Electronic music, psychedelic lighting, immersive visuals, sensory installations.......all fueled by an open bar.
Saturday July 22nd
9p -5a | $15
Open bar and BYOB friendly
Sponsored by Austin Eastciders
Manican Dream — 11:30 pm
Experimental Dance music… Strong backbeats, modular synth, space funk guitar, retrospective keyboard, soul-filled vocals, Manican Dream uses soul driven songs and classic live instrumentation to bring modern day synthesis to life
Shimmer Island — 10pm
DJ Q — All night in the CHILLspace
A Deep House dj with an extraordinary ability to combine jazz, funk, and r&b to electronic rhythms that contains African and Latin rooted undertones.
Defunkt 2 Year Anniversary Party to follow after Manican Dream.
Production provided by:
A new breed of Visual artists who combine lights, lasers, and atmospherics to create a psychedelic and immersive space.
Synesthesia is a visual instrument. It creates live audio-reactive visuals to accompany live music. It allows any musician or visualist to wow audiences with a world-class visual show that is all generated LIVE. No play buttons, no timelines. Just beautiful visuals that respond to every musical action you take.
Independent Event Creatives
IEC will be showcasing new sensory installations experimenting with the immersive qualities of light, sound & touch
IEC produces multi-sensory events and installations. From concept to completion, with a focus on immersive interaction, IEC also provides full production & labor services for live music, art, community and corporate events. Founded in Austin Texas by Clayton Lillard and Mateo Gutierrez.
KAW is one of the most respected names in audio in central Texas. Be prepared to have your body move uncontrollably.
Noah Wight Will be bring some crazy lights and art pieces!
And we have a very special, debut performance from The Bridge Dance Company right around midnight!!!
DEFUNKT 2 year anniversary afterparty 1:30a -5a
Cygnus (CPU Records / Dallas, TX)
Cygnus is an internationally-loved electro & techno producer from Dallas, TX. He has released with CPU Records which was just named Label of The Month by Resident Advisor. In 2015, he toured the United States with the legendary Autechre. He has also shared a stage with Egyptian Lover, Dopplereffekt, DJ Stingray, Gerald Donald, DMX Krew, Team Doyobi, Sync24, Deltron and RJD2. On his recent tour in Europe he headlined the brand new Säule room at Berghain for the Leisure System crew.
Daed (Analogical Force / Houston, TX)
Daed aka Ian Lambert is a Houston-based electronic musician and sound designer. He is internationally recognized for his genre-pushing IDM, acid, braindance, and glitchcore. Daed's music is characterized by his innovative sound design, intricate sample editing, playful melodies and evolving atmospheres. He has toured internationally and performed at Bangface Weekender in the UK alongside Venetian Snares, Luke Vibert, Ceephax Acid Crew and at Day For Night festival in his hometown on the same lineup as Aphex Twin.
Acid Jeep (Love Love Records / Houston, TX)
Acid Jeep is the live analog techno and jungle performance brainchild of Stephen Farris. Ranging from acid house to classic electro and analog techno, Acid Jeep is the Yang to an otherwise more ambient and subdued Yin of Farris' previous productions. He recently released his first full-length Acid Jeep album on UK's Love Love Records.
Dylan Cameron (Holodeck Records / Austin, TX)
Dylan C has been propelled into the electronic music spotlight after his latest album 'Infinite Floor' was a giant success. He has toured extensively with Holodeck Records and is reknowned for his pulsating, evolving performances. He embraces house and techno influences in his live hardware sets and is a driving force in the underground dance music circuit.
Trax Rebo (Austin, TX)
Ray Levinson-Fort and Cody Wilson create various types of hardware-based electronic music exploring techno, acid, house, ambient, and experimental. Trax Rebo recently provided support for Warp veterans Plaid for their performance in Austin. They tout a large arsenal of gear and deliver upbeat and engaging performances.
DEFUNKT is an electronic music and visual arts collective based in Houston, Texas focused on techno, electro, braindance, IDM, breakcore, digital hardcore, acid house, & jungle music. Since 2015, DEFUNKT has hosted international warehouse parties and showcases and is renowned for featuring live hardware performances by some of the best artists in the electronic underground.
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