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SpaceFest! is a festival of shoegaze, space-rock and psychedelic music. It consists of concerts, workshops for musicians from Poland and abroad, meetings with legendary artists, a competition for young bands and live album releases.

The seventh edition of the festival will be held on 1-2 Dec 2017 in Gdansk!

SpaceFest! is organized by Nasiono Association in cooperation with Laznia Centre for Contemporary Arts, Club B90 and with the support of the City of Gdansk.

Pure Phase Ensemble 7 line-up! 7 November 2017, 11:45

Pure Phase Ensemble 7 will be curated by Maciej Cieślak of the legendary Polish band Ścianka, who said: “We will try to invent music from scratch, and naturally fail at doing so, but let’s hope we create something interesting in the process.” Michał Gos (Oczi CziorneLonker See, Band A) – one of the most prominent musicians of the Gdańsk independent scene – will play the drums. We will also hear Nasiono Records’ very own Karol Schwarz (7fazKarol Schwarz All Stars), who has been responsible for the musical cohesion of the PPE project from the very outset. The band’s line-up will be completed by young musicians: Adam Neubauer (Pedal Distorsionador), Łukasz Sasko (Ze VelocipedesB=Hearts), Łukasz Żurawski, Juliusz Kapka (No toca co), Michał Pollok-Andrys and Emilia Pollok-Andrys. The effects of the workshop will be presented live on 2 Dec on the SpaceFest! 2017 stage at B90.

SpaceFest!2017 poster 29 October 2017, 15:49

We’re proud to present our brand new SpaceFest! 2017 poster
Artwork by Patryk Hardziej

On 1-2 Dec you’ll have a chance to experience concerts by the following bands: Pure Phase Ensemble ft. Maciej Cieslak(Ścianka), New Candys10 000 RussosMUGSTAROdd CoupleWilcze JagodyTajakDead RabbitsBlind Butcher30 kilo słońca, Dr Switchoff  :)

Organiser: Nasiono Records
Co-financed by: Miasto Gdańsk
Partners: Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej ŁaźniaB90
Media Partners: Radio Gdańsk S.A.Gazeta Wyborcza,Co Jest Grane24Trojmiasto.plDrowned in SoundShameless Promotion PRLast Day DeafRÓBMY DOBRZEFull Moon MagazineUwolnij Muzyke and Going.

Tickets: Soundrive.plKupBilecik.pl

Tajak (MEX) i Dead Rabbits (UK) join SF!2017 line-up 20 October 2017, 09:58

And today we’ve got 2 bands to announce! Tajak - Mexican noise-punk massacre mixed with indigenous tribal chants and Dead Rabbits - heavy psych rock with walls of distorted guitars straight from Fuzz Club Records. You must check these bands out – they are ACE live!

https://tajak.bandcamp.com
https://deadrabbitsuk.bandcamp.com/

SpaceFest!2016 – documentary 6 October 2017, 12:03

Here’s the documentary of SpaceFest 2016! Check out performances from Pure Phase Ensemble ft Anton Newcombe, MDME SPKR, Lonker See, Be Forest., Wild Books, The Fruitcakes, Camera, The Third Sound, DIV I DED, Rosa Vertov and some cool interviews.

You can win tickets for SF!2017 if you go to SpaceFest profile and answer the film related question (https://goo.gl/2dMemG)

Join Pure Phase Ensemble 7 ft. Maciej Cieślak 28 September 2017, 10:30

We’re happy to announce that the 2017 edition of  Pure Phase Ensemble will be curated by Maciej Cieślak of the legendary Polish band Ścianka. Michał Gos (Oczi Cziorne, Lonker See) – one of the most prominent musicians of the Tricity independent scene – will play the drums. We will also hear Nasiono Records’ very own Karol Schwarz (7faz, KSAS), who has been responsible for the musical cohesion of the PPE project from the very outset, play the bass guitar. The effects of the band’s work will be presented live on 2 December on the SpaceFest! stage at B90 club. The entire set will be recorded and released on CD in 2018.

And traditionally, we invite musicians from Poland and abroad to join Pure Phase Ensemble. If you want to play with us, please send us the application form. You can find more details in the “rules of the game” document attached below.
Our email address:  love@spacefest.pl!
We’re waiting for your applications till 15 Oct 2017.

APPLICATION FORM: http://spacefest.pl/temp/PPE7_formularz.rtf
RULES OF THE GAME: http://spacefest.pl/temp/PPE7_schedule_rules.rtf

 

(polski) Wyniki konkursu dla zespołów! 18 September 2017, 06:40

Sorry, this entry is only available in polski.

