Fri, 26 Apr 2019
PANIC in 2019 will take place on the first Saturday of every month. This month, it lands on May 4.
Grab your $10 Presale Tickets here:
NO COVER before 11 p.m. with RSVP.
Hit "Going" on the Facebook event page before 5 p.m. on the day of the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/321771655272455
$20 Entry between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Our fourth PANIC of 2019 brings us a true hero of the Techno scene, Mr.C aka Richard West. His influence on the Acid House explosion in the eighties was magnetic and as the front man for the Shamen he was able to reach a global audience that in turn catapulted him into his greatest creation, 'The End' nightclub based in London. One of the true creators of Tech-House, his Killer Loop track, 'The Blue Hour' laid out the blueprint for the genre. We cannot wait to hear him and we quote... 'Smash the Granny' out of our pulsating Turbo Rig.
Mojave's debut was delayed until now! Her reputation in Los Angeles is well-deserved. She brings a subtlety to her Techno that other DJs can't help but admire.
Amy White is a consummate musician who has just completed her first solo album. As one half of Linus and Amy and a member of The Controversy, Amy always brings an ethereal nature to her work. She'll be performing a live set on our outdoor sound system and we cannot wait.
Amy White (Live)
Terrakroma - Armando Kroma | Bellhop
Mr.C has since organised, promoted & been resident DJ at: Fantasy ('88), Base (Dungeons '89), Release (91), Harmony (92), Drop (93), Cyclone (94), Vapourspace (94 & 95), Flavour (The End 95 & 96), Subterrain (The End 95 - 2002), Superfreq (Worldwide 2002 - Present), Super Disco Freq (LA 2010 - present). Mr.C was also resident DJ every weekend (Friday & Saturday nights) at the legendary RIP parties at Clink Street in London throughout 1988. It was here that Rave Culture as we know it was truly born, inspiring all London raves that were to follow in 88, 89 & 90.
In December 1995, Mr.C opened the legendary nightclub, 'The End' in London with Partner, Layo Paskin of Layo & Bushwacka! fame and then 'AKA' bar 3 years later, which celebrated its 13th anniversary in December 2008 and was lauded as one of the best night clubs in the world, which completely changed the face of clubbing in London & beyond. Sadly, 'The End' & 'AKA' closed their doors for good on January 24th 2009.
Mr.C is best known as front man, songwriter & producer of the pop group The Shamen with whom he notched up a string of top 10 hits including Move Any Mountain, Love Sex Intelligence, Boss Drum, Phorever People & the UK number 1 smash hit Ebeneezer Goode. These hits were hits the world over. The Shamen album Boss Drum went double platinum in the UK & they also won a highly coveted Ivor Novelo for Songwriters of the year UK in 1993. Richard's currently recording solo as Mr.C & is also doing collaborations as the Indigo Kidz with Affie Yusuf & with Noel Jackson as East LA Tek & has recent releases on Poker Flat, Get Physical Records & Adjunct Audio as well as his own Superfreq imprint.
Mr.C runs & promotes Superfreq events, which celebrates being 15 years old in March 2017 & ran monthly at Mr.C's club, 'The End' until it closed down in January 2009. Superfreq now functions bi-monthly in London including a bi-annual residency at the legendary nightclub Fabric & spends the rest of the time hopping around London’s popup warehouse venues & various clubs including London’s newest hottest venue The Steelyard after an extremely successful event with Richie Hawtin on December 2015. Superfreq does regular events in Los Angeles as well as bi-monthly events in Calais France & annual events in Brooklyn, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Miami, Dallas, Denver & Washington DC in the United States & also Vancouver, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico DF, Moscow, Ibiza, Bogota, Montañita & other one off / annual events the world over & has recently competed an Asia tour hitting Manila, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Beijing & Shenzhen.
Linus' DJ career started in Muncie, Indidana. He played at raves all over the Mid-West from 1992 - 1994. In 1995 he moved back to London and started a record label, had a residency at the Paradise with Howie B., opened a record shop called, Vinyl Addiction and was a regular DJ for the infamous sound collective, Sancho Panza.
In 1998 Linus created his Slynus alter ego and his tunes of looped up, hypnotic techno went on to be played by many of the top techno dj's at that time, including Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin, Lee Burridge, Danny Tenaglia and Laurent Garnier. Carl Cox made Linus' first release, 'The Shifter' his tune of the month and played it to over 200,000 people at the Love Parade in Berlin.
Linus went on to remix George Michael, Love Tattoo, Spandau Ballet, Axe Corner, Trigger and many more. His Slynus remixes and singles have sold over in excess of 50,000 vinyl records. In 1999, Mixmag named Linus as 'One to Watch'. The first release in the Slynus series was played for five consecutive weeks on Pete Tong’s legendary BBC Radio One show, the Essential Mix.
Nice things people have said about his Slynus records.
‘It’s a hot jam’
- Jeff Mills- (Slynus - The Shifter)
‘Picture your most twisted dancefloor moment. Your brain is engulfed in bassline filth. Your mates fear for you, then a vocal peeps in, turns gurns into smiles and sends the dancefloor into raptures.’
- Mixmag - (Slynus - Son of a Monk)
‘I was playing one of your tracks the other day and it was really cool and really weird’.
- Richie Hawtin - (Slynus III)
‘I played it in Argentina and the place went nuts’
- Lee Burridge - (Slynus II)
‘I made it my tune of the month’
- Carl Cox - (Slynus - The Shifter)
Linus is now based in Los Angeles and made an album with Amy White called 'The Black Below' and 'The Black Below - Remixed' featuring remixes by Howie B, Terry Francis, Alexi Delano, Mononoid, Jem Stone, Joseph S Joyce, Pete Bones, Tunnel, Alison Marks, Russ Gabriel, and Mike Bryant aka A New Low. It was released by the very nice people at Default Position.
