K-HAND presented by Control Tickets
9:00pm, Fri 30 June, 2017
Red Rattler, NSW
This Winter, K-HAND is coming.
Control welcomes legendary Detroit DJ, producer and label boss K-HAND for the winter instalment of the event series held at The Red Rattler theatre.
It is fair to say that for every Derrick May and Jeff Mills, the Motor City has produced a whole bunch of talented artists that never quite got the same acclaim. Kelli Hand aka K-HAND is surely one of those. Flying relatively under the radar since the release of her first EP in 1990, she proves herself to be one of Detroit's most consistent performers and producers who never fails to further the city's undisputed legacy.
Touring across the globe for the past couple of years, this is Hand's first visit to Sydney since 2003. Control welcomes her to Australia off the back of her appearances at Moog Fest, Tresor's 26th birthday, Detroit's Boiler Room series and The Black Madonna's XOYO residency in London.
Her talents behind the decks are matched by her abilities in the studio, responsible for euphoric house and techno builders released through her own label Acacia Records as well as Warp Records, Ausfahrt and most recently with Nina Kraviz's (Trip), having been signed in 2015.
Having devoted more than 2 decades to working her crowds into a frenzy with her hardy drum tracks and dark seductive energies, a K-HAND set sneaks up on you with calculated precision, executing rhythms, peaks and breaks that find you stamping your feet and thinking... oh yeeeeah. She is a duteous crowd-reader and she lets her mixing and selecting do all the talking.
Control is equally thrilled to announce support on the night from Sveta, Magda Bytnerowicz and Estee Louder.