From the get-go, we promised you surprises on the day – but, like the over-excited parents we are, we’re giving you one of your presents early. SFTOC aficionados among you may remember the compilation CD that came with last years programme, which was put together by Baptists and Bootleggers, which is one of the newest, most vibrant record labels in the north-west. We’re excited to be working with them again, this time on one of the weirdest – and potentially most exciting – stages that Sounds from the Other City has ever hosted.
There’s not long to go until the festival now and – don’t say you weren’t warned – there aren’t many tickets left, either – you can get yours here: http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Manchester/Islington-Mill/Sounds-From-the-Other-City-2013/11799072/
Based in the Creative Media Centre on Bexley Square, B&B will bring you a 4 hour improvised jam, and have sent out an open invitation to artists playing the festival to pop in and join in throughout the day. With 4 stations set up, musicians will be able to turn up, plug in and play without having to stop the performance, meaning a continuous stream of ever-changing, ever-challenging sound. Though the line-up will obviously be fluid – and could, potentially, feature a cast of hundreds – we can guarantee cameos from…
A label based about the freedom of creative expression and high quality, highly individual release, it’s fitting that they should be curating a performance so unique and intriguing that it will never be repeated again. We’ll see you there in – god – 4 days…