Gigs and art installations

2012 – present I havent documented the gigs and art installations, see Posts and Newtoy website

Sept: Performance as part of Tallinn Youth Night
July: performance as part of Mackay Festival of the Arts, Australia
June: Mix of Smadar Dreyfus‘s multi-channel installation SCHOOL opens at Folkestone Triennial
May: Performances for Wet Sounds as part of SPOR Festival, Denmark and All Tomorrows Parties Minehead UK
Jan-Mar: Mix of A History of Sound Art composed and mixed with J Milo Taylor, exhibited at art galleries nationwide
Jan-Mar: performances at the third UK tour for Wet Sounds
Jan: Teaching Location Sound Recording workshop at London Film School

Nov: Residency and performance/workshop at FIM 2010, Bilbao, Spain
Oct: Residency in STEIM sound art centre, Amsterdam
Sept-Oct: Performances and workshopsat Wet Sounds tour Northern France Festivals in Rennes, Nantes and Caen.
24-25Sept: Scrap Club Amsterdam at Robodok Festival
22-25Aug: performances at Wet Sounds at ISEA, Dortmund Ruhr2010
Summer 2010: Wet Sounds for children with special needs, several session at Canterbury St Nicolas School
8Aug: performance at Wet Sounds at Standon Calling festival
25July: performance at Wet Sounds at Heely Pool, Sheffield
18July: performance at IMT Gallery exhibition, Dead Fingers Talk
16July: Presentation at The Culture of Rowing and Swimming Symposium, Oxford
10July: Performance at Wet Sounds at London Fields Lido with Z’EV and Frank Perry
4June: Performance at Temporary Autonomous Arts, London
8 -9 March Performance at Wet Sounds at AV Festival, Newcastle

Dec: Recording and release of The QuissMessy Album
4Dec Screening and performance of The Committee at Cafe Oto
30 NOV09Joel Cahen co-curates with Mark Jackson :: Noise Control :: LCC’s Sound Art MA show :: Private view 30th Nov 09 :: IMT Gallery
5 NOV 2009 Joel Cahen takes part in FIM09 festival for improvisation in Bilbao, Spain with a performance on Saturday the 21st Nov 2009
2009: Wet Sounds @ various UK and Scandinavian pools_ live collage sessions for underwater audiences
05/08/09 Noise=Noise Basement sessions @ The Foundry. Live squid Noiz
04/06/09 ILL FM @ The Others. live squid-noiz electronica to a screening of The Committee.
09/05/09 Sync or Swim @ Prince Regents Swimming Pool_ live mash up to synchronised swimming_ organized by Slit Pyramid.
01/05/09 Breakfast of Champions @ Yinka Shonibare Space – DJing on a mirrored paneled boat on Regents Canal. Curated by Chloe Vaitsu.
20/03/09 Live music improvisations at E:vent Gallery, 96 Teesdale Street__
Joel Cahen, Leafcutter John, Derek Holzer, Lina Lapelyte & Peter Cusack.
23/02/09 The Amplified Kitchen @ Bonningtons Cafe, Bonnington Square, Vauxhall

Wet Sounds
various UK pools_ live collage sessions for underwater audiences
02/04/08 Non-Classical @ The Macbeth. classical mash up
06/03/08 ILL FM

01/12/07 Noise=Noise @ The Foundry. Noiz-Electronique
05/09/07 The Unfashion Show An alternative opera ballet
04/05/07 ColdStore in Berlin
31/03/07 Terra Incognita at Gallery 491 link
18/03/07 Who The Fuck is Scott Bakula at The Bethnal Green Working Mans Club. Spax Djs along with Selfish Cunt, Velofax, Agaskodo Teliverek, Sam Amant and D77.
24/02/07 Flo-Motion at the ICA. Spax plays a quaint noiselectronique mashup tinged set. Also playing Nick Luscombe and Fari Bradley.
16/02/07 Decibel Breach at Vertigo, short mash up set by Spax in a breakcore night by NoFixedAbode and RedZeroRadio
Jan07 – Mar07 TheMashUp weekly Resonance fm show every wednesday at midnight