“Bałwan” – the second single from the PPE6 ft. Anton Newcombe album 13 September 2017, 15:10


It’s still summer but we have a snowman for you! BAŁWAN (=snowman in Polish) is the second single from the upcoming album Pure Phase Ensemble 6 ft. Anton Newcombe Live at SpaceFest.
If you want an exclusive, limited copy of the CD with an astonishing artwork by Patryk Hardziej, you can PREORDER it here:
http://nasiono.net/album/ppe6-live-at-spacefest/
or go to DIGITAL PREORDER: https://purephaseensemble.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-spacefest-5

New announcement: New Candys 28 August 2017, 20:55

New Candys (IT) is the next band joining our SpaceFest 2017 line-up! “Psychedelic power trip that demands your attention from its opening bars” (according to Drowned in Sound) is coming your way! Just listen! 

Blind Butcher to play SpaceFest!2017 23 August 2017, 10:34

Let’s announce another SpaceFest 2017 band: Blind Butcher (CH) – with a big dose of space rock, glam, glitter, lycra and sequins as well as some physical culture. Time to dance, yeah!

Do you want to play at SpaceFest in 2017 or in the future? 13 August 2017, 23:38

Well, this is basically a competition for Polish bands that play sheogaze, space rock and all kinds of weird stuff. But if you are not Polish and you think your music fits our festival and your only dream is to play at SpaceFest! then try your luck and contact us at love@spacefest.pl (send us links to your bandcamp etc). Who knows – maybe we’ll fall in love with your music and we’ll invite you to come over – if not this year the maybe in 2018.

And if you have supernatural powers and can speak Polish, check the rules of the competition:

spacefest.pl/konkurs/formularz_zgloszeniowy_SpaceFest_2017.doc
spacefest.pl/konkurs/formularz_zgloszeniowy_SpaceFest_2017.pdf
spacefest.pl/konkurs/regulamin_konkursu_SpaceFest_2017.pdf

Pure Phase Ensemble 6 ft. Anton Newcombe Live at SpaceFest! 8 August 2017, 14:23

Here’s “God’s Drugs” – the first track from the upcoming Pure Phase Ensemble 6 ft. Anton Newcombe Live at SpaceFest! album (premiere in September!).

Blast from the past: Silver Apples at SpaceFest! 2014 6 August 2017, 11:16

Yesterday at OFF Festival in Katowice Silver Apples gave another awesome concert, meanwhile we come back to 2014 and the legendary performance at SpaceFest which left us all jaw-dropped, bewitched and filled with cosmic energy.

New space, new place and new poster 25 July 2017, 12:02

7th edition of SpaceFest will take place on 1-2 Dec 2017 in B90 Club – so save the date! In a moment we’ll announce the line-up and launch the ticket sale.
And in the meantime we’d like to present our new poster designed by Patryk Hardziej. Hope you like it as much as we do. :)

Pure Phase Ensemble 6 – workshop documentary 12 January 2017, 17:12

Here’s a short documentary from Pure Phase Ensemble ft. Anton Newcombe workshop accompanying the 6th edition of SpaceFest! in 2016. The musicians taking part in the project were:
Anton Newcombe – guitar, vocals, mellotron
Emil Nikolaisen (Serena-Maneesh (Official) – guitar
Karol Schwarz (7faz, Karol Schwarz All Stars) – guitar, vocals
Olga Mysłowska (Polpo Motel) – vocals, keyboard
Maciej Karmiński (Jesień) – drums
Marcin Lewandowski (Judy’s Funeral, Castlings, SOON) – bass guitar
Jakub Żwirełło (Oslo Kill City, Szezlong) – guitar
Kacper Graczyk (Aiodine, coding) – electronic beats, synths, backing vocals

SpaceFest! 2016 – teaser 11 November 2016, 11:34

Giddy up and see the new incarnation of  Pure Phase Ensemble ft. Anton Newcombe (The Brian Jonestown Massacre) on 2-3 Dec at Klub ŻAK! The other bands on SpaceFest! line-up are Be Forest.,CameraLonker SeeDIV I DEDThe Third SoundThe FruitcakesMDME SPKRWild BooksRosa Vertov. And as a dessert – pagan disco with DJ Snowid.
Check out our festival teaser and get in the mood!

We present SF!2016 poster 22 October 2016, 18:47

This is our official festival poster. Patryk Hardziej is the author of this year’s SF! visual identification, as well as the graphic designer of Pure Phase Ensemble 5 ft. Hugo Race album cover.



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+48 600 779 553 love@spacefest.pl

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+48 513 930 841 press@spacefest.pl

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