Frædag x Filter Musikk invites Ben Sims and Manoid LIVE

Ben Sims | Manoid LIVE | G-Ha & Olanskii

Brooding in the subterranean lair at the heart of Oslo, lies a dormant din. Alien electronic sounds evoked from transient analogue circuits pulses through the dance floor. Human bodies transmit the rumble of bass frequencies through organic matter in our intimate basement lodge. A funktion one stack delivers monstrous, pounding rhythms from a Techno stalwart’s record collection and burgeoning artist’s machines. Filter Musikk and Frædag hosts Ben Sims and Manoid Live in our basement with G-Ha & Olaskii presiding over the basement while Olefonken is in our

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Ben Sims

From the early formative days, Ben has earned his stripes spinning hip hop, house and rave on pirate radio, at parties around Essex and East London through the 90’s as an in demand DJ. Moving into the new millennium as a label boss, producer and internationally recognised techno legend in his own right, Ben Sims has spent all his conscious life exploring the many facets of underground dance music.

Throughout that time, the man has honed his reputation as a tight, energetic mixer who skilfully weaves together his own distinctive blend of tough funk and hardgrooves, often using three-deck wizardry and plenty of dexterity.

Be it at clubs like Fabric London, Atomic Jam, Berghain, Florida 135, or any number of festivals around the world, Sims sets are powerful, memorable, and unique, while constantly pushing the boundaries of a DJ set – utilising a mesmerizing blend of vinyl, CDs, and software.

Manoid

MANOID is young rising star in the field of electronica and Techno. He makes emotionally charged electronica and techno deeply affecting soundscapes built using a variety of approaches and instruments. Using a blend of field recording, synthesis and sound design he creates electronica that is both organic and mechanised, coming together in a unique way. It’s music best experienced in the physical and the present through his unique LIVE show.

Filter Musikk

A musical institution nestled in the heart of Oslo, Filter Musikk has long been a landmark for DJs and music enthusiasts in the Norwegian capital. From behind the counter, proprietor and Oslo DJ stalwart Roland Lifjell has cultivated a dedicated fan base around the shop with some of Oslo’s most prominent DJs and producers relying on the Filter Musikk for everything in electronic music, from records to equipment. Filter Musikk has garnered a cult status in the city and it’s about time that it extends its influence from beyond its doors.

 

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