Thursday, 19 October 2017

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Hogwash is back again!

Yes, you read correctly - Hogwash returns with a cracker of an event on November 21st 2017 at The Fox and Newt, Leeds.

Headlining is Sukitoa o Namau from Morocco, bringing trance and ambient electronics to sooth our battered frames after Legion of Swine has assaulted them. Opening act tba soon.....

Facebook link is here - completed information is coming soon -


Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Brand new Legion of Swine

Legion of Swine releases a new piece of feedback and contact mics sound. Called "ljudet gick ut och kom tillbaka", it is now available on Ojud Records. Link is here -


Tuesday, 5 September 2017

PP6 and PP7 on the way

Claus Poulsen and Dave Procter have recently collaborated once again in Copenhagen and the results will be released in the near future - PP6 and PP7 available soon!


Action from Copenhagen and Århus

Here are some images of the fun had over the weekend in Denmark by Dave Procter and Legion of Swine - thanks to Jåni Rothman and Eli for arranging shows and talks. Tack.

Copenhagen at Underverket

Århus at AMOK19c

Audio and video will be forthcoming from both events - watch this space!


Sunday, 20 August 2017

Denmark happenings this coming week for Legion of Swine and Dave Procter

Dave Procter and Legion of Swine will be in Denmark over the next week. First of all, Legion of Swine will be performing at Northern Noise in Copenhagen on Friday 25th of September - see here for details -

The next day Dave Procter will hold a discussion on Performance of Noise Music in Public Space as part of the Amok19C week long festival in Århus - see program here -

And finally on the Sunday, Legion of Swine will be taking part in the Harsh Noise Bingo Battle at the same festival - link here -



Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Nørthern Pøwerhøuse radio play

Nørthern Pøwerhøuse got some radio play on the Difficult Music for Difficult People radio show on FSK in Hamburg on Monday. Listen here and thanks Markus -


Monday, 14 August 2017

New Nørthern Pøwerhøuse - out now

Nørthern Pøwerhøuse has been recording industrial sounds across the island of Hammarö south of Karlstad in Sweden. Best described as "ambient, field recording, noise" - the audio can be listened to and downloaded here -


Thursday, 10 August 2017

Urban Myth update

An update on the Urban Myth project between sound artist Dave Procter and Stockholm-based visual artist Geraldine Hudson. The pair met up in Stockholm recently to collect images and sound around the destruction and construction taking place at Slussen, the main gate between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. They plan to develop their ideas for an installation provisionally in January 2018 in Stockholm.

More information will be forthcoming - some images captured lie below -


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Støy på Landet page added

There is now an added Støy på Landet 2017 page on this blog, with images and videos from the festival which took place on the 21st and 22nd of July near Nævra in Norway - off you go!


Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Støy på Landet video of Legion of Swine now available

In three glorious parts, like a harsh noise evening meal of starter, main and pudding. Thanks to Claus Poulsen for videoing duties.

Part 1-
Part 2 -
Part 3 -

Many thanks to the Støy på Landet crew for inviting him to play. Tusen tack!


New Legion of Swine release

Hot off the recording press, new Legion of Swine audio is now available on Ojud Records. Listen, and maybe even buy, here -


Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Radio Pizdets - interview with Dave Procter

After a recent Oslo performance, Dave Procter was interviewed by Fredrik Falk of Radio Pizdets, mainly about his PhD in Scandinavian Noise Music, but other stuff too. Listen to what was discussed here - and donate if you can to the programme.


SKAND radio play

SKAND received its first radio play on the Difficult Music for Difficult Music radio show on FSK in Hamburg. Listen again here - a really good edition this one!


Monday, 24 July 2017

New Live Swine, fresh from the woods.....

Legion of Swine played at the very ace festival Støy på Landet near Trondheim over the weekend (post to come on this soon) and the following audio action was recorded - out now and pay what you want including nothing at all -


Thursday, 20 July 2017

SKAND first EP released

SKAND is the ambient noise guise of Dave Procter. During his time on Hammarö, his computer has generated sound from the light of sunsets. The first results of this can be found on Ojud Records bandcamp page here -


Tuesday, 18 July 2017

New compositional act for Dave Procter

Dave Procter is currently based on Hammarö, south of Karlstad, Sweden working on his PhD in Scandinavian Noise Music Ethnography. He has also been doing some work on creating generative music from sunsets and operating under the name SKAND. A number of releases will be forthcoming - watch this space!


Monday, 17 July 2017

New Guerrilla Miner song - "No Numbers"

Guerrilla Miner recently demoed a new song about Orgreave "No Numbers" at Studio Gris on Hammarö in Sweden. Expect the recorded version to be available at this gig on the 21st of October 2017 at The Chemic Tavern, Leeds


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Danish happenings for Legion of Swine in August.....

