Liquid Light Orchestra,

The Odd Light Show

 

See also:

Krishna Lights,

Ono Yasumaro's Illumination Factory

, Optikinetics

 
 

The Liquid Light Orchestra is a loose collective of UK light show veterans and younger connoisseurs of the analogue light show art form. Members comprise

Nigel Bailey - Formerly head of R&D at Optikinetics - www.optikinetics.com
Geoff Blindt - Mystic Lights - www.mystic-lights.co.uk
Jennie Caldwell - Ex An Arc Lights/Hawkwind
Sid Fossil - Fossil Optical - www.fossiloptical.co.uk
Jasper Johns - Fruit Salad Lights/Ozric Tentacles/Gong
Neil Rice - One of Optikinetics founding directors, now retired apart from The Odd Light Show
'Lightning' Rod Wilson - Bubble Vision - www.bubblevision.uk
Peter Wynne Willson - Pink Floyd projectionist and inventor of lighting effects.

Past performances include

2007
21st April - 'Our Technicolour Dream' The Institute of Contemporary Art, London.
The 40th anniversary of the 14 Hour Technicolour Dream.
http://www.optifanatics.com/TechnicolorDream.aspx

10th May - 'Madcap's Last Laugh' The Barbican, London.
A tribute to Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett
http://www.optifanatics.com/SydBarrett.aspx
YouTube https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oKab6-syQD4

26th May - 'Games For May' The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
The 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's seminal multi media event at this venue.
http://www.optifanatics.com/GamesForMay.aspx
YouTube http://youtu.be/BAJn8zatEAE

2012
23rd March 'Zeitgeist '66' The Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London.
The unveiling of a blue plaque to mark the location of Pink Floyd's first gig in London.
https://vimeo.com/39232248
http://www.optifanatics.com/zeitgeist66.aspx

29th Sept. Sun Ra Arkestra The Barbican, London.
Part of The Barbican's Transcender Festival
YouTube http://youtu.be/wD2wkoffTRM

2014
31st May Sun Ra Arkestra The Barbican, London.
Marshall Allen's 90th birthday tour. John Sinclair supporting.
http://www.dhimages.co.uk/Music-Shots/Sun-Ra-Arkestra-Barbican/i-pNzWbw8
YouTube http://youtu.be/wyCJgGgdVo8

10th Nov Pink Floyd 'The Endless River' album launch Porchester Hall, London
YouTube https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6VLfVrPIKzA
http://www.brain-damage.co.uk/archive/pink-floyd-the-endless-river-album-launch-pictures.html

2016
27th Oct. Syd Barrett Celebration Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
Unveiling of a commemorative art piece in Syd's home town at this venue where Syd played his last gig.
YouTube. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_CDJ6K9bGUs

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/wish-you-were-there-what-12091388

Submitted by Neil Rice - 2017

 
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Robyn Hitchcock

 
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Peter Wynne Willson

 
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David Dyerson (Bardo), Geoff Blindt, Neil Rice

 
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Jasper Johns (Fruit Salad), Geoff Blindt (Mystic Lights)