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We’ve moved!

We’re moving up in the world and have recently gotten our own domain! http://www.bilenesmble.co.uk. Please update your bookmarks and feed readers. Advertisements

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BiLE gig at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Artsfest.

We had so much fun playing at BMAG and what a fantastic audience! Thank you Artsfest. Here is a video by Antonio Roberts of the gig:

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BiLE @ Artsfest – 10th September 2011

BiLE has been selected to play at famous Birmingham festival Artsfest. We will be playing at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery in the Round Room Gallery Saturday the 10th of September at 15.30. BiLE will be performing Julien Guillamat‘s … Continue reading

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CNCPTN

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: http://cncptn.com/ and is also available as a downloadable pdf.  The e-zine aims to … Continue reading

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SONICpicnic gig review and videos

John Kennedy of Brum Live did a great review of SONICpicnic, including a little bit about our performance: In terms of conceptual originality and visualisation (Antonio Roberts) their performance, in three movements, was pushing the envelope into event horizons. Read … 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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Laptops Meet Musicians Festival – Venice – 11&12.07.2011

The Laptops Meet Musicians Festival selected BiLE for a performance in Venice. This is the first world festival of laptop orchestras and laptop ensembles. Laboratorioarazzi of the Giorgio Cini Foundation‘s “Istituto per la musica”, in collaboration with the Conservatory of … Continue reading

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