[RHP] CDRs is a limited edition record label releasing music made by producers whom do not primarily or solely consider themselves to be musicians. A working model of a record label that operates within the art world, it is simultaneously an artwork, a curatorial experiment, an organisation and; just a record label. [RHP] CDRs is […]
The artist formerly known as D.J Shitmat will play obscure, twisted, piss your pants kinda stuff.
For some time now Anthony Chalmers of Baba Yaga’s Hut has been putting on the best underground gigs in the metropolis. Puveyor of his own Resonance FM show as well as promoter of the great and the good of some years standing, he will be representing in style.
Artrocker Magazine turns 10 years old this year and co-founder, Rich, is checking down the back of the sofa and under the passenger seat for some forgotten gems from the Artrocker collection to throw in to the usual set. It’ll probably get a bit weird. In a good way.
Barney ShudderPulps will be playing Underground Dance/Mutant Disco groovers before stepping down to man the drum machine for a short Lo Fi set from the stripped-down KING OF CATS (as debuted at the Tate Contemporary, Margate).
While ostensibly coming-out-dancing from the mid-00s dubstep explosion, Bass Clef brings the sort of deep riddim knowledge and gear self-love that’s defiantly on a strings of life tip in a sea of Ableton presets. Heads will nod and bodies will be thoroughly rocked and ground like fine salt. In a world of one-rhythm myopia, Bass […]
Legendary DJ duo, Fred Mann and Ronnie King playing rare soul on vinyl.
Bermuda Triangle Test Engineers is the live/performance extension of the trio of sound artists who produce the Bermuda Triangle Test Transmission Broadcasts radio programme for London’s radio arts station, Resonance104.4fm, every Thursday 11pm – midnight. The Bermuda Triangle has been a regular feature in various guises on Resonance104.4fm for nearly 11 years. For SN2013 they […]
The remit of North London record-fiends and wrongdoers Black Impulse can be nicely summed up by the analgam of Black Flag and Impulse records that makes up their logo: Anything goes in this rock n’ roll fuelled yet wildly outlandish realm, as long as it’s both rude and righteous.
Oh you Pretty Things… Come and sing along to your favourite Bowie songs in awe of the Thin White Duke. Bowieoke returns to Supernormal following its inception in the disco tent in 2011, and other following outings.
The -aoke sessions return following its following the success of Bowie-oke in the disco tent since 2011. After a hard-fought and incredibly close social media campaign pitting Fall-aoke, Bush-aoke and Sabbath-aoke, Bush-aoke triumphed. Come and sing along to your favourite tracks by legendary singer English song writer Kate Bush (may include traces of Black Sabbath […]
Doubledotdash!? is a Reading based D.I.Y music collective who put on gigs, release records, produce zines and print t-shirts. They put on one-day music festival called ‘doubledotbash’, ‘singsongsunday’ – a musical intensity event and regular night ‘Econo’ so called after the infamous Minutemen documentary.
doubledotdash DJs will be kickin it all over town. Queen & Bowie, Toto, maybe even some Scottish folk music, alongside more appropriate stuff like Sonic’s Rendezvous Band
It seems somehow apt to invite Hacker Farm to Supernormal, thus giving them a chance to infect these idyllic surroundings with their own unique brand of eldritch atmosphere and bucolic unease. Summoning a decayed and unsetttling vision of by way of whatever rusting machinery and DIY electronics they can lay their hands on, these murky […]
Her Noise is a resource of collected materials investigating music and sound histories in relation to gender bringing together a wide network of women artists who use sound as a medium to investigate social relations, inspire action or uncover hidden soundscapes. Since its inception in 2001 and relating Electra exhibition in 2004, Her Noise has […]
Londonears are an online guide to gigs in London. The London Ears D.J’s regularly take the decks at Upset the Rhythm underground music events.
‘Mr Hopkinson’s Computer’ is a project by artist and computer owner, David Hopkinson. The Computer sings emotional reinterpretations and unexpected takes of indie-rock classics from the final few decades of the last Century – a time before auto-tune emerged.
Supernormal vets in extremis, Liverpool’s foremost psychedelic warlords Mugstar made a considerable mark last year, and we’re thus delighted to have Jason from their number back to erect his own audial pyramid somwhere amidst the disco tent.
Bristol-based avant-seer Matt Loveridge has made a plethora of dazzling music in a bewildering variety of guises, from his incarnations as Fairhorns a highlight of SN12) Knife Library and Team Brick to his work with Beak>. We’re told his second Supernormal appearance will involve a prepared piano piece in Braziers House itself and a DJ […]
Veteran of Notorious Hi-Fi Killers and Cove, Tony Mountford has proved himself a specialist in psychedelic sound of all stripes, as his NIghthammer project, fresh from releases on Gnod’s Tesla Tapes, proves. At Supernormal, he’ll be partnered by fellow South London ne’er-do-well DrumC*nt for everything from disco to acid for maximum ground-shaking euphoria.
Nightshift’s Oxford Music blog founder says he can barely mix a cake, never mind records and being old fashioned doesn’t do ipods but will be spinning a few obscure Gary Numan tracks or similar to a point where he promises not to upset anyone.
Qu Junktions is a musical adventure operation based in Bristol touring, producing, curating and dreaming up ways of making musical as alive and enthralling as possible. They work with a widescreen selection of artists focusing on musicians that do not fall into a recognised music pathway – some of whom are playing at Supernormal this […]
Angular bangers, global curveballs and psychedelic yurt-tremblers from Bristol’s Qu crew.
Rachael House’s Feminist Disco- Putting the ‘disco’ into ‘discourse’ With- Anne Robinson will be performing Spin Around Sister Dr. Deborah M. Withers will read from, and discuss the ideas in, her forthcoming book Unpopular music: feminist generations, time, memory and digital culture’. Using Rachael House’s ‘Island’s’ series as a starting point, she suggests feminist musical […]
For fifteen years now, the Bristol/London based Rocket Recordings have been first-rate purveyors of head-spinning sound, specialising in everything from third-eye cleansing psychedelia to hip-shaking realms beyond. Regulars at Supernormal, their aural abandon is guaranteed to be both outtasight.
Gush records is music producer and live P.A and V.J performer Seb Marx who will be spinning epic dance music to dance to and awesome visuals to look at.
Seprini (of Olanza)’s annual Supernormal morning sessions contrast This is Easy classics alongside Thin Lizzy, Incredible Bongo Band, Converge and god knows what else.
A post punk pop team, a group of dreams, a boys and a girl karaoke machine. Maybe Lady, Zoo Foxx, Extraordinary and The janitor (aka Lady Lucy, Bass Clef & Mr Hopkinsons Computer) are all here at the festival together accidentally on purpose so they decided to re form especially for you. They’ve previously had […]
Wild Bunch Club is a club for everyone, run by people with learning difficulties – so far they’ve rocked the house at nearly every Supernormal so we’re thrilled to have them celebrate our 5th festival. Expect DJ Patience, DJ Richie Rich, DJ Short Dog, DJ Shrimper and DJ Lloydie the don da da ranks to […]
Brighton’s queer dancefloor for the unusual crowd. Music you actually like, talented performers and a touch of DIY!
Supernormal partners The Wire celebrate and interrogate the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical, marginalised and undervalued musicians on the planet, past and present, in the realms of avant rock, electronica, hiphop, new jazz, modern composition, traditional musics and beyond.
Supernormal media partners Wire Magazine will be replacing the pen for the vinyl as they play selected tracks for a D.J set. We expect great aural pleasures.
Your chance to DJ in the bar. bring along 5 tunes every morning – first come first served!