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.
Archive for the Parties Category
Fire : In Session is an exciting new high profile series of events set to hit London Town next month, a ‘Warehouse Project’ for the South if you will, taking place in the many archways that make up Vauxhall Super Club – Fire. Launching September 15th and featuring events hosted by leadings brands; Bedrock, Bugged Out, RWD Magazine, Mixmag Live, Lost, Neon Noise Project, Kitsune Club Night & What Matters.
We’re very excited for what’s in store over the next few months and with even more events being announced soon, there’s gonna be plenty to get excited about! Line up details are after the jump, watch this space for more details…
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O hai epic Potty Mouth line-up. What’s that you say? Inxec has coaxed his LA cohorts Droog over to London town to play with him? And Polish duo Catz N Dogz are in town playing a rare live set? And somehow Danish DJ and producer Noir has been thrown into the mix too??
It’s no surprise that clubbers have been going mental for Droog Vs Inxec‘s tech-house track Westbound. It’s got a dark tone to it with a wonderful build-up that will excite both experienced ravers and those new to the scene. But it’s one of the more deliciously darker track from the Westbound EP, Unhinged, with its melancholic female vocals that’s really what 2012 is going to be about.
Inxec Vs Droog – Unhinged
Catz N Dogz are amazing DJs and with a whole box of tricks from their own record label, Pets Recordings, to delight crowds with, seeing them play out is a treat that London get’s its fair share of (luckily). But how often do we get to hear them play their own stuff? This is no doubt a problem that has been eating away at you for some time and thank god for Potty Mouth to the rescue. Expect choice picks from their latest album Escape From Zoo, maybe even a bit of their recent side project with Soul Clap on Hypercolour’s off-shoot label Glass Table, the wonderfully named Clapz II Dogz (if we’re really lucky), and most certainly recent tracks like Jon Bovi.
Catz N Dogz – Jon Bovi (snippet)
Aside from being one half (the music half) of one of the biiiiigest hits from last year, Noir & Haze – Around, Noir also has one of the most downloaded deep house podcasts going. And when you consider how many DJs and producers are constantly churning out podcasts for our ears, this really is no mean feat. Couple that with the fact that HIS tracks regularly pop up on all those other podcasts and you know you’re in for something a bit special.
Noir – We 2 / Are 1 (snippets)
Get your tickets NOW for the very next Potty Mouth before they all sell out.
Sat 4th Feb
Secret warehouse, e. London
9am – 6am
£8 – £15
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Mondays are universally known for their suckiness. It’s at least 4 days before you can really let your hair down again and you’re probably still suffering the effects of a heavy weekend, or, in today’s case, more likely lamenting the lack of a heavy weekend due to it being the last weekend before payday. Sometimes, the only way to get the hint of a smile back on your face is to trawl through a Facebook album of a great night out and relive some good times through someone else’s lens.
Today we’d like to recommend vicariously enjoying a previous weekend party. Namely, M A N I K playing at the recent Krankbrother Terrace party with Nick Curly. And boy was it a doozy of a party. Rain, queues and an epic mission out to the sticks that is the beautiful Loft Studios in Kensal Rise couldn’t dampen the crowds spirits. Check out this YouTube video that M A N I K himself posted on Facebook with the words “I ❤ London”.
YouTube videos of parties are normally bad sound quality, bad shaky camera quality and not really that fun to watch unless you know you’re in it. This one however, perfectly captures the brilliant atmosphere of the day without making you wince. If you’re not already now planning to get down to the next Krankbrother, well, you ought to be.
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This Saturday sees NYC DJ and producer M A N I K play at the final summer Krankbrother’s party alongside Nick Curly in London. It was meant to be a secret daytime terrace party with sunshine, pimms, bbq, dancing and sick tunes but alas there was a license-revoking-based-incident and they’ve had to find a new venue. What they’ve replaced it with sounds pretty good though, with a “beautiful massive warehouse space and a large outdoor courtyard….. DJs inside and outside.” MANIK’s sound covers everything from house to disco to electro to funk and so seems perfectly suited to laid-back daytime partying. Imagine hot girls in sunglasses swaying to sunflecked beats and you’ve basically stepped inside my expectations for the weekend. Tickets have also sold out now but they will have 100 on the door so rock up at 2pm if you want in. You will have to keep checking the event page to find out where to actually go though.
*UPDATE* The address has been revealed as: 77-81, Scrubs Lane, Kensal Green, London, NW10 6QW. Make sure you’re there early enough to grab a ticket on the door!
If this all sounds like major hassle, please know that it’ll be *totally* worth it. Simply get your ears round this recent Autobrennt podcast by M A N I K. Opening with Tensnake’s remix of Little Dragon’s Ritual Union feels a bit obvious, but then, as the remix of Tigerskin – Unreal Thing kicks in, it’s just one of those moments where a smile breaks out of your face and you want to start dancing. This whole podcast is jammed full of amazing remixes, from the Life & Death remix of No Regular Play’s track looking, to Will Saul’s remix of Foreign Language by Flight Facilities to Tensnake’s superb (yep, him again) reinterpretation of Runaway – Stories. With M A N I K’s own tracks, Homework and even Black Strobe’s Italian Fireflies all making appearances; it just doesn’t let up. Seriously, download this mix and tell me you won’t be at least considering how to blag your way into this party/front of the ticket queue.
M A N I K – Autobrennt Podcast September 2011
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More cryptic messages from our friends at SOCIETY regarding the next party, taking place this time at Dalston Superstore.
Keep your eyes on the blog for the official announcement coming at end of the week or email email@example.com for more details…
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So, we’re half way through August already! Wow… WTF 2011!? You’ve flown by way too fast! Now I’m guessing here, but I reckon you’ll be wanting to do something special to celebrate the last bank holiday of the year before Christmas, amirite? If I am, (and I think I might be) then I suggest you continue reading…
After the massive success that was The Book Club‘s royal wedding street party back in May, which saw 5000 party people descend on Leonard street for one hell of a knees up. They’ll be closing off the road once again, bringing in an abundance of acts guaranteed to rocks your socks off, along with a small army of face painters, entertainers, a dress-up zone, games, dances, loads of tasty food and best of all; entrance is absolutely free!
Confirmed so far…
The Correspondents // Little Boots (DJ Set) // Brassroots
Disco Shed // Musical Bingo // Bring & Share // Electro Swing // Big In Japan
Swing Patrol // Pure Evil Gallery // The Griffin // ICN Gallery // The Meat Wagon…
and much more to be announced soon!
For the full line up, pics from the last party, travel and contact details and to find out where you can pick up your free wrist band, head on over to the official site here.
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