The new year looms large and we're back with an ultra-heavy double bill at Boxout Wednesdays to close out the month of November. Los Angeles beat scene legend Daedelus showcases a live set plus Berlin-based dance floor wrecker Phon_o on the 1s and 2s and local legend Lacuna on opening duties.
Coming from studying jazz on the double bass at university in California and discovering breakbeats of the UK rave and hardcore scenes during trips to Europe, Alfred Darlington aka Daedelus released his first solo album Invention On Plug Research back in 2002. Fast forward to 16 full-lengths and 13 EPs, scattered across seminal labels like Ninja Tune and Brainfeeder, to 2016, which saw his first full-length release on his own imprint Magical Properties. He is regarded as a vanguard of the LA beat scene as well as one of the most interesting artists to emerge from the U.S. West Coast in many years, having carved out a unique space for himself within electronic music. He has been also been involved with community radio station dublab since its inception.
Phon_o started off playing records with Apparat in the dark reaches of the mountains of East Germany. He is known for his ecstatic live and DJ sets which range across the sounds of hip-hop, dub, Baltimore club, house, dubstep and techno. He has releases out on 50WEAPONS, Tectonic and BPitch Control and Boysnoize Records. We are stoked to host both these incredible artists in New Delhi.
New Delhi based guitarist and producer Lacuna aka Mihir Raina launched Boxout.fm Recordings with his Strains EP back in October 2017. His experimental sound draws from across hip-hop, jungle, trip-hop and bass music. He has thrown down for us in style on multiple occasions and we look forward to welcoming him back to boxoutwednesdays.
All-female collective Coven Code continues its rooftop residency at #boxoutwednesdays for the month of October. Coven Code comprises women from diverse backgrounds who have come together in the hope of making New Delhi’s nightlife and music industry more inclusive by creating more opportunities for women. They are inclusive and welcoming to those that identify as femme and non-binary. Coven Code’s mission includes zero-tolerance to sexual harassment, unwanted touching, stalking and all forms of discrimination based on gender, disability, sexuality, race, religion or age.
The only weekly residency in the country for underground sounds and culture, #boxoutwednesdays is more than just a night, it is an on-going movement that helps build and serve a community that remains neglected by the mainstream. Brought to you in partnership with Absolut.
We are committed to ensuring that #boxoutwednesdays is a safe and inclusive space for all people. We have a zero-tolerance policy for any kind of verbal or physical harassment or abuse. If you ever feel uncomfortable or unsafe, please reach out to us right away.
Hosted by MC Soopy
Daedelus has dedicated his musical career to the war against cliché. Like his mythological namesake, Alfred Darlington is an inventor, a craftsman, a constructor of labyrinths. Others get trapped in the maze; he knows how to build wings.
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