I got some totally amazing random news today. I’ve been asked to DJ before Fever Ray’s set in the Dance Arena on the Sunday at Oxegen!
MENTAL! Should be a great opportunity to drop some atmospheric dubstep and electronic music prior to the set. For all those wondering, the reason she is playing in the shed is because her elaborate stage setup and show requires complete darkness. Plus, it’s got major lasers.
To segue nicely into the comp, Hudson Mohawke is also playing the Dance Arena on the Sunday but before that he plays this Saturday in the Twisted Pepper along with Mike Slott and special guest DJ Mamiko Motto (Kindred Spirits) and I’ve got two double passes to giveaway.
All you have to do is keep it childish and post your favourite animated GIF in the comments. The best two win tickets. A track for listening from the excellent Polyfolk Dance EP is in the read more. Choice Cuts are also running a Horace Andy/Ashley Beedle remix competition where the winner gets a release on the 7″. More inrfo here.
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