Convergence unveils new names for phenomenal 2017 series

Convergence unveils new names for phenomenal 2017 series

Newly announced acts include special guest Kode9, Mica Levi DJ, Lone ft. Konx-om-Pax, Pional, Yves Tumor, Daniel Lanois, Nosaj Thing, Tyondai Braxton, Klein, Dawn of Midi, Nkisi, Noga Erez, Radiophonic Workshop + Andrew Weatherall + White Noise + Okra + DJ Ben Osbourne and Scientific Dreamz of U.

They join the likes of Sunn O))) (sold out), Coldcut, Kraut legend Manuel Göttsching, Squarepusher project Shobaleader One, Actress (live), Jacques Greene (live) and many more. Watch the brand new trailer below.

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Witness two of the UK’s leading left-field innovators collide when Hyperdub mastermind and label boss Kode9 joins Ninja Tune founders Coldcut’s headline show at Electric Brixton. As if that wasn’t enough, San Diego’s toaster-mystic,Gonjasufi will also be on hand to deliver his singular hazy global-synthesis to Convergence with a blisteringly intense performance.

Jacques Greene plays live, debuting material from his new album and hosts Lone’s fearless and flamboyant sonic palette, coupled with collaborator and audiovisual designer, Konx-Om-Pax at Electric Brixton. Greene also invites idiosyncratic and acclaimed musician-performer Yves Tumor, who promises an invigorating and confrontational live show. Plus young Spanish producer Pional brings his deep, compulsive brand of electronics to a London audience.

Tel Aviv underground artist and City Slang newcomer, Noga Erez will showcase her searing super-powered brand of avant pop at the Convergence Opening Party, alongside Erased Tapes favourite Rival Consoles.

Actress invites one of the UK’s most intriguing artists and award-winning composers, Mica Levi, to DJ his night of techno and experimentalism. North London producer Randomer and London duo Raime show their support with fiercely uptempo, minimal, meticulously crafted electro-acoustic rhythm tracks.

Over at KOKO, veteran sound architect Daniel Lanois will perform a solo instrumental set of songs from his critically acclaimed new album “Goodbye to Language”. He is joined by LA beat scene producer Nosaj Thing and the art-rock composer and former Battles frontman, Tyondai Braxton who brings together electronic and modern orchestral elements in his rousing new solo show. Brooklyn-based acoustic ensemble, Dawn of Midi open the evening with their sonic tapestry of trance-inducing grooves.

Newly announced at Jazz Cafe, legendary electronic pioneers Radiophonic Workshop will be joined by innovator, DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall, and White Noise – the band behind the groundbreaking 1969 LP 'An Electric Storm'. Completing the line-up are Nordic Grammy winning act Orka, who’ll perform in collaboration with DJ Ben Osborne.

LA / South London-based singer and producer Klein, NTS favourite Nkisi a.k.a Melika Ngombe Kolongo, and experimental artist Scientific Dreamz of U will also be performing as part of Native Instrument’s showcase at Saturday’s Convergence Sessions.

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