7th/8th August, 2009 @ The Great Central
Fri 7th August, 2009 - 8pm to 10pm @ The Great Central
Presented by Bathysphere £4 / £7 both nights. ASMO. Neal Unreal. James Kelly. Sam Dodson. Annelie Nederberg. Biscuit Tin Sound System and DJs
ASMO - Following on from his headline performance at this year's International Festival of Circuit Bending in New York Bathysphere's resident hackmeister Anti Social Musik Order brings to Stench his arsenal of wonky machines for another one off improvised performance. "putting the mental back into experimental"
Neal Unreal - Episode for the Piano Key Baton "Tonight my name is Neal Unreal. I am a multi-instrumentalist, Composer, Rock Star, Artist and Instrument Designer. I specialise in portable stand-alone instruments built from hacked domestic appliances, and their components. Tonight is the debut performance of the Piano Key Baton that I have designed specifically to expose gesture within electronic performance."
James Kelly - Leicester based Turntablist and composer, master manipulator of the vinyl medium.
Sam Dodson - Sam Dodson (born 1988) is an active composer and performer, hailing from the Midlands (UK), focusing in the electroacoustic field. He recently completed the Music, Technology and Innovation BA (Hons) at De Montfort University (Leicester UK). As an undergraduate, studies predominantly concentrated on custom-built software instruments, generating material of a glitch/noise aesthetic. Recent concerts have included performances at Hare and Hounds (Birmingham UK); Phoenix Arts Centre (Leicester UK); and South Bank Centre (London UK).
Annelie Nederberg - Annelie Nederberg is a composer and performer from Gothenburg, Sweden. She is currently studying for a BA in Music, Technology and Innovation at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK. She has a background as a theatre sound designer. Her works move freely between concrete and abstract sounds, between music and sound art, with the human voice as an important component. Her performances incorporates a conﬂuence between her voice and electronics, in a poetic and slowly evolving manner. Her music has been represented at festivals in London, Los Angeles, Nice and Amsterdam; on radio in Europe and the USA; and in concerts mainly in the UK.
Biscuit Tin Sound System and DJs - Bass heavy Dubstep beatz
Sat 8th August, 2009 - 8pm to 10pm @ The Great Central
Presented by PVC £4 / £7 both nights. bARRY cONVEX. Samuel & The Dragon (Live). BJ Cole vs Myoptik (Live). Glatze (Live). Phaeleh (Live). Wassim (DJ)
21:00-22:00 - bARRY cONVEX and the party mash - Funk, jazz, exotica and bleeps meet in a tumultuous spree of sundae sound designed to build the nights anticipation.
22:00-22:45 - Samuel & The Dragon (Live) - www.myspace.com/samuelandthedragon
22:45-23:45 - BJ Cole vs Myoptik (Live) - The world's greatest pedal steel guitarist goes head to head with Leicester's electronic spagetti beat sound chef for a mind plumbing funk jam.
23:45-00:15 - Glatze (Live) - great live performer known for his mechanical octopus, his bleeping toys and his crazy singing electronics. www.mrunderwood.co.uk
00:15-01:00 - Phaeleh (Live) - www.myspace.com/phaeleh - the rising star of the dubstep scene who runs the UrbanScrumping label comes to town to set light to those bass heavy minds, as heard on Mary-Anne Hobbs!
01:00-02:00 - Wassim (DJ) - Head honcho of fantastic net-label TheCentrifuge comes to town to show his unbelievable roster and his desirable electronic wares (er, cds). www.thecentrifuge.co.uk