Friday - 4.15.16
S.T.D. Presents | UNKLE SOUNDS
Heads up on STD’s next soundstraveganza with experimental legends UNKLE SOUNDS!
Formed in 1994, The original amalgamation of UNKLE consisted of musical alchemists and childhood friends James Lavelle and Tim Goldsworthy(future DFA records co-founder) adding psychedelic layers to a definitive trip hop melody. From there, the group reshuffled through several incarnations and “sounds,” each partnering Lavelle with a range of artists such as DJ Shadow, Richard File, Thom Yorke, The Scratch Perverts, Mike D (The Beastie Boys), DJ Krush to name a few.
But the impact of the group was never just confined to music. Through its history, Unkle and its label Mo’ Wax operated more like a multidisciplinary artistic community and visual collective. Manufacturing a vast body of work including art installations, toys, books, sneakers and clothing with collaborators such as Futura 2000, Ben Drury, Nigo, Will Bankhead (Trilogy Tapes). Not to mention some of the most iconic record sleeves of all time.
On April 15th, UNKLE SOUNDS will be bring their unique A/V show to Arkham hosting guest artists that have featured in their monstrous 20+ years discography. Do your eardrums a favour and make sure you don’t miss this rare performance.
LINE-UP: UNKLE SOUNDS, R3, ADO8, DONN, FADED GHOST
DATE: Friday, April 15th
VENUE: Arkham, 1 Wulumuqi Lu, Hengshan Lu
TICKET: 150RMB // 100RMB Presale