Monday, February 6th, 2017:
Maidenhead presents an experimental music showcase of local, regional, and international artists.
B°tong ( Basel, Switzerland), Oldine (Paris, France), Tamagawa (Etienne, France), Rat Babies (Athtens, Georgia) and local projects Grief Seed and Strange Ways at Red Door Records in Valdosta, GA.
Show starting at 6:00pm.
Bring a $5 donation for the touring acts.
B°TONG (from Basel) hostile soundscapes (Switzerland / Silken Tofu & Greytone)
Chris Sigdell is an experimental electronic musician. He developed a soft spot for early industrial textures and pioneering ambient soundscapes while cutting his teeth in cult industrial band NID (1995-2005). He builds an interesting body of work that moves in various directions at the same time. From dealings with ambient and isolationism on one hand and experimental music, ranging from the soft microsound end to the more engaging noise end, in a clever combination of idea
Since 2005 he has performed at more than 200 venues in Europe, Russia, Canada and the USA, and has appeared at various experimental and industrial festivals such as: Norberg Festivalen (S), Temple Of Silence (PL), PNEM (NL), Støy På Landet, Monsters Of Rot (IRL), Destroy All Artifacts (UK), Unser Industrie (DE), Ausklang (DE), Shift (CH), Lab30 (DE), Kildemose Festivalen (DK), Zeit Für Lärm (DE), Sinus Series (CH).
b°tong has released over 10 albums on labels like Drone Records (DE), Zoharum (PL), Attenuation Circuit (DE), Noecho Records (UK) and Gears Of Sand (USA). Nowadays he is signed to Greytone (“Hostile Environments” CD) and Silken Tofu (“Prostration Before Infinity” LP).
TAMAGAWA (from saint etienne) is a solo project influenced by krautrock, hyptonik blues and psychedelic musik.
He uses guitar and a delay-pedal.
Tours in Europe, USA, Canada...300 gigs to this day!
Lps, CDs and tapes on European and Brazilians labels
has released a split lp with cult RICHARD PINHAS from HELDON
(No Echo, Mayonnaise Records, Boom Boom Recorkz, Basses Fréquences...)
OLDINE (from Paris) creates a melancholic atmosphere
interfered by feedback, resonances and distorsion.
RAT BABIES (Athens GA, USA)
Two-piece doom / noise band:
Grief Seed (Valdosta, GA)
Local ambient duo of Alan Sifuentes and Josh Zorn.
Strange Ways (Valdosta, GA)
Solo experimental / noise project of Jordan Ganas.