≠ (not equal) is a new series of events at Berghain, which aims to situate the relationship between sound research, performance and narration in contemporary electronic music.
[audio:Andy Stott – passed me by.mp3]The focus is on both sonic experiments and on an ongoing exploration into the deep time of techno, so that with ≠ (not equal) , multi-disciplinary work and rich musical textures meet on media art.
Demdike Stare present at today’s kick-off their audio-visual live set with occult and dusty sound collages that are situated between oriental dub and ritualistic ambient techno while their visuals evoke memories of the heyday of the exploitation and horror cinema.
Emptyset | Awake
Along with them comes Andy Stott, explorer of a twisted and dense house music sound. Emptyset from Bristol present their heavy, tectonically-rhythmic industrial sound. They are supported by Joanie Lemercier, who is with his AntiVJ collective onre of the most important video artists of recent years.
The concert part of the evening will be opened by Tropic of Cancer, a duo from Los Angeles, which has dedicated itself to a misanthropic post-punk sound. All these performances are framed by DJ sets from Raim, Milton Bradley and Opium Hum.
Andy Stott | New Ground
Digital in Berlin highly recommended! We are giving away 2 x 2 tickets for the not equal night. Just send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with “≠ (not equal)” as the subject.
≠ (not equal) with Demdike Stare, Tropic of Cancer, Andy Stott and Emptyset
presented by Berghain and Digital in Berlin
Djs: Milton Bradley, Raime, Opium Hum
Friday, 11 November 2011 | 23:00 CET
Berghain | Am Wriezener Bahnhof | 10243 Berlin/Friedrichshain