Kaparte Promotions presents:
KAPARTE OXJAM 2016
A night of experimental and electronic music, avant-garde entertainment, visuals and more in aid of Oxfam
Madam + DISCONNECTS + Petri Huurinainen + Guy XY + Bird Radio
Special MISTERY guests: Bitter and Twisted
Visuals by Matt Lloyd
Djs: Richard O and Raf Mantelli (Raf and O)
Madam is a five-piece London based band, fronted by charismatic singer-songwriter and composer Sukie Smith. Madam create nocturnal, intricate-yet-cinematic soundscapes with a pop sensibility; songs that are at once confessional and a call to arms.
The band has amassed a loyal legion of fans at home and abroad, showcasing their smoky sound at intimate gigs and packed venues across Europe.
Madam just released their new album ‘Back to the Sea’ to critical acclaim.
DISCONNECTS is a musical and visual project based in South London. The debut album ’11:11’ was released in December 2014, with the follow-up ‘Under’ released in February 2016.
Live, DISCONNECTS is Ben McLees (audio)
and Adrian Giddings (visuals).
Guy XY is the songwriter moniker of London-based composer Guy Harries. Guy is involved in projects ranging from garage rock to chamber opera, from sound art to electro art pop to multimedia musicals. His songs combine electronica, deep vocals, dark wave and a touch of 1920s Berlin cabaret, with a nod to Marc Almond, Scott Walker and Bowie.
Bird Radio is multi-instrumentalist Mikey Kirkpatrick who performs and records original songs using vocals, guitars, flutes, loops, effects and a suitcase bass drum.
Bird Radio draws from primordial folk, blues and ritualistic sound to create powerful songs that combine the ancient art of storytelling with rousing and hypnotic beats and rhythms. Bird Radio has performed at over 100 venues, nationally and internationally, including Union Chapel, Cecil Sharp House, Café Oto, Purcell Room, Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Britain.
Petri Huurinainen is a Finnish artist and musician currently living in London. He works predominantly with drawings and live-based sound performances.
Throughout the years he has sonically developed his personal vocabulary where music is literally constructed from the instrument itself, by scratching and hitting, abusing and stretching its’ limits. In live performance, this idiosyncratic approach to the instrument, collides with random sampling and incidental loops, that pays homage to Musique- Concrete, resulting complex, often furious rhythms, textures and melodies. In 2016 he released a studio album ‘Exile Nothing’.