and Sky Larkin Oran Mor,
■ Before or After Finitude? Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 6–6.45pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Musical artists Catherine Christer Hennix and Florian Hecker discuss their complex and highly intellectual with Barry from Instal organisers Arika and Collapse journal editor Robin McKay. Part of Instal 10. FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 6pm. See Sat 6. ■ Full Metal Racket Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 7pm. £6. Metal covers. ■ Inner Sight, Rally, Battle for Second Place and Screw this Way O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £6. Rock meets dance beats from Glasgow’s Inner Sight. ✽✽ Les Savy Fav, Cloud Nothings 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £12.50. Insane New York artcore outfit with their usual brand of audience participation. ■ Melissa Auf Der Mar The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £12.50. Over-14s show. Having earned her stripes in Hole and Smashing Pumpkins, Melissa Auf Der Maur continues with her solo axe goddess career. ■ Time Dilation The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7pm. £7 (£5). See Fri 12. ■ Christopher DeLaurenti: N30: Live at the WTO Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 7.30–8.35pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A piece of sound art made from field recordings of the anti-World Trade Organisation protest in Seattle. Part of Instal 10. ■ ACE Chorus Entertains SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7.30pm. £11–£16. Amateur singers chorus. ■ Kraul, Jack the Wolf and The Awesomeness Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £6. Live music. ■ Sara Watkins and Winter Mountain CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. 7.30pm. £12. Singer- songwriter and fiddle player and one- third of Nickel Creek. FREE Altered Sky, Ghost Ride the Whip, Censor Thoughts and Fireproof Match Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Alt.rock and punk pop. ■ Ian Siegal and Ben Prestage The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 8pm. £12. Double bill featuring acclaimed British bluesman Siegal and Florida one-man-band Prestage. ■ Miscued Veins, The Hype and John’s Weans Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Indie sounds. ■ Sally Barker: The Joni Mitchell Project City Halls: Recital Rooms, Candleriggs, 353 8000. 8pm. £14. Reinterpretations of Joni Mitchell’s music from Poozies frontwoman Sally Barker. ■ Spectorbullets Pollok Ex- Servicemens Club, 111 Titwood Road, 632 9182. 8pm. £7. New band featuring Fire Engines/Win drummer Russell Burn. ■ Thomas Kivi and Sarah Pray Tchai Ovna, 42 Otago Lane, 357 4524. 8pm. £2. Two American singer/songwriters. ✽✽ Local Natives, Control King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10. LA band, described as a cross between Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire and Fleet Foxes, who all live together, Monkees-style. ■ Scragfight, No Fit State and Witches Revenge 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Garage rock. FREE The Fortunate Sons 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road, 9pm. See Sat 6. Superhumanoids and Cloud
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■ Florian Hecker: Speculative Solution Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 9.10–9.50pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Listen to your own ears with this purveyor of ‘ruthless computer noise music’. Part of Instal 10. FREE The Raybandos Slouch, 203–5 Bath Street, 221 5518. 9.30pm. Rhythm’n’blues and rock’n’roll covers. ■ Iain Campbell Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10–10.15pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Campbell is a Glaswegian ‘composersuperimposerperformerclown’, whose improvisational, performative works often combine mundane actions with a withering look at contemporary consumerism and music production. Part of Instal 10. ■ Neil Davidson Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10–10.15pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Experimental musical forays using memories, social relations, drums, paper and Roland Barthes, amongst other things. Part of Instal 10. ■ Steven Anderson Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10–10.15pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Unpredictable performance art involving social interactions and ballads from local musician Steven Anderson. Part of Instal 10. ■ Catherine Christer Hennix: Zero-Time Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10.25–11.30pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Have yourself a ‘Hallucinogenic Ecstatic Sound Experience’ with one of the legends of the 70s avant-garde. Part of Instal 10. ■ Futuristic Retro Champions, Epic 26, Hundred Metre Club and The Machine Room Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. £7. Colourful indie pop and electro ensemble FRC head this bill as part of the Define Pop festival. ■ Little Yellow Ukuleles, Campfires in Winter, So Many Animal Calls and Aspen Tide The Hold (under Admiral Bar), Waterloo Street, £7. Epic rock with folk inflections from The Aspen Tide. Line- up for this Define Pop event is completed by I Build Collapsible Mountains. ■ Tango in the Attic, Trapped in
