Rescheduled: Sonic Boom
Thursday 9th September 2021
+ Special Guests
Doors 7:00 pm
Price £16 + booking fee / £20 on the door
A New Date for hypnotic electro-psych pioneer Peter Kember aka Sonic Boom
Our show with Sonic Boom at The Green Door Store has a new safer date of Thursday 9th September 2021 as he returns with his first new album in three decades.
We are very grateful to Sonic Boom The Green Door Store and to the ticket holders for their continuing understanding and patience as we work to bring this innovative artist to you and would like to reassure existing ticket holders that their tickets will remain valid for the new date.
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Sonic Boom’s first new album in almost three decades ‘All Things Being Equal’ on Carpark Records is available now.
‘Pete Kember has succeeded in creating his magnum opus and an album for the ages.’ – The Quietus
‘All Things Being Equal’ on Car Park Records is a meditative, mathematical record concerned with the interconnectedness of memory, space, consumerism, consciousness—everything. Through regenerative stories told backwards and forwards, Kember explores dichotomies zen and fearsome, reverential of his analog toolkit and protective of the plants and trees that support our lives.
Listen here to the mesmerising ‘Just Imagine’ from ‘All Things Being Equal’ album which has made the 4th new uncut playlist:
Melting Vinyl presents
Sonic Boom + Special Guests
Melting Vinyl are buzzing to bring Peter Kember aka Sonic Boom to The Green Door Store in Autumn
Peter Kember’s music career began with the formation of Spacemen 3, which he co-
founded in 1982 with Jason Pierce (Spiritualized). As the influential psych-soul band
dissolved, Kember then debuted Sonic Boom with 1990’s Spectrum. Poppy
psychedelia with lo-fi edges and distinctive vocals marked Kember’s departure from
his original group. His new solo work hinted at the self-taught experimentation, circuit
bending, and interest in modular synthesis that would hallmark his career as a
producer and performer.
But Kember, a co-conspirator by nature, got lonely alone. Soon
enough, Spectrum gave rise to a band of the same name, who toured extensively
and recorded several records, including a joint effort with Silver Apples.
Next, Kember got busy with E.A.R., an even more experimental and prolific project
with a fluctuating lineup that counted among its many members Kevin Shields and
electronic music trailblazer Delia Derbyshire, who mentored Kember in audio physics
and harmonic series.
The Sonic Boom name has remained in use by Kember throughout his career as
both a performer and producer, working with many other influential
artists including MGMT, Beach House, Moon Duo , IceAge and Panda Bear.
The new album , All Things Being Equal arrives in June 2020 to ice the cake of
Kember’s long and purposeful journey through the years.