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My gig at the OUTER CHURCH in Brighton (23 jULY) was part of a series of special live events in UK to mark the 40th anniversary of The Wire’s first issue. >> Check out events >> And here’s a playlist of tracks by artists involved in the celebrations STREAM & LISTEN>> 

“…skeletal formations, the sort someone going insane from solitude would make from leftover sparks of electricity and corroded synthesizers that swell, crackle and drift…” > Antonio Poscic reviews L’IMPORTANT for The Wire 462

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A couple of gigs in UK : 22 July – Iklectik, London (+Robin the Fog + Rob Storey&Maya Yianni) https://iklectikartlab.com/club-integral-5/

23 July – Outer Church, Brighton (40 anniversary Wire magazine)https://www.thewire.co.uk/news/64742/the-wire-40

 

Sisters with transistors & lost cosmonauts with secret tapes!

Regreso a Valencia…  SONORAS fest 21 05 2022 : Nad Spiro + SUZANNE CIANI, BROMO, AWKWARD MOMENTS… info >>> http://www.sonoras.es VALENCIA

 

Presentación de L’IMPORTANT en Tabakalera-Donostia > 21 Abril 2022 19h >  directo de Nad Spiro y visuales de Aurora Gasull > Tabakalera INFO

 

Presentación de L’IMPORTANT :  directo de Nad Spiro y visuales de Aurora Gasull > 2 Abril – Convent Sant Agustí, Barcelona – 20 h. > INFO +inscripción https://tinyurl.com/ybpoglev

L’IMPORTANT > Una banda sonora en busca de película >> Spiro evoca una deriva espacial a bordo de una nave desaparecida: L’Important… CD acompañado de un deslumbrante desplegable con relato  y dibujos de Zane Speer, fotos de Joan Fontcuberta, diseño de Marc Valls…+ info/ +versión cassette> CRYSTAL MINE

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Deriva sónica por Montjuïc explorando rutas olvidadas con los sonidos del disco Pedreres: cada pieza lleva por título el evocador nombre de una desaparecida cantera. Nad Spiro activa ecos subterráneos + loops espectrales, vibraciones secretas… Lectura de texto a cargo de Mike Ibáñez > LA PIEDRA EMBRUJADA. INFO + inscripción > FUNDACIÓ MIRÓTUNE IN txiki

This year’s RADIOPHRENIA will air “THE HAUNTED ROCK” radio production by nad spiro. RADIOPHRENIA is a temporary art radio station broadcasting intermittently from the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow – a two-week long festival exploring current trends in sound and transmission arts. TUNE IN > RADIOPHRENIA SCHEDULLE The light at the end of the Dial 7th – 20th February, 2022

ELLIPTICAL ORBITS > second compilation of tracks from acts that have appeared at SPIRIT OF GRAVITY events since 2001, featuring Collective members along with fellow travellers… like NAD SPIRO (THE SCOPE, Brighton 2015). Check out>  https://spiritofgravity.bandcamp.com/album/elliptical-orbits-2 / 26 tracks including Stephen Mallinder, 55th Flotilla, minimal impact, Kieran Mahon…

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Nad Spiro celebrated 20 years of Spiro activity broadcasting radio mixtapes from her Dream Cell @ THE NEON HOSPICE during the Covid Pandemic days of isolation and lockdown (2020/2021)>> Spiro’s SND-FI Audio Archive was dissected and reassembled in THEMATIC RADIO SESSIONS: forgotten sounds + auditory hallucinations into the future… Remixed new and old tracks+ isolation work in progress. Streaming now on N Spiro’s Bandcamp>> here

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Channel FREQ presents Winter Solstice: a 12 hour broadcast from the sub-aether at Repeater Radio, with all manner of participants the likes of Ekoplekz, Thighpaulsandra, Philippe Petit, Bobby Conn & friends, Xylitol, Thomas Dimuzio… and Nad Spiro>> INFO >  CHANNEL FREQ>>>

LA PIEDRA EMBRUJADA/THE HAUNTED STONE (programa doble) @ Repeater Radio HALLOWEEN SPECIAL / Nad Spiro takes you on a sonic exploration across the Haunted Stone : PEDRERES/MONTJUÍC + SPANISH VERSION >> Lectura de texto a cargo de MIKE IBÁÑEZ /  Schedule > https://www.repeater-radio.com/halloween-ii 

Live at SONOSCOPIA  Porto /Portugal :

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NOVA MORADA : old building from early XXth century (formerly a music school) under renovations by the Sonoscopia team. Great to enjoy the old empty rooms and so many stories during my residency / + the garden : Jardim Sonoscopia (pic) / And Paraíso : basement bar + speakers area

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I’ll be artist-in-residence at SONOSCOPIA  Porto /Portugal :

12 setembro – Nad Spiro em residência / 25 setembro – concerto

(+info coming soon) Sonoscopia Nova Morada >>

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Special issue of the WIRE magazine on wireless transmissions : radio as a vital force of connection over the airwaves during pandemic times. Great to have contributed recently to some of these essential radio stations : Radio Relativa, The Neon Hospice, ResonanceFM, Radiophrenia… And honoured to get airplay for my pandemic album “Pedreres” on some of the broadcasting networks mentioned: NTS, NNW, Dublab…

Dark Outside FM coming soon > September  2021

ERASE YOURSELF” was the last show transmitted by THE NEON HOSPICE Radio on Sunday 06/06/2021 >>  This episode -part of the SPORE SPIRO series broadcast from nad spiro’s dreamCell- was the last show to finish the 1st phase of the station. The Neon Hospice has become a ghost satellite drifting in hibernation now. It will return in a very different transmission iteration.

