Attic 61 – one more time

The night at Attic 61 last September was great and I have made posts about it already… but now the aftermovie is ready (see below)… it brings back the good energy of the night… and for those not there… now you can get idea of what you missed out on…

ADEV 2018 after

ADEV 2018 was absolute great this weekend. Last year we already had a great time playing records there… possibly this year was maybe even  more intense. We played the closing set this year… so partly in the dark… and a longer set as last year…

After starting with a “relaxed” acid track we built it up and up and up to more and more extreme sounds and beats and tempos… The video above is almost at the end of our set… and shot from somewhere in the crowd.

A huge thank you to ADEV for having us again!

Attic 61 – after

Last Saturday we were part of the exhibition/art fair by Attic61 in Amsterdam… the location was an old decompose physics laboratory… and we did our thingy in the old morgue… the place was totally trashed and dusty… power came from a generator… how old school would you like to get it?

So the feeling and vibe was instantly amazing… a setting like this is just perfect for rough and harsh sounds… I liked all live sets by Sololust, Garçon Taupe, Roberto Auser and Monocorpse. And I think the flow the night was rather good…

Before, in between and after the live acts Alacidus and I played some vinyls… a lot of dark beats… raging from rave to techno to elektro to acid… and I really loved the crowd digging the sounds so well and being so enthusiastic…  

Simply a great night… one to remember!

Photo by Roberto Auser

Attic 61

Next event we will be part of is Attic 61: Underground Art Fair. This event takes place at an old decompose physics laboratory below Mauritskade 61 in Amsterdam.

Entrance is free so there is no reason not to experience some performance art, spoken word, visual art and more… and the Enfant Terrible crew delivers live sets by Sololust, Garçon Taupe, Roberto Auser and Monocorpse. After the live performance the Enfant Terrible dj’s are present to spin some vinyls.

The doors open at 18h and the closing time is 01h… but maybe later…

The cool promo video below was done by Monocorpse.

Hex

From 2003 to 2008 I was involved with a parties series called Hex. These parties started after I had quite my involvement with the Gruis parties in Utrecht. The Hex nights found a home at OCCII in Amsterdam and had a focus in all things new wave and post-punk… from batcave to NDW to minimal electronics and often also beyond…

Many bands had their (Dutch) live debut there… or otherwise did a rare live show: Agent Side Grinder, Frustration, Schwefelgelb, Sixteens, Black Ice, Wermut, Echo West, Solitude FX, Hval Mus, It&My Computer, Cheveu, SaraLunden, Vanishing, Swann Danger, and so on…

Hex was quite legendary these days… people from Belgium, Germany and France came over just for the nights…  and still nowadays I sometimes come across people who still remember these parties…

Recently some footage popped up on Youtube so I ripped it for my private archive… but I also put it online on my Youtube channel and posted it below… just for old times sake and for melancholy moments when it seems that all good things lie in the past…