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Slipped Disco’s UFO: Back at Big Chill House Friday 30th July

by Tom on Jul.23, 2010, under clubs

On Friday 30th July, runaway success story Slipped Disco’s UFO returns to Kings Cross with two floors of cosmic house, space funk and a roof terrace.

The night, inspired by London’s late ‘60’s UFO club, takes over the Big Chill House with a firing line up of jackin house, psychedelic beats, cosmic disco, wigged out funk and analogue electronics.

It sees seminal Nineties eclectic-cosmic DJ and Tummy Touch label boss, Tim “Love” Lee on the wheels of steel. Apart from being the man who discovered Groove Armada back in the 1990s, Lee has recently been causing a buzz wih his latest pych discovery, The Phenomenal Handclap Band.

He joins residents Ben Osborne and X-Press 2 man, Diesel, behind the decks, while Rupert The Brewer keeps it funky upstairs.

Captain Credible is literally from another planet. Norway. His show is an extraordinary, irresistible mix of theatre, music and insanity. This is his first time back since his UK debut at Slipped Disco last year. Not to be missed.

Also playing live, The 9000 return to rock our house down with their funked-up brand of electronic music meets Boosty Collins.

Other-worldly imagery and visuals come courtesy of regular art teams Overlap and Your Mum, while resident photographer Roulla will be on hand to portrait the glamorous.

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Art Hunt @ Latitude Festival – UFO: Rendlesham Incident

by Tom on Jul.08, 2010, under Events, performance art

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We can now announce the stellar collection of artists we’ve invited to produce collectable pieces of art for Noise of Art’s return to Latitude Festival next weekend.

The party starts at 12 midnight at the Film and music tent with Severino and Ben Osborne (resident DJs at Horse Meat Disco and Slipped Disco respectively), My Toys Like Me and The 9000 combining to create the music, while The Immaculate Extremists, Overlap, Your Mum and Prick Image crate the visuals and costumed performance.

There will be unique artifacts for you to find and keep created by local and international artists including: Gavin Turk, Stella Vine, Russell Herron, Gareth Bayliss, Schwange, Paul Kindersley, Edwina McEachran, Gemma Land, Andrew Hatfield, Matt Gee, Monique Jivram, Reeka Kapoor, Claudia Forsbrey, Francesca Denega and Corinna Spencer.

Stella Vine, pic by Venetia Dearden

Stella Vine, pic by Venetia Dearden

The Art Hunt forms a key part of Noise of Art’s immersive club show UFO: Rendlesham Incident, with a club show on the opening Friday night of Latitude (July 16th) and events throughout the weekend.

The theme of these events is inspired by a real incident that occurred in a Suffolk forest in the winter of 1980. Thirty years ago a hapless alien cruise ship landed in Rendlesham Forest next to a US Air Force Base. This was a mistake. The accidental tourist ship was supposed to be landing on the Mountain of Embarrassing Dreams. But the captain, having un-opposable hoofs, entered the wrong data into the ship’s sat nav, so they landed near Woodbridge instead.

During the kerfuffle of getting away from the naturally curious US Air Force, priceless artifacts belonging to the alien tourists were scattered across the forests, towns and fields of East Anglia. Lying lost for 30 years (or a long weekend in alien time), the aliens have now returned to find the lost treasures.

The Rendelsham Forest incident was reported to the MOD by Lt. Cl. Charles l Holt, the deputy commander of the US Air Force base.

Full details of the events are available through Noise of Art’s Daily Newspaper, distributed free at the UFO Disco and on the festival site. The Art Hunt is curated by Suffolk born artist, Mark Scott-Wood.

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Noise of Art brings new UFO show to Latitude Festival

by Tom on Jun.25, 2010, under music, performance art

Inspired by the 30th Anniversary of the UK’s most famous UFO incident at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1980, we’ve joined forces with Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich, to launch a spectacular immersive club event at Latitude on Friday 16 July.

Noise of Art’s new show, UFO: Rendlesham Incident, has a peak-time slot from midnight – 3am, where we’ll be bring some of London’s finest club acts and DJs to the festival’s Music and Film Arena on its opening night.

Expect a 360-degree performance of cosmic disco, surround visuals, space freaks and interactive performers. A one-off live cosmic super-group featuring My Toys Like Me, The 9000, We Are KAN’T and critically acclaimed DJs Severino and Ben Osborne will all be providing the interstellar soundtrack.

The event will be followed by an Alien Art Hunt at Latitude Festival on the Saturday and Sunday, featuring real artworks for finders to take home. Look out for details of the high profile and up and coming artists involved, and where the hunts will be. If in doubt, ask an alien.

More info to follow here on noiseofart.org soon…

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Noise of Art vs Slipped Disco’s UFO Friday 30 April

by noise of art on Apr.28, 2010, under Events

slipped_disco's_ufo_april_10Ashley Beedle (X Press 2), Serge Santiago, Ben Osborne (noise of art), DJ Sonny (Mighty Rumble), Culprit 1 – LIVE (record launch), The 9000 – LIVE, Immaculate Extremists, Your Mum and Overlap.

Big Chill House, Kings Cross, London. 7-m – 4am, Free before 10pm then £5.

NOA teams up with sister club Slipped Disco’s UFO for a night of music, visuals, performance art and DJs. In true prog style the night will span live beat science, wigged out disco, psychedlic re-edits, bass fuelled sci fi funk and wah driven dancefloor rock – while art will come courtesy of regular Noise of Art collaborators, making this the biggest prog concept experience since Spinal Tap recreated Stonehenge.


“When we heard Slipped Disco, Noise of Art, Deep Space Disco polymath Ben Osborne was planning to resurrect the legendary UFO Club, our brains exploded.”
(Eddy Lawrence, Time Out)

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Noise of Art April 2010

by noise of art on Mar.08, 2010, under Events

Noise of Art will be launching Kindertransport, a new audio visual art installation, between Thursday 15 April and 25 April at BFI Southbank, London. Details will be announced here very soon.

On 22 April we hold an intimate sound and art event at The Social, London.

And on 30 April Noise of Art Vs Slipped Disco’s UFO takes over both floors of the Big Chill House with a mega line up.

All details coming soon.

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Slipped Disco’s UFO

by noise of art on Jan.09, 2010, under Events

Friday 29 January
Slipped Disco’s UFO
Launch Party

featuring

Etienne Jaumet (London debut) LIVE
Diesel (X Press 2)
Kan’t LIVE
Ben Osborne (Noise of Art)
Evokateur LIVE
DJ Sonny (Mighty Rumble/ Zouk Singapore)
Horton Jupiter (They Came From The Stars I Saw Them)
Two floors of music and a roof terrace at
Big Chill House
257-259 Pentonville Road
London, N1 9NL
020 7427 2540
Free before 10pm then £5
Friday 29 January 7pm-4am
see here for details www.slippeddisco.co.uk

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