Franck Roger (Real Tone Records - Paris)
Mr.V (Sole Channel Music- NYC)
Alix Alvarez (Sole Channel Music - NYC)
The 5 Beats London resident: Dave Jones (MN2S)
Need2Soul presents for the first time ever in the UK, The 5 Beats. A collaboration of world renowned dj’s / producers Franck Roger, Alix Alvarez and Mr.V. Held at the Djoon club, The 5 Beats night has quickly built a reputation as the hottest underground party in Paris and one of the hottest in Europe. With the first party held in Miami at the 2005 WMC, the party has recently launched at one off venues in NYC, these actively soul retaining workmen now launch their underground affair in London.
Having presented to play alongside them everyone from, Dennis Ferrer, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope, Blaze and Joaquin “Joe” Claussell to Laurent Garnier, DJ Dixon and countless others; they join forces to explode this intimate assembly here in London at the newly launched East Village.
Djing for 13 years and running his own label Real Tone Records Franck Roger fully understands that spreading house music worldwide and making music is the most important thing in his life. Through chaperoning the finest Dj¹s around, Franck and his 5 Beats party remains one of the best soulful nights in the world.
Accompanying him the New York City Dynamo¹s Alix Alvarez and Mr.V work close together to ensure the highest standards of house music will penetrate your eardrums!
Alix from a very young age has devoted himself to cutting and blending records, later on attending The Shelter as his first underground party.
Continuing to dedicate his life to sound; he studied audio engineering and landed himself a job at MAW studios. From there we¹ve heard a stream of successful productions from the NYC wonder-kid that can do no wrong.
Born in Manhattan¹s Lower East Side, Mr.V was introduced to the club scene by his Aunt who was a bouncer for ŒThe World¹ Club. Dj¹ing non-stop from age 14 his reputation earned him a position at MAW records as assistant to ŒLittle¹ Louie Vega.
Mr.V remains an integral part of the music and club scene with years of experience as a gifted DJ with new ideas and a fresh sound.