Factory’s Electronic Music Weekender

God Knows mynameisjOhn @ Factory.

God Knows mynameisjOhn @ Factory.

TWO NIGHTS of international, cutting edge, electronica - involving Greek house, Irish urban, and Belgian techno - take place at Factory.

It kicks off on Thursday July 24 with sets from Dublin grime producer Major Grave and Irish-Kenyan hip hop duo mynameisjOhn & Godknows, who are currently touring their critically acclaimed debut album Rusangano/Family.

Greek DJ XDB will make his Galway debut on Friday 25. Known for his brand of spacey house, techno, and electro, XDB (AKA Kosta Athanassiadas ) has released on labels such as Patrice Scott’s Sistrum, Steffi’s Dolly and Echocord, as well as his own imprint Metrolux.

Belgian producer Stellar Om Source will make her first appearance in Galway on Saturday 26. Her live sets mix hypnotic drum machine rhythms with shimmering synthesiser melodies. Her debut album, Joy One Mile, was praised by Pitchfork and FACT, and appeared in many end-of-year lists in 2013. Support is from Simon Conway.

The events are hosted by Bap To The Future and Epoch. Admission is free for July 24 and 25. Concessions are available from Facebook.com/baptothefuture for Saturday 26.

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