Don't let the cold weather deter you! Come along to the cozy 'n warm Knox Bar in Chippo, for a night of experimental genre-hopping outterthisworld sounds from three brilliant solo acts of the strange but loveable chem imbal family ♥ including a rare chance to catch an engaging, wild performance from the Spiders, or the "Merzbow of the Mountains" to launch his super-limited new album ... out now!
-The Spiders is a long running Blue Mountains based improv. noise project of reclusive artist James Heighway, that uses multiple guitars, effects and amplifiers. His recently released chemical imbalance. double cassette LP entitled 'Bit Offset' was home recorded during early 2018.. using all offset guitars (Jaguars/Jazzmasters), effects & amps and was all mic room recorded in live format.
He's previously released material (as the Spiders or his own name) on labels such as In The Other Room, Pulled Out Records, Moth Noize, Breakdance the Dawn, Clan Analogue, et al.
-Equalizer 24k is the solo project of Nicola Morton [involved in many label releases incl. Club Sound Witches - CSW CDR, C90 + C23, Vavenge C47, MittaBong CDRs, E24k track on [SYD.TEK-NO?] C60, Poptard split C60 w/ Bloody Burka, Matt E. & Nicola M. CDR + c.i showcase releases!] the Brisbanite, who previously co-ran the infamous Real Bad Music, then the Sydney-based "venue" Life Groove Cafe & is now living "off the grid" in bushland on the Hawkesbury, in NSW's Central Coast. Her output/performances are v diverse from bangin' Hi-NRG techno, minimal tech, hip-hop, noise/drone, electro magetic sounds, avant-electronica etc. She has an extensive involvement in many projects such as CSW, Bad Intentions, LGO, Wardenburger, Tracey, X Wave, Vavenge to name just a few ...
but most recently as E24k, released a 's/t' tape via Breakdance the Dawn & a brand new tape entitled 'Lost & Found' on Melbourne's Vacant Valleylabel.
~Utility Structures is the unique new-ish field recording/drone/found sound project of talented photographer/artist Buddy Patrick, also a Brisbanite, currently based in Katoomba in the Blue Mtns. He's confused/scared/amazed audiences during a couple of live performances when joining forces w/ obscure Sydney duo Thallium & Milo, and unleashed his live debut as U.S at the c.i label showcase #3 earlier this year! forthcoming releases coming out soon include- V/A: showcase III comp. & split C20 w/ Jeremy Hegge
LARGE RANGE OF CHEM IMBAL MERCH & DISTRO ITEMS AVAILABLE @ SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICES ON THE NIGHT!
PLUS FREE COPIES OF THE LATEST SAMPLER CDR #8 + SAMPLER #7 CDR FOR ALL ATTENDEES!