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65daysofstatic

432 Presents

Sat 13 Nov 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

£16.50 – £19

Venue

Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
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Phone:
0131 560 1580
Age Group: 16+ (under 18s accompanied)
Duration: 4h
STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED (ORIGINAL DATE: SAT 16 MAY 2020)

For a decade, 65daysofstatic could generally be found on the peripheries of any scene trying to claim them, headed in the opposite direction. From their immediately recognisable aesthetic of glitches and urgent guitars of 2004 debut ‘The Fall of Math’, the band’s sound evolved via techno, post-rock, drum’n’bass, math rock, IDM, drone, breakcore, film scores and their self-proclaimed “dustpunk”, clattering into the colossal, widescreen noise sculptures of 2013’s ‘Wild Light’. This crash course in algorithmic music led to the band building their own procedural musical systems and generative soundscapes, crafting custom synths, live coding and writing software to make music for (and against) them. This new way of working they called “Decomposition Theory” — decomposing from the infinite possibilities their systems churned out instead of composing from the ground up, a dialectic between the band and their machines.

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