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Supersonic Festival

"The Supersonic festival at the Custard Factory was one of the most ambitious and eclectic I have ever had the pleasure of playing at in the UK. The only thing that I know of that compares would be Sonar in Barcelona for diversity, setting, presentation and sheer love of music."
Strictly Kev - DJ FOOD

A sonic/visual festival curated by Capsule 22ndJuly – 24th July

Supersonic festival is an eclectic and experimental playground, where new and emergent talent exhibit their skills alongside established and world-renowned practitioners. Whilst the focus is on experimental music, supersonic acts as an umbrella for creative practice in any media or art form. This year Surgeon and Regis, Kreepa Vs Black Galaxy (feat. Nicholas Bullen) and PIRATEHAIRWAVES have been commissioned to produce exclusive performance’s.

Thursday 22nd July
Q and Not U (Dischord). Bullet Union. Noise Noise Allore

Friday 23rd July
Capsule Vs the Legendary House of God
Neil Landstraumm (Tresor/Scandinavia Records -)
Luke Vibert (Rephlex/Warp/Ninja Tune)
Cylob (live Rephlex)
HOG RESIDENTS:: Sir Real . Paul Damage. Harvey Lane. DJ X
DJ Dick (Different Drummer). Dr.Lies . Capsule Girls

Saturday 24th July
3 stages with live sonic/visual performances from::
Senor Coconut + His Orchestra
Spektrum (Playhouse) . Zongamin (XL recording) . DJ Scud (Ambush)
Panacea (Position-Chrome -DE) . British Murder Boys (Surgeon + Regis) Chris Clark (Warp)
Christ . Panic DHH (UK/FIN -DHR) . Kreepa VS Black Galaxy . Ward (Static Caravan) . PCM . VD_Moth . Fast Lady (v/vm records) . Mike In Mono . Team Shadetek (US -Warp) .
Midaircondo (Sweden -Type) . Berg Sans Nipple (FR/US Prohibited ) . Pemalas (Experimental Seafood)
Piratehairwaves + DOTB + Esquilax Terrorbyte +Jade one (F*ckinghardtechno)
film programme:: 7 inch cinema
exhibitions by:: Beat13 . The Out Crowd . Sonic Arts Network
Otonashi & Meisai @ No Name . Prime Objective Lomo Show

record + food stalls . cake . VIVE CUERVO TEQUILLA cocktail bar

The Custard Factory, Gibb St, Birmingham . UK

FRIDAY £7 (advanced) SATURDAY £18 (advanced)

For Further info check

Last years festival had performances by Coil, The Bug, LCD Sound System, Pram, DJ Food and included a first appearance in over 10 years from ex - napalm death and scorn founder Nicholas Bullen in the form of Black Galaxy.

For further info contact:Lisa Meyer/Jenny Moore 0121 248 2252

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