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Marginal Consort to play three hour London show in September

Japanese free improvisors Marginal Consort are set to play a show in London for the close of the South London Gallery's summer sound art show. Along with the closing concert, Bill Kouligas's Pan label will be releasing a 4LP box set of the group's 2008 Glasgow show.

Marginal Consort's line up currently consists of Kazuo Imai, Kei Shii, Masami Tada and Tomonao Koshikawa. The group were originally formed in 1997 from members of The East Bionic Symphonia, and they played an annual concert every year (inaugurated with a four hour performance) until 2008.

The SLG's show, which opens on 27 June and runs until 8 September, will include performances by Marina Rosenfeld (3 September), Tetsuya Umeda (London Asylum/Caroline Gardens Chapel, 1 July), plus Jérôme Noetinger's Metamkine, and dancer Junko Wada with Miki Yui and Rie Nakajima. The exhibition also includes installations are by Eli Keszler, Rolf Julius, plus Henning Christiansen's 1985 drone and animal sound piece Symphony Natura op.170, among other pieces. More details on the show, At The Moment Of Being Heard, incoming here.