[spectre] salonUSSR/Moskow Diskow #3 @ SugarFactory/March17
geert at desk.nl
Fri Mar 17 15:24:54 CET 2006
> From: salonUSSR <tips at salonUSSR.com>
> salonUSSR meets Moskow Diskow
> Friday, March 17, Sugar Factory, Lijnbaansgracht 238, Amsterdam,
> Evening program:
> DVD premi8re
> "RIGA-91" Flashback to the acid revolution in USSR
> 72 min. I.Ivanov, St Petersburg, 2005
> A bunch of acidhouse neophytes from St.Petersburg go to Riga (Latvia)
> with a shabby first model red "Zhiguli", where they meet a similar
> bunch from Moscow and throw a series of house parties for the locals,
> hungry for new ecstatic dance craze.
> A Hi8 video camera jumps from hand to hand, fixing moments of reality
> far gone to a faraway history by now. In 1991 Soviet Union fell apart,
> tanks were roaring on the streets of Moscow. But you don't see much of
> political turmoil of the time in the film. What you see is happy
> people dancing and having fun on the streets, on the beaches of Baltic
> Sea, in clubs, day and night. And the city, the people and the police
> respond to this in their own way...
> Riga-91 is a real time document of the Perestroika-driven Soviet
> Union, as seen through the eyes of idealistically motivated fun
> seeking party activists.
> The raw material was edited for the first time in 2005.
> New Composers (St.Petersburg)
> Valery Allakhov of a cult electronic music project New Composers from
> Russia, appears in Holland for the first time since the beginning of
> the nineties.
> The New Composers are Valera Alakhov and Igor Veritchev from St.
> Petersburg. 1983 they started to combine music, words and sounds by
> using the material of Soviet mass culture: radio, propaganda films and
> In 1989 the New Composers started to set up with their friends the
> first Russian techno rave parties in squatted buildings and later on
> in the Leningrad Planetarium. Valera and Igor have produced, since
> they started to collaborate with each other, many musical projects in
> and outside Russia; for example in Liverpool, Rotterdam and Helsinki.
> Their music combines easy listening, ambient, techno and drum'n'bass
> par excellence. New Composers are also known for the collaborations
> with the likes of Brian Eno and Pete Namlook.
> Valery will perform with Bob Stout, his long-time Dutch tovarish.
> See the legend of Russian electronics live in Sugar Factory!
> Night program
> Moskow Diskow # 3
> Here reality becomes fantasy!
> 23:00 - 05:00
> Live Exchpoptrue (Paris)
> Exchpoptrue is a French trio visiting Dance Music, from the dirty
> electro side to synthetic pop, from mutant Italian disco to absurd
> booty shit.2 gum-chewing bimbos singing with a useful concentrated
> laptopper, Exchpoptrue has already convinced the underground French
> dancefloor scene with some weird and theatrical glam shows.
> Based in Paris, EXCHPOPTRUE consists in Christian Bouyjou, Chlo9
> Fabre and Radha Valli, also all coming from the experimental Dance
> Company "La Mobile Boutique". Their live show includes 3 or 4 Go-Go
> Exchpoptrue have taken away from that experience a keen sense of
> representation peculiar to dance, performance, playful interaction and
> an off-the-wall interpretation of the material. Their moves,
> somewhere between grotesque, perverse, and steamily provocative, echo
> their heady electro music, whose inspiration waves between an 80s
> sound and Italian disco comically pushed to the extreme.
> Yet behind the artificiality, the flippancy and the flash lie biting
> texts that deal with our society as it stands, caught between
> hypochondria, paranoia and collective madness. Exchpoptrue pushes
> pleasure, excitement and the delights of entertainment to the very
> limit, and tips them over into decadence.
> Exchpoptrue is playing with the parody of the summer-hit, and
> finally can be played in the Rimini's mainstream dancefloors and in
> the same moment in the most underground scenes. Their fake hit
> «Discoteca» became 1st on the MTV Italia dance floor chart during the
> all summer 2003.
> Exchpoptrue is still working on the label Space Factory, with the
> great David Garretta, and also, since 2006, Exchpoptrue began
> collaboration with the Popcornlab.
> Monte La Rue (www.montelarue.com) plays a tribute set to Telex
> Goldfinger (KidNap)
> Dima Solomkine (Me Gusta)
> VJ Akla
> Entrance: 6 euro before 23:00
> 12 euro after 23:00
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