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Tue Feb 27th ADULT. [Mute Records: Detroit] + HIDE [Dais Records: Chicago] + Death Instinct @ Brillobox

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Tuesday February 27th 2018
tcrps prsnts + Illusions bring you

a dark evening of live electronic
+ human performance by

ADULT. [Mute/Third Man Records: Detroit] https://www.facebook.com/adultperiod/

on tour with

HIDE [Joyful Noise/Dais Records: Chicago] 
https://www.facebook.com/hidefromhide/

plus

DEATH INSTINCT [Pittsburgh] https://deathinstinct.bandcamp.com/
https://www.instagram.com/_DEATHINSTINCT_/

before and in-between sounds by CUTUPS
https://soundcloud.com/cutups/sets/illusions

21+

$15 in advance via brownpapertickets

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3201551

$17 at the door

doors open: 8:30pm
first act: 9:15pm

BRILLOBOX
4104 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
USA

More info on the performers

ADULT. is the Detroit duo Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller. They played their first lives show together in Germany in 1997 under the name Artificial Material. In early ’98 they released their first 12″ under the moniker Plasma Co. Later that year, they released their first 12″ under the name ADULT. Currently, they have released 5 albums and 19 EPs or singles on Ghostly International, Thrill Jockey, Clone Records and on their own label Ersatz Audio, (which currently has over 40 releases since ’95) They have remixed over 20 acts as well, including Tuxedomoon, John Foxx, Death In Vegas and Pet Shop Boys (for Moog Music). Before forming ADULT., Miller was half of the band Le Car.

Kuperus and Miller also make sculpture, paintings, films, photographs, performances, videos and installations. They strive to intersect the lines between art and audio. They have exhibited their work at institutions such as the Austrian Cultural Forum (NY), Mattress Factory (Pittsburgh), Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit), MOMAS (Saitama, Japan), and Centre d’art contemporain de Meymac (FR). They have shown their film The Three Grace(s) triptych at places such as Anthology Film Archives (NY), Distrital Film Festival (Mexico City), and Grey Area for Art and Technology (SF). — discogs

HIDE

Since Hide’s inception in 2014, the duo of Heather Gabel and multi-instrumentalist Seth Sher has steadily released a single demo approximately once a year, often confronting hard-hitting topics such as societal power dynamics and gender-based discrimination (the group’s 2017 Black Flame EP is dedicated to Reyhaneh Jabbari, an Iranian woman executed for killing a man who allegedly tried to rape her). 2018 will mean an entirely new focus for the pair as they will welcome their debut LP in early spring via DAIS Records (Youth Code, Drab Majesty, et al). Prepare to be pulled down a dimly lit path of danceable industrial rhythms, thundering sawtooth bass lines and noisy synthesizer swells, with pied piper Gabel leading the way. — Revolver

DEATH INSTINCT

A three-piece post punk and shoegaze group formed in 2015. For fans of Chameleons, A Place to Bury Strangers, Soft Moon, Bauhaus, and Ministry.

COVEN – Dark Thursdays @ Belvederes

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Belvies is changing thursdays over to dark “dance” music, with different djs doing their own flavor each week.
I plan on keeping it very eclectic with a mix of new and old, maybe some guests and bands in the future too.

C O V E N

Jan 4 – dj Dusty (skull fest, silence) + dj Killjoy (dark 80s)
dark wave – death rock – post punk – dark 80s

Jan 11 – dj Josey (evolution)
industrial dance – post punk – new wave

Jan 18 – dj EZ Lou (upstage) + dj TFS (terra firma)
industrial wax trax – belgium new beat
synth wave – dark techno

Jan 25 – Cutups (illusions, bxc)
dark cosmic dance ritual
new and classic dark dance music

9:30pm – 2am
$3 until 11pm then $5
$1 16oz Pabst + $3 Fireball until 11:30pm

Belvederes Ultra-Dive
4016 Butler St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201

A few mixes from me…
https://soundcloud.com/cutups/sets/illusions

LazerCrunk – Roots & Future w/ SMI, Cutups & Keebs

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LazerCrunk – Roots & Future Edition

This month we pay homage to one of the world’s most influential music genres: reggae. We’ll be playing all music that’s spawned from the roots of reggae including dub, dancehall, dubstep, jungle, 2-step, and more. Come as we celebrate all things reggae.

Featuring local guest:
SMI (AFROHEAT / Beleza) – We couldn’t think of anybody better to help us in this endeavor than SMI who’s Afroheat and Beleza events expertly showcase world music to the city of Pittsburgh.

