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Veronica DJ Tour: West Coast April 13-15
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Veronica Vasicka will be DJing on the West Coast this weekend, beginning with The Minimal Wave Tapes 2 Release Party at Medusa Lounge on April 13th in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Slow Motion presents The Official Minimal Wave Tapes 2 Release Party
Veronica Vasicka (Minimal Wave)
Peanut Butter Wolf (Stones Throw)
Special live set from
Eleven Pond (solo)
Friday the 13th of April.
10PM - 2AM
$5 before 11
$10 after 11
stay dark and dress well.
3211 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
April 14th in San Francisco, California, USA
MINIMAL WAVE NIGHT
The Lab, Haçeteria SF, and Warm Leatherette presents
MW label founder/DJ Veronica Vasicka
DJ Justin (Warm Leatherette / The Soft Moon)
DJ Tristes Tropiques (Haçeteria SF)
Homemade treats by Delicatrocities, a nomadic offering of deliciously edible atrocities!
Projections by Bradley Hyppa
Saturday, April 14, 2012,
Veronica Vasicka is a photographer, musician, DJ and founder of the epic record label and on-line music resource Minimal Wave. As one of the founding members of East Village Radio, she managed the station during its pirate days and began collecting obscure and long forgotten gems that fell somewhere between the Cold Wave, Post Punk and Minimal Synth genres. Not knowing what to classify these bands as, she coined the genre Minimal Wave and set up the website minimalwave.com as an online resource to share her finds with the rest of the world.
The response to the website was huge and shortly after its launch, Veronica began tracking these artists down and re-issuing their work on the Minimal Wave label. Most of these bands recorded extremely limited copies of their work in their basements and shared their work with the world via John Peel’s radio show and a handful of underground music mailings. The music released on the label is a stripped down, DIY and purer approach to mainstream synth pop. Never-the-less, fans of New Wave acts, and bands like Kraftwerk, New Order, and Joy Division who are seeking something a bit different or looking to expand upon the familiar genre, will not be disappointed.
In addition to running Minimal Wave, Veronica launched the Cititrax label as way to expose newer synth-based act as well as obscure House and Italo classics. She DJs monthly in New York City and around the world, and every Sunday night on her East Village Radio show, Minimal Wave.
Most recently, she released the highly lauded Minimal Wave Tapes: Volume 2 compilation along with Stones Throw label founder Peanut Butter Wolf.
9PM at the Lab
2948 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
April 15th in Los Angeles, California, USA
Part Time Punks…
Minimal Wave record label founder, Veronica Vasicka, returns to Los Angeles for the first time in four years to Guest DJ for the very first time at Part Time Punks. This, to celebrate the release of the 2nd volume of the Minimal Wave Tapes, a double LP compilation exploring the best in minimal electronics from past to present…including Geneva Jacuzzi! (Who promises to put on a show like she has never done before.) Don’t miss this one-time celebration of minimal/synth/wave!
Adv tix are recommended for this one for sure, folks. Get’em here:
10pm / $8 / 18+