- 21 & over
FORMS: SHADES & IVY LAB
Alix Perez (Belgium/UK) and Eprom (USA) are SHADES.
Aware of each other's music for some time before meeting, Perez and Eprom first crossed paths at the 2013/2014 Northern Bass festival in New Zealand. The following summer they met again at the Red Bull Studios LA producing the Foreign Beggars’ Modus EP. This initial studio session led to further collaborations and SHADES was born.
North London trio Ivy Lab were brought together out of a shared enthusiasm for experimentations on the fringes of the Drum'n'Bass scene. Several years on from that initial coming together, the collective go from strength to strength; propagating a new generation of sub-genres housed within the framework of their '20/20' project.
The middle of the noughties saw collective-elder Gove Kidao build up a sustained presence as a Producer/DJ operating under the name Sabre, working on disparate interpretations of the drum and bass genre. In 2009, Critical Music served not only as the home for Sabre’s debut long player, but also the debut track from an unknown young talent advocated by Sabre to the label. J Fogel a.k.a Stray enjoyed broad acclaim for his inaugural release “Timbre”, and began to work on further projects for Critical Music, including collaborating with Sabre himself. Unknown to them both, each had independently struck up a relationship with another emerging talent operating under the moniker Halogenix. Collaborating as separate duos soon expanded into combining into a formal trio, casting the foundations of the collective that exists today.
With support from
Tom Kha Soup
Forms is a Pacific Northwest-based event series aimed at bridging the gap between the music we're currently most excited about and the timeless influences that paved the way for these sounds to flourish. Our mission is to explore not only the existing gamut of genres, but also the spaces in between, as well as the threads that connect influence and creation.
- Ticket Price: $15.00
- Show Type: DJ
21 & over