November 08, 2019

Waves Presents: Magical Creatures 

𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘢𝘢𝘢𝘬𝘬𝘬𝘬𝘬…

𝙷𝚊𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚕𝚢, 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚊𝚠𝚊𝚔𝚎 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚊 𝚙𝚎𝚊𝚌𝚎𝚏𝚞𝚕 𝚜𝚕𝚞𝚖𝚋𝚎𝚛, 𝚊𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚞𝚗𝚜𝚎𝚝𝚝𝚕𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚌𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚔 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚢𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚌𝚕𝚘𝚜𝚎𝚝 𝚍𝚘𝚘𝚛 𝚏𝚘𝚛𝚌𝚎𝚜 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚝𝚘 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚜𝚌𝚒𝚘𝚞𝚜𝚗𝚎𝚜𝚜. 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝚒𝚖𝚊𝚐𝚎 𝚘𝚏 𝚋𝚛𝚒𝚐𝚑𝚝, 𝚐𝚕𝚘𝚠𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚎𝚢𝚎𝚜 𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚞𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚊 𝚜𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚐𝚛𝚒𝚗 𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚎𝚜 𝚒𝚗𝚝𝚘 𝚏𝚘𝚌𝚞𝚜. 𝚂𝚞𝚛𝚎𝚕𝚢 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚖𝚞𝚜𝚝 𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚕𝚕 𝚋𝚎 𝚍𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚐, 𝚊𝚜 𝚊 𝚐𝚒𝚊𝚗𝚝 𝚌𝚕𝚊𝚠 𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚌𝚑𝚎𝚜 𝚝𝚘𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚍𝚜 𝚢𝚘𝚞, 𝚜𝚌𝚘𝚘𝚙𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚞𝚙. 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝚖𝚘𝚗𝚜𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚕𝚎𝚊𝚙𝚜 𝚝𝚘𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚍𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚍𝚘𝚘𝚛, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚊 𝚜𝚞𝚍𝚍𝚎𝚗, 𝚐𝚛𝚎𝚎𝚗 𝚏𝚕𝚊𝚜𝚑 𝚋𝚕𝚒𝚗𝚍𝚜 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚋𝚎𝚏𝚘𝚛𝚎 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚌𝚊𝚗 𝚎𝚟𝚎𝚗 𝚕𝚎𝚝 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚊 𝚠𝚑𝚒𝚖𝚙𝚎𝚛.

𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝚊𝚛𝚘𝚖𝚊 𝚘𝚏 𝚜𝚖𝚘𝚔𝚎 𝚊𝚠𝚊𝚔𝚎𝚗𝚜 𝚢𝚘𝚞, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚚𝚞𝚒𝚌𝚔𝚕𝚢 𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚜𝚎, 𝚗𝚘𝚝𝚒𝚌𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚗𝚘 𝚕𝚘𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚛 𝚒𝚗 𝚢𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚋𝚎𝚍 𝚊𝚗𝚢𝚖𝚘𝚛𝚎. 𝙰 𝚋𝚕𝚊𝚣𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚎 𝚋𝚞𝚛𝚗𝚜 𝚊𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚍, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚛𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚑𝚊𝚣𝚎, 𝚏𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚕𝚊𝚛𝚐𝚎 𝚌𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚎𝚜 𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚋𝚊𝚌𝚔 𝚊𝚝 𝚢𝚘𝚞. 𝙸𝚗 𝚞𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚘𝚗, 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚢 𝚋𝚎𝚐𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚘 𝚌𝚑𝚊𝚗𝚝, 𝚍𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚊𝚛𝚘𝚞𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚎:

“𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘮𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘨𝘰
𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘭𝘦𝘦𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘳
𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘴 𝘰𝘶𝘵
𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘦𝘬𝘦𝘳𝘴
𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘞𝘈𝘝𝘌𝘚 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: 𝘔𝘢𝘨𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘊𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘴”



.: INFO:.
$27 Presale | $30 door
Location: Substation 645 NW 45th St, Seattle, WA 98107
21+ | wavespresents.com
*Presale tickets will close 9 PM 11/7. There will be limited door tickets available, but on a first come first serve basis.

August 23, 2019

Space Dome at Bass Canyon 
WAVES teamed up with Bass Therapy to create an out of this world installation at Bass Canyon this year. Space Dome was an immersive environment modeled to transport attendees to another dimension, and it featured some of the PNW’s hottest up and coming dj’s providing the soundtrack. 

June 14, 2019

Curiosity Cove at Paradiso Festival
We were pleased to team up again with USC Events at Paradiso Festival, for a WAVES curated installation titled “Curiosity Cove”! 

 

In the Paradiso spirit of where digital meets nature, this unique experience fused music, art, and technology to create an immersive environment that left festival-goers mystically enchanted. “Curiosity Cove”, attendees transcended into a welcoming atmosphere full of tantalizing production, relaxing music, and good vibes.

