Apparat Live at Scala London

Apparat will be playing live at Scala, London tonight (25th July 2011)

Tickets are priced at £15 and are available from:
www.seetickets.com
www.ticketweb.co.uk

Doors: 7.30pm
Ghosting Season: 8.30pm – 9.15pm
DJ: 9.15pm – 9.45pm
Apparat: 9.45pm – 10.45pm
Curfew: 11pm

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A Short Circuit Thank You & Mute At Independent Label Market

First we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to Short Circuit Presents Mute. We hope you enjoyed the momentous occasion as much as we did! There’s some fantastic photos and videos already up on YouTube. We’re hoping to make some official photos and clips available very soon, so keep checking the Short Circuit blog or Facebook page.

Now that we have all just got over Short Circuit, it’s time for the next Mute event! We thought you might be interested in knowing that Mute will be taking part in the Independent Label Market in London  tomorrow (Saturday 21 May)

Mute at Independent Label Market, London

On Saturday 21 May Mute join a selection of Europe’s leading independent labels for a unique event in the heart of London’s Soho.

The event will take place on Berwick Street, where the heads of these labels will sell their wares directly to the customers, at that traditional goods exchange – a market stall.

We will be selling a unique and special selection of wares, including ‘QRcakes’ – Mute cupcakes complete with QR code to access music from across the roster, including brand new signings Big Deal, S.C.U.M, Josh T. Pearson, Apparat and Beth Jeans Houghton – plus Mute t-shirts, tote bags, badges, limited edition releases and the specially created Mute synth which debuted at Short Circuit presents Mute incident last weekend

Come down early for the tombola and your chance to win rare vinyl!

Find out more about the Independent Label Market: Berwick Street:

Independent Label Market blog

@IndieLabelMkt on Twitter

Independent Label Market on Facebook

Independent Label Market Event on Facebook

We hope you can make it!!

Short Circuit presents Mute on Twitter

Keep up to speed with all that is happening at Short Circuit presents Mute – follow us on twitter @MuteUK #MuteSC

SHORT CIRCUIT PRESENTS MUTE – SATURDAY RUNNING ORDER

—SHORT CIRCUIT PRESENTS MUTE RUNNING ORDER—

SATURDAY  14TH MAY

MAIN SPACE

 18.00 – 18.15 DJ DANNY BRIOTTET

18.15 –  19.00 LIVE LIARS

19.00 – 19.30 DJ DANNY BRIOTTET

19.30 –  20.30 LIVE THE RESIDENTS

20.30 – 20.50 DJ ANDY ‘FLETCH’ FLETCHER

20.50 – 21.50 LIVE ERASURE + SPECIAL GUESTS

21.50 – 22.20 DJ ANDY ‘FLETCH’ FLETCHER

22.20 –  23.00 LIVE LAIBACH

23.00 – 00.00 DJ MARTIN L. GORE

STUDIO THEATRE

19.10 – 19.40 LIVE MAPS + POLLY SCATTERGOOD

20.00 – 20.40 LIVE BIG DEAL

21.00 – 21.40 LIVE POPPY AND THE JEZEBELS

22.00 – 22.40 LIVE S.C.U.M.

23.00 – 23.40 LIVE JOSH T.  PEARSON PLAYS MUTE SONGS

THE HUB

12.00 – 14.00 SOUND HALO

14.00 –  14.40 DJ IRMIN SCHMIDT  AND KUMO PLAY THE SOUND OF CAN

14.40 – 15.00 LIVE LAND OBSERVATIONS (JAMES BROOKS)

15.00 – 15.30 DJ IRMIN SCHMIDT AND KUMO PLAY THE SOUND OF CAN

15.30 – 16.15 LIVE SIMON FISHER TURNER + MIRA  CALIX

16.15 – 16.45 DJ IRMIN SCHMIDT AND KUMO PLAY THE SOUND OF CAN

16.45 – 17.30 LIVE PETER GREGSON

TORQUILS BAR – HOSTED BY ANDREW KING

14.00- 14.30  LIVE BETH JEANS HOUGHTON

 15.00 – 15.30 SPECIAL GUEST

16.15 – 17.30 FLOOD DEMONSTRATES THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF RECORDING

 (17:45 – 18:15 DIRTY ELECTRONICS PERFORMANCE IN CIRCLE BAR)

THE BOARDROOM

 12.45– 13.45 ‘FAST FORWARD/PAUSE/REWIND’ – GARETH JONES TALK + Q&A

 14.30 – 15.30 ‘AN INTRODUCTION IN TO THE SCIENCE OF MASTERING’ – STEFAN BETKE (AKA POLE) TALK

16.00 – 17.15 – ‘DO YOU LOVE ME LIKE I LOVE YOU: THE BOATMAN’S CALL’- FILM DIRECTED BY IAIN AND JANE + Q&A HOSTED BY KRIS NEEDS

 17.45 –  19.10 ‘ON/OFF;MARK STEWART  FROM POP GROUP TO MAFFIA’ – FILM DIRECTED BY TONI SCHIFER


CIRCLE BAR

INSTALLATIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY:

 ‘FLIES, GUYS AND CHOIRS’

DIRTY ELECTRONICS WORKSHOP

FELIX’S MACHINES

MUTE SHOP

(17:45 – 18:15 DIRTY ELECTRONICS PERFORMANCE IN CIRCLE BAR)

