Slave Neu World

July 2, 2007 at 12:18 am (Uncategorized)

Good morning, and welcome to the Lair of Eros.  Can we tempt you with tea?  Martini?  Martyrdom?

This is the appropriately collective blog of Babyslave – a music and performance art micro-collective in an industrial tradition who take inspiration from the work of Marcel Duchamp, William Burroughs and Luigi Russolo.   We are based in Manchester and Nottingham in England.

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For all the blurbs, discography and biogs see the Babyslave website

The purpose of this blog is to transmit, with the purpose of creating a record and archive,  our activities, philosophies and inspirations as we moved further into the internalised rituals of music-making…

So as to ensure we don’t move too far into our nether regions without making contact with what they call the ‘real world’.

Babyslave currently are – core members:

Hypnotique (voice, sax, theremin)
Joe Ladyboy (guitar, samples, synths)

…we recently have the pleasure to be joined by:

Charles Mansion (voice, sax)

Here’s some pretentious blurb on what our first mission is about, which we call The Lair of Eros:

“A circular journey into a world both seedy and corrupt, yet a reflection of that which lurks behind the gaudy shop front of the modern, apocolyptic-era consumerist society. The musical technique is one of oblique strategies yet also reverse psychology – where seemingly literal images create a sense of known narrative yet a converse, darker journey is undertaken, where beautiful landscapes sooth an aural picture of decay, and happy melodies dance folly a circus of bloody, human horrors.”

Join Us.

Ms Hypnotique

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