A few final shows to end the year but we’re going out with a bang with Bo Ningen, Goodiepal and a special New Year’s Eve line-up with Mica Levi, Yeah You and Fielding Hope!
Thanks to everybody who visited OTO this year, the amazing artists who’ve played shows and everybody else involved with the running of OTO near and far. The ups and downs of the past 12 months on a global scale have been more than well-documented, but at OTO it’s been an incredible year.
OG footwork DJ/producer RP Boo brought 3½ hours of footwork fire to OTO in November. Mixing his own tracks with cuts from Rashad and samples of Roy Ayres, Del La Soul, Jocelyn Brown and Gerald Levert to name a few, Boo kept his crowd on their toes the whole way – occasionally joining them to dance his adidas into thin air. Simple, sweaty and infectious – if you’re stuck for something to play in the wee hours of New Years Day this will mix in nicely after Auld Lang Syne.
From 1975 to 1979, London improvisers published the most innovative artists and musicians of their generation in the magazine Musics. Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, John Zorn, David Toop, John Russell, The Feminist Improvising Group, Bob Cobbing, ICP, Martin Davidson, Madelaine Davidson, Annabel Nicholson, Han Bennink, Eddie Prevost, David Cunningham, Steve Beresford among many, many, many others were contributors. After forty years these journals are available in a complete facsimile bound edition.
Introduction: Steve Beresford / Foreword: David Toop