Below the Blue Whale

This new duo play improvised compositions using prepared piano – bluetac, rubbers, pegs, coins, plectrums, mallets, and cymbals – filtered through live electronics. Their debut album, ‘Below the Blue Whale’, is out now in digital form on the Loop Collective label. Buy it here or to purchase a hard copy write to Fred Thomas here.


Fred Thomas – prepared piano

Alex Bonney – electronics



Below the Blue Whale - front cover

Below the Blue Whale - back cover

Piano Preparation

Photo by Alex Bonney

Fred Thomas preparing his piano

Photo by Alex Bonney

chopstick preparation

Photo by Alex Bonney

Alex Bonney