Substance to celebrate 7th birthday with Modeselektor

The techno duo appear in place of Moderat, following Apparat's motorcycle accident

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Substance to celebrate 7th birthday with Modeselektor

The sad news that Apparat, aka German techno producer Sascha Ring, has broken his leg after coming off a motorbike almost put paid to the seventh birthday party for far-reaching Edinburgh club night Substance. Fortunately the rescheduling of his live show as one third of the ever-more-popular minimal vocal techno duo Moderat until February next year won’t stop his partners in crime Modeselektor (Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary) keeping the date. As Substance co-promoter Adam Richardson points out, ‘a full Modeselektor live show isn’t to be sniffed at.’

After all, it would have been a shame to call off a party for one of Edinburgh’s most enduring clubbing successes, especially as this will be their first large-scale Picture House show following an escalating residency history at Henry’s Cellar Bar, the GRV and now their current home the Bongo Club, during which time artists as wide-ranging as Speedy J, Lory D, Luke Vibert and Luke Slater have played alongside resident Gavin Richardson. That the club’s regulars expect diversity is a good thing, because this set will doubtless be different to – but just as pleasing as – what was planned, with frequent Thom Yorke collaborators Modeselektor offering a sound which encompasses everything from hip hop and metal influences within its warm, glitching techno style.

The rescheduled Moderat appearance will now take place at the Picture House, Edinburgh, Sat 8 Feb 2014.

Picture House, Edinburgh, Thu 10 Oct.

Substance

Edinburgh's long-running underground techno party.

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