Tag: Owen Kilfeather

The guest list – Owen Kilfeather’s top ten of 2016

This year, for the sake of fun and variety, alongside the usual aJazzNoise top ten list, I asked a few compatriots whose taste and artistic endeavours I trust and love to suggest their own ‘best of’ lists for 2016. Owen Kilfeather is a fearless, possibly even surreal, composer and improviser. He’s also a pretty damn…




7 Questions for… Owen Kilfeather

Owen Kilfeather is a composer and multi-instrumentalist resident in Barcelona. His collaborations are as eclectic (and eccentric) as his compositions. Having close ties with Discordian Records, he’s written for several longstanding Discordian artists and groups, including the Filthy Habits Ensemble, Sin Anestesia, and the Discordian Community Ensemble. He also finds time to write music for…




Nocturna Discordia #17 at Soda – 11th Mar ’15

Diego Caicedo (guitar) Owen Kilfeather (guitar) Ferran Fages (guitar) Pablo Rega (guitar) El Pricto (conducting) The weekly Nocturna Discordia likes to mix it up. Different musicians, different instrumentation, different improvisatory aesthetics… Witness this week’s offering. Four electric guitars (complete with guitarists) playing four through-composed pieces – a degree of non-repetitive structure with plenty of opportunity…




Nocturna Discordia #14 at Soda – 18th Feb ’15

El Pricto (clarinet) Naná Rovira (bass clarinet) Luiz Rocha (bass clarinet) Owen Kilfeather (conducting) Billing themselves as the “Black Sabbath Clarinet Trio” was a sure way to get my anticipatory juices flowing. I may be into all kinds of improvisatory weirdness these days but I grew up on classic rock and 80s metal. Any attempt…