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In 2013 Will Parker and I did a live studio recording of Will’s composition/indeterminate graphic score generator ‘Directions’. The recordings have been hanging around for a while so I thought I’d make them available on Bandcamp. You can download them (name your price) here.
The download includes PDFs of the ‘Directions’ score (score cards, decoder and picker) and ‘Directions’ booklet with info and notes about the composition/score.

More info about the release:

Will Parker & John Macedo‘Directions’

Live studio recording of ‘Directions’ by Will Parker & Rob Lowe. Performed by Will Parker & John Macedo.

Recorded & mixed by Will Parker at EMS Goldsmiths College, London, July 2013.

Will Parker – Prepared mandolin, computer, transducers, cymbals & singing Bowl

John Macedo – Modular synthesizer, test oscillators, contact mic, surfaces & objects

‘Directions’ (Composition, Score & Design) by Will Parker & Rob Lowe

‘Directions’ is an indeterminate graphic score generator. Comprised of 26 (A­-Z) square cards with four possible orientations. Time is the only set parameter, the others are abstract – have no traditional musical references or fixed figurative meaning.

Designed as a type of Rorschach test where performers will add their own dimensions, axis and reference points. The form and material must be shaped and negotiated in the moment; complex interactions guided by the Gestalt principals of: proximity, similarity, symmetry, continuation and closure.
credits
released September 25, 2016

The Black Plume Editions 003 (TBP003)

Download includes PDFs of ‘Directions’ score (score cards, decoder and picker) and ‘Directions’ booklet with info and notes about the composition/score.

Will Parker – www.mono-on.com
Rob Lowe – supermundane.com
John Macedo – theblackplume.com

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Phil Julian & John Macedo – Live at Cafe OTO, 4th September 2016 from John Macedo on Vimeo.

A short clip of me and Phil Julian‘s recent ‘Shared Voltages’ duo performance at Cafe OTO as part of the Hideous Replica night at Cafe OTO, on 4th September 2016.

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SUNDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 2016

Phil Julian and I will be playing at the Hideous Replica event at Cafe OTO on 4th September. It’s a great lineup featuring duos by Gregory Buttner & Luciano Maggiore, Louie Rice & David Stearn, a solo performance by Yoni Silver and Michael Speers DJing. Looking forward to it.

Phil Julian & John Macedo (duo)
Gregory Buttner & Luciano Maggiore (duo)
Louie Rice & David Stearn (duo)
Yoni Silver (solo)
Michael Speers (DJ)

@ Cafe OTO
18-22 Ashwin St, Dalston, London, E8 3DL | 8pm | £8 on the door/£6 in advance
https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/events/hideous-replica/

Our recent releases on Hideous Replica/Wasted Capital are still available:

Phil Julian & John Macedo
‘Bind’
CD
Hideous Replica [HR12]

Listen and buy it here:
http://www.hideousreplica.co.uk/hr12

Phil Julian & John Macedo
‘Recorded Live at Cafe OTO [30.11.15]‘
C58 Cassette
Wasted Capital Since 2013 [WC12]

Listen and buy it here:
http://www.hideousreplica.co.uk/wc12

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FOOTAGE FROM RECENT LIVE SHOWS – MAY/JULY

by John on August 12, 2016

John Macedo – Live at Cafe OTO, 21st July 2016 from John Macedo on Vimeo.

Graham Dunning, Tom White & John Macedo – Live at Cafe OTO, 5th July 2016 from John Macedo on Vimeo.

John Butcher & John Macedo (duo) – Live at Bank Space Gallery, London 19/5/16 from John Macedo on Vimeo.

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THURSDAY 21st JULY 2016

I’m doing a solo performance at the SM-LL label event at Cafe OTO on 21st July with other performances by AND REA, En Creux, Reloc, and Stuart Bowditch.

AND REA
En Creux
Reloc
John Macedo (solo)
Stuart Bowditch (DJ set)

@ Cafe OTO
18-22 Ashwin St, Dalston, London, E8 3DL | 8pm | £10/£8 in advance
https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/events/sm-ll-presents-and-rea-en-creux-reloc-john-macedo/

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