Plus your resident selectors:
Cutups & Keebs

Belvedere’s Ultra Dive
4016 Butler St
9p-2a
$5

LazerCrunk feat. Roska (UK) + Cutups & Keebs

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LazerCrunk Presents….

ROSKA (London, UK)

Blending UK funky, house, tropical and club music, Roska’s rhythmic and drum-heavy sound has kept his releases in rotation and remixes in demand since 2010. His 7 years on Rinse FM and countless live DJ performances around the world have honed his DJ skills over the years to make you wind your waist til the lights come on.

… andn his resume doesn’t stop there. His RKS (Roska Kicks & Snares) label has consistently pushed the sound of UK funky to the next level with consistent releases over the years from himself and others at the top of the game. Check out some of the selections on the label’s bandcamp:
https://roskakickssnares.bandcamp.com/music

Plus residents Cutups & Keebs

$8 advance / $10 door
***For pre-sales, click the link above and submit one $8 purchase for each ticket. Redeem ticket at door with name/email associated with credit card / paypal account.***
10PM – 2AM
21+

Brillobox 4104 Penn Ave

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Gabba-Ghoulies! with Teknoist, Skull Vomit, BitMummy, BlackDaddy

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Friday December 1st
BxC collective brings you
a night of explosive, alien fun with…

GABBA-GHOULIES!

live sets by

THE TEKNOIST
planet-mu / adnoiseam / murder channel / UK
underground hardcore, heavy bass, broken beats
https://soundcloud.com/the-teknoist

dj SKULL VOMIT
prspct / murder channel / cock rock disco / LA
breakcore metal fusion and lol-heavy jungle
celebrating is new release on PRSPCT Recordings!
https://soundcloud.com/djskullvomit

BIT MUMMY
8-bit electronic thrash / PGH
https://bitmummy.bandcamp.com/

plus dj set from

BLACK DADDY
hardstyle family’s head banger / PGH
https://www.facebook.com/DjBlackDaddy/

and live visuals by
NATE CAKE
https://www.instagram.com/nate.cake/

$10 Cover
9PM – 2AM
21+

at
CATTIVO 146 44th St.
Pittsburgh, PA

A night of breakcore, jungle, hardcore, metal, 8-bit and other wild electronic music.

BxC is a collective of like-minded individuals dedicated to bringing energy, excitement, and diversity to the Pittsburgh scene.
Live acts, new voices, and genre challenging are priorities alongside diverse DJ’ing, and an inclusive atmosphere.
Push the limits, push the boundaries and come bang with us!
https://www.facebook.com/BxCCollective/

More info..
Varispeed
PRSPCT Recordings
Murder Channel
Cock Rock Disco
Ad Noiseam
PLANET MU (OFFICIAL)
Bit Mummy
Hardstyle Family

Sat Oct 21st TAINTED LOVE w/ Betamaxx, Troxum, Take Me With You + DJs

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saturday oct 21st
TAINTED LOVE
a night of synth-pop, post-punk and neo-wave

with the live pgh debut of
BETAMAXX
telefuture / pgh
analog neo retro synthwave
https://www.facebook.com/betamaxx80s/
https://soundcloud.com/betamaxx

and live sets by
TROXUM
telefuture / pgh
baroque dreamdance
https://www.facebook.com/troxum/
https://soundcloud.com/troxum

TAKE ME WITH YOU
post punk synth pop 5-piece
https://www.facebook.com/tmwyband/
https://tmwy.bandcamp.com/

plus dancing with djs
A. GREY of Second Skin
and CUTUPS of ILLUSIONS

and taking place inside of Ian Brill‘s dynamic
light installation “VAULT”

$7 cover
9PM – 2AM
21+

at Spirit Hall
242 51st Street
Pittsburgh

Thu Oct 19thBxC pres RUBY MY DEAR (Love Love FR) Ephen, X!lix, Spednar

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thurs oct 19th
BxC presents

RUBY MY DEAR
love love / adnoiseam / prspct / toulouse, france
live idm-laced acid and breakcore with melody and punch
https://rubymydear.bandcamp.com/
https://soundcloud.com/dearmyruby

plus live sets by local warpers

EPHEN / future body
https://www.facebook.com/futurebodyephen/
https://soundcloud.com/ephenager

X!LIX / the studio stereo
soundcloud.com/da6d_xilix
facebook.com/xilixaudio

dj selections from SPEDNAR
and live animation by NATE CAKE

9PM 21+ $10

Brillobox
4104 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15211

More in Ruby My Dear
Ruby My Dear, aka Julien Chastagnol, is a producer, songwriter and live performer who fuses melodic electronica, IDM and jungle to create a highly inventive and musical brand of breakcore. His tracks mix dream-like atmospheres and haunting melodies with sharp, complex rhythms, to take the listener on a constantly evolving journey through his unique sonic universe.

