Stream the concert live on Wednesday 10 February via Boiler Room
Approximate set times for this concert are: 7pm Doors - Micachu (DJ set) 7.30pm Monk 8pm Interval - Micachu (DJ set) 8.20pm Actress with the London Contemporary Orchestra
Producer Darren Cunningham aka Actress is joined by the London Contemporary Orchestra to premiere brand new material as well as expanded arrangements of his dark and brooding electronica.
Over a decade of releases Cunningham has built a reputation as a fine creator of cerebral abstract techno, or R&B concrète, crafting pulsing kickdrums, jittering percussion and chopped sample loops into churning, rumbling tracks soaked in static. But he has also been on record saying he wants to make ‘classical stuff for a modern generation’.
In this new collaboration commissioned and curated by Boiler Room, the London Contemporary Orchestra bring a new dimension to Cunningham’s choice of sounds. With the producer in effect using them as a new instrument, matching his electronic loops with precise manipulation of their acoustic instruments, together they form a heightened kind of chamber music.
The performance will be broadcast live by Boiler Room.