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Paddy Steer

The Mining Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Friday 26th January 2018 | Doors at 19:30, Expected finish time: 23:00



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Paddy Steer is a Zelig-like character along the timeline of Manchester’s musical activity. A highly versatile and anarchically intrepid creator, Paddy's live performances err more daringly and admirably on the frontier of chaotic abstraction, expression and focussed blunder, dice rolling down the hill in case of duende, as from behind his stacked array of instruments he gargles through a vocoder with his xylophone, all a-clatter under disco lights and doilies.
He creates his tools, as he creates his craft, here from scratch, there from new, ever from long-garnered experience that includes running the massive ensemble Homelife, years hence. In style he is unique on the circuit that knows him, on which similarly his blinkered resolve and capacity to create must be unparalleled.
This has been reduced down over a long period of time, and applied coat by coat with subtle mastery, for richness, depth, and vivid texture, as if it were some magnificent curry, or a samurai sword. Lounge, romp, deep groove, homely and galactic-expedition whimsy, furry electronic invention, it feels akin to playing and winning a computer game made from reality, to hear.

Venue Address:

The Mining Institute
Neville Hall
Westgate Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Age restriction: Over 18's Only

2018-01-26 19:30:00 2018-01-26 23:00:00 Europe/London Paddy Steer Paddy Steer at The Mining Institute - Event added by alt. tickets http://www.alttickets.com The Mining Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne, alt. tickets customerenquiries@alttickets.com

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