[rumori] PLU News - last of 2001


From: Vicki Bennett (peoplelikeusATmistral.co.uk)
Date: Wed Nov 07 2001 - 04:40:08 PST


COMING UP...

PLU Live set at <http://www.futuresonic.com/>Futuresonic, Manchester
- 17 November 2001
live audio/video set at the Contact Theatre as part of Futuresonic<01>
13-18 November
Contact box office ++44 (0)161 274 0600
Piccadilly box office ++44 (0)161 832 1111
Festival hotline ++44 (0)161 953 4100

PLU Live set at the ICA, London - 24 November 2001
<http://www.ica.org.uk/performance/128796/>LAPTOPS LIVE
Kid606 Live
People Like Us Live
and Max Tundra DJ.
8pm til 1am
8, 7 concs, 6 for ICA members
ICA, The Mall, London SW1
Nearest Tube, Piccadilly/Charing Cross
Tickets: 020 7930 3647

 
<mailto:jonathanATvisualstress.demon.co.uk>NOISE+VISUALS in Brighton -
2 December 2001
People Like Us
Antenna Farm (Fat Cat)
Janek Schaefer (Fat Cat)
Disinformation (Ash International)
Semiconductor (Hot Air)
T:un[k] Systems
at the Hanbury Ballroom, 83 St Georges Rd, Kemptown, Brighton BN1 3LS
01273-605789 No.7 bus
5-10.30pm
more info: jonathanATvisualstress.demon.co.uk

 
<http://www.dysfunktional.net>DysFunkt!onal_Beats at 93ft East,
London - 6 December 2001
Luke Vibert
4Hero
Bedouin Ascent
Future Sound of London
Icarus
Apache 61
People Like Us
Kaffe Matthews
Blurt
Installation: Seedpod. Film: D-Fuse, Addictive TV, Squid Soup,
Oblique, Cinifeel.
DJs: Moon Palace, Kosmische.
150 Brick Lane, London E1 - nearest tube Aldgate East
8pm - 2am
8, 6 concs
Tickets: www.ticketweb.co.uk
contact infoATno-immortal.com for details

 
PLU DJ set at <http://www.dfuse.com/sprawl/>Sprawl, London - 13
December 2001
People Like Us Lee Grainge Bit Tonic si-cut.db Visuals: Waveform
Global Cafe, 15 Golden Square, Soho, London W1, tube: Piccadilly
0207 287 2242 4, concs 3 7.30pm - midnight
licensed for food, and alcohol free internet access
enquiries tel 0208 568 3145 e-mail: sprawlATbenfo.demon.co.uk

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DVD release that may be of interest:

'Hi-Fi Rise' - 'Sonic Cities From Another Timeline'
DVD Video/Rom
Available Online from November 2001 see DVD page
http://www.semiconductorfilms.org/root/dvd.html

This DVD debut by <mailto:remainzATyahoo.com>Semiconductor is one of
the first independently produced DVD
compilations of short films to be released. With 14 films, 8 by Semiconductor
themselves and 6 from guests artists, it sets the standard for future
alternative DVD releases. Set within a unique environment the films
can either be searched for individually, using your remote control,
or all played on loop infinitely. Semiconductor literally make films
out of sound and music, transforming it into a visual material to
compose landscapes and sound worlds. Their music can be described as
a contradiction where 'musique concrete' becomes simultaneously
hypnotic and violent, minimal and maximal. While many of their films
are processed based explorations of sound and the moving image others
explore animated fictional cities. 'Retropolis' takes you through an
imaginary London where all you see and hear is the electricity
passing through millions of flickering light bulbs or 'Linear' that
links the sub-atomic world of the 'String theory' to our own urban
landscapes through the vibrations of sound. Each of the guest
musicians has either produced a film of their own or collaborated
with a film maker. There is nothing MTV here, all of them come from a
very different place. Dat Politics work with Qubo Gas to produce an
insane pixel cut up, while People Like Us brings her 'plunderphonic'
music techniques to video. Others, such as Ian Helliwell, touch on
the infamous early abstract films or in the case of Amon Tobin's
'Slowly' (NinjaTune), Ben Rivers and Jeremy Butler create a delicate
world out of familiar products. Cities are further explored by
Process / Yvette Klein who take a trip through fragmented places and
moments while Top Hat Productions test out their specially prepared
pattern recognition glasses in public. Also on the disc is a DVD-Rom
section 'Earthquake Films' for PC and Mac where you can search
further for the moving image within a sonic landscape. Samples of
Semiconductor films can be seen on the website. Semiconductor is Ruth
Jarman and Joseph Gerhardt. Tel: (44) (0)1273 329477

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RADIO

Totally Radio 5 should be up and running in the next few days - a
compilation of PLU's favourite doo doo, pom pom and la la music, oh,
and the Follyfoot theme. Thanks to Brent and Les for keeping us
supplied. You'll need Windows Media Player to hear these, works on
both Mac and PC. For an archive of all PLU shows so far, go to
http://www.peoplelikeus.org/frontpage.htm

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