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After the success of last years party at the Hillhead Bookclub we have decided to return there for the biggest party in our calendar and trickys 30th birthday.
This years guest is Mark E (Spectral Sound, Merc) a favorite of ours for some time now we feel he will bring the perfect vibe to see us clean into 2013.
Joining Mark we also have our friends from Sensu, Sub Rosa and the circus residents.
The music of Mark E is overwhelmingly deliberate, and in that sense it’s quintessential house—unswerving, mechanistic, intoxicatingly simple. And life imitates art: the Wolverhampton-reared, Birmingham-based DJ/producer has had a slow, steady ascension to his status as one of the genre’s most natural talents.
Mark E’s love affair with electronic dance music began began early, as an adolescent, when Manchester was Madchester and the irreverent attitude of rave culture swept through England. His first record? Bizarre Inc’s exuberant, piano-loaded “Playing With Knives,” a fortuitous introduction to the hypnotizing powers of house. As Mark got older, he dove headfirst into the surprisingly fertile Wolverhampton scene, tasting house at the hands of legends like John Kelly and Frankie Knuckles before a move to Birmingham for University also installed him in a larger club scene.
Mark’s first forays into production were, naturally, edits—warm, understated, and interestingly mellow, with tempos hovering somewhere between 105 and 115 BPM. (Or thereabouts.) Once “Scared,” a ten-minute rework of Womack & Womack’s “Baby, I’m Scared Of You,” found the ears of influential selector (and, more importantly, BBC radio DJ) Giles Peterson, it was on, and a solid string of memorable, vinyl-only releases introduced the world at large to this humble,…
Here is a taste of what to expect from Mark E in the boiler room:
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Special Guest TBA
**This event has sold out the last 4 years so please buy your tickets soon to avoid disappointment**
On sale Wed 28th November from Tickets Scotland
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