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Listings for July 31st, 2010

APPEARING ON Saturday, July 31st, 2010


Saturday 31st July

£4 Admission Breakbeat/Electronica

Loonaloop are a live Australian electro dance band, who have been active on the international festival circuit since early 2003. The band has performed at festivals and clubs across the globe, boasting performances at some of the world’s finest events such as Glastonbury (UK), Beach Bop (NL), Dance Valley (NL), Planet Roxy (CZ), Big Day Out (AUS), as well as many cultural festivals and dance party’s. Best described as a live organic dance band, Loonaloop’s music is an excursion into the various styles and genres of electronic music that are current in the modern dance scene, drawing on influences ranging from drum and bass, trance, house and electronica.

The five piece line up is well renowned for their intoxicating high energy performance and their ability to take the audience on an uplifting musical journey. Loonaloop’s distinctive sound is driven by a combination of organic instruments (didgeridoo, violin, tabla, Perc) with modern techniques, programming via computers etc. The live show includes drums, bass, vocals, Violin, Didgeridoo and keys to create a full, live sound. Loonaloop formed in 2003. Since completing their début album, Cleared 4 Take Off, they have toured in Australia, Europe and the UK consistently since! 2005 saw the band complete their second album, “Images of Flying” and then perform internationally, building upon their loyal audience that continues to grow and support them as their popularity increases. Among Loonaloop’s main achievements in 2005, was a spot on the main dance stage at Glastonbury Festival (UK) as well as playing alongside Dreadzone and Kosheen at Planet Love Festival in Czech Republic. The band has also headlined numerous festivals across Europe including The Big Green Gathering (UK), Blijfestijn (NL), Global Beat (PL) and The Gnome Music Fayre on the Isle of Wight (UK). Loonaloop are currently working on their third album and also are putting together a remix album for the DJ market, and have various producers and remix artists working with them on the project. This includes the likes of Kraak and Smaak (NL), Cabbage Crew in Leeds (UK), DJ Kareem (NL), Oculus (AUS).