Oliver Barrett is a musician and illustrator based in London. Having put out several releases under his ‘Petrels’ moniker on various labels internationally including Denovali, Tartaruga, and Patient Sounds, he recently performed cello on Duane Pitre’s latest album, Bridges. As a composer he has had work commissioned by the BFI, London Word Festival and the Southbank Centre amongst others. A multi-instrumentalist, Barrett’s musical practice spans solo electronics, acoustic improvisation, band work, and sound art, to orchestral arrangements and song, drawing influences from a broad spectrum. For this show he’ll be doing a solo cello and electronics set.
“Certainly, this music is almost physically overwhelming at times, such is the intensity of the sound, but it is balanced with moments of delicacy and reflection…" - A Closer Listen