16th November | Jessica Moss (Canada) + Jungfrau + VÄLVĒ

An evening of dark folk, shoegaze, contemporary classical and sprawling psychedelia at Sebright Arms in Hoxton, as the Thee Silver Mt Zion violinist joins us to perform music from her new album “Entanglement”, released via Constellation Records. £9 advance                                                                                secret discounted tickets £12 on the door ————————– Jessica Moss (Canada) An artist who’s mesmerised us at a few of her concerts already. …

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23rd October | Evi Vine + Common Eider, King Eider (USA) + Drekka (USA)

An evening of powerful post-rock, drone, ambient, doom and dark folk from the UK and USA, at The Victoria in Dalston.

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13th September | Vodun “Ascend” album launch w/ Bruxa Maria & The Hyena Kill

Two and a half years after they broke into the wider consciousness with the launch of “Possession”, the defiant fireball that is Vodun return to launch their new album “Ascend” at Oslo in Hackney.

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7th September | Warren Schoenbright, Riotmiloo, Metalogue

A beautiful medley of noise, industrial, post-punk and electronic sounds at The Black Heart in Camden.

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25th August | Norwood & Brixton Foodbank fundraiser w/ Treasure Of Woe, Carl White, Apocalypse Jazz Unit

London promoters Wrongpop and Chaos Theory have gotten together for a one-off special event to raise money for Norwood & Brixton Foodbank.

Tickets at £5

100% of ticket sales go to the charity.

Some of the best new underground bands out there have agreed to bring you their sounds for this excellent cause, so it’ll be a phenomenal evening with extra positive vibes.

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11th May | Match & Fuse + Chaos Theory present: The Display Team, Magnus Loom, Ms Mercy

We’ve joined forces with promoters of avant-garde jazz, prog and all manner of genre-colliding music, Match&Fuse to present a lineup of audio oddities at New River Studios in Manor House.

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4th May | The Facemelter at New River Studios: Memory Of Elephants, Codices, Rad Pitt

This month, we leave Camden to enjoy DesertFest, and put on a display of jawdropping math rock glory at London’s best DIY venue, New River Studios in Manor House.

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5th April | Becoming///Animal, The Brain Center At Whipple’s, Mark Dicker

Chaos Theory proudly presents Becoming///Animal at Servant Jazz Quarters in Dalston.

Becoming///Animal is a new project by amazing collaborative duo Massimo Pupillo of Zu, and Gordon Sharp of Cindytalk and This Mortal Coil.

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13th October | Yowie (UK exclusive) + MNHM + Vasa

A huge extravaganza of talent in a UK exclusive event, as three internationally renowned bands descend upon London in a flurry of math rock, prog, psychedelia, noise and jazz at The Brewhouse in Hackney.

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6th October | The Facemelter: Thumpermonkey ‘Electricity’ EP launch, The Fierce & The Dead, Ham Legion

The merry band of loony prog heroes that is Thumpermonkey returns to greet us with a brand new EP at The Black Heart, and we welcome them with open arms! Joined by internationally acclaimed prog legends The Fierce & The Dead, and Brighton-based newcomers Ham Legion.

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5th May | The Facemelter: Lost In The Riots, Los Padres, Codices

Joyous math rock meets seamless prog at The Black Heart in Camden.

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1st May | Mouse On The Keys + Mutiny On The Bounty + Strobes

Extraordinary trio Mouse On The Keys are back from Japan, armed with fresh material from their upcoming album ‘Out Of Body’, out on 25th January via Topshelf Records, accompanied by Luxembourg-based math rockers Mutiny On The Bounty.

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11th March | 4 Card Trick: Jonny Halifax & The Howling Truth, Georges Kaplan Presents… (EP launch), Snack Family (with Adam Betts)

Ladies and gents! A one-off special event at New River Studios from 7.30pm, packed with live music, film, spoken word, card games and other tricks, all draped in a haze of noir, blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll. Come dressed in your finest or raggiest and enjoy an EP launch by one of the first bands we ever worked with!

12th November | Whispers & Hurricanes: Fear Of The Forest (album launch), Lost Harbours (Lat), Kirsten Morrison

We’re back at New River Studios with a night of dark folk tales from musicians playing a wide array of wonderful instruments, with a special album launch to top it off!

29th October | The Jazz Market: Vels Trio, Adam Betts (TTT), Sneaky (Fingathing)

A serious display of talent from musicians who fuse their traditional training with technology to create modern masterpieces (aka rhythm gurus produce certified bangers).

Interview: Jo Quail speaks with Carya Gish

Carya Gish, novelist and founder of independent publishing imprint Arcane Publishing, speaks to cellist and composer Jo Quail ahead of the launch of her new album Five Incantations at St John on Bethnal Green on 19th March.

Interview: Poppy Ackroyd speaks to Carya Gish

Carya Gish, novelist and founder of independent publishing imprint Arcane Publishing, speaks to musician and composer Poppy Ackroyd who will perform at the launch of Jo Quail’s new album Five Incantations at St John on Bethnal Green on 19th March.