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Welcome To The Weekend – London 28/2-3/3

Posted in After-party, Bass, Chicago House, Chill out, Club Night, Deep House, disco, Gigs, House, List, News, Parties, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 28, 2013 by Doombot

Hello Sports fans and Welcome to the Weekend! Your one stop shop to the wondrous things a happening this weekend. I hope you brought your dancing shoes! It may be getting cold and grey here in London, but these events are sure to keep things interesting.

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Win Tickets For Erol Alkan At Bugged Out this Saturday

Posted in Club Night, Competition, Gigs, House with tags , , , , , , , on September 27, 2012 by Knockturnal

To coincide with the release of his Another Bugged Out Mix Erol Alkan is hosting a special party at London’s Fire this saturday 29th September.

The club night will run from 10.00pm-5.30am and Erol will be joined by artists who feature on the album – In Flagranti and Mickey Moonlight – as well as long term cohorts Matt Walsh and Boggy (Riotous Rockers). Expect to hear Erol’s new collaboration with Switch (A Sydney Jook) and his recent track with Boys Noize ‘Roland Rat‘ (recently remixed by LFO) as well as exclusive tracks from the album like his Rework of Connan Mockasin’s ‘Forever Dolphin Love’ and vintage Crosstown Rebels tune ‘The Bull’ by Spandex. This is the first party Bugged Out have thrown with Alkan since his legendary 9 hour set on Easter Thursday. Early arrivals will be treated to Erol playing songs from the Bugged In Selection and beyond. Hear a mini mix of that here. Tickets for the party start at £12 and are available here.

We have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader, to be in with a chance of winning just tell us

According to his slogan t-shirt who does Erol ‘keep dancing’?

A) Kids

B) Parents

C) Grand parents

Once you’ve done that just email your answer to info@wearenotarockband.com with ‘Erol Competition’ in the subject line. Closing date for the entries is Friday 28th September 2012 @ 4pm. Winner will be picked at random and notified by email.

SATURDAY 29TH
SEPTEMBER 2012 | 10:00PM – 05:30AM
FIRE | SOUTH LAMBERT ROAD, LONDON, SW8 1RT
Advance tickets £13.50 | More on the Door.

Tickets available here.

INTRODUCING: DEBUKAS

Posted in After-party, Deep House, Gigs, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , on March 14, 2012 by Red Ben

We’re hoping to see a lot more of the name Debukas this year. This young Glasweigan first stood out as a talented, interesting producer with his self-titled debut release on 2020 Vision last summer. The track ‘Pointers’ is an immediate attention-grabber that manages to combine hard and soft elements really well. It starts with quite a warm, fuzzy disco-house feel and gradually evolves a sharper, peak time feel before sliding back into a melody-driven groove.

DebukasPointers

The 3rd track on the EP, ‘Some Days’, is a darker, slower number, but still definitely tickles your stomp gland. The underlying synth line sounds kinda like Daft Punk’s ‘Da Funk’ meets Detroit techno.

DebukasSome Days

But proving exactly why this guy could and should be big, his recent remix of on Crazy P’s last EP, ‘Beatbox’, does exactly what a great remix should – outshines the original. A down tempo groove underpins a thoughtful and well-crafted disco soundscape, with some creative re-working of the original vocals. Definitely a nice after party tune to drop. Check it out HERE. And his latest collaboration with another 2020 artist, Simon Baker (following their last collaboration last summer, NO PRESSURE), is another step  towards him being a big name on the deep house scene.

Simon Baker ft DebukasLet Me In

His live sets are supposed to be pretty amazing as well, taking in heavy synth action, late night slo-mo discoid chuggers and the ghosts of techno past. Go check him out supporting Crazy P alongside Horse Meat Disco, it’ll be a belter.

Crazy P live
Debukas live
Horse Meat Disco
March 17th, Koko

More info here

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Competition : Win tickets to see Mondkopf @ XOYO

Posted in Competition, Electronica, Gigs, We are not a rock band with tags , , on November 9, 2011 by Knockturnal

Mondkopf’s latest album Rising Doom, (a gothic blend of electronica, inspired by post-punk, black metal and the music of Aphex Twin and Autechre) has been on heavy rotation on our iTunes for a couple of months now. So you can imagine our delight upon hearing the news that the 24 year old Parisian would be bringing his enigmatic, audio visual experience to XOYO next Friday, 18th November.

