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KURO Album Launch

KURO Album Launch Party

Join us to celebrate our release on Rocket Recordings!!
The album will be available on CD and LP that night before the official release dated on the 11th of November.
To open this bewitching event , we're pleased to invite SALTINGS, a double bass, cello and electronics trio from Bristol, DJ SCHWET with his luminous owl, and a very special guest, the amazing HELEN PAPAIOANNOU on baritone sax ^^


brings together three Bristol-based musicians from different nationalities and musical backgrounds. They met in Bristol and share a love of the city, and live performance. A shuddering mixture of cello, double bass and live programming, they aim to tentatively address the unknown areas of existence that lie just around the next turn, or beyond the corner of your eye. It is a controlled space of darkness, preying on its audience, luring them into a world full of drones and noise. Drawn from many influences, the resulting soundclash sucks you in and leaves you feeling equally elevated, shaken and craving more.


KURO take their name from the Japanese word for ‘black’, and their debut release for Rocket Recordings marks an experimental union between two diversely storied yet inherently like-minded musicians. Agathe Max, who hails originally from Lyon, is a classically-trained violinist with a varied back catalogue of studio and live work - running the gamut from spectral ambience to stately soundscapesandadeptatsummoningdreamstatesanddramaalike,her emotive and engaging work has found admirers at a number of UK festivals such as Supersonic and Raw Power.
The Bristol-based Gareth Turner, meanwhile, maintains a busy schedule performing and recording with Rocket Recordings trio Anthroprophh (alongside The Heads guitarist Paul Allen) bass/drums duo Big Naturals, and his solo double-bass project Salope, as well as working as a touring tech for Melvins on their trips to Europe. Yet despite both of these artists’ multi-faceted artistic lives, their partnership was both a natural progression and reflective of an intuitive chemistry. The result of their initial spark is perhaps both artists’ most coherent and captivating work to date.

Entry Fee : 3£ (concession) / 5£

Earlier Event: October 30
Folk On
Later Event: November 6
The Antics Joke Show