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Modcast #169: Daniel Boyd

Having riffed heavily on Canyons' involvement in 100 Million Nights, it's time to flip the coin and focus on Daniel Boyd whose visual narrative consumes the show's three giant screens and gave inspiration to Canyons' score. An acclaimed Sydney artist with pieces held by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, MCA, Sydney and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Boyd's work questions the romantic notions that surround the birth of Australia.

 

Watch: Behind the Scenes of 100 Million Nights


100 Million Nights is the innovative new audio-visual experience that sees Canyons and world-renowned local artist Daniel Boyd join creative forces. Last week they announced their debut Sydney headline show, co-headlining the prestigious Sydney Opera House Concert Hall with Battles' Tyondai Braxton for Sydney Festival 2014 on Tuesday 21st January.

 

Modular x Sydney Festival 2014


We're psyched to be involved in two events for Sydney Festival 2014.

 

Listen: Hunters & Collectors - Talking To A Stranger (Avalanches Rework) [Edit]

The Avalanches gatecrash soundcloud with a pounding disco-punk remix of Hunters & Collectors' 1982 track Talking to a Stranger.

 

Party: Modular Presents @ Melbourne Music Week


For our first time as part of the MMW program, Modular are taking the reins of The Residence to showcase an evening of the best emerging Australiana talent.

 

Watch: Canyons present Pink Gin - Telephone Funk

The official video for Canyons present Pink Gin's 'Telephone Funk' hit the Fader earlier today with a world safari from director Pinchy Don.

Live: Efterski Festival x Club Mod

Club Mod are going in strong for the upcoming inaugural Winter snow & beats Efterski Festival, hosting a stage in Thredbo September 12-14, .

 

Club Modcast #009: Canyons present Pink Gin

The Canyons boys took their music down a new direction with side-project Pink Gin. Its the culmination of the duo's private stash of rhythm tracks, harkening back to Canyons' early days of warehouse beats & fun club cuts.

 

Watch: Club Mod #008: Pink Gin - Blame Me

Canyons present Pink Gin is a heaving warehouse spirit, distilled from the duo's private rhythm tracks. They're also behind Club Mod #008, a fresh dose of pioneering breakbeat, Dance Mania & Bush Tetras funk. Check out title track 'Blame Me' and stay tuned for more in the coming weeks.

Modular presents... Modyssey

Modyssey is a trip through recent releases from the Modular Recordings catalogue. Taking in a choice range of singles, remixes and deep album cuts, it includes the likes of Tame Impala, Cut Copy, Canyons, The Presets, Bag Raiders, Pond, Young Dreams and more.

Modular Mixtape: Vivid Live 2011

Following on from the line-up announcement earlier this week, here's a little sampler of the sounds and melodies due to bounce around the walls of the Sydney Opera House in a few months time. It's a mix of names and genres that come together like a record store melting pot from Bat For Lashes to Wu Lyf and The Crystal Ark.Read More...

Van She

Sunday, May 29, 3-11pm
Studio
Sneaky Sundays Presents: Daniele Baldelli (Italy), Black Angus & Miss Connie, Van She (Live), Flight Facilities & Gus Da Hoodrat

2ManyDJs

For over ten years now the Dewaele brothers from Gent have been catalysts for every evolution is dance music. They reign as the undisputed kings or of electro in the hallowed halls music blogs and summer festivals.

Mad Racket

There's only one music policy at Mad Racket, there is no policy. As long as the place is packed and people are jumping anything goes.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Friday, June 3, 10pm
Studio
The Avalanches Presents: The Avalanches (DJ Set), Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Canyons & Andee Frost

Sneaky Sundays

A Kings Cross institution and night of destructive proportions, Sneaky Sundays brings it's list of cutting edge DJs and smooths sounds to The Sydney Opera House.

 

Trevor Jackson Happenings in Australia

With a Trevor Jackson (Playgroup, Output Recordings) Modcast coming up very soon, now's your chance to acquaint yourself with the prolific UK DJ with two very special shows this weekend.

Modular Melbourne Xmas Party Playing Times


The Melbourne Xmas Party playing times have just been announced and if Sydney's seasonal bash last weekend was anything to go by - this weekend's is bound to be an absolute corker. The good times will start rolling from 4pm at The Espy, St. Kilda. If you haven't already got your tickets, now's the time.
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Virtual Kris Kringle #8: Muscles


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Virtual Kris Kringle #2: Andee Frost


Let's see what Andee Frost bought Anna Lunoe for 20 smackers as part of the Modular Virtual Kris Kringle.

Vivid Live is a festival of music and art held annually at The Sydney Opera House. In 2011 it will run from May 27th to June 5th and will be curated by Modular's Steve Pavlovic.

 

Schedule

27.05.2011 - 13.06.2011 - LIGHTING THE SAILS - SUPERBIEN

Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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27.05.2011 - 05.06.2011 - TOM KUNTZ INSTALLATION - FEATURING LITTLE DRAGONS

Western Foyers, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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27.05.2011 - SPIRITUALIZED: LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WE ARE FLOATING IN SPACE

Opera Theatre, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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27.05.2011 - LEAVE THEM ALL BEHIND: BAG RAIDERS (DJ SET), AZARI & III (LIVE), THE SWISS (LIVE), BENI & SOFTWAR

The Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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28.05.2011 - SPIRITUALIZED: LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WE ARE FLOATING IN SPACE

Opera Theatre, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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28.05.2011 - THE CRYSTAL ARK

The Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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28.05.2011 - MAD RACKET PRESENTS: MAD RACKET, GAVIN RUSSOM (THE CRYSTAL ARK) & BAMBOO MUSIK

The Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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29.05.2011 - CUT COPY

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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29.05.2011 - ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI

Opera Theatre, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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29.05.2011 - SNEAKY SUNDAYS PRESENTS: DANIELE BALDELLI, BLACK ANGUS & MISS CONNIE, VAN SHE (LIVE), FLIGHT FACILITIES & GUS DA HOODRAT

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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30.05.2011 - WU LYF

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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31.05.2011 - THE CURE "REFLECTIONS"

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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31.05.2011 - WU LYF

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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31.05.2011 - OFWGKTA

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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01.06.2011 - THE CURE "REFLECTIONS"

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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01.06.2011 - TAME IMPALA

Opera Theatre, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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01.06.2011 - OFWGKTA

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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02.06.2011 - SONNY ROLLINS

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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02.06.2011 - OFWGKTA

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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03.06.2011 - BAT FOR LASHES

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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03.06.2011 - DOM

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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03.06.2011 - THE AVALANCHES (DJ SET), HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE, CANYONS & ANDEE FROST

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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04.06.2011 - HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE

Opera Theatre, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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04.06.2011 - YO GABBA GABBA!

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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04.06.2011 - BAT FOR LASHES

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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04.06.2011 - DOM

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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04.06.2011 - 2MANY DJS PRESENTS: 2MANYDJS, CHANGES & BENI

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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05.06.2011 - YO GABBA GABBA!

Concert Hall, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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05.06.2011 - CHRIS CUNNINGHAM

Opera Theatre, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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05.06.2011 - AZARI & III

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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05.06.2011 - CLUB KOOKY PRESENTS: GEMMA & SEYMOURS BUTZ, HORSE MEAT DISCO, AZARI & III & DANIELE BALDELLI

Studio, Opera House
Sydney, Australia
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