Recombinant Media Labs presented another bay area installment in their long-running Recombinant Festival series this past November 26th to December 2nd at Gray Area in San Francisco. Featuring a lineup of high-profile artists in the dark electronic and experimental music genres, this year’s Recombinant Festival featuring a variety of audio-visual performances across five nights.
Performers included Wolfgang Voigt with his ‘GAS’ music project, Drew McDowall, a former member of influential act Coil, Aisha Devi, Demdike Stare, and many more. DJs including The Creatrix, Justin Anastasi and more, kept the auditory stimulation going between the live performances. Vending by V. Vale from RE/Search Labs, and art installations including a hallucination-inducing room with colored strobes rounded out the experience.