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Who we are

SOUNDkitchen is dedicated to the promotion of composers and artists working in the field of sound. At its core is a collective of composers with a background in electroacoustic and experimental music. SOUNDkitchen provides a regular platform for local artists to explore, experiment and present their work alongside that of international composers and sound artists. It offers a programme of exciting and eclectic new music that uses technology to form part of the aesthetic experience. Read more.

 

Events

SOUNDkitchen have been producing live music events in Birmingham since  2011. These events offer a programme of exciting and eclectic new music that uses technology to form part of the aesthetic experience and features artists from the UK and abroad…  Read more

SOUNDwalks

We devise guided walks designed to encourage active listening to the sound environment. Our walks often incorporate augmented listening stations t provide opportunities to experience the locations from different sonic perspectives through ...Read more 

SOUNDkitchen Live

Members of the collective have been giving live performances in various permutations since our inception in 2011. We are interested in the use of field recordings and their manipulation via live electronics. Our performances often include diffusion or live multichannel spatialisation.

Projects and Events

In addition to promoting live music events, SOUNDkitchen produce their own individual and collaborative work. We are also keen to support the creation of new work by other artists and encourage collaborative projects.

Here are our upcoming and most recent projects and events.

 

SOUNDwalk: Grand Central

SOUNDwalk: Grand Central

BEASTdome Pantry Sessions

BEASTdome Pantry Sessions

Series 2015

Series 2015

SOUNDwalk: Winterbourne Gardens

SOUNDwalk: Winterbourne Gardens

Series 2014

Series 2014

SOUNDwalk: Grand Union Canal, Birmingham

SOUNDwalk: Grand Union Canal, Birmingham

Sounds

You can follow SOUNDkitchen on soundcloud too. Here's an offering of bitesized audio tasters from SOUNDkitchen performances to whet your appetite... 

SOUNDkitchen: Armstrong & Mahtani  Live at SOUNDkitchen 09/14

Anvil & Stirrup Live at SOUNDkitchen's 1st Birthday

Blog

Latest updates on our events and projects

Read more from the Blog

 

BEASTdome Pantry Sessions

BEASTdome Pantry Sessions

12 January 2016

Happy New Year to all! We are pleased to announce that we will be kicking off 2016 with a continuation of last year’s collaboration with BEAST, in whose own BEASTdome we will present three concerts of electronic music next month. Join us both on 13 and 14 February for the BEASTdome Pantry Sessions, featuring Jo Thomas, … Read More

SONICpicnic – Manfredi Clemente

SONICpicnic – Manfredi Clemente

25 November 2015

Head to Vivid Projects this Saturday (28/11/15) for our final event of 2015, SONICpicnic, featuring two sessions of stereo and multichannel live electronic music, food from The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham, and a 6 channel sound installation by Chandra Chapman. Now we’d like to give you some more information about Manfredi Clemente, who will … Read More

SONICpicnic – James Wyness

SONICpicnic – James Wyness

22 November 2015

With our Series 2015 finale SONICpicnic coming up this Saturday at VIVID Projects, it’s time to introduce another of our artists, James Wyness, who joins the bill for session #01 alongside Girilal Baars and Ben Peers. James Wyness is a computer musician based in southern Scotland. Having worked for many years with concrete material, the sounds of hand made … Read More

SONICpicnic – Iris Garrelfs

SONICpicnic – Iris Garrelfs

18 November 2015

Not long to go until our final event of 2015, SONICpicnic at VIVID Projects on Saturday 28th November. The event starts at 4pm and runs into the evening, with food provided by The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham on a pay-as-you-feel basis. Advance tickets are still available here. For now, we’d like to introduce you to another of … Read More