Booka Shade headline 100 years of electronic music events April 1914-2014
Booka Shade are to headline Noise of Art’s month of shows celebrating 100 years since the first electronic music concert in April 1914.
Throughout April Noise of Art will celebrate of 100 years since Luigi Russolo played his debut concert using his prototype synthesisers. The month of events will culminate with special performance by leading live German electronic act, Booka Shade, at The Convergence Festival, Village Underground, on Friday 25 April.
With the full line-up yet to be announced, the first batch of tickets have already sold out and the second issue tickets are now sale (click here).
April marks 100 years since the first electronic music concert in April 1914. Noise of Art is celebrating the occasion with a month of events and the 2014 London debut of Booka Shade’s new live set. The Berlin based electronic act are playing the flagship night of Noise of Art’s centenary events, acknowledging Germany’s role in the history of electronic music. Their new show is based on Booka Shade’s critically praised fifth album, Eve – itself recorded using vintage synthesisers.
With more acts to be announced, the events mark 100 years since Luigi Russolo, author of “Manifesto For An Art of Noises”, unveiled his prototype synthesisers in April 1914.
“Stratospherically successful production duo… making immaculate, tactile house music.” (NME)
“Booka Shade’s fixation with lighting up the brain’s pleasure circuits is… irresistible” (The Guardian)