April 26, 2019

Waves Presents: New Era
In the dead of night, bright neon lights pierced through the air, illuminating the toxic dust particles floating amongst the city skyscrapers. Since the war, the once bustling metropolis is an eerie and quiet place, especially at this hour. Hundreds of LED billboards flashed, begging for your attention, but everything seemed drowned out by the huge, neon homage to The Eye. A wave of uneasiness comes over you, as The Eye stares back at you, the constant reminder of the New Era. Your watch beeps, alerting you that it is now curfew. As you turn to leave, you see something highly unusual- a small graffiti tag scribbled on the wall of a decommissioned building. In big, bold letters, it reads:

𝐃𝐎 𝐍𝐎𝐓 𝐇𝐄𝐒𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐓𝐄
𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐘 𝐒𝐄𝐄 𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐘𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐍𝐆

Beneath it, you see a small shred of paper tacked to the building with your name on it. With the message in mind, you hastily grab it, walking at a brisk pace, but not too brisk, otherwise you might raise suspicion from The Eye. You discretely peek at the paper, and one side depicts a logo in the shape of a “W”. You had seen this image before, the signifier for the underground movement: W.A.V.E.S. Upon turning it over, coordinates, a date, and a time:

𝟶𝟺.𝟸𝟼, 𝟸𝟷:𝟶𝟶
(𝟺𝟽.𝟻𝟽𝟼𝟽𝟸𝟹𝟸,-𝟷𝟸𝟸.𝟹𝟹𝟺𝟿𝟾𝟻𝟿)

This is your chance, rendezvous at the coordinates at the time listed and become a part of the movement~

.: INFO:.
$22 Presale | $28 door
21+ | wavespresents.com
*We are pleased to announce bar proceeds benefit Ignition Northwest, a local Burning Man Nonprofit Organization!

*Presale tickets will close 9 PM 4/25 There will be limited door tickets available, but on a first come first serve basis.
*THIS IS A NEW VENUE! Entrance is through the BACK of the building on Utah Ave S.

January 26, 2019

Waves Presents: Underworld
In a mythical Underworld, gods and monsters roam beneath the physical realm, their epic tales told through art and literature. The creatures of this Underworld are magical beings, belonging to an omnipresent universe, existing somewhere beneath the depths of the ocean and the ends of the earth. The Underworld is a dynamic environment, home to the Fields of Elysium- where some fortunate souls were granted admission to this virtual paradise, while others found eternal damnation in the darkness of Tartarus.

Its gates keep out the grievances a soul may face during their time in the physical realm; and upon entering Underworld, leave your afflictions behind and become fully immersed in the magic of the Underworld.

November 10, 2018

Waves Presents: Biolumina 
Hidden in the depths of the ocean where no light can reach, bioluminescent creatures glow like crystalline embers of sparkling stars, invoking cosmic, lunar magic. An evolutionary marvel, these creatures create a pervasive show of light, mesmerizing the world around them by brightening even the darkest of places.

Join us for WAVES Presents: Biolumina us as we dive deep into the production of light and sound; bringing light to life. We will be constructing a bioluminescent environment of our own- a place symbolizing the ability to bring light to dark times, with the support of our team, and our love for the gift that is music and art: its ability to heal, comfort, bring people together, and offer an escape from a reality where those qualities are sometimes lacking.

September 22, 2018

Waves Presents: Clockworked 
Time is but an illusion, yet an integral thread weaving the fabric of the universe. Like sands through the hourglass, our reality mandates we fall through the hands of time, only to be left with our distant memories: traces left by time itself.

It is here, where we will come together to warp time, creating a dimension where the beat of the music and flashing of the lights will make time stand still; the seconds feeling like hours and the hours feeling like seconds. An instant with no concept of past or future, only the thrill of the present moment transcoding into memories lasting a lifetime.


 

May 04, 2018

WAVES Presents: Static Exhibition

We welcome our special guest “LEViTΔTE”, a renowned electronic music producer and visual artist, along with a shining bill of local talent for this event. Happening one night only, this event features two stages, custom made immersive visuals on a projection mapped stage in addition to a 60 foot projected backdrop, this visual experience will be unlike any other. A second upstairs silent disco with two channels of music to satisfy the tastes of many, powered by Sounddown Seattle. 

April 06, 2018

WAVES Presents: Forgotten Worlds

Happening one night only, this event will feature aerial performances, two stages, custom made immersive visuals on a projection mapped stage, and a second upstairs silent disco with two channels of music to satisfy the tastes of many. With 60 feet of projection mapped wall in addition to our new projection mapped “temple” stage, the visual experience of “Worlds Forgotten” will be unlike any other. We will be teaming up with Soundown Seattle for the silent disco, as well as Thrive NW, who will be curating the second upstairs stage. Additionally, this event will also feature custom lighting, lasers, and strobe lighting, so please be cautious if you have photosensitivity. 

February 09, 2018

WAVES Presents: Midnight Jungle

Far beyond the intertwined limbs of lush greenery, exists the Midnight Jungle, a magical place created by spirited combustion, and invoked by cosmic, lunar magic. It comes alive at night, with pulsing lights and rhythmic sounds enchanted by the sublimity of nature.

