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Konx-Om-Pax & Heatsick In London
The Quietus , October 29th, 2012 10:50

Warped dance and electronic music drives all-dayer at Stoke Newington's Waiting Room in December

Konx-Om-Pax, Planet Mu's resident producer of gorgeous noturnal electronic music and animator/director/visual artist, is set to play live on Saturday December 8th at Stoke Newington's Waiting Room. Following on from the release earlier this year of his debut album Regional Surrealism, he will be headlining the 'matinee' section of a two part show in the venue.

For that first section of the show, he will be joined by Lee Gamble, who has recently taken a markedly different direction from the experimental electronica he was previously associated with to release a pair of records through Bill Kouligas' excellent PAN label. Diversions 1994-1996 is a largely beatless affair collaged from old jungle cassette mixtapes, and Dutch Tvashar Plumes is more explicitly clubby, working in a murky techno idiom comparable at times to Andy Stott or Actress.

Later in the evening, the second part of the evening will be focused on off-kilter and out-there club music and headlined by another PAN signee, Heatsick. His sets, based around a Casio keyboard and effects, are loose, jammed-out and warmly psychedelic things, gradually immersing dancers in a vortex of interlaced organ lines and jarring them with sudden changes in mood. His three hour long 'Extended Play' show was one of the highlights of Unsound Festival last week (for our review, see here). For this show he's set to play for 90 minutes. For more information and tickets, click here.