Berlin Atonal 20-24.08.2014

 •  0

By

As Berlin Atonal releases its schedule for the big 5 days in August, we are delighted to add a few more
names to a lineup that is already bursting to the brim with special performances, premieres, massive AN
shows and more.

Ike Yard is an early electronic acoustic group founded in 1979 in New York. They were ‘prolific in the
burgeoning music scene of that time, sharing gigs and practice rooms with the likes 0 New Order,
Suicide and Michael Gira and bumping shoul ers with Basquiat and Madonna. Their eponymous 1982
release on Factory Records has become a legendary aliect in its own right. Twenty eight years after their
seminal debut (and only LP), they returned with a sh ‘rlwly impressive new album and a powerful live
show that has been described as ‘absolutely incendiary. ind melting. Uncompromising and completely
thrill inducing‘ (Dissensus). Stuart Argabright (percussion I synthl vocals), Kenneth Compton (bass
Ivocals Ipercussion), Michael Diekmann (guitar synth) and Fred Szymanski (synth I programming and
treatments) come to Berlin for the very first time for this show.

The unmissable opening concert featuring a very special, one-off performance
by Ensemble Modem + Synergy Vocals playing Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians,
grows to historical proportions though the addition of another two rare and specially commissioned
live shows.

Konrad Becker a.k.a Monoton is the mastennind behind the 1982 release ‘Monotonprodukt OT’,
singled out by The Vlfire as one of the 100 most influential records of the 2oth century, describing it
as among the “most important, distinctive albums in electronic music history‘. In this woi1d premiere
performance, Becker has developed a one-off live AN show exploring with, through and against this
seminal piece of music history. Joining him in the powerplant will be John Elliott, head of the highly
acclaimed Spectnim Spools imprint, one third of the now defunct electronic trio Emeralds, one ha f of
drone legends Outer Space and the single entity behind Imaginary Softwoods, his outlet for synth-rich
music with infinite depth and texture. The Imaginary S ds tape releases have a gigantic
cult following amongst those in the know around the woiid, his very rare live shows are still spoken about
(for example the now legendary performance at Labyrinth festival in 2013). He has prepared a special live
show for the occasion.

Individual day tickets are now on sale. Each ticket allows the bearer entry into the entire com lex for the
duration of the day, beginning with the Atonal 4D performances on the 4D Sound system (qhuisday
Murcof, Friday – Biosphere, Saturday – Senkingz and {Bing all through the night with afhershow parties
featuring new additions Scion (Live), ADMX-71 Live), DA (Dasha ush an Lars Hemmerling), Stan-
islav To kachev (Live), Ninos Du Brasil (Live), Nuel and many more to be announced.

Here the complete schedule:

Wed. 20.8
On Stage 20:00
ENSEMBLE MODERN + SYNERGY VOCALS play STEVE REICH Music for 18 Musicians
MOMOTON presents Monotonprodukt 07Live A/V World Premiere
IMAGINARY SOFTWOODS Live European Premiere
Aftershows 24:00
OHM
ATONAL x VUP LOUNGE Line-up + more TBA

Thu. 21.8
Atonal 4D 18:00

MURCOF

On Stage 20:00
SENDAI Live A/V
THE END OF ALL EXISTENCE Live A/V World Premiere
MILES WHITTAKER Live
DALHOUS Live A/V European Premiere
DSCRD Live A/V
Aftershows 24:00
OHM Subtext presents:
Roly Porter
James Ginzburg
Paul Purgas
S13
Jen Allen

Fri. 22.8
Atonal 4D 18:00

BIOSPHERE
On Stage 20:00
Donato Dozzy + Nuel present Aquaplano Sessions Live World Premiere
Dasha Rush presents Antarctic Takt Live A/V, World Premiere
Headless Horseman Live A/V, World Premiere
Abdulla Rashim Live World Premiere
Aftershows 24:00
ADMX-71 Live

LADA (Dasha Rush + Lars Hemmering) Live
STANISLAV TOLKACHIEV Live
SHXCXHCXSH Live
+ more TBA
OHM
SENDAI presents SENDAI SOUNDSYSTEM
PEDER MANNERFELT
CONICAL

Sat. 23.8
Atonal 4D 18:00
SENKING
On Stage 20:00
Cabaret VoltaireLive A/V, World Premiere
Bleed TurquoiseLive A/V, World Premiere
NeelLive A/V, European Premiere
Aftershows 24:00
MILLIE + ANDREA Live

SIGHA
KILLING SOUND Live
VESSEL Live
NINOS DU BRASIL Live
NEEL
+ more TBA

Sun. 24.8
On stage 18:00
Contort presents:

Tim Hecker Live A/V
Ike Yard Live
Source Direct
UF (Kerridge + OAKE) Live World Premiere
In Aeternam Vale Live
Helm Live
SØS Live

For all other information please visit the official site: http://www.berlin-atonal.com

 

Leave a comment