Decibel Festival 2017

Verenigde Staten

25 - 29 Sep 2013

3 volgelingen
33,935

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25 - 29 Sep 2013
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Verenigde Staten
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Dance / Electronic
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Resident Advisor

2017-05-22 23:13:09
Wishing a very special birthday to Detroit Techno legend and longtime Decibel Festival alum, Carl Craig. If you haven't checked out his new 'Versus' album, we highly recommended. Here's a preview of his live tour, which will be hitting Sónar Festival this June. If you're in the Los Angeles area on June 9th, but sure to check out Carl Craig with guest Raíz at UNION for the launch of Decibel Festival in LA. Tickets are available at For more if of Decibel Festival/Events visit us as: (dB Newsletter with exclusive content and giveaways) (dB Events, news, tickets)

Modular Synths Mimic Life In Suzanne Ciani & Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's 'Sunergy'

2017-05-18 14:54:56
Modular Synths Mimic Life In Suzanne Ciani & Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's 'Sunergy'
Tonight marks the return of [dB events] after a long hiatus. Join us in welcoming Buchla master Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith for a special LIVE A/V performance with local heroes Raica, Raj Makker and Jake Muir. There's only a few hours left to purchase tickets, we expect this show to be very sold so be sure to purchase in advance to avoid disappointment: . RSVP:

The Stranger

2017-05-17 15:54:27
The Stranger

dB Events return this spring w/ Carl Craig (LA), Matias Aguayo (LA), Actress (SEA), Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (SEA), Kyle Hall (SEA) + more TBA!

2017-05-16 17:47:05
dB Events return this spring w/ Carl Craig (LA), Matias Aguayo (LA), Actress (SEA), Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (SEA), Kyle Hall (SEA) + more TBA!
[dB Returns!] After a year long hiatus, Decibel Festival is returning this spring with dB Events in both Seattle, Washington and Los Angeles, California featuring Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith / Raica (5/18 - SEA), Kyle Hall (6/2 - SEA), Carl Craig / Raíz (6/9 - LA), Matias Aguayo / Pezzner (7/6 - LA), Actress (8/23 - SEA) and many more to be announced in the coming weeks! For more on these dB Events and to purchase tickets please visit: To subscribe to our email list (ticket giveaways, exclusive content, news) please visit: Follow us online at: (><) dB LOVES YOU! (><)

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - In The Studio

2017-05-15 21:38:17
Just a few days left to purchase tickets to see Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith perform live at Action Potential ft. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith. Be sure to purchase tickets in advance, we expect this show to be full. Tickets: .

