now, thats a youtube moment

The second gig gets written up first: For Brighton live we took over the window of the clothes Shop juju in the North Laine as part of the Brighton Live promoters festival.

We set up _minimalVector inside the shop with a projector and his laptop for visuals, Tim and Soly kindly cleared the window and a rack of clothes inside.

Hot Roddy took first place and drew quite a crowd. He played a blinding set for about 40 minutes. Lee took a picture:


ANd we recorded an mp3:

hot_roddy-the_generation_game.mp3

Second in the space was Rashamon, hot foot from his show at Concorde2. Lee played a trademark set of hip hop inspired beats, beautiful washes and detailed psychedelia.

Heres the tail end of his set:
rashamon-Kelowna_Radio+Girl_ from_81.mp3

Last of all Terror Wogan let rip with the Atari stomp. crunching lo-fi 8bit ragga and electro.
terror_wogan-alien_mouse_dance.mp3

pleased to say, that a passer by did capture the moment for us and post it up to youtube. Thanks clubberholic. He’s also the source for the photo’s up on flickr – so double thanks.

Berlin Beat Club

Bugger London: the visuals by _minimalVector have added a vital piece to the Spirit of Gravity Jigsaw. Check out the picture of Harmonium A Hash Tables above.
Stare at it intently while listening to this piece of aquatic foolery.
Harmonium A Hash Table – Whaleslide
If you only know Steve from his minimal impact work, this may be a shock (Rhythm! Bass! Percussion!). So brace yourselves for a pleasant time.

Terror Wogan returned to The Spirit of Gravity for the first time in ages. Looking a bit better and with meaty chanteuse Sirloin Dion in tow for a feast of Ragga breaks, bent toys and 4o year old effects units. Nice.
Terror Wogan vs Sirloin Dion – Peak to beat

Unfortunately Faoi couldn’t make it.


So in the tradition of the earliest Spirit of Gravity nights, we finished with an improvised collaboration between minimal impact, Terror Wogan and Sirloin Dion. The recording is confused and confusing, droneful and giggly, Steve described the set to me as “Comedy Dronecore” and that seems fair enough.
minimal impact vs Terror Wogan and Sirloin Dion – duppy stalks norn village – seeks origins of sound

Again you can see a little of the visuals in this picture.

The January Show

Good sets from Terror Wogan (Atari console ragga n’gabba), Rashamon (crunchy hip hop breaks with electronic psyche and on this occsion live bass and lots of noise) and nwotdleM (pitch control cassette deck mayhem, daft stories and gabba breaks).

A picture of the Terror Wogan franchisee of the evening and an mp3 of “Cheese Eating Atari Nightmare pt II” is available here:

terror_wogan-atari_nightmare_ptII.mp3