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Whelanslive.com presents

Friday 20th May

MIDNIGHT HOUR w/ STRENGTH

featuring –

STRENGTH

plus support

GARY LONERGAN

Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight.

Doors: 11:30pm

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STRENGTH

https://www.facebook.com/strengthmusic

I wanted to use pieces of dead machinery: an old drum machine: a broken bass: a vhs recorder. I wanted to use things that people had disregarded or forgotten about, I needed to find the light that was still flickering within these machines.My whole purpose was to create something that would sound good in a crap hi-fi.

I needed to get clear of massive recording consoles and endless digital options.

I wanted to get myself into a space were there was literally nothing left.Strength was the aftermath of a nuclear disaster,and all I could find amidst the smoldering rubble was a cassette machine and some other forms of primitive and basic machinery – I imagined myself making the first pop songs in the world again – -songs that would connect with people after the disaster – yes that’s it -everything in the world had been destroyed so I needed to create something out of the ruin-something tangible that could be felt and played in a makeshift hi-fi or car stereo.This is were I would begin…

TICKETS

FREE before 10:30pm, Club entry applies after 10:30pm (Thur/Fri/Sat)

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  • Upstairs in Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
  • Doors: 11:30pm
  • Tickets: FREE before 10:30pm*