Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Monday, 18 February 2013

Ergo Phizmiz Interview in M Magazine

Ergo Phizmiz has been interview about GARGANTUA for the PRS M Magazine.

"I’ve become interested in very synthetic, artificial music, almost like epic music being badly imitated by automatons. I suppose the music of Gargantua could most succinctly be described, in the time honoured fashion of sticking genres together and hoping for the best, as electronic-miniature-epic-classical-techno-supermidi-opera."

Read the full article at M Magazine online.

Ergo Phizmiz in The Wire magazine

The March issue of The Wire magazine (issue 349) features an in-depth interview with Ergo Phizmiz about his recent productions "Gargantua", "Boojum" and "Eleven Songs", written by Clive Bell with photographs by Tom Hunter.

"The latest sonic phantasmagoria by rogue collagist Ergo Phizmiz is a medieval Techno opera fed by Rabelais's Gargantuan appetites. Clive Bell meets a vaudevillean prodigy who believes pop and surrealism make natural bedfellows" ....

Buy it at The Wire.

Monday, 11 February 2013

Ergo Phizmiz Trio in Rehearsal (mp3)

Well, fresh from a weekend of rehearsals with the smartly berollnecked Ergo Phizmiz Trio, here we are whizzing through a couple of numbers, recorded on a tape machine in the corner of the room, at Atelier Royale, Bridport.

You can catch this group of smartly dressed, noisy gentlemen at:

Warwick Arts Centre, February 16th
Power Lunches, London, February 20th
Islington Mill, London, February 24th

And then more....later....

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Ergo Phizmiz Trio UK Mini Tour February 2013

Ergo Phizmiz will be playing a small smackerel of live dates in the UK as a three piece band, performing music from "Eleven Songs", "Things to Do & Make", cover versions, golden oldies, and his next, work-in-progress, songwriting album.

The band will consist of Ergo Phizmiz, plus Iain Chambers (of Angela Valid), and long-time collaborator The Travelling Mongoose.

Ergo Phizmiz Trio UK Dates February 2013

16th - Warwick Arts Centre
20th - Powerlunches, Hackney
24th - Islington Mill, Salford