XONE 51 presents two floors of the best electronic music entertainment in D.C. on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at the posh Safari Lounge!
Come see energetic, visually compelling performances and new music by
+ D.C. legends RED THIS EVER and
+ new project 11 GRAMS, featuring Rob Early of Retrogramme!
Experience the sonic stylings of
+ DJ KANGAL of Dark & Stormy
+ DJ RON JACKSON of SEQUENCE!
Also: artist DAVINA LOUISE of D.C. Creators will be painting amazing designs on people’s bodies!
@ 8-10 p.m.—hear the bands.
@ 10 p.m.-closing—enjoy the DJs.
As part of the festivities, we’ll be celebrating the BIRTHDAYS of Roy Retrofit of Red This Ever and Rob Early of 11 Grams!
ABOUT THE BANDS, Red This Ever and 11 Grams
Synthrockers Red This Ever have been described as “the coolest triangular peg to fit in a square hole.” Their vast influences have made them hard to define, their love of music makes them intoxicating, and their tongue-in-cheek performances makes them a blast. Chain D.L.K. gushed about Red This Ever’s new album, Attack: “This is big, bodacious, balls-of-brass synthpop that isn’t afraid to put it all on the line, get in your face, and tell you how they think it is. And dance worthy to boot.” Watch Red This Ever’s new video, Sound of the Walking Dead.
11 Grams is a futurist-inspired musical partnership between Simeon Fitzpatrick of Project K11 in Australia and Rob Early of Retrogramme in the United States. Spill Magazine says, “With their debut album ‘Panacea,’ the duo have created an addictive Industrial/EBM style with catchy bass riffs, complex melodies, and precise high-tech musicianship that convey their vision of the future with a nod to the past.” Check out 11 Grams’ new video for Machine Malfunction.
ABOUT THE DJs, Kangal and Ron Jackson
Kangal is DC’s dance-floor DJ, mixing breaks, electro, techno, house, and all the variations thereof. Currently, he’s the resident DJ of Dark and Stormy at the Black Cat (DC), and he hosts his own weekly worldwide DJ mix podcast, “The No Disc Disco,” available on iTunes and podomatic.com. Past credits include infamous DC parties like Catacomb, Alchemy, Bound, and Resurrection. DJ Kangal on Mixcloud.
A perfectionist curator of modern techno, DJ Ron Jackson is a star in the DC-area techno scene. Known for his uniquely-crafted dub-techno sets and linear rhythmic grooves, Ron Jackson has opened for the likes of Cell Injection (Drumcell & Audio Injection/Truncate), Marcel Dettmann, Zenker Brothers, Tommy Four Seven, Recondite, and more. In addition, he’s the mastermind behind Void Archive and SEQUENCE, regular DC techno events that hosts the best techno artists of the area. He’s played at Flash, U Street Music Hall, Dr. Clock’s, and Jimmy Valentine’s. Ron Jackson on Soundcloud.
ABOUT DAVINA Louise,
(DC CREATORS) Body Artist
A former model, Davina Louise is a sculptor, drawer, painter, photographer, body artist, and event planner. She and her partner, Jorge Goncalves founded DC Creators to help artists stage interesting events that connect artists with the public. View samples of her work. All bodies are welcomed!
ABOUT THE VENUE
If you haven’t already, you must come see the luxurious Safari Lounge. Featuring the latest sound systems, Safari has two bars (one on each floor), comfortable seating, spacious floors, and a deck and patio in the back where smoking is permitted. Bartenders serve the most unusual mixed drinks in the city as well as drink specials. Plenty of safe, on-the-street parking is available in front of and behind Safari.