Alternating Current - ddr.

Alternating Current - ddr.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 2.00pm

ddr. Presents
ALTERNATING CURRENT

Radio broadcasts + in-person events
26th October – 31st October 2021
Dublin City

This October, Dublin Digital Radio (ddr.) celebrates its fifth year broadcasting. In that time, it has come to occupy a unique position in Ireland’s music hinterland. As a radio platform that thrives on giving space to experimenters, artists, and producers, the station has become a home to some of the most compelling work being made both in Ireland and by its emigre axis.

‘Alternating Current’ is Dublin’s new city festival, curated by Dublin Digital Radio, to show Ireland’s other music traditions. Weird, eerie, noisy, loud, lamenting…

This inaugural festival is a celebration of the networks that converge on ddr., an ode to the airwaves as a space of commune and solidarity during crisis, while also being a response by the station to a wide range of artists that are each exhaustive experimenters in their own right.

For Alternating Current, Dublin Digital Radio commissioned sixteen of these artists to make new work and have them perform it over the duration of the festival.

Beginning October 27th on listen.dublindigitalradio.com, the Alternating Current programme features specially commissioned radio works and audiovisuals from Jennifer Walshe & Wobbly, Rachel Ni Chuin, Renee Helena Browne, The Digital Druids and Last Eden.

Events will then move to The Complex’s Gallery Space over the Hallowe’en weekend (October 30th and 31st) where a series of 3-hour, in-person concerts will take place, followed by some late-night dancing at a venue close to the city centre.

Saturday October 30th
RESTART - Aonghus McEvoy :: Sharon Phelan :: Jane Deasy
Ctrl Alt Delete - Dreamcycles :: Natalia Beylis :: Bootang :: Celaviedemai

Night Time (Secret Location)
Belacqua + More tbc

Sunday October 31st
UNDERTOW - Jenn Kirby :: Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh :: Fixity
SAMHAIN - Fulacht Fia :: Lighght :: Dreamgirls

Tickets will be sold individually per concert and will be on sale first to Dublin Digital Radio Patrons. You can sign up to Dublin Digital Radio’s Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/dublindigitalradio

Tickets are extremely limited and are limited to 2 per person.

Tickets for concerts are priced at €12 for Patrons, €15 for non-Patrons. As capacity for concerts are limited, people are encouraged to book only one gig so others can experience the shows.

Tickets for the nighttime event are €8 for Patrons, €12 for non-Patrons.

All events are to be livestreamed on listen.dublindigitalradio.com.

This is the alternating current, the one that seeks to give voice to the other island, the sounds less heard, the other traditions. The sounds of the hinterlands and its fringes coalescing.

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Alternating Current is made possible thanks to the kind support of The Arts Council of Ireland

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