Independent record label Castles in Space curate an evening of brilliant contemporary electronica featuring…
Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan.
The brainchild of Gordon Chapman-Fox, the brilliantly named Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan have to date released three albums of that pay homage to the brutalist beauty of Cheshire’s designated new towns of Warrington and Runcorn.
Simultaneously evoking both the past and the future with their evocative electronics they’ve played the End of the Road festival and been compared to Boards of Canada as well as a certain German band…
‘The sound of Kraftwerk charting the ring roads of Milton Keynes rather than the autobahns of Europe…’
Field Lines Cartographer.
Using analogue synths & field recordings, the Cartographer creates often dark, occasionally bucolic soundscapes, described in The Wire as ‘shimmering unsettling noodles’ & ‘…the sound of big, strange worlds’ by Electronic Sound magazine.
Polypores (aka Stephen James Buckley) paints music with a modular synthesizer, drawing influence from ambient, new age, and experimental electronics. It soars, bubbles, crackles, and soothes, in ever-shifting, immersive cosmic landscapes.
Tickets are £8.50 in advance, available from Seetickets and from Slide Records (Bedford) and Esquires Bar (with no booking fees).