Sonicstate Live @dBs Music Bristol

24 Nov 2018 Bristol, UK


Venue : dBs Music Bristol
Address : HE Centre, 17 St Thomas St, Bristol, BS1 6JS
Contact Website :

Talks in the afternoon will feature ( from 3pm sharp – running order tbc):

  • Dave Spiers – who will be bringing a classic synth with him, model TBC – currently waiting repair!
  • Adrian Utley – guitarist, synthesist  with Portishead, producer performer with his Minimoog
  • Will Gregory – Korg MS20 – – source of some of the classic Goldfrapp sounds
  • Ty Unwin – on orchestral compositions – tips and tricks  from the world of media composition- Ty will bring some of his mobile writing rig and sharing some of his techniques to get the job done.


Evening Performances: (approximate times):

Gaz Williams  – for some excellent vibes and fun to get us started (7pm)

Chris Calcutt – as well as his regular live setup, Chris is aiming to bring along the Arp 2600 to include in his live set. (8pm)

BOO – Battery Operated Orchestra energy and vibe with their unique and compact setup – we’re not sure its all battery powered. (9.10pm)

There are also three shorter live sets from the library – (18.40pm, 19.40pm, 20:50pm) from Liam O’Mullane AKA the TheSoundTutor and others TBC.

All live performances will be streamed via the SonicState Youtube Channel from around 6.30pm UK time

© Battery Operated Orchestra 2018