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Editions Mego Host All Dayer In Bexhill
The Quietus , February 11th, 2013 10:04

Venerable noise/electronics label to host all-day event with the likes of Bruce Gilbert, Fennesz, Mark Fell and more

Photo by Kevin Westenberg

Peter Rehberg's long-running Editions Mego label have announced that they are to host an all-day event at Bexhill's De La Warr Pavilion on May 11th, featuring artists including Fennesz (pictured), Mark Fell, Kevin Drumm and more, report The Wire. The event arrives after a very busy 2012 for Mego and its plethora of sub-labels, which have included Fell's Sensate Focus abstract house projects, Stephen O'Malley's Ideologic Organ and Spectrum Spools.

Apparently Rehberg will be giving the event its own unique catalogue number in the Mego back catalogue - eMego170 - and will also be giving a CD compilation to ticket holders featuring exclusive tracks from all the artists playing.

One room will be based around live sets, and features quite the roster of names: Mark Fell (of SND fame), Mark Van Hoen as Locust, Kevin Drumm, Fennesz, Bill Roisz and Bruce Gilbert. In addition the other half of SND, Mat Steel, and Bill Kouligas (who runs the PAN label) will be DJing.

Meanwhile in the second room there will be performances of material from INA-GRM - the French musique concrete pioneers Groupe de recherches musicales - which Mego has recently been reissuing via its Recollection GRM imprint. It will feature performances of music by Luc Ferrari, Bernard Parmegiani and a new composition by Mego veteran Florian Hecker, alongside Robert Hampson and Kassel Jaeger.

This isn't the first time the iconic De La Warr Pavilion has been used to host an event of this kind. Last year, We Can Elude Control programmed an impressive and varied line-up of experimental and electronic music including the likes of Chris & Cosey, Helm, Russell Haswell, Ekoplekz, Nic Bullen and more.

More information and tickets will apparently soon be available at the De La Warr Pavilion's website - keep an eye out there for more details.