Quiet Noise XI
Saturday 25 February, 2023, 2-5pm
House/backyard show, West Footscray (
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After a year off due to COVID and lockdowns, Melbourne’s long-time annual backyard experimental show is back.
– Nat Grant/Miranda Hill
– Clinton Green/Allanah Stewart – Jasmin Wing-Yin Leung/Mirren Strahan/Lily Tait
Free entry/free music ($5 to partake of biriyani dinner afterwards).
Quiet Noise is back post-lockdown with a special Autumnal edition.
Quiet Noise X
Erin K. Taylor
Nick Ashwood/Clinton Green/Michael McNab
Saturday 17 April 2021 – 2pm.
15 Neil Street, West Footscray – Free –
BOOKINGS (optional in case COVID restrictions limit numbers)- email firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
Annual backyard/house experimental music/performance event returns for its ninth year:
– Careful arrangements of sonic rubbish, fresh from his recent European tour Tarab .
Chun-liang Liu – Special one-off Melbourne performance whilst visiting from Taiwan to present her “ Fermenting: Listening” show at the Castlemaine Festival as part of Asia TOPA.
Clinton Green – The secret sonic lives of objects.
Free entry, free music.
$5 to share in a meal afterwards.
Saturday 14 March, 2020. 2-5pm
West Footscray – get in
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With David Palliser, Clinton Green/Barnaby Oliver, and Maria Moles/Dale Gorfinkel/Michael McNab.
Annual summer backyard show where experimental/noise/improvisers are challenged to play sans speakers/amplification
Maria Moles/ Dale Gorfinkel / Michael McNab – textural percussion first-time trio
Clinton Green / Barnaby Oliver – minimal bowed items drone raga
David Palliser – solo sax, clarinet, and other possible paraphernalia
Quiet Noise VIII
Saturday 23 February, 2019 – 2pm
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Free entry/free music.
Optional $5 to share in jumbo veg biriyani afterwards (vegan options available, too).
Video and photos from a very special instalment of Quiet Noise on 17 March 2018. Music from Snacks, Simon Charles & ensemble, Ernie Althoff and myself.
Quiet Noise VII
Saturday 17 March 2018, 6pm
House/backyard show – 15 Neil St, West Footscray.
The seventh annual Quiet Noise backyard/house show of acoustic experimental/improvised music. Note the different starting time this year – our first twilight event.
Snacks – Dale Gorfinkel, Jennifer Callaway & Alannah Stewart.
Simon Charles & ensemble (Kim Tan, Phoebe Green, Lily Tait, Rory Brown, Michael McNab) performing Simon’s “Erasing Architecture III” & “Blaiddyd”.
Clinton Green performing a site-specific projection and sound work at nearby Tottenham railyards after sunset.
Ernie Althoff presents four new machines for ambient ‘entrance music’ to kick things off.
+ veg biriyani sometime during or after this.
Free music/free entry. $5 contribution to partake of biriyani.
A really special day last Sunday afternoon at Quiet Noise VI, with thoughtful performances from all and a great biriyani dinner afterwards. Hopefully a bit of video in future, too.
Quiet Noise is an annual house/backyard show that challenges experimental/noise performers to play without amplification. This year we have our first international touring artist.
radio cegeste – Sally Ann McIntyre (NZ) harnesses the material of the airwaves to the practices of phonography and more archival forms of sound-collecting, she programmes a micro radio project station (radio cegeste 104.5FM) as a sporadic, mobile, small-radius platform for unstable site-responsive radio art events.
Ren Walters & Clinton Green – perform a duo with sheets of metal recently retrieved from the bush north of Mildura.
Derek McCormack – solo performance from recent Improv Idol finalist!
With acoustic turntable preparations from DJ Stanley Phatmax between acts.
Sunday 12 Feb 2017, 2pm
15 Neil St, West Footscray
Free music/free entry (donation for food afterwards).
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