Name of night: small&TALL presents Nicolas Jaar (LIVE) and Apparat (special pre-Chinese New Year Special)
DJs: Nicolas Jaar (LIVE), Apparat, small&TALL residents
Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Time: 7:00pm until late
Venue: Music Zone at E-MAX, KITEC + after party at KEE Club
Contact details for tickets: http://smallandtall_nico_apparat.eventbrite.com/#
Any cover charge: limited early bird is $300, second release $350, third release $400, on door (if available) $500
Press photos of guest DJs- attacheda
Short description of the night, including genres of music to expect:
TWO INCREDIBLE MUSICIANS. TWO VENUES. ONE NIGHT.
Like a 21st Century Beethoven, Nicolas blends classical with ambient electronic music to create sounds never heard before. He is the fastest rising live music artist of 2012 and has been setting the music world on fire with his versatile, virtuoso and often improvised performances than take the audience on a journey from ambient soundscapes, through heartbreakingly beautiful follk melodies to an entirely new form of electronica that appeals to peoples' heads, hearts and feet.
Here is a film of his recent 6 hour improvised performance at MoMA in New York:
His Essential Mix, considered by many to be one of the best ever:
And his website:
The perfect complement to Nico, Apparat began his career creating techno in Berlin, until a few years ago when he made the conscious decision to design soundscapes. Never one to shy away from the beauty of composing and playing on the fly, Apparat records music as experiments - keeping the edits with "mistakes" and working them into his luscious, emotional compositions. His live band toured the world in 2012 to critical acclaim. The co-founder of the Shitkatapult record label (with T.Raumschmiere), he has released music on BPitchControl, Mute, and !K7 amongst others. His DJ sets are as legendary as they are eclectic, and his recent Resident Advisor podcast is a firm favourite of ours...
Some great Apparat links:
The first part of the evening will be held at KITEC's brand new E-MAX Music Zone. Designed specially for live performances, this will provide a suitably great atmosphere for Nicolas Jaar's live set and Apparat's beautifully haunting soundscapes. This event begins early at 7pm and continues until midnight. Expect a visual experience to match the beauty of the sounds perfectly.
Afterwards, we will be holding the afterparty at KEE Club in Central with small&TALL residents and some very special secret guests, tbc.
Unfortunately capacity is limited for this event - just a few hundred tickets are available for the KITEC performance with Nico and Apparat - so please get your tickets quickly to avoid disappointment. We cannot guarantee that any tickets will be left for purchase on the door on the night.
Ticketholders gain access to both KITEC and KEE events. Advance KEE tickets are also available separately.
Tickets will be released in stages as the event gets closer:
First release: $300 (very limited early bird ticket)
Second release: $350
Third release: $400
Door price: $500
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