Formed in 1990, Eat Static have been around the block a few times. Their music is often associated with the psychedelic side of electronic music, however their sound spans a wide range of genres including, techno, IDM, ambient, world music and breakbeat.
For this performance Eat Static were taking a complete departure from their usual live sets and incorporating a lot of modular and also some more performers.
"In a way its kind of gone back to where Eat Static started. 27 years ago me and Steve used to write three tracks a week each, turn up to gigs and not know what each other was playing."
The live set up consisted of an Elektron Octotrack which send clocks to each performer and then each performer had freedom to do what they wished with their clocks.
One interesting interesting machine that Merv showed us was the "Screechertron". Designed by a nutter that he is sure put a little creature inside...