Howie Reeve, Léonore Boulanger Trio - Hay NAWR #12

Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 20:00
The Old Electric Shop, Broad Street
Y Gelli Gandryll / Hay-On-Wye, Hereford

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On October 22nd Hay NAWR hosts our third event of the autumn (and last of 2022), this time at the Old Electric Shop, Broad Street, Hay on Wye, Powys. Doors 8pm. Tickets £8/ 5 concessions.

We have two exciting acts from the experimental band scene visiting us while on tour: acoustic bass guitarist Howie Reeve and the Léonore Boulanger trio.

Ar Hydref 22ain bydd NAWR y Gelli yn cyflwyno noson yn yr Old Electric Shop, Stryd Lydan, Y Gelli Gandryll, Powys.  Trydedd noson NAWR Hydref 2022 a'r olaf o'r flwyddyn. Drysau am 8yn, tocynnau £8 (neu £5).

Bydd gennym dwy act ddiddorol o'r byd bandiau arbrofol- Howie Reeve, sydd yn canu'r gitâr bas a thriawd Léonore Boulanger.

 "Howie Reeve is a unique and singular figure in the current British underground. Having spent over 20 years playing in a number of key Glasgow bands, since 2012 he has been performing solo on acoustic bass guitar, delivering a fragmented and dexterous music that takes in post-punk and avant-folk. Increasingly turning to songwriting, he further engages audiences with cryptic, intimate and unsettling lyrics. Resolutely DIY in his approach to music, he lives in Glasgow but appears to be perpetually on tour, whether in the UK, Europe or Japan." (Chris Joynes)

 "Unplugged-punk genius Howie Reeve is a linchpin in Glasgow's DIY community…a breathtaking bass player." (Nicola Meighan, The Herald)
  Previous collaborations include Andy Kerr (NoMeansNo), Mike Watt (Minutemen/The Stooges) and GW Sok (The Ex).

Léonore Boulanger studied drama, experimental jazz improvisation and Persian music in Paris.
Her music reflects her wide interest in African folk and in composers such as George Crumb, Teiji Ito, Harry Partch and singer Meredith Monk.
For their fifth album, "Un lièvre était un très cher baiser " Léonore Boulanger & Jean-Daniel Botta with percussionist Laurent Sériès compose and decompose a set of fragments of the outsider art poetry of Ernst Herbeck from Gugging center in Austria.
Small formats for the movement, sung in German as in a Kindergarten Krautrock :  imaginary folk, music boxes, r'n'b medievalism, motets and futuristic madrigals set up like hopscotches, Byzantine mathematics