Rural Objects reissued on Horn of Plenty

Very pleased to announce that Rural Objects has been reissued on LP (with two extra tracks) on the great UK label Horn of Plenty. Available here: and here:

New release

New tape out now on Alex Macfarlane's great Hobbies Galore label!

Rural Objects
Limited 100 copies.

Recorded at home on cassette, 2018-2019.
Cover art by Francis.
Drums on V by Joe Talia.
Mastered by Mikey Young.
Cassette lay-out/design by Julian Hocking.
Digital release will be coming through Black Truffle Records soonish!

Europe May 2019

European Dates May 2019

Friday 10th of May
Francis Plagne (w/ James Rushford and Joe Talia)
others tbc

The Dentist

Saturday 11th of May
Francis Plagne & crys cole 
David Rosenboom (w/ crys cole and Oren Ambarchi)
Manuel Pessôa de Lima
Alvin Lucier (performed by Oren Ambarchi and Julia Reidy)

Cafe Oto 


Monday 13th of May
Oren Ambarchi's HUBRIS (w/ Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, Konrad Sprenger, Eiko Ishibashi, Francois Bonnet, James Rushford, Francis Plagne, Julia Reidy, Joe Talia, Will Guthrie and Andreas Werliin)
Massimo Toniutti
Arnold Dreyblatt & Konrad Sprenger
Kassel Jaeger

Cafe Oto 


Wednesday 15th of May
Francis Plagne (w/ James Rushford)
James Rushford (solo)

Glad Cafe 


Thursday 16th of May 
Francis Plagne (w/ James Rushford)
Hen Ogledd

Les Ateliers Claus


Friday 17th of May
Francis Plagne (w/ James Rushford)
James Rushford (solo)
others tbc

Table Dance 

Saturday 18th of May 
Francis Plagne (/ James Rushford)
others tbc


Maria Moles / Francis Plagne / Kota Yamauchi 5th of March

Maria Moles / Francis Plagne / Kota Yamauchi (JPN)


Jen Callaway / Susan Frykberg / Allanah Stewart

Crazy Arms / Polyester Records
(enter via the rear alley after 7pm)

Tuesday 5th of March

Second edition of Francis Plagne & Andrew Chalk cassette available

Francis Plagne & Andrew Chalk
The Painter’s Family
Mould Museum 03

The Painter’s Family is the first duo release from Andrew Chalk and Francis Plagne, recorded intermittently, both together and apart, over eight years, in Hull, Melbourne and various places in Japan. Eight pages from the sketchbook, sequenced into two languorous side-long suites.

‘He tried by every means to come close to nature, lying in the fields before daybreak and until nightfall in order to learn to represent very exactly the red morning sky of sunrise, sunset and the evening hours’. 

Edition of 100   Second edition of 50 pro-duplicated chrome tapes, mastered by Joe Talia, with wrap-around covers designed by Andrew Chalk.

Available from 
Broken Music (Australia) - [thanks for the scans!]
Japan'archives (France)
Reconquista (Japan)
Art into Life (Japan)

Francis Plagne, Andrew Chalk; The Painter’s Family Francis Plagne, Andrew Chalk; The Painter’s Family