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To our faithful listeners,

We've decided to formally shutdown thesixtyone.com -- our servers will go offline at midnight, May 1st 2017.

Artist tipping and music purchases will be functional until then, so please spend any remaining credits by month's end. 
A final payment will be made to artists following the shutdown.

thesixtyone was our baby for most of our twenties. We're incredibly sorry we weren't able to keep things going in the 
right direction.

2007-2017

Thank you for being a part of it.

Farewell,

James Miao & Samuel Hsiung

The Mekano Set

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mekanoset: "There is no bias against the arts and humanities" (for rich people).
posted 6 years ago
mekanoset: @bolli_bolshevik my thoughts exactly. Uni was an escape from nothing, zero opportunity and total hostility.
posted 6 years ago
mekanoset: RT @bolli_bolshevik: Uni was not about getting work. It was my escape from a miserable life & a chance to explore unknowns. Denying kids ...
posted 6 years ago
Yay! We have a new EP! It's on Spotify, iTunes Store and Bandcamp. More info and story at www.mekanoset.net/circle.html
posted 6 years ago
Next gig = Friday 4th December upstairs @ Caroline of Brunswick in Brighton. With Dear Britch & Acoustic Orange. Join the party? http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=338128010093
posted 7 years ago
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A Nation of Nomads.

"Slick spiky electronic rock that screams darkness beneath a seemingly delicate exterior." Natasha Scharf, Metal Hammer.

We have a new EP available on Spotify, iTunes etc. http://www.mekanoset.net/circle.html

In our heads we're just making our version of pop music. We listen to all kinds of music and we're not trying to sound like anyone else. We've been called everything from 'Bristol-beats obsessives' to 'tuneless noise'.

"Filthy electro-rock..." Niall O'Keeffe.

We like the drums to be really loud and big, bigger than your average drum n bass or metal track. We use a lot of guitar sounds, but most of the time they're barely recognizable as guitar-generated. We like bass-lines (Barry Adamson's bass playing in Magazine and Dean Garcia from Curve / SPC-ECO are a particular obsession). We like reverse reverb, echo and delay. We also love Mark Hollis's (Talk Talk) voice. And Kate Bush. And John Lydon.

"Seedily attractive, smooth, impressively catchy, seething power..." Mick Mercer.

Unlike most bands, we're not interested in genre or trying to narrow our sound down. Where is the rule written that states you're only allowed to listen to what your friends ... (+) expand
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This Mono Galaxy wrote:
excellent songs - looking forward to the Albert gig :)
7 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
xxx
7 years ago
qwe (level 30) wrote:
The athmosfere of a Smiths song...
You got it!!
Fantastic!
Bye
7 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
Cheers! You Make Me Feel Like a Smiths Song is a very new one, hot off the mixer. Thanks for listening!!!!! xxx
7 years ago
Calista (level 39) wrote:
You Make Me Feel Like a Smith's Song .... nodding along. Very interesting tracks posted here....interesting is a good thing btw :-)
7 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
Heehee... awwwww bless! xxx
7 years ago
DZ (level 46) wrote:
We had us a little "Autumn" party, did that help to level up? :-)
7 years ago
faberex (level 43) wrote:
7 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
News just in! You can now get your sweaty paws on our goodies @ the iTunes Store!
7 years ago
rollokim (level 2) wrote:
The Mekano Set continue to drag the corpse of The Mekano Set around like a giant inflatable Albatros.
8 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
Can't put up any new tunes until we hit the next level!
8 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
Don't Eat The Sweets is currently the 'top song' ' @ www.thesixtyone.com hopepage!!!!! XXX
8 years ago
Brian Fischer wrote:
Word
8 years ago
sam (level 38) wrote:
The error that occurred when you tried to update one of your songs has been fixed.
8 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
Brighton is covered in snow!
8 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
Thanks a million for listening! New songs. New gigs. New nonsense. Happy new year to you all!
8 years ago
faberex (level 43) wrote:
really..........really a good sound.....I'M very amazing
8 years ago
The Mekano Set wrote:
We Cut The Strings.
8 years ago
myktoronto (level 38) wrote:
I meant that as a great compliment. ..and yes you're definitely a cut above.
8 years ago
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