An account of our weekly performance workshop for 16 - 25 yr olds
Ahead of SWITCH, a day long experimental music event suitable for all, the brains behind the idea Platform Associate Artists KOR! Records talk about what it is like to work in the building and share what they are currently up working on:
What was your first memory of Platform?
The whole KOR! Team have been members of the Platform family as individuals for many years.As KOR! Records, we had a meeting quite early on in the café with [Platform Music Programmer] Alun Woodward that we came away from really excited about what we were doing and all of the potential collaborations and projects.
What is it about the venue that makes you keep coming back?
There’s so many brilliant people at Platform.We are also excited by the opportunities to work with the wider networks Platform has with the people in the East of Glasgow.
There’s always space to take a risk at Platform and that is the kind of attitude we really appreciate!
And what are you currently working on?
We’re currently pretty busy! There is Band Together/Faces in the Crowd where we’re working with a group of teenagers in West Lothian to rehearse, record and perform their own music. We are holding a weekly drop in music session focusing on improvisation and experimentation with the Glenburn Community Centre and then there is SWITCH which sees us collaborating with Platform and Sensatronic Lab to host a punk DIY inclusive music event in October.
SWITCH will be held at Platform on Saturday 15th October as part of the Made in Easterhouse Festival for more information and to book tickets please click here