Dataline is Cenk Sayinli (Jake). This is a project which focuses on making electronic music using Elektron Music Machines and performing with them wherever possible... Cenk's first musical experience started through a commodore64. Astonished by the those sounds, he decided to craft his own music using hardware sequencers and drum machines. Dataline first started as solo project around the early 90s while living in Istanbul. After moving back to UK and getting hold of an Elektron Machinedrum, he never looked back and did many gigs around Europe using only Monomachine and Machinedrum, taking part in gigs with well known acts like Vector Lovers and Daedelus. Dataline also did live jamming sessions with Koshi Mazaki a.k.a Radek Rudnicki - Polish electronic music artist, who is living and studying in York. During his time in the UK, Cenk became a resident performer at the LaptopLounge - a well known electronic music night in Edinburgh. From the beginning of 2012 Dataline was participating in the project Weeklybeats, where every Sunday artists are releasing new tracks till the end of the year. After acquiring the Octatrack - Elektron's latest 'invention' and OP1 - portable wonder fromTeenage engineenering, Dataline performed with Elektron trinity (Machinedrum, Monomachine, Octatrack) and OP1 combined together. Though his latest performances also include Elektron's newest product - 4 voice analog synthesizer AnalogFour. At the moment Cenk is living in Gothenburg (Sweden) and actively works and promotes Elektron Music machines. Releases: Label NOORDEN based in Cologne, Germany has released the OP-1-only-compilation (V.A.) 'Rumble When Bumble', which included Dataline's track 'Her Tune'. The debut EP 'See You I' can be downloaded on publishing platform Bandcamp. Album 'Hear Your Beat' released with NOORDEN label on16th of April, 2012. LP 'Under Waveform' featuring Elektron Music Machines and Teenage Engineering OP1 released with NOORDEN label.
Natalie Doyle is a multimedia artist whose work explores notions of Sociology, altering cityscapes, experiences of the Sublime and is captivated by dormant underground cultures as well as the idea of generating temporary malfunctions within various social situations. Her work frequently takes shape in some form of performance either to camera or microphone and is often multifaceted in nature. Natalie has shown work in various gallery settings across Scotland as well as venues such as the Wee Red Bar and the Barrowland Ballroom. She has also been involved at events such as MTV’s EMA Light Show in George Square and has even staged a multi-screen intervention in a Cash Generator in Trongate. Upcoming events include collaborating with no! input in providing visuals for the Otherwhere Tent at Audio Soup, Goulash at the Number Shop for the Edinburgh Art Festival and Politically Unbecoming at Interview Room 11.
Laugh Like Me
‘Laugh Like Me’ are a Scottish duo making various forms of electronic music. Club 1086 promoter Gordon Barclay and Sound Advice/Vinyl Club host Gerry Mawhinney's new project titled 'Laugh Like Me'. As the name suggests their focus is on musical output without taking themselves too seriously, however they have quickly garnered a reputation for producing solid soundscapes covering a range of styles.