Tag: The Social Festival 2016

Kent Receives Techno Treatment As The Social Festival Comes To Town

When it comes to UK festivals it seems like the best are saved for last these days. Now a camping event, Nic Fanciulli’s The Social has firmly established itself as a major contender in the UK’s summer festival program. Despite it’s smaller size, the line up was as vast and impressive as any other event of its kind. New for 2016, Kent County Showground was the base for the two day house and techno takeover, a space more than capable of accommodating the 25,000 party goers making an appearance. This new location boasted a no sound restrictions policy, a priceless ... Read more

The Social Festival Playlist: Marco Faraone

Italy’s Marco Faraone is a prolific and versatile producer/DJ whose incendiary live sets have earned him International acclaim. Also the founder of UNCAGE Records, Marco became fascinated by the 90s house championed by Masters At Work and Todd Terry, whilst admiring Laurent Garnier for his ability to effortlessly play diverse sets. Since then he has released his own music on the likes of Drumcode, Desolat, Be As One, Sci+Tec, Moda Black, Holic Trax, Get Physical and Truesoul, while DJing alongside names like Adam Beyer, Loco Dice, Ricardo Villlalobos, Dixon, Marcel Dettman, Ben Klock, Carl Cox, Nina Kraviz, Solomun and Chris ... Read more

The Social Festival 2016: 5 Acts To Watch

It’s quickly approaching, 9&10 September’s The Social Festival at the Kent County Showgrounds. The event, which is organized from Saved! Records founder and DJ veteran himself Nic Fanciulli sees a who’s who of dance music masters, past and present, decent to its grounds. With such a stacked lineup we thought we’d take the opportunity to check out who we’re most excited to see (although #1 is kind of a no brainer) Sasha & Digweed [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/mark-h-4/sasha-john-digweed-delta-heavy-tour-miami-arena-2002″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] What can we say here? It’s Sasha & Digweed, the original DJ duo and international back 2 back champions. ... Read more

What Dance Did Right: The Social Festival Fundraises For Autism

Coming in fast with its fourth instalment, The Social Festival already features a heavyweight lineup across its two days. As if the likes of Sasha & Digweed, Carl Cox, Laurent Garnier, Solomun, and others weren’t incentive enough to support the event, The Social Festival has also launched a GoFundMe campaign, specifically to raise money for autism research. Fundraising for The Quest School, which aids children suffering from autism to develop the skills through Applied Behavior Analysis, The Social Festival looks to raise some¬†raise ¬£10,000, and has been created in conjunction with Guy Gerber, and you can donate HERE. For those ... Read more

The Social Festival Rounds Out Lineup With Loco Dice & Goldie

September’s Social Festival have unveiled the final names to be added to their already stacked lineup of industry heavyweights and they do not disappoint. Joining the likes of Sasha & Digweed, Laurent Garnier, Carl Cox, and (way) more, will be two living legends of dance. First up, representing the sounds of Desolat will be the one and only Loco Dice, who will be providing an extended set. Secondly, Drum & Bass legend (and Order of the British Empire member) Goldie. Goldie will join fellow D&B legends Roni Size & High Contrast on Sunday, 10 September, while Loco Dice joins the ... Read more