GIRLS IN SYNTHESIS
The Castle Hotel, Manchester.
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.
Girls In Synthesis have quickly forged a fearsome reputation as one of the most exciting and volatile live acts in London. In equal parts frantic, considered, ear-splitting and melodic, the group take their cues from the early DIY punk and post-punk pioneers to keep everything in-house; artwork, videos, performances and recordings are created entirely by the group and their handful of trusted collaborators, with their 3 hand-packaged vinyl E.P releases selling out in days on pre-orders.
Experimentation sees them transgress the punk bracket into something more original and unique while stage shows present a complete and controlled spectacle, with the group moving from playing on stage to dragging equipment into the audience, desperately trying to remove the group/audience barrier. Their explosive shows have seen them hand picked for support slots with bands as disparate as Bad Breeding, Slaves, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Wolf Alice, Warmduscher and Damo Suzuki.
They take influences from the punishing and militant noise of groups such as Crass, the dark, bass-led sound of Flipper and the sharp edge of sparsely melodic groups like Wire and The Fall. This blueprint is peppered with scores of varied sounds from across the board to create the basis of the groups’ vital sound.