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Noise of Art Spring 2017 & French Touch Takeover

by Noise of Art on Mar.01, 2017, under Events

Noise of Art launches French Touch Exhibition and a month of UK events from 3 March – 8 April.#34 - JACK DE MARSEILLE, Paris, 1995 by Olivier Degorce

This spring Noise of Art launches a touring exhibition on the history of French electronic music, the French Touch Takeover at Kamio and a series of nights celebrating 50 years since psychedelia introduced electronic music into the mainstream.

From 16 March to 9 April Noise of Art and Red Gallery/ Kamio, are teaming-up to present French Touch – the first exhibition of photographs, film and artwork documenting the story of French electronic music from the start of the 20th century to the present day. The exhibition will be accompanied by French Touch Take Over in Kamio – a series of music events featuring rare UK appearances by some of France’s electronic pioneers, including Jack de Marseille (pictured in 1995), Jean-Jacques Birgé and DJ Yellow. The month will also feature a new compilation of rare electronic French music on Lo Recordings.

Meanwhile, on 22 March, Noise of Art is teaming up with Convergence Festival and Bluedot festival to put on an event celebrating 50 years since the first electronic music event in London. The event takes place at the Jazz Café in Camden and features electronic pioneers Radiophonic Workshop, White Noise, Andrew Weatherall and DJ Ben Osborne performing with Orka.

Additional events are taking place at National Portrait Gallery, Red Gallery, Big Chill Bar, Kamio, Jazz Café, The Lockside, The Hog and a not-so-secret pre-event gig at The Crown in Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Here’s the events at a glance:

Friday 17 March – Saturday 8 April
Noise of Art and Kamio/ Red Gallery present
French Touch Exhibtion
Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
French Touch – an exhibition of French electronic music from the early 20th Century until today.
OPEN WEDNESDAY TO SATURDAY 11-6 Free Entry and during events

Friday 3 March
Not-so-secret pre-party
DJ Ben Osborne (Noise of Art) and Maella
The Crown, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP 12

Free 7pm-Midnight
http://tickets.mixmag.net/event.php?id=12932289

Thursday 9 March
National Portrait Gallery
DJ Ben Osborne (Noise of Art)
The National Portrait Gallery,
St Martins Place, London WC2H 0HE
020 7306 0055
Free from 6pm

Thursday 16 March
Private View
Noise of Art and Kamio/ Red Gallery present

Panel discussion and film plus music Jean Jacques Birgé and Ben Osborne in the Kamio Bar
Kamio Bar/ Red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT. 7pm – 1am.
SOLD OUT – tickets gain entry to all events on the evening

Thursday 16 March
Private View
Noise of Art and Kamio/ Red Gallery present
Film: Paris/ Berlin – 20 Years of techno.
7pm -1am
SOLD OUT – tickets gain entry to all events on the evening

Friday 17 March
Noise of Art and Kamio/ Red Gallery present French Touch Launch Party
DJs Jack de Marseille, Milan Kobar and Ben Osborne

LIVE – Cleo T
Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
TICKETS NOW ON SAL
Legendary French DJ, Jack de Marseille, makes a rare UK appearance backed by suitably high calibre support acts

laurent_garnier_olivier_degorce_paris1992Saturday 18 March
Slipped Disco – French Touch edition
J-Bag aka Jerry Bouthier and Ben Osborne

Big Chill Bar, Dray Walk (off Brick Lane), London, E1 6QL Free Entry. 6pm-1am.
Slipped Disco, the long running Big Chill club night, returns with a French theme as resident Noise of Art man DJ Ben Osborne is joined by Kitsune mainstay DJ Jerry Bouthier, aka JBAG, the man behind BoomBox, Ponystep and many others.

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017
Noise of Art at Convergence Festival
Radiophonic Workshop
Andrew Weatherall
White Noise

DJ Ben Osborne & Orka
Jazz Cafe, Parkway, London NW1
7pm-11pm
TICKETS ON SALE £14.50
To start its celebrations of 50 years since electronic music and psychedelia colided, Noise of Art’s invited the legendary electronic pioneers, Radiophonic Workshop, to headline a special show at Convergence Festival in conjunction with Bluedot festival.

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017
Noise of Artfer Party.
Ben Osborne
Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
Following Noise of Art’s event at Convergence Festival, Ben Osborne and guests throw a shin dig at Noise of Art / Red Gallery’s exhibition celebrating French electronic music.

Thursday 22 March 2017
Justin Robertson and Ben Osborne
Slipped Disco – Camden vs Noise of Art

The Lockside, 75, Upper Walkway, Camden lock, London NW1 8AF.
Veteran DJ Justin Robertson joins Ben Osborne continue the celebration of UK and French electronic music.

Saturday 25 March
Noise of Art and Kamio/ Red Gallery present
DJ Yellow and Ben Osborne

Kamio Bar/ Red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
A rare UK gig from French hip hop and house pioneer DJ Yellow – resident at Paris’ first hip hop club, Chez Roger Boîte Funk, and the man who launched the career of Bob Sinclar – amongst others.

Sunday 26 March
Ben Osborne and Guests
The Hog, 272 King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 9JT.
Free from 4pm onwards.
Ben Osborne’s funk, disco, balearic house and soul socials featured all manner of live guests in the West london garden with a pub.

Wednesday 29 March
DJ Paulette and Ben Osborne

Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
Former resident at Paris’ mega clubs, such as The Queen And Red Light , DJ Paulette,will revisiting her residency at the hacienda’s Flesh night, with a set of French disco.

Thursday 30 March
DJ Ygal Ohaylon (Antinote) and Ben Osborne

Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
Ygal has been a long standing fixture on the Parisian scene as the right hand man at the helm of the Versatile Record label and is now part of the fast rising cool as F, Antinote imprint collective.

Friday 31 March
Lo Electronique – compilation release party
Savaggio and Ben Osborne

Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
Launch party got the Lo Recordings compilation accompanying the exhibiton. Savaggio comprise of three techno DJs who are also classically trained violinists and flautists. Their sets see them swap between the decs and classical instruments.

Wednesday 5 April
WeWantSounds – Disco 2. The Almost Closing Party w/ DJs Juan Leal (Red Gallery) and Ben Osborne (WeWantSounds Collective/ Noise of Art)

Kamio Bar/ red Gallery, 1-3 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DT
The exhibition’s not closing for a few more days, but any excuse for a party, right? Also celebrating the history of French disco and the WeWantSounds Disco.2 compilation.

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