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Sounds Like: Depeche Mode, Talvin Singh, Wolfgang Gartner, GusGus, Panjabi MC
Label: Nilaihah, Nilaihah Records
Bio: A technical wonk with a penchant for dabbling in ethnomusicology, a biochemist with a preternatural ear for a hook, and a cadre of friends, guests and contributors from diverse musical backgrounds - they all come together in Null Device. Active in some form or another since 1995, their sound has... See Full BioMore Info
Null Device - DJ Bashert World Dance Party Tue, Sep 16 - 8pm - $7 Null DeviceDJ Bashert World Dance Party Null Device has been making buoyant electronic pop music for 20 years. Along the way theyve borrowed Bollywood songs, Arabic and Indian percussion, 9th-century Sufi poetry, and small string ensembles; but at the core theyve always been a pop group writing smart, catchy electronic songs. While theres an undeniable retro element to the music the band members all share an abiding love of 80s synthpop its been fused with current dance-pop styles and modern production.Their last US tour netted them slightly over $16 of pure profit, so theyre clearly doing something right.Their most recent album, Perihelion, was released in July, 2013. Featuring songs of wry wit (The One Who Came After Me) and songs of heartbreaking sincerity (Torchlights), club stormers (The One Who Came After Me) and cinematic arrangements (Metaphysic), it is their most polished and inventive work to date.