The sensory defying live show claims to “immerse the audience in black and white tension”, merging awesome visuals with a sound that connects to electronica, indie, dub-step, rave and hip-hop sensibilitiesThis is definitely one to get excited about, for a chance to win tickets just answer the easy question below.

In which city does Mondkopf live? 

A) New York

B) Paris

C) London

Once you’ve done that just email your answer to info@wearenotarockband.com with ‘Mondkopf Competition’ in the subject line.  Closing date for the entries is Wednesday 16th November 2011 @ 12pm. Winners will be picked at random and notified by email.

FRIDAY 18TH
NOVEMBER 2011 | 7:30PM – 10:30PM
XOYO | 32-37 COWPER STREET, SHOREDITCH, LONDON, EC2A 4AP
Advance tickets £7.50 | More on the Door.

Tickets available here.

Knockturnal

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Win tickets for Dr Martens First and Forever Festival

Posted in bands, Gigs with tags , , , , on October 12, 2011 by Knockturnal

Dr Martens have been running a load of instore gigs up and down the country throughout October as part of their First & Forever Festival, which culminates in three ticketed events on 20th, 21st & 22nd at Camden’s Barfly. With performances from Rolo Tomassi, British Sea Power & The Blackout these gigs are not to be missed!

To be in with a chance of winning tickets head over to the Dr Martens site and tell them about your first _____? It could be anything! First pair of DM’s, first fight, first festival, first kiss, first rave…. You get the idea!

So go tell them about your first _____ here.

Knockturnal

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Red Bull Revolutions In Sound

Posted in Festival, Gigs with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2011 by Knockturnal

Next month for one night only, Thursday 13th October see’s Red Bull Music Academy join forces with the iconic EDF Energy London Eye for the worlds first festival in the sky ‘Revolutions In Sound’. Red Bull Music Academy programmes 30 capsules with influential producers, DJs and live acts. The quite simply MASSIVE line up features:

WRETCH 32, SKREAM & BENGA W/ SGT POKES, METALHEADZ FT GOLDIE MC JUSTYCE, KANO, DIGITAL SOUNDBOY SOUNDSYSTEM (SHYFX, BREAKAGE, B TRAITS, DONAE’O, STAMINA MC & YOUNGMAN), ROB DA BANK PRESENTS SUNDAY BEST, DAVID RODIGAN, FABRICLIVE FT. HESSLE AUDIO (PEARSON SOUND, BEN UFO, PANGAEA), ANDREW WEATHERALL, ROLLER EXPRESS FT. TODDLA T & REDLIGHT, DON LETTS, YOYO, DEVIATION FT BENJI B, L-VIS 1990 B2B BOK BOK (NIGHT SLUGS), THE 2 BEARS, CHANNEL ONE SOUND SYSTEM, JACKMASTER, LUNICE, RBMA MADRID FT XXXY & DOC DANEEKA, ANDREYA TRIANA & TANYA AUCLAIR, RBMA ALLSTARS FT SPACE DIMENSION CONTROLLER B2B BRAIDEN, MOSHI MOSHI FT D/R/U/G/S & NIGHT ANGLES

PLUS MORE TBA

On top of the 30 capsule gigs, the base of the EDF Energy London Eye will play host to a “Silent Disco” with guests being able listen via headphones to feeds from the capsules and performances on the illuminated South Bank.

Sounds amazing doesn’t it? Want to be in a pod? Of course you do… To be in with a chance just register on the event page here stating which capsule you’d like to be in.

The Revolution(s) will not be televised, but they will be broadcast on The Red Bull Music Academy website. The Revolution(s) will be live.

Knockturnal

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Rizlab Jamie xx gig postponed until further notice.

Posted in Gigs with tags , , , on August 10, 2011 by Knockturnal

Unfortunately following the events in the capital the last few nights, the highly anticipated Rizlab Jamie xx gig has had to be postponed until a later date. I’ll be in touch with the competition winners once they have worked out when they can reschedule the event. Below is the official announcement from Rizla.

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RizLab announcement: 10am Wednesday 10th August 2011

Due to the unforeseen protests & disruption in London over the past few days, the Jamie xx + Quayola performance of ‘Structures’ in Shoreditch on Thursday night has to be postponed.

This is by police request – it’s unavoidable, but for the best.

In the meantime, we’ll be working with everyone involved to reschedule the event.

Competition winners … Your tickets remain valid.

For more information as we have it please see www.rizlab.co.uk