Cafe Oto in Dalston is aiming to raise £25,000 for new equipment, and is holding its own fundraising auction of sorts, à la WFMU. The fundraiser includes thankyou gifts for donations, auctions and a performance.
Auctions include a collection of festival T-shirts collected by Evan Parker, an AMM concert poster and a copy of the LP Combine + Laminates, a collection of Richard Youngs records and ephemera, an Oren Ambarchi LP and signed artwork and a collection of titles from Lawrence English's Room40 catalogue.
Donations are rewarded with posters, records and downloads from the Otoroku catalogue, Cafe Oto membership and more. To raise money for a new piano, John Tilbury will also be playing an evening of Morton Feldman's early works for piano on 11 December. Full details of the auctions, thankyou gifts and Tilbury concert here.