The UK’s freshest and most influential independent promoter, event organiser and taste-maker Soundcrash presents its first mini-festival at the Royal Albert Hall, bringing you a historic evening of game-changing sights and sounds to the world’s greatest venue.
This really will be something very special…
Announcing the mighty…
Special exclusive set including Andrew Ashong plus the return of Ruby Wood and more
Classics set from one of hip hop’s gamechangers
New AV set from the most stunning and eclectic electronic live band
Gritty twists and turns from the incredible, soulful and engaging jazz vocalist
Special DJ set from the 22a Records maestro
Plus very special guest hosts TBA! Soundcrash presents something special…
Soundcrash at The Royal Albert Hall featuring unmissable performances from some of the biggest and freshest acts around inc.: the immensely talented Submotion Orchestra, one of the world’s greatest hip hop groups The Pharcyde, the spectacular Hidden Orchestra, the spine-tingling Andreya Triana, and one of the freshest DJ talents in Henry Wu filling in the gaps.
This almighty lineup brings a variety of exceptional and genre defying / changing sounds and styles to one of the world’s greatest spaces, that will surely go down in history…
Submotion Orchestra (With Andrew Ashong, Ruby Wood & More) – Renowned for staging some of the most exciting live shows around, Submotion Orchestra have always been destined to perform at such a world famous institute as The Royal Albert Hall. Creating some of the most interesting and exciting music in the UK, their blend of electronic bass music, entrancing vocals, ambient, jazz and dub is what makes them stand out from the rest.
“One of dance music’s most-needed groups. The genre craves positivity like this” – The 405.
“They are quite a force, moving together with the type of fluidity a band can create that electronic music cannot quite recreate” – Music OMH.
The Pharcyde (Special and exclusive set from one of the world’s best Hip Hop bands) – Some of the best rhymes ever laid down, Dilla beats, some of the best collabs, The Pharcyde are perhaps one of the most prominent game changers in the history of Hip Hop. They’ll be flying in from LA for an exclusive set to celebrate Soundcrash at The Royal Albert Hall. Expect a set of classics from Bizarre Ride II, Labcabincalifornia and more.
“They underpin their boisterous rhymes with an engaging musical template” – The Guardian.
Hidden Orchestra (Full live band/Premier of the new AV show/Extra orchestra players) – Known for their exciting and experimental live shows, we’re excited to present Hidden Orchestra playing a new very exclusive and special AV show. Lead by multi Edinburgh Based, talented musician Joe Acheson, Hidden Orchestra’s performances are known for their high energy, genre mixing qualities, they will fit the Albert Hall acoustics and stage perfectly!
With a reputation for stunning live shows alongside the variety of sounds and styles in their music makes Hidden Orchestra the perfect live act to see on such a special night.
“Always going to deliver a great live show – they are one of the most consistent avant-garde live acts in the UK”. – AAA Music.
Andreya Triana (Extended band/live soul set) – We are proud to welcome one of the country’s very special and distinctive singers, Andreya Triana to this unmissable line up. With a string sell out shows across Europe alongside collaborations with huge artists such as Flying Lotus and Bonobo, Andreya’s beautiful soulful is comparable to some of the all time greats. Releasing two forward thinking albums alongside many singles, this London based singer-songwriter is no doubt a strong voice in modern soul. Her rare performance at this special event is sure to be a mesmerising one.
“It’s a distinctly British sound: Triana’s strong, understated vocals recall the husky tones of Amy Winehouse” – The Guardian.
Henry Wu (22a/EGLO/Rhythm Section Records) – Bringing his fresh beats and nu soul sound to the lineup, Henry Wu djing between performances will add excitement and freshness to the night. With releases on EGLO and Rhythm Section alongside a strong fan base including the likes of Gilles Peterson, Bonobo and Mary Anne Hobbs, we’re very excited to see him spin tunes in between shows with a variety of beats, house and soul and more!
“The South London producer combines soulful beats, live vocals and worldly influences that have come to characterise the 22a family he is also apart of” – Stamp The Wax.
Soundcrash – With a decade of some of the most game changing shows London has seen, Soundcrash embarks on it’s second decade with the purpose to create the most interesting, exciting and downright special shows in London town. Led by Rob Waller and his band of creatives, there is no prejudice between beats, bass, jazz, funk, disco, world, as long as it has soul. Exciting times ahead with their London shows, their super cool east London venue and their boutique festivals (Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender, Paradise Island, Soundwave Croatia), the next few years look set to be very exciting indeed!
Tuesday 22nd November.
Tickets info HERE.
The Royal Albert Hall