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Noise of Art: Traders Unpacked

by noise of art on Oct.03, 2011, under Events

DJ Ritu

DJ Ritu

National Maritime Museum presents:
Noise of Art: Traders Unpacked
Thursday 6 October
Free 6pm 10pm

National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF Free, 6-10pm.

DJ Ritu (Kali), DJ Rita Ray (The Shrine), DJ Ben Osborne, Portfolio, Jason Singh, The People Pile, The City Sea Shanty Band, Dec Shoes, Your Mum, Avaes Mohammed, T.J Jeffrey, Cosmic Onion Field, Strap On.

Opening the Traders Unpacked season in the new high tech East India Gallery and new wing of the NMM, Noise of Art takes inspiration from the way Eastern sea routes have brought new cultures into London, and changed our art, music, film and clubs.

The programme sees two of London’s longest running club nights unite, as DJ Ritu, of London South Asian club Kali and BBC Radio, lines-up alongside Rita Ray, of the influential London African club, Shrine.

Singaporean act Portfolio will be playing deep house (the East India Company established its first base in Singapore), alongside the Afro -Indian singer of Dec Shoes. Japanese fronted Krautrock act Cosmic Onion Field will add live music, while Overlap unveils the new version of an evolving film-as-art portrait of Anna Mae Wong – the first Chinese film star, who made her debut in a film set in nightclubs in the 1920s in the East London docks.

Sikh beat-boxer Jason Singh, who started working with film after winning a PRS for Music Foundation Award in 2010, is creating a new collaborative work, with poet Avaes Mohammed and film maker T.J Jeffrey, specially for the night.

East London’s finest salty sea dogs, The City Sea Shanty Band, singing the odd song about bottles of rum. Contemporary dancers The People Pile will be performing a themed piece and 360 degree projectionists Your Mum and mobile movie projector Strap On will be adding their unique imagery… and more.

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Tickets for 17 September now on sale

by Noise of Art Team on Aug.25, 2011, under Events

Noise of Art and Trees For Cities present: Metiss’age Nite, Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London EC2A 3PQ, 9:30pm – 4am.

Featuring: Peter Kruder (Kruder and Dorfmiester/ G Stone), Si Begg (Mute/ Mutate), Ashley Beedle (Outhear Audio/ Dark Star/ Xpress 2), Ben Osborne (Noise of Art/ Slipped Disco), Dec Shoes, Portfolio (Mighty Rumble), Your Mum, Overlap, The People Pile, David Jenkinson (C21), Rupert the Brewer, Mark Scott Wood and more to be announced.

Tickets on SALE now here
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Following a day of music and art events at Battersea Park, Noise of Art and Trees For Cities continue the Metiss’age activities with a night of electronic music, surround visuals, costumed contemporary dancers and immersive clubbing.

The evening sees pioneering deep house maestro, Peter Kruder, making a rare London appearance. Kruder rose to prominence as half of Kruder and Dorfmiester in the mid Nineties, and has continually contributed to electronic music’s evolution through deep house and broken beat. His DJ sets are both imaginative and floor shaking.

Kruder is joined by Si Begg, a similarly influential and restless musical soul, and Ashley Beedle, whose never ending projects and pseudonyms (including Black Science Orchestra, Dark Star, Delta House of Funk and X Press 2) have seen him continually re-define house, neo-soul, reggae, acid jazz and psychedelic funk. New act Dec shoes are a vinyl and vocal double act who’ve been raising the temperature at festivals and low ceilinged clubs throughout the summer. Producer and DJ, Portfolio, cut his teeth as resident DJ at Singapore’s celebrated Zouk club. Having recently moved to London, his new sound has become darker and deeper and has already been picked-up for compilations by Steve Lawler, amongst others. David Jenkinson has been busy exporting his C21 club around the world, but tonight returns to his home turf, while Trees For Cities regular Rupert the Brewer will be bringing his collection of smouldering funk to the table. Noise of Art founder Ben Osborne will deliver a trademark round of roof and floor bumping music.

Completing the immersive club experience there will be surround visuals, performance art and spectacular contemporary dance pieces provided by Noise of Art’s regular contributors Your Mum, Overlap and The People Pile, plus an alien anti-fashion show by artist Mark Scott Wood.

Money raised from the event will go to Trees for Cities to plant Metiss’age trees in inner cities.

Metiss’age is supported by the cultural programme of the European Union.

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Noise of Art’s Metissage and 2011 London events

by Noise of Art Team on Aug.19, 2011, under Events

Noise of Art Attack The Block Party at Latitude

Noise of Art Attack The Block Party at Latitude

London 2011 Events 17 September – 14 October

Noise of Art’s forthcoming London programme will run from 17 September to 14 October, including the Metiss’age Street Art Festival, supported by the Cultural Programme of the European Union.

