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Fri 2 Dec 2011, 8:00pm–11:00pm

Where: Kreation Art House, 206 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Malcolm Riddoch (Perth) & Stanier Black-Five (Lytt), Kikkawa/Scowen & Adam Willetts (Chch)

The Borderline Ballroom is back with an exciting bill of experimentalism, spanning lo-fi noise pop to electroacoustics, industrial musique concrete to damaged ambient folk.

Malcolm Riddoch (Perth) & Stanier Black-Five (Lytt)
Malcolm Riddoch and Stanier Black-Five will be collaborating on a visceral slice of trans-Tasman noise fusing Stanier Black-Five’s dense industrial musique concrete with Riddoch’s phenomenologically informed electronic transformation of the performance space. Riddoch’s work explores the resonant frequencies of acoustic spaces, while Stanier Black-Five makes soundscapes largely based on her own environmental recordings and found sounds.

Kikkawa/Scowen & guest (Dun)
Motoko Kikkawa, Richard Scowen and often a third collaborator, work with sound and video recording to capture improvisations that wander unguided untamed between the camps of noise, folk, ambient, dark/no wave, ritual, rock, film and damage. They use eclectic acoustic and electric instruments, site specific found objects, multi dimensional conjuring under monikers that include Saved from the sharp teeth of a homophobic death, The ladder is part of the pit and Black Box HQ.

Adam Willetts (Chch)
Adam Willetts has been performing around New Zealand and internationally for more than a decade creating beautiful works of sparkling, electronic noise using mixtures of DIY, lo-tech and hi-fi tools.

Plus interludes of cassette chaos from resident DJ I-Rory

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