Astrx & Listening Sessions Present: Falty DL & Fotomachine

 13 June
 Alfie birds - Custard Factory
  - B9 4AA - Birmingham - United Kingdom
Falty DL FaltyDL is former Sushi chef Drew Lustman out of New York City now making garage ‘n stuff with his hands. Nostalgic tracks immersed in the old New York and Chicago sound create a more subtle futuristic Big Apple mash of hip hop, dubstep, garage, soul, jungle and electronica. His own NYG recipe.Keenly supported by some of Dubstep’s more forward thinking personalities – Kode 9, Mary Anne Hobbs, and Jamie Vex’d – Falty DL’s tunes have graced dance floors and airwaves around the world. With releases on RAMP and Planet-MU, FaltyDL has landed securely on both critics’ and fans’ radars.Falty DL’s debut full length, “Love Is A Liabilty” has already been heralded by Drowned in Sound and Kris Needs as one of the best albums of the year. It’s a witness of a first encounter with a new world of cosmic Love. Fotomachine: Bryce, the south London dwelling music producer behind the Fotomachine (formerly known as PhOtOmachine) moniker, has mastered the art of balance. His selections and productions manage to tiptoe the fine line between yesteryear classics and the unknown sound of tomorrow. Spending much of his youth around the pioneering Saxon Sound System, (the very same Saxon who influenced Massive Attack and UK sound system culture) it would be fair to say Bryce is a soundboy by birth right. The Fotomachine sound has been described by some as Hazy Techno and Deviant Disco but it goes beyond than that. Drawing inspiration from Black dance music with a hint of the offkey has found fans in Benji B to Fourtet, leading to Fourtet requesting a Fotomachine from the man himself. Outside of the studio, Fotomachine is label boss of the Ninja Tune distrubuted Technicolour record label and is gearing up for a slew of releases. Mid 2014 see forthcoming records from BNJMN, KUTMAH and Hieroglyphic Being so prepare for the invasion. Culture.

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