The Subliminal head honcho has had a hiatus from the UK club scene, but broke this in stunning fashion at the tail end of last year. Hitting the likes of Church in Leeds and Egg London, the house music master reminded everyone why he remains one of the most prized global talents with a slew of sets which confirmed his rare ability to match crowd pleasing charisma with underground appeal and technical ability.
When you think of house music, the name Derrick Carter springs to mind, and with good reason; he along with Frankie Knuckles was right at the beginning of the genre’s inception in Chicago. House music legends don’t come more certified than this. Carter’s sets often take a journey through house, soul, jazz and disco, we can’t wait to see what he has up his sleeve this time.
We’ve had some of the greatest artists in electronica play for us over the last few years, with the likes of Trentemoller, Apparat and Kiasmos gracing the stage at Avant Garde events. However, in November we bring you an act who helped introduce a generation to melodic electronic music and who have produced some of the seminal tracks of our time…
Nouvelle Vague är precis allt som ett vanligt coverband inte är. Istället för att bara tolka sitt material gör man det till sitt eget genom att förvandla det till färgsprakande bossa nova. Repertoaren består av postpunk och new wave från 80-talet, men det är egentligen oväsentligt: Nouvelle Vague gör varje ton och anslag till sitt eget.
This year’s instalment sees the return of techno legend Sven Vath, renowned as a risk taking visionary and innovator and master creator of the infamous Cocoon parties, he’ll be at the helm performing a very special extended set, joined by one of the hottest techno artists on the circuit, who following an array of famed sets over the last few year and acclaimed productions on Cocoon Recordings, has firmly established himself as a major player – Ilario Alicante. Bringing some northern clout to the proceedings is Tim Green who makes his Asylum debut, his ability to manoeuvre through the realms of house and techno makes his sound unmistakable and completing the bill is Asylum regular Jemmy.
Mit BONDED möchten wir MARY JANE, welche uns seit vielen Jahren musikalisch begleitet, in unseren Familienverbund aufnehmen und heissen sie willkommen zu ihrer neuen Residency bei uns im Suicide Circus.Deeper Techno ist ihr ständiger Begleiter, aber auch House ist ihr nicht unvertraut und findet Platz in ihren Sets. Daher finden wir, MJ passt wunderbar zu unserem Club.
Headlining the event we’ve got LTJ Bukem, a man who needs no introduction in the drum and bass scene and is one of the greats. His classic training has always been visible with his jazz fusion/ funk influences and intricate piano lines, allowing him to pioneer and nurture the intelligent d&b sound visible throughout his label Good Looking. Along with his production, his experience in live productions through his number of club nights including SPEED with Dj Fabio are visible now more than ever.
Come and join in the unrestrained special ‘Peep Show’ edition of Berlin Berlin on Saturday October 15th at Egg LDN powered by a musical soundtrack from some of the city’s key contemporary cutting edge techno & house scene shapers featuring the Sisyphos all-weekend party residents Jonty Skrufff, Fidelity Kastrow & Juli.N More alongside Mark Henning, Alexander Koning, Eveline Fink and David Delgado.
Musically, The Social Festival rivals anything in the world, with clued-up international guests from the worlds of house, techno, disco, drum & bass and plenty in between. The likes of much loved disco-punk Andrew Weatherall, elegant French techno star Agoria, basis heavy house hero Eats Everything, chunky techno champ Loco Dice, prog gods Sasha & Digweed (in a world exclusive back to back), plus Irish party starters Bicep, rave royalty Carl Cox, German tastemaker Gerd Jansen, plus the likes of legends including Goldie, Laurent Garner, LTJ Bukem, Roni Size and many more all line up.
Festival Forte reveal the final artists for the festival’s upcoming edition.
In the continuity of the festival’s identity, Forte are proud to add two more acts to close the 2016 line-up: Giegling co-founder, Konstantin and influential industrial outfit Orphx [Sonic Groove / Hands].