>> MIDDLE EAST DEBUT <<
audio tonic SUNSET SESSIONS with AFFKT (Sincopat | Mobilee)
Above: Tristan Bain | Jordan Sweeting
Below: Breakin Even with Kasparov
We love debut’s, and this week flying in from Barcelona the quite excellent and upcoming one to watch, AFFKT:
Committed to progress whilst showing a healthy respect for the past is one of AFFKT’s most unique audible features. Above all, AFFKT is synonymous with electronic music, as one of the scenes most active regenerators of contemporary house music; incorporating music from across the musical spectrum to form new amalgamations to create music that he feels, loves and knows. Considering fusion as one of the main aspects of artistic evolution, as he proved in his first hit “Points” on Barraca Music, and stunning the world with his brave innovation, technical sensuality and control of different sound tempos. Taking influence from Jazz, Soul, Latin, Pop and Funk amongst countless other genres.
You just need to look at the labels he has released on to understand where he is going: Get Physical, Bedrock, Noir Music, Sincopat, Suara, Rekids, Buzzin fly, Mobilee, Cécille, Vakant, Mothership, Rebirth and OFF Recordings!
Down below deck, we go bass, breaks and house with Kasparov delivering Breakin Even!
Time: 1600 – 0300
Tel (Table Reservations): +971 (0)55 500 8518
Entry: FREE, see www.platinumlist.ae/360 for more details and guest list
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More info: http://crd.fm/53N
HOUSEofAFRIKA is Infusion Magazine’s weekly Friday residency taking place at Media One Hotel and on Friday 28th November we welcome guest DJ, VIMO.
HOUSEofAFRIKA has a music policy that resonates with people from across the globe! Although the music is deeply rooted with South African House vibes expect to hear a mix of Deep-Afro-Soul & Tech House.
Originally hailing from the Friendly City of Port Elizabeth South Africa, it’s been virtually two decades of immense success as prolific and respected DJ Vimo (best known for his eclectic sets) continues to blow up dance floors all across the country. Vimo has held residencies in the most popular and commendable nightclubs and headlined the biggest parties in Port Elizabeth. Not content, he progressed to invade dance floors around South Africa as well as having performed in support of international DJ’s such as Carl Cox, Tiesto, Tom Novy, Sister Bliss as well as top local DJ’s.
The HoA vibes could not continue as seamlessly as they do without the talents of our weekly resident DJs: Che, Schooly, Simon B, Just Lance, Afroboogie, Charl Chaka, and Andrew Chetty
• Free Entry 6pm – 3am
• Table reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Facebook Group HOUSEofAFRIKA
• Beverages Deals: “Klippies”, Amarula, Savannah Cider
GROOVE ON THE GRASSRECOMMENDED
It’s time to welcome you back on the grass as the good weather returns and the season is in full swing! Thanks to everyone who made our Season III opening party with Pan-Pot & Stephan Bodzin another one for the books. This time we dig deep with the bookings and focus on the roots of electronic music, where it came from, and what it means to us today. We welcome a true pioneer, and legend from Detroit who has been at the forefront and pushing the boundaries of electronic music for over two decades. We also look to the future and bring you a new leader in shaping the ever evolving industry, perhaps the most respected producer & live act around the world over the last two years. Since the start of his career all eyes have been on watching as he continually shapes and moulds what is seen as the new wave of sound, to some a legend in the making, to most already a legend.
Early Bird tickets & Table bookings: Coming soon!
?CARL CRAIG? DETROIT, USA
(Planet E Communications, Rush Hour)
Carl Craig is described as a creative visionary, a groundbreaking electronic music icon, an inspirational artist, an esteemed Grammy-nominated composer, a world-class DJ and an ambassador for his native Detroit. Yet the common thread that runs through Craig’s broad musical canon and creative projects is a resounding fascination with futurism. Carl Craig has cultivated a unique path as an artist, entrepreneur and civic leader, guided by his tendency toward forward
Craig released his first track in 1989. One of his earliest mentors and first collaborator was Derrick May, whose imprint Craig also released some of his early music on.
In 1991, wanting pure artistic freedom, Craig set up his own label Planet-E and released ‘4 Jazz Funk Classics’, under the moniker 69, as the label’s first release. From here his wild exploration of sound intensified…
A Gemini true to form, with a mind that never sits still, Craig has released a diverse range of experimental and groundbreaking music under a plethora of aliases including 69, BFC, C2, Innerzone Orchestra (‘Bug in the Bassbin’ was credited as the spark that inspired the evolution of drum‘n’bass), No Boundaries, Psyche, Paperclip People, Tres Demented, Urban Tribe and many more. He has also produced albums for the legendary Detroit Jazz collective Tribe as well as orchestrator / pianist Francesco Tristano and French producer Agoria.