Actress (live a/v) with guests as_dfs, Raica and Bardo:Basho

2017-05-12 18:56:53
Actress (live a/v) with guests as_dfs, Raica and Bardo:Basho
Wednesday, August 23rd Decibel and Action Potential present ACTRESS (live A/V) Werk Discs / Ninja Tune / Honest Jon's Records - London with special guests AS_DFS (live) RAICA (live) Further Records BARDO:BASHO (live) Elevator 9PM / 21+ Tickets available at Kremwerk 1809 Minor Ave #10, Seattle ABOUT ACTRESS Even when Darren Jordan Cunningham was just a kid, DAZ or DAZ AUTOMATIC, growing up in Wolverhampton, there was something about him which stood out. "When I was at school, I was always being creative,” he remembers. “I was a very good counterfeiter – good at copying pictures. I was able to perfectly recreate pictures. At school you’d have projects for the term and we were looking at Sikhism. I think I was about seven. I was asked to create this massive mural of Guru Nanak using different forms – using sequences, dipped painted cotton wool, Sikh fabrics.” He pauses as he thinks it through. “I ended up applying that to music. I create sketches, essentially like these fabrics, and I collage them together…once I see the picture it’s embellished further and the proceeds repeats.” If his first obsession was drawing, his first love was football. Indeed, if it wasn’t for a career-ending injury while a promising young player with West Bromwich Albion, football may well have remained his abiding obsession. Luckily for music, the injury caused a sudden change in direction. “I got some turntables and taught myself how to DJ, built up a small record collection and then started to DJ at student house parties in Wolverhampton.” A devotee of Detroit techno and particularly, Derrick May, Carl Craig and Kevin Saunderson, Cunningham had no real sense how far outside the mainstream he stood. Luckily he met Matthew Parsons, who not only knew what he was playing, but had a basic studio set up in his student digs. ‘Creating music was a bit of a black art,’ Cunningham remembers. “There was a curtain and I couldn’t see how it was made on the other side.” Parsons not only let him in and showed him the basics, when he went travelling he sold him all his kit for 200 quid. Soon after, Darren moved to London. The PFA (Professional Footballers Association) was running a grant programme for young players whose careers had been finished by injury and as a result, they funded his place on one of the first degree courses in Recording Arts. Which was when the partying started. “I was clean living before this point. Total fitness. I had periods where I didn’t make music at all as I didn’t have the money. I ended up buying synthesisers instead of paying tuition fees.” The result of this was a complete submersion in the dance subcultures of the capital city as well as a crash course in production. “I just got stuck in, from a practical, experimental viewpoint. Never used a metronome. That’s how my style developed.” The result of all this wasn’t just the birth of Actress but of Werkdiscs, originally a club night with some friends, which became a label in time for the first Actress release in 2004. The label went on to discover and release some of the most widely talked-about artists of the emerging bass generation, namely Lukid, Disrupt and Zomby. As well as running the label, Actress remixed Various Productions, wrote for the seminal techno imprint Soma Records, put out singles and EPs through Prime Numbers and Nonplus and released the 'Splazsh’ and 'R.I.P' albums on Honest Jons, the British independent record label jointly created and founded by Damon Albarn. He also travelled with Albarn to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to record ‘Kinshasa One Two,’ which was released by Warp in 2011. One of the preeminent and most singular voices in UK electronic music, since 2012 he has run his label in conjunction with Ninja Tune, releasing ‘Ghettoville’ in 2014, a record described as “inscrutable, unsettling and utterly unique” (Uncut). An epilogue poem written for the press release to Ghettoville led people to believe that Cunningham had retired. This in turn led him to conceptualize his new work as ‘Giving power back to identity.’ Now he returns with a new album and a new music system – “AZD” (pronounced “Azid”). An artist who has always preferred to make music than to talk about it, in “AZD” he has achieved another remarkable landmark, one which is as resistant to interpretation as it is demanding of it. In addition to his recorded work, Actress has been photographed by Wolfgang Tillmans, and the late celebrated photographer Lord Snowden. He has worked collaboratively on projects with White Cube artist Eddie Peake, Mehdi Lacoste, Dan Emmerson and Belgian visual artist Pierre Debusschere, as well as fronting campaigns for Fashion brands Acne and Cav Empt, during which he has performed sell out shows at The Barbican Center and Tate Modern London, Sonar Tokyo and Berghain Berlin. Cunningham is currently preparing a new live show, to be debuted at Convergence Village Underground on March 24th. Presented as AZD, Cunningham says it “will be a test frame for linking circuits using various forms of language — Midi globalised language, Lyrical language, Tikal Graffiti code and various other Synthesiser language — to create one intelligent musical instrument called AZD, if successful it will produce the first translucent, non-soluble communication sound pill synergised through impressionistic interpretations of technological equipment. This is the music vitamin of the Metropolis.” It’s an album which logically sums complexity with elegance, and diverts non logical linguistic tanks through the dispersion and subversion of ghetto gothic cut up technology. Described by Cunningham as “Non dance based civilian mind groove, mapped to an external soul beyond the collapsing black hole…Music is chaos R.I.P Music” ABOUT RAICA The cavernous and beautiful project of renowned DJ and Further Records headmaster Chloe Harris, Raica walks a fine line between lucid animation and blurred darkness. “Originally released as a tape in 2012, Dosemarked a difficult transition for Chloe Harris, the Seattle-based producer and co-head of Further Records. Before she made experimental synth music as Raica, Harris toured the world as a progressive house DJ and close associate of John Digweed, an artist who couldn’t be further removed from the music on Dose. Harris says the tape (now a record) was the sound of her trying to claw her way out of that world, or at least find a new one. Looking back on it now, Dose is a stunning document of vulnerability and volatile inspiration couched in seriously experimental, mind-bending music.” – Resident Advisor on Dose (2012)

Decibel Festival

2017-05-09 19:48:23
Decibel Festival
Friday June 9th, 2017 Decibel Festival x UNION present... Carl Craig Planet E - Detroit with very special guest Raíz Droid Behavior / Electric Deluxe / Historia y Violencia - Los Angeles 10PM / 21+ / Tickets available at Union Nightclub - Disco 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles Featuring Funktion-One Sound

Decibel Festival

2017-05-09 19:39:07
Decibel Festival
[dB Events] Excited to announce another Decibel Festival presents show for LA feat. Cómeme label boss Matias Aguayo, Seattle house-maven Pezzner and Dig Deeper LA co-founder/resident MASHA, July 6th at UNION. Limited number of early bird tickets are on sale now at Much more to come for both LA and Seattle. Stayed to the following channels for more info

Decibel Festival

2017-05-04 22:01:17
Decibel Festival
Friday June 9th, 2017 Decibel Festival x UNION present... Carl Craig Planet E - Detroit with very special guest Raíz Droid Behavior / Electric Deluxe / Historia y Violencia - Los Angeles 10PM / 21+ / Tickets available at Union Nightclub - Disco 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles Featuring Funktion-One Sound

Decibel Festival's cover photo

2017-05-04 22:01:04
Decibel Festival's cover photo
Friday June 9th, 2017 Decibel Festival x UNION present... Carl Craig Planet E - Detroit with very special guest Raíz Droid Behavior / Electric Deluxe / Historia y Violencia - Los Angeles 10PM / 21+ / Tickets available at Union Nightclub - Disco 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles Featuring Funktion-One Sound