C.L.M.F'23 : The Bonk

Coughlan's, Douglas St.

Sat 28 Sep 2024 (note: this event has already taken place)
10pm
FREE


The Bonk is a project exploring the compositions of songwriter and improviser, Phil Christie.

Taking elliptical rhythms and repetitive ritualistic wordplay as a framework, the music uses improvisation to explore the fringes of traditional forms with recordings and performances ranging from solo to large ensemble efforts.

There is an explicit interest in the materials used for recording with collections often spanning cassette, tape and digital formats. The group’s debut LP The Bonk Seems To Be A Verb comprised such a cross-section of idiosyncratic live instrumental improvisations with the group - edited and rearranged to varying degrees after the fact - and has attracted a loyal following since its release in 2017. Shorter digital-only releases have followed while the band’s live show has become increasingly in demand.

The second long-player, ‘Greater Than, Or Equal To The Bonk’ has its origins in two sessions - one recorded to ¼ inch tape in Cork in the summer of 2017 and one captured digitally in December 2018. The structure of the album is

Show more..



Venue Info


Coughlan's

7 Douglas St.
+353 (021) 4961751

www.coughlans.ie

    



More at Coughlan's

Loading....

Tue 23 Jul

Comedy Cavern: Katharyn Henson & Guests

Coughlan's

Sat 27 Jul

Hot Blooded Animals

Coughlan's

Sun 28 Jul

Ruben Berrios Septet

Coughlan's

Sun 28 Jul

Tanq & Tunes

Coughlan's

Tue 30 Jul

Comedy Cavern: Julie Jay & Guests

Coughlan's

Mon 5 Aug

Comedy Cavern : Neil Delamere W.I.P

Coughlan's

Tue 6 Aug

Comedy Cavern: Open Mic

Coughlan's

Thu 8 Aug

Elly O'Keeffe & guest Dan O'Keeffe

Coughlan's

Fri 9 Aug

Comedy Cavern : Neil Delamere W.I.P

Coughlan's

Sat 10 Aug

Woah! Mama!

Coughlan's

Tue 13 Aug

Comedy Cavern: Showcase Night

Coughlan's

Sat 17 Aug

Mossy

Coughlan's

Tue 20 Aug

Comedy Cavern: Test Tube Babies

Coughlan's

Fri 23 Aug

A Lazarus Soul

Coughlan's

Sat 24 Aug

Souldriven

Coughlan's

Tue 27 Aug

Comedy Cavern: Showcase Night

Coughlan's

Fri 30 Aug

Billy Kennedy & Fiona Kennedy. The No-relation Tour

Coughlan's

Tue 3 Sep

Comedy Cavern:

Coughlan's

Thu 5 Sep

Paul Tiernan

Coughlan's

Fri 6 Sep

Comedy Cavern : Eric Lalor

Coughlan's