Check it here: www.linusandamy.bandcamp.com
Jia, via his outstanding group, 6AM, is a well established staple of the Los Angeles Techno scene. He is without a doubt one of the best openers and mood selectors and his ability to shift emotions through his excellent selections has earned him the stripes to play alongside dj's, such as Speedy J, Lucy, PERC, Joel Mull, Radio Slave, VRIL, Kevin Saunderson, Josh Wink, Lady Starlight, Truncate, Drumcell, DJ Tennis, Dustin Zahn and Charlotte De Witte. His 2019 PANIC residency will be full of positive energy and pounding grooves.
Amy is a member of the electro-psychedelia pop group "The Controversy" and writer/vocalist for the indie techno project "linus and amy."
Amy has contributed vocals to various soundtracks and albums, including M83's Grammy Nominated "Hurry Up We're Dreaming", Van Hunt's self-titled debut, and most recently Mononoid's "Coming Home" album released by Berlin's electronic music label EIN2. She was a member of the Astralwerks band, "West Indian Girl," from 2006-2010. She also has a passion for DJing dance parties and has played in clubs in Los Angeles and Mexico.
MOJAVE (female:pressure / Modern Disco Ambassadors) is an American DJ and producer who specializes in soulful house and techno, drawing inspiration from the beauty and decay of Southern California's Mojave Desert. A multi-instrumentalist with a foundation in classical, jazz and music theory, formal training in sound design and production, MOJAVE brings a sharp ear, unique sound and open mind to the decks.
MOJAVE has performed top venues and festivals throughout the world, sharing the stage with the likes of Sasha, Kerri Chandler, Sonny Fodera, CamelPhat, John Tejada, Kerri Chandler, Coyu, Mark Kinchen, Prok & Fitch, Harvey McKay, Noir, Maxxi Soundsystem, Weiss, Matt Lange, Danny Howard, and The Advent.
Locally, she is a Resident DJ with Modern Disco Ambassadors, based in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Internationally, she holds a monthly residency on Barcelona City FM radio (peak time, 25k listeners) and performs 2-4 guest mixes per month in countries including the U.K., U.S., Ireland, Spain, and Germany. She is a member of and social media manager for female:pressure, a Berlin-based collective advocating for women in electronic music.
Terrakroma is the three headed groove collective created by Armando Kroma, Andrew Kroma & Gabriel Pachakroma. From the beat factory you can hear a wide range of influences coming from Andrew and Gabriel making beats in Boston 12 years ago and with the universe conspiring, to find old souls together with Armando to create Terrakroma.
Terrakroma is now 10 years in the making. This crew is unique in that not only do they compose music, but they also have created a whole team of Kroma's doing event production, international bookings, and local LA artist promotions all under the same name; Terrakroma is an enterprise of expression, bringing lovers of music and life together. With this musical trio now residing in Los Angeles, their music has molded into progressive electronica which maintains a balance between organic and synthesized sound, deep basses, technical tribal rhythms, and experimentation with an arrangement of psychedelic sounds. TK is now reaching crowds worldwide, colaborating with major labels and artists. You will find their music under Desertrax, ON&OFF Records, Open Records, Adapted Records, Horn and Hoofs Records, Techgnosis Records; You can hear remixes with artist such as Antix and Fiord, Matador, Tom Cosm, Astronivo, Duca, Rebel HiFi, Dani the Menace and more... Hail the Oyster and Soulcabone! Their music always has a story, and that story is ever unfolding.
Josh Garcia aka Modus has built a steady reputation for being one of the up and coming musical tastemakers, selectors, and producers. The Los Angeles native is a musically trained drummer and guitarist — music naturally became an innate part of Modus’ life.
Since starting out his career performing in Barcelona clubs while living abroad, Modus has had the opportunity to play amongst the world’s leading musical heavyweights and DJ superstars such as: Alex Gaudino, Pleasurekraft, and Simian Mobile Disco at Los Angeles’ top venues that include: Avalon, Exchange LA, The Standard, and Central.
As of late, Modus’ focus has shifted to his own personal productions. Drawing upon influences such as: Adam Beyer, Luigi Madonna, and Gary Beck. Modus’ productions hope to take listeners on a musical journey that blend bass, rhythmic depth and melodic contour. Though versatile in nature, his sounds are united by one singular aim: energy and dance. Modus’ production and collaborative efforts have since proved fundamental in pushing him through as both an artist and DJ.
Timothy Smith, aka ZAYA, has been keeping dance floors grooving in the SoCal market through his promotion company, Oasis Collective, for several years now. He recently completed a successful year long residency at San Diego’s storied Blonde Bar. Where he hosted & curated his own monthly. Bringing in local talent to rock the decks on the regular. He now currently holds a monthly residency in Los Angeles at the PANIC series parties with Terrakroma & 6AM. Between that & his quarterly rooftop extended sunrise sets in New York, he is building a following from coast to coast. He recently started focusing his attention on throwing unique one off events under his WHEREhouse and Oasis events.
A big thank you goes out to all the talented and positive DJ's who played for us in 2018.
Dani Lehman, Saso aka Sarah Soto, Kev Burns, David Alejandro Andrade, Dean Paul De Leon, Kev Burns, Ben Annand, Pierre Kroma Lalague, Just Be Bushwacka, Gil Tamazyan, Amy White, Adam Collins, Vangelis Vargas aka Fourth State, John Selway, Jamie Anderson, Kay Dee aka Selective Response, Orly Gal, Ønyx aka Anita Foroughi, Jeff Derringer, Secus aka Matt Salamone, Jeremy Sena, Massimo Vivona, and Yukiko.
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