Luke Slater confirms Planetary Assault Systems live show for Australia
Mon 17th Dec, 2012 News 666 viewsin
Techno devotees have been waiting a while for Luke Slater’s return to Australia. The UK trailblazer is locked in for a New Year’s visit, playing a string of sure-to-be-heaving club shows and Peats Ridge Festival outside Sydney. Now the tour has had an upgrade, with Slater set to bring his Planetary Assault Systems live project here.
“It’s been so good touring the P.A.S. live shows, I thought it would be really cool to bring a version of it down to Australia,” Slater says. “I haven’t been the Oz way for quite a few years and when I played there live last time, we were carting three quarters of a ton of equipment with us. Luckily there’s no need for that these days. The future is live performance for me and I am looking forward to rocking the tour!”
In 2009, Slater delivered the Planetary Assault Systems album, Temporary Suspension, on the Ostgut Ton label, followed in 2011 by The Messenger. The P.A.S. live show has since travelled far and wide, shaking up Berlin’s techno instiution Berghain, Tomorrowland, Time Warp, Amnesia, ADE, Fabric, Melt!, Mysteryland, I Love Techno and Awakenings to name just a few. Check out the video below from Awakenings 2011 in Amsterdam to see witness what we’re in for.
Friday 28 December – Brown Alley, Melbourne
Saturday 29 December – The Bakery, Perth
Sunday 30 December – Peat’s Ridge Festival 2012, Glenworth Valley, NSW
Tuesday 1 January – Strange Fruit & Disconnected present Luke Slater @ Abercrombie, Sydney
Saturday 5 January – LGM’s No Bullsh*t Techno Experience, Coniston, Brisbane
Friday 11 January – TechPhonics @ Electric Circus, Adelaide