Mara Trax (4 hr Set, Perlon, DE)
This June we welcome back two past Louche guests performing together; Maayan Nidam and Vera as the inimitable Maratrax.
Releasing music on one of our favourite labels, the ultra cool Berlin imprint Perlon, the ladies' stripped back, minimally funky beats perfectly embody the ethos of Zip and Sammy Dee's legendary label. Their most recent release, the Sensibilia EP on Perlon was a complete smash, with both tracks' rolling and funky baselines being championed from everyone from Ricardo to Derrick Carter.
Individually we know both the artists well too of course. Maayan AKA Miss Fitz has played for us twice before, always an excellent diverse DJ with superb technical skills. Her new solo album on Cadenza has just dropped; entitled 'New Moon', and it's been described as nothing short of a masterpiece by her peers, showcasing her classy take on electronic music. Add this to her previous work on Wolf + Lamb, Freak n Chic and many more, and it becomes clear her discography is one that would make many producers jealous.
Vera Heindel has been in the game since 2008, releasing as Maratrax but also solo on labels Cargo Edition and Love Letters From Oslo. An excellent DJ at keeping momentum flowing through her sets, we can't wait to welcome her back, check her very recent Louche podcast for proof of her wonderful abilities.