Quantic ‘1000 Watts’ European Tour Starts On June 22nd- 21 June, 2016
On his latest project Quantic has returned to his Flowering Inferno moniker for an album of roots reggae. Whereas his previous Flowering Inferno album, Dog With A Rope, had a really strong Latin flavour, on this one his Latin love is a little more diluted with just a couple of cumbias and the emphasis most definitely on classic reggae grooves.
1000 Watts features contributions from U-Roy, Alice Russell, Christopher Ellis (on the infectious title track), Nidia Gongora and Hollie Cook for a record that is seemingly made for summer, laden with good vibes, deep bass and solid uplifting melodies.
To promote the release Quantic is setting off on a European tour with his band, starting in Glasgow on Wednesday 22nd June. Full tour dates are at the bottom of the page.
You can buy/listen to 1000 Watts at quanticmusic.bandcamp.com/album/1000-watts.
Here’s a non-album track that Quantic has been playing a lot on tour recently, an undiluted shot of blissful summer vibes that will get you in the mood for the tour:
You can also check out some of the tunes that Quantic is currently grooving to on TicketWeb.
Here are the tour dates:
JUN 22 WED – O2 ABC 2, Glasgow, UK
JUN 23 THU – Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, Leeds, UK
JUN 24 FRI – O2 Academy2 Leicester, UK
JUN 28 TUE – Amboss Rampe, Zurich, Switzerland
JUN 29 WED – Le Trabendo, Paris, France
JUN 30 THU – Theatre Silvain, Marseille, France
JUL 1 FRI – Couleur Café 2016, Brussels, Belgium
JUL 2 SAT – Festival Col des 1000, Miribel-Les-Echelles, France
JUL 3 SUN – Le Transbordeur, Villeurbanne, France
JUL 6 WED – Canibal Sound System (Sala Apolo), Barcelona, Spain
JUL 7 THU – Tablero de Música, Burgos, Spain
JUL 8 FRI – Musikaire Festival, Elorrio, Spain
JUL 9 SAT – Theatre de la Mer, Sete, France
JUL 14 THU – Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
JUL 15 FRI – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK
JUL 16 SAT – Larmer Tree, Salisbury, UK
JUL 19 TUE – Porgy & Bess, Wien, Austria
JUL 20 WED – Poolbar, Feldkirch, Austria
JUL 21 THU – Sudhaus Waldbühne, Das Neue Haus, Tübingen, Germany
JUL 22 FRI – Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, Cologne, Germany
JUL 23 SAT – Mojo, Hamburg, Germany
JUL 24 SUN – Tramlines Festival, Devonshire Green, Sheffield, United Kingdom
JUL 24 SUN – On Track For Summer, Windsor, UK
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