Oct2005 – June 2006 Resonance 104.4fm weekly show on Saturday Nights at 1am GMT sometimes with special guests.
CLick Radio in the Menu for extracts.
7/08/2006 Spax circuitbending and live mash ups at the Mersand, Frishman st and BenYehuda St in Tel Aviv, Israel. with Ran Slavin.
25-26/2/2006 Spax in Out Of The Factory
mash ups in a two day event at Kotbusser Tor, Berlin. with Julian Ronnefeldt, Kawaii, a fashion show, live visuals and more.

16/10/05 Live mashup at JANETJACKSONS BIRTHDAY PARTY at Bethnal Green Workingmans Club
01/10/05 Live at Turmstrasse art event, Berlin
25/06/05 Live at TRO The Factory Berlin
27-28/05/05 DJ set at Riddlers in Limerick, Ireland
23/03/05 joined by D-77 live 90min cinematic mash up on Resonance 104.4 fm
3/1/2005 Live mash up at The Wrecking Ball @ The Stinger Club in Brooklyn, New York, USSA.
2/1/2005 at SHARE at Phil Niblocks loft in Soho

18/12/2004 with D-77 at SUBTERFUGE CABARET at the George on Commercial Road- a live transgenred mash up.
13/11/2004 THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER – a Mining For Gold Special allnighter radio event on Resonance 104.4fm written by Johnny Brown.
05/10/2004 @ MULTI-VITAMINS at The Pool, Curtain road
13/10/2004 DIGITAL CHICKEN FEED MUSIC Beak Bop mayhem electronica n genre collages Spax Bloke Les7Mondes ConBrio Accelera @ Public Life, London
27/08/2004 live blend on Resonance 104.4fm Friday
04/09/2004 THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A MILKSHAKE AND A SMOOTHIE >> A transgenred pornplaster Milo and Spax mash up at The Foundry
17/04/2004 THE SEVENELEVEN SESSIONS at The Foundry, spax +white rabbit in a daring multiradio experiment transgenred mix and visual splatter

22/05/2003. 04/10/2003. 22/8/2003. 30/8/2003 THE SEVENELEVEN SESSIONS The Foundry 7-11 pm . djing the sleazy the breezy the ‘ard
1-2 NOV 03: The Derelict Sensation at the former Midland Grand Hotel, St. Pancras.
Hosted by Pangea, Lost Property and Luna Nera Two days of excellent art works. Featuring a sound installation by Joel cahen .
Oct-Nov : ANTIBUSH : event series

Aug: Swaines Festival : Performances in the woods of Epping Forest
17 April: Performance at the Red Rose, Seven Sisters Rd London
Feb : Eye Drops: photographic installation and sound installation at The Foundry

Sep : Eye Drops : photographic installation at The Bolehoed, Amsterdam


7000 DIRHAMSLink Here
Site Specific Audio Visual installation and performances. In collaboration with J Milo Taylor.

An multi visual surround sound big cube which the audience walks through. In collaboration with Julian Ronnefeldt.



26/2/2004 | Plan No Peep Show AGn the kimberly clarke cau _ cational betreet the black poodle
17/01/04 | The Black Poodle andWhiterabbit in The Night of Spineless Glamour at The Foundry, London.
28/09/03 | X-travagant Festival at Century Gallery on Cremer St. Hoxton with the visual discrepancies of White Rabbit
19/09/03 | Tate Britain with White Rabbit visuals on a giant screen and Lennie Lee’s extreme performances.
10/05/03 |  Plan No Show upstairs The Hayfield on mile end road with Anal Garden, Z Black Oodle, Cruel Twists Rabbit Girl and some cross dressed mind bandits.
03/05/03 | at the Buffalo Bar at The Glass Shrimp night.
2002-2003 | Several gigs at The Foundry and a gig at Synthetic Circus Temporary Autonomous Arts at a squatted cinema in Hampstead Heath.