In 1993, it hauled in some contemporary classical performers and had Radio 3 recording there. This time around, the accent at Conway Hall is on an international spread of radical music-making. It isn't for the faint-hearted or nostalgic. You will hear 'Japanese urban overload' from Otomo Yoshihide and Yamatsuka Eye, 400 multi-tracks on an eight-speaker diffusion system from Paul Dolden, the subversively low-tech Stock, Hausen and Walkman, and the man LMC calls 'the Hendrix of the violin', Jon Rose. Some of the survivors look in, including AMM, now in their 27th year. Otherwise you take your gamble on anything from free-style piano to plant biorhythms and environmental intrusions. There is only one rule: expect the unexpected.
London Musicians' Collective bank holiday festival, Conway Hall, Red Lion Sq, WC1, 7pm nightly, 27-30 May
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