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Tue, Jul 09


Head Hi



Time and Location

Jul 09, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Head Hi, 146 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA

About the event

Head Hi & SELF:TIMER Records present

Pleasure Planet Album Release Listening Party

Tuesday, July 9th, 2024 6-10pm

at Head Hi in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Doors open at 6pm

Food by Allswell served 6-8pm

Record Listening starts at 8pm, followed by a record signing

Drinks served until the event ends at 10pm

$10 with RSVP

Pleasure Planet's kaleidoscopic debut album has been a long time coming, but good things come to those who wait. Developed over years of late-night studio improvisations, 'Pleasure Planet' is an affectionate and colorful patchwork of the New York City-based trio's knotted influences that's suspended between the rave and the chill-out room, weaving glistening pads and chunky basslines into vocal earworms and warm, saturated rhythmic cycles. Bandmates Andrew Potter, Kim Ann Foxman and Brian Hersey enter into a lysergic dialog with their discrete personal musical histories, drawing inspiration from vintage EBM, ambient music and heady early '90s West Coast rave sounds and launching these classic elements into a transcendent new sonic universe.

Experience the Head Hi-Fi sound system consisting of a pair of vintage La Scala Klipsch-horn speakers, subwoofer and rotary mixer. Head Hi is an immersive hybrid space dedicated to the arts, fostering ideas and creating memorable experiences with a variety of cultural programs. After two packed Record Listening Sessions this year, we're looking forward to enjoying new music paired with amazing flavors that will expand our senses.

Head Hi is located at 146 Flushing Ave. across the street from the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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Pleasure Planet is a dynamic New York City-based post rave collective composed of Kim Ann Foxman, Andrew Potter, and Brian Hersey. The trio's evolutionary journey unfolded through lysergic cycles of collaborative experimentation within shared studios, immersing themselves in the realms of machine-driven alchemy and nurturing their multidimensional sound. Bound by a shared creative vision and sharpened through countless late night studio improvisations, Pleasure Planet manifested into existence. Their personal approach to music-making infuses every strand of their sonic tapestry, sparkling with nostalgia for the genre-bending styles of their formative rave years, while simultaneously charting a course through unexplored skies, angling towards an alien horizon. @lovepleasureplanet

Kim Ann Foxman, Hawaiian-born, New York-based artist, DJ and producer, was raised in the light of the San Francisco rave scene. Formerly a lead singer of Hercules and Love Affair, Foxman is now known internationally as a DJ, bringing her classic rave aesthetic while pushing future-leaning sounds. Andrew Potter, a veteran of the DC rave scene, and formerly one half of the electronic duo, Populette, is a producer who cut his teeth in the early 00s NYC nightlife, where he honed his skills in basement clubs and the studio. Brian Hersey, long a wanderer of the underground and club scenes of NYC, brings his eclectic sensibilities to the sonic mosaic of Pleasure Planet, cultivated through his explorations with the bedroom electronica of Ciao. 

SELF:TIMER is the label created by Foxman and Potter as a home system for Pleasure Planet, and anything else that fits their brand of the psychedelic, weird and wonderful. Together, they hope to bring this sound to your world sometime soon, at your pleasure. @selftimer_records

Head Hi is an organization dedicated to art and design specializing in publications and cultural programming with an espresso bar located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn by the Navy Yard. We feature a curated selection of publications from around the globe. Working with local and international artists, designers, publishers, community members and organizations in various fields, Head Hi is a space for exploration and interaction that hosts talks, book launches, art shows, music performances and other events. @headhi_ny

Allswell Since 2011, Brooklyn’s Allswell proudly serves up eclectic flavors and vibes from a California perspective.  Beyond their physical brick and mortar the Allswell team feeds the creative spirit through their various collaborations. @allswellnyc

Pleasure Plants draws on the ancient wisdom and healing power of herbs and incorporates nature’s intelligence into medicinal formulas that promote health and happiness. All of their ingredients are organic, and/or wild-harvested, and sustainably sourced. All of their products are made in small batches, by hand, in New York. Pleasure Plants was founded in 2017 by Kim Ann and Sophie, friends for over 20 years. @pleasureplants

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