Launch Party/ Asia Triennial Manchester 11
Fri 30 Sep 2011
22.00 – 01.00
FREE. Drop in, limited capacity.
Join us for the Asia Triennial Manchester 11 opening night party from 10pm until 1am/late in the Cornerhouse annexe (entry adjacent to the ground floor bar). Two of the city’s most eclectic DJs will be experimenting with a mash-up of contemporary and pan-Asian beats. Meet and mingle with the artists, curators, guests and culture vultures as we moisten lips and loosen hips courtesy of our sponsors Tiger Beer.
Jayne Compton has been at the helm of Club Brenda for over a decade. This innovative, underground club night blends music, art, poetry and performance and is a platform for artists such as the performance poet, Chloe Poems and Grand Central vocalist, Veba. The success of Club Brenda inspired Jayne to set up Switchflicker Records, responsible for launching the Ting Tings’ career (through the release of the hit single, That’s Not My Name). Switchflicker is currently home to folktronica favourites, Magic Arm.
A collector of groove music since 1986, Irfan Rainy has spent the last twenty years making Roots House Music, Deep Tech / Tech House, Detroit influenced Techno, Jazz, Latin, Brazilian music, Funk, Disco, Jazz Funk, African Music, Indian Music, soundtracks and Electronica. He has worked alongside many of the greats in groove music, including Questlove, The Roots, Tony Allen, Afrobeat king Norman Jay and electro-funk maestro Greg Wilson amongst others.