Alpha-ville enters its third year in 2011 with an impressive lineup headlined by Matthew Dear (pictured) and an ambitious theme relating to Nicholas Negroponte’s point that we now live in a post-digital age. Alongside a wide variety of workshops, lectures, events, performances and interactive exhibitions …
Alpha-ville 2011 Promotional Mix compiled and recorded by Ben Mursz
1. Svarte Greiner - Halves 2. Jon Hopkins - A Drifting Up 3. Jacaszek - Pentral VII 4. Kangding Ray - Leavalia Scheme 5. Pantha Du Prince - The Splendour 6. Matthew Dear - Deserter (Four Tet Remix) 7. Max Cooper - Heresy 8. Kangding Ray - Anthem 9. Emptyset feat. Cornelius Harris - Altogether Lost (Ben Klock’s Glowing Clap Remix) 10. Truss/ Donor - Noson (Truss Dub) 11. Pantha Du Prince - Es Schneit 12. Illum Sphere - Agent White
These and more artists music, film, art, ideas, inspiration at Alpha-ville 22-25 September www.alpha-ville.co.uk
Manchester-based Illum Sphere (a.k.a. Ryan Hunn) has been described by Hyperdub’s Ikonika as “one of the most special and unique artists to come out of the UK”. Having remixed music from artists such as Bjork, Greymatter and Radiohead, his ascent in the world of bass and electronics has been swift as of late.