The first edition of SpaceFest! will be held in Gdansk on 9-10 December.
SpaceFest! in 2011 will comprise of workshops for professional musicians ran by Ray Dickaty (ex-Spiritualized) and Karol Schwarz (KSAS, Prawatt), concerts, meetings with artists and a competition for young bands.
Over 10 shoegaze, space-rock and alternative bands will play gigs on 9-10 December, among them White Noise Sound (UK), Ścianka (PL), Jaime Harding (UK) and Simon Scott (UK). The performance by Pure Phase Ensemble – the collective of 15 musicians playing songs composed during the workshop will be a high point of the festival.
WHITE NOISE SOUND – SUNSET
NASIONO (SHOEGAZE) ALL STARS – I NEVER WANNA FEEL LIKE
I Never Wanna Feel Like is a song based on Spiritualized Pure Phase Tones for DJs. It was recorded last year by Nasiono Shoegaze All Stars – a collective of local musicians from Tricity. For the purpose of SpaceFest! workshop we are extending the group and invite British and Polish musicians to join us: Ray Dickaty (ex-Spiritualized), Jaime Harding (Marion), Piotr Pawlak (Kury), Wojciech Jachna (Contemporary Noise Sextet) among the others. The collective renamed to Pure Phase Ensemble will play together on 10th December 2011 at SpaceFest!
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