Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

MY BLOODY VALENTINE 'LOVELESS'

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE TWO SESSIONS - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE BUYING FOR YOUR DESIRED TIME!

25% of profits go to Help Refugees at the artist’s request.

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Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: PRINCE 'PURPLE RAIN' (15)

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE BUYING FOR THE RIGHT DATE + TIME AS WE HAVE FOUR SESSIONS ON SALE

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Mar
7
6:45 PM18:45

MUTE 4.0: NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS 'MURDER BALLADS' (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)

THERE ARE TWO SESSIONS ON SALE - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU BUY FOR THE CORRECT TIME!

OUR SERIES OF SESSIONS AS PART OF MUTE 4.0 - MUTE RECORDS’ 40TH ANNIVERSARY - CONTINUES WITH A HAUNTING CLASSIC IN FULL 5.1 SURROUND SOUND…


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Mar
12
7:00 PM19:00

SZA 'CTRL'

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ ALL THE INFO BELOW BEFORE SELECTING YOUR TICKET(S).

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Mar
18
7:00 PM19:00

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: PRINCE 'PURPLE RAIN' (15)

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE BUYING FOR THE RIGHT DATE + TIME AS WE HAVE FOUR SESSIONS ON SALE

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Feb
19
7:00 PM19:00

MY BLOODY VALENTINE 'LOVELESS'

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE TWO SESSIONS - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE BUYING FOR YOUR DESIRED TIME!

25% of profits go to Help Refugees at the artist’s request.

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Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: PINK FLOYD 'THE WALL'

TWO SESSIONS ON SALE - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU BUY FOR THE CORRECT TIME!

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Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

GLASS ANIMALS 'ZABA'

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE TWO SESSIONS - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE BUYING FOR YOUR DESIRED TIME!

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Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: PINK FLOYD 'THE WALL' (15)

TWO SESSIONS ON SALE - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU BUY FOR THE CORRECT TIME!

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Jan
29
8:15 PM20:15

FRANK OCEAN 'BLONDE' [SOLD OUT]

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Jan
29
7:00 PM19:00

MOGWAI 'RAVE TAPES'

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Jan
23
8:45 PM20:45

PBPB X MUTE 4.0: MOBY 'PLAY' (UNRELEASED 5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)

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We continue our Mute 4.0 series celebrating Mute Records' 40th anniversary with something very special and exclusive.

We've got our hands on the unreleased 5.1 surround sound mix of Moby's hugely successful 1999 opus 'Play', and we're inviting you to hear it for the first time loud, in full, in the dark in the luxurious confines of The Castle Cinema. Prepare to hear this classic in more detail and depth than ever before.

Ticket price includes PBPB blindfold for extra darkness.

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Jan
22
7:00 PM19:00

FRANK OCEAN 'BLONDE' [SOLD OUT]

25% OF PROFITS GO TO STONEWALL

TWO SESSIONS AT 7PM AND 8:15PM

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Jan
15
8:00 PM20:00

FRANK OCEAN 'BLONDE'

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Jan
15
7:00 PM19:00

BJÖRK - POST

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Jan
14
7:00 PM19:00

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: TALKING HEADS 'STOP MAKING SENSE'

Click here for tickets for Saturday 12 January.

We continue our new series celebrating the finest concert film, music documentaries, visual albums and movies with epic soundtracks.

Talking Heads' legendary 1984 release 'Stop Making Sense' is widely regarded as the greatest concert film of all time, and it deserves to be heard on a sound system as beefy as The Institute Of Light's. 

And yes, it's with the visuals!

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Jan
12
5:00 PM17:00

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: TALKING HEADS 'STOP MAKING SENSE'

SATURDAY SESSIONS ADDED DUE TO DEMAND

We continue our new series celebrating the finest concert film, music documentaries, visual albums and movies with epic soundtracks.

Talking Heads' legendary 1984 release 'Stop Making Sense' is widely regarded as the greatest concert film of all time, and it deserves to be heard on a sound system as beefy as The Institute Of Light's. 

And yes, it's with the visuals!

Two sessions - 5PM and 7PM. Tickets below.

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Jan
8
8:15 PM20:15

OUTKAST 'AQUEMINI'

25% OF PROFITS GO TO THE ATLANTA CHILDREN’S CENTRE.

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Jan
8
7:00 PM19:00

BJÖRK - POST

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Dec
5
8:30 PM20:30

THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE ‘ELECTRIC LADYLAND’ 5.1 SURROUND SOUND REMASTER

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Hear the new 5.1 Surround Sound remaster of The Jimi Hendrix Experience's legendary 'Electric Ladyland' loud, full, in the dark on the The Castle Cinema's immersive cinema sound system in Clapton, East London on Wednesday 5 December. Hear and feel every detail of this stunning new mix with no distractions from the comfort of a luxury armchair at this stunning art deco cinema.

