Secret Garden Party 2012: Megatraption

We have been enrolled by the Head Gardeners to complete a series of parades, and celebrate this fine festivals 10th birthday. I’m immensely excited to announce that we will premiere of our new Megatraption at Secret Garden Party this Thursday. When discussing this feat, I quickly realised that the time was ripe to almost double our device power….

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A Convoluted History of Perhaps Contraption, 2004 – Present

Perhaps Contraption is some sort of ever-evolving, genre-bridging musical performance collective. It has morphed through various styles and lineups to arrive at what we experience today. I write this mainly to document my own journey, (for nostalgia and improvement) but if you are at all intrigued as to how I arrived at this current musical…

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Cousin / Grandma Limited Edition Posters

In conjunction with the recent release of Cousin/Grandma, I’ve created a limited edition run of 50 A3 posters. They a contain a hand drawn sketch, which was then tweaked and coloured in a computery way with the help of Daniel Ross. The sketch depicts a writhing organic form; a vision of a sperm entering an egg, magnified 48,000 times. Some sort…

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In Sum: Prams in the mud, tenacity & musical epiphanies

So, 2011 was a good year for this device. We began by polishing off Business, the second Perhaps Contraption album, which had been simmering in my vaults for a number of years (alongside 2 other, as yet, unreleased albums, of which the seeds were sown in 2007, but that’s another story…some of which will be realised this…

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Gigs of 2011

Glastonbury Festival – 22nd – 24th June Appearances at the Bandstand, HMS Sweet Charity, the Rabbit Hole, the Hole / Piano Bar Fling Festival, Chelmsford – 2nd July Felicity and Squier duo set Lovebox, Victoria Park, London – 16th & 17th July Circus Kinetica Stage Electroswing Club, The Bookclub, Old Street, London – 16th July The Secret Garden Party – 21st – 24th July Grand Parade…

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