Lookout for Plutonik @ the medicine bar, the Custard Factory, Birmingham for an xmas outing. A party organized for UCE & the Conservatoire. Again the band will warm up over house records (DJ by James D) B4 doing the live thing and handing the batton to Dan Rafferty who will spin out the D’n’B. Tickets £3/£4 Tuesday 12th December 8.00pm-2.00am
Plutonik play a gig at the House of God, subway city in Birmingham. A departure for the band where Jozef Remeny is recruited on percussion and Jeremy plays Sax. 2 Drummers played over House records B4 the rest of the band joined in. Plutonik then played a number of their trax totally live with Chaz playing Double Bass to a crammed slamming audience.
Chrissy Van Dyke will be performing a solo gig at Ronnie Scott’s in Birmingham on Sunday November 5th. This is a one off appearance by Chrissy who will be doing a Jazz and Blues review as well as many self penned acoustic songs, some of which are past and future Plutonik tracks. Look out for a sample of second album tracks in their raw form, a capella numbers with the help of Carina Round and Jo Hamilton amongst others, and a few other surprises. Tickets are available on the door for £5 – more information is available from Ronnie’s on 0121 643 4525.
Ok so there’s been no news over the summer – well none that have made it to this web page. The band performed at an up and coming Cambridge festival called Shingay-la, supporting other bands and DJs from the whole musical spectrum.
Future gigs include a possible performance at Wolverhampton’s Canal Club in October and the House of God Club, Subway City, Birmingham Friday 24th November. More details to follow.
New material is nearly finished demo’s will be online shortly
The band will concentrate on writing and recording new material now, and several tracks have already been submitted and accepted for the second album, everything from house to hip-hop is on the forthcoming agenda, including new co-writes with Chrissy and Nick. Nick (aka Tribestar) is also producing his own blend of dark dancefloor d’n’b! – Coming your way soon.
Look out for Plutonik at the Flapper and Firkin
on May 26th as part of the 2000 events, put on by Zoot promotions.
The packed Bar Rumba audience (April 27th) were treated to something a little different on Thursday night as Plutonik performed a live P.A alongside DJs Brian Gee,Ray Keith and Bad Company. Plutonik presented a chilled set featuring Mick Ball on trumpet to deliver the soul before the DJs dug in deep for a night of dark drum ‘n’ bass.
Ronnie Scotts was a success with a crammed audience. Sorry to those people who were turned away. Special thanks to Mick Ball (Phaze Action, JTQ, James Hardway) on trumpet and Jozef Remeny (Sabri) on tabla, who also appeared on stage.
Check out Plutonik on Drumbeat monday 3rd April 11.30p.m on Carlton/Central.
Well the second album is coming together smoothly (more details when its finished). Look out for Plutonik on the TV show, Drum Beat, it goes out on Monday nights at 11.30pm on Carlton and should be screened in April.
Other gigs planned: Ronnie Scotts, 19th March £5 on the door, Bar Rhumba on the 27th April on stage 10.15, more details to follow
Subterrania, Ladbroke Grove, sometime in March/April.