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In Bermondsey I heard the future – at the Barbican I smelt death: new-music round-up

2 March 2024

9:00 AM

2 March 2024

9:00 AM

To Dalston to witness the worst gig of my life. The premise of the Random Gear Festival was simple and rather inspired: gather some arbitrary objects; get people to play them. In previous iterations, the offerings had included an ice skate, a wet baguette and an exercise bike. This time we had a trampoline, a microwave, a dead fish.

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