Art of Sound: Hector Plimmer
Hector Plimmer joins Art of Sound in the Academicians’ Room, for another vibrant Friday night DJ session.
Born and raised in South London, Hector Plimmer is a producer, DJ and designer who has been making some considerable waves over the last year. His debut album Sunshine, released in March 2017, has met with critical acclaim from BBC Radio 6’s Gilles Peterson (“Album of the Month”), BBC Radio 2’s Jamie Cullum and Four Tet. The album has been supported worldwide on the radio and even made it into Spotify’s Top 50 Viral US Charts.
His music reflects an unusually rich texture and a broad variety of sounds and influences, combining syncopated, often tribal drums, hypnotic ambient pieces and intensely physical basslines with haunting melodies and vocals.
In the same way that artists like Portishead and Theo Parrish made music with a powerful relationship to a city, Hector’s work reflects an image of London but also an otherworldliness that’s harder to describe.
He presents his monthly radio show Is This Thing On? on NTS, featuring a variety of genres including house, electronica, contemporary jazz and broken beat.
This event is open to members of the Academicians’ Room, Patrons and Friends of the Royal Academy and booking is required. A limited number of tickets are available to the general public, so be quick to book if you don’t want to miss out!
● Fully booked
Friday 16 March 2018
8 — 11pm
The Academicians’ Room, The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts
Free, booking required.
Art of Sound series
We return this year with the new season of our series of Friday night DJ sessions in the Academicians’ Room.
We’ve asked some of our favourite London-based DJs to dive into their archives for a series of unique music nights in the heart of the Royal Academy. DJs from a wide range of musical backgrounds will take over the Academicians’ Room, sharing their personal favourites as well as the hidden gems they’ve discovered on their musical journeys.