GROUND FLOOR FOYER

SCHNEIDERS BEURO


RASTER-NOTON & MUTE SOUND HALO FOR SHORT CIRCUIT FESTIVAL

Short Circuit Electronic Music Festival returns with two days hosted by the influential label Mute. In a celebration of Mute’s unique culture this event will include performances from artists past, present and future plus installations, films, talks and more. The festival begins with an evening hosted by German label Raster-Noton, featuring the world premiere of a new collaborative piece by Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Linking the event is the Raster-Noton / Mute Sound Halo which consist of sound loops created by artists from both labels and will play overnight from 12 May to link the two events and will play in The HUB on Saturday from 12:00 until 13:45

Click Here to listen to Raster-Noton / Mute Sound Halo

The full list of contributors to the Raster-Noton / Mute Sound Halo is:: Alva Noto/Andy Bell/Anne-James Chaton/Atom TM/Balanescu Quartet/Bon Harris/Byetone/Carter Tutti/Coh/Cosey Fanni Tutti/Cyclo./Danny Briottet/Douglas J. McCarthy/Frank Bretschneider/Grischa LIchtenberger/James Brooks/Kumo/Kangding Ray/Maps/Mark Fell/Martin L. Gore/Mira Calix/Peter gregson/Pixel/Pole/Polly Scattergood/Pomassl/Richard Chartier/Richard H. Kirk/Robert Lippok/Ryuichi Sakamoto/Signal/Simon Fisher Turner

62 min 52 sec

Mixed on April 10th by Daniel Miller & Raster-Noton

SHORT CIRCUIT PRESENTS MUTE- FRIDAY RUNNING ORDER

—SHORT CIRCUIT PRESENTS MUTE FRIDAY 13TH MAY RUNNING ORDER—

MAIN SPACE

 18.00 – 19.30 DJ RICHARD WARREN

19.30 –  20.30 LIVE RECOIL

20.30 – 20.50 DJ RICHARD WARREN

20.50 –  21.40 LIVE NITZER EBB

21.40 – 22.40 DJ MOBY

22.40 – 00.00 DJ RICHIE HAWTIN

STUDIO THEATRE

19.00 – 19.30 LIVE KOMPUTER

20.35 – 21.20 LIVE BALANESCU QUARTET

21.50 – 22.30 LIVE CARTER TUTTI WITH NIK VOID

23.00 – 23.45 LIVE NON

00.00 – 01.00 LIVE RICHARD H. KIRK

01.00 – 02.00 LIVE POLE

02.00 – 03.00 LIVE T.RAUMSCHMIERE

MADE IN CAMDEN

 00.00 – 01.00 DJ DANIEL MILLER

01.00 – 02.00 DJ GUDRUN  GUT

02.00 – 03.00 DJ BARBARA PREISINGER

TORQUILS BAR

22.00 – 23.00 LIVE THOMAS FEHLMANN

23.00 – 00.00 LIVE THOMAS BRINKMANN

CIRCLE BAR

INSTALLATIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY:

 ‘FLIES, GUYS AND CHOIRS’

FELIX’S MACHINES

MUTE SHOP

GROUND FLOOR FOYER

SCHNEIDERS BEURO

Short Circuit Presents Mute Running Order

With Short Circuit presents Mute just a couple of days away, we are pleased to be able to reveal details of the festival running order.

See after the jump or Click here for full running order details or here to download a PDF programme containing full running order details

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Irmin Schmidt & Kumo Short Circuit presents Mute – Spotify Playlist

Continuing our series of playlists compiled by artists taking part in the Short Circuit presents Mute festival which takes place at The Roundhouse in London on May 13th & 14th, click the link below to listen to Irmin Schmidt & Kumo’s playlist:

http://open.spotify.com/user/short_circuit/playlist/70A2loiUQh50586uTu5Qwm

Track list:
1. Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin – MODUL 8_9
2. Igor Stravinsky – Ebony Concerto: I. Allegro moderato
3. Marianne Schuppe – Hô: I
4. Robert Schumann – Symphony No. 4 In D Minor, Op. 120
(Original Version, 1841): I. Andante Con Moto – Allegro Di Molto
5. El Shaddai – Haiti Vodou: 15
6. Africa HiTech – Blen
7. Battles – Tras 2
8. Burnt Friedman – Entsafter

Mark Stewart: Short Circuit presents Mute – Spotify Playlist

Continuing our series of playlists compiled by artists taking part in the Short Circuit presents Mute festival which takes place at The Roundhouse in London on May 13th & 14th, click the link below to listen to Mark Stewart’s playlist:

http://open.spotify.com/user/short_circuit/playlist/50oKM5LzlORcKXnsjsD3oe

Track List:

1. Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Fire
2. Laid Back – White Horse
3. Nero – Me & You – Original Mix
4. Strafe – Set it Off
5. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – Sebastian
6. Poly Styrene – Generation Indigo

Short Circuit presents Mute ‘Early Bird’ Prize Draw

Aside from all the amazing talks and workshops happening on Saturday, there’s another great reason to get to the Roundhouse early - EVERYONE who arrives before 1.30pm on Saturday will be entered into our PRIZE DRAW for the chance to win some exclusive prizes:

1st Prize – An EXCLUSIVE MUTE SYNTH (Images here)

2nd Prize – 1x Traktor Pro 2 Software (more info)

3rd Prize – 5x Mute@ Short Circuit gift collection.
(see all the Short Circuit presents Mute ‘Collectables’ below)

Listen out at 2pm on Saturday when Daniel Miller will announce the winners!