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STAZMA the JUNGLECHRIST, END.USER, 0=0, BASECK, DEV/NULL, SIR VIXX, DIGIT216, LOS INTERRUPTORES DUROS [DJ HOW HARD & DJ 5WITCH HITTER]
Calling all party monsters, gate crashers, & club killers! It's a BARCORE takeover at the world famous Knitting Factory in Brooklyn! You heard it right! We're bringing the thunder like New York City has never even heard! This is going to be one special night of live mind bending audio insanity that will be remembered for years to come! We're bringing some of the best in the underground for the MEGATON MAYHEM in March, so amp up the crew and get ready to get rowdy!
w/ live performances from:
STAZMA THE JUNGLECHRIST
***1ST NYC APPEARANCE***
Peace Off Records | Structural Damage
Ultra rudeboy business will be dealt as this disciple of devastation descends on Brooklyn, it's Stazma the Junglechrist! The unstoppable mighty machine of brain blasting bass and micro edited broken beat hysteria! Stazma has been lighting dancefloors everywhere a flame with his endless production of bombastic baselines, heart pounding drum work, and absolutely insane live show. Whether it's a heavy dub workout, twisted glitch-hop, or a frenzied blast of breakcore mayhem, Stazma is pushing limits that have to be witnessed to be believed! A serious audiophile on the assault, Stazma has been blasting listeners with a heavy dose of heart pumping party rocking beats every time he takes the stage. Putting out some absolutely killer releases on the notorious Peace Off label, Stazma has been destroying audiences everywhere he goes! Playing at some of the best events and festivals worldwide, he's now coming to NYC for the first time ever! Help us give him a big Barcore welcome as he tears the roof off at the Knitting Factory!
Ad Noiseam | Ohm Resistance | Outbreak
Like a soundtrack that could level buildings, Enduser has become one of the most widely recognized names for delivering a towering exhibition of beautifully haunting drum n bass, heavy glitched out dub, and nasty mashed up tough as nails breakcore! A true master of production, Enduser has spent the better part of the last decade putting out some of the most highly acclaimed music and consistently throwing down savage jaw dropping live sets. He's worked with a veritable who's who of well known artists, just to name a few: The Bug, Panacea, DJ Hidden, Counterstrike, Bong Ra, Silent Killer & Breaker, and he also works on the Blood of Heros project with Submerged, Dr. Isreal, Bill Laswell, Justin Broadrick of Godflesh, KJ Sawka and so many more. Unstoppable in his production efforts and live performances, there is a reason this juggernaut has been invited to play all over the world. And now he's coming back to Barcore to throw down some fresh speaker wreckage that will shake the heavens, so don't miss this master of mayhem in action!
Planet Mu | Mashed up | Synaptic Plastic
One of Canada's best kept secrets, the illusive atom smashing 0=0 is coming to NYC to throw down one of the most mind melting live performances! A long time innovator of unhinged glitch riddled broken beat mangling, sharp micro edited IDM, and drum n bass, 0=0's material takes audiences by storm with a frenzied multi-riddim-morphing ride every time! A part of the world renowned Planet Mu roster, 0=0 brings A class production and sound design to his sonic arsenal, which leaps forwards, skips back, and returns to surprise you every time. And with a live set that pushes bass and beats far beyond syncopation, 0=0 brings about a neojunglist approach to live performance that will have everyones heads spinning! This reclusive pirate of panasonic pandemonium has rarely played live, so we are in for a real twisted treat as this rude style tactician is ready to melt faces!
[Los Angeles, CA]
So Simple | Darkmatter | Sub-Conscious Communication
LA's notorious gameboy thrashin and turntable banging gangsta of 8bit bass banging badness, is coming back to NYC! Since age 13, Baseck has been scratching and mixing records, which he developed into a unique, ultra fast, yet precise style where he would cutup about 25-30 songs per hour, smashing through an assortment of of genres including, but never limited to hip, hop, metal, dubstep, drum n bass, breakcore, acid techno, chiptune, gabber, and so much more. He's been known for creating song structures with a bootleg music sequencer for the gameboy [LSDJ], then layering rhythms and noise, with other various records and scratch weapons. Baseck is a genuine DIY electronic artist and his live sets are where his talents are truly showcased. Come check this maniac in action as he consistently stuns crowds with this virtuoso turntablism, banging out beats on a $1 drum machine, or physically manipulating his voice to sound like he was born with an effects processor in his throat, and all the while rocking out banging beats, badass bass, & gorgeous melodies written on his gameboy!
