‘Total State Machine’ is a unique historical document and visual representation of Test Dept. Printed on over 400 pages of high quality art paper, the book contains reflections and essays from founder members Jamrozy, Cunnington and Farquhar, plus Stephen Mallinder (Cabaret Voltaire), Robin Rimbaud (Scanner), Ivan Novak (Laibach), Alan Sutcliffe (Kent Miners) and a host of others.
Fuel to Fight T-Shirts, TD cog T-Shirts on Sale
Published by PC-Press and available here: http://www.pc-press.co.uk/shop/
TD return to Oberhausen, the city of their first ever show in the Ruhr during the infamous 'European Network' tour of East and West Europe in 1985.
October 15th 2016
Maschinenfest. Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen, Germany.
Test Dept:Redux play L'Etrange Festival XXIInd edition at Le Forum des Images on Friday Sept 16th for a very rare performance in Paris and the first in the city for the new and exciting variation.
Festival site: http://www.etrangefestival.com//2016/en/events/l_etrange_musique
An intimate immersion into the Test Dept machine on our return to New Cross, South London with support from Feral Five and DJs providing an eclectic mix of Dub Sub Punk Noise Electro Industrial.
Live: Test Dept:Redux / Feral Five
DJs: Elena Colombi (NTS Radio)
Amélie Ravalec and Travis Collins (Industrial Soundtrack For The Urban Decay)
Satellitic (Test Dept) GrayC (Test Dept)
£10 + booking fee available in advance from Eventbrite: http://tinyurl.com/j66pfoc
£10 or £8 Concession on the door
Test Dept return to Germany with Total State Machine a major exhibition, book launch and DS30 film screening at Galerie KUB Leipzig in May.
Test Dept:Redux will perform live at Leipzig Volkspalast, Kuppelhalle,16th May.
Events are part of WGT Festival 25th Anniversary.
Test Dept return to Newcastle with the world premiere of a newly commissioned live soundtrack to the recently rediscovered and restored Soviet silent film masterpiece An Unprecedented Campaign by Mikhail Kaufman.
Sat 19 March, 9pm (71min + Q&A)
AV Festival 2016
Following acclaimed live events at The Wroclaw Industrial Festival and in the TPO social centre in Bologna, Italy, Test Dept:Redux, the new live configuration featuring original founders Graham Cunnington and Paul Jamrozy along with Zel Kaute and Charles Poulet, return to play their first ever London show at The Raw Power Festival at The Dome, Tufnell Park, headlining the Friday night.
Friday 27th May.
Tickets available here:
photo: Valeria Altavilla
DS30, FUEL TO FIGHT FILMS
AT WITH BANNERS HELD HIGH
A DAY-LONG EVENT MARKING THE END OF AN INDUSTRY
MUSIC AND THE MINERS’ STRIKE
MUSIC, DEBATES, POETRY & FILM
5TH MARCH 2016
UNITY WORKS, WAKEFIELD.
Industrial Soundtrack to the Urban Decay now officially released on DVD and Blu-Ray
New December screenings announced in Russia and USA.