Live he has collaborated with Les siècles orchestra at Cité de la Musique in Paris. A meeting of techno and classical music, the concert was described as “historical”, Craig went on to repeat the formula in Milan and Germany. He regularly performs live as experimental outfit Trio with Moritz Von Oswald and Francesco Tristano, sometimes as Narod Niki alongside Villalobos, Luciano, Richie Hawtin, Zip and others, and regularly does part live and part DJ with Luciano. Additionally he’s
taken to occasionally bringing keyboardists like Mike Banks (UR), Amp Fiddler and Tristano into the DJ booth with him for special one-off gigs. He also improvised live to an Andy Warhol film at the Unsound Festival in New York. In 2011, Craig went live as 69 for the first time ever, fusing masks, darkness and the music of 69, Craig created 69’s own entity and previewed the show to a few select festivals and clubs around the world.
His remixes discography boasts some of the most desirable names in music – LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Junior Boys (nominated for a Grammy Award), Gavin Russom & Delia Gonzalez, Theo Parrish, Tori Amos, Can, Goldfrapp, Friendly Fires, Caribou, Tiga, Unkle, Yello and more.
As well as an outlet for his own productions, his Planet-E imprint has given a home to a wide range of Detroit-based artists including Francesco Mora Catlett, Naomi Daniel, Flexitone, Jason Hogans, Kenny Larkin, Monty Luke, Moodyman, Mike Agent X, Oliverwho Factory, Ezana Harris, Recloose, Reference, Kevin Saunderson, Big Tone, Tribe, Urban Tribe, and Chaz Vincent.
Staying strong to his Detroit roots, where he still lives today, Craig helped launched the Detroit Electronic music Festival in 2000 and remains a strong force at the festival today. He has also created and launched his non-profit 501-C3 Carl Craig Foundation: “The concept is to find ways to re-educate kids about what’s interesting musically that you can’t get on the radio… To develop a new music scene that follows the legacy of Detroit music being diverse and interesting, to spot out the most talented young musicians coming out of high school and lend small financial grants to encourage music education at a higher level.”
When Craig explains his philosophy, his wry sense of humor seeps into his explanations of far-reaching concepts that merge worlds together. “I have a very special career. When I feel that I’m tired of going on the road I can go in the studio. When I’m tired of concentrating on the studio I can go on the road. I can work with concert pianists, jazz musicians or rock guys. Very few people
have that range of interests. Very few people juggle a career that they choose specifically.” No one else can pull it all together quite like Carl Craig.
?RECONDITE? BERLIN, GER
(Innervisions, Life and Death, Hotflush)
*NO BIO* You can wikipedia the word recondite to find out the reason why this man has no bio, but he doesn’t need words really…the music speaks for it’s self. Respect
TO BE ANNOUNCED…
Hosted by KStewart
Support and venue announced: We can now reveal that iCan Studios in Hackney Wick will host the event!
Celebrating the release of single ‘All I See’, coupled with the aforementioned ‘Bondax & Friends: The Mix Album’, the duo of Adam Kaye and George Townsend will embark on a UK tour club tour this autumn. They’ll be back in London with LWE bringing with them some their friends and big sounds. We can now reveal TCTS, Star Slinger & Grades will join Bondax at this event and KStewart will host.
£15 Sold Out
£17.50 On sale now. Limited availability.
£20 Final release
The basement is all about the music with its BANGIN’ sound system and dancefloor space…
Artists on the night –
Apollo 84 // Love Not Money, Nurvous, Deep Freeze, Recess Recordings
Adam Saville // DJ Mag
DAF // B4
Akil Varinda // Angel Dust Knights
Tim Ross // Keep On Going
Apollo 84 (Apollo House)
(Love Not Money, Nurvous, Deep Freeze, Recess Recordings)
Apollo 84 has taken the UK house music scene by storm in 2014 with his energetic and deep sounding style. This year has seen Apollo 84 charting with two number 1 selling tracks, which has led to a host of remixes for such artists as Low Steppa, Vanilla Ace, Matteo Rosolare, and many more. With releases on major global labels as Material, Lapsus, Nervous, King Street and UK based Audio Rehab and Love Not Money, has brought about headline bookings at many of the UK’s biggest venues including Ministry of Sound and Lightbox London, alongside such names as Hot Since 82, Cristoph, Low Steppa, Sonny Fodera, Breach, No Artifical Colours and many more. With a new label imprint Twisted Fusion, and a regular show on Flex FM, Apollo 84 looks set for even greater things in the near future !!!
