Founder member and revered Wrong Meeting resident Ivan Smagghe will be delivering his usual miles-ahead electro-tech vibes, alongside all-round electronic legend and compadre, Andrew Weatherall, to a baying crowd of darkwave revellers. Oliver Huntemann, remixer of the latest Black Strobe single, 'I'm a Man' (out 4th June) will also be on hand to whip the crowd into even more of a frenzy. When the band hit the stage, be prepared for dark electro rock mayhem. "Expect a rock band who make people dance, by which I mean four guys on stage who play noisy but groovy music," enthused singer and songwriter Arnaud Rebotini. "We will play some old songs and some songs from the forthcoming album - 'Burn Your Own Church' - giving you a good idea of how the album sounds."
For Rebotini, playing at Fabric is always a thrill, and he sees it as the perfect place to take the Black Strobe experience live. "Fabric is a huge club with really underground guest DJs and live acts, so you have a big, but cool audience. The sound is really good too and the people who run it are real music lovers. What more could you ask for?" He's also looking forward to the prospect of the guest DJs. "Andrew Weatherall is a godfather of electronic music and one of the best DJs you can have. I think this is a good reason to choose him. Oliver Huntemann is one of THE producers of the moment from Germany. He's done a great remix for us so it was obvious to ask him to be a guest on Saturday."
Black Strobe first came to prominence with such eviscerating cuts as 'Chemical Sweet Girl' and 'Italian Fireflies'. They recently hit big with the amazing 'Last Dub On Earth' on Crosstown Rebels, and have remixed everyone from Depeche Mode to Bloc Party. Their highly anticipated debut album proper, 'Burn Your Own Church', drops on 11th June, and promises to be a killer. Catch them while you can.
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