Solarference is award-winning folk/laptop duo Nick Janaway & Sarah Owen.
A genre-defying mix of live laptop sampling and traditional folk song,
Solarference perform with an intense live energy and voice at the heart
of the music. Nick and Sarah weave layers of sound and song, exploring
and transforming found sounds from bike bells to cellotape, alongside
live instruments and the sounds of their harmonising voices.
Solarference have recently released their second album Locks & Bolts,
recorded live in concert at the Cube in early 2016.
"Simply genius - arresting, atmospheric and thrilling ... Solarference
are one of the most original acts playing english folk music"
- fRoots magazine
"Visceral and living... They find something new in the heart of these
songs. A joy to listen to."
"Radical recompositions… drawing deep from the digital well of endless
- Songlines Magazine
Support tonight from Yvonna Magda: solo violin, intricately morphed and
layered... and Swir: traditional songs from far-flung places melded with