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Project Adorno

Beat poetry and understated quirky pop songs. Project Adorno are a double act employing voice, electronic sounds, a few props and occasional acoustic guitar. Subject matter, ranging from the surreal to the downright nonsensical, includes the smell of second-hand books, love affairs with Daleks and photocopiers, and poems about old computer games. Project Adorno have also written music for theatre productions,  and made a number 

Project Adorno have performed at venues around the country including shows at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, Buxton Fringe & Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Project Adorno have also written music for theatre productions, produced multimedia installations for art exhibitions and made a number of short films.

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Previous work includes:

Stop the Tardis
A lo-fi, sci-fi performance poetry spectacular

Dr Dewey Decimal in the House of Vaudeville
A musical all about libraries

Project Adornoís A-Z of the London Underground
Songs, stories & little-known facts about Londonís tube system

Electro- Pop Heroes
Twisted biographical song sketches of celebrity icons including Germaine Greer (and her love of eighties pop music) and Pablo Picasso (re-cast as a cockney)

Songs 4 Screensavers
Imagine Leonard Cohen working in an office and writing songs about it on a cheap Casio keyboard

The London Years
London we love you, we hate you, we need you...or do we? Songs, poems & videos influenced by the Capital

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Reviews:
A bizarrely enjoyable hour of nerdy oddness
Cheltenham Literature Festival

A must for anyone who likes, or hates, librarians
Buxton Festival Fringe

An interesting blend of quirky beats and truly strange subject matter
Donít Sleep Magazine

A stunning exercise in electronic beat poetry
Record Collector Magazine

There is warmth and charm to their performance Ė between them they cut a beguiling presence with witty and well-observed material to match
Three Weeks/Edinburgh Fringe

A combination of original wordplay and deadpan humour fused to infectious melodies.
Time Out Magazine

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