Arpanet Live, Intergalactic Gary (Electronix Set), Alex Downey @ The Pickle Factory, London [13 October]

Arpanet Live, Intergalactic Gary (Electronix Set), Alex Downey

22:00 - 06:00

 Facebook event page
The Pickle Factory
13-14 The Oval, E2 9DT London, United Kingdom
On 13th October, Pickle hosts an electro special, headlined by a rare appearance from Drexciya and Dopplereffekt creator Gerald Donald, who will perform live as his legendary project Arpanet; his first show under the Arpanet moniker in London for over five years. He's joined by supreme digger Intergalactic Gary, who prepares a special set of Golden Age electro and breakbeat from Detroit and the UK. Support comes from Freerotation resident Alex Downey.

Drexciya is a name imbued with deep meaning for electro and techno aficionados. Together with his friend James Stinson, Gerald Donald created Drexciya in the early 1990s, releasing a series of seminal electro records that haven't been matched since. To those who know, some of Gerald Donald's finest work was recorded under the pseudonym Arpanet — electro at its deepest and most strange, brimming with early sci-fi references and afrofuturist subtext. Although he regularly performs as Dopplereffekt on festival main stages and cavernous warehouses, Donald hasn't performed as Arpanet in London for half a decade — until now. On 13th October, Arpanet comes to The Pickle Factory for a rare headline show.

He's joined by a welcome return from Intergalactic Gary. The Hague's finest was last spotted in Bethnal Green tearing the roof off Pickle after Convextion in February. This time, IG prepares a special Electronix set that sees him digging deep into his electro, breaks and Detroit techno collection. Support comes from one the UK's finest electro DJs, Alex Downey. The Freerotation resident has been on our radar for a while — he's a simply sublime DJ of dance music in all styles, rhythms and textures. Yet it's Downey's electro collection that has particularly piqued our interest. His 'Drexciya Wavejumper set', recorded in the Stinson-esque surrounds of Bloc Festival's pool stage, is an essential retrospective on the genre. Alex is the perfect man to warm the floor for an evening of Detroit electro on 13th October.

— Arpanet Live

Intergalactic Gary (Electronix Set)

Alex Downey

— This event is 18+, ID required
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ The Pickle Factory:

Ovation: Chrome Sparks Live, Special Guest TBA
The Pickle Factory
Radar Radio 3rd Birthday - DJ Lag, Yally, Endgame & More
The Pickle Factory
Body Hammer with Joe Hart & Scott Fraser All Night Long
The Pickle Factory
The Pickle Factory with Varg Live, Neel, re:ni
The Pickle Factory
Ovation: Blondes Live, Special guest TBA
The Pickle Factory
Parallel Lines Presents Rina Sawayama + Clarence Clarity (DJ Set)
The Pickle Factory
Maple Cuts w/Futureboogie (Dave Harvey & Christophe) & more
The Pickle Factory
The Pickle Factory with Fred P All Night Long
The Pickle Factory
The Pickle Factory x The Ghost with Youandewan, KRN, The Ghost
The Pickle Factory
Visible Cloaks at Pickle Factory
The Pickle Factory
TPF 2nd Birthday with Very Special Guest b2b Evan Baggs & More
The Pickle Factory
Tangent with John Gómez & Nick The Record All Night Long
The Pickle Factory
New Business: Fort Romeau (All Night Long)
The Pickle Factory
Blue Hawaii at The Pickle Factory
The Pickle Factory
Ovation: Essaie pas Live, Special Guest TBA
The Pickle Factory
The Pickle Factory with Jo Johnson Live, Jade Seatle, Jane Fitz
The Pickle Factory

The most anticipated events in London :

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic In London Opening
The Last Tuesday Society & The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities
Pizza & Prosecco Festival London - Last 100 Tickets
Building Six
The Festival of Light London Returns - New Years' Eve
The Grand
Hertford Christmas Gala
Hertford, United Kingdom
Above & Beyond at The O2, London
London, United Kingdom
Free Event - Amazing View at Sky Garden
Wonders of London
Uniqlo Tate Lates October
The London Cheese Project
Geffrye Museum
SOLD OUT : 25 Years of RAM : Printworks London
Printworks London
The most popular events in your news feed!