CYBERSONICA @ Space Invaders exhibition launch

December 15th, 2009 | Posted in Events, Media

Space Invaders: Art and the Computer Game Environment
Preview: Thursday 17 December 2009, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
FACT, Liverpool W1B 1QF

Firebrand Boy
Jellica/Kittenrock DJ mix
DS Orchestra


Gallery 1 & 2, Media Lounge, Public Spaces and online, FREE entry
Space Invaders is open to the public from 18 December 2009 to 21 February 2010

FACT explores the increasingly blurred boundaries between videogame spaces and real spaces with an exhibition featuring artists including Bill Viola, Blast Theory, Aram Bartholl, Cao Fei, Ludic Society and more, alongside playable, commercial games that push the limits of the medium. Space Invaders is part of a season of gaming at FACT which includes interactive games events, competitions and a game-themed film programme.

Opening Night 8-Bit Performances

Music shaped by computer game culture selected by Cybersonica; Firebrand Boy (Glasgow) and the Kittenrock label use gameboys, Nintendos and other consoles to get you dancing! Plus a special Marching DS Orchestra with kids, siblings and parents led by Ross Dalziel.

Then follow the 8-bit music over to Chameleon for an afterparty:
8.00pm-9.00pm, Soundmatrix – a Liverpool-based musician who makes glitchy, 8-bit beats on a Gameboy running LSDJ
9.00pm-10.00pm, Syphus – a UK-based demoscene and chiptune musician who has been composing and performing for most of his life

Breakfast With The Artists
The Box 18 December
Price: £4.00/£3.00 (Members & concs)

Join us for breakfast with a selection of Space Invaders artists, who will be in discussion with Neil Thompson, Studio Art Director at Bizarre Creations, formerly of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

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April 28th, 2008 | Posted in Events, Media

Tuesday, 6th May, 7-12pm | Bar Vinyl, 6 Inverness St, Camden NW1 7HJ | FREE

DJ Cylob
Ben Osborne (Noise Of Art)
Boep (Adverse Camber)
DJ Çonic


Çonic Social v0.2

The next Çonic Social is the second in a regular monthly night at Bar Vinyl, Inverness Street, Camden NW1 hosted by Cybersonica – London’s annual festival of music, sound, art and technology.

For those of you interested in the technology, methodology and production behind the music then starting at 7.30pm we have a demonstration by DJ Cylob of some of the music software he’s been working on – the Cylob Music System written in the Supercollider language which includes his use of a monome 128 adaptable, minimalist interface (watch the YouTube video below). A real treat – not to be missed.

With style-shifting electronic music from DJ Cylob, serious beats from Ben Osborne, break-steppin trunk-funk from Boep and squidgy electronica from DJ Çonic this has to be the ‘hang-out’ for progressive electronic music makers and fans looking for somewhere to meet like-minded people, share creative work and techniques and enjoy fresh, vibrant music and performance.

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April 24th, 2008 | Posted in Media

Big thanks to all who entertained us at the Çonic Social Launch Party and to everyone who who came along. A thoroughly enjoyable evening… nice vibe… solid sets and performances… what more can you ask for? Even the ‘double-booking’ bizness with Normski’s B-Day party was entertaining in itself! All in all a good start to build from…

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