Stereocilia is Bristol based guitarist and composer, John Scott. John uses his guitar, analog synths and live looping techniques to create dense, rich layers of sound.
His live show is centered around a visual backdrop he has created, with the improvisation acting as a live soundtrack. Over the past 10 years John has performed all over the UK and Europe with various projects. He has also presented work for live radio broadcasts, and regularly composes for Short Film. He has also performed in three of Rhys Chatham’s 100 piece guitar Orchestras.
John’s Debut album Mumurations came out on his Echoic Memory Label in November 2013, bookended by two E.P’s and a string of compilation appearances. 2016 saw the release of his second album, The Road to the Unconscious Past. In 2017 he released 2 E.P’s, one on Low Point, the other on Champion Version. His Latest album, ‘Hive Mind’ is out now on Drone Rock Records.
ate (Bulgaria/Poland) – being a member of a musical family, Petar Petkov quickly discovered his fascination with sounds thanks to the constant contact with music. He studied classical guitar at the Music Academies in Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland. Searching for the unlimited rules of music theory, he has create a project ate where gentle guitar parts based mainly on loops are mixed with analogue modulation, reverb creating hypnotic soundscapes. Inspired by the works of Steve Reich, Arvo Pärt and Terry Riley, ate explores the potential power of simplicity, minimalism and repetition. He made his live debut in February 2016 at Kolonia Artystów in Gdańsk, his first release came out in August 2016 on Bulgarian Amek.
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