Events at Laylow
02 TueMagnetic presents Modulation (an exploration of modular synth) Read more
MAGNETIC continue their series of music focused events with an exploration of modular synthesis, audio reactive visuals and live modular performance.
Danny De Matos (Lisbon Kid) with guest academic and ex- Point Blank lecturer Paul Crossman (aka General Midi) discuss the basic principles of music synthesis and how this has been used in physical and software based electronic instruments including modern day modular synthesisers.
Talk and performance – Michael Forrest
Technologist and musician Michael Forrest discusses what’s behind his YouTube series ‘Leaving the Laptop’ and performs one of his tracks using his custom modular and DIY synth modules.
Talk and performance – Leon Trimble (Chromatouch)
Leon Trimble is a digital artist who works in audio-visual performance, specialising in immersive video and audio synthesis. Leon is working with the Gravitational Wave researchers at University of Birmingham (UoB) Astrophysics and has built a synth to connect to a Michelson interferometer, not sonifying data, but using direct control voltage information to make music. Leon will be presenting and playing his ‘Gravity Synth’.
Plaid are an English electronic music duo composed of Andy Turner and Ed Handley. They were founding members of The Black Dog and used many other names, such as Atypic (Andy Turner) and Balil (Ed Handley), before settling on Plaid. They have collaborated with female singers Mara Carlyle, Nicolette and Björk, and have released records on the labels Clear, Peacefrog, Black Dog Productions, and Warp (along with Trent Reznor’s label Nothing Records).BUY A TICKET
04 ThuKensaltown Read more
Since opened by songwriter and producer Martin Terefe in 2004, Kensaltown Studios has hosted recording and writing sessions with many of the worlds biggest music stars.
One Thursday night every month we move Kensaltown to Laylow for a chilled night of live music, great artists, conversation and good cocktails.
Previous Kensaltown guests include Halsey, The Specials, Jamie Woon and Yungblud just to name a few.BUY A TICKET
05 FriProvisional License Read more
A new party for London showcasing some of the most exciting DJs and MCs, featuring Brooks, Jess Ajose, Manouevre Jones, Pullen, thingswefeel and Dellon.BUY A TICKET
06 SatSlow Dance presents Joanne Robertson Read more
Joanne Robertson has become known for the lyrical drifting beauty of her music. The two solo albums she’s released, The Lighter (Textile) and Black Moon Days (Feeding Tube), both been hailed as brilliant extensions of the avant-garde wing of the femme-folk tradition. But she is also a form-disrupter of the highest order, as she demonstrated early on with the Blood ‘n Feather collective, in addition to collaborations with Tom Greenwood and Dean Blunt including ‘The Redeemer’ and ‘Black Metal’.
Support comes from Lucaufer, GG Skips & Kit Moseley.BUY A TICKET
12 FriLil & Ollie Read more
Lil & Ollie return to the Laylow basement.BUY A TICKET
13 SatLife Patterns with Qendresa Read more
Qendresa returns to the Laylow basement with Life Patterns.BUY A TICKET
18 ThuEarsmoke Read more
Laylow’s monthly poetry night!BUY A TICKET
18 ThuJFDR Read more
JFDR, the latest project from Iceland’s Jófríður Ákadóttir (Samaris, Pascal Pinon, Gangly), is a blend of cyclical guitar parts, soft minimal soundscapes, and poetic wonderings of a journey that ends where it began. Drawing from classical, folk, and electronic backgrounds, JFDR amalgamates the sounds of changing seasons, her voice a current that moves from rough seas to smooth waters.
This April, she plays an exclusive UK show in the Laylow basement.BUY A TICKET
19 FriKhartoum Read more
Laylow heavyweights Khartoum return to the basement with a lineup of family and friends.BUY A TICKET
20 SatInhabit w/ Ash Read more
Ash continues his long-standing ‘Inhabit’ residency at Laylow, curating a monthly party with live performances and DJ’s that reflect his broad and diverse music taste.
Natty Wylah (Live)BUY A TICKET
George Riley (Live)
Joseph Efi (Live)
Special Guest – USA (DJ)
Born Cheating (DJ)
25 ThuFarai Read more
Farai’s debut album – a collaborative project between London based vocalist FaraiBukowski-Bouquet and musician & producer TONE – via Big Dada, documents a process of recovery. ‘Rebirth’ weaves together South East London landmarks, the bare-bones ethos of post-punk, and the experience of being part of the African diaspora, continuing the themes of their 2017 debut EP, ‘Kisswell’ (NON Worldwide). The lyrics of eponymous vocalist, Farai, are coloured by the different cities she’s lived in, including London.
Farai plays an intimate show here at Laylow this April, previewing her critically acclaimed new material.BUY A TICKET
26 FriDJ Femi Fem presents: Heidi Vogel Read more
Heidi Vogel initially started making her professional debut touring with Cirque du Soleil, before she became a frequent face in the London and LA jazz & soul scene. Since then she has taken on the mantle as lead singer for The Cinematic Orchestra establishing her extraordinarily rich and complex vocal timbre and building her reputation worldwide.
Hosted by Laylow favourite DJ Femi Fem.BUY A TICKET
27 SatRootikal w/ Earl 16 Read more
London Roots Reggae specialists Rootikal are back at Laylow after a sold our Carnival special last year. They welcome Jamaican Earl 16 for a live showcase of some his finest work. A true JA legend, Earl has work with reggae royalty like Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Clement Dodd and Augustus Pablo to more recently electronic outfits Leftfield and Dreadzone.BUY A TICKET
It’s a huge pleasure and privilege to invite Earl 16 to the stage at Laylow. Support comes from Rooitkal resident selectors David Hill and Stuart Patterson who will be digging deep into their roots and dub collections for this special night.
11 SatLovedance Read more
Stu Patterson is back with his monthly disco night!BUY A TICKET