Brachliegen Tapes, La Plaque Tournante, Goldsmiths Press, Amoenus, LTR Records, The Word Bookshop Ltd., Nonclassical, Colliding Lines, Touch, Chinabot, Repeater Books, Cafe OTO / OTOROKU, Paradigm Discs, Hidden Sounds LTD, Open Editions, Psyché Tropes, Cyanotapes, Discrepant, Plink Plunk, Utter, The Wire, Jonathan Crabb, Salmon Universe, Electronic Sound, The Oram Awards, Sculpture, aloes books, Accidental Records, Virtual Ground, BOOKS Peckham, Kaseki, ALM Busy Circuits, NMC Recordings, Blue Tapes, Isn’tses.
Noise and experimental electronics imprint based between Deal and London.
Amoenus is an art organisation that facilitates, educates, curates, and promotes immersive art centred around 3D sound. Since 2018, Amoenus has delivered public events and workshops, engaging artists and audiences to further the development of immersive art practices.
In 2020, thanks to the support of Arts Council England, the organisation has put together its own 13.4 Ambisonics sound system, currently housed at IKLECTIK, with whom the Amoenus now closely collaborates with.
LTR Records is a UK-based record label started in 2016.
The Word Bookshop Ltd.
The Word is a cosy, buzzing independent bookshop in New Cross. We’re bulging with wonderful books to dive into or give as presents. There’s fantastic new and popular fiction for grown-ups, children’s books for toddlers to teens, and a great selection of poetry and graphic novels. We’ve also got plenty of serious, and not so serious, non-fiction – from biographies to books on politics, history, race and gender.
nonclassical is a music promoter, record label and events producer presenting the best new classical, experimental and electronic music. Crossing genre and defying convention, we develop, produce and promote innovative music – supporting emerging artists and bringing new music to new audiences.
Since its founding in 1982, Touch (based in London) has created audio-visual productions and live events that combine innovation with a level of care and attention that has made it the most enduring of any independent company of its time.
Colliding Lines is a nonprofit publisher and collective dedicated to experimental literature and performance. We produce high quality collaborative projects crossing artistic disciplines, and support creative practitioners to take creative risks.
Chinabot is a platform and collective created to change the dialogue surrounding Asian music. Started in 2017, the multi-disciplinary label and network of Asian artists decided to cooperate on a new way to collect and promote exciting Asian music. Releasing undiscovered artists from Bahrain to Thailand, Chinabot is positioned at the junction point between the influence of Asian music on contemporary/traditional sounds, music outside the mainstream and the development of experimentation.
Repeater Books is a radical left-wing publisher specializing in countercultural writing from the margins. Founded in 2014 by Mark Fisher, Tariq Goddard, Etan Ilfeld, Phil Jourdan, Matteo Mandarini, Alex Niven and Tamar Shlaim, Repeater Books is dedicated to the creation of a new reality, gathering together scattered and isolated voices with those who have already called for an escape from Capitalist Realism.
Cafe OTO / OTOROKU
Cafe OTO provides a home for creative new music that exists outside of the mainstream with an evening programme of adventurous live music seven nights a week. OTOROKU began releasing recordings from the live program of Cafe OTO in 2012. It’s now a home for some of the most adventurous and remarkable musicians playing today.
Record label and 2nd hand avant garde records
Hidden Sounds LTD
Tucked away up a winding flight of stairs on Ridley Road, amongst the fabrics, fresh foods and various crafts of one of London’s oldest market streets. Amongst the fusion of Afro-Caribbean, Asian and European staple goods, you will find a true gem in the shape of Hidden Sounds.
Founded by David Blamey in 1992, Open Editions operates as an independent publishing platform for creative collaborations between artists, designers, academics, writers, curators and critics. An ethos of experimentation and equality underpins this work. Each of our projects is undertaken as a bespoke enterprise. Open Editions’ publications are conceived as workshops of ideas that contribute to an expanded notion of both making and writing about art.
