Clinic: Static Gallery, Liverpool – picture gallery


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Clinic’s cassette factory production line opens for one night only at Static Gallery, Getintothis’ Darren Aston captures the assembly line in action.

Clinic performed new material from their seventh studio album Free Reign at Static Gallery earlier this month.
What made the gig so unique was the cassette production line installation set up by artists David Hand and Sam Wiehl alongside Static’s director Paul Sullivan.
Using four seperate parts of the gallery the audience, limited to 200, were able to press play and record the gig using hundreds of donated cassette players while Static operatives package and then sold the analogue recordings after the Clinic have finished playing.
For a full review of the evening read here.
And for Getintothis‘ interview with Clinic ahead of the release of Free Reign read here.
Here’s an exclusive insight into what went down at Static Gallery, as Getintothis’ Darren Aston captured the band and production line in action.
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Cassette players at the ready to record Clinic live at Static Gallery
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The cassettes ready for recording
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Artwork taking shape pre-recording inside Static
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Clinic’s production line whirs into action as the electronic dials are set to stun
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Heavy work this cosmic boogie, as Clinic set tongues wagging at Static
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All hands on deck as Clinic apply maximum pressure
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A factory worker gets busy as the first pressings drop off the assembly line
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Clinic working over time on the Static Gallery production line
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Done and dusted. The Clinic workings.
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Getintothis’ finished product – factory flawless