Noise Of Art presents A Psychedelic Magical Mystery Tour
Continuing this year’s celebration of 45 years of psychedelic music, Noise of Art presents a night of film, music, art, DJs and psychedelic curiosity over three floors and featuring The Beatles film MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR, now fully restored with a remixed soundtrack – finally shown on the big screen for the first time, 45 years after it was made.
Rounding off a week of events that’s seen the Beatles' cult film, Magical Mystery Tour, shown on the big screen for the very first time, Apple Films Ltd (the film making arm of the Beatles’ company) is allowing Noise of Art to screen the film as part of Noise of Art's cross platform clubbing event.
The happening will explore the evolution of psychedelic art and music – from its folk roots to acid house, psychedelic funk, cosmic disco, psychedelic rock and beyond; with Justin Robertson, Fred Deakin (Lemon jelly), Ashley Beedle, Ben Osborne, Si Begg, Rupert the Brewer, Overlap, The People Pile, Your Mum, Luara J Martin and more to be announced.
First broadcast by the BBC in 1967, The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour’ was a product of its era while also being years ahead of its time. The film anticipated techniques that were to become industry standards , such as ad lib film scripts, mocumentaries and surreal Television comedy.
The evening will feature surround visuals, film, performance art and three floors of music exploring the ongoing influence of 1967, the year that changed music for ever.
The acts include producers and DJs who have involved psychedelia in everything from soul and techno to baggy rock and reggae, including original acid house DJs, new cosmic disco DJs and up and coming talent emerging on the UK’s new folk scene.
With more acts to be announced over the coming days, the line up will see one of Manchester’s original acid DJs and creator of the ‘Art of Acid’ compilation, Justin Robertson, play an artful acid house set, Electronic music pioneers Si Begg and Fred Deakin play specially created music and visual sets., Ashley Beedle, spin a psychedelic funk set, Leftside Wobble and, Noise of Art founder, Ben Osborne laying down the cosmic dancefloor fillers, Fiona Bevan and Laura J Martin, two of the UKs fast rising female singer songwriters, forming the folk connection – and there's more to come.
They join Noise of Art regulars, The People Pile, Overlap, Your Mum, Prick Image and more to be announced, who’ll complete the immersive cinema and club experience.
This is the last screening in a week of events celebrating Magical Mystery Tour in the run-up to its release on Blue Ray and DVD. It follows a gala event at the BFI Southbank on Oct 2nd, where Noise of Art will create the after show for an invited audience.
The event continues Noise of Art’s celebration of the 45th anniversary of psychedelia, which started with a sell out New Year’s eve event in London and saw three days of activity at Latitude Festival.
Saturday 6 October
8pm – 3am
Noise of Art presents
A Psychedelic Magical Mystery Tour
Hackney Picture House, 27o Mare Street, London E8 1HE
£10 / £12 (advance)
More info on when and where to get tickets at www.noiseofart.org
The Beatles: MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR film (finally on the big screen after 45 years)
Justin Robertson (Deadstock 33s) Acid House Set
Fred Deakin (Lemon Jelly), New AV show
Ashley Beedle (Heavy Disco/ Darkstarr) Psychedelic funk set
Ben Osborne (Noise of Art) Cosmic Disco set
Leftside Wobble (K7) Acid Soul set
Si Begg (Noodles) New AV show
Rupert the Brewer,
The People Pile,
Laura J Martin
and more to be announced.
For further information about the film visit thebeatles.com
For details of the event and tickets
Joining The Circus
What to do for British politics?
Solidarity with Ukraine
URL vs. IRL
Do DJs Today Need Social Media to Be Heard?
I Hear (Borusiade Remix)
Mother of MarsShop Now
Hologram TeenShop Now