Lessizmore return with more dance floor shenanigans…
Lessizmore continue their endless celebrations of globetrotting revelry with an astoundingly diverse selection of songs from some of their nearest and dearest regular participants. Their latest album has been receiving support far and wide from the likes of Luciano, Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos, Raresh, Mathias Kaden, M.A.N.D.Y., Cesare vs Disorder, Dan Drastic, Tim Green, Vernon, Luciano Esse, Joachim and many more.
Dance floor shenanigans abound with contributions from Tolga Fidan and DeWalta perfectly encapsulating the shuffling psychedelic house experiments which figure so highly at Lessizmore events. Not to be out done, everyone’s favorite French pranksters dOP turn in a slice of classic American road story business set to the most narcotic conga jam you’re likely to hear this year.
Jin Choi meanwhile takes to the Plastic Beach, a tranquil paradise of rollicking percussion and Calypso carnival inflections. The party starts to jack with the heavy attitude house of Ahmet Sisman and Laps, no strangers to whipping the dance floor into a frenzied mess at peak time. William Kouam Djoko, Deadbeat, Mayaan Nidam, and Pierre all lean heavily on the gas and get the classic drum machines pumping in a sea of spacey effects, vintage strings and timeless synth workouts.
Discerning DJs could wisely close any night with the smooth and sultry set of jazz and disco sweat induction machines from Guillaume and the Coutu Dumonts and Dilo certain to leave all those present feeling sexy, exhausted and ready for a few days bed rest with a new found friend. Were this feast fit for Caligula not enough, Clovis, Cesar Merveille and Jorge Gonzales, Geoff Wichmann, and Doubting Thomas all turning writhing slabs of chugging weirdness certain to melt the faces off even the most experienced punters from the very first drop. Cheers to seven years, and here’s to a whole lot more from the one and only Lessizmore family.
Nearly 2 years in the running and Bedlam just seems to be going from strength to strength….
Over the course of nearly 2 years since the creation of the profound Maidstone (Kent) underground night Bedlam [Kent], it seems that Tim Green & Co are determined to make their mark on the scene as they reach new heights.
Bedlam, being the night of fast rising UK talent, DJ/Producer Tim Green. Tim Green being the man behind great tracks like “Old Sunshine”, who has seen both his name and production work on outstanding labels such as Get Physical, Dirtybird and Cocoon. And the Co being the dedicated people [Forward Thinking Music Management] behind the organisation of the night, helping both Tim Green and Bedlam to reach new heights.
From day one hosting the likes of M.A.N.D.Y., Martin Buttrich, Audio Fly, Lee Burridge, Matthias Tanzmann, Emerson Todd and 2000 And One, Bedlam has been smashing places like Maidstone hot spot, The Loft, some old abandoned cinema and now the historic Chatham monument, The Tunnel. And Bedlam seems to be focusing on those venues that are just dripping with pure underground vibe, which seems to be another key to its success along with the countless talent of DJs they are drafting in!
And with The Tunnel being the prime location we made sure we were at the Bedlam 1st Birthday almost 1 year ago. Where we soaked up the energy of Tim Green banging out his very own “Old Sunshine” and Matthias Tanzmann building the crowd with Yousef’s “Come Home”. We can honestly say that Bedlam @ The Tunnel is a truly momentous night indeed. Which is why Bedlam at The Tunnel returns once again this weekend [29 Jan] to host rising Italian house star Leon and very special guest Cassy. And of course resident Tim Green!
Cassy, well-known for playing DC10, Cocoon (Ibiza), Panorama Bar and Fabric, is undoubtably one of the best DJs on the scene. With her music being released on Souvenir, Cocoon and the almighty German giant Perlon Records, not to mention her mix CDs for Panorama Bar and Cocoon, she has gained huge respect in the underground scene. Her unique style and party vibe earning her back2back sessions with Ricardo Villalobos as she focuses on weaving deep and dark house music, twisted techno along with skill and finesse. There’s no doubt about how things are going to turn out for Bedlam!
Leon returns to Bedlam after having played an impressive set at the beginning of 2010 alongside M.A.N.D.Y. Having releases out on Nick Curly’s Cecille Records and Steve Lawler’s VIVa MUSiC, his talents have been gaining recognition from world-class DJs as Pete Tong, Ricardo Villalobos, Carl Cox, Luciano, Laurent Garnier, Loco Dice, M.A.N.D.Y., Tiefschwarz, Matthias Tanzmann, Nic Fanciulli, Danny Howells and Marco Carola. Adding to that, an extensive 17 date tour of the USA and Canada along with constant dates in Italy, UK, Germany, Holland, Russia and Spain, it’s not hard to see why Bedlam has got Leon back behind the console.
Which brings us back to the point of success. Because it’s not just the countless number of exceptional DJs that give the feeling of climbing success, it’s also with the added expansion and launch of Bedlam London. An act of proof that Tim Green & Co not only have the credentials but also the vision – “determined to make their mark on the scene”.
Bedlam London, set for a secret East London venue on the 19th March, boasts the presence of the Cadenza star known for the hit release “Elle” and collaboration with Cadenza co-star Cesar Merveille, Columbian born Pablo Cahn along with Crosstown Rebels duo, Art Department. – One word – Sick!
All we can conclude is that London may be a bigger pond but with Bedlam’s track record and reputation, it was inevitable that it would start to out-grow its current location and search for a larger environment, which will simple fuel its success.
Wiggle set to be a storm with Cadenza star Cesar Merveille….
After a truly electric sell out night on NYE, Wiggle are set to keep the energy flowing with their first date for 2011 playing host to Cadenza’s Cesar Merveille. Cesar makes his return to Wiggle after blowing the roof off during his last appearance.
Cesar Merveille has rocketed to success over the last three years with a demand for his talent stretching all over the globe, as well as becoming a regular player in the Cadenza worldwide showcase tour. Cesar has quickly made a name for himself with releases on Cadenza, Circus, Serialism and Safari Electronique. His “Chocopop Jazz” making a huge impact in 2008, followed by his debut appearance on Cadenza in 2009 with his “Descarga EP” – being known as a major highlight in Luciano’s sets – made in collaboration with Pablo Cahn. With this kind of track record it’s no surprise that Cesar is known for emitting an overwhelming energy from his sets and is undoubtably likely to do the same at Wiggle.
Setting the musical journey at Wiggle is one of London’s key underground house music figure JB (aka Jon Barnet). Having his roots firmly grounded in the Acid House era, he has kept himself in all the right places to make his mark and gaining the respect and reputation he deserves. JB will be setting the pace and giving the night the right kick-start to what will be a fully energetic shakedown.
With such a great Wiggle night lined up it’s no surprise that tickets are flying out like hot cakes. For all ticket sales make sure you check the following: -
Resident Advisor Swag Records – 020 8681 7735
Phonica Records (1 Poland Street, London, W1F 7LZ) – 020 7025 6070
Wiggle @ The Paramount Sat 19 Feb 23:00 – 08:00
Cesar Merveille Terry Francis Nathan Coles Eddie Richards JB