May
14
6:30 PM18:30

TT 'LoveLaws' Premiere + Q&A

Taking place as part of the Everyman Music Film Festival, we're hosting the UK premiere for the debut solo record from Warpaint's Theresa Wayman aka TT. 

Hear the album for the first time, before anyone else, in the dark and take part in a Q&A with the artist herself.

Click here for tickets.

6PM Doors

7PM Playback Starts (no latecomers can be admitted until Playback ends!)

7:45PM Q&A

8:30PM Event Ends

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Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Interpol 'Turn On The Bright Lights'

Hear Interpol's brooding debut masterpiece 'Turn On The Bright Lights' loud, in full, in the dark on intimate East London cinema The Institute of Light's 18-speaker, 10,000-watt sound system on Tues 27 March. Tickets are £5 via DICEhttp://bit.ly/2CLwvJI

As recommended by The Guardian, GQ, Time Out, Metro, Newsweek, New Statesman and The Londonist.

Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness.

Check out other forthcoming sessions for albums by David Bowie, Sade and Kanye West atbit.ly/pbpbtix

This event is not affiliated with Interpol and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

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Mar
21
6:50 PM18:50

David Bowie 'Blackstar' - all proceeds to Help Refugees

Hear David Bowie's stunning swansong 'Blackstar' loud, in full, in the dark on Wed 21 March on The Lexi Cinema's impeccable soundsystem. No distractions: just you and the music. 

Join us as we bring our listening sessions in the dark to The Lexi for the first time. All our proceeds will go to Help Refugees, a great charity that we hope Bowie would have loved given his track record of supporting humanitarian and refugee charities. 

Tickets are £6 via DICE http://bit.ly/2F9hsPe or £6 + bf via The Lexi http://bit.ly/2t8Xi2S

Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness. 

As recommended by GQ, The Guardian, Metro, Time Out, Newsweek, New Statesman, The Londonist...

This event is not affiliated with David Bowie and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

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Mar
20
7:15 PM19:15

Kanye West 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'

Hear Kanye West's masterpiece 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' loud, in full, in the dark on The Institute Of Light's 18-speaker, 10,000-watt, sub-heavy soundsystem. Tickets are £5 via DICE http://bit.ly/2oAMvt3

As recommended by The Guardian, GQ, Time Out, Metro, Newsweek, New Statesman and The Londonist.

Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness.

This event is not affiliated with Kanye West and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

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Mar
19
7:30 PM19:30

PJ Harvey 'Let England Shake'

Hear PJ Harvey's rousing 'Let England Shake' loud, in full, in the dark at our first album listening session at Art House - Crouch End. Tickets are £5 via DICE http://bit.ly/2HRVYoG.

As recommended by The Guardian, GQ, Time Out, Metro, Newsweek, New Statesman and The Londonist.

Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness.

This event is not affiliated with PJ Harvey and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

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Mar
13
6:45 PM18:45

Sade 'Stronger Than Pride'

Hear Sade's achingly beautiful 'Stronger Than Pride' loud, in full, in the dark on intimate Hackney cinema The Institute of Light's 18-speaker sound system on March 6. Tickets are £5 via DICE http://bit.ly/2BJ9YQV

No distractions: just you and the music.

Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness.

This event is not affiliated with Sade and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

Delicious new menu available from Zoe's Ghana Kitchen before and after the playback (booking advised via Institute Of Light website).

Please note entrance is now via the Mentmore Terrance entrance. If you are late, the door will be locked and you will need to go round and enter through the Helmsley Place entrance.

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Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Kate Bush 'Hounds of Love'

Hear Kate Bush's classic 'Hounds of Love' loud, in full, in the dark on intimate Hackney cinema The Institute of Light's 18-speaker sound system on March 6. Tickets are £5 via DICE http://bit.ly/2HEX5YI

No distractions: just you and the music.

Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness.

This event is not affiliated with Kate Bush and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

Delicious new menu available from Zoe's Ghana Kitchen before and after the playback (booking advised via Institute Of Light website).

Please note entrance is now via the Mentmore Terrance entrance. If you are late, the door will be locked and you will need to go round and enter through the Helmsley Place entrance.

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Mar
1
8:15 PM20:15

Nirvana 'Unplugged In New York' - 5.1 Surround Sound Unedited Mix - SOLD OUT

Hear the unedited 5.1 Surround Sound mixdown of Nirvana's classic MTV Unplugged performance in full, in the dark at the historic Regent Street Cinema in Central London on March 1. No distractions: just you and the music.

Tickets are £6 via DICE and include a Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness http://bit.ly/2F7bVVL

This event is not affiliated with Nirvana and is an album listening session with no visuals, not a live performance.

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Feb
27
8:00 PM20:00

James Blake 'James Blake' (8PM session) - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

Hear James Blake's self-titled debut loud, in full, in the dark.

Join Pitchblack Playback for another album listening session in the dark in the comfort of The Institute Of Light's cinema space.

Delicious new menu available from The Institute Of Light's kitchen before and after the playback.

This event is not affiliated with James Blake and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

Presented by Pitchblack Playback.

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Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

James Blake 'James Blake' - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

Hear James Blake's self-titled debut loud, in full, in the dark.

Join Pitchblack Playback for another album listening session in the dark in the comfort of The Institute Of Light's cinema space.

Delicious new menu available from The Institute Of Light's kitchen before and after the playback.

This event is not affiliated with James Blake and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

Presented by Pitchblack Playback.

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Feb
20
6:45 PM18:45

Childish Gambino 'Awaken, My Love!' - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

Hear Childish Gambino's 'Awaken My Love' loud, in full, in the dark.

Join Pitchblack Playback for another album listening session in the dark in the comfort of The Institute Of Light's cinema space.

Delicious new menu available from The Institute Of Light's kitchen before and after the playback.

This event is not affiliated with Childish Gambino and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

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Feb
13
7:45 PM19:45

The Streets 'Original Pirate Material' - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

Hear The Streets 'Original Pirate Material' loud, in full, in the dark.

Join Pitchblack Playback for another album listening session in the dark in the comfort of The Institute Of Light's cinema space.

Delicious new menu available from The Institute Of Light's kitchen before and after the playback.

This event is not affiliated with The Streets and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

Presented by Pitchblack Playback.

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Feb
6
8:00 PM20:00

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 'Push The Sky Away'

Tickets £5 via DICE http://bit.ly/2mWdT4s . Ticket price includes Pitchblack Playback blindfold for extra darkness.

Hear Nick Cave's 'Push the Sky Away' loud, in full, in the dark.

Join Pitchblack Playback for another album listening session in the dark in the comfort of The Institute Of Light's cinema space.

Delicious new menu available from The Institute Of Light's kitchen before and after the playback.

This event is not affiliated with Nick Cave and is an album listening session, not a live performance.

Presented by Pitchblack Playback.

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