Some of Iris Garrelfs‘ work is available in recorded versions. Some items can be purchased directly via bandcamp, some as free downloads. See below for more.
Brighton Variations is an album containing compositions made from ceramics sounds recorded during the making of Littoral Assembly over the summer, juxtaposed with poems by the sculptor Michelangelo. It will be released on Hardy Cuttings in spring 2017. Supported by Sound and Music’s Francis Chagrin Award
Faulty Retrieval is a compilation track for Linear Obsessional. Released 24 December 2016 on Utterances amongst 111 other fabulous artists and their works. I’ve been singing a lot recently, various old tunes to brighten up dark days. But, my grip on words is tenuous at the best of times so whilst happily singing away, the lyrics […]
A BandCamp release of the Lab of Sonic Possibilities performance of “Improvisation for Microphone and Beach” at the Whitstable earlier this summer is out now. Download is free, although contributions are of course greatly appreciated. <a href=”http://divacontemporary.bandcamp.com/album/whitstable-2016-live-on-the-beach-v-1″>Whitstable 2016 :: live on the beach V by The Lab of Sonic Possibilities [Tansy Spinks and Iris Garrelfs]</a>
An extract of my first ever duo with the excellent Poulomi Desai (modified sitar + electronics) from Salon des Refusés/Sonica FM in 2015 was released on the Finnish label Tavern Eightieth in spring 2016. The double CD is full of other superb artists and their music (including AGF, Richard Sanderson), all in aid of Alzheimer’s UK. Buy double CD here To buy the single bandcamp click […]
Breathing Through Wires is an album of live improvised and processed voice performances, recorded in the UK between 2012 and 2014. Some were recorded through the mixing desk, others in the room. The titles refer to either event or venue. It was released on net label of the year 2014 Pan Y Rosas Discos. Expect to […]
Dance of the Mosquitos is a track made for the compilation”Two Minutes Left” on Linear Obsessional. All tracks are exactly two minutes long, and all used microphones somewhere along the line. As you probably have guessed, mine is made from voice sounds. Listen at https://linearobsessional.bandcamp.com/track/dance-of-the-mosquitoes
Bedroom Symphonies is an album of eight compositions made from voice practice sessions during a number of tours and residencies.So, imagine me sitting on a hotel bed, or friend’s sofa, laptop on the night table with a head microphone plugged straight into it and you won’t be too far from reality. As the practice microphone wasn’t […]
Brixton Lullaby is an extract from a collaborative live improvised studio session at Clifton Mansions, Brixton, between Viv Corringham and Iris Garrelfs, using voice and electronics. The original recordings were made in autumn of 2007, the edit was made in spring 2014 and published as part of the temporal benefit release For Syria on Linear […]
A little while ago I was invited by Mexican composer Israel Martínez to contribute to his brilliant project In Memoriam alongside other artists such Francisco López, Murcof, Janek Schaefer, Philippe Petit, Simon Whetham and many more interesting folk. The piece is based on Israel’s experience strolling throughout the eccentric cemetery Jardines del Humaya in Culiacan (Mexico), capturing shocking messages that relatives and friends leave to their dead printed on canvas. You can now download this for free via http://www.suplex.mx.