Islington Mill this Easter

By Matthew Tyas | 22 February 2013

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Easter at the Islington Mill Gallery.

Islington mill gate sign

Tasha Whittle Residency | 6th March till 7th April
Throughout our Spring programme artist, illustrator and Mill tenant Tasha Whittle undertakes a month long residency entitled LOSE/GAIN. Using objects and materials she has hoarded over the years she will give old items a new life and in turn gain a new perspective, body of work and space. Interacting with the public during Islington Mill’s music events Tasha will host workshops ‘Make/Take’ sessions and a hoarder’s ‘confession booth’ culminating in the opening of LOSE/GAIN on Thursday 4th April and all day hoarders market on Sunday 7th April.

Sat 9 March | Make your Own T-Shirt with One69a | 1pm | £17.50
Join One69a for an afternoon and learn how to screen print your very own tshirt using silk screens, water based inks and hand cut stencils.

Sat 9 March | Bohemian Grove presents Innerspace Halflife | 10pm | £10
Both known as prolific DJs as well as artists in their own right, Chicago Producers Hakim Murphy and Ike Velez have come together to form Innerspace Halflife. This will be the UK live debut for the duo who will also be spinning records till the early hours after the live set.

Wed 20 March | FutureEverything present Brandt Brauer Frick feat Om’as Keith, Lapalux, 65 Days of Static DJ Set | 8pm | £10
Brandt Brauer Frick bring their unique form of presenting techno to Islington Mill. Using classical instruments and combining jazz, techno and hip hop they create a musical identity that is quite their own.

Thurs 21 March | FutureEverything present Holy Other, WIFE, Tourist & Bearcubs | 8pm | £9.50
Holy Other showcases an ability to combine dark, lurching melodies with affecting pitched vocal snippets and hip-hop-flavored percussion. Joined by the dark haunted bass of WIFE (Tri Angle Records), the enigmatic Bearcubs and Brighton based Tourist.

Fri 22 March | FutureEverything present Andy Stott, Lee Gamble, Rashad Becker, Hieroglyphic Being & Powell | 9pm until 6am | £10
Andy Stott performs a live set featuring material from widely acclaimed ‘Luxury Problems’. A Modern Love stalwart the Manchester based producer headlines a show that brings us PAN’s Lee Gamble and Rashad Becker, Chicago based producer Hieroglyphic Being and a set from much heralded Powell

Sat 23 March | FutureEverything and Resident Advisor Space Dimension Controller, Jam City & Saoirse | 9pm | £10
A leading figure in ‘Galactic Funk’, Space Dimension Controller blends psychedelic boogie and funk with a contemporary nu disco meets house sound. Also performing is Jam City, fresh from the release of ‘Classical Curves’ – a record conceived from the legacy of the great rhythm trak muziks: Chicago House, Detroit Techno, Grime and Club. With support from Resident Advisor’s Saoirse.

Sun 23 March | Psappha present Film and Music from America | 8:30pm | £8
Classical Contemporary music group, Psappha aim to transform the way that people connect and experience arts and culture by performing live soundtracks to two silent films; Plan Of The City and The Bridge.

Sun 31 March | Off with Their Heads 2nd Birthday | 10:30pm | £3
Inspired by the titles of Roald Dahl’s Tales Of The Unexpected this ‘Birthday Party’ will consist of cults, strange religions, superstition and April Fool’s mischief.


Thurs 4 April | Video Jam | 7pm | Free
Video Jam is an exciting new experiment in sound and moving image inspired by the traditional use of live accompaniment to silent film. Taking short films submitted by local and independent producers and stripping them of their soundtracks allowing musicians/sound artists to experiment with a score.

Fri 5 April | Gesamtkunstwerk | 10pm | £5
Gesamtkunstwerk continue with their mission to bring a new kind of electronic night to the North West with the focus on sonic exploration and music from the experimental, bleeding edges of today’s diverse and genre-defying scene.

Sunday 7 April | Hoarder’s Market | 2pm | Free
To end the season and Tasha Whittle’s residency we invite you to get rid of your hoarded items at our Hoarder’s Market featuring live music, pop up food stalls and a selection of artists showing their work.

Islington Mill

James Street

M3 5HW

0161 278 6404

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