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Archive for September, 2009

Twin Kranes + David Holmes + Andy Votel

B-Music present Twin Kranes album launch with David Holmes + Andy Votel (DJ sets) – Fri 30th Oct, 11pm Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 €15 / 10 with a Grouper ticket stub from earlier show in Filmbase.
To celebrate the release of their debut album ‘Spektrum Theatre Snakes’ on Manchester’s Twisted Nerve [...]

DEAF CD 2009 available at launch next Friday Oct 2nd

DEAF in association with Culture Ireland have put together another 40-track double CD intended to showcase the best in new electronic music from Irish artists. We had over 400 submissions again this year from artists all over the country, the final selection includes new music from :
Sunken Foal, Seán Óg, Enda Bates, Legion Of Two, Rainfear, Ed Devane, [...]

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble play DEAF

ChoiceCuts present Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Honest Jons, USA)
Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Heralded as one of the best live shows in the world at the moment, the momentum gathering behind the [...]

Surgeon Exclusive DEAF mix

Surgeon has done an exclusive mix for this year’s DEAF, giving us a preview of what to expect when he performs at this year’s festival’ 
Check out the mix HERE
Surgeon plays DEAF on Saturday 24th October in Kennedys.

Modeselektor podcast

Gernot and Sebastian from Modeselektor crank up the bass on this week’s RA podcast:
As far as modern Berlin-based acts go, Modeselektor are an anomaly. While others may be content with forging a path down one particular aural avenue…..   CHECK  Modeselektor Podcast here
Modeselektor play DEAF on Friday 23rd Oct in the Button Factory.

Toshimaru Nakamura + Chip Shop Music

I + E present Toshimaru Nakamura (Japan), Chip Shop Music (Martin Kuchen, Erik Carlsson, Paul Vogel & David Lacey, Swe & Irl). 
The Ireland Institute, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.    8pm – €10           

Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board)
Toshimaru Nakamura has been producing electronic music on self-named “no-input mixing board,” after long unhappy [...]

Crash Ensemble present ‘Minimal’

Crash Ensemble present ‘Minimal’ MORE INFO HERE
Performing works by Steve Reich & Philip Glass, plus screening Philip Glass’s ‘Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance’ directed by Godfrey Reggio
Smock Alley Theatre, 8 Exchange St Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8
(Formerly known as SS Michael And John. The entrance is located on Lower Exchange Street -just off Parliament Street).
7.30pm                        €15 / [...]

DEAF Opening Party: SOAP & SKIN @ The Button Factory

DEAF Opening night
u:mack presents:
Soap & Skin
Plus Special Guest
Alexander Tucker (ATP Recordings)
Button Factory
Thursday Oct 22
Doors 7.30 (Early show)
Tickets €15 From Road, Sound Cellar, Spindizzy, City Discs & online at
For this year’s opening night DEAF has the honour of presenting the debut Irish performance of the wonderful Soap & Skin, aka eighteen year old [...]

D1 Recordings presents Naphta ’democracy. now’ album launch
Friday 23rd October
Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
7pm  – 9.30pm €10 [includes a free copy of the double-pack vinyl, plus complimentary beers]
Two years ago, Irish jungle/drum n bass pioneer Naphta delivered his blueprint for the sound that he’d represented through ten years as Bassbin’s original resident DJ. The album ‘Long Time [...]

u:mack present Warp @ DEAF

Plaid (Live Classics Set)
Clark (Live)
Tim Exile (Live)
Bibio (Laptop/ DJ)
DJ N>E>D (Overkill)
Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2           
8pm till late             Tickets €25 From Road, Sound Cellar, Spindizzy, City Discs & online at            
 The flagship event at this year’s DEAF is a Warp Records party curated by u:mack productions, where the cream of the label’s newest artists are joined by one [...]