Laurence Guy, Arnau Obiols, Beniso
▂▂▂▂ A CHRISTMAS BOOGIE▂▂▂▂
Santa is feeling funky and so are we. Time for a FESTIVE boogie! Are you on Santa's naughty list? Well come and redeem yourself in the Temple of Dance, our beloved ThisSideUp. The UK underground House star and internationally renowned digger Laurence Guy takes to the decks for his Spanish début (yes, we did it again). Alongside him Arnau Obiols, Nitsa resident, joins the D.R.O.P crew. And last but not least, Beniso is back to ensure mission 'all-night booty shaking' is accomplished. It's the only way to keep disco Santa happy.
▂▂▂▂ THE D.R.O.P MANTRA▂▂▂▂
Repeat after us: OPEN minds, open hearts, hip-shaking and love-making, more CREATIVITY, less ego, music is our RELIGION and this is our TEMPLE. No fakers, no bullshit, no fashionable negativity, only REALNESS, PASSION and COMPASSION. Love is the message. LOVE saves the day. Let’s dance our way to a better world.
▂▂▂▂ WHAT IS D.R.O.P?▂▂▂▂
D.R.O.P is a monthly night celebrating true dance music culture. We welcome all those with open minds and open hearts. Let us take you on a musical journey through the history of House, Disco, Funk, Soul and Groove from the lofts of Chicago, Detroit and NY winding up in the basements of Berlin, Amsterdam and London. Our philosophy is simple: 'Music is made for dancing, and everybody is equal on the dancefloor'. Join us in championing freedom of expression and celebrating diversity.
1. Open mind and open heart.
2. Your favourite dancing shoes.
3. Incredible sound system. This is a rave.
4. Drag queens from the fabulous Poseídas crew.
5. Body painting + art exhibition from Matilda Fulford.
▂▂▂▂ HOUSE RULES ▂▂▂▂
We reserve the right to eject any person who does not respect the vibe. NO to all forms of discrimination (homophobia, racism, sexual harassment etc).
[Nos reservamos el derecho de expulsar a aquellos que no respeten la vibra. NO a todas las formas de discriminación (homofobia, racismo, acoso sexual etc).]
▂▂▂▂ TICKETS ▂▂▂▂
We STRONGLY recommend buying tickets in advance to avoid disappointment - we regularly sell out and cannot guarantee there will be tickets on the door.
◈ Pre 1am [1 per person]: SOLD OUT
◈ 1st Release: €7 SOLD OUT
◈ 2nd Release: €10 SOLD OUT
◈ 3rd Release €12 SOLD OUT
◈ 4th Release €14
◈On the door: €15
▂▂▂▂ LAURENCE GUY ▂▂▂▂
DJ, Producer and purveryor of quality house music.
Having crafted his own signature of sophisticated underground music, Laurence Guy has amassed a collection of loyal listeners and tastemakers, all of whom are united in an appreciation for his outstanding production abilities and talents as a DJ.
His critically acclaimed début album in 2017 “Saw You For The First Time” followed a string of admired EPs and projected his name to new heights. He's enhoyed enduring support from Move D, and also released an EP, “All I See Is Her”, for Sweden’s finest Studio Barnhus.
A restless digger, Laurence can be found rummaging through the dusty crates of his local charity shops looking for samples to expand his sound palate, some of which have made their way onto his edits label Accidental Pieces. With such an active pursuit of music both old and new, Laurence has established himself as a selector, playing globally at some of the best venues and festivals around, as well as holding down a residency on London’s storied Rinse FM station.
▂▂▂▂ ARNAU OBIOLS ▂▂▂▂
The producer and DJ Arnau is both a long-term resident at Nitsa and long-term hero on the Condal circuit. His musical style fuses jazz, soul and funk resulting in a unique sound made for dancing feet. Having regularly played alongside the worlds best (Honey Dijon, Palms Trax, Shanti Celeste to name but a few), he is sure to get your feet stomping.
▂▂▂▂ BENISO ▂▂▂▂
Beniso is D.R.O.Ps resident DJ, renowned for soulful House grooves and bassy rhythms. His sets pay homage to the real underground House scene of New York, Detroit and Chicago with his high-energy yet artfully selected dance-floor killers that'll keep your feet stomping, and classic tunes chopped, sampled and overlayed to perfection. The Parisian born DJ and promoter is one of the creative forces behind D.R.O.P. The sound of D.R.O.P through and through – prepare yourself for irresistibly dance-ready music.
13 hrs 11 mins ago