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Klub V.E.B. II at The Others, July 2nd. FREE

LIVE

Sz. Berlin
(Extreme electronics from the Warsaw Pact)

www.virb.com/szberlin

Graan
(Granular synthesis meets ritualistic droning ambience)

www.graan.org.uk

DJ’s:

Codex Europa (Dark Electro Industrial)
Kriegslok (Power Electronics)
Floressas (Esoteric/ritual dark ambient)

Stage times:

2000 - 2030 - Codex Europa
2030 - 2100 - Floressas
2100 - 2145 - GRAAN
2145 - 2215 - Kriegslok
2215 - 2245 - Floressas
2245 - 2330 - SZ BERLIN
2330 - 0000 - Codex Europa

FREE

Thursday July 2nd, 20.00 – 00.00

Top Floor, 6 - 8 Manor Road,
Stoke Newington
London N16 5SA

Comments

Anonymous said…
Hello Alexei,
great blog!!
this is Andreas,remember me?
hope to go to the NSK conference in Berlin next year..
I got also a blogspace site, check it:
http://mutazioneurbana.blogspot.com/
Hope to talk soon to you.
Best
Andreas

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