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The piece XYZ written for BiLE by member Shelly Knotts has been festured in a new e-zine, CNCPTN by Simon Kinch. The e-zine is available online at: and is also available as a downloadable pdf.  The e-zine aims to … Continue reading

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A Manifesto for Laptop Ensembles

I just got round to consolidating BiLE’s aims in starting a laptop ensemble into something coherent… Thoughts, comments, criticisms welcome! ________________________________________________ On the forming of a Laptop Ensemble: –          Democratic approach: BiLE rejects the notion of an autocratic ensemble with a … Continue reading

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Performance in Liverpool – 15th May / 5-7pm

BiLE are embarking on their first adventure outside of Birmingham on Sunday with our first gig in Liverpool! We’ll be giving an informal performance with audience participation as part of the monthly Electroacoustic Compostion Forum at Holy Trinity Church Hall, … Continue reading

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Performance @ We Are Birmingham

BiLE performed at We Are Birmingham last friday (29th April). We played new pieces by two of BiLE’s members, Charles Celeste Hutchins and Julien Guillamat as well as a cover of Stuck Note by Scot Lancaster-Gresham of The Hub. Here’s … Continue reading

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BiLE @ wearebirmingham / 29th April / 6pm

On 29th April BiLE will be performing in a FREE gig at wearebirmingham shop. BiLE will be performing new pieces for cello and laptop ensemble, by Julien Guillamat and for metal objects and laptop ensemble by Charles Hutchins. We’ll also be performing … Continue reading

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