ATOM^TM on Saturday in Chicago, an odd new mix & paper toys!

[SENT TO MY EMAIL LIST] Hi there! It’s been a minute since I popped up in your inbox, but you should be aware of some cool things. First off, this Saturday in Chicago, ATOM (Senor Coconut) and Tobias are playing to launch a new “electronic music education initiative and creativity cultivator” called Electronic Sound + Art Chicago (ESAC). The idea is to highlight interesting artists and bring a refreshingly sincere take on an increasingly scenester-and-PR-driven musical landscape. ESAC’s opening choice of acts exemplifies their mentality. If you look at ATOM aka Uwe Schmidt’s discography, he constantly innovates, switches genres, collaborates, but he’s insanely talented and does it all extremely well. His early project, Atom Heart featured ambient / acid-tinged and atmospheric deep techno, and then he moves to … Read More

ESAC Launch with ATOM™ & Tobias : Saturday 8/11/12 @ the Viaduct Theater

Serving as a launch and fundraiser event for the new ELECTRONIC SOUND + ART CHICAGO (ESAC) organization, this Saturday will be the first in a series that takes a refreshingly sincere approach within an increasingly scenester and media-driven musical landscape. This two-room multimedia extravaganza showcasing the Chicago/Midwest debut of ATOM™(Uwe Schmidt of Señor Coconut /Atom Heart fame) & Tobias. It also features a couple surefire debut tag team spots (C.Widman vs Striz, DJ Warpvs F.Vega), as well as a second BEAT.SPACE room featuring performances culled from across Chicago’s varied electronic music community from the likes of Radius,Karl Meier, FMEL’s (((SONORAMA))), andTIME NICE (of dubscription).  Presale tickets are available via Resident Advisor. The Viaduct Theater is located at 3111 N. Western.  Atom™ and Tobias Freund are veritable living legends of electronic music. Tobias began his career in the early ’80s, mainly using the pseudonym “Pink Elln”. … Read More