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Veiled Moon at the Stephen McLaughlan Gallery July 3-20, 2013

I’ve done the music for these video installations by Josephine Telfer. Beautiful and hypnotic imagery. Soundtracked using the vibrissae instruments..

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Moiré – new and re-invented instruments. Saturday July 13 Conduit Arts, 83 Brunswick St.,Fitzroy

The Overtone Ensemble – Vibrissae (singing metal rod instruments). The Overtone Ensemble (Tim Catlin, Atticus Bastow, Dave Brown, and Ceallaigh Norman) perform using “vibrissae” instruments, built by Tim Catlin. (Plus tuned bells, guitars and bowed objects.) Barnaby Oliver – Just-intoned … Continue reading

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“Stick Slip” – Bowed Music. The Overtone Ensemble at West Space Gallery. November 23, 2012

Slip-Stick (or Stick-Slip) is the frictional phenomena caused by two objects sliding over and sticking to each other. A few sonic examples of this include squealing car brakes, stridulating grasshoppers and squeaking chalk on a blackboard. Perhaps the most common … Continue reading

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Tim Catlin and Nigel Brown – Make It Up Club, November 13

Live at Make it Up Club, Melbourne, 13/11/2012 Tim Catlin: Bowed and activated metals Nigel Brown: Deconstructed accordion High quality audio of this show here: http://bleeemo.bandcamp.com/track/make-it-up-club-20

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The Overtone Ensemble – November 3rd, Bella Union, Trades Hall

                          Images: Rod Jepsen

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Overtone Ensemble – Saturday November 3rd

I’ve started a new group, The Overtone Ensemble, to play my microtonal bowed rod instruments. (Atticus Bastow, Dave Brown, Ceallaigh Norman and myself.) We will be playing four of these instruments as well as bowed cymbals, chromatic handbells, singing bowls, bowed metal and percussion. … Continue reading

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Monkey – Sunday October 7

Monkey 181 St Georges Rd, Nth Fitzroy. 7pm Tim Catlin Solo Performance – Bowed Metal Instruments Dave Brown and Rosalind Hall Duo – Prepared guitar and Prepared Saxophone Dave Brown/Rosalind Hall/Tim Catlin Trio

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Handmade Music. Wednesday October 3rd.

I’m playing as part of the monthly  Hand Made Series at Wesley Anne, 250 High Street Northcote. Wednesday October 3, 8.30 pm $15/10 Will be playing bowed guitar plus debuting one of the new bowed metal instruments I’ve made.  (Twelve … Continue reading

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Odious Pegboard – Sunday Afternoon Show. May 6th

Extended bowed guitar performance. Tape Projects 1/81 Bouverie St. Carlton Sunday May 6th 4-7pm (entry by donation) Other performers: Jessie Scott+Alice Hui-Sheng Chang – tarab – Simon Whetham http://tapeprojects.org/

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Sonic Decadence. Bowed Guitar Performance

Over the last year I have been working on the re-design and customisation of one of my electric guitars. It’s now setup for just intonation tuning and has multiple bridges, with pickups and seperate outputs for each string segment. (Including … Continue reading

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