Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Sunday, 4 November 2012
Thursday, 12 July 2012
After the Dimensions Festival launch at Easter time, we decided to take a brief hiatus to collect ourselves before our Second Birthday party on 3rd June. From the end of January up until Easter we had worked our way through fortnightly shows, and the toll was quite a lot, on both myself and the crowd. The break gave us all time to recuperate and build towards our birthday, with a very special headliner who I have genuinely been trying to book for about 18 months. Finally, I got my man, and Julio Bashmore came to play, supported by Midland, Mele and James Rand,
So, to recap. Since the party we hosted with George Fitzgerald, a lot of things have happened...
Here is a selection of photographs from the night, courtesy of our ever-reliant photographer Matthew Ball...
Sunday, 11 March 2012
SPACE DIMENSION CONTROLLER
.. all night long...
Thursday 29th March
The Shipping Forecast
£7 advanced tickets available-
online at - http://www.skiddle.com/
physically in 3B Records, Slater Street
As Abandon Silence prepares to wind down for the exam season we have organised one final party down in The Hold with two of our favourite artists going back to back all night long. Blawan returns to Abandon Silence after being one of the stars of our Autumn season, in the time since then his track ‘Getting me Down’ was named Track of 2011 by Resident Advisor - an unbelievable feat for a song that was originally just a bootleg for gigs. Space Dimension Controller helped curate this line up and we cannot be more happy to host him for his Abandon Silence debut. His recent album Road to Tiraquon was one of the most critically acclaimed LPs of the year, coming out on the influential R & S record label. This is the first time ever that the two artist have gone back to back all night long, and after the huge success of the Night Slugs all night long party, we are ridiculously excited to go back in with the same format.
From the team behind Outlook festival comes Dimensions, taking place from September 6th – 9th 2012. Dimensions will take over the same abandoned fort used for Outlook (Fort Punta Christo) but will have a very different focus in styles of music. The Outlook festival is bass-related whilst Dimensions will highlight the deeper side of techno and house. Nearly 40 artists have been revealed so far, acts include: Theo Parrish and Moodymann, Kyle Hall, Surgeon, Marcel Dettman, Ben Klock, Floating Points, Levon Vincent Kassem Mosse, Space Dimension Controller and Motor City Drum Ensemble, Scuba, Blawan, Joy Orbison, Boddika, Shackleton and the full Hessle Audio crew. Much like Outlook the action will take place on both land and sea...
Wednesday, 1 February 2012
£6 advanced tickets available:
online from http://www.skiddle.com/events/11580216/
or physically at 3B records, Slater Street
Abandon Silence are proud to present a special double bill as two of the UK's hottest artists head to The Hold. 2011 was the year of Mosca, from his early releases to the inescapable Bax, played by artist as diverse as Seth Troxler, Skream and James Blake. To quote Fact, who placed the track at number 2 in their 2011 countdown; "Suave as you like, it blew up any dancefloor it came near and reminded us why we fell in love with UK club music in the first place." Supporting Mosca is the prodigious duo Disclosure, who bring their fresh and exciting live show to The Shipping Forecast. They spent the last couple of months of 2011 on tour as a part of the Annie Mac Presents... tour, being handpicked by the Radio One DJ herself. Despite their relative infancy, they have crafted a reputation as one of UK electronic music's 'next big things'. Support comes, as ever, from Abandon Silence residents Sertone, Bolts and Real.
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Abandon Silence presents Night Slugs... all night long
L VIS 1990 b2b BOK BOK (5 hour set)
Thursday 26th January 2012
The Shipping Forecast
£6 advanced tickets
Online at Skiddle ( http://www.skiddle.com/events/11574754/ )
Physically available at 3B Records, Slater Street
After an epic 2011 that included visits from James Blake, Joy Orbison, Ben UFO, Blawan, Sbtrkt and loads more, Abandon Silence move in to the new year with a record label takeover that has truly been over 18 months in the waiting.
Night Slugs has been one of the foremost labels in the UK Bass Music genre, with a catalogue of releases over the last 2 years to rival any other stable.
For this special night we are proud to welcome label bosses L Vis 1990 and Bok Bok to host proceedings all night long. An epic 5 hour set encompassing all areas of bass music, this promises to be one of the most memorable Abandon Silences to date.
L VIS 1990
L Vis 1990, real name James Connolly, had a huge 2011; a couple of single releases earlier in the year were followed by the hotly anticipated Neon Dream LP on Island Records. The album was one of the year's most acclaimed records, popping up on many of the 'End of year' lists. He will be making his Abandon Silence debut alongside his label mate...
Making his Liverpool debut with this unique show, we cannot express how happy we are to be hosting Bok Bok at The Shipping Forecast. His 2011 EP, Southside, came out in mid-2011 in a maelstrom of hype due to a number it's heavy tracklist featuring some of the producer's best ever work. Tracks like Silo Pass and Hyperpass ran the Spring and Summer playlists, encorporating the sounds of house, techno and grime to devastating effect.
With a calendar of further stellar guests to come, as well a huge 2nd Birthday bash in June, we cannot wait to share 2012 with you once again.