Headlining the event will be Irish synthpop trio TINY MAGNETIC PETS. As well as having released the acclaimed album ‘Deluxe/Debris’ in 2017, they opened for OMD on the UK leg of ‘The Punishment Of Luxury’ tour; meanwhile they also performed at the prestigious Electri_City_Conference in 2015 opening for Michael Rother, best known for his work as a member of NEU!
Also appearing will be German songstress KATJA VON KASSEL backed by ELECTRONIC CIRCUS, the ensemble led by Chris Payne, keyboard player for GARY NUMAN between 1979-1990 and co-writer of VISAGE’s ‘Fade To Grey’.
Others making the journey over from Europe to perform will be Swedish synth trio VOGON POETRY, Norwegian post-punk combo ANTIPOLE and Denmark’s SOFTWAVE who played the inaugural SYNTH WAVE LIVE event. Supporting the impressive line-up of independent international electronic talent will be domestic synth acts KNIGHT$, SHELTER and THE FRIXION.
Artefaktor Radio regulars Rob Green and Andrew Maley will be appearing with their respective usical vehicles THE DEPARTMENT and REAL EXPERTS, while providing the DJ sets at SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 will be Lynda K and Rusty Egan.
The best electronic events are always those curated by electronic music enthusiasts and Renato Moyssén, Director of Artefaktor Radio said: “We are very excited to announce the SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 Artefaktor Anniversary with some very talented artists again! Join us please!!”
SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 is an event held in collaboration with Bombshell Radio, Portobello Radio and The Electricity Club.
SYNTH WAVE LIVE 2 takes place on Saturday 7th April 2018 at Electrowerkz, 7 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ – tickets are available from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/418168
The Facebook Event page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/1452788204806589/
Text by Chi Ming Lai
24th October 2017, updated 9th February 2018