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Alex Smoke and Dallas Raft Blow Our Way via the Triple J Airwaves This Weekend

Author: NewZfusion
Wednesday, January 17, 2007
In preparation for the upcoming Blow Your Own Way event with Alex Smoke LIVE, Soma Corp announce two exclusive sets that will be aired on Triple J FM this weekend, showcasing the talents of Alex Smoke (Glasgow) and Dallas Raft (Melbourne).

Dallas Raft Triple J 'The Club' - Friday 19th January
Dallas Raft has a never before seen, specially choreographed set lined up for this event, utilising 3 decks and a sampling unit to push the frontier of DJ as live performer. Without going into the technical complexities of his performance, he can effectively "mix and layer up to 9 records simultaneously". The end result has been described as a "deep, almost tribal percussive, minimalesque journey layered with distorted vocals, cut-up drum lines, synths, glitches, and absolutely LOADED with funk".

In this showcase, which will be featured on Triple J radio this Friday 19th January as part of their 'The Club' program, Dallas gives only a taste of the full performance he'll be putting together on the night, utilising up to 6 records / samples at maximum. Even still, the results are astounding... and assure his place in the top echelon of Melbourne's techno elite.

Alex Smoke Triple J 'Mix Up' - Saturday 20th January
After his set for the massively popular Radio One's Essential Mix last year, Alex has prepared a freshly recorded DJ mix exclusive to Soma Corp, and it will be broadcast nation-wide on Triple J radio this Saturday 20th January between 10pm - 1am as part of their 'Mix Up' program. As with his recent Sci.Fi.Hi.Fi. mix on Soma Recordings,

Alex again takes the road less travelled... putting together a mix of startling originality and unique vision, crossing genres and in his now signature fashion combining the futuristic, cut-up minimal techno sounds of Berlin with the warm and soulful synths and melodies of Detroit, not being afraid to funk it up with some house grooves either! A perfect laid-back treat before the storm.

Blow Your Own Way returns on Thursday 25th January, (Anzac Day eve) taking place at Saratoga.


Alex Smoke LIVE
Pat Stormont LIVE
Dallas Raft (3 decks n' sampling units)
Dave Pham
Simon Slieker
Mike Callander

Brett Anderson
Lance Harrison
Virginia Le