Excerpts from the Conspirators of Pleasure improvised performance at The Old Hairdressers Glasgow.
Excerpts from our improvised performance at Mishti Dance, Poplar Union London – in the shadow of the BIG BEAST – Canary Wharf.
New 2x CD from Usurp artists Simon Underwood & Jonas Gustafsson.
"Nothing disappears completely...In space, what came earlier continues to underpin what follows..." Limited edition cassette & download.
Lost Property, an arts collective based in Brighton, present a building takeover of the DLWP. With Conspirators of Pleasure and more.
Usurp in collaboration with Waywords & Meansigns presents an evening of James Joyce with music & spoken word.
Experiments in sound and noise with: Sister, Da Saz, Conspirators of Pleasure, I.M.F.L, Hemant Sreekumar, Shivnakaun
Conspirators of Pleasure Live at Sonic Imperfections, Montague Arms Peckham, London .
Conspirators of Pleasure performed at the Khoj Artists Workshop in Delhi organised by the music collective, Reproduce.
Usurp Art programmed "Ohmsonic" a night of sonic art and music in collaboration with Banana House Delhi, a brilliant makers space and design studios. Artists on the night: Da Saz, Conspirators of Pleasure, Hemant Sreekumar.
Excerpt from performance by Conspirators of Pleasure at the eclectic Reproduce Listening Room at the award winning Anagram Architects Studio in Delhi.
Two buildings – the Delhi Parliament and Secretariat. Two instruments – an handmade “senso-stamen” flower noise machine and a circuit bent toy.
In 2016, Poulomi Desai and Simon Underwood of Usurp Art were invited to be participants at the 10th edition of The Carnival of E-Creativity (CeC) as part of their six week project based trip to India.
Commissioned by Waywords and Meanings an ambitious and forward looking project to set Joyce's seminal and experimental novel Finnegans Wake to music.
The Conspirators of Pleasure Live on Graham Dunning's 'Fractal Meat on a Spongy Bone' radio show 3rd April 2015. Featuring Poulomi Desai - Modified Sitar and Electronics and Simon Underwood - Modified Toys and Electronics.
Performance at müllZimmer «Less Apparent Horizon» publication and launch event at the Montague Arms Peckham London.
"Toy Arkestra" - an ecstatic musical fusion of Sun Ra and noise-making toys at Supernormal Festival 2014.
Commission at The Optophonic Workshop, Tramlines Fringe Festival Sheffield.
Excerpt from improvised performance at the Optophonic Festival organised by Peak Signal 2 Noise at Montgomery Theatre, Tramlines Sheffield.
The Conspirators of Pleasure perform at this summer’s amazing Clandestino Festival in Gothenburg Sweden.
Excerpt from performance by the 'Conspirators of Pleasure' at Rich Mix 2014, featuring Poulomi Desai (augmented sitar), Simon Underwood (modified, toys + electronics) and Seth Ayyaz ( daaf + electronics).
Usurp Art presents two dynamic, ensemble performances, exploring perceptual concepts of chance, time, listening and humour, and the breadth and parameters of improvisational approaches in new music
First performance of the "Usurp Chance Tour" at The Format Festival in Derby with Poulomi Desai (augmented sitar), Simon Underwood (modified, toys + electronics) and Seth Ayyaz ( daaf + electronics).
"The Conspirators of Pleasure" will intensify the treatment with a sound collage ranging from melancholic drones to noisy chaos, created with the help of an amplified sitar and a range of sonically twisted toys and machines.
Progressions in Indian classical music. Raga Scales by "The Conspirators of Pleasure"
The Conspirators of Pleasure provide an immersive sonic environment to Nazneen Ayyub-Wood's 'Test-hibition'.
NOISE | PASSION | MODIFIED SOUNDS
Residency at The Experimental Sounding Board Lab at the University of Brighton
Live at The Resound Sound Art Festival Penzance, Cornwall.
Conspirators of Pleasure at Club Integral at The Others Club 6-8 Manor Road, London, N16 5SA.
This is an extract from the full performance by The Conspirators of Pleasure at Miss Havisham Presents' at the Old Cholmeley Boys Club, Dalston London.