Category Archives: chamber

Boiler Room & ‘Post-Classical’

I realise that the biting point has been getting rather weighty and theoretical of late. There’s plenty more of that to come, but I’m taking this opportunity to say a few quick things::: 1) We do intend to do more … Continue reading

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Music Resistance at UNM 2014, Malmö

the biting point was invited to talk at the 2014 Ung Nordisk Musik (UNM) festival in Malmö. The festival was held during the final week of August, and took as its theme ‘Music Resistance’. It showcased recent compositions by thirty-five … Continue reading

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the biting point update: UPCOMING EVENTS

There are some big and potentially game-changing events going down in London this Summer that have certainly got me shaking with anticipation::: Last month’s Nonclassical, at the Macbeth, was a celebration of the work of the late composer Steve Martland – … Continue reading

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Nonclassical & Freedom from Torture presents: KAFKA FRAGMENTS

We’ve been very privileged to help out in the programming and organisation of a super-exciting event in aid of the charity Freedom from Torture. As part of a whole month of gigs, including Iceage at the Shacklewell Arms and Bombay … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Like Eric Whitacre

I was satisfied to see the line-up for next month’s Yellow Lounge, the classical club night currently resident at the Bankside Vaults, Southwark. It’s always come across as the glossy, corporate, major-label cousin of the more grungy alt-classical events, but … Continue reading

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Big, Beautiful, Dark and Scary (and Free!)

Bang on a Can are giving away their new 25th anniversary album Big, Beautiful, Dark & Scary on their website! For free!! But only for the next two days… (hurry hurry!) The double LP features new recordings of works by … Continue reading

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the biting point in 2012

Happy New Year from the biting point to all our readers!!! We’d firstly like to apologise for our quiet period towards the end of 2011, mainly caused by the fact that we were too busy and poor to see any … Continue reading

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