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The Cracked + Captain Hotknives + DJ Chris Tofu

October 9, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - October 10, 2015 @ 2:00 am

 

From the hazy Balearic vibe of Ibiza to the rich Latin sounds of South America, African beats and harmonies, a backdrop of English pop on a sunny summer afternoon.

The Cracked create infectious fusion dance that leads to torrential upbeat rhythms, oozing harmony and mouth-watering melodies.

Fusion without pretension… Santana without Carlos…

 

 

 

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Born on a mischievious night in 1969, in Keighley, West Yorkshire UK, local doilum captain hotknives initially got into the Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath, and The Clash. Jimi Hendrix has also been a big influence, although he did not help with the maths exams.

Unhindered by concepts such as “being able to sing”, or “making words which rhyme”, the first two albums were recorded in the top of a terraced house. “The Pigeons Told Me to Shoplift” and “Blarneystoner” were then largely given away to random people at the back of pubs, resulting in the beginning of ‘The LOngest Slowest Tour wi the most Gaps ever’, which is haphazardly continuing to this day. Tackling subjects such as begging, solvent abuse, pigeon hypnosis, skankin yr nana, the pathetic nature of petty racism and the terrible quality of muffins on trains, the lyrics are improvised stories over simple riffs. Having found that giving up on success brings an artistic freedom of sorts, you may well meet him in a field but probably not see him on any telly.

http://captainhotknives.bigcartel.com/

 

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Chris Tofu is a maverick DJ out of East London. DJing since 1995, from enormous stages to street corners, across the world, he’s well known for running the Shangri La stage at Glastonbury, as well as being involved with a number of high profile musical projects like Continental Drifts and Vintage Remix!

 

Expect Balkan soundclash, electro swing, ska, polka stomp, flamenco, hip hop, casino remix, bellydancing breakbeat, Desi remix and more!

 

 

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Free before 8pm, £5 after

The venue is open from 10:30am, serving food from 12-10pm

Music starts from 9pm

 

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Start:
October 9, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
End:
October 10, 2015 @ 2:00 am