Kansas and Suspire Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. £7. Glenrothes indie swingers Tango in the Attic play on this Define Pop bill. ■ The Ex-Men La Cheetah, 73 Queen Street, 221 4851. £tbc. Spoken word electronica from The Ex-Men, launching their new single ‘Famous’. Edinburgh FREE Bruncheon! Featuring The Sound of Muesli Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 30–36 Dalmeny Street, Leith, 555 7100. 11.30am–3pm. Brunch and live music plus your choice of breakfast, traditional or continental. If you can have a dinner dance, why not a breakfast dance?. ■ William Douglas The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6.30pm. Donation. See Sat 6. ■ British India, Penguins Kill Polar Bears and St Deluxe Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. See Fri 12. ■ The Levellers The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. £19.50. English purveyors of folk rock with a political edge. ■ Lipsync for a Lullaby Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7pm. £5. CANCELLED. ■ MacFloyd The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £14. See Sat 6. ■ Mitchell Museum and Capitals Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £5. Lo-fi indie combo, who use found instruments and have attracted comparisons to MGMT, Modest Mouse and Grandaddy. FREE Stewart MacLennan Henderson’s, 94 Hanover Street, 225 2131. 7pm. See Sat 6. ■ Diego Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm. £4. Local indie-rockers with more acts to be announced. ■ The Hollies Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. £21.50–£25. See Fri 12. ■ Horse The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk Street, 668 2019. 8pm. £15.50. Loyally patronised singer-songwriter performs tracks from her extensive career, celebrating 20 years since the release of The Same Sky.
■ Red, Tessier & Marinescu Trio Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 8pm. £10. CANCELLED. Sunday 14
Glasgow FREE Evacuation of the Great Learning Workshops Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10am–1.30pm. See Thu 11. ■ Resonance Radio Orchestra Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. noon–7pm. Prices vary. See Fri 12. ■ Noises Off – Installation Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 3–6.15pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. French experimentalist composer Matthieu Saladin toys with your assumptions about what a musical performance is with his latest installation. Part of Instal 10. FREE Laura Lee MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 3pm. See Sun 7. ■ Brandon LaBelle: Temporary Outpost for an Auditory Gesture Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 3.05–4.45pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Performed installation focusing on sonic phenomena like feedback, echo, vibrations, resonance and rhythm. Part of Instal 10. ■ Brandon LaBelle: The Echo Project Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 3.30–6.20pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Intimate installation project where small groups of audience members will experience a form of audio guide. Part of Instal 10. FREE Acoustic Butterfly 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road, 4pm. See Sun 7. ■ Jean-Luc Guionnet, Eric La Casa, Gaël Leveugle & Seijiro Murayama Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 5–6pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Four experimental music makers who know nothing in the way of boundaries gather for an intriguing project called HOUSE – ‘The Tipping Point’ – Interpretation. Part of Instal 10. FREE Collective Gets Eclectic Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 6pm. Louis Abbott of Admiral Fallow picks his favourite music.
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
On 5 December, 13 years ago, Chicago-based film school dropout Owen Ashworth played his first ever live show. He called himself Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, and his pulsing, lo-tech keyboard love songs and awkwardly touching mumblings have charmed us ever since. This show may well be a painful one though, as it’s part of a farewell tour. ‘I’d just like to clarify that this doesn’t mean that I’m quitting music,’ Ashworth assures us. ‘I love writing and recording songs, and I hope to make lots more records in my lifetime. But, I’m ready for a fresh start and a new challenge. So, after 5 December 2010 I’m throwing out the old songs & I’m trying something new.’ RIP, CFTPA. ■ Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh, Wed 10 Nov; Captain’s Rest, Glasgow, Thu 11 Nov.