Here are a few Sonic Bothy Ensemble updates…
Tusk Festival 2019 Line-Up
The Sonic Bothy Ensemble are next performing at
TUSK Festival at The Sage in Gateshead, which is very exciting! We’ll be in Hall 2 at 7:10pm on Sunday 13th October 2019.
Sonic Bothy Ensemble at Kelvingrove Museum. Image © Sonic Bothy
In June 2019 we had a fantastic time performing at the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery…
Also in June we also had a wonderful time recording some new work in the studio at Gorbals Sound, Glasgow.
Sonic Bothy Ensemble at CCA Glasgow. Image © Brian Hartley
Here’s a review from the Ensemble gig
Immediate Buzz Shift at CCA earlier this year. Many thanks to Lorna Irvine.
CCA Review… Album
Sonic Bothy Ensemble’s debut album
is available at Bandcamp… Fields
For more information on Sonic Bothy Ensemble, all Sonic Bothy’s work and founder Claire Docherty visit
Sonic Bothy’s website…
Tectonics Review The Guardian ****
7th May 2019
…”Downstairs in the Old Fruitmarket, Scottish vocalist Nichola Scrutton breathed deeply into a mic, the sounds mirrored by clarinettist Alex South across the room. In between, the audience were caught in a dexterous layering of breath that felt like the wash and roll of the sea.”…
Read the full Tectonics review online…
Here are a few Sonic Bothy updates…
Sonic Bothy Ensemble Performances
The next performance is at
CCA, Glasgow on 26th April 2019. More details at Sonic Bothy’s Facebook page. Article in The List magazine
Read the article at the link below…
https://www.list.co.uk/article/107892-sonic-bothy-aims-to-explore-glasgows-new-and-experimental-music-scene-as-a-source-of-dialogue-and-inspiration/ Album Review – Scots Whae Hae
Here’s a link to the review online – scroll down the page to find Sonic Bothy’s album write up…
Scots Whae Hae New Musical Success
For more information on Sonic Bothy inclusive ensemble, Learning Space and founder Claire Docherty visit
Sonic Bothy’s website
Delighted to be working with Ian Spink, Aya Kobayashi, Skye Reynolds, Selina Boyack and Stella Boyack to develop
Radio Play. The immediate focus was a scratch performance for UNFIX Festival 2019.
Here’s more info about the event on Sunday 31st March at CCA Glasgow
festival brochure .
And here’s a lovely photo by Brian Hartley from the performance…
Rough Breathing Performance
Many thanks to John Cavanagh for inviting us to perform on 1st July 2018 at Sharmanka Gallery amongst the wonderful, atmospheric kinetic sculptures.
Alex and I are collaborating as a performance duo exploring the music/sound potential of voice and clarinets through improvisation.
I am very much looking forward to our residency in Oct/Nov 2018 with CCA/AC Projects to pursue our
Rough Breathing project.
Here’s a link to the Sharmanka event. https://www.facebook.com/events/181727232538481/
Vernon & Burns -collaboration
is a performance collaboration with Vernon & Burns, initially created for this lovely event in Glasgow produced by Sonically Depicting. Exploring the Unknown
Have a listen to some Vernon & Burns on
Sonic Bothy after performing at ISME 2016 in the RCS, Glasgow. Photo courtesy of Sonic Bothy.
Everyone’s excited that Sonic Bothy inclusive new music ensemble has been nominated for a
Scottish Award For New Music. Read about Sonic Bothy here, and founder/director Claire here.
Alex South and I are collaborating as a performance duo exploring the music/sound potential of voice and clarinets through improvisation.
In particular we are pursuing a project called
Rough Breathing, in which we investigate the role and impact of breath in our performance practices.
Delighted to be supporting at the Drawn to Water album launch. Alex South and I will play a new 30 minute set called Rough Breathing at the start of the night.