Clubs/Music Editor of DJ Magazine, Adam Saville is enjoying his busiest year yet. As well as touring Brazil and DJ debuts in Ibiza, Tokyo and at Glastonbury Festival in 2014, regular DJ gigs at Ministry of Sound, Egg LDN and Sankeys Manchester have seen him appear on some of the UK’s biggest underground line-ups this year. Whether it’s with glowing warm-up grooves or chunky peak time bangers collected during his decade as a DJ, Adam Saville is one of the most trusted vibe controllers around.
Originally rooted from Drum n Bass and Garage, DAF’s unique and precise track selection is a fusion of deep grooves, melodic basslines and captivating vocals. Heavily influenced by Brazilian house music. Combined with his energetic style of mixing and natural ability to connect with the crowd, he is easily able to control the dance floor. Expect a lively set from our resident!
Akil Varinda (Akil Varinda Music)
(Angel Dust Knights)
After spending more than a decade in London he created an infamous underground Label/Night under Angel Dust Knights.
Over time his love and involvement for quality House Music has grown exponentially, and immediately realising that being able to mix and create new sounds with the music he had grown to love, and then share that music with others fulfilled a soul-dream…
(Keep On Going)
Tim Ross, is a London based DJ with over 16 years experience. He’s been known to play all sorts of music, but recently has his feet firmly set in the house music scene holding residencies for some of the best party’s around. 2014 has already been a great year for him and is going to get even better. Keep your ears open…he isn’t going anywhere…
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H.O.S & F.S.S Promotions pres The U.M.P TakeoverRECOMMENDED
Strictly Risqué w/
JOSH BUTLER + Guests
20th December – Coliseum Brighton
10.00PM – 04.00AM
187-193 King’s Rd, Brighton, BN1 1NB
Tickets: Early birds: £6 // Guestlist/Advance tickets: £10 // MOTD
Over the festive period we make our mark in Brighton with a début at the brand spanking new Coliseum, formally known as the heavyweight Digital. Starting life in Ibiza we now present new branding & a new look, but our outlook and ethos to deliver unmatched house & techno events in the best locations remains the same as ever. This December we intend to make some serious waves in the South East and we’re ecstatic to be joined by one of the underground’s most brightest young stars for a very rare appearance, Josh Butler.
From the North of England to dance floors across the globe, Josh Butler has made serious headway with his high caliber house sound. Cut from the outspoken West Yorkshire club circuit and propelled towards the forefront of global club land’s next generation, an early affliction with solid club hits has made his name an essential one. Two stints for MTA Records and remix duties for both Chase & Status in tow, Butler is leading the charge towards a new precedent in the underground sound.
Inaugurated into the world of music production at the tender age of 12, a passion for music and such early entertainment platforms as Music for Playstation and eJay were quickly transitioned into an early-rising understanding of Reason. His teenage years took him to New Zealand, offering a quiet and concentrated space in which Butler could hone his senses to craft with little in the way of distraction. As a student, Leeds helped Josh put two and two together, making up for lost time with a steady uprising of the city’s beloved nightspots that primed the taste buds for impending global ascendancy.
The sound of Josh Butler is a club lover’s affair. Infatuated by the prospect of making people move and taking like minds into the early hours with intense club cuts, a packed room and a good vibe is what truly summoned Butler to the cause. At the dawn of 2013, there was no intention of global explosion behind stripped back MTA debut “Got A Feeling.” In foresight, the track invariably proved to be Josh’s breakout into the industry’s field of vision, racking remix duties from Ben Pearce and Bontan along the way. Likewise, the Leeds-based breakout had little time to consider that eight months down the line, his “Closer” / “Keep Movin” would receive a heroes welcome from tastemakers at every possible avenue. The industry perked an ear, Pete Tong gave his seal of approval on the BBC airwaves and before long, Butler had become the household name that everyone from Steve Lawler to Heidi was championing. Since, ‘Got A Feeling’ has become the second most downloaded track of all time on Beatport – an unprecedented feat.
