…WHAT IN THE WORLD IS A SLIPMAT?
A slipmat is a circular piece of slippery cloth or synthetic materials disk jockeys place on the turntable platter instead of the traditional rubber mat.
Unlike the rubber mat which is made to keep hold the record firmly in sync with the rotating platter, slipmats are designed to slip on the platter, allowing the DJ to manipulate a record on a turntable while the platter continues to rotate underneath. This is useful for holding a record still for slip-cueing, making minute adjustments during beatmatching and mixing and pulling the record back and forth for scratching….
..99 artists from Singapore & around the world get together to design one of a kind sets of slip mats for a movable exhibition and book which explores the way visual art and music hang together…
..3 shows of 33 different artists each in 3 different venues with performances by 3 of the hottest Australian DJs on the face of this earth..
..insiders tell DOPE that this show also introduces a new mobile art space that provides artists & curators with a new avenue to exhibit their work. we can’t wait to see what that looks like!
..Featuring LIVE performances by 3 time Australia DMC Champion – DJ PERPLEX, Victorian DMC Title Holder – DJ B.TWO & Slap and Dash People’s Choice, DJ MUGEN. Wow! Just check out the Perplex video for a piece of the coming action.
EVENT: A NICE SET SINGAPORE
DATES & VENUES:
Friday, 15 May 09 (MIMOLETTE)- DJ PERPLEX
Friday, 22 May 09 (OVER EASY)- DJ B.TWO
Friday, 29 May 09 (HACIENDA)- DJ MUGEN
TIME: 10pm and beyond for all exhibition dates
SUBMIT YOUR SLIPMAT DESIGNS HERE: THE DOPE SHOP
PREVIEW ALL THE DESIGNS & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SINGAPORE ARTIST HERE: THE DOPE SHOP
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