Ian Tothill

   music  soundscape  performance  collage

Musician. Trumpet player. Composer
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October 2021

Two live shows coming up, acoustic versions of pieces from album Flections


Sunday 10th October 1.00 pm Bowling Community Orchard, Bradford


Monday 25th October 1.00 pm 

King St Gallery, Lancaster where I also have three collages in an exhibition


July 2021

Series of outdoor acoustic live shows coming up with duo These Men


June 2021

With live music still waiting to restart, I've had a collage making spring, been part of several exhibitions online and in galleries. More on @iantothill instagram 


March 2021

Here's link for noisesoundmusic album on Spotify, individual tracks are on Bandcamp. Winter months have seen a return to collage making after a gap of many years. They can be seen on Instagram with a selection on Images page 


November 2020

Finished mixing the final track for forthcoming album 'noisesoundmusic' today. It will be released on digital platforms in about 2 weeks under the name Tribe of One. It's a collection of pieces which integrate field recordings with violin and a few other instruments plus some found sound samples. Contact me if you want a hard copy, I'll make a bespoke mix for you.

October 2020

Breaking News...going to play a live unplugged set Sunday 25th October 16.30 UK time on Facebook live, turn up at my page and I'll play some tunes

Playing solo violin by candlelight with no effects or loops was magical last week. New tracks getting released roughly weekly on Bandcamp, here's an example 'The Hills Are Alive'


September 2020

Been busy recording solo work as Tribe of One, mixing field recordings with instruments, releasing these soon on Bandcamp. Exciting news is a solo live show coming up, Friday 16th October at South Square Centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Details from quietnightlive@gmail.com or my fb page


June 2020

First ever solo show by Ian aka Tribe of One live streamed on Facebook

The show went on for over an hour and had more than a hundred online viewers


May 2020 Lockdown is here - barrier or opportunity? Or both?

Ian has recorded and released a solo album as 'Tribe of One' called Flections. Its out on Bandcamp and available on Spotify, Deezer, Youtube Music and iTunes. The intention is to rehearse it to a point of doing a live online performance, watch this space

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