|Posted by SLICE events on April 17, 2012 at 3:20 AM||comments (1)|
Slice presents: Mutombo
Let your self go, disconnect your mind and get in touch with your primal soul. For it will soon be time to dance to the sound of drums.
Slice Events is here again to bring you "Mutombo" a tribal techno gathering of some of Melbourne's most talented artists. Live acts and Dj's brought together who are destined to light up your cerebellum and get your pulse's racing. Spread the word. Come join the tribe!
Featuring the likes of:
Punkz on Junk
Music from 10pm till close
@ My Aeon 791 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC
|Posted by SLICE events on November 6, 2011 at 3:50 AM||comments (0)|
It's Slice time again! After a brief period of hibernation, we're back with another eclectic night of original psychedelic trance from across Australia.
Friday, 18th of November 2011
My Aeon, 791 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Doors open 10pm sharp
|Posted by SLICE events on August 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM||comments (0)|
Luke Burns, a.k.a S.E.T.H/Sinister Sequence, label owner of Fish 'n Trips Records, recently took the time to answer a few questions for us. Here goes:
-For those who are unfamiliar with the label, how did Fish 'n Trips Records find its' origins?
Fish 'n Trips was spawned from online communication with other producers via the internet. In 2009 my focus was on the Sinister Sequence project and at the time I got talking with Ben Atomgrinder; we shared a lot of music together on a now defunct forum called GZP or ground zero projects. The whole aim of the website was to earn points for listening to other peoples music, commenting on it and uploading your own music. Essentially the site was about community and finding other similar artists to share with.
At the time I was also shopping both S.E.T.H and Sinister Sequence music to other labels with very little success. I found most labels to be really Niche in their sounds, often citing style as a reason for not being included. It seemed most psy labels had a narrow-minded agenda of sounds but I also appreciated the notion that many labels' success is born from this technique of selection. This type of approach is what made labels like Zenon, Timecode or Noise Poison. While these are all top quality labels they also all have a particular style you can more or less rely on.
You cant rely on Us though
We are people with psychedelics... We can sometimes let you down. That's the origin, more or less. Fish 'n Trips emerged from an online community of people who stuck together, promoted each other, listened to each other and enjoyed psychedelic culture.
One day it just dawned on me to pull all the stuff i liked online together into one "product", give it a funky name then get on with the business side of releasing it.
-What does the future hold for FnT?
I lost my psychic abilities during my insitutionalized dances with olanzapine and risperedone. Sorry i can no longer tell you what the future holds
-Your first experience with psytrance?
Earthdance 2000, South of Sydney on some river, on some acid, off my face. Time of my life I'd never forgot if only i could remember!!!
-The best advice you can share on operating a successful label?
Ask someone who owns a successful label,or ask me again in 2019. If I can sustain this for ten years, then I'll call it a success!!!
Probably the best advice i can offer to other aspiring label owners like myself who aren't let down by my initial answer is to be genuine, humble and open ended. For me the label was always more about supporting artists then it was promoting the best artists in the world. They didn't need my help, I can concede that FNT's music isnt the best in the world right now, but who knows, many of the crew are beggining to create some really good opportunities for themselves.
Fish 'n Trips is a vehicle for opportunity rather than a final destination or pinnacle of success so people are attracted to that, it feels attainable, holistic and sustainable. While we might have all started as other label's rejects, nearly the whole crew are now sought after by other labels too; This is only strengthing the Fish 'n Trips resolve to keep going.
-What albums/tracks are on highest rotation at FnT HQ at the moment?
I'm loving SPUNJE, TRON SEPIA, BOOM NASHA, FUNKADELICASY, SATORI, ATOMGRINDER, DAUTRON, as well as a lot of fast, hi tech stuff. Slightly above 150 bpm and the name "hi tech" says it all. I also cant go past artists like Furious or Terrornoize. Just really futuristic sounds and productions this world is lucky to be able to listen to. Thank science for audio metaphysics 'cos without it, this music from another dimension would never get here!!!
Headquaters very rarely communicates with me though, especially since they dropped me on this alien air breathing planet, so Im not sure what they are listening to. My computer says since my insertion the most played tracks in the fishy solar system are....
S.E.T.H - My Bleeding Mortality
S.E.T.H vs Hedonix - Thought Loops
S.E.T.H vs Paul Kearney - Harmonium
S.E.T.H - Opposed chaoss (pre master)
S.E.T.H -Intimate vibrations (stunner mix)
But this is only due to the fact that S.E.T.H tracks have been in rotation the longest; and remember, these results dont take into account census information. HQ doesnt share that info with us, they always asked we go on our intuition.
S.E.T.H will be playing at Slice: Nexus; 26th of August 2011 at My Aeon in Brunswick. Cheers for taking the time to answer our questions, Luke!
|Posted by SLICE events on August 9, 2011 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
SLICE EVENTS presents:
NEXUS @ My Aeon, 791 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Date: Friday, 26th of August 2011
Those crazy cats at Slice are back again, pulling out all stops for a psychedelic stomp-a-thon at Brunswick's My Aeon.
Showcasing the many moods of modern psy-trance production, Nexus will take you on a tour of 8 artist's minds as they tell stories from the furthest reaches of human perception.
Featuring our ever-growing collection of lighting and décor, Nexus aims to facilitate a transformative journey and a warm social environment to meet friends both new and old.
-Book of Changes