BASEMENT, a brand new venue, launches this May underneath the main hall of Knockdown Center. The newly designed and literally underground room will be New York City’s new home for top and up-and-coming underground techno talent from all over the world.
Opening May 10 with a performance from Rebekah, BASEMENT will host events every Friday and Saturday night. Other artists to play the venue will include DVS1, Hector Oaks, Function, Shifted, Fiedel, Vatican Shadow, Aurora Halal, Somewhen, Headless Horseman, FJAAK, Volvox, Newa, Silent Servant, Shlomo, Rebekah, CEM, Tommy Four Seven, Veronica Vasicka, Luke Slater, and Etapp Kyle, plus the NYC debuts of 999999999, Shlomo, Shdw & Obscure Shape, Fabrizio Lapiana, and NDRX.
BASEMENT will feature special events including STAUB, Berghain 09 Mix Release Party, and Unsound Festival, Quo Vadis and will be the new home to the Wrecked party series. Additionally, BASEMENT will host various workshops with performing artists, and release podcasts from those playing the space with details to be released soon.
Keeping with European club tradition, BASEMENT will feature a state-of-the-art, Funktion-One sound system, and a custom lighting rig throughout the venue. All events will be 21+, and attendees will be required to adhere to a set of house rules, including no photo/video, and a safer space policy.
For more information and tickets to all May events, visit the BASEMENT WEBSITE.