Initiate – Gates launch event Sat 2nd Nov
Serving as a celebration for the launch of new albums from Abre Ojos, HAARK and Illuminoscillate. Joining the celebration is Monolith, Worng and Cleaninglady. The event will also feature a set from MC Cancer Makhluk who will also guide us through the afternoon and evening.
Hosted at the amazing Food Court Art Space from the balmy afternoon at 4pm through dusk and into the night when the visuals kick on and drag you further into the void.
Abre Ojos – Gates album launch
Haark – Individuation album launch
Illuminoscillate – Uniform Wall album launch
Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/events/447058818744247/
Illuminoscillate: After an extended gestation period, Illuminoscillate birthed a mutated audio/visual entity seated upon the outskirts, yet comfortably within the genres of dark industrial and ambient noise. Weaving a loom of lysergic, illicit undecurrents, bleeding from the plague ridden soils of lifes toxic sanctity of repetitive manifestation.. Beautiful and deeply-textured low-end drones, cavernous sounds like the blissful slumber in the belly of a B-52 Bomber. Illuminoscillate penetrates the consciousness, entertaining access to an elevated state of activated realisation, where structural foregrounds are bound to the degradation of decaying methodic execution, leaving only explicit deranged structures to beautify subliminal sensory fulfillment, and lead alongside oblivion.. Matched by morphing, kaleidoscopic visuals suggestive of ancient mysticism, somehow lost but seemingly still near the surface of modern life.
Uniform Wall CD: http://www.secretsofgiza.com/?p=53
HAARK: genre-defying post-grindcore glitch-metal epistemology, dedicated to exploring issues of belief, constructivism, relativism, and ethics, while cranking out killer riffs and really fucked noises.
Heart EP: http://secretsofgiza.bandcamp.com/album/heart
Abre Ojos: The Abre Ojos project creates audio-visual immersive experiences for meditation and exploration of the human spirit. Combining mesmerising visuals and audio, engaging the ears with a fusion of dark ambient/drone and traditional ritual drumming while soothing and challenging the eyes and mind with continual merging of mandalas with primal imagery and contemplative silence. A unification of sight and sound that opens a doorway to thought and self-reflection.
Gates CD/DVD: http://www.secretsofgiza.com/?p=101
WORNG: makes music with fingers, sequencers, synths, samplers and drum machines.
WORNG has released a couple of albums and a 7″, was featured on Sabbatical’s ‘Knife Culture: Buried Melbourne’ compilation, has remixed a bunch of awesome Melbourne peeps, composed and performed an original electronic score for Nosferatu and blown minds with live sets of zombie house.
Beardrock.com describes WORNG as “an immaculately monged, flangey bit of proto-acid house”
Googling WORNG is an enlightening experience.
Monolith: The solo project of Melbourne based artist and multi-instrumentalist Peter James. The Monolith project began in 2011 and with the first release ‘Spectres’ he set about exploring dense drones. Monolith’s music has shifted to a more rhythmic edge with stripped back mantric beat patterns and dark chords. With the latest offering KIPL110312 Monolith has moved into misty subterranean sound fields – the result ‘cold rhythmic catharsis’. Monolith’s work is primarily based around mesmerising industrial styled drones and sound cut ups overlayed with minimal rhythms to create dark and foreboding soundscapes. Primitive, minimalist, industrial bleakness. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Monolith/169469166474907