ravel on down the sonic highway with Melbourne’s monthly underground techno club, MACHINE on Friday 16th October featuring resident Dj’s: Slieker, Andrew Till, Mike Callander & special guest Jonny Mac (Bus Records)
MACHINE offers some of Melbourne’s most forward thinking and respected DJ’s an intimate space to craft their sets and play the music they want.
All in the cool surroundings of MY AEON @ 791 Sydney Rd Brunswick, with it’s comfortable dance floor space, front bar /lounge area & outside garden courtyard with open fire place making this this perfect spot.
Entry $5.00 Before Midnight / $10.00 after Midnight
A career behind the decks spanning 16 years has taken Simon around the world, around the country and certainly inside every nook and cranny within Melbournes healthy electronic music scene. Talented and diverse, Slieker continues to forge ahead with a hectic schedule into 2009…
His prominent achievements have been a lauded 8 years throwing down at infamous techno institution Teriyaki Anarki Saki. Teriyaki one of the most respected techno clubs in the world, known for it’s quality, and crucible like intensity was where Slieker came to prominence.
Possessed with a balance of skill and sensitivity, Slieker draws upon the subtleties which can turn a set into a cohesive aural journey. Not only does he recognize such amorphous qualities as depth, scope, timing and intensity, he manipulates them as surely and deliberately as a shift in the pitch. And then theres the feeling with which he does it. With Slieker its personal, he touches people. In the simplicity of that assertion lies the strength at the heart of his djing. It;s not abstract or isolated, rather something borne of a relationship with the dancefloor. A relationship that often intensifies the energy in the room.
With a DJ career spanning almost twenty years, Andrew Till has seen more genres and styles come and go than most of us can name. Starting out in the late 1980’s, he became known for fusing together many elements of electronic and experimental music. Via techno, trance, ambient, acid house, industrial, and psychedelic he is synonymous with an eclectic, varied spectrum of sound.
As one of pivotal forces behind the Melbourne electronic music community, he established Melbourne’s first dedicated underground electronic label Psy-Harmonics in 1992 with Ollie Olsen, which now has over 70 releases and a huge international following.
As well as regularly Djing around Australia, Andrew has been a regular on the international circuit over the last fifteen years with tours to places including; Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, London, Sweden, Helsinki, Denmark, New Zealand, Germany, Greece, Switzerland, South Africa also including numerous gigs within Japan from the largest festivals & nightclubs, to the most intimate indoor and outdoor venues.
Andrew is one DJ that isn’t afraid to experiment with new sounds and is forever pushing boundaries, this has earned him respect worldwide.