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19/20/21/22/23 Oct 2016

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RA Sessions: Audion (+Breakfast deal)

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12:00 - 12:15 | Free entrance
Cinema Café | Thorbeckeplein 16-18, Amsterdam

On Sunday Cinema Cafe will show you free film screenings which you can check out for free made by Resident Advisor. These are all recorded performances with standout live artists.

ADE breakfast deal: Fresh warm crescent roll + kaiser roll + hard boiled egg + slice of cheese + cup of jam or peanut butter + cup of butter for only 5 euros!


Live and improvised techno from Matthew Dear, one of the genre's most multi-faceted artists. For an artist who came up in Detroit's house and techno scene, Matthew Dear has a complicated relationship with dance music. Even as he built his name on bangers like "Hands Up For Detroit," his 1999 debut, and "Mouth To Mouth," his 2006 floor-filler as Audion, he devoted himself to escaping the functionalism of club music. First, there was Ghostly International, a stronghold of freeform electronic music he co-founded with Sam Valenti IV (along with its clubby sub-label, Spectral Sound). Then there were his albums as Matthew Dear, which revealed him as an electronic singer-songwriter. While his peers DJ'd or played live with laptops, Dear fronted a band, clutching a mic, shaking a tambourine and crooning like David Bowie. He looked and sounded so natural doing it that you might have thought he'd outgrown dance music. But in fact, his ravey alter-ego, Audion, was always alive and well. After a string of EPs over the last few years, Audion returned in force this June with Alpha, the project's first full-length since 2005's Suckfish. For this RA Sessions, Dear showed us where Audion is at today with a live 13-minute improvisation.

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Too many benefits for just €10,-

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