Christian Burkhardt (Cocoon / Oslo / Raum…Musik)
Lone (R&S / Magic Wire)
Ben Johnston & Richie La Rue
Josef Lupo (Tokyo on Acid / Tackside Audio)
The snow came down hard and fast but that didnâ€™t stop you from partying hard with us! Thanks to Seuil & Huxley who as expected were on top form and had the place jumping all night long playing bomb after bomb!
For those that braved the snow and made it along thank you for making the night what it was! And for those that couldnâ€™t make it donâ€™t worry as we have another great line up for you with CHRISTIAN BURKHARDT & LONE!
CHRISTIAN BURKHARDT (Cocoon / Oslo / Raumâ€¦Musik)
Christian Burkhardt is an artist truly absorbed with the range of sonic possibilities. A producer not content with existing within the realms of House and Techno, but one that is determined to further stretch its limits with his signature sound. A native of Heidelberg, Germany, who along with the likes of Reboot, Johnny D, Markus Fix, Ray Okpara - all from the country's Southwest quarter - have carved out a niche' revolution within House and Techno that has influenced the global electronic music community nearly as much as Detroit, Chicago, London and Berlin have in there respective years of glory. His earliest productions found there way onto Oslo, Raumâ€¦Musik, Deep Vibes and Area Remote. All regarded as contemporary go-to labels for quality House music. In 1998 'Doubledub' surged through the speakers of main floor events and fueled after hours across Europe and beyond.
Since then it's been clear that Burkhardt approaches music making with a strong detail to complex rhythms that not only move your body, but rise above generic club music. His masterful use of technology meshed with the warm sounds of analog gear and over 13 years of music production experience, have tinged his production with a unique sound that other producers praise and DJ's never seem to stop playing. Solely on the basis of his productions, he has been invited to present the sounds of his Offenbach studio in the form of a live set, on nearly every continent.
Live sets which are by no means a playlist of Burkhardt hits. This melody and groove obsessed sound pioneer tweaks, layers and twists his sounds differently for every event. Inspiring even himself with every performance, increasing the passion of his own purpose. 2010 brought Burkhardt to a new level with his first album project 'Revolver', co-produced with Einzelkind on their new Jax label. You certainly know some of their past collaborations as the infamous La PeÃ±a. His long list of remixes for Tsuba Records, Mobilee and Deep Vibes were still ringing in club lands ears, as a new batch of original material on Oslo, Raumâ€¦Musik and Cocoon were given the stamp of approval 2011, with constant rotation in clubs, radio and podcasts. His success is measured only in the pleasure that he finds in making music. A feeling that may start in the club, but it never seems ends there.
Lone (R&S / Magic Wire)
Over the past year, Nottingham-based producer Lone (a.k.a. Matt Cutler) has undertaken quite the reinvention, leaving behind the hip-hop flavored abstraction and hazy beatscapes of his notable Ecstasy & Friends and Lemurian albums for a quicker-paced sound that's much better suited for the dance floor.
Last summer's "Pineapple Crush" single was the first demonstration of Cutler's new-found love affair with Detroit techno and classic rave, but with his new mini-album, Emerald Fantasy Tracks, the transformation just might be complete as he showcases upbeat vibes, warm synths, hands-in-the-air moments, unbridled energy and glowing enthusiasm that is simultaneously naive and self-aware in its 'I'm just dancing with my eyes closed, but isn't it so much fun?' motif. We sincerely hope Lone's dance party never stops!!
Lone is climbing the ladder quickly and def one to watch for the future!
Support on the night will come from Ben Johnston & Richie La Rue and the BadApple Residents
- Â£5 Early Bird Tickets
- Â£7 2nd Release Tickets
- Â£8 Guest list â€“ [email protected]
Free live mix from BadAppleâ€™s Josef Lupoâ€™s closing set
Look forward to seeing you all there
Much Love, BadApple =)