We hope you will join us for our next installment: WAVES Presents: Midnight Jungle; featuring special guests Milano​ and Untitld​, along with a shining bill of local artists: Ruely​, Ladice​, Quackson​, LuckDragon​ and Episcool.

January 19, 2018

WAVES Presents: Dark Matter

Join us we dive into the gravity of sound and transfigure into pulsing rhythms, synthesized glitches from all spectrums of light, and the kinetic energy from aerial arts. Presenting our special guest 'Frequent', and an extensive line up of local favorites, there is no doubt they will be bringing the sounds that will warp your brain accordingly. We are excited to announce we will be rebuilding our stage into a vessel that travels the cosmic pathways- this will be a sight you won't want to miss.

October 20, 2017

WAVES Presents: 13

We are excited to bring our first special guest, 13, for a halloween themed show at the Fred Wildlife Refuge. We will be utilizing the 60 foot projection wall in addition to our projection mapped stage, which debuted at WAVES 4.0, along with aerial acrobatics and performances by Frida K b2b Kumarion, Quackson, Haelix, and Chenbear. With all our shows, we aim to bring diversity to the Seattle electronic music scene, focusing on elements of artistic exhibition, while also providing an immersive experience for our attendees.

September 29, 2017

WAVES 4.0: The Unkn?wn

Each night we drift off into the depths of our dreams, imagining entire worlds inside our heads while our other selves take solace from reality. Upon awakening, we can feel disoriented, out of place, at a loss, and confused as the memories of our previous night’s dream slip away. These alternate realities live somewhere deep inside us; but will always remain unknown. The fourth event in the WAVES series aims to tap into these secrets kept by our unconscious selves- creating a surreal experience with hypnotic visuals and artwork, mind-bending sounds, mesmerizing aerial performances. This event will be curated in three parts: “Genesis,” “Lucid,” and “The Awakening”, with select styles of music and visuals to capture the essence of a dream. Witness WAVES transform their dreams into reality with the curation of “The Unkn?wn” for one night only, September 29th, from 9 pm to 2 am at Fred Wildlife Refuge in Seattle, Washington.

September 01, 2017

Maryhill Windwalk: Music And Gravity Sports Festival

Maryhill Windwalk is the first annual music and gravity sports festival located in and around Goldendale, Washington throughout Labor Day Weekend (September 1-3 2017). 

The 3-day festival, held over Labor Day Weekend 2017, will include gravity sports racing, music and dancing, food and drinks, as well as a variety of vendors. Viewers will be able to watch the world’s top downhill skateboarders and street luge racers compete down a winding 1.8 mile racetrack from action packed corners or at the finish line jumbotron. With a finish line straddling a trackside music mainstage, spectators will enjoy a day filled with music, fun, and an unmatched racing spectator experience. When the track closes each day, everyone will migrate into the city of Goldendale for a continued music festival, fair, and camping at Ekone Park. Click to find out more!

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June 30, 2017

The first few weeks of summer have been pretty epic so far, and as WAVES 4.0 plans are steadily in the works, we decided to throw a beach party because we miss you all! Come out this Friday, June 30th, for a pop-up party hosted by the WAVES crew at Golden Gardens, 6:30 pm. We will be playing everything under the sun, from bass music to house music. Flow arts and artists are highly encouraged, we want to see your skills! We'll be providing all the tunes and some snacks, but BYOB. Free & all ages welcome.

June 09, 2017

Join us for WAVES 3.0: Synchromatic, on June 9th 2017, at Fred Wildlife Refuge on Capitol Hill, from 8 pm – 12 am. We will be transforming Fred Wildlife Refuge into an immersive arts experience, with mind-bending sounds, four art installations, a visual experience mapped on the 60’ x 20’ projection wall, and an aerial art performance. This event will undoubtedly be a pinnacle of artistic exhibition. WAVES and “Synchromatic” are the result of collaborative efforts rooted within relationships formed through the shared love of the electronic music scene and the dynamic culture that it encompasses. It is through this collective visioning that we have been able to grow as artists in ways never imagined, and has ultimately lead us to the creation of "WAVES," and this event aptly named “Synchromatic." This is the electronic music scene re-imagined, and we hope you will come participate in helping us make “WAVES”.

May 05, 2017

We are happy to present 'WAVES 2.0' at the Whit’s End in Phinney Ridge. With the addition of up and coming artists “Frida K” and “C-Dubz,” WAVES 2.0 will encompass even more talent on the roster, along with custom-visual projections curated by artist and cofounder of WAVES, Hannah Selene. WAVES is a brand-new event company that aims to address the growing need in the Seattle electronic music scene for an event series that is 'outside the box' of the current industry standards, particularly where musical diversity and variation may be lacking. Although still in its infancy, WAVES aims to fill that gap through grassroots organization and progressively-minded operation. Join us Friday, May 5th for our second WAVES event, and witness the beginning of our journey towards making “waves” throughout the electronic music community.

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