New DJ set – féasha

I put this DJ set together to support Austel’s debut EP launch gig, taking place at The Finsbury in London on 23rd July. I started off trying to make it a pop set, but it went off piste a bit! Hope you enjoy it anyway. Artist links are in the info on the Mixcloud page x – Kunal  

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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.

Chaos Theory radio podcast 8/5/18

Our latest podcast is now up for streaming! CT founder Kunal plays music from all of our upcoming gigs in May, June and July and lets you know just why you need to see these bands.

New Chaos Theory radio podcast w/ Sonic Grave

Stream our latest podcast, crammed with a very diverse range of experimental music. First aired on 199radio on Tuesday 13th March 2018, this month CT founder Kunal invited special guest Toby Cook of other London promotion Sonic Grave. Hope you enjoy!

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28th May | Author & Punisher (USA), Trepaneringsritualen (Swe), Vera Bremerton, Towards Collapse DJs

An evening of heavy electronics, innovative drone, ritual ambient doom and industrial music, from international pioneers of hardware and noise. Our first event at Electrowerkz in Angel.

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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.

Chaos Theory radio show 26/09/17

Hosts Dorota Sagui play us the music that she illustrates to and Kunal plays more fantastic music from around the world.

Live set at The Nightmare Continues IV at Kamio, London

I played short DJ sets before each of Necro Deathmort, Bong, 11Paranoias, Ghold and Bodies On Everest played at Kamio in London for Old Empire’s event, so I put these together for you to kick back to and fondly think of precious memories of standing around the upstairs bar waiting for the next band to start.

Chaos Theory radio show 29/08/17

Stream the latest Chaos Theory radio show below, first broadcast on 29th August 2017 on 199radio, as Kunal goes on a wayward musical journey.

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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.

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4th August | The Facemelter: Zolle, Memory Of Elephants, Black Shape

Incredible mathy punky jazzy noisey goodness brought to our ears from the recesses of Italy, Bristol and London to The Black Heart in Camden.

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7th July | The Facemelter: KHOST (album launch), Harrowed, VOID

A night of dark, industrial, hardcore and experimental metal, tipping us over the edge into unfathomable grimness at The Black Heart in Camden.

27th April | Chaos Theory DJ night at Strongroom Bar – Free entry

More free musical fun at Strongroom Bar in Shoreditch, for people who like to hang out in great bars with great drinks, great food and refreshingly underground music.

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13th April | The Jazz Market: Survival Skills (Chris Sharkey solo), Zeitgeist

Another collection of musicians, this time both from Leeds, who bend instruments, sounds and genres to redefine our concepts of jazz, electronica, math rock and creation at Strongroom Bar in Shoreditch.

23rd March | Chaos Theory DJ night at Strongroom Bar

A special guest DJ night at our residency at Strongroom Bar!

DJ duo Dear Boss will lay down a mesmerising mix of funk rock sleaze to psychedelic folk oddities, way-out electronics to new age exotic fuzz, spaced-out rockabilly to lo-fi agit-punk and everything in between.

26th January | Chaos Theory DJ night @ Strongroom Bar launch

Strongroom Bar in Shoreditch has gone back to their musical roots and designed a new bar to suit!

You’re all invited to join them in toasting the refit of their main bar. Come down for a beer, take a look at the new space, which will be the home for The Jazz Market and Whispers & Hurricanes for the foreseeable future.

Stoner, psych, doom and experimental DJ set

Our gig booker Kunal has started having a go at making DJ sets.

Here’s his third one, featuring tracks by Casual Nun, Taman Shud, Elephant Tree, Kurokuma, Earthmass, Slomatics, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, Hey Colossus, Dethscalator, Neurosis and Kyuss.

Dark experimental, folk and acoustic DJ set

Our events organiser Kunal has started having a go at making DJ sets.

Here’s his second one, featuring tracks by Jarboe & Helen Money, Muscle and Marrow, Mishaped Pearls, Kat May, Bitter Ruin, Leah Kardos, Roxanne De Bastion, Anna Von Hausswolff, Portishead, Eels and Thom Yorke.

Father Murphy: the sound of Catholic guilt

Our week of articles about the genius artists we get to work with comes to an end with Father Murphy, possibly the most mindbending act we’ve ever worked with, before they join us tomorrow with Muscle and Marrow at New River Studios.

Loss and Love: Muscle and Marrow’s journey

We continue our week of daily articles about the experimental artists performing at our events this week.

Today we focus on Muscle and Marrow, who bring their new album tour to New River Studios on Saturday, alongside Father Murphy.

Tolerance Manoeuvre open for Father Murphy/Muscle and Marrow

Over the next few days we’ll share some news about the bands performing at New River Studios on Saturday.

We’re very glad to say that Tolerance Manoeuvre will be opening the proceedings ahead of Muscle and Marrow and Father Murphy.

24th September | Father Murphy, Muscle and Marrow, Tolerance Manoeuvre

A special event, featuring two projects from dark experimental label The Flenser from the USA and Italy. In the amazing artist community venue that is New River Studios. This will be a stimulating experience.

22nd September | Bitch ‘n’ Monk album launch, Survival Skills (Chris Sharkey), Peter Ehwald

A special collaboration between ourselves and Tina Edwards of Jazz Standard, one of London’s best promoters of contemporary jazz, Rich Mix, one of London’s hottest hotbeds of contemporary creativity, and daringly experimental duo Bitch ‘n’ Monk, as they launch their new album ‘We Are Peering Over’.

3rd July | Chaos Theory DJ with THUMPERMONKEY Guest DJ at BrewDog Shoreditch – Free entry

We’ve teamed up with the forward-thinking management at BrewDog Bar Shoreditch, to bring you a monthly free-entry music night in their brand spanking new basement. With guest DJ Mike Woodman of Thumpermonkey.

2nd July | Chaos Theory DJ set at Yes Men’s album launch with HAG and The Cortège

Chaos Theory founder and DJ Kunal Singhal will be sharing DJ duties with Tom Moody of Optical Radio between the bands at The Lexington on Saturday 2nd July, to celebrate the launch of crazy, experimental prog-punk-pop Melvins-esque band Yes Men’s new album ‘You Can’t Stand The Sight Of Me’.

9th June | Whispers & Hurricanes: ALMA, worriedaboutsatan, Chagall

We take our night of weirdly wonderful new down tempo sounds to one of London’s best new artist community venues, New River Studios. This month sees artists blending electronic production, post-rock and brand new technology.

26th March | Whispers & Hurricanes: MADAM (single launch), Kat May, RobinPlaysChords

The third edition of our new regular night for fans of the down-tempo side of alternative music, with a single launch from MADAM.

20th November | Whispers & Hurricanes: Raf and O, ArHai, Lucy Claire

After a wonderful launch in September, our newest night is back with inspired musicians, who fuse traditional sounds with groundbreaking techniques.

“We are the counter-revolution”: Rumour Cubes open up about post-rock and its limits

Our writer James sat down with Rumour Cubes ahead of their headline show at The Facemelter this Friday at The Black Heart, and found out more about the diverse minds that have come together to make something new and special.

Promo video: Shiver, The Fierce And The Dead, Alex’s Hand at The Facemelter in July

Kunal excitedly rants about the next show with Shiver, The Fierce & The Dead and Alex’s Hand at The Black Heart on 3rd July 2015.   Promo video   Tickets   Video by Pippa Bayston: http://sparklefilms.co.uk

3rd July | The Facemelter: Shiver, The Fierce And The Dead, Alex’s Hand

A night of insane math rock, prog, jazzcore and experimental riffs from some of Europe’s finest.