M+N At Melbourne Music Week 2011
News posted Thursday, October 20 2011 at 03:00 PM.
Related: Melbourne Music Week.
Canyons, Oscar + Martin, Teeth & Tongue and
Guerre Lost Animal will perform on the rooftop of Melbourne Central as part of a collaborative gig between M+N and artist-run label Two Bright Lakes.
Taking place on November 26, the event is part of the second annual Melbourne Music Week, which unveiled its full program at 1000 £ Bend yesterday (October 20). It will see more than 170 acts, including Midnight Juggernauts, Cut Copy, Wally de Backer (Gotye), Spiral Stairs (Pavement), Dexter and Super Wild Horses, perform at 40 CBD locations over nine days (November 18-26).
Live Music Safari: 10 venues, including 1000 £ Bend, Revolt (Kensington), Cherry Bar, Roxanne and The Toff will present a night of free live music on November 24.
Record and Release: Parking Lot Experiments, Absolute Boys, Electric Smile Band and //This Thing// will record music in a pop-up laneway recording studio overseen by engineer and producer Jack Farley (Transient Studios, Beaches).
Labels Live @: In addition to the aforementioned Two Bright Lakes/M+N rooftop show, Mistletone will present HTRK, Beaches, The Orbweavers, Montero and Wintercoats at St Michael’s Church; while Chapter Music has curated a one-off concert at Old Melbourne Goal, featuring Primitive Calculators, Essendon Airport and Fabulous Diamonds.
KUBIK Melbourne: Cut Copy and Midnight Juggernauts, among others, will DJ in a European-designed installation constructed from interconnected, glowing water tanks that change colour in response to music. Other acts performing include DJ Krush from Japan, The Gaslamp Killer and Daedelus from the US, Wax Tailor and Alexkid from France, Die Vögel from Germany and The Raah Project.
Giant Theremin: Audiovisual performance artist Robin Fox has created a seven-metre tall Theremin.
Cinemix: Midnight Juggernauts will jam live in real-time response to a rare, fully restored series of 1960s newsreels.
Playing Under The Influence: Mick Harvey, Tim Rogers, Henry Wagons and the Midnight Juggernauts’ Vincent Vendetta present a selection of films that have had the greatest influence on their music.
For a full program click here.
UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Lost Animal has replaced Guerre at the M+N/Two Bright Lakes rooftop gig.