2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: On The Sly

Celestial Trax

Saturday, March 21
12:30AM - 1:15AM

617 Red River


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Brooklyn, New York, based Celestial Trax has honed a beautiful and cryptic sound, where melodies wrap like blown glass around a skeleton of diamond-hard drums and sub-bass. His recent Paroxysm EP follows on from a series of self-released EPs on Bandcamp, and the music it contains nods towards the dancefloor while simultaneously inviting a retreat into the self-contained space of headphones. His sound can recalls a haunted spectral electronic beauty, charged with minimalist grime and the substantial sound system rattling bass. Both intricate and physically powerful, they reward close attention – tuned to reverberate powerfully on the dancefloor through a large sound system, but full of incidental details that reveal themselves through deep and focused listening.

Inspired by raw and gritty aesthetics in club music – whether grime and early jungle, or Chicago street sounds like juke, footwork and drill – Celestial Trax’s mu...

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