Venetian Snares bangs down the beats
VINCE YALLOP Venetian Snares, a man who has put the fear into promoters with reports of him pushing PA systems to their limit with his explosive mash of breakbeats, jungle and gabba, plays The Waterfront in Norwich on Monday September 20.
Venetian Snares, a man who has put the fear into promoters with reports of him pushing PA systems to their limit with his explosive mash of breakbeats, jungle and gabba, plays The Waterfront in Norwich on Monday September 20.
The Canadian - real name Aaron Funk - has become as revered as the Aphex Twin in some circles, with recent releases going by crazy names such as The Chocolate Wheelchair Album and Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding.
Support comes from creative Norfolk laptop duo Miami Beat Alliance with MC London-Boy. At their shows literally anything can happen: one recently featured a religious-themed wrestling match.
The Uncollected night runs from 10pm to 2am (upstairs at the venue), entry £6 - pick up a flyer for a £2 discount on the door.
Further details at www.uncollected.net
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Straight after the Norwich show, Snares heads to the Netherlands, Greece and France, but there's another chance to see him at the Portland Arms in Cambridge on October 7.