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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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11th October | Thumpermonkey “Make Me Young, etc.” album launch, Memory Of Elephants, Masiro

London legends of prog, punk, rock and devilish musicianship Thumpermonkey, launch their first album in exactly six years, via esteemed label Rockosmos!

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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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21st September | Helen Money, Kuro, A-Sun Amissa

An evening of drone, ambient electronics, doom strings and free jazz from world renowned musicians.

7th May | Chaos Theory DJs at Stergin’s album launch

Stergin are celebrating the release of their EP “Caramel Tony in Her Pleasuredome” with this concert at one of London’s coolest little venues Servant Jazz Quarters. The record is being released via Naim Records.

7 Years Of Chaos: afterparty with The Monolith guest DJ

All ticket-holders for The Facemelter can head ten minutes down the road with us to the basement of Farr’s School Of Dancing, almost opposite Dalston Junction station, where Simon Clark of The Monolith and Kunal will share DJ duties for a few hours.

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3rd February | The Facemelter 7 Years Of Chaos Special: Harbinger, Core Of iO, Masiro

It’s our 7th birthday! So we thought we’d celebrate seven years of gigs by having a gig.

This one’s in the slightly bigger venue Birthdays, so we can keep the price the same and fit more of you in, because we fucking love you!

28th July | Private industry showcase: Roger Goula performs from ‘Overview Effect’ (Cognitive Shift Recordings)

On Thursday 28th July 2016 between 7.30 and 9pm, at Servant Jazz Quarters in Dalston, Roger Goula will perform music from his limited edition EP Something About Silence (featuring remixes by Christian Löffler and Phaeleh) and his forthcoming album Overview Effect, which is the debut release from Cognitive Shift Recordings, a new collaboration between One Little Indian Records and Manners McDade Publishing.

3rd October | UK Exclusive: Alexander Hacke & Danielle de Picciotto, Thomas Ragsdale

After their mesmerising performance at Café Oto as part of our 5 Years Of Chaos celebrations in February, we can not wait to share the latest tour from Danielle de Picciotto​ (Crime & The City Solution) and Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten​), this time from the heights of The Hackney Attic. We also present the new solo project from Thomas Ragsdale (Ghosting Season, worriedaboutsatan). £14 advance                                                                        …

13th Feb | 5 Years Of Chaos: Jarboe (ex-Swans) & Helen Money, Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten) & Danielle De Picciotto

We celebrate 5 years of amazing underground gigs, music and adventures as well as immense support from all of you, with this very special event, which will be the artists’ only UK performance during this tour. £15.40 at http://www.wegottickets.com/event/298156 £18 on the door #5YearsOfChaos Swans singer, multi-genre collaborationist and creative Jarboe, will, with master of cello, loops and effects Helen Money, perform works from their upcoming EP, released on 16th February via Aurora Borealis recordings. http://www.thelivingjarboe.com/ http://helenmoney.com/ Guitarist, bassist and vocalist for German avant industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten, Alexander Hacke, will perform new collaborative works with Danielle de Picciotto (Crime …

Survival Skills – new self-exploration by Acoustic Ladyland/Shiver guitarist Chris Sharkey

“This came about because it just had to happen. Basically I couldn’t put it off any longer. “ Chris Sharkey, renowned jazz-punk experimenter and guitar player for Acoustic Ladyland and Shiver is explaining to me over the phone what his latest electronica project is all about. Survival Skills, the name of the new solo act, gets its debut with Chaos Theory this Saturday at Power Lunches, and while his name is sure to draw a loyal crowd, this is definitely a musical and creative departure for Chris. “I just felt I had to express myself in this way. It just …

An octopus with no rules – a Battleship Grey rehearsal

Our newest team member Lena Margareta spent an evening with Battleship Grey as they rehearsed in preparation for their single launch at Power Lunches on Saturday 1st November. Here’s what she had to say…   *******************   While hanging out with Battleship Grey during rehearsal, it takes a while to discover the bass guitar. After three songs I spot it, unused, in the corner behind a bin. It will eventually be picked up and played a little, but it’s clear that the position of bass guitar in this band is a slacker job.   “The guitar takes care of the …