Tag: We Are FSTVL

Regression