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Fovea Hex at REC Festival

There is something uncomfortable about tempting fate by announcing this. The road to get this far has been peppered with confusion, misinformation and doubt. So although only a couple of weeks away, I am still not entirely convinced this event is going to happen at all. But, to show that I have an understanding of the nature of faith…

Fovea Hex (Clodagh Simonds, Laura Sheeran, Cora Venus Lunny, Julia Kent, Colin Potter, yours truly) will be playing in the spectacular Teatro Valli in Reggio Emilia, Italy on 1st November. This event comes within the auspices of the annual REC Festival. We will be joined on stage by a six piece choir and il Bue, the percussionist from our good friends, Larsen. Also appearing on the night will be Blind Cave Salamander, and a solo set from Colin Potter.

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Italia Hex

A quick line of thanks to all those in the Monte Bondone mountains and the alpine ecology centre in the Trento region of northern Italy who made the recent Fovea Hex performance so memorable.

The show itself was plagued with technical difficulties including the power of the sun during soundcheck, the mystery feedback that destroyed the monitor mix and the variable power coming from the portable generator, but according to the responses I have been receiving it seems Fovea Hex have once again worked their wonders.

Unbeknown to us, when the moon broke through the clouds on the Terrace of the Stars, deer could be seen running across the landscape behind the stage.

Just another one of those Hex moments that stills the breath and fills the soul.

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Fovea Hex – Italian Dates

This has just been posted on the Fovea Hex MySpace profile…

On July 16, Fovea Hex together with Blind Cave Salamander perform at the SOUND THRESHOLD open air festival, in the breathtakingly beautiful mountain setting of the Terrazza Delle Stelle, (The Terrace of the Stars) which is the astronomical observatory of the Tridentine Museum of Natural Science, Trento, Italy.

For more information, see here and the soon-to-be-completed official website here.

Fovea Hex on this occasion will feature Clodagh Simonds, Laura Sheeran, Cora Venus Lunny, Julia Kent, Michael Begg and Colin Potter.

Though few details are yet available, Fovea Hex has also been confirmed as headlining for one of the evenings of the prestigious Reggio Emilia Contemporary festival in Italy in early November, where their performance will be aided and abetted by not only Matmos, but also a full choir…… information about last years REC Festival, for the curious, can be found here. More information soon…….

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Terrace Under the Stars

“Fovea Hex ( and Blind Cave Salamander ( will be playing a special one-off event at the Terrazza delle stelle, in Trento, Italy on July 16th.

“Fovea Hex: Clodagh Simonds, Laura Sheeran, Cora Venus Lunny, Michael Begg, Julia Kent, Colin Potter

“Blind Cave Salamander: Fabrizio Palumbo, Paul Beauchamp, Julia Kent

“Michael Begg will also be joining Blind Cave Salamander,
Viote Di Monte Bodone, Trento, IT”