A night of immersive cinema with glitchy electronic music, digital art, live visuals and found footage.
Margate Film Festival and Genetic Moo present an explosive night of performances with local artists, filmmakers and musicians delivering a wild night of experimental cinema.
A walk-around event with DJs and visuals, featuring two live performances, an experimental light show from Julian Hand & projections from Leon Hatcher.
Sonic Margate – 20.15 – 20.35
Liotia is a collaboration between singer/songwriter Abigail Hubbard and producer/engineer Matt Smyth. Both having grown up along the kent coast, they have dug deep into their seaside roots to create a soundscape for the work of Leon Hatcher.
The contrasts and conflicts of living in Margate are brought to life through sound. Highlighting seasonal differences and the economic struggles of an area in the grip of gentrification.
Liotia use a range of electric and electronic instruments to create a unique cinematic soundscape. Often likened to a halfway point between Little Dragon and Portsihead, Abi’s unique writing and vocal style add both intimately delivered poetic verse combined with emotional screams processed with a range of electronics devices.
Matt, often using found sounds as the basis of sound design combines synth programming and live drum machine performance, embellished with production processes that have their roots in the Dub mixing style pioneered by Lee Scratch Perry and King Tubby. (Matt having worked closely as an engineer with producer Adrian Sherwood at On U Sound’s Studio).
The duo released their debut EP So Close / Yours Tonight in July 2019
and are set to release ‘Blackout’ with Ramrock Red, featuring remixes from
Ashley Beedle’s African’s from Mars moniker and video by Swedish director
A bespoke immersive live audio visual performance featuring walkabout projections with a live electronic cinematic soundscape. Be immersed in the sights and sounds of Margate, from above and below, featuring the diverse voices of local residents, makers, shakers, curators and facilitators who ride against the tide.
Solarwaves is a collective of like-minded individuals producing music / art / film with shared ideologies. www.wearesolarwaves.com
Colin Welsh is a music, event and video producer and photographer. His Sunosis music vehicle creates broadcast-quality material for film, TV, radio and interactive media. Most recently, Colin has produced original music for a BAFTA-Winning BBC documentary, Gun no.6 and his compositions have featured on Channel4, ITV, Sky Sports, Discovery and a host of international broadcasters. Colin also creates engaging photography and video content for promotional videos & social media content specialising in aerial footage: The-Word-Out. His Ginglik Productions company creates inspired immersive events.
WALKABOUT Projection 3D interactive performances give a fully mobile ‘Projected
Augmented Reality’ experience, creating disruptive pop-up performances in any
environment. A form of digital puppetry, utilising small video projection systems,
powered by the Unity3D gaming engine, are manipulated magically by hand gestures to allow realtime interactions. Shaun PRICKIMAGE is industry-leading and unique digital artist who specialise in optically intoxicating and immersive digital visuals for events and brands. Started off with VJ residencies at Fabric Club & Club NME at Koko plus many other innovative underground London club nights. Now based at Resort Studios splitting time between Margate & London.
A DJ, avid vinyl collector and lover of analogue synthesis since the early 90’s, Ricky has honed the art of building the atmosphere in a room as an artist for many years. As an electronic music scene curator Ricky’s groundbreaking events have melted together music, art and film into a multi sensory journey.