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Η OBLIVION HEART και η REFLECTION παρουσιάζουν τον :
JOSH WINK (OVUM RECORDINGS)

ΣΑΒΒΑΤΟ 23 ΑΠΡΙΛΙΟΥ 2016
@VILKA AREA (DECADENCE CLUB)

Η OBLIVION HEART και η REFLECTION κάνοντας μια δυναμική συμπαραγωγή, έχουν την τιμή να φιλοξενήσουν στο θρυλικό club της Θεσσαλονίκης (Decadence club), τον κορυφαίο αμερικανό, εκφραστή και παραγωγό της techno και house ηλεκτρονικής μουσικής σκηνής, JOSH WINK της OVUM RECORDINGS.

Όταν αναφέρεται κανείς σε μια φιγούρα σαν τον Joshua Winkelman aka Josh Wink, δεν είναι εύκολο να κάνει την περίληψη μιας ολόκληρης καριέρας, σε λίγες μόνο λέξεις. Γεννημένος στις 20 Απριλίου του 1970, στην Φιλαδέλφεια των ηνωμένων πολιτειών, έχει χαρίσει μερικές από της πιο σημαντικές μουσικές στιγμές στην techno και amp-house, κατέχοντας την πρώτη θέση, στην δισκογραφική εταιρία Ovum Recordings.
Με Νο 1 επιτυχία στην Αμερική το “Higher Stage of Consciousness” και “Are you there”, και κάνοντας remix σε ονόματα όπως Paul Okenforld – Moby – Depeche Mode, ανήκει δικαιωματικά στην dj’s Elite παγκοσμίως.
Τον χαρακτηρίζει η μακροζωία των κομματιών του στην σκηνή αυτή, καθώς επίσης και η ευελιξία του, από ανατρεπτικό acid breakbeat “Higher States” σε organ-groove deepness “Stay out all night” και από παλλόμενη ambience “Horizontal Dancing” σε streamline liquid techno “Who made up the rules”. Ο ήχος του κυμαίνεται προς όλα τα μήκη και πλάτη, όσο κανενός άλλου.
Έχουμε μια μεγάλη ευκαιρία να τον απολαύσουμε στις 23 Απριλίου στην Θεσσαλονίκη στο Decadence club.

Μαζί τους στα decks : Antonio, Mr. Ado και Chris Low.

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Our heart beats fast and loud. Follow our pulse, stay tuned, release yourself, dance! Be there.

VENUE: VILKA AREA – DECADENCE CLUB
Doors open: 24:00

ΕΙΣΙΤΗΡΙΑ
Προπώληση (100 early bird) : 14€
Προπώληση (100 presale) : 17€
Ταμείο : 20€

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OBLIVION HEART and REFLECTION present:
JOSH WINK: OVUM RECORDINGS

SATURDAY 23 APRIL 2016
@ VILKA AREA – DECADENCE CLUB

OBLIVION HEART and REFLECTION on a dynamic cogeneration, have the honour to host at the legendary club of Thessaloniki (Decadence club), the top American, representative and producer of techno and house electronic music scene, JOSH WINK from OVUM RECORDINGS.

When you’re as iconic a figure as Josh Wink, it’s not so easy to sum up a career in a few words—but there are a couple of terms that might serve to get a handle on the seminal electronic-music producer’s lifework. One of the most apt, certainly, would be longevity. A brief scan of Wink’s mammoth résumé reveals the following: Early-’80 days as an underage mobile DJ; a major role in fostering his native Philadelphia’s burgeoning warehouse scene during the house-music explosion later that decade; name-making ’90s club hits like “Don’t Laugh,” “Higher State of Consciousness” and “I’m Ready”; a label, Ovum Recordings, that’s undisputedly one of the most essential dance-music imprints; and his current position, after all these years, as one of the scene’s most vibrant and creative DJs and producers (witness the critical success of his 2009 long-player When A Banana Was Just A Banana).
Another word one could use to encapsulate Wink’s oeuvre is versatility. From the twisting, acidic breakbeat of the aforementioned “Higher States” to the organ-groove deepness of 2008’s “Stay Out All Night,” and from the pulsating ambience of 1996’s “Horizontal Dancing” to the streamline liquid techno of his recent remix of Agaric’s “Who Made Up the Rules”—with side trips along the way for drum ’n’ bass beats and hip-hop rhythms (Wink was a regular at West Philly DJ battles as a kid)—his sound ranges as far and wide as anyone’s. The same could be said for Ovum as well, which over the 16 years has released music from such varied artists as dream-vibe drum ’n’ bass specialist Jamie Myerson, Wild Pitch originator DJ Pierre and jack-track master DJ Sneak, to mention but a few. As with Wink’s own material, it’s timeless music—you could play a cut like David Alvarado’s swirling, percussion-drenched “Klugh” at a techno hoedown today, and it would sound as fresh as it did upon its late-’90s release; as with most of Ovum’s catalog, it’s music that’s not defined by time or trends.
Which brings us to our final term: integrity. It’s a trait that Wink possesses by the crateful, one that’s carried him through the vagaries of dance music’s endless cycles. Some who hit big when Wink did are content to live off past successes; others chase trends in an effort to stay relevant. But Wink has always been happy—determined, really, to do his own thing and follow his own path—if the music sells and the gigs keep coming, that’s great, but that’s not why he’s still in the game. “I got into this because it was something that I lived and ate and breathed,” Wink says. “There was so much passion for the music, there was nothing else for me. Whatever notoriety and success had come from this, it’s kind of a mistake, a byproduct, and I never planned for that. I never knew I could make a living from doing what I loved when I was a teenager; my parents thought it was a fad, actually.” And what do his folks think now over 25 years later? “Oh,” he says with a chuckle,” they love it.”
Antonio, Mr. Ado and Chris Low will join them on the decks.
Our heart beats fast and loud. Follow our pulse, stay tuned, release yourself, dance! Be there.

VENUE: DECADENCE CLUB – VILKA AREA
Doors Open: 24:00
TICKETS
Regular Presale Ticket: (100 early bird): 14€
Regular Presale Ticket:(100 presale) 17€
Regular Tickets at the Door: 20€
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