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Credo.Ten I Exlinear w/ Alex Bau

Contra

Fri Nov 10th 2017 to Sat Nov 11th 2017 at 23:59 until 07:00
Seoul, 34-16, Itaewon-dong, Seoul 2F/3F, Seoul

Event Details

Exlinear 012 w/
Alex Bau (CREDO / Cocoon Recordings / Munich, Germany)
Local Support: KLLDR
FRI 2017.11.10 / DOORS 23:59
Contra ITAEWON

Exlinear is a format introduced by KLLDR, the Techno alter ego of Tobias Kalleder, resident DJ at Delta Sounds and music director of Platoon Seoul.

We've been planning and rescheduling this one time and time again since 2 or so years but finally on November 10th it's going down - It`s november again and this means it's about time to continue the tradtion! Exlinear invites ALEX BAU to return to Seoul for a fourth time after a two year hiatus as he managed to squeeze in a weekend into his busy schedule throughout the world.

Seoul's Exlinear at Contra, where he will perform a 5 hour extended set, will be the final CREDO.TEN anniversary showcase in 2017 after stops in Frankfurt, Munich, Salzburg, Leipzig, Barcelona, Buenos Aires and just recently Amsterdam during ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event).

Joining him as a local support for the CREDO.TEN SHOWCASE will be Seoul based techno veteran KLLDR of Exlinear and Delta Sounds.

Uncompromising & bold underground techno plus minimum set times of 2 hours to give each DJ enough time to take the audience on a journey into sound are the main focus of this event series.

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ALEX BAU (DJ /// LABELOWNER OF CREDO /// RECORDING ARTIST ON CREDO, COCOON AND MANY MORE)

An affection to vinyl at an early stage is most probably the best precondition to become somebody finally ending up playing those vinyls for people. Somebody with a musical background. Somebody picking the right record at the right time. Somebody serving and educating people at the same time. Somebody being called a DJ.

This fascination for records, starting in the mid 80ies as a collector, and later on in the early 90ies as a DJ still is the a factor for Alex, though his setup on gigs has evolved to a rather complex, digital one. Though, the music is the only thing that counts. This is what Alex approves throughout his constant touring and gigs around the globe. It`s filtered by the DJ, performed in different ways, maybe even manipulated. But it`s the music which has the impact on the visitors of the club or festival so that their reaction scales the intensity of this particular experience. It ́s the music which is the key element for a good performace and which has to be supported by a good, powerful soundsystem, a fitting surrounding and the technical way it is performed. Equal to the formula „the whole party is like a movie and while the people on the dancefloor are the mainactors, I am just delivering the soundtrack.“

This exactly is Alex Bau`s credo. Not hard to find the connection to the name of his label. And it does not only apply to his DJ performances. His numerous productions on labels like Cocoon, previously also on CLR or Sleaze any many more, but mainly on Credo, perfectly reflect the idea of creating the tension by quality and subtile change and progress which is needed to finally bring something to explode.

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Timetable:
24-02 Klldr
02-07 Alex Bau

Admission: 20.000 KRW

This weekend (Friday & Saturday) we are proud to announce the United Groove Alliance between Cakeshop and Contra.
For the price of one entry, you can access both venues - 4 floors in total - and come and go throughout the entire complex as you please. Please check @cakeshopseoul and @contraseoul for DJ lineups.

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