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Experimental music series launches at Corsica

Sarathy Korwar, Pouya Ehsaei and Yelfris Valdes to perform at Corsica Studios in May

Serious have announced a new experimental music series at London’s south of the river venue, Corsica Studios. Called Between The Lines, it will be launched over two nights in May, with regular dates and, possibly, a festival to follow.

Between The Lines’ opening night features Sarathy Korwar with Danalogue, Fehdah and Pouya Ehsaei with trumpet player Yelfris Valdes (16 May); the launch continues with Davy Kehoe, Maria Somerville and folk string duo Fran & Flora (17 May).

“The reason we’re doing it in Corsica Studios,” says Robert Farhat of Serious, “is that I like to subvert expectations of what kind of music is assumed to work in a certain kind of venue. Corsica is known for its progressive dance/electronic music, but there’s no reason why other kinds of music won’t suit it too and I’m a vehement non-believer in boxing off specific genres into corresponding venues.”

Tickets to both shows will set you back £25.