issue, Hold Live Events

Reductive Journal is a free online text-sound journal featuring writing from various experimental musicians and composers. They will be releasing FOUR, their fourth issue, next week and it is currently available for pre-order here. This marks the first time that the journal will have a physical copy for one its issues. FOUR will be released as a 172-page book and contain writings from numerous people, including Ryoko Akama, Jürg Frey, Sarah Hughes, Joseph Clayton Mills, Manfred Werder, lo wie, and more. The first edition of this book will be limited to 262 copies. There will also be three live events held in the UK later this month in support of FOUR's release. Details about these shows/installations can be found below. More information on these events can be found here.

Nov 25th - Huddersfield, UK @ Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Works to actualise:
Jürg Frey: Floating Categories
Manfred Werder: 6 scores

Performed by Ryoko Akama, Heather Frasch, Jurg Frey, Sarah Hughes, Bruno Guastalla, Manfred Werder, and Daniel del Rio.

Nov 27th - London, UK @ Hundred Years Gallery

Works to actualise:
Ryoko Akama: proposal_five
Danella Cascella: Rhythms and Song
Audra Wolwiec: between the sea and the sea
Manfred Werder: 6 scores

performed by Daniela Cascella, Heather Frasch, Sarah Hughes, Daniel del Rio, David Stent, Manfred Werder, and Ryoko Akama.

Nov 28th - London, UK @ Hundred Years Gallery

Saturday afternoon workshop and performance by three UK collectives—mumei, bore publishing, compost and height—to discuss and examine how text and sound integrate in their publishing works. You will have a chance to look into their archives and purchase some of their rare publications.

Performances and interpretations by Heather Frasch, Daniel del Rio, Sarah Hughes, David Stent, Manfred Werder, and Ryoko Akama.