Jan 212020
 
Lab of Sonic Possibilities: Sounds from the Garden

A somewhat strange (in an interesting way) set with Tansy Spinks as Lab of Sonic Possibilities, recorded at the Being Human Festival  at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in November 2019, is now available on bandcamp. Our theme for the day is “tea”, due to the fact of course that Horniman also founded one of the […]

Dec 102019
 
Responses

This is a limited edition cassette and bandcamp release on Minimal Resource Manipulation, featuring responses to original recordings by Matt Atkins. Listening to Matt’s sounds, I heard something slightly mad in it. In trying to bring this out, the piece ended up becoming quite jazzy. Which I rather liked! You can hear it below.   […]

Jul 212018
 
Lab of Sonic Possibilities: sounding shore :: COAST TO COAST

Our performance at the Whitstable Biennale earlier this month is released by DIVAcontemporary as part of sounding shore :: COAST TO COAST V[1] on bandcamp on June 25 2018. We are the cover girls too! For the performance, Tansy and I brought a water bucket and spade. We also collected materials on the beach, all of which […]

Dec 222017
 
View From A Hill

Iris’ View is a track for A View From A Hill, the traditional free x-mas compilation album on Linear Obessional for 2018. Each track is exactly 2 minutes long and with 104 contributions that equates to over 3 hours  listening. It’s release on x-mas eve via https://linearobsessional.bandcamp.com .  

May 132017
 
Beijing Hutongs

In spring 2017 I spend time in one of the Beijing Hutongs, just at the beginning of the Hutong clean-up drive instigated by the Chinese government. I am preparing an album from materials recorded there for Linear Obsessional.

Dec 102016
 
Brighton Variations

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

Dec 092016
 
Faulty Retrieval

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 […]

Oct 212016
 
Lab of Sonic Possibilities: live on the beach

Our performance at the Whitstable Biennale in June of this year is released by DIVAcontemporary as part of Whitstable 2016 :: live on the beach V[1] on bandcamp on October 1, 2016 For the performance, Tansy and I collected materials on the beach which we then improvised with. Audiences listened via headphone which created an […]

May 112016
 
Iris Garrelfs + Poulomi Desai: Live from Salon des Refuses 2015 | Space Gallery

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 […]

Jan 012015
 
Breathing Through Wires: an album of voice improvisations

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 […]

Dec 242014
 
Dance of the Mosquitos

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 A bit more about the track: Dance of the Mosquitoes was created in response to […]

Apr 092014
 
Bedroom Symphonies

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 […]

Apr 092014
 
Barbican live

An extract from a live performance at the Barbican Centre (a Hack the Barbican event curated by Music Hackspace) in summer 2013 was released on the compilation VOIX BRUTES | Vol.I on Audition Records in June 2014.

Apr 092014
 
Brixton Lullaby

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 […]

Jan 092014
 
Button Box - remix

Find a 2-min contribution to Button Box on Linear Obsessional which contains 46 re-workings of Richard Sanderson’s recent album Air Buttons. It’s called eating through wires and you know why when you download it for free here.