Plaid @ Gretchen Berlin | Friday, 30.05.2014

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Surely the greatest comeback in electronica history since their Warp labelmates Boards of Canada’s return last year; 2014 is the year of Plaid. The London based duo Andy Turner & Ed Handley have recently come out of retirement with the announcement of their brand new album Reachy Prints.

Plaid | Dang Spot

Plaid is a British electronic music duo from London, composed of Andy Turner and Ed Handley. They were founding members of The Black Dog and used many other names, such as Atypic (Andy Turner) and Balil (Ed Handley), before settling on Plaid. They have collaborated with female singers Mara Carlyle, Nicolette and Björk, and have released records on the labels Clear, Peacefrog, Black Dog Productions, and Warp Records (along with Trent Reznor’s label Nothing Records).

Plaid | Talk To Us

Aside from their own material, Plaid have done extensive remix work for many other artists, including Red Snapper, Björk, Goldfrapp, and The Irresistible Force. Parts in the Post (2003) contains just a handful of Plaid’s remix work to date.Plaid collaborated with video artist Bob Jaroc for their live performances and on the 5.1 audio/visual project entitled Greedy Baby. The project was completed on 20 July 2005, and was first shown at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in the South Bank Centre, and subsequently at the BFI Imax cinema in Waterloo, London.

Plaid | The Launching of Big Face

Greedy Baby was released on DVD from Warp Records on 26 June 2006.In 2006, Plaid composed and performed the original score to Michael Arias’ anime film Tekkonkinkreet, and then went on to rejoin Arias for his second feature, Heaven’s Door, as well as two of his subsequent short films. In 2009, they contributed a cover of a Plone song to the Warp20 (Recreated) compilation.

Plaid LIVE

Friday, 30 May 2014 | 23:30 CET
Gretchen | Obentrautstr. 19-21 | 10963 Berlin/Kreuzberg

warp.netplaid.co.uk/ | gretchen-club.de

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