Bookery Cook Banquet for the Brainfeeder Massive

January 11th, 2012

An evening with The Bookery Cook: Brainfeeder Banquet from Bookery Cook on Vimeo.

Just before the Dank Morass event featuring Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer and Hermitude early last year, our good friends from the art and food collective Bookery Cook cooked up a big middle-eastern feed for our artists!

Check this video depicting the dinner, event and after-party. A great reminder of a great night. Footage courtesy of Megan Cullen.

Read the full story HERE @ Bookery Cook’s brand new website!


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the gaslamp killer @ step inn, sat 6 mar

February 1st, 2010

Dank Morass presents THE GASLAMP KILLER, at Step Inn, Saturday 6 March, 2010.

Tickets on sale now from OzTix, Rockinghorse Records (online and instore), Butter Beats (Brisbane city and Valley stores) and all OzTix outlets.

Dank Morass is excited to present the debut Brisbane  show for the hottest DJ in the world of beats and bass – The Gaslamp Killer. A founder of LA’s acclaimed weekly Low End Theory club, the GLK’s lateral crate-digging through dusty psychedelia, classic hip hop, cutting edge beats and heavy dubstep is unparalleled. With the spirit of the West Coast psychedelic movement of the 60s and the current manifestation of the beat generation running strong in his blood, the GLK will lay waste to the main room of the Step Inn on Saturday March 6.

Moving between San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles, The Gaslamp Killer made a name worldwide with mind-boggling mixes such as I Spit On Your Grave and Hell And The Lake of Fire are Waiting For You. Closely affiliated with Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder collective, he released a debut EP, My Troubled Mind on that label in 2009. A whirlwind of rumbling bass and psych-rock edits, the EP is just one weapon in the GLK’s diverse arsenal of bass.

Low End Theory, which The GLK curates with fellow residents Daddy Kev, D-Styles and Nobody, has been hailed as the international headquarters for raw and soulful hip hop, psychedelic beats, glitch-hop, avant-rap, IDM and dubstep. The Gaslamp Killer is absolutely at the forefront of the thrilling collision of these disparate but complementary sounds.

In support, the Morass presents a rare Brisbane DJ set for Elgusto. One half of premier Australian beats duo Hermitude and producer for Herd-frontman Urthboy, Gusto has played leading bass nights Void and Headroom in his adopted hometown of Sydney. Favourites of Japan’s legendary DJ Krush, Hermitude have dropped three albums of world-class beats on the Elefant Traks label, most recently the sublimely composed Threads.

Nomadic Brisbanite Tigermoth will perform tracks off his haunting solo debut Underwater Beats and preview music from a new album. Equally influenced by US and Japanese hip-hop, Tigermoth weaves an abstract, instrumental soundscape backed by orchestrated beats in a mix evocative of Tokyo’s industrial landscape and Australia’s natural milieu.

Rounding out this top shelf line-up is local live dubstep duo Science Project, who have been toiling away in the lab for months, concocting unhurried heaters that are brought to life with drum kit and MPC on stage, and Syntax, playing original bass heavy hip hop beats.

Additional atmospherics will be provided by the Dank Morass DJs Walrii, Swob and Danck. The Morass has been DJing and promoting beats in Brisbane since late 2007, and has previously hosted Flying Lotus, Starkey, The Bug, Joker, Coki & Loefah and Blu & Exile.

The Gaslamp Killer (Low End Theory/Brainfeeder, LA) with guests Elgusto (DJ Set, Hermitude, Syd), Tigermoth (live), Science Project (live), Syntax, Swob, Walrii & Danck
Saturday 6 March – doors from 9pm
Step Inn, corner Brunswick St and St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley
$20+bf presold from, Rockinghorse & all OzTix outlets, $25 on the door.

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hermitude tour 2008

November 3rd, 2008

The Morass on tour with Hermitude & Horrorshow (Elefant Traks, Sydney), November 2008.

threadbare tour 2008 - hermitude + horrorshow + dank morass djs

threadbare tour 2008 - hermitude + horrorshow + dank morass djs

Thursday 6 November @ Sol Bar, Coolumn
Friday 7 November @ The Step Inn, Brisbane
Saturday 8 November @ Miami Tavern, Gold Coast
Sunday 9 November @ The Great Northern, Byron Bay

Hermitude on MySpace
Horrorshow on MySpace

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