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5 Classic Sets: Stephan Bodzin

On Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 22nd techno legend Stephan Bodzin comes to London for back-to-back shows at Electric Brixton in London. They will see the live specialist serve up two of his spectacular shows, with improvised grooves and on-the-fly synths all adding to the immersive, mesmeric soundtrack. He’ll also debut a brand new V/A show to include a 10ft-high 78-panel LED wraparound screen, floor-to-ceiling lasers and more. Bodzin, of course, has had a storied career that takes in running and releasing on his own label Herzblut as well as Systematic Recordings and many more. His brand of colourful, ... Read more

5 Classic Sets: Green Velvet/Cajmere

Green Velvet’s story is intrinsically linked with that of house music itself. His labels Cajual and Relief were some of the most prominent and prolific in all of Chicago in the early 90s. After the first house wave with acts like Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy, then a second wave of tougher acid sounds that eventually spawned rave, his place was to strip things back to a mean and kicking sound that could be thought to be a precursor to modern evolutions like juke and footwork. His DJ sets, meanwhile, draw on the whole history of house music from the ... Read more