MUTANT RADIO AS AN ART FORM  > stay tuned / Archive of previous shows >> HERE

“SILÉNCIATE” (audio) 17/5 > 28/5/2021  @  PUSTKA I CISZA /El vacío y el silencio/ Void & Silence sound exhibition VARSOVIA : Instituto Cervantes.

Exploring “Reality Studio” ideas > pre-recorded film/existence, soundtrack experiments, dissolving pre-recorded associations, disintegration (W.S. Burroughs) > + INFO >>

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PUSTKA I CISZA / El vacío y silencio / Void & Silence  >> EXPOSICIÓN SONORA – VARSOVIA : Instituto Cervantes

Muestra secuencial de cinco piezas de sonido relacionadas con el vacío, el silencio o el espacio. Cada dos semanas se presentará la pieza de un artista: FRANCISCO LÓPEZ, ROSA ARRUTI AKA NAD SPIRO, ALFREDO COSTA MONTEIRO, TRES y MARTYNA POZNANSKA.04/05/2021 – 04/07/2021  >> INFO

Kurator: Marcin Dymiter / Nad Spiro presentación >  “Silénciate”  17/05/2021

SONOTOPÍAS : “Paisajes sonoros habitados por raras músicas. Un espacio de 4’33” Café, dedicado a la difusión de música que nos gusta”. Su segunda entrega es un compilado que recoge la trayectoria de Nad Spiro. (Gracias 4’33”). Escucha aquí >>   www.sonotopias.com

AUDIOSFERA / AUDIOSPHERE Exhibition (Sound Experimentation 1980-2020) seeks to constitute a large-scale contemporary art exhibition with no images or objects, focused only on sound works … facilitating experiential, profound and prolonged listening. MUSEO REINA SOFIA Madrid 14 October, 2020 – 15 February, 2021 / It includes one audio piece by NAD SPIRO (2012-15)

LIVE Nad Spiro @ AUDITORIO CIVICAN – Pamplona 12 DICIEMBRE – 19:30 / /  Actividad presencial >> PROTOCOLO COVID : registro 948 222 444

Feels odd announcing a live gig after such a long and weird interval… Fundació PHONOS Fall Festival : 2 Oct UPF Campus BARCELONA. Nad Spiro in the flesh.

Covid protocole > limited capacity : book your place in advance (compulsory). Expect a freezing atmoshere and feezing sounds …

https://www.upf.edu/web/phonos/programacio

Back on THE NEON HOSPICE to broadcast the English version of “Montjuïc – THE HAUNTED STONE” a remix of the “PEDRERES” album wiht fragments of MK Ibáñez’s text.

A sonic drift across the forgotten quarries of Montjuïc… Nad Spiro: spectral guitars & loops + production. Plus special guest voices: Atsuko Kamura, Ken Hollings, A. Scott Bolton, Rob Storey and MK Ibáñez. TUNE IN theneonhospice.com

Great to be part of The Neon Hospice transmissions, first session> 6 sept: ” SPARKS “. Expect some Sunday Radioactivity for you dear listener >> imaginary radio signals by Nad Spiro exploring the ether  / radio-fi / TUNE IN theneonhospice.com essential broadcast 2020 / 21:00 BST (Barcelona 22:00)

Previously unreleased Spiro track included in the series ISOLATION AND REJECTION (2020)out on the excellent label FRONT AND FOLLOW from Manchester. VOL. 3 is now streaming. Listen and read all the project info & line up. And buy a copy if you can (for a good cause)>>> https://fandf.bandcamp.com/album/isolation-and-rejection-vol-3

“Mental Gang” is part of present work-in-progress. Lockdown days >> new music soon.

THE WIRE 438 >> “These resonating washes of processed guitar are extremely evocative of a landscape created by industry and subsequently claimed by folklore. Even if the supernatural qualities of Montjuïc’s quarries remain uncertain, Pedreres leaves no doubt about their sheer eeriness” – Spenser Tomson. SPECTRUM CULTURE >> “Pedreres is meditative and uneasy listening, but it’s also densely layered and pleasingly slow to unfold its patterns and structures, rewarding and often unexpectedly beautiful” – Scott Wilson. TOUCHING EXTREMES > “We are left wandering inside the realms of sonorities that would perfectly fit in a lysergically active installation, minus the pills. Read More »

A special radio piece about the PEDRERES album was broadcast on TeslaFM.net, with author MIKE IBÁÑEZ reading his text “Montjuïc, la piedra embrujada” (Spanish version) included on that album.

This radio show also aired : unreleased tracks – additional Montjuïc quarries/sounds unlocked – plus pandemic nights recordings >>> Produced by Rosa Arruti aka Nad Spiro. STAY TUNED : new transmissions coming soon.

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