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A night of electronic music at Bristol’s trendy flan selling-organic beer drinking -sofa sitting-vintage wearing- tea shop, the Birdcage on Corn Street.

There are three acts playing, myself, Jilk and T-toe.  Jilk and Ttoe have known and worked with London’s underground electronica label Bit-Phalanx for many years, and it was actually Jilk himself who spotted me at a Drawn Recordings night (funnily enough sharing the stage with T-toe), who asked me if i’d be interested in coming on board.  Last October saw the first label release I’ve done which was through Bit-Phalanx.  Essentially this night is three electronica artists playing out for no real reason other than because we love gigging.  We are so excited to all be on the same show for once, (as we are endlessly supporting each other at live shows), so expect a lot of energy, a lot of foot tapping come body moving, and i’ll be there with Jason who provides mesmerising visuals to my live shows.

Its £3 which means, for those of you not so great at maths, £1 per artist.
I feel this is a reasonable deal, and if you feel otherwise, perhaps you should come in and heckle?

Jilk:

Jilk

T-Toe

T-Toe

Kayla8

birdcage

 

The Birdcage Interior

 

10.05.14 The Birdcage

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3 gigs in 24 hours…..

This week is going to be quite a busy one.
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I am playing Friday night, supporting Kettel & Coppe @ the Cube Bristol.
event info here
Where i’ll be doing a late night set at the bar, for people to bob around to.

Coppe
Coppe

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Saturday day time i’ll be doing a set with Jilk at The Island, in order to raise money for The Cube. Event info here. We’ll be doing some stuff with cassette tapes, pedals, live improv eat your heart out.

Jilk
Jilk

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Saturday night time, to finish of the mini marathon, i’ll be releasing my second record ; A Very New Everything. @ The Looking Glass. info here.
With Coloquix , an artist from Sheffield, also celebrating a release.

With support from the rather wonderful Crisis Project, who I shared a stage with a few weeks back at Start The Bus, when supporting Chrome Sparks.

Free Entry – 8pm kick off. Djs. Visuals. fully. You know the score.
hard copies of the new CD will be available to buy that eve, digital release is going to be a few days later.

The Crisis Project

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Needless to say im getting cabin fever from being in the studio for so long.
Derwent studio

photo (5)

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bristol bristol culture!

 

“The eponymous EP was originally released in 2012 and now gets the re-release treatment from London electronic music label Bit-Phalanx.

 

“It’s an exciting time for me, to have my EP re-released in anticipation of my newest material coming out in October,” Painter told Bristol Culture…”

The rest of the words here – Bristol Culture write up

 

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festivals and outdoor music

festivals and outdoor music

Thank you to Joy Phipps for the picture.
Check our her blog here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/joy_phipps/

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ableton live – in the studio

I’ve recently been working in the studio with Ableton, for composition.
This is completely new to me, as I have only previously used Ableton for Live sets.
Here’s something I was messing around with this afternoon.

- It might be worth mentioning I have been listening to some more experimental stuff lately, retracing my university learning, Jacob Kirkeegard, Steve Reich, Alvin Lucier, the usual suspects.

and here’s what it looks like

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Jacob Kirkegaard

4 rooms

Steve Reich 

pendulum

 

Alvin Lucier

luciersitting

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Pulse Festival

Pulse festival was great.
Heard some great bands and had a brilliant time.
I played a 50 minute set on the Courtyard Stage on the Saturday. Looking forward to next year already.
Pulse Kayla 5
Kayla Pulse 2
Set up : Macbook Pro , Komplete Audio 6 N.I sound card, Akai APC40
Kayla Pulse 3
Kayla Pulse Festival
Pulse Kayla 4
Thanks Pulse see you next year.

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London show, HK119 / One Little Indian Records / Bit Phalanx.

Kayla Painter Live at Babble Jar

Krista Babista

HK119 at Babble Jar

HK119 at Babble Jar

HK119 at Babble Jar

What a night! my first gig in London, also my first gig with Bit Phalanx. Amazing music and lovely peeps thanks!

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Drawn Recordings 02.08.2012

What a gig.
Played at Mr Wolfs, Bristol.


I started the night off with some of my usual blip blip beep boom boom de dum dum dum.


T-toe. no shoes.

 


Materia. Globular midi controller!

The good photos are courtesy  of Jan Warnstam, thanks. The bad ones are from my phone. my iphone. showing me up again.
Oh what a night.

Materia can be found: http://www.materiamusic.com/

T-toe can be found: http://t-toe.net/

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Simple Things Festival – 6th May 2012

On Sunday I played at Simple Things Festival.
I opened the Thekla stage – upstairs.  I was anticipating playing to a slightly thin crowd at 3 pm, but by my second song the room was bustling with people and a really nice atmosphere.

I played a brand new set for this gig as I thought it was a good occasion to air a new tune. which is unnamed at the moment, but sounded great live and is going to progress on to be my next single.  I played this new set warily – but appeared to go down really well, so much so I’ll probably keep some of the changes for my next gig – at No.51, Stokes Croft – June 4th.

It was such a good afternoon which turned into an even more brilliant night with acts such as Cloud Boat, Hudson Mohawke, Rustie, Squarepusher and so on.

Cloud Boat.

Three Trapped Tigers

Face + Heel.

Great event , looking forward to the next one already! Thanks Simple Things.

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