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Mirror + Rory Simmons/Fyfe Dangerfield @ LJF

14th November @ The Forge, Camden

Loop Collective Presents:
Dan Nicholls' Mirror + Fyfe Dangerfield / Rory Simmons
The Loop Collective brings together two ensembles featuring some of London's most original and creative musical thinkers. Keyboardist–composer Dan Nicholls presents an expanded version of his group Mirror, presenting strikingly immediate music which focuses on the self-perpetuating stylisation of mass-media – from the depiction of ruin and destruction to the voyeurism and morbid curiosity which fuels reality TV-style reportage and documentary.
Since BBC Late Junction brought them together for a one-off collaboration, this live performance between Fyfe and Rory has been long-awaited. Using distressed tape extracts, woozy low brass samples and flowing improvised dialogue; this duo create a curious narrative, underlined with as many instrumental palettes as will fit on the stage.

Mirror – Ruins
Dan Nicholls – keyboards/tapes/compositions/visuals
James Allsopp – tenor saxophone
Dave Smith – drums
Kit Downes – organ
Shabaka Hutchings – bass clarinet

Rory Simmons – trumpet/electronics
Fyfe Dangerfield – vocals/guitar/piano