posteridea001Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening experience that takes place in almost complete darkness.

After a lengthy break Lights Out Listening Group makes an explosive return for bonfire night. We are looking for audio and radio work of all kinds for inclusion in our next event on Wednesday, 5th November. If you’d like to contribute something please get in touch or visit the About page for more details on how to submit work. The evening will be held at our regular venue upstairs at the Old Hairdressers.

Deadline to be included in the programme: Friday, 31st October, 2014.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Wednesday, 5th November, 7.30pm.

A big thank you to everyone who sent in their work or came along to our last event. To hear submissions from the June programme click here

Opportunities:

Wave Farm and Vox Novus are looking for one-minute pieces for a special edition of 60×60 focused on Radio Art. Artists are invited to submit recorded works (created with, for, about radio and transmission) with durations of 60 seconds, to be included in the eleventh annual 60×60 project; a FM broadcast on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM; and distributed as a Wave Farm Dispatch Series download. Sixty compositions will be selected to be played continuously in a one-hour live event and broadcast. More information at http://wgxc.org/events/11729.

index 3Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening event that takes place in almost complete darkness.

Our next free event at the Old Hairdressers will take place on Sunday, 29th June with proceedings kicking off around 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to come along and listen – we have an excellent programme of sound works lined up including a guest curated spot by Barrow’s Octopus sound art collective. We hope you’ll join us to experience some of the innovative audio creations produced by talented musicians, artists and radio producers near and far.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Sunday, 29th June, 7.30pm.

508ecm1802Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening experience that takes place in almost complete darkness.

We are looking for audio and radio work of all kinds for inclusion in our next event on Sunday, 29th June. If you’d like to contribute something please get in touch or visit the About page for more details on how to submit work. We will be at our regular venue upstairs at the Old Hairdressers.

Deadline to be included in the programme: Tuesday, 24th June.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Sunday, 29th June 7.30pm.

A big thank you to everyone who sent in their work or came along to our last event.  To hear submissions from the April programme click here

Other news: Our Lights Out Listening Group Soundcloud page featuring selected pieces from the LOLG archives is up and running. To check it out visit:

https://soundcloud.com/lights-out-listening

Opportunities:

Wave Farm and Vox Novus are looking for one-minute pieces for a special edition of 60×60 focused on Radio Art. Artists are invited to submit recorded works (created with, for, about radio and transmission) with durations of 60 seconds, to be included in the eleventh annual 60×60 project; a FM broadcast on Wave Farm’s WGXC 90.7-FM; and distributed as a Wave Farm Dispatch Series download. Sixty compositions will be selected to be played continuously in a one-hour live event and broadcast. More information at http://wgxc.org/events/11729.

HearSay – an International Audio Arts Festival in Ireland are looking for creative radio submissions for the HearSay Audio Prize 2014 HearSay is a free and unique festival of sound, story, sharing & surprises taking over the mountain village of Kilfinane, Ireland for three days & nights in November 2014. More details here

posteridea001Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening event that takes place in almost complete darkness.

Our next free event at the Old Hairdressers will take place on Sunday, 20th April and things will get started at around 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to come along and listen – we have an excellent programme of sound works lined up for your listening pleasure so we hope you’ll join us to experience some of the innovative audio creations produced by talented musicians, artists and radio producers near and far.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Sunday, 20th April, 7.30pm.

Other news:

One of our regular contributors, Lucie Potter is to be featured on a programme on BBC Radio 4, The Digital Human: Voice, on Monday 14 April at 4.30pm. It will then be available as a podcast for a limited time here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b040hjy6

Also, another of our regular contributors, Nichola Scrutton, has been working with Martin O’Connor on a new theatre piece, Theology. Performances start on Monday 14th April and run until Saturday 19th (not Wed), 7.30 pm at the Pearce Institute as part of The Arches Behaviour Festival. Here’s more info with a link to tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/275291952635904/
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And – last but not least – Our friends in London, Do Not Feed Birds are starting a listening event similar to LOLG – so it’s another opportunity for our regular contributors to submit their work for a London audience. Details below.
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Do Not Feed Birds and Open School East present: Listen Hear! – A listening event
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A broad range of audio and radio work  will be collated from open submission and listened to in complete darkness on Tuesday 6 May, 7pm at:
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Open School East
The Old Rose Lipman Library
43 De Beauvoir Rd
London N1 5SQ
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Listen Hear! is inspired by Glasgow’s ‘Lights Out Listening Group’ and happens here with their blessing. Submissions can be between 1 second and 10 minutes in duration, stereo or mono, high or low quality audio file, and, along with any questions, should be sent to:donotfeedbirds@gmail.com
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Deadline for submissions: the night of Monday 28th April

switch__fullLights Out Listening Group is a unique listening experience that takes place in almost complete darkness.

We are looking for audio and radio work of all kinds for inclusion in our next event on Sunday, 20th April. If you’d like to contribute something please get in touch or visit the About page for more details on how to submit work. We will be at our regular venue upstairs at the Old Hairdressers.

Deadline to be included in the programme: Tuesday, 15th April.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Sunday, 20th April, 7.30pm.

A big thank you to everyone who sent in their work or came along to our last event.  To hear submissions from the February programme click here

Other news: Our Lights Out Listening Group Soundcloud page featuring selected pieces from the LOLG archives is up and running. To check it out visit:

https://soundcloud.com/lights-out-listening

switch__full1Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening event that takes place in almost complete darkness.

Our next free event at the Old Hairdressers will take place on Wednesday, 19th February and things will get started at around 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to come along and listen – we have an excellent programme of sound works lined up for your listening pleasure so we hope you’ll join us to experience some of the innovative audio creations produced by talented musicians, artists and radio producers near and far.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Wednesday, 19th February, 7.30pm.

Other news: Our friends at In the Dark  have just announced an open call for audio submissions for the Sheffield Doc/ Fest – a new award specifically devoted to audio documentaries from around the world – more details here.

switch__full1Happy new year to you! LOLG is returning to The Old Hairdressers on Wednesday 19th February 2014, at 7.30pm.

Submissions are open and we would welcome anyone that would like to submit an audio piece to get in touch before the deadline for submissions on 12th Feb 2014.

You can also About page for more details on how to submit work. We will be at our regular venue upstairs at the Old Hairdressers.

Deadline to be included in the programme: Wednesday 12th February 2014

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Wednesday 19th February 2014 at 7.30pm

Looking forward to seeing you there.

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