Presented by Moving on Music and curated by Phil Kieran, the first ever FUSED electronica weekender will take place at Belfast’s Black Box from June 11-13. Set to bring the very best electronic music to the Cathedral Quarter venue over three days, the inaugural line-up will bring together techno, electro pop, visuals and live elements, with performances from Grumbling Fur, Andrew Weatherall, Phil Kieran and Perc. Thursday, June 11: Grumbling Fur & Helena Hamilton Friday, June 12: Andrew Weatherall [All Night] Saturday, June 13: Phil Kieran [Live] & Perc [Perc Trax] & Koichi Go to the Moving on Music website for full information.
Techno is in a very different place from when Ali Wells, better known as Perc, started up his Perc Trax label with his own ‘Ice Cream for Kenton’ single. A solid 62 (thus far) 12”s later, a bunch of digital releases and a handful of albums later, here we are in 2014 where Perc Trax’s brand of blistering machine funk is in vogue to an extent not seen since the 90s. To celebrate a decade of the label’s existence we’re given two CDs; a compilation of new Perc Trax material from both label regulars (Perc, Truss, Forward Strategy Group) and…