Darkstar Release South African Documentary

In mid-2016, UK-based electronic duo Darkstar made up of James Young and Aiden Whalley travelled to South Africa to put together a new live music and film show from what they’d gathered from interviews with local Cape Tonians, as part of the Encounters Documentary Film Festival, in partnership with the British Council Connect ZA programme – reflecting the substance of their album Foam Island. With incredible performances going down in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the recordings of interviewees were woven into existing tracks from Foam Album to form a powerful combination of audio documentary, electronic music and political statement. ‘We went to... Read more

Announcement: Encounters Festival Is Bringing DARKSTAR (UK) to SA Next Month

We’re very happy to announce that UK electronic duo Darkstar (made up of Aiden Whalley & James Young) are heading to Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of South Africa’s longest-running, premier creative documentary film festival – Encounters. This year the festival is expanding its programme to include other forms and expressions of non-fiction storytelling, including virtual reality and immersive media, music and the visual arts. The festival is partnering up with the British Council to host Warp Records’ Darkstar for two shows during the festival. The duo has most recently released Foam Island, the band’s third studio LP, a... Read more

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