106 3rd Street North
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MEMOIRE (Jobot + Ian Lehman, Inner Space)
THE CLAPS (St Paul)
DJ FUCKSTORM (Uranus)
MECHANICAL HAND FOR A QUARTER STAR WARS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (Cantina Bland)
...with scifi themed video by 000000000001 and VISIONQUEST!
KARNAK presents an evening of science fiction, where the past meets the future... an evening filled with future synthpop and minimal wave music... board the Millennium Falcon for a journey beyond time as the sounds of analog synthesizers tickle your eardrums...
VIDEODROME: STAR WARS @ Karnak gallery
A word about our special guest, GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL / SUCTION RECORDS recording artist SOLVENT...
Solvent is Jason Amm, a robot music composer, analog synthesizer fetishist, and co-founder of the reknowned Suction Records label. Born in Zimbabwe in 1972, Solvent currently resides in a room full of machines in Toronto, Canada. Solvent has been releasing his unique brand of synthesizer-pop music since 1997, and is best known for his releases on Morr Music (2001's "Solvent City") and Ghostly International (2004's "Apples & Synthesizers", 2005's "Elevators & Oscillators"). Solvent has created his own unique version of electro-pop: too elegent and sincere for the electroclash set, too complex and contemporary to sound like it was recorded in 1981, and too seeped in the time-honoured traditions of melody, songwriting and hands-on synthesis to be lost in the overcrowded world of IDM. Along with some notable remixes including Soft Cell, Alter Ego, and Adult., Solvent has also contributed standout tracks to several influential electronica compilations in recent years, including "Putting The Morr Back In Morrissey" (Morr Music), "Disco Nouveau" (Ghostly International), and "Misery Loves Company" (Ersatz Audio). His songs have also been licensed to several hig
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