Kabarett Spielraum Presents:
Mission To Planet Earth 3
Art Show Opening Night
Wednesday 3rd June 7.30pm - 11pm
POETRY, COMEDY, AND STRANGELY INCIDENTAL NOISES FROM...
FRENCH FOR CARTRIDGE (Perfect Pop)
ROBIN INCE (Coruscating Comedy)
TRANSFERE PROJECT (Acoustic Antifolk)
GRASSY NOEL (Polemical Poetry)
+ DJS DEBS ELEMENTAL + SPIKE SPIEGEL (Playing The Hits)
Plus the Mission To Planet Earth art exhibition -- Space-themed Photoshop mashups of the graffiti to be found in the basement of The Foundry.
The Foundry, 86 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3JL. Nearest tube is Old Street.
Infoline: 07961 028844
FRENCH FOR CARTRIDGE
French For Cartridge is a London-based band fronted by a male/female duo. Formed as an attempt to create atonal pop music whilst at Goldsmiths in New Cross, the band released their first album 'Cases' to rave reviews in 2006. The album made it to 'album of the month' in the renowned Organ fanzine and was picked up by Radio 1, BBC Newcastle, Resonance FM and Pulserated among others. Their track 'Fooling Around' was chosen by Rob Da Bank for the Radio 1 Best of Unsigned Podcast and featured in the top half of last year’s Dandelion Radio Peel Festive Fifty.
French For Cartridge has appeared at festivals in England and abroad and played venues such as Luminaire, Barfly, Spitz, 93 Feet East, Macbeth and Bush Hall. Recently the band recorded new tracks for a Dandelion Radio session and they are now working on a follow-up album to be released in 2009.
"Schizophrenic yes, but rewarding, energetic stuff." (Rough Trade Shops)
Globe-trotting stand-up Robin Ince has performed full-length shows in New York, Milan, Paris and Rome, as well as finding time to support one Ricky Gervais on his tours.
His first feature film, Razzle Dazzle, was officially selected by the Berlin and Edinburgh Film Festivals and was the opening gala film for the New York Children’s Film Festival in February 2008.
He has made regular appearances on Radio 4's The Now Show, The Personality Test and Loose Ends. On television he has appeared on The World Stands Up, Edinburgh or Bust, The Comedy Store, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Mock the Week and many more.
Robin has also made a name for himself as a comedy promoter, first with the critically acclaimed Book Club and now with the School For Gifted Children.
"When somebody writes the history of modern comedy, they should make room for Robin Ince." (The Guardian)
Laura Mardon's brand of acoustic music has been charming audiences all over London and further afield. She lists diverse influences such as This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, Andrew Jackson Jihad, The Vonneguts, Bright Eyes, Alkaline Trio, the Plan-it-X compilation 'if it aint cheap, it aint punk (buy it)', Tchaikovskys piano concertos, Billy Childish, Japanther, Tuesday, 7 Seconds, Juliana Hatfield, and Billy Bragg.
She can also play shows just covering Blink 182.
An opportunity to catch the Social Surrealistic Psychotic Performance Poetry of the crazy Grassy Noel. Orchestrated with choreographed balletic movement -- the spectacle gentle on the eyes, tender on the ears but guarantees to contort the brain. Grassy Noel has been on London's performance poetry scene for some years now.
He is a regular guest on The Foundry's 'Late, Late Breakfast Show', broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM. Noel has also written three plays, entitled 'Le Cirque Trilogy', also broadcast on Resonance and currently part of the Montreal pre-fringe Theatre Festival.