Fri, 29 May 2015
Denton is Burning in conjunction with TechnoSports Intl Present:
TRAXX : Nation (Chicago)
Alienata : Nation (Valencia/Berlin)
Convextion / ERP : Frustrated Funk (Dallas)
R9 : Down Low (Dallas)
21+ : $3 before 10pm - $5 after
Minors (18+) - $8
In an age of digital perfection Traxx is analog; when he DJs he plays vinyl and when he's in the studio he uses hardware. His sound recalls the past but pushes for the future with an overtly emotional and experimental approach. In addition to releasing music for other imprints Traxx also started his own label Nation in April of 2007 which has allowed him to develop and recontextualize the various aspects of his sound.
But it is perhaps on his many mysterious 12"s that Traxx has set the ground work for this his first solo album in the last five years where there's been a constant stream of them burning up dance floors with their wild new jakbeat sound recently releasing an 'Adjustment Production' for Gavin Russom of DFA's LCD Soundsystem for a sombre tingling cosmic, deep disco brilliance concept and also releasing with another New York label Rong Records adding the quite excellent Mutant Beat Dance to their roster with this excellent release Another World/New News Is Old News to releasing a stunning solo-project on MOS Deep Under The Poetic Painter M pseudonym, with a frenetic yet hypnotizing house track that echoes memories of downpitched Newbeat material and the hooky coldness of new wave.
"Traxx is possibly my favorite DJ in the world. And while many DJs can't successfully execute their ideals in their own productions, his music is exactly the kind of amazing stuff that he would spin. His overwhelming passion for great music comes through in his production. The pinnacle of his art, whether he is DJing or producing, is his ability to seize the moment and make crucial changes only when they are necessary. His art is not just a 'back to basics' approach, but a refinement of styles that have been abandoned for music with slick transitions and needless ornamentation. This is Jakbeat in its rawest form." Tadd Mullinix aka James T Cotton, Dabrye, Saturn V, 2AMFM, X2
It all started in 2000 and since then this mysterious ladylike lifeform has dedicated herself to learning & analyzing sound in all of its forms: Obsessive Analogy, Microloops coming from any source (even including fridge's plug),Dub, Dark Disco, IDM, endless Miles Davis songs, Jakbeat, Analogic Textures, Sexual Dark Experimental Hybrids,Cosmic rhythm and beautiful Aquatic Dark Electro tracks.
In this small biography you'll read about some of unforgettable moments this lady went through in her life: those timid and young sets at Ocio (Murcia) and many other city clubs in Spain while touching down on uncountable raves and nights across northern Italy - having first contact with german scene through the homoelektrik group in Berlin and Leipzig, Moss club (Murcia), Fusion Festival (Lärz)...
In 2006 she collaborated with the Overflow Collective that was not only involved in parties but in theatre and music workshops dealing with technology. She became a part of Montreal's electronic scene and Mutek festival.
She lived during 2007 as resident deejay at Laïka venue and participating in different clubbing events, like Piknik Electronik, sharing billed events with many famous European and North American artists.
Once back in Spain (Valencia), she took up her career again as part of the Overflow team, where she began showing her exquisite and authentic musical selection through plenty of clubs around the country and also abroad. In 2008 Alienata was also responsible for musical direction of Overflow records label, where she was able to expand her musical taste.
In late 2011 she decided to move to Berlin.
She is currently working for Nation - the label of Traxx where she is preparing her first productions to be released in the late sping early summer of 2012.
- 02 / #180146
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