Psyché Tropes [only Saturday]
Psyché Tropes is a film company and label exploring the synaesthetic intersections between sound & its visual counterpart. est. London, 2014 by Steven McInerney.
Discrepant [only Saturday]
Our aim is to deconstruct, distort and re-assemble the lore of (un)popular music. Discrepant: inconsistent; conflicting; at variance [from Latin discrepāns, from discrepāre to differ in sound, from dis-1 + crepāre to be noisy].
Utter [only Sunday]
Utter is a record label founded by Alex Egan with a focus on AV projects or those with a strong visual aspect. Artists include Vādin, Legowelt, Lena Willikens & Sarah Szczesny, Maurice Fulton, Trevor Jackson and O Yuki Conjugate.
Salmon Universe is a London-Ramsgate based label, specialising in ambient, left-field, techno and fourth world. Curated by JQ (Joe Quirke) & Richard Pike (aka Deep learning).
Electronic Sound [only Saturday]
Electronic music magazine.
The Oram Awards
The Oram Awards is a platform for innovation in sound, music, and related technologies. It is a partnership betwee The Radiophonic Institute, PRS Foundation, and the Daphne Oram Trust, to elevate the work and voices of Women, Trans and Non-Binary music creators. Named after Daphne Oram, one of the founding members of the original BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Book stuff publisher printer mimeo duplicator gestetner beat flaneur-dom.
Accidental Records [only Saturday]
Accidental are a production team bringing innovation in sound and music to film, TV, theatre, products and events as well operating a family of record labels for over 20 years under the creative directorship of composer Matthew Herbert. Experts in bespoke creative concepts for music composition we have created scores for large scale international events including the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, the host pavilion at the World Expo and soundtracks for Oscar winning films (A Fantastic Woman).
Virtual Ground [only Sunday]
Leicester based label creating/curating disparate styles of electronic sound from the ground up. + | –
Boutique label specialising in tapes and other physical media, featuring alternative process artwork.
cyanotapes [only Saturday]
Cyanotapes is a new cassette tape label based in Leicester, primarily releasing live takes and improvisations of musicians and sound artists working within the experimental/ambient/folk underground. Each tape is shrouded within a one-off handmade cyanotype art print, developed under natural sunlight. Moonlit missions to strange spaces, days spent oscillating between dark rooms and the glaring rays. Fleeting moments preserved for a little bit longer.
Slovene freeform boutique netlabel for Creative Commons music by local artists explorīng a wide range of genres often packaged in locally-made and unique hand-numbered limited editions.
La Plaque Tournante
La Plaque Tournante is a non-commercial pop-up artist space founded in Berlin run by Frédéric Acquaviva & Loré Lixenberg. Specialising in exhibitions, partly based on the Acquaviva Archiv (avant-garde records, tapes, books, ephemera, manuscripts, drawings, paintings, sculptures, films, photographs, multiples, objects) and (un)related events (concerts, performance). LPT also hosts Editions AcquAvivA & ß@£. An artist magazine, « CRU », is published once a year.
ALM Busy Circuits [only Saturday]
UK Music technology company producing innovative, useful and fun ‘Eurorack’ modular synthesiser modules and utilities.
NMC Recordings [only Sunday]
“NMC: the home of great contemporary classical music” – Stuart Maconie, BBC 6Music
NMC Recordings is an award-winning record label with charitable status. Founded in 1989 by composer Colin Matthews OBE, it is devoted to enriching cultural life by connecting listeners around the world with exceptional contemporary classical music from Britain and Ireland. NMC has released 300+ recordings featuring 400+ composers & more than 600 leading artists & ensembles and its catalogue contains a kaleidoscope of 20th & 21st century music styles, from Establishment avant garde, to sound art, to folk-tinged electronica.
Sounds that raise your thought through a tactile and pleasing object. The Plink Plunk Box…
BOOKS Peckham [only Saturday]
BOOKS is a secondhand book and zine shop in Peckham, South East London.
Unique noise infused synths and Eurorack blind panel designs by electronic duo Isn’tses.