Line-up /Steven Letigre (SubTropical, Rotate NY)
Burchan Acar (Temple Records)
About Steven Letigre:
In 1996, Steven LeTigre moved to Florida where he stumbled onto the house scene that was in full swing due to the likes of Sasha and John Digweed. He then returned to New York two years later and began his DJ career. Influenced and inspired by his friends Larry Banks, Dave Cannalte, Luis Diaz, and Lee Burridge, LeTigre procured a style of his own, one that he considers to be "a sexy and techy vibe, with a certain groove that pulls you in." As a native of Zimbabwe, LeTigre’s style of house music was influenced at an early age by strong beats and deeply embedded rhythms. This influence, accompanied by many years growing up in New Jersey, moments away from New York City’s house music scene, is what’s made LeTigre’s style its own. LeTigre’s originality, determination, and unwavering dedication to create new sounds, has garnered him high respect amongst his fellow DJ’s and devoted fan base. As DJ and roommate Gaby Dershin – (AstroGlyde), once put it, “when you listen to LeTigre spin you get a sense of who he is…if you didn’t know him before, you will when he’s done.” It’s these rave reviews that allow LeTigre to play and continue pursuing house music as an ass shaking art form. As quoted by one of DJ Magazine’s top music editor’s, “LeTigre not only puts everything he is into his music, but everything he’s ever wanted, and everything he wants to be…
About Burchan Acar:
Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Burchan moved to New York in 1993 to further his educational studies. Music and collecting vinyl have always been a great passion of his which led him to start Djing. He has been playing in new york at various spots since 1999. He and a friend took over Temple Records in 2000 and had the shop until its closing. Recently he had the opportunity to do a remix project for Danny Tenaglia's Space Dance together with Antranig. His sets vary from minimal to deep house to house and techno.