AF & Pyramid Club present: PIQUE PLASTIQUE

PP 1
PP 2
PP 3
PP 1PP 2PP 3

Siblings in sound Audio Foundation and Pyramid Club present a mini-festival featuring some of Aotearoa’s most exciting new and established sonic performance artists. Featuring the powerhouse avant-Nesian collective BLOOD MOTHERS, Samara Alofa, Native Bush and drone/techno split personality CITACSY from Tāmaki Makaurau, Ōtepoti based multi-instrumentalist Ro Rushton-Green (Sewage), alongside Te Whanganui-a-Tara regulars Crone, Oghum, Isaac Smith, Rosie Langabeer, Ruby Solly and Daniel Beban, the series promises to spike activity in the brain network linked to emotional thinking, with simultaneous activity in different areas like the hippocampus and anterior cingulate cortex.

Festival info:


Ro Rushton Green / Isaac Smith / Rosie Langabeer
Samara Alofa / Ruby Solly
Citacsy D
Ro Rushton-Green / Daniel Beban
Blood Mothers
Native Bush


As part of the Offsite Series, Pyramid Club presents an afternoon concert at Futuna Chapel, Karori. The concert features a new work for 18 musicians by Daniel Beban. ‘Daily Deaths’ translates the Covid19 pandemic into sound by reinterpreting the daily statistics of different countries through 2020.

Featuring an 18 piece ensemble of woodwinds, brass and strings, the concert will take place in the awe-inspiring acoustics of Futuna Chapel, an icon of New Zealand avant garde architecture.

Chapel open for viewing at 2pm, concert starts 2:30pm.

The 18-piece ensemble features Gerard Crewdson and Dan Yeabsley (tuba), Nell Thomas and Rachelle Eastwood (flute), Aiko Sato and Gareth Thompson (trombone), Jake Baxendale and Glen Downie (alto sax), Bridget Kelly and Blair Latham (bass clarinet), James Guilford-Smith and Stephen Roche (trumpet), Tristan Carter and Chris Prosser (violin), Charlie Davenport and Ruby Solley (cello), Patrick Bleakley and Isaac Smith (double bass).


Pique Plastique 1, Thursday 10 December @ Pyramid Club, Wellington –
more info:

Pique Plastique 2, Friday 11 December @ Pyramid Club, Wellington –
more info:

Pique Plastique 3, Saturday 12 December @ Pyramid Club, Wellington –
more info: