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Supersonic Festival, 22-24 October, Custard Factory

Posted on Thursday 23 Sep 2010 at 08:38

The countdown has started with less than 5 weeks till Supersonic Festival 2010.

The latest news includes the very exciting addition to the line-up with the awesome live orchestra, Chrome Hoof, experimental hardcore drummer Ruins, the heavy riffage of Dethscalator and the melancholic pop sounds of Daniel O’Sullivan’s new project, Mothlite. Also, a special AV set from the hugely evocative Barn Owl, the psych/folk/electronic sounds of Health & Efficiency, regular jazz meets free improv in the form of Steve Tromans & Dan Nicholls Duo and Black Sun Drum Corps presenting a percussion parade through the festival, which will combine Supersonic Festival performers and audience members to create a visceral and live massed drumming experience.

Tickets on sale now
Friday: £20, Sat/Sun: £35, Weekend: £75
http://www.supersonicfestival.com/tickets

FRIDAY 22ND OCTOBER
NAPALM DEATH
DEAD FADER / DEMONS (W/SICK LLAMA) / DEVILMAN (W/DJ SCOTCH EGG) / DRUMCORPS / FUKPIG / GUM TAKES TOOTH / NECRO DEATHMORT / PCM

SATURDAY 23RD OCTOBER
GODFLESH + MELT BANANA
BLUE SABBATH BLACK FIJI / CAVE / CLOAKS (exclusive solo DJ set) / DOSH / EAGLE TWIN / GNAW / GNOD / KING MIDAS SOUND / LASH FRENZY vs KK NULL / LICHENS / OvO / PART WILD HORSES MANE ON BOTH SIDES / PEOPLE LIKE US / STEVE TROMAN & DAN NICHOLLS DUO / STINKY WIZZLETEAT /  TWEAK BIRD

SUNDAY 24TH OCTOBER
SWANS + HALLOGALLO
BARN OWL / BLACK SUN DRUM CORPS / CHROME HOOF / DETHSCALATOR / BONG / FACTORY FLOOR / HEALTH & EFFICIENCY / JAILBREAK FEAT. CHRIS CORSANO + HEATHER LEIGH / JAMES BLACKSHAW / KHYAM ALLAMI AND MASTER MUSICIANS OF BUKKAKE / MOTH LITE /  MUGSTAR /  NISENNENMONDAI / PETER BRODERICK / PIERRE BASTIEN + MALE INSTRUMENTY / RUINS / VOICE OF THE SEVEN THUNDERS / ZENI GEVA

This year, highlights include Supersonic Kids’ Gigs, experimental music for little people, Project Pigeon, an incredible project which involves pigeons playing harmonies from the pentatonic scale and a diverse film programme, including an exclusive screening of Matthew Barney’s ‘Guardian of the Veil’.  There’s also God’s White Noise, an installation of guitarists who will perform over the duration of 7 hours, Supersonic Noise Boxes (workshop), where participants can build their own 3 oscillator screaming, light-controlled Noise Box instrument, a talk on Fear of Music and why experimental music is deemed less accessible than experimental visual art, plus Napalm Death’s Nicholas Bullen presenting Breach, a performance which explores the voice and how it can be used to undermine the codes which govern discourse.

All this can be found on www.supersonicfestival.com

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