Weekertoft release four CD box set Making Rooms featuring Evan Parker, John Russell, John Edwards, Alison Blunt, and more
Guitarist John Russell and pianist Paul G Smyth have co-founded Weekertoft, a new label dedicated to improvised music. Its first release will be Making Rooms, a four CD box set documenting the 2013 UK tour of Russell’s London club night Mopomoso to other cities in the UK. Mopomoso brings together UK improv players Evan Parker, Pat Thomas, John Edwards, Alison Blunt, Benedict Taylor, David Leahy, Kay Grant, Alex Ward and Russell. The tour was also co-promoted by Sound And Music. On 5 February a launch event for the box set will feature performances from all the musicians playing on it, apart from Pat Thomas, currently in Antigua, who will be represented by a short film of Thomas in action made by Helen Petts.
The box set can be pre-ordered via Weekertoft's bandcamp before the end of January at a special early bird price of £25 plus shipping. The early bird ticket also includes free entry to the launch event.