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Bemba Pioneer of “Afro-Cuban Electronics”, Alpha 606 returns from a European tour to gather up the troops in Miami with the scorching Latin Electronics night, Bemba. Signed to I.T. from Detroit, he plays live with his 606, 101 and congas. Label mate Nomadic, also on Andrea Parker's UK imprint Touchin’ Bass, performs live and together they perform a live Cuban Electronics set as Iya. Imputor Records' Sindri will be throwing down a live electro/freestyle set. A sweaty Havana night in Miami Beach replete with Distraught Mambo, Synth Rumba and Bongo Bass. Upstairs DJ's Medley and Cowboy will be joined by Nomadic and Sindri on vinyl, with the most percussion infested, greasiest Electro, Techno, Freestyle and Bootie Disco.
Alpha 606 w/Manasyt, Velvet Underground, Stel-R and Shaman.
Scand - Bank Holiday Special After our first party of the year at the Lightbox in Vauxhall with Silicon Scally, Damon Wild and Samuli Kemppi, Scand is happy to return with a second instalment Bank Holiday special at the Russian bar in Dalstan. Spreading the Electro/Techno vibes across two rooms, upstairs we have DJ sets from Breakin’/Rephlex Records DMX Krew and Touchin Bass’ label head Andrea Parker. Coming in all the way from Maimi a full live hardware show from Interdimensional Transmissions Alpha 606 with support from Cultivated Electronics Sync 24 and Innume as well as Steve Allman. The Basement sees an exclusive live set from Scand promoter Truss in collaboration with his writing partner Donor who will be flying in from New York for this show. As well as support from the promoters of the Bristol based techno night Void , Minus artist Jobody and Rebel Intelligence DJ Tactile Soul (aka agent2). Scand Bank Holiday Special - 30-08-09 9.00 Till Late The Russian Bar - 267 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E2 8AS Room 1 DMX Krew - Rephlex/Breakin Andrea Parker - Touchin' Bass/Mo Wax Alpha 606 - Live - Interdimensional Transmissions - Miami Sync 24 - Live - Cultivated Electronics/Touchin Bass' Innume - Cultivated Electronics Steve Allman - Scand Room 2 Donor/Truss - Live - Synewave/Dumb-Unit/Dilek/Thema Jobody - Minus/Micropunto Jamie Curnock - Void Patrick Bolton - Void Tactile Soul - Rebel Intelligence £5 Before 11/£7 After Advance Tickets £5 - email@example.com Info: www.myspace.com/scandparty
Label: Interdimensional Transmissions, Touchin' Bass
Manager: Jeremy Davis
Bio: His innovation is in blending the varied history of Electro, 20th Century Avant Garde and his native Cuban influences. He creates a dense and colorful sound, melding advanced electronics with intricately played live hand drums.
His 2008 release "Electronica Afro-Cubano" on Interdimensional Tran...See Full Bio
“Highlights come when he allows ambient clouds to pass overhead (Endandered Cuban Crocodile") or subordinates the thwacking beat to burbling synth melodies as on "Engineered Flotation Device", with its aquatic vocal hinting at the dangerous boat journey for would-be defectors. Given the recent thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, it's an unexpectedly poignant release.”