Fracture Patterns – step into the noise field

Saturday 22nd June

@The Crossing, Digbeth

Doors 7pm


Join us on June 22nd for an evening of experimental noise and immersive visuals. The Crossing, Digbeth is the usual home to our beloved Stage 1 of Supersonic Festival, come and experience the space like never before for this Superspecial first time collaboration between Eartheater & Semiconductor plus local support in the shape of a rare appearance from Wolverhampton’s finest pre-grunge/post-punkers VICTOR!

“Victor have a sound that could definitely break through a mountain” – Counteract


VICTOR have been in hiding for quite some time but reformed recently for a reunion show for local promoters DIE DAS DER to help raise funds to rebuild Black Country Recording Company which sadly burnt down in 2018. They played a monumental return gig and have clearly got a taste for it again (thankfully), so are stretching the strings once more for an un-holy clattering of luscious noise-rock to kick start the evening.
The evening will be interspersed by Youth Man‘s Kaila Whyte spinning some tunes on the decks with Meesha Fones from VICTOR in tow.
Leading us on to the main event…

Fracture Patterns is a live collaboration between UK artist duo Semiconductor and New York musician and producer Eartheater. This original commission by the Outlands Network combines large-scale multi-channel video works by Semiconductor with a new live soundtrack and performance by Eartheater, fusing both into a compelling theatrical production.

“Eartheater is the future of everything weird” – Noiseyvice

Eartheater explores experimental pop and fantasy combining her genre-breaking musical production with a singular visual aesthetic. Semiconductor’s visually and intellectually engaging artworks explore the material nature of our world and how we experience it through the lenses of science and technology.

HALO by semiconductor from Semiconductor on Vimeo.

Together, they invite audiences into the noise field, as they explore the collision and collusion of their respective practices.




FREE Vocal choir workshop with EARTHEATER

Workshop 6pm (45mins) | Evening performance 7pm doors |

An exciting opportunity to participate in a free vocal workshop with musician and artist Alexandra Drewchin (Eartheater) and to take part in a performance of new Outlands commission Fracture Patterns.

Drawing upon her unique vocal style, Eartheater will guide participants through contrasting vocal spaces, experimenting with scale, range and tone to explore the higher and lower ends of your vocal spectrum individually and as a group.

The workshop will be an exploratory, playful and liberating experience dispelling traditional ideas of what a choir is and what a voice ‘should’ sound like.

The outcome of the workshop will be fused into the evening Fracture Patterns performance of Semiconductor’s film Black Rainwith music by Eartheater and vocals by you.

No experience is necessary (this is not a traditional singing workshop) just come with an open mind and an adventurous spirit! Participants gain free entry to the evening Fracture Patterns event.

TO TAKE PART, EMAIL: [email protected]  with the subject title ‘EARTHEATER WORKSHOP’

Places available on a first come first serve basis. GO GO GO!

This collaboration is brought to you by the Outlands Network. OUTLANDS brings together a diverse mix of visual arts and music organisations, independent venues, creative producers, and promoters, all from outside London, with the aim of strengthening organisational reach and developing regional audiences. OUTLANDS was developed out of a motivation to pool expertise and resources, to encourage diversity and accessibility, build local audiences, and to support engaging and ambitious interdisciplinary music productions across the country, and the organisations that strive to promote them.