**‘Dethick’ - Angharad Davies/Rie Nakajima/Alice Purton out now on Another Timbre. Reviews here and here**
Alice Purton is a London-based cellist and vocalist, who works as a chamber musician, contemporary music performer and improviser.
She is a founder member of Distractfold, a Manchester-based ensemble specialising in instrumental, acousmatic, and hybrid music of the 21st century. Recent performances include the Kalv Festival, Sweden; Bludenzer Tage, Austria; the Spanish Academy, Rome; No Hay Banda, Montréal; Rainy Days Festival, Luxembourg. Distractfold has given workshops and held residencies at Harvard University, Stanford University, McGill University, DePaul University and Huddersfield University.
Alice records regularly for sessions at studios including Abbey Road, Maida Vale, Air Lyndhurst and Air-Edel. She has broadcast on BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 6, and has been heard playing solo cello lines on major adverts and television programmes.