Gilles Peterson (UK)
Aldrin (Thinking Out Loud Asia Cd Release Party)
The Observatory presents “A Far Cry From Here�
For more than 20 years now, Gilles Peterson has skirted the fringes of the more populist dance centers. Few have invested as much spirit, passion and commitment into jazz, funk and soul-inflected dance music as he. Called the pioneer of the Acid Jazz movement, he epitomizes the ideal of DJ as tastemaker, bringing a cerebral edge to the markedly hedonistic impulse of dance today, through his compilations and hugely successful BBC Radio 1 show.
Back to grace the Velvet decks, come catch his legendary set, testimony to an alignment of pent up energy, deep knowledge and commitment to new music.
One With Aldrin - Thinking Out Loud Asia Cd Release Party
Aldrin – Zouk’s most successful DJ export, and a key figure in Singapore’s thriving dance scene, is back to rock the main room with his signature ONE night. Cited by UK dance magazines as ‘one of the world’s finest residents’ and ‘Asia’s Number One DJ’; singled out by Danny Tenaglia as a DJ to watch; and nominated ‘Best New Comer’ at the Ibiza DJ Awards; Aldrin has consistently thrilled crowds of thousands around the world with his flawless, genre bending sets.
This night also celebrates the release of his latest mix CD compilation - Thinking Out Loud Asia- - the first of a brand new CD series featuring Asia’s top clubs and DJs. Aldrin’s mix includes forthcoming tracks from Slam, Gus Gus, Electrico, and his collaboration with Egostereo.
The double CD will be available at the club at a very special price, on the night of the event only, and thereafter will be available in stores from 16 April.
Write in to [email protected] for an invite, and stand a chance to win a copy of the CD!
On their highly anticipated new album, The Observatory make great strides from their adventurous blend of rock, folk, jazz and electronica, incorporating aesthetics from avant-garde and progressive rock, to create a work that’s bold and challenging yet sublime and intricate. Witness their latest offering at the official launch of A Far Cry From Here. Explorations of song, sound and music, in pursuit of beauty, rendered flesh before ears and eyes.
A FAR CRY FROM HERE is out now at all good record stores and via mail order.