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current music project:
Muscles of Joy http://www.myspace.com/musclesofjoy

CURRENT LINEUP: katy dove, esther simone cosgreave, anne-marie copestake, jenny o'boyle, ariki porteous, victoria morton

album out on the label: Watts of Goodwill

'All right – that’s a great description of what MoJ do and sort of how they sound (cribbed from the programme notes for the Nurse With Wound event at Tramway last month), but what it cannot tell you is how elating it is to watch them fall in and out of line, switching up their instruments and sharing vocal duties like a hivemind. Muscles of Joy are the type of live band who let you see the process behind everything they play – true DIY – and (relatedly) one of the rare groups who make me wish I had a group of my own. So excited for this show'... tracer trails blog 21-07-2010

Gigs
March
10th 8pm CCA Glasgow - Cry Parrot presents - Muscles of Joy, RKST from Sweden & Wounded Knee

May
10th Umea, Sweden - TBC Made Festival




VIDEO - right - january 2003
5 PCE HORSEFAMILY: with anne-marie copestake, vikki morton, janis fyfe murray, gordon goudie. Bareback Rider, written and produced by gordy goudie





GIG ARCHIVE for Muscles of Joy



19-1-12 Boston - Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum
26-1-12 wfmu internet radio station Jersey City. NJ
27-1-12 New York - The New Museum, with Remote Burial


3-2-12 London - Village Underground, east end London, with Factory Floor at the Durrr 5th birthday party


Tracer Trails & Cry Parrot present:
Tenniscoats
Tangles
garnethill multicultural centre
18-06-2011

Cry Parrot 4th birthday party
with Moon Unit, ben butler, mousepad
SWG3 glasgow 14-05-2011

Tracer Trails present:
Calvin Johnson
03-08-10
at Hyndland Community Hall
Novar Drive / Hyndland Road, Glasgow G12 9JE

OPTIMO'S; A Midsummer's Day Dream With Nurse With Wound. Tramway june 26 2010

Tramway. Katy West's Pecha Kucha 22nd April 2010, coinciding with the GI Festival.

Glasgow STEREO
SOCIAL LANDSCAPE curated by Patricia Fleming
18th April 2010 4pm Glasgow international Visual Art Festival

Edinburgh SNEAKY PETE'S
wed 14th April 2010 doors 7.30
support: Robbie Ferguson

STEREO, Glasgow
24th november
supporting: Tattie Toes and Volcano the Bear

Subject In Process. feminist symposium
8pm CCA 5th september 2009

LE WEEKEND FESTIVAL
THE TOLBOOTH 31st may 09 1pm
stirling

28th may 09 7.30 pm FREE
DCA dundee as part of the
group show. THE ASSOCIATES 20 March 2009 - 21 June 2009

30th november 08 TRANSMISSION GALLERY Glasgow, 45 King ST. 7pm. free
MOOT POINTS
Charlotte Prodger presents 2 films from the Cinenova archive of women’s film and video:
*The Seashell and the Clergymanlive with a live soundtrack by Muscles of Joy

CCA Glasgow. part of the exhibition: OPEN FIELD Friday 28 November 2008 8pm
performance by Muscles of Joy with new animation by Katy Dove and Be My Eyes and I'll Be Your Ears: A Blind Date with Vernon & Burns

Exhibition by Katy Dove at the Bridge, Easterhouse.
Opening event
Friday 31st October 2008 7pm - 9pm
performance by Muscles of Joy












 
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