Mixed by the album's original engineer Eddie Kramer, the new version is part of the 50th anniversary box set edition released by Sony Legacy. One attendee will win a copy of the box set.

With thanks to Sony and The Jimi Hendrix Estate.

If you consider yourself an audiophile, please bear in mind that we are using a cinema soundsystem and not a boutique hifi setup.

LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED

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Dec
4
8:45 PM20:45

PITCHBLACK PICTURES: BEYONCÉ 'BEYONCÉ' + 'LEMONADE' VISUAL ALBUM DOUBLE-BILL

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A SINGALONG EVENT!

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2nd session added due to demand

Pitchblack Pictures presents a double-bill of Beyoncé's two stunning visual albums in the luxurious confines of The Castle. See and hear 'BEYONCÉ' and 'Lemonade' back-to-back, with £2 from each ticket going to Bread Of Life, a Houston, Texas charity who work on Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts that Queen Bey has worked with as part of her Beygood initiative.

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Nov
8
8:45 PM20:45

Pitchblack Pictures: Beyoncé 'BEYONCÉ' + 'Lemonade' visual album double-bill

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Pitchblack Pictures presents a double-bill of Beyoncé's two stunning visual albums in the luxurious confines of The Castle. See and hear 'BEYONCÉ' and 'Lemonade' back-to-back, with £2 from each ticket going to Bread Of Life, a Houston, Texas charity who work on Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts that Queen Bey has worked with as part of her Beygood initiative.

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Nov
6
6:45 PM18:45

Jimi Hendrix 'Electric Ladyland' 5.1 Surround Sound Premiere

6:45PM

8:30PM

We're incredibly happy to be hosting the world premiere of the new 5.1 Surround Sound mix of Jimi Hendrix's legendary 'Electric Ladyland' at our new home at Aures London on Tuesday 6 November. Hear it loud, in full, in the dark, like never before at our immersive listening session on the venue's formidable 50-speaker sound system.

The new mix was created by Jimi's original producer, Eddie Kramer, as part of the new 50th anniversary boxset from the album and it's the first time a Surround Sound mix of one of his albums has been created. One attendee will win a copy of the boxset.

50 capacity each session.

This is an album listening session. NO LATECOMERS WILL BE ADMITTED.

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Oct
16
6:50 PM18:50

PBPB x Mute 4.0: Yazoo 'Upstairs At Eric's'

Listen to Yazoo's debut album 'Upstairs at Eric's', in full, in the dark, on The Lexi’s powerful, immersive cinema sound system as part of our series of listening sessions for Mute 4.0: Mute Records' 40th Anniversary Celebrations.

Click here for tickets - £8 including a PBPB blindfold for extra darkness.

Bar opens 18:50, playback for this session starts at 19:20. Latecomers will be seated in the balcony, where the sound is sub-optimal.

'Upstairs At Eric's' is included on 'Four Pieces', a 4-disc, heavy black 180g vinyl box set released on 26 October 2018 and available to pre-order now at https://yazoo.lnk.to/FourPiecesWE. One attendee will win a copy of this amazing release!

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Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

FREE EVENT: Pitchblack Playback x National Album Day powered by MQA & AIM

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Pitchblack Playback, The Association For Independent Music and MQA join forces with National Album Day on Saturday 13 October 2018. Experience six incredible albums from Mogwai, Gil Scott-Heron, The Fall, Public Service Broadcasting, Young Fathers and SOPHIE.

Six albums released on independent AIM member labels will be played back in high-fidelity MQA to deliver 100% of the original studio performance:

12:00 Mogwai - Every Country’s Sun [Rock Action Records]

13:25 Gil Scott-Heron - I’m New Here [XL Recordings]

14:20 The Fall - I Am Kurious Oranj (30th anniversary edition) [Beggars Banquet]

15:40 Public Service Broadcasting - The Race For Space [Test Card Recordings]

16:50 Young Fathers - Cocoa Sugar [Ninja Tune]

17:50 SOPHIE - OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES [Transgressive Records]

National Album Day 2018 will see the entire British music community come together to celebrate the UK’s love of the album. A week-long series of events and activities across the country lead up to the day itself, involving a range of amazing events and talent from artists to songwriters, labels, retailers and sleeve designers.  

Aures London is situated in the Waterloo tunnels and features a groundbreaking 3D sound system with 50 speakers and 10 amplifiers, offering state-of-the-art technology to fully enhance the listening experience.

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