Musician. Trumpet player. Composer
January -February 2023
Heading into South Square Centre for artist in residence role, developing the work of These Men and our investigation of the human interaction with local stone landscape. Bringing together all our interests in music, film, visual art, collage, soundscapes in an arts lab public participation project
So thrilled and excited to be included in the brilliant collage magazine Cut Me Up issue 10
October -December 2022
Series of audio visual live performances with These Men and release of album 'from stone'
Solo collage exhibition coming up at Bradford City Library September 17th-October 15th featuring collages based on the novel 'Piranesi' by Susanna Clarke. From 26th October it moves to the Apothecary Gallery, Market St, Thornton
Head over to my audio visual duo These Men website for updates on an exciting project 'From Stone'. Soundscapes are being formed....
Collage featured in 'Futures' published by Fragmented Collective and another accepted for exhibition at Fronteer Gallery, Sheffield which runs from March 26th
Very excited to be having exhibition of collages at South Square Centre, Bradford, UK. It's up now until February 26th
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
Series of outdoor acoustic live shows coming up with duo These Men
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
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
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.
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'
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 email@example.com or my fb page
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