Evolve or Die is the latest project from regulars to the Black Flag and our good friends , the lovely Jet Noir and Tony Mayo (see last month’s interview) https://www.theblackflag.co.uk2013/01/15/interview-tony-mayo-talks-evolve-or-die/ . Evolve or Die has been busy over the last few weeks recruiting an army of musicians, video makers, artists and us… Yes us. We’re very pleased to announce the Black Flag will be working very closely with Mr Mayo and co over the next few months (and beyond!).
So what exactly is Evolve or Die? Perhaps its Facebook page explains it best ‘Evolve Or Die is a Record label/multimedia company established to work in partnership with electronic musicians and people from the other arts. The aim is to promote collaborative working, push creative boundaries and to give the artists a louder and stronger voice in a corporate world. Change is inevitable, stagnation unacceptable!’
Naked Lunch “La Femme”
And that’s pretty much the nuts and bolts of it. Evolve or Die is about taking the music industry back from the corporate vultures who have in my opinion created the artist equivalent of fast food. In a world of televised Karaoke and tribute acts that would need to practice for twenty years to entertain the roughest boozer in South End. The name says it all; EVOLVE OR DIE and that’s a warning! Mr Cowell take note…
So what’s first in the plan for world domination? Well first up the labels f single launch which is Jets ‘Signs’. Which will be available on Valentines day (February 14th) and looks set to kick the project off with a bang, before an amazing gig at the Camden Roundhouse on Saturday 4th May. ‘Reproduction 13’ is being hailed as a a mini-festival of classic electronic music, varying from post-punk darkwave and synth art pop to synthpunk, lounge electro and sequencer instrumental.
Jet Noir ‘The Scarlet Women’
Included on the bill are Headliners ATTRITION, Tony Mayo’s band NAKED LUNCH, CULT WITH NO NAME and many more. Watch this space for the latest Evolve or Die news as well be featuring the label regularly on the Black Flag. Check out the Facebook event for Reproduction 13 https://www.facebook.com/events/327304267371307/ and be sure to like Evolve or Die on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Evolve-Or-Die/269002109893162