Julien started his Ruby My Dear project back in 2010 with the release of his DJ Shadow’s “Building Steam with a Grain of Salt” remix, out on his own label, Reconstruction Productions. Now, four years later, he has produced 8 EPs on both Peace Off and Acroplane and 2 full length albums on Ad Noiseam.

Performing live is also a large part of Juliens arsenal. He brings his intricate production to the stage to rework his studio pieces so naturally that it seems effortless. He is captivating and engaging to watch on stage as he blends sonic beauty with live energy.
Notable appearances have been at the Berghain, Glastonbury, Bang Face, Maschinenfest, Fusion Festival and club events in every major city throughout Europe.
In 2014 Julien joined forces with a Toulouse artist, Lisa Chabbert, to shoot a movie “Jitter Room” and has completed a new collaborative EP with Igorrr.

In November 2016 comes a new Ep, Strangers in Paradise, on Prspct Recordings.
► NEWS :
– Podcast on Resident Advisor
https://www.residentadvisor.net/podcast-episode.aspx?id=509
– New Ep with Igorrr “Maigre”. Listen here:
https://adnoiseam.bandcamp.com/album/maigre
– Split with Rotator.
http://www.adnoiseam.net/store/rotator-ruby-my-dear-nobody-ay-sormaq_p4725.html
– Jitter Room a breakcore Movie. See it here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-pbF8vYpFM
– Dj Shadow remix contest winner
https://soundcloud.com/djshadow/building-steam-with-a-grain
– New Ep “Ballon” out on Kaometry Records December 2015
https://soundcloud.com/dearmyruby/sets/balloon-ep-out-on-14th-december/s-0nMDC
► PAST GIGS :
Fusion Festival, Glastonbury, Berghain, Bang Face, Boomtown, Maschinenfest, Norberg Festival, Riddim
Collision, Freefield Fest…

LAZERCRUNK presents Loefah (Swamp 81/ DMZ / UK) @ Spirit Hall

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Spirit and LazerCrunk present..

LOEFAH
swamp81 / dmz / london uk
https://www.facebook.com/LoefahOfficial/
Dubstep pioneer turned dark bass innovator, Loefah’s Swamp81 label and RinseFM show have been blurring the divisions between techno, jungle, dubstep, bass music and everything in between since 2009. Witness this UK don as he brings his deep signature sound to Pittsburgh for the first time

plus residents
Cutups & KEEB$
flexing across the bass spectrum

And featuring Ian Brill’s VAULT – more than a light installation, a new visual dimension, immersing you on all sides and bombarding the senses. Combined with Lazercrunk’s full color lasers, prepare yourself for a unique visual experience.

$8 advance / $12 door
9PM – 2AM
21+

at
Spirit Hall (upstairs)
242 51st St, Pittsburgh

http://www.spiritpgh.com/

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Fri Sept 8th Lazercrunk w/ DJ J-Heat (Night Slugs / Brick Bandits) @ Belvederes

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Friday Sept 8th 2017

L A Z E R C R U N K
the anything goes monthly bass and lazers party is back at belvederes with the new hotness from special guest…

DJ J HEAT
night slugs / brick bandits / nj
https://soundcloud.com/jheatcorp
https://www.facebook.com/officaljerseyheat/

Cultivating that forward thinking Jersey Club sound with high energy remixes and original club heaters, DJ J Heat’s Pittsburgh debut will no doubt be straight fire.

plus residents
CUTUPS & KEEBS
https://soundcloud.com/cutups/sets/lazercrunk-blast-off

plus RGB lasers

$6 / 9PM – 2AM / 21+

at
Belvederes
4016 Butler St
Pittsburgh PA

More on LC
LAZERCRUNK is a club night that was founded in 2008 on the principle of bringing the best in fun, new, anything-goes bass music with touring and local guest performers, fun themes, live lazers and other wackyness in the club.

Expect flavors of bass, trap, wave, footwork, electro, raps, uk garage, bashment, bassline, club-music, dubstep, grime and more…