Tickets MARTIN DUPONT, Support: Jennifer Touch  | Warm Graves in Berlin

Tickets für MARTIN DUPONT Support: Jennifer Touch | Warm Graves 18.01.24 in Berlin, SO36

Tickets – MARTIN DUPONT Berlin



Worn Pop Autumn season of 2024 starts with a concert of the legendary minimal wave act Martin Dupont at SO36 in Berlin. Jennifer Touch is joining the show with an expanded live performance featuring Jonas of Warm Graves playing synths and 2nd Guitar. The opening set is represented by Warm Graves.

Martin Dupont originally formed in 1980 and consisted of Alain Seghir, Brigitte Balian, Beverley Jane Crew, and Catherine Loy. They were immensely talented with a rare dynamic between them that was likely inspired by a combination of their magnetic personalities, creative vision, and the home studio where they recorded. The music they made was colorful, enthusiastic, and delicate, but also melancholy and mysterious. A mixture of hot and cold, light and dark. They made electronic music that incorporated guitars and clarinets and is described by many as New Wave yet they truly transcended genres. They had mainstream success finding themselves opening for legendary bands like The Lotus Eaters, The Lounge Lizards, and Siouxsie and the Banshees, without any intention of ever being a commercial enterprise. In Beverley Jane Crew’s words, “the songs just tumbled out in a completely organic and spontaneous way and as soon as they were recorded on the four-track, they were shared with friends on tapes, openly and excitedly.” By 1987, they disbanded but left behind three cult albums: Just Because, Sleep Is A Luxury, and Hot Paradox, one cassette entitled Inédits 1981-1983, and one 7” single entitled Your Passion. Martin Dupont remained under the radar for over thirty years, but since achieving unexpected success in the US, championed by the New York label Minimal Wave, first with the 2008 release Lost and Late and more recently with The Complete Collection 5LP box set, the band is now making a comeback. They will perform live again supported by additional musicians Sandy Casado and Thierry Sintoni, of the band Girls Like You, along with Ollivier Leroy. They will be returning to the very stages that hosted their first gigs, bolstered by their ever-increasing fan base.