THE NIGHT & DAY SHOWCASE
Acid Marko is an electronic/jangle duo formed in Manchester consisting of Dave (synthesizers) and Fred (guitars). A sound of punchy drum machines, ominous and sharp guitars and sequenced analog synthesizers. Facebook
GRYDCKS & MTTRW Just a band Making music together in various guises since 1998, the duo of vwls mix merge artful post-rock and beat-centric electronica with an experimental pop sensibility. Or something. Live performances involve band-oriented instrumentation (guitar, bass, drums, vocals) with two Maschines and other electronic toys that are both sequenced and played live.
RACE TO THE SEA
Race to the Sea is back after a sabbatical which has seen a shift away from the acoustic guitar into a world of electronics and effected soundscapes.
Multi-instrumentalists Dan and Nick have locked themselves in a bedroom studio for many months crafting a sound which showcases eerie guitars, deep synths and electro loops. The songs have mystery and intimacy, using looped and layered instruments to take you from delicate to dramatic and everywhere in between.
10 O’CLOCK CHEMICAL
10 O’Clock Chemical are a new four-piece band from Stoke on Trent and Derbyshire. Describing their sound as “gritpop”, the band create spiky electronica with a bass and funk emulsion. The band has released 2 singles so far, ‘Babylon is Fallen’ and ‘We Are Digital’, with their debut EP planned in June on their own, appropriately named label GRITPOP.