Following recent events at Latitude, Sketch, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain and Spot Festival Denmark, the month of London events will include club nights, street art painting, contemporary dance, costumes, performance art, street performers and circus acts, all set around Noise of Art’s core of electronic club music.

Noise of Art is also supporting Tree For Cities and the Treeathalon, to raise awareness and funds for its work planting trees in inner city environments.

Venues include:
Battersea Park, London SW11; Village Underground, London EC2, Big Chill House, London N1, 93 Feet East, London E1, National Maritime Museum, London SE 10

Artists include:
Peter Kruder, Si Begg, Ashley Beedle, Acid Washed, Dec Shoes, Ben Osborne, Serge Santiago, DJ Ritu, Miss Led, Your Mum, Severino and Nico de Cigelia, aka Hyena Stomp, Overlap, The People Pile, Portfolio, Jason Singh, 6 Day Riot, Beef Warehouse, David Jenkinson, Rupert the Brewer, Tiny Dragons, Peter Hepworth, Mark Scott Wood and more to be announced.

Highlights:

Saturday 17 September Day Event
Noise of Art presents
Metiss’age Junior Street Art Festival and Music Picnic
@ the Treeathalon, Battersea Park, London SW11
Free entry: 10am – 3pm
The Metiss’age street art festival and music picnic is an all ages family event celebrating life in the city and cultural and ecological diversity. Organised by Noise of Art, it will run alongside the Trees For Cities Treeathalon event in Battersea Park.

The centre piece of Metiss’age is an interactive street painting celebrating cultural and eco diversity in London and designed by London artist Miss Led. It will be painted by young people and members of the public. The day is part of two sister festivals being held in Rome and Paris. It will feature a barefoot 100 meter world record attempt, performance art, acrobats, jugglers, a solar powered mobile music stage, costumes, dance, music, cross platform art and trees.

The Metiss’age events are organised in partnership with Global Warming in Paris and Explora in Rome and are suppoted by and part of the European Union’s Cultural Programme. Acts to be announced soon.

To join the Treeathalon race go www.treesforcities.co.uk
More information at www.noiseofart.org

17 September Night Event
Noise of Art and Trees For Cities present:
Metiss’age Nite
At Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London EC2A 3PQ
10pm – 4am
Tickets £10

Peter Kruder (Kruder and Dorfmiester/ G Stone), Si Begg (S I Futures/ Noodles), Ashley Beedle (Outhear Audio/ Dark Star/ Xpress 2), Ben Osborne (Noise of Art/ Slipped Disco), Dec Shoes, Portfolio (Mighty Rumble), Your Mum, Overlap, The People Pile, David Jenkins (C21), Rupert the Brewer, Mark Scott Wood and more to be announced.

Money raised at the event will go to Trees for Cities to plant Metiss’age trees in inner cities.

Saturday 24 September
Noise of Art Vs Slipped Disco
Big Chill House, 257-259 Pentonville Road King’s Cross London N1 9N. 7pm – 2 am. Free
Continuing Noise of Art’s cross London, pan European celebration of cultural diversity and street art, Noise of Art returns to King’s Cross’ Big Chill House for a night of live electronics, deep house and bumping techno music. Noise of Art founder, DJ Ben Osborne, is joined by Dec Shoes (live), Rupert The Brewer, The People Pile, Overlap, Your Mum and a further line-up of special guests, to be announced.

Friday 30 September
93 Feet East, 150 Brick Lane, EC2
Noise of Art presents: Paris, Rome and London
93 Feet east
150 Brick Lane London E1 6QL
7pm – 1 am Free

Acid Washed (France), Hyena Stomp aka Severino and Nico de Ceglia (Italia), Dec Shoes (London), Ben Osborne, The People Pile, Beef Warehouse, Cosmic Onion Field, Rupert The Brewer and more to be announced

Mirroring sister events in Paris and Rome, Noise of Art steps into 93 Feet East for a Rome vs Paris and London three way marathon.

Thursday 6 October
Noise of Art and National Maritime Museum presents:
Traders Unpacked
National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Free, times and line up to be annunced.

To mark the opening of the new East India Gallery and wing at the former hub of Britain’s Navy, Noise of Art takes inspiration from the way Eastern sea routes have brought new cultures into London, and changed our art, music and film.

Full line-up to announced soon,

15 October
Noise of Art Vs Slipped Disco
Big Chill House 257-259 Pentonville Road King’s Cross London N1 9NL. 7pm – 2 am. Free

Serge Santiago Vs Ben Osborne and more to be announced

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Noise of Art’s Attack The Block – Party at Latitude

by Noise of Art Team on Jun.25, 2011, under Events

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Noise of Art will launch its new show, Attack The Block – Party, at this year’s Latitude Frestival, 14-17 July 2011, with a mega line up of electronic music, including.