On home territory, Josh has become something of an ambassador to the next generation of integral house advocates. True to the momentum of his releases, the past two years have seen global ears have prick to this groove favoring talent. Scaling Ibiza, Lyon, Vienna, Kiev and Switzerland with his concentrated clubbing experience, Butler’s playing field is growing bigger by the month – much like the size of the crowds now flocking to hear what all the fuss is about.
Championed for underground impact and savored for his ‘less is more’ approach, the year ahead is showing little sign of slowing down for Warrington’s worst kept secret. From here, Josh Butler is all about building that positive momentum towards new and compelling heights. Past the No Thrills EP for MadTech, his is timeline racking impressive aspirations for the global dance community. He’s got global ventures on the mind, high brow remix duties to unfold and of course, a pledge to keep dance music in the hands of those who truly savor the art over its mainstream properties. Proving that familiarity can still be fresh and ability is in the control of its beholder, Josh Butler is a force to be reckoned with on the European front.
Defected In The House #DefectedNYERECOMMENDED
Nick Curly “official”
DJ Sam Divine
Loft: For The Love Of House
Baby Box: Rulin
Tickets available from: http://www.ministryofsound.com/events/calendar/club/2014/10/14/13/55/141231-nye
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Slide & Get Diverted NYE
Wednesday 31 December 2014
The Prince of Wales,
467 Brixton Road, London, SW9 8HH
Tickets £15-40 Available from RA
Gilles Peterson (BBC 6Music)
Simbad (Brownswood / Worldwide Family)
Elijah Collins. Rob Alldritt. Lloyd Wakeman
Eskimo Twins (Throne Of Blood)
Russell Wayne. Jason Marsham & Patrick Cresswell. Caroline Banx
Lower Covered Terrace //
Lloyd Evans. MB
After the sell out success of the last 3 years with Derrick Carter, Todd Terje and Greg Wilson, we welcome back legendary crate digger and BBC 6Music favourite Gilles Peterson to headline our NYE party, alongside regular cohort Simbad, whilst the Eskimo Twins head up affairs in the boudoir.
Gilles Peterson joins us for NYE after superb summer ‘Up On The Roof’ parties over the last three years.
Starting off life as a club DJ, Gilles continues to spin passionately around the world. From Kazakhstan to Hackney, Istanbul, New York, Beijing and beyond … he has always seen himself first and foremost as a selector of discs for the Dance!
The formula for Gilles’ radio shows is a simple one: the finest new music he can lay his hands on…In addition to his BBC 6 Music show, Gilles records a separate weekly Worldwide programme that is syndicated to 8 stations across the globe including France’s avant-garde Radio Nova, VRT StuBru-Belgium, Arrow FM in the Netherlands, CRO Wave- Czech Republic, FM4 in Austria, Radio X and WDR Funkhaus Europa – Germany.
Every year, the musical heroes of the global underground are brought together and honoured at the Worldwide Awards – an annual celebration of the best music from the show that year held in London and hosted by Gilles.
Today, Peterson is at the forefront of his own independent label – Brownswood Recordings.
Support across the venue.
Slide – July 2013 w/ ALFOS
Slide – May 2013 w/ Derrick Carter https://vimeo.com/68008217
LWE presents: Futureboogie is 13
31st January 2015
10pm – 6am
2-18 Warburton Road,
London, E8 3FN
On January 31st, Futureboogie returns to the capital to celebrate 13 years of putting on parties.
From humble origins as a club night in Bristol back in 2001 Futureboogie have taken their ethos and sound much further afield and become a globally recognised name. Now comprising of a record label, booking agency and management company, Futureboogie have brought unforgettable memories to the best festivals in the UK and beyond.
The 31st sees us welcome a couple of old family crew in the shape of Maxxi Soundsystem and Christophe alongside one of our newest recruits Mark E.
Needing no introductions Maxxi Soundsystem will be bringing his usual selection of upfront house music. To add to the family vibe, we’ve called on Christophe; a name Futureboogie fans will already be aware of thanks to his unswerving ability to hold a dancefloor.
Mark E’s brand new Activity EP for the label, has garnered plaudits from across the board. The release continues to reflect the eclectic taste of both the label and its resident DJs Dave Harvey & Joe 90, who finish off the line up.
While 13 might be unlucky for some- for any club night to still be going strong for 13 years is surely testament to something; we’re just not quite sure what…
1st Release – £15.00 +bf
2nd Release – £17.50 +bf
3rd Release – £20.00 +bf
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