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Historically Fucked, Triple Negative, Jessica Hickie-Kallenbach

“Brings to mind the very disparate approaches of both The Fall and the John Zorn-composed trio of Patton-Baron-Dunn, without really sounding like either of them.”

A launch event for the new Historically Fucked release ALIVEN WOOL, an occasion of sufficient gravity to pull in two of the other best bands (or representatives thereof) currently working within broadly experimental song structures: a full line-up show from TRIPLE NEGATIVE and a solo show from the STILL HOUSE PLANTS' Jess Hickie-Kallenbach.


is a four way entanglement. It is trying to make short songs at-once but also to destroy them then too. It is about playing and laughing at playing, and it is about not doing either of those things sometimes. Sometimes it is to do with talking, howling or grunting, and sometimes it is to do with hitting and rubbing. It has to do with some of the four people who do it, who each share the same duties, It has to do with improvising a barrel to encase themselves in and then proceeding to kick their way out of it.

This show will be a celebration of a new album Aliven Wool released on Heavy Petting.


Madame Tlank & Clinical Wasteman & others. Bayern Tāmaki Makaurau/northsouth London, since 1989/2003/2016.

Vulnerable adults born in the wrong place, put out too tender & possessed by spite. There’s nothing not superficial about it: an animus nursed with bad bad grace. Absentee panelbeating (Tascam stand-ins), raised voices, knock-off Glock & cheap Vamvakaristic Spiel.

Incorporates Philosophie Queen (+microcosmically: THE MEAN STREAKS). May contain traces of Heliogabalus, $urp!u$, Aufgehoben & S.P.U.D.

“Death-affirming!” - Dean ‘Sonny’ Blount

“Just stop feeding them” - Dean Swift


Singer/one quarter of songform experimentalists Still House Plants, Jessica Hickie-Kallenbach (b. 1994 in London, England) lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Hickie-Kallenbach’s work is concerned with value in the immaterial and everyday. Through text, film, and varying media, her work intimately observes the translation of experience, with the internet acting as both informant and facilitator.

Earlier Event: October 27
Ned Collette + Joe Talia