Sat 17 Feb, Quarterhouse, Folkestone
Hot Salvation 10th Anniversary Programme
Doors Open 16:00

SECOND DARK AGE debuted in 2023 with the tape Improvised Metal for Guitar and Saxophone by 'REALITY' ensemble on Shadow World Archive, and has also included a solo Metal-Drone work 'FIERCE, STRONG' for Brighton label Human Worth. SDA pushes elements of both free and minimalist techniques into the further reaches of Metal, Sound Collage, Death, Thrash, Industrial, Drone, Hardcore and more.

George Clift is an artist from East Kent, currently living in West Yorkshire. He works with Icelandic label Bedroom Community, Brighton indie Phantom Limb, founded and runs the Shadow World label, manages various artists and composers and founded distributor and project management company Hot Salvation with his wife Natalie in Folkestone, 2014 as a bricks and mortar record shop.

Hot Salvation 10th Anniversary Programme

2024 sees Hot Salvation turn ten years old! George Clift and Natalie Barker opened the first shop in Rendezvous Street, Folkestone in 2014. Though the couple and their family now live in West Yorkshire, and the company has moved into artist management, label project management and distribution, Folkestone is still core to the HS story. George now runs the company remotely with Folkestone resident Steven Tudor, together helping a whole roster of international labels and artists bring their music to market as well as happily continuing their creative work with the Folkestone Fringe to curate Profound Sound Festival.

Venue Accessibility info:

Quarterhouse is a wheelchair accessible venue with a lift for accessing all floors, including the bar, toilets and balcony. Toilets are fully wheelchair accessible and can be found on the ground and first floor.

Please get in touch with the box office on 01303 760750 for special seating requests or wheelchair user requests.

Profound Sound is funded by: The Roger de Haan Charitable Trust via Creative Folkestone.

Artists performing in this festival are supported by: Arts Council England, Outlands Network, and Magic Carpets through Creative Europe.

Profound Sound is partnered with: Folkestone Fringe, Hot Salvation, Shadow World, Phantom Limb, Outlands Network, Latitudo Arts Projects, and New Theatre Institute of Latvia.

Your investment through ticket sales is essential to the continuation of a rich and varied music industry and for the production of this festival.


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