Aboutface live presents: Are birds singing in their sleep? (2016) Live at Soporose aired on NTS radio.


​Sound and concept: Ben Kelly
Butterfly Dream: Recited by Jenna Whelan


Are birds singing in their sleep? A dawn chorus for the hypnopompic state.

Exploring the potential of the hypnopompic state using the subconscious rhythms of Birdsong to inform a psychedelic improvised music performance.

Using the hidden rhythms of bird song to control musical instruments as part of sleep research event Soporose- the altered listening experiences that can sometimes be had during deep relaxation and dreaming states.

Performed live 4th March at St Ethelburga's Centre, London. Streamed live on NTS radio.