Supernormal Festival: A Video Primer

August 2011

Supernormal is an outdoor festival in the Chiltern Hills drawing primarily on the UK underground, supported by The Wire.

The line up includes Skullflower, Primordial Undermind, Cindytalk, A Band, Hamilton Yarns, Teeth Of The Sea, Gnod, Thoughtforms and more, plus art projects from Juneau Projects, Dirty Electronics & Anat Ben-David, The APAtT Orchestra, a discussion strand and more. Oxfordshire Braziers Park, 19–21 August, £65/festival pass. Click here to buy tickets.

In anticipation of the event, we've put together a collection of some of the artists set to perform at Supernormal:

Watch "Can You Feel It?" from the long running noise drone outfit Skullflower, headed up by Matthew Bower. "Can You Feel It?" is from their IIIrd Gatekeeper album, with the visuals taken from Patrick Bokanowski's 1972 film La Femme Qui Se Poudre (The Woman Who Powders Herself).

Cindytalk is Gordon Sharp's shape-shifting persona/music project which, since 1982, has mutated from post-punk ensemble to solo exploratory electronics. Watch Shrill's video to the Cindytalk track "Guts Of London" below.

Chicks On Speed member, Anat Ben-David's and Dirty Electronics's (aka John Richards) will be collaborating at Supernormal, after a show together at the ICA in February. The workshop involves the audience in building a modular instrument from analogue electronics, cardboard and found objects. Below is a video of the February edition of Dirty Electronics at the ICA.

Brighton based collective Hamilton Yarns's "Wave Me Off" is from their Hello Sparkle album.

Supernormal takes place at Oxfordshire Braziers Park, 19–21 August. Click here for the full line up.

Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

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