Recorded and mechanised music prevails, so why notate music? Why write music at all? What is music-writing for in the digital age? What is music performance for? What is it that is experienced in live performance that is not present at all in recorded music? What is singular about a real human presence that escapes recording?

INDEX|sound treads these paths in experimental sound art.

on the spot, in the moment, never to return. Invited musicians, performers, composers. An innovative programme of quarterly live performances

Next Live Event:
Friday June 6th John Cage: Ryoanji (1983)
realisation for double-bass, voice and percussion.
doors, 19:30
Tickets £5.
Buy tickets here


on the spot, from before, fixed in recorded mechanisms. Iconic recordings of the last 100 years of experimental music. Focused listening, informed discussion.

Next Listening Club: Wednesday April 30th
meets to listen to Pierre Boulez: Pli Selon Pli (1989)
doors 19:30
free event



6 Responses to “INDEX|sound”
  1. Steve says:

    is this sound event continuing in october..

  2. Steve says:

    Happy new year

    How is the 29th looking

    • Oogoo Maia says:

      Hi Steve. The next IndexSound event will be ‘New Works for Quiet and Loud Sounds’, with Oogoo Maia, on March 21 at 8:00.

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