DJ Andrew Weatherall (Rotters Golf Club, Warp)
Mr Mafro (Kinky Afro)
The Sleepless Crew (Dalriada, Subplate)
A fresh night of mutated rhythms
Dancehall is not so much a genre as a state of mind. At Bastard Dancehall will be presenting the fun yet twisted side of Jamaican inspired music from dub to techno, jungle to dubstep and some of the indefinable overlap grown in the conflict zone between traditional genres.
From Dennistoun to Dalston and Berlin to Bellshill - Bastard Dancehall will be as nomadic as the purveyors of dub infused electronic music that pepper the globe.
We will be seeding the modern yet mutant techno furrow ploughed by the likes of Basic Channel, Modeselektor, Deadbeat, Chris de Luca and Phon.o, Toddla T, Border Crossing, Poirier, Bass Clef, Burial, Falty DL, King Cannibal, The Bug, Sleepless Crew, Untold and on and on and on with sounds that are constantly evolving.
For the launch night we have recruited the man who knows possibly more about the recorded music history of the last 30 years: Sir Andrew Weatherall.
Applying his restless and relentlessly deep knowledge to every gig he plays Andrew is renowned for researching each and eve
Friday October 16th
11pm till 3am
20-28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow G2 6PH
0141 222 2254
Not two weeks after the conclusion of Kinky Afro at The Sub Club, a progressive night of music and live performances that became the Subbie’s longest running monthly residency (by some five years) - Mr Mafro is launching a new night continuing in the vein where Kinky Afro finished on its 10th Birthday.
It’s hard to leave it alone.