Cock Rock Disco | Vermin Street
Boston's neopunk of laser thrashed breakcore and wicked digital grindstep is back again to burn Brooklyn down! Dev/Null's music is a mesmerizing mangling of rhythms that don't let you breath, but keep you teetering on wanting more as it's fast paced savagery races even faster and faster, drawing you into a hyper explosion of brilliant body blasting beats. With an extremely distinct style and approach to beat making, and an unforgettable live performance, Dev/Null has always delivered an instant soul shattering experience that will blast minds apart. An almost psychedelic blending of shuttering breaks and snippets of sharp idm elements, Dev/Null's music has given him the chance to travel around the world and secured his place amongst some of the best lineups in the underground. Get ready to rock as this rampaging beast blows it up at Barcore!
Pandead Records | Sociopath Recordings
Exposed to hard electronic music since a young age, and a DJ since'94, thrash punk vocalist/guitarist since 97-98, and now back with his band Asinine. Sir Vixx has opened for acts such as My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Delta 9, Lenny Dee, Doormouse, Sluthamchine, Sickboy, Droon, and countless other. He has served his time in many different scenes throughout the years ranging from industrial, to rave, to punk. A dedicated diehard of headbanging beats and pulse driving bass, Sir Vixx has been making quite a name for himself with a lot of independently released material and support from net labels worldwide. Recently working on some new rage inducing material which will is set to be released on some very well known domestic and international labels, there is no stopping this digital deviant and his sinister sound. Get ready for some straight up, mother-fucking hardcore!
[New York, NY]
Barcore | Immigrant Breast Nest | Rancorous Records
New York City's king of calamitous intent is ready to slay all at the Knitting Factory with his unique style of mechanized multicore mayhem! In recent years Digit216 has been hard at work destroying audiences all over Europe, the U.S., and Canada. With an explosive live performance that blends ominous glitch-hop, hard hitting metal infused breakcore and brain blasting industrialized hardcore, Digit216's intensity can be seen as an exercise in extremes. As an integral member of the Barcore crew, Digit216 has been pushing experimental live electronics in New York City for years and still continues to drive audiences into a frenzy everywhere he goes. With an unmatched fury that pushes the party hard, there is no mistaking when Digit216 is at work. Catch this metal mashing maniac as he melts down the minds of all in attendance!
plus a special tag team DJ set from:
LOS INTERRUPTORES DUROS [aka DJ HOW HARD & DJ 5WITCH HITTER]
Hard Kryptic Records | Disturbance Unit Productions
"Los Interruptores Duros" - Loosely translated: it stands for the high speed, low frequency bass kickers. The genre jumping and crowd pumping lineup of industrialized hardcore mayhem. This newly joined force of DJ's How Hard and 5witch Hitter, bring together the harder styles of electronic music. Individually, each have been top billed DJ's and internationally released artists. How Hard: a staple in the Hardcore Techno scene for many years, capturing the ears and corrupting the minds of it's party goers. .5witcH.HitteR.: a wicked example of what the Industiral Noise scene is capable of, meshing the hardest style and not limited to one scene or sound, the duo combines styles from the thrashing and pounding of Powernoise to the mosh-inducing fury of Hardcore Techno while continually incorporating any sound necessary to create chaos on the dancefloor. How Hard and .5itcH.HitteR. A Hard Switch from the Average DJ. Entonces, si quieres una mescla de la musica mas alta en velocidad y duro en su bajo, pues, necesitas una noche con Los Interruptores Duros! Va a ser peligroso! Estas Listo?!
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