For our second edition we are happy to welcome the Techno legend Mark Broom, which will share stage with Presuming Ed, Disco Stu, Daka and Phara.
Since the start of 90s, Former East Londoner now Norfolk based Mark Broom has always been a name that is synonymous with the UK electronic music scene. A truly prolific artist, he has a myriad of production credits to his name having worked with world renowned labels such as Mo-Wax, Warp, R&S, Soma, Ifach (with Baby Ford ) Bpitch Control, Platzhirsch,Rotary Cocktail, Material and more recently 2020 vision. A regular customer at London’s Fatcat record store, Mark found himself at the epicenter of a burgeoning scene. In 92, a certain Pete Baby Ford was on the scout for Djs to play at his new Club Night, Nude. When a mix tape was put directly in to his hands, Marks turntable skills were soon in demand. A short time afterwards, he found himself in being introduced to Ed Handley and Andy Turner from the infamous Black Dog Productions. The meeting brought about the foundations of a solid studio partnership, with the trio putting together a string of releases for the seminal General Productions Records, all recorded at UXB studios. Run by a certain Dave Hill, after two years of coming and going to his east London hideout, Dave approached Mark about making some music together. From there, a longstanding partnership was spawned with the founding of Pure Plastic Recordings in 1994. With the label having played host to some of Marks finest work, the release of the classic Angie is a shoplifter LP in 1996 cemented his reputation as a leader in the scene. In 2001, further notable success was scored with the writing of Rue East’s Indoor Culture Lp alongside Dave Hill. An album which brought about the massive techno classic, Birmingham. Marks services as a Dj and re-mixer have also been in high demand over the past two decades having played around the globe at some of the worlds best clubs: from Fuse to Fabric, to La real and Florida 135 and, he has also had the pleasure of reworking material from artists such as Steve Rachmad, Ken Ishi, The Advent, Eddie Flashin Fowlkes, Ben Sims and more recently Mason on Great stuff. Mark has recently signed to 2020 vision for 3 ep's the first " Black Russian ep " already proving very popular amongst the masses. Also coming up are remixes of his Bpitch Control release " Twenty Nine which will be released on Memo, Remixes for Dubfire, Fuse Also he has collabarations with Two Emm from Berlin, Dustin Zahn and also with Safras on the Material label.
Presuming Ed is the DJ/production project of Ed Hill. His arsenal of tracks have been causing havoc on dance floors across London and beyond.
His debut release "Feel the Pinch EP" on Furthur Project Recordings is still getting caned by the likes of Umek, Hybrid and Nick Warren and saw him draw huge acclaim for his deep, foot-pounding bass-lines, ominous glitchy grooves and huge atmospherics.
He will be releasing music over the coming months with 4DigitalAudio (the new digital label from ex-Flying Rhino heads Grant Collins and James Monro), Bullet Dodge and Furthur Project Recordings.
For his DJ sets, Presuming Ed leverages the epic programming potential of ableton live, building thrillingly multi-dimensional techno and minimal sets which fuse a myriad of tracks and samples simultaneously for a kinetic electronic experience that is as mesmerizing as it is dynamic.
More info soon!