Who are the Spiral Tribe and what do they do?
Spiral Tribe, also known as SP23, are a musical and arts collective and free party sound system that organised parties, festivals and raves in the UK and Europe in the 1990s. They were involved in the Castlemorton Common Festival.
How did Simone from Spiral Tribe get started?
Simone met Spiral Tribe at their first ever party – after a police raid the generator had been confiscated. At 2am in the morning she got on the phone to organise a back-up. The party continued, and so it was that she became one of the core-organisers and creators of the fledgling sound system.
Where did Ixindamix live before she joined Spiral Tribe?
Before meeting Spiral Tribe in 1991, Ixindamix lived on the road with a horse and cart and moved across the British countryside with the horse-drawn travellers. Whenever she found a good site for a party she’d give the Spirals a call and the sound system would be magically spirited in. Ixindamix began her musical career […]
How old was max volume of Spiral Tribe?
Born in Berlin on the road with Spiral Tribe, Max Volume attended his first rave at 2 weeks old. Immersed within dance music culture from his first breath, he rapidly honed his musical instincts as a teenager and developed a natural flair for performance and production alike.
Where did the number 23 come from in Spiral Tribe?
The number 23, which is ubiquitously associated with Spiral Tribe, was introduced by Mark Harrison and had nothing to do with any pre-existing individual, group or subculture.
Why do Spiral Tribe wear T-shirts in court?
Spiral Tribe first use the slogan “Make some fucking noise” on t-shirts which they wore in the court room. The judge ordered them to remove these garments. However, when the female defendants revealed that they wore nothing underneath their T-shirts, the judge reversed his instructions, something quite rare in UK courts.
Where did Spiral Tribe play at White Goddess festival?
Spiral tribe set up the decks on the back of a car transporter trailer unit. 30–31 August 1991 – The White Goddess Festival, Bodmin Moor, Camelford, Cornwall – Combined their sound system with Circus Normal (to achieve a sound system of over 25,000 watts RMS) receiving complaints from over 14 miles away.