Legion of Swine will be performing in Denmark in late August. The second performance will be in Århus with date and place to be confirmed, but the first outing will be at Underwerket in Copenhagen on Friday 25th August. Thanks to Copenhagen Acid Puppies for putting him on - here is a screengrab of the image on Facebook and the event lies here -


Saturday, 1 July 2017

Oslo occurrence for Legion of Swine

Legion of Swine was fortunate to be part of a stellar line up of noise and non-noise artists at Deichmanske Bibliotek in the Grünerløkka area of Oslo. Thanks to all the artists and especially the very ace Øyvind Hellner for organising and Fredrik Falk and Rolf for sound duties. Here are a selection of pictures from the event -


Monday, 19 June 2017

Pictures from Malmö - Klöbb gig on Friday

Not many taken, but some idea of the space from Friday. Tusen tack till alla på Frank - vi hade en trevlig kväll :-).

Jonatan Uranes


Friday, 16 June 2017

Tusen tack till alla på Frank i Malmö

Legion of Swine and Procter//Poulsen are very happy to have played at such a great space - Frank in Malmö. Brilliant people running the space, great crowd and a superb PA. What a sub!!

Thanks for having us, we loved it!

Here is the poster for the event, media recorded to follow soon.......


Thursday, 15 June 2017

Saturday Night Acoustics returns.......

The above image indicates that the way is clear for Saturday Night Acoustics to return to The Chemic Tavern in Leeds. Saturday 21st October 2017 will see acoustic music and the spoken word in all its guises. 

Compere is poet and haiku writer extraordinaire Joe Williams, and your six and eight stringed artists are - Ian Bellwood, Alisia Casper, Guerrilla Miner and Paul Whitaker.

It's free in, donations being very welcome and the event will start at 2000.

Facebook event lies here, where all the information you need can be found -


Wednesday, 14 June 2017

and to delight your ears even more - MORE new Swine action - freshly recorded this morning.....

Legion of Swine continues his prolific recent output with another release - "Confidence and Supply" - available here for £2, or more if you're feeling generous -

Art -


More new Swine.........."Wealth of Talent".....

Legion of Swine has found a wealth of inspiration from Theresa Mayhem's cabinet - listen here - Out now for the measly sum of a quid.

The release art gives you some indication of the content of the audio -


Sunday, 11 June 2017

Streaming Swine on Facebook - Monday 19th June - 2030 (CET)

The very ace Mathias Kristersson, he of Noise Against Fascism in Malmö, has invited Legion of Swine to perform in his studio - Monday 19th June at 2030 (CET) - go to the Noise Against Fascism Facebook page here -


Saturday, 10 June 2017

More new Swine?

Good grief, barely has Theresa May stopped blubbering like a tool, then we get even more new Legion of Swine. To "celebrate" the "understanding" between her hideous party and the other one, here we have a new LP, for free, except for Tories. They should pay and pay well.


Monday, 5 June 2017

New Legion of Swine release!

To celebrate the demise of the Tory Party this coming Thursday, Legion of Swine has a new release. You can listen and download here - There will a limited tape release in the autumn, so watch out for that!

Here's the image to be used on the tape cover - thanks go to John Tuffen for taking it -


Friday, 7 April 2017

Legion of Swine Trondheim video online

Many thanks go to Vidar Schiefloe who videoed Legion of Swine in Trondheim last weekend at the KKXX Festival.

Watch it here -


Thursday, 6 April 2017

KKXX Trondheim - Legion of Swine photos released!

Legion of Swine has just returned from performing in Trondheim at Klubb Kanin, the city's base for experimental art and music. The first of many hopefully, these three photos were captured by the very ace Thor Egil Leirtrø - you can see his work for the full weekend of Klubb Kanin's 20th Anniversary shows here -

Thanks very much Thor!!


Saturday, 25 March 2017

Drone for the Spring - video upload

Thanks to all folks who came and participated in Drone for the Spring at Burley Park bandstand in Leeds on Monday 20th Match 2017.

Seven hardly performers collaborated on bringing in the longer nights, despite temperatures being about the same as Drone for the Dark!

Video evidence of happenings lie here -

Future Drones for West Yorkshire based folk (and those closeby) will appear in this Facebook group - West-Yorkshire-Drone-and-Noise-Folk - join us!


Sunday, 12 March 2017

Drone for the Spring - it's coming!

Attention noise and drone folk of Leeds and environs. We welcome the Spring a little earlier than the calendar does by creating live art in a park in Leeds.

Come bring your noise making devices that are powered by non-mains means - wind, fart, battery and so on.

We'll meet in Burley Park at the bandstand at 2000 and start then and see how things are at 2130 hours. Bring recording devices to capture audio, video and vibezzzzzzz.


Here's a Facebook event -


Wednesday, 8 February 2017

PP proper release

Claus Poulsen and Dave Procter record in very strange circumstances, generally when Dave Procter is on a very brief visit to Copenhagen and on his way elsewhere the next day.......

Finally the fruits of the past two visits are available on download and very limited c40 tape - listen and buy here -


Supernoise 2 (2)

More photos -