Thursday 8th March :: Mercat Basement
Nuba Mountains Cultural Society of Victoria, inc
Thunderrclapp #1 is approaching! For our inagural event we have organised an amazing slice of Melbourne's dance and music. There will horned head dresses, live analogue synth workouts as well as heavy bassed tropical party flavours. Rounding out the night will be Thunderrclapp DJs!
Thunderrclapp is for music from the places where technology, tradition and dancing meet.
NUBA MOUNTAINS CULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA Inc.
“Yes we are proud to be Nuba, and most importantly: to keep our identiy alive, whereever we are!”
Nuba Mountains practice traditional dance from Southern Sudan. Comprised of 12 members the Nuba Mountains show is a combination of traditional costume including bull horn headresses and contemporary electronically produced music.
Ms Butt has been DJing on the Melbourne club circuit since 2002, Bringing global party styles to dance floors with reggae, dancehall, hip hop, dubstep, afrobeat, latin, future beats, calypso, cumbia, soul, jazz, and more. She is a part of Congo Tardis #1 with dj’s Paz and Lewis CanCut, and her project teaching young women Dj skills. Ms Butt has been instrumental in carving a space within Melbourne’s club and party scene selecting and mixing the latest dance music that we would otherwise have to catch a plane to find.Ms Butt regularly hosts radio shows on Melbourne’s community stations PBS FM and RRR FM.
http:// www.congotardis1.com/p/ about.html
A pirate radio broadcaster, electronic instrument artisan Matthew
Brown has been described by those who have experienced his effect on the dance floors of Melbourne as a wizard!. He tames vintage analogue synths and he has been busy crafting. He will bring his time machines to thunderrclapp and he will perform his live set colliding 80’s rave and stonehenge baroque and you might just find yourself dancing.