Friday, June 5, 2009

Simon Wickham-Smith + Santiago Latorre

British composer Simon Wickham-Smith has been making music since the late 1980s. Possibly best known for his collaboration with Richard Youngs, soon to be celebrated with the release on VHF of their 12"/3CD set entitled 20Years, he has spent the past decade presenting solo laptop performances. Releases include rapt (2004, Disposable Thumb), love&lamentation (2008, Pogus) and, A Seventh Persimmon (2009, Tape Drift).

Santiago Latorre is a saxophonist and audio engineer from Barcelona. He has composed music for dance, theater, fashion and video art. His work using cyclical layers of sax, accordion, piano, voice and synthesized sounds is now compiled in his debut album Órbita (Accretions).

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