APE with Richard Sanderson @ Hundred Years Gallery 30.11.15

In Uncategorized on October 15, 2015 at 1:25 pm



Grassy Noel & APE @ Hundred Years Gallery 25.09.15

In Uncategorized on September 19, 2015 at 8:27 pm


Join everybody’s favourite anarchic poetry and improvisation collective Grassy Noel & APE with special guest Uilleann Piper and Tin Whistle Player Extraordinaire John Divine, on the Hazardous Opium fuelled journey with Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner in search of Bergman’s Seventh Seal playing Dice and Chess with Death along The Way.

‘The most momentous, electrifying and inspirationally cauterising outfit on these islands, Grassy Noel and APE:  Noise terrorism/ holy drone music of potency and articulacy …’ Gavin Martin

Grassy Noel, texts, vocalisations, visuals, Mike Walter, saxophones and percussion, Paul Shearsmith, pocket trumpet, invented instruments and trombone, Keisuke Matsui, objects and guitar, Graham MacKeachan, bass, plastic bottles, things, John Divine, uillean pipe and tin whistle

Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | entry £5 donation

Hundred Years Gallery, 13 Pearson Street, London E2 8JD


Fragile Noise presents APE with Gina Southgate @ Hundred Years Gallery 24.07.15

In art strike, chaos, fragile noise on July 15, 2015 at 5:54 pm


The return of Grassy Noel & APE with this month’s special guest, Artist Gina Southgate.

Gina Southgate is well known on the London free music and jazz scene whereshe has painted and/or performed live at gigs for 25 years. Her first solo exhibition of live music paintings was at London’s Jazz café in 1988.
Working with the frisson of the music, observing the relationship between the musician and instrument. her live painting captures the energy and essence of the gig in real time, sometimes working solely with sound to produce abstract imagery. In performance situations she uses her materials and surfaces sonically.

APE are:
Mike Walter, saxophones, percussion
Grassy Noel, voice, texts, projections
Paul Shearsmith, pocket trumpet, trombone
Graham Mackeachan, double bass, objects
Keisuke Matsui, guitar, electronics, objects
Luiz Bruno, guitar, synthesizer

Doors 7:30 | music at 8pm | entry £5 donation