Impure Vehicle #1

Date

3 Feb 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Genre

Dance

Details

IMPURE VEHICLE #1

LIVE ELECTRONICS BY

KOICHI SHIMIZU (JP/TH)

GEORGE CHUA (SG)

EVAN TAN (SG)

HEADQUARTERS

66 BOAT QUAY

03.02.18

8–10.30

$15

PRESENTED BY UJIKAJI

HOSTED BY HEADQUARTERS

KOICHI SHIMIZU (JP/TH)

Bangkok based Japanese artist. After studying sound engineering in NYC, Shimizu moved to Bangkok for the first time in 1993. He finally decided to settle down there in 2003 and started his own record label and party called SO::ON Dry FLOWER, actively releasing albums of unique local artists and orgazing various scale concerts for artists from all over the world. Shimizu is also known as a music composer and sound designer for Thai film. He has won Best Composer Award at 2009's Dubai International Film Festival and “ Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Life” which he provided sound design won Palme d”Or at 2010's Cannes Film Festival.

After more than 10 years of his carrier, Shimizu finally released 1 st full album “Otolary” in 2015, start focusing on own music activity again. With his fully hardware set up, Shimizu has been performing live in several cities in South East Asia, Japan and Korea. And in 2016, he has toured Europe for the first time with Berlin based artist Inner8 also known as member of Techno duo Dadub. In 2016, he has contributed one track for debut compilation album by Korean underground collective Constant Value. And this January, he has released “Wholetone EP” from Berlin based new label HOLOTONE.

Since 2015, Shimizu has been touring several countries with Apichatpong Weerasethakul's theater work “Fever Room” as a sound designer.

Facebook Page : www.facebook.com/kshimizuofficial/

Soundcloud : soundcloud.com/kshimizu

Bandcamp : koichishimizu.bandcamp.com/

GEORGE CHUA (SG)

George Chua is an artist based in Singapore, active since the late nineties. He currently uses the modular synth as a live performance tool. To create electronic music with oblique shifts in sound and rhythm; genre boundaries remain unclear. As an investigator and explorer, he has no interest in developing a singular style. The physicality of the sound takes precedence in his performances.

EVAN TAN (SG)

Evan Tan is a sound designer for TV and film and has been involved in the local music scene with Opposition Party, The Padres and The Observatory. Since 2002, he has been active in laptop music and the sound art scene, exploring field recordings, digital noise, electro-acoustic and electronic music. He was also sound artist for various performances in The Singapore Arts Festival and the Singapore Biennale. He is currently exploring rhythm in electronic music.

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Venue

Headquarters by Council
66 Boat Quay
Level 2
Singapore 049854

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