Xpress 2 // Si Begg //  Lighthouses // AutoKratz // Dec Shoes // Ben Osborne // Overlap // Prick Image // The People Pile // Mark Scott Wood // visuals// performance artists and more

Noise of Art will continue its evolving steam punk sci-fi journey, UFO, at Latitude with ‘Attack The Block – Party’, a new chapter loosley inspired by Joe Cornish’s recently released film and Suffolk’s UFO Rendlesham incident.

Connecting the Seventies, an era of classic sci-fi imagery and New York’s seminal disco Block Parties – with today’s club scene, ‘Attack The Block – Party’ features a disco-tech sound track from some of the most revered pioneers in electronic music, alongside some of the newest arrivals.

Visual contributions come from hot club and up-and-coming street and gallery artists, while a troupe of contemporary dancers and performances artists complete the sensory immersion.

X-Press 2 are best known for their 2002 hit UK single, ‘Lazy’. Comprising of DJs Rocky and Diesel (aka Problem Kids/ Ballistic Brothers). Their first single, “Say What,” peaked at number 32 in the U.K. chart in October 1993. Further club hits were followed in 2002 with the top 10 deep house hit single “Lazy”, featuring Talking Heads’ David Byrne. Their third album, featuring a number of yet to be announced cool collaborations, is due to be released on Skint later this summer.

Si Begg is a highly original producer and inspiration to both the dub step/ London bass and new disco scenes. He’s also recorded music for films, television and advertisements and sound design for television channels, including the BBC, Channel 4 and MTV.

Autokratz were first spotted by French label Kitsuné. Based in London, AutoKratz made their LP debut in 2009 with Animal. They regularly feature on the annual series of Kitsuné Maison compilations, starting with the inclusion of “Pardon Garçon” on the fifth volume in 2007. AutoKratz have also remixed tracks by artists such as Underworld, Fischerspooner and La Roux.

Lighthouses have been variously described as “Bloc Party meets Justice”, “Daft Punk crossed with Soulwax” “Death from Above versus Delphic”… The real lighthouse at Orford Ness, near the Latitude site, has frequently been used to explain away the strange radiation and flashing lights during the UFO sighting at Rendlesham in 1980. This has nothing to do with the Lighthouses playing our UFO event. But according to loads of predictions, they’re expected to fly.

Dec Shoes formed when the core duo collaborated to write and perform a soundtrack for Noise of Art’s show at Latitude last year. A couple of months after they were asked to play a gig at London’s Southbank Centre, followed by a serries of small club appearances. This has lead to their first festival appearances in Europe and being invited to play on top of BT Tower to celebrate the Olympics.

Surrounding the music, Noise of Art collaborators Mark Scott Wood and Friends, Prick Image, Overlap and The People Pile will immerse the audience in specially created sci fi imagery, interactive performance, solar landscapes, lunar missions, UFO landings and extraordinary creatures.

Meanwhile Noise of Art founder and DJ Ben Osborne will be joining the dots.

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Slipped Disco jacks back to house

by Noise of Art Team on Apr.18, 2011, under Events

aluna_latitude_2010Friday 22 April
Slipped Disco
Dec Shoes, Portfolio, Overlap, Rupert The Brewer and Ben Osborne. Photos by Roulla.
Big Chill House, 257-259 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9NL 8pm – 12am Free Entry

Time Out details and map here

Slipped Disco returns to Big Chill House on Friday 22 April for a bank holiday special. Spinning back into BCH for a cosmic fuelled deep house session, boy-girl vinyl and vocals duo Dec Shoes will be taking to the floor, Rupert the Brewer will be bringing proceedings to the boil, and bubbling under Singaporean deep house producer Portfolio will be making his UK debut. Meanwhile resident DJ Ben Osborne will be spinning tracks from the soon to be released ‘Wolf Girl’ remix package (out in May featuring remixes from Ben Osborne, Idiotech and Gary Numan).

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Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March

by Noise of Art Team on Feb.28, 2011, under Events

ufo_noise_of_artFriday 4 March

Slipped Disco presents Yes We KAN’T

Severino Vs Ben Osborne and The Lady Hot Tangerine

Momo, 25-27 Heddon Street, London, W1B 4BH.

10pm – 4 am Free entry all night. (noiseofart@gmail.com for details)

Ben Osborne (Noise of Art) DJs and The Lady Hot Tangerine play alongside co-resident DJ Severino (Horse Meat Disco/ Hyena Stomp) at this fashionable cenral London hideaway. 

Saturday 5 March

Slipped Disco Back 2 Back with

Ben Osborne and The Lady Hot Tangerine

Big Chill Bar, Dray Walk, Off Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL

Free entry 7pm – 1 am

Slipped Disco return to their popular Big Chill Bar sessions for a night of four to the floor with Ben Osborne and the Lady Hot Tangerine showcasing their new project, with DJs and live vocals.

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