Friday the 13th of July 8 til 1130/ midnight. FREE ENTRY
OFFWORLD goes off-grid! SHTF is a multi-media arts event inspired by the
curious subculture of ‘Preppers’ and ideas of a dystopian future where
humans will have to adapt to survive. SHTF will explore current affairs
reflecting the fragility of civilisation blended with apocalyptic
visions of the future.
The line-up is:
SMOKE AND MIRRORS performing improvised projections on 3 screens with
visuals choreographed live to a DJed soundscape incorporating
Experimental Electronic, House and Techno.
DJ SMOOTHGROOVE, whose career began in the ’80s at the outset of Detroit
Techno and took off in the European underground scene via the Offworld
sound system tour of the freshly liberated Eastern Block of former
Soviet states- Bassmental ’91. Smoothgroove helped develop the early
Techno scene in Berlin performing and liaising with visiting Detroit
artists and producers (inc’ Underground Resistance) as well as
representing several UK labels and artists e.g. Kick’in Records. He
shared a residency at Amsterdam’s Radio 100- the Offworld Show with DJ
Marijke which he brought to Ipswich Community Radio where he continues
broadcasting new music to this day).
WROL; a long time fan and collector of electronic music and originator
of the SHTF concept. Tonight will be his DJ debut. Expect to hear dark
and intense Techno!
BEARD FX will provide lighting effects in co-ordination with the above
Apocalypse themed fancy-dress is optional