Get your boxing gloves on, Soundclash Championships (formerly “The Official UK iPod Battle”) are back and arming themselves with some serious players!! M.I.A. and friends currently hold the Official Soundclash Champion title, who will take the crown in 2009?!
8 teams – 8 MP3 players – 3 tournament rounds – 1 fighting cage – 1 decibel meter
Hosted and refereed by Teki Latex (TTC) and Marawa The Amazing (La Clique), Soundclash is set to take place on Tuesday 9th June, at the Bloomsbury Ballroom, with an amazing line-up ready to get the crowd cheering for their win!!
The way it goes down – Two by two, the teams enter the arena and battle head-to-head: 4 tracks per team, from their MP3 players. As the stakes get higher, so do the screams of the crowd. Judging is simple: the winning team makes the crowd scream loudest. The decibel meter decides. Teams can’t win without digging deep in the crates and thinking outside the box. Expect crazy hype, fancy costumes and high tension!!
Crookers & Friends
Sinden, Martelo, Toddla T & Oneman
Girlcore & Shingai (Noisettes)
Bugged Out! & Very Special Guests
Zezi Ifore (C4 / FBC), MistaJam (1Xtra/BBC), Raf Daddy & Brains
Todd Hart (Dalston Oxfam Shop) & Matthew Stone (!WOWOW!)
Skill Wizard & Shitting Fists
Nova Dando, Henry Holland, & Anna Trevelyan (Dazed)
DJ’s – Radioclit, Broken Hearts
Team Hostesses – Fancy Chance (Alternative Miss World 2009), Scottee, Alice W*A*M*P, The-O, Gateaux Chocolate + More
20% of ticket sales goes towards a charity chosen by the previous year’s winning team. This year’s Soundclash will go to Youth Action International, to help support the building of a much needed school in Liberia, as chosen by M.I.A. & Friends. Everybody wins!
Since it’s festival season all around the globe and we’re all about throwing FREEEEEE things at you, Trash is giving out tickets to 2 lucky winners. One for you, one for your guest!! It’s easy, just email us at: trashmenagerie AT gmail DOT com with Soundclash Champions in the subject line. Are you ready to rumble?!?!
CONGRATS to our WINNERS – Emily Goddard and Natasha Tan!!!
To get you geared up, Martelo sent over a mixtape he did for Trinotron back in January. Still a good one!!
The Champion Mixtape — Martelo x Trinitron Volume 1
Tuesday, 9 June 2009
Time: 8pm – 2am
Venue: Bloomsbury Ballroom, Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1B 4DA
Tickets: £12 via Resident Advisor £15 on the door
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