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Savages & Bo Ningen Announce Live Collab
Laurie Tuffrey , May 28th, 2013 13:08

Groups to perform 'sonic simultaneous poem' in Shoreditch tomorrow night

Savages and Bo Ningen have just announced that they will be getting together at The Red Gallery in Shoreditch tomorrow night, May 29, for a live collaboration.

They will be performing a 'sonic simultaneous poem', saying: "This is an EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE of a unique EXPERIMENTATION inspired by the early DADA concept of SIMULTANEOUS POETRY - a situation where poems are recited simultaneously onstage in different languages "in such a way that the resulting combinations account for the total effect of the work, ELEGIAC, FUNNY or BIZARRE" quoting the leading Dada artist Hugo Ball.

"THE SONIC SIMULTANEOUS POEM alludes to the purpose of bringing a solitary voice back to itself. The voice and sounds become immersed and must fight to be heard, and fight to find their path. The ineluctable rhythm and noise of the world threaten to destroy the individual, but it shows resistance. The figure stands amongst the cacophony."

Crucially, the press release also notes that "ear plugs will be supplied", so expect the verse to be resplendent in volume.

Tickets are £10 and available here; have a watch of the bands' previous collaboration, where Savages' Jehnny Beth joined Bo Ningen for a re-recording of their track 'Nichijyou', below: