The French techno stalwart returns to Chicago for a heralded live set at the Mid, alongside cohorts Benjamin Rippert and Scan X. We start the year off with a handful of events we’re supporting at the Mid which we hope to see you at, beginning with a live performance this Friday January 13th from none other than French techno visionaire LAURENT GARNIER. On the heels of 2011′s IT’S JUST MUSIK live DVD, the FComm labelhead is joined by fellow Parisian techno juggernauts Benjamin Rippert and Read more [...]
Longtime Perlon staple Sammy Dee returns to Chicago with his new label Ultrastrech in tow as he makes his debut appearance at the venerable SmartBar.
Immediately following the free opening concert at the Cultural Center, we invite you down to The Mid to continue the Avant_MUTEK Chicago celebrations featuring Denmark’s TRENTEMOLLER, NYC based multi-instrumentalist composer DORIT CHRYSLER, and rising Chicago producer DECIMAL.
04/21/11 – Avant_MUTEK: Chicago Kickoff with GEMMIFORM + THIERRY GAUTHIER @ the Chicago Cultural Center
The Avant_MUTEK: Chicago series kicks off with a FREE CONCERT at the Chicago Cultural Center’s PRESTON BRADLEY HALL, featuring the US premieres of two brand-new audiovisual works by respected Montreal artists GEMMIFORM FEATURING THE BANJO CONSORTIUM, and sound artist THIERRY GAUTHIER’s NORD/SUD project.
It’s hard to believe it’s been eight years since we booked Matthew Dear for his first solo gig in Chicago back in 2003, just after his first Jabberjaw single was released on Perlon. He had actually dj’d here as part of a couple Ghostly tours in 2001 and 2002, so we had hoped for a live performance, however Matt’s PA wasn’t tweaked to where he was performing it out on a regular basis.