Stephen O’Malley

FutureEverything 2010: Ryoji Ikeda + Mika Vainio

Posted: Mar 30, 2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
9:00pm - 11:00pm
BBC Studio 7
Oxford Road
Manchester, United Kingdom

FutureEverything 2010
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+44 (0)161 8341300

Ryoji Ikeda - test pattern [live set]
Mika Vainio [live]

9 - 11pm
Pounds14 advance
BBC Studio 7, Oxford Road


An opportunity to see two of the world's leading sound artists perform on the same stage. The challenging output of Japanese composer Ryoji Ikeda places emph...

Thorr's Hammer flyer 1994

Posted: Mar 29, 2010

Thorr's Hammer flyer 1994
Thorr's Hammer flyer 1994

Bill Herzog dug this up, flyer from the first ever Thorr's Hammer concerts in Seattle way back in 1994...

The power of Kinkos on the old US underground cannot be understated.

No that wasnt the Graveland side project playing. In fact Capricornus (who played all of the instruments in the Polish TH) didnt release anything until later. At some point in this murky primordial age we decided to add a second R to our moniker to get closer to UR and MJOLNIR, but also to make a further differentiation fr...

TKDS artwork exhibition during the Inferno festival

Posted: Mar 25, 2010

TKDS artwork exhibition during the Inferno festival

TRINE + KIM DESIGN STUDIO ( have been making album artwork since 1999, and during the Inferno festival in Oslo they are exhibiting a selection of their designs for Black Metal and Neo-Black Metal artists, including coverart for MAYHEM, DARKTHRONE, ULVER, DØDHEIMSGARD, IHSAHN, SHINING, SOLEFALD, ARCTURUS, VED BUENS ENDE, MANES, VIRUS and many more. The pieces are displayed in large format, mounted on wooden boards, and are for sale in extremely limited editions.

Also available...

Richard Serra @ Galerie Lelong

Posted: Mar 24, 2010

Richard Serra @ Galerie Lelong

01/04 - 15/05/2010

Richard Serra
Weight and Level
Grandes estampes

Vernissage le jeudi 1er avril à partir de 18 h

Richard Serra, né en 1939, est une figure centrale de la sculpture contemporaine. Depuis ses premières œuvres en acier des années soixante-dix qui jouaient déjà sur des notions d’équilibre et de masse (tel One Ton Prop - House of Cards, constitué de quatre plaques de métal posées en équilibre les unes contre les autres), il a en 2008 relevé le défi de Monumenta dans la nef du Grand Pal...

SUNN O))) & BORIS present ALTAR @ ATP NY Sept 2010

Posted: Mar 24, 2010

SUNN O))) & BORIS present ALTAR @ ATP NY Sept 2010
SUNN O))) & BORIS present ALTAR @ ATP NY Sept 2010

Sunn O))) & Boris present ALTAR, Tortoise, Hope Sandoval and more
confirmed for ATP New York 2010!

All Tomorrow's Parties will return to Kutsher's Country Club, Monticello for the third ATP New York festival over Labor Day weekend, running from Friday 3rd September – Sunday 5th September. We recently announced that legendary film-maker Jim Jarmusch, well known for his fantastic collaborations and documentaries with musicians will be the guest curator on Sunday 5th.

Today we are happy to announc...

Russell Haswell live at Machine/Moulin Rouge, Paris 20th March 2010

Posted: Mar 22, 2010

Russell Haswell live at Machine, venue underneath the world famous Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris, supporting Autechre on their 2010 "Oversteps" european tour.

Haswell has a great new 2CD out on No Fun titled "Value+Bonus".

Recorded on iPhone 3GS by SOMA.

1st part of set

2nd part of set

1st encore

2nd encore

Simona Barbera in Bergamo

Posted: Mar 19, 2010

Simona Barbera in Bergamo

Temporary Black Space presents

Saturn over Sunset is configured in the artistic evolution of Simona Barbera, as the possible relationship between her research and a space, TBS, strongly structural in its connotation.
The artist reintroduces the necessity of the sound element in art, getting to create complex experiences through connections between sounds and images.
The sound-light, or setting-sound, interactions originate in the investigation of, for example, La Monte Young a...


Posted: Mar 16, 2010


email of the week

Dear Mr Stephen O'Malley
I'm a 26 Paris based French "artist" ?, working with photographs & video, & I have recently discover "Bambi", the famous Walt Disney production directed by David D. Hand. As I was enjoying these amazing 1940's drawings by Disney, I was in the same time disturbed by the dialogs, & the fact that Bambi and his boring mother were both talking like humans. So I first thought it should be intersting to watch it again with the sound shut off. I almost did thi...

Alan Moore & Stephen O'Malley

Posted: Mar 16, 2010

Alan Moore & Stephen O'Malley
Alan Moore & Stephen O'Malley
Alan Moore & Stephen O'Malley

14th March 2010
Alan Moore & Stephen O'Malley
"Simultaneous conjugation of four spirits in a room"
Laing Art gallery, Newcastle
Photos: Chris Walton

Cheers to all who came out for this last weekend (and the "English Journey Revisited" on Sunday at The Sage, Gateshead). One of the most fulfilling personal performance experiences for me in years.

Now playing 100310

Posted: Mar 11, 2010

Now playing 100310
Now playing 100310

Great great beautiful works.

Norbert Möslang
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Capture CD


Posted: Mar 4, 2010

Our Czech friends at Day After have launched a small merch company... you can buy some new and archival SUNN O))), KHANATE and BURNING WITCH designs online directly from them here. They are also selling off some rare left over tour designs from the 2010 Monoliths & Dimensions UK & EU if you've been looking for one of those...