ROOM 237... KING MIDAS SOUND (The Bug/Hyperdub) 2/4/11... Experimental/electronic/dubstep as seen at Bloc & Sonar + KWES (Warp/Young Turks) + ANXST (P45) + BAMBOOMAN.
SATURDAY 2ND APRIL (8.30pm-2am)
King Midas Sound is Kevin Martin (The Bug) new experimental dubstep project, composed of Martin and London/Trinidad poet Roger Robinson. Their first 12" release "(HDB014) Cool Out" and debut album Waiting For You are both released through Kode9s Hyperdub label. "Meltdown" also featured on the 5 Years Of Hyperdub CD release in 2009.
KWES (Warp/Young Turks)
Kwes has worked with a variety of artists/bands across the board includIng The XX, DELS, Jack Penate, Hot Chip, Micachu, Leftfield, Speech DeBelle and many more. As a solo artist he has released a single and EP with independent giant XL Recordings' offshoots Salvia and Young Turks to critical acclaim, and will be releasing a an album later this year.
Ben Dewrence & Norman Records DJ