3 October, 2015
CRUX 1.9 – Sat 3 October 2015
£5 ENTRY (event/artist expenses)
Doors at 6pm, Workshops from 7.30pm
Performances from 9pm – 1am
T-Chances, 399 High Road, Tottenham, N17 6QN
Here's how to get there, via Citymapper
Nearest tube is Seven Sisters or Tottenham Hale on the Victoria Line. You can also get the overground to Bruce Grove or these buses: 149, 341, 243, 123, 230, 349, 279
This special Crux event also serves as a launch party for the first release on the Crux-affiliated Ears to the Future netlabel. On ETTF01 we have two tracks from the amazing Lokom from France who will be playing his first live show in the UK. Crux organisers and regular performers Amousement and Villain also have one track each on the EP, driving home the kind of sound the label is going for. We will have some free download codes and stickers on the night. More info will be on earstothefuture.org
The evening starts with a workshop/presentation/skill-share before moving onto an electronic music jam session and live audio and video performances. This is a meeting space to learn, experiment, collaborate and be entertained...
P R E S E N T A T I O N S
Joe Catchpole is a specialist in visual production for live performance, visual director and technical producer with nearly two decades of experience ranging from community projects and art gallery performances to large scale corporate events.
He will present some of his work created with Quartz Composer, giving an introduction to the processes involved in creating audio reactive visuals which he has provided for musicians, DJ's and projection mapping shows around the world.
Zól will take us through his custom designed instrument setup which he will also use for his performance. See below for more details.
L I V E S E T S
Lokom made his steps in Grenoble, France, where he discovered the underground electronic scene in the 2000s. His set at Crux will be his debut performance in the UK.
He quickly developed a passion for live performance, especially the possibilities of FM synthesis. He is addicted to bass music with an acid touch and Lokom now works under the sign of the experimentation analogue psyche-conductive.
We are proud to have Lokom feature on the first Ears to the Future release.
Scanone aka Jude Greenaway, London based Audio Visual artist, Director, Composer, DJ and label boss of Yellow Machines & Modified Magic. A musical production style of a hybrid of genres from old school UK hardcore to Electro, Bass, Dub and IDM, with Releases on INK recs, M.I.B, Blase, Combat Recs, Digital Distortions, Dirty Needles, Outside Recs and Yellow Machines & Modified Magic. Well Known for his eclectic Vinyl DJ set’s or full on Live Audio Visual cinematic performances.
Scanone has collaborated with visual collectives such as ‘The Light Surgeons’ and ‘United Visual Artists’ performing at various media festivals around the globe. As well as running his own audio visual studio as ‘Jude Greenaway’ he runs an artist partnership with his brother as Greenaway & Greenaway producing audio visual works such as music promos and AV Installations.
AMOUSEMENT and VILLAIN
Two of the driving forces behind Crux, and artists on the Ears to the Future label, will perform an improvised liveset jam. Their combined knowledge of Ableton Live cannot be beat and this shows in the dexterity of their performance which fuses elements of IDM, electro, industrial and breakcore which shifts constantly and is guaranteed to twist your melon.
Having designed an instrument to bridge acoustic and electronic performance Zól Bálint creates earthy, guitar-driven electronic music.His live shows combine guitar playing with sampling, controllerism, looping and manipulating sounds into a blend of styles influenced by afro-jazz, hip hop & experimental electronic artists.
Since working with luthier Ian Noyce and the instrument’s completion in early 2014, Zól has performed his unique improvised live show at Strawberry Fields Festival and at Arts Centre Melbourne, lectured at the Box Hill Institute of Music and the Melbourne Ableton User Group, won a ‘Best Tech with Launchpad’ award from Novation Music, as well as being invited to present and perform at STEIM Amsterdam as part of their Sessionview Series, with other European summer performances and workshops planned in 2015.
V E E J A Y
L’Aubaine (Laurie Bender) is a VJ, visual artist, graphic designer from Geneva, Switerzerland based in London whose VJ sets are improvised compositions made of layers of organic shapes, figurative elements and an explosion of colours.
All elements used are self-produced, mixing different techniques, analogue and digital, such as hand-drawn animations, pattern design, drawing, typography, photography and videos.
L'Aubaine will perform at CRUX a VJ set using Modul8, Madmapper and a video synth.
Hyp3ractive videojammer, maximalism colour frequencies, representing lumen with zeros and ones. With Resolume and MIDI spitting urban technological video and motion graphics.