HYETAL (live) at Dot To Dot Festival 2011 (29/05/11)

HYETAL (live) at Dot To Dot Festival 2011 (29/05/11)
Bank Holiday Sunday 29th May
Dot To Dot Festival 2011

HYETAL (live)
Growing out of Bristol’s second wave of Dubstep starlets alongside producers such as Joker, Gemmy and Julio Bashmore, Hyetal makes music that blurs boundaries, builds dancefloors and ‘drips with colour’. Infact much has been made of the visual nature of Hyetals music, like a kaleidoscope for the ears drums or a synesthesiac’s wet dream.

“Hyetal has a kinda strange and tender magic that is just truly enchanting”

Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC Radio 1)

Since relocating from his native Southampton he has been fully embraced by his new home of Bristol, releasing on the local labels Punch Drunk and Soul Motive.

His collaborations with Julio Bashmore (as Velour for Night Slugs), Shortstuff, Peverelist & Baobinga and mixes for Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC Radio 1), Fabric Live, FACT & LuckyMe have help to showcase the sound of this next generation of ‘post’ Dubstep artists and firmly sits Hyetal right in the middle of them.

Hyetal's first single from his forthcoming debut long-player 'Phoenix' dropped last year, gaining rave reviews from the likes of Resident Advisor, Pitchfork, Fact Magazine & Knowledge:

On May 2, the talented producer will add a full-length LP to his repertoire. The 10-track Broadcast will drop via Bristol-based imprint 'Black Acre', preceded by the recently released single, 'Diamond Islands'. On the inspiration behind that fresh track, Hyetal says, "I wanted to make something stripped back, so most of it’s just [vocalist Alison Garner], sub-bass, a drum machine, and this weird atmosphere."
Hyetal - Diamond Islands
Check out his 2010 mix for Fact Magazine (featuring the likes of Julio Bashmore, Mosca, Doc Daneeka, Shortstuff, Headhunter, Starkey, Guido, Gemmy & Prince!):

Fact Mix 110: Hyetal by Fact Mix Archive on Mixcloud

Also for an idea of what to expect from the live show at the Dot To Dot Festival 2011, watch/listen to his debut live mix recorded for The Boiler Room:


For more information/tickets check out the Dot To Dot Official Facebook Event.