Softday perform at Just Listen event in Cork

Softday will perform a new acousmatic composition; Who man? Ravenous man! Leather man! Tearer man! Destroyer! as part of Anne Bean’s Pooled installation for the International Sound Art Event:  Just Listen, at the Elysian, Cork, on April 23, 2011, at 20:00.

Softday’s live improvised performance is in response to the text of percussionist and sound artist Paul Burwell’s collaborative improvised poem ‘Adventures in the House of Memory’, created in preparation for William Burroughs’ Final Academy at Ritzy, in 1982. This poem was the last work Paul recorded, with Anne Bean and Chris Gladwin, two months before he died in 2007.

Further details on Just Listen can be found at:

Softday have also been invited to perform ‘Marbh Chrois (Dead Zone) Remediated at RAFLOST 2011, the Icelandic Festival of Electronic Art, in Reykjavik, Iceland. RAFLOST 2011 takes place from 5-8th May 2011 in various locations in Reykjavik. The festival consists of workshops, lectures, performances, installations and video screenings of icelandic and international artists.  A full program will be released shortly at:

Softday’s participation at RAFLOST 2011 is kindly supported by Culture Ireland.

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