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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

https://www.radiojar.com/content/stations/ag1zfnJhZGlvamFyY29tcjILEgpBdXRoQ2xpZW50GICAiNzal_MKDAsSDlN0YXRpb25Qcm9maWxlGICAiPrw65sLDKIBA2Rldg/image/?resize=120x120

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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Análisis superdocumentado de Ignasi Moya en Cultura/s de LA VANGUARDIA (desde 1881) sobre “PEDRERES” LP :  ” Construcciones sonoras tan misteriosas como puedan serlo los espacios que evocan y las historias que esos espacios esconden… ”.  / “Sonic constructions as mysterious as the spaces they evoke and the stories those spaces hide…”.  Check out this article by Ignasi Moya, LA VANGUARDIA, Bcn (from 1881) >>>  MONTJUÏC EL SONIDO DE LA MONTAÑA

 

 

TUNING INTO SPECTRAL LOOPS – SUBTERRANEAN ECHOES – SECRET SOUNDS IN VIBRANT LABYRINTHS …

New album _ PEDRERES (LP) _  Nad Spiro’s guitar invocations and sonic explorations through the lost quarries of Montjuïc  >> Release page >>  http://www.rotordiscos.com/catalogo/pedreres/4090/ Special vinyl edition co-released by Geometrik and Munster Records.

Stream sounds >> https://nadspiro.bandcamp.com/album/pedreres

Next release P E D R E R E S” will be out on April 2020 in a special vinyl edition co-released by Geometrik and Munster Records / T U N N E L GUITARS & S P E C T R A L  LOOPS / Album prepararions with a dream team : Marc Valls (artwork), Mark Beazley (guest bass)& MK Ibáñez (txt)… Full info coming soon

 

 

ZARATA fest 2019 / edición MADRID / 27-28 sept Círculo de Bellas Artes.

Experimentación sonora y propuestas artísticas de difícil clasificación, incluida NAD SPIRO. Toda la programación >>> https://zaratamadrid.tronicdisease.org/

 

LA TERRAZA MAGNÉTICA : transmisiones desde la azotea. Nad Spiro, ficción sonora en directo, al anochecer. La Casa Encendida, Madrid > programación ciclo de verano >>check>>

25/08/2019 Nad Spiro LIVE TRANSMISSIONS from La Casa Encendida’s roof terrace. SUNSET CONCERT

https://www.lacasaencendida.es/conciertos/nad-spiro-10415


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Nad Spiro album release early next year, full details coming soon (special guest ?). Expect guitar blood : guitar explorations with fx pedals. SPECTRAL GUITARS with Tulpa overtones.

Vuelve ZARATA Fest! >> http://www.xedh.org/zaratafest/

Festival de música rara y afines // Musika bitxien eta antzekoen jaialdia // FESTIVAL OF WEIRD MUSIC AND THE LIKE

Check out 2018 bill, including Nad Spiro

BILBAO 31 nov-1 dic : ANTIGUA FÁBRICA DE GALLETAS DE BILBAO – FÁBRICA ARTIACH

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Recordando a JM COSTA en MEDIALAB-PRADO :  Madrid 27 Oct. Participando en una intensa cita >> https://www.medialab-prado.es/actividades/costa-a-la-escucha IN MEMORIAM JM COSTA

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Trobada de flâneuses, AUDIO_City!

KAMURA OBSCURA / NAD SPIRO live @ Convent St. Agustí – Barcelona – 18 maig > info >>

 

 

AUDIO-PROMENADE with headphones > Montjüic route over the harbour (Barcelona) listening to Sirius Signals CD.

AUDIO RUTA RECOMENDADA para Sirius Signals CD / Sesión psicogeográfica por Monjüic (ladera puerto).

Noise-cancelling headphones needed due to noisy traffic activity oops. Next route proposal : nocturnal version / audio ruta crepuscular.  

 

Sincere thanks to all broadcasters, djs and stations transmitting “Sirius Signals” >>  back on the air signalling across long distances >>

Krachwald, Sonic Imperfections, Adventures in Sound and Music, Club Integral, Alien Jams, Knee Deep, Atmósferas, Baja Frecuencia, Llums de Tumguska, Sounds and Emotions… / RADIOPHRENIA, Byte FM, ResonanceFM, RN3, Radio Pica, NTS … and Robin the Fog’s Foggy Favourites.

 

Nice sequence in this gallery of female music explorers (by Metrópolis – rtve)

Check out >>> https://tinyurl.com/yc8j7u7g

 

 

MADRID - 23 diciembre - XV Festival SONIKAS
CHRISTMAS SONIC ATTACK - live sonic agent Nad Spiro
Programa+ Info>> 
SIRIUS SIGNALS @ Puerto de Valparaíso  – FESTIVAL ACÉFALO  –  november 9th – Acousmatic event: SIRIUS SIGNALS sonic diffusion over Valparaíso’s harbour space. Originally created by Nad Spiro in Cork, these fictional radiowaves and harbour sonics will be heard in Valparaíso / ghost speakers and spectral images provided by Acéfalo Team / ( XX Bienal Chilena de Arquitectura y Urbanismo )

Festival ACÉFALO 2017: concierto acusmático “SIRIUS SIGNALS” > “Ensamble de altavoces e imágenes fugaces asomando en el puerto de Valparaíso. Interacción Fantasmal entre Puertos”  :   Audio-Esfera portuaria  ( Cork – Valpo )/ NAD SPIRO

9 de noviembre : explanada del Parque Cultural de Valparaíso como parte de la XX Bienal de Arquitectura y Diseño – CHILE.

 

SIRIUS SIGNALS CD reviewed in THE WIRE by J.Stannard (The Outer Church): “Arruti is responsible for some essential uncanny transmissions and chilly vignettes that certainly fit the hauntological bill… ..Sirius Signals would in fact be an ideal enhancement to any long, dark, lonesome night of the soul.” THE WIRE 405

Interesting hauntological link, after all radio is the “ghost-medium”.(In Memoriam – Mark Fisher : 1968-2017)

Imaginary radio signals and sonic fictions by Nad Spiro exploring the ether + harbour audiosphere /”SIRIUS SIGNALS” available on >> FARPOINT RECORDINGS (Ireland)

Hand numbered edition of 300 cds /fold out card booklet featuring special Artwork & Notes +info

Próximo directo en el festival LEM > 11 octubre – La Sedeta- Barcelona > consultar info programa > LEM .

Copias disponibles de nuevo disco SIRIUS SIGNALS
(Farpoint Recordings) recién llegadas de Irlanda.

One-off Spiro session for Alien Jams radio show on NTS Radio London. The podcast is now uploaded >> listen online >> https://www.nts.live/shows/alien-jams/episodes/alien-jams-w-chloe-frieda-01st-october-2017. New Spiro included in this mixtape.

DARK OUTSIDE FM 2017: 5th Birthday

24 hours one-off transmission of unheard music in a dark Scottish forest, this year featuring Delia Derbyshire… –  GALLOWAY FOREST DARK SKY PARK, Scotland >> 23-24th sept.

feat. unheard Spiro sounds as well … bring your portable radio !