Following on from the critically acclaimed Future Days, Mars by 1980
is a tale of the mavericks and future dreamers, malfunctioning devices and sonic mayhem that launched the electronic music revolution.
Encompassing the cosmic funk of Stevie Wonder and Giorgio Moroder, unforgettable eighties electronic pop with the likes of Depeche Mode, the Pet Shop Boys and Laurie Anderson, right to the present day innovators of the underground scene.
David will be in conversation with pioneering founding member of electronic group Cabaret Voltaire Stephen Mallinder. The event will be chaired by feminist music and film critic, and contributing editor to The Wire Magazine Frances Morgan.