Thursday, 2 March 2017

5 Years Of Raw Tonk Records

Raw Tonk Records celebrates five years of existence this month with a series of events, including a short tour of Belgium and The Netherlands, mini festivals in London and Manchester, as well as gigs in Birmingham and Oslo.

Raw Tonk Lowlands Tour:

London and Manchester mini festivals:

Tickets for the '5 Years of Raw Tonk' festivals are available here:

On 21st March Raw Tonk takes over the long-running Fizzle night at The Lamp Tavern in Birmingham with sets from Webster/Holub duo and Ma/ti/om.

On 2nd April Raw Tonk artists will be performing at Cappelens Forslag in Oslo.

Finally, I was interviewed by Paul Margree for a label feature on his We Need No Swords podcast:

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Feature on Bandcamp Daily

I was recently interviewed by Danny Riley for a feature on Bandcamp Daily called 'New Directions in Sax'. Read the full article here:

(photo credit Peter Fay)

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Viol of Acetate

New split cassette release on the London based Lumen Lake label, 'Viol of Acetate' is a live album by DunningWebsterUnderwood recorded at Cafe Oto last year. The tape is split with Rutger Hauser who also performed on the same evening. The cassette release is a limited edition of 80 with multi-layered translucent artwork by John Harries. 

Line-up: Graham Dunning - turntable and dubplates, Colin Webster - baritone saxophone, Sam Underwood - tuba.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Plastic Knuckle

New release on Raw Tonk Records, 'Plastic Knuckle' is a studio session with Andrew Cheetham on drums, Otto Willberg on bass, and David Birchall on guitar. This is the follow-up album to 'Night Streets of Madness' by this Manchester based quartet.

Line-up: David Birchall - guitar, Andrew Cheetham - drums, Colin Webster - alto and baritone saxophones, Otto Willberg - double bass.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

The Small Departs, The Great Approaches

New release on Raw Tonk Records, 'The Small Departs, The Great Approaches' is a trio studio session with Andrew Cheetham on drums and Otto Willberg on bass. The session was recorded at the Islington Mill in Salford by Sam Weaver.

Line-up: Andrew Cheetham - drums, Colin Webster - tenor and baritone saxophones, Otto Willberg - double bass.

Monday, 26 September 2016

The Bell

New split 7" release on the God Unknown label, The Bell is a collaborative track with Dead Neanderthals. The vinyl is a limited edition with a track by Sly And The Family Drone on the other side.

Line-up: Otto Kokke - saxophone, Colin Webster - saxophone, Rene Aquarius - drums

Monday, 5 September 2016

Live at Paradox

'Live at Paradox' is a new release by Kodian Trio (with Dirk Serries and Andrew Lisle) recorded at Incubate Festival earlier this year. This is the the full un-edited performance and this release on Raw Tonk Records is a limited edition CDR of just 100 copies.

The album was also reviewed by Dutch website Opduvel:

Line-up: Dirk Serries - guitar, Colin Webster - alto sax, Andrew Lisle - drums.