DJ Kon (BBE, Soul Clap Records, Kon & Amir)
Larj Hans & The Ok Jones Band (Strictly 7"s)
Hesseltime (Rinse Fm)
Mr Solid Gold
Tief and Trouble Vision are proud to present Dj Kon on the terrace!
Brixton Clubhouse terrace has laid host to many of Kon's peers such as Gilles Peterson and Dimitri From Paris so we are very pleased to be inviting the legendary 'master of edit's' himself to join us for our first daytime rooftop party! (& there is a hot-tub)
Dj Kon is perhaps best known for producing his much sought after edits including 'Sylvester-You Make Me Feel' but has been digging in crates since 1976, DJing since 1985, and spinning in clubs since 1991. He is one half of Kon and Amir, who released the acclaimed “On Track” and “Off Track” series on BBE Records where they introduced rare grooves to a new audience. His remixes of dance classics prompted Gilles Peterson to name him “Edit/rework King of 2011”, and feature him prominently on his BBC Radio shows.
Kon takes a more modest approach, noting that Kon is an acronym for “King of Nothing” amongst others, and seeks to place the love of music above his own work. The last of an increasingly rare breed of dedicated crate diggers, Kon has for years brought his deep knowledge of obscure goodies to clubs and festivals worldwide. He has also spread his gospel to the masses through critically heralded releases on such respected imprints as BBE, Rawkus, and Fondle Em. Beyond collecting vinyl and re-editing classics, he has been part of Boston’s Hip-Hop community for nearly 30 years, and has preserved the development of it as a true culturist. Most people know him as just a DJ, but he has history as a writer, music producer, and bboy.
In the studio, Kon has positioned himself at the forefront of a group of multi-track collectors who posses digital versions of the original recording sessions of some of pop music’s greatest artists. This resource along with Kon’s vast knowledge of music has resulted in his creation of some of the most dance floor friendly edits and remixes today. His productions and mixes have caught the ear of taste makers such as Gilles Peterson, Soul Clap, Jazzanova, Dâm-Funk, Rich Medina, Jacques Renault, and King Britt to name a few.
Kon’s 2012 releases on Basic Fingers, Hands of Time, and Future Classic have charted number one on Juno. His new collaboration with the Whiskey Barons called Nite Time resulted in the highly acclaimed Jive Talk EP. In addition to two new 12 inch releases, a European tour in July capped off by an appearance at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Festival, and the highly anticipated release of Sir Own’s (Cerrone) Hooked, this is shaping up to be an extremely busy summer for the disco don.