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Saturday Live Music

Some Waking Woman and Cavernzz

Some Waking Woman

Some Waking Woman

Some Waking Woman

Some Waking Woman and Cavernzz

Saturday 27 January / Doors 8pm / Free


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Some Waking Woman: Super-8 reels by Graw Böckler & songs by O.D. Davey 

The Super-8 reels are unedited so that their contingencies and mistakes remain. Each reel has one theme and lasts approximately two minutes and twenty-two seconds, as all super-8 reels are bound to. Each song therefore lasts the same when bound to its reel. There’s a feeling you can get when you’re living the story projected in front of you and the movie reel ends and the screen burns white; it can be like when a dream ends and it’s never convenient. Although each reel and each song has a story of its own, they play together something like a memory of one another; like one haunting the other the way present and past can; the way sadness and happiness can; the way the lives of others, which time and space can no longer hide, can haunt one’s own and yours theirs. The reels are presented in the order in which they appear on Davey’s album Some Waking Woman. Graw Böckler and O.D.Davey chose each reel together, looking for something intuitive that bound the image and song to tell a new story, be that something sentiment, comedy, fantasy, mystery.

"Some Waking Woman isn’t an anthem nor an elegy, although it has moments of both. In the hands of O.D.Davey, the ordinary surfaces of a life like the one everyone actually has are made to glimmer weirdly with the inevitable love, loss and resignation underneath them. The comedy underneath it all. These are touching, intricate ballads with melodies of nursery-rhyme sweetness, but as reimagined by a failed nineties gameshow host, humming his old theme-tunes as he staggers back home pissed after closing time. But they’re songs of love, for all that." (Joey Connolly)




Woozy late-night breeze pop for dream pups.




January 2018