dominic lash is a freely improvising double bassist based in bristol, although his activities also range much more widely and include playing bass guitar and other instruments; both writing and performing composed music; and writing about music and various other subjects, principally cinema. he has performed with musicians such as tony conrad (in duo and quartet formations), joe morris (trio and quartet), evan parker (duo, quartet and large ensemble) and the late steve reid.
festival appearances include akbank jazz festival (istanbul), all ears (oslo), amplify 2011: stones (new york), audiograft (oxford), freedom of the city (london), huddersfield contemporary music festival, hurta cordel (madrid), konfrontationen (nickelsdorf), lmc festival (london), manchester jazz festival, suoni per il popolo (montreal) and tampere jazz happening.
his work has been broadcast on a number of radio stations, including bbc radios 1 and 3 and germany’s swr2, and released on labels including another timbre, b-boim, bead, cathnor, clean feed, compost and height, emanem, erstwhile, fmr, foghorn, leo and nobusiness.
in 2015 he started a digital label for some of his more uncategorisable work, called spoonhunt.