IKLECTIK’s vital file stall picks at RALLY Festival

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August 3, 2023



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Heading to the inaugural RALLY competition in Southwark Park, London this weekend and hoping to decide on up some information in amongst acts? Effectively, you are in luck. Experimental venue IKLECTIK is set to host a file stall to cater to the crowd’s crate-digging demands. The Lambeth, London-primarily based location, founded in 2014, is bringing together a stall and mixed library packed with experimental and avant-garde seems for pageant-goers. 

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As part of our A Vinyl Lover’s Guide series, we caught up with IKLECTIK to uncover out far more about the stall and to get a preview of the vital finds they’ll have on the working day.

Explain to us a bit about the information you’ve picked, and why you’ve highlighted them.

The picked records depict our curatorial programme, showcasing a assortment of experimental audio genres and pioneers. The 9 titles ended up picked due to the fact they are remarkably consultant of the venue’s musical offerings and incorporate musicians who have performed, admire and will conduct at IKLECTIK. This variety aims to introduce newcomers to the venue’s ethos and supply insight into experimental songs, spanning sound, industry recordings, modular synth, and abstract electronic music.

How did you get associated with RALLY?

We bought included through Tim Palmer, the co-founder of Bird on the Wire and organiser of RALLY. Tim approached us to husband or wife in this new undertaking, supplied our shared curiosity in supporting groundbreaking new music and the area community. Becoming centered in Waterloo, South London, it was a fitting collaboration to be part of a pageant that encourages progressive strategies of encountering new music and fosters neighborhood engagement, aligning with the venue’s operate given that its establishment in 2014.

What can buyers be expecting at the stall?

The history and e book stall hopes to appeal to a numerous range of customers, together with avant-garde, improvised, and exploratory digital tunes supporters, as very well as those curious to extend their musical horizons. By catering to a broad audience, we purpose to make experimental tunes a lot more obtainable and interesting to all varieties of songs fans.

Customers browsing can assume a curated collection of vinyl records, tapes, and guides on several experimental tunes genres, including electronica, music concrete, and digital society principle. We’ll have solutions from both of those nearby and international labels and publishers, these as Astral Industries, Contact, Chinabot, Urbanomic, and extra. This diverse array of choices guarantees there is a thing for just about every flavor and desire.

How does running the stall at RALLY match your function at the location?

We’ve been marketing textbooks and vinyl at the venue for a extended time. On top of that, considering that 2021, we have organised an once-a-year seem and e-book reasonable named IKLECTIKA. The document stall at RALLY delivers a further system to aid labels and their dedicated get the job done, reinforcing the arts local community and furthering our motivation to advertising and marketing experimental tunes and society.

What acts are you thrilled to see at RALLY?

The group is specifically enthusiastic to capture performances from Lorraine James, Kelly Lee Owens, Area Afrika, and PVA. However, we are also eager to working experience other artists we may possibly not be common with. We’re seriously wanting forward to it!

Go through on for IKLECTIK’s most significant picks.

Son of Chi & Clara Brea

The Wetland Remixes

(Astral Industries)

beatriz ferreyra natasha barrett

Beatriz Ferreyra and Natasha Barrett

Souvenirs cach​é​s / Innermost

(Persistence of Audio)





Aho Ssan




Hymn To Dampness


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Bana Haffar

intimaa’ إ​ن​ت​م​ا​ء


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The Only Way We Know To Have Fun 






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Vladislav Delay

Anima (Bonus Re-Edition)


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