Friday, September 26, 2008

Luminous Silver

"CINDYTALK will be celebrating the release of their 10 inch vinyl picture disc release on BLUESANCT Records on the 12th October by playing at the LUMINAIRE
(311 High Road Kilburn London NW6 7JR - tel 020 7372 7123).
We are obviously hoping to have copies of SILVERSHOALSOFLIGHT with us for sale on the night but add a note of caution that it is being sent over from the U.S. especially for the event,so fingers crossed that it arrives on time.
We will be selling the record for a special £5.
The song was written between Matt Kinnison and Cinder and following Matt's death earlier this year.
Some of the money from this sale will be going to an elephant sanctuary in Africa.
Appearing with us at the LUMINAIRE will be JOHN & JEHN plus TENEBROUS LIAR - who will be celebrating the release of their new album LAST STAND on TV Records.Doors will open at 7.30pm.
£5 for tickets in advance/£6 on the night.
We would very much like to thank everybody who came to see us at the 12Bar in June - it was a great night and we hope to see you all there again on the 12th."

Friday, September 19, 2008

A Day at the Museum

Matt Kinnison's memorial at the London Natural History Museum was a very special event.
Among other things,it involved a quiz where the attendees had to go round the museum's premises answering simple questions relative to stuff Matt had an interest in,therefore interacting with Matt and the place itself.
A previously unreleased track was especially finished for this event and has been added to the player.
"Vitriol In Memoriam" (For Matt) features music composed by Matthew Kinnison and Neil Woodbridge on which Gordon Sharp was invited to sing on.Words come from a poem written by Matt and Gordon some time ago.
A "Matt pack" was given out containing a CD,a booklet of Matt's illustrations,a wooden elephant,a letter by one of Matt's close friends,Sara Crowley,the words for Vitriol (scroll down the page) and a packet of freshly ground coffee!


One of the last band rehearsals Matt attended in 2007 before stopping altogether due to his illness.
Band members at the time (from left to right):
Matt Kinnison,Paul Middleton,Andie Brown,Gordon Sharp.

Matt lost in bass,2007
(Both photos by Shrill)

People standing looking at the sign for Matt's memorial,wondering why the dinosaur was called Matthew Kinnison!

Quote by John Berger found inside the museum's Emerald Room.
John Berger is the author of "Hold Everything Dear",part of the inspiration behind the upcoming Cindytalk release of the same title.
(Photos by Cinder)

Quote on screen (photo by Andie Brown)

Thank you to all those involved in organising the event and those who attended on this very special day.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Memorial Dance

A memorial celebration for Matt Kinnison will take place today in London's Natural History Museum.
My thoughts are with all those attending.
Since Matt was very fond of Stockhausen,I am dedicating this bit of dance to him.As said elsewhere,"forever with us".

"Helikopter",music composed by Karlheinz Stockhausen and performed by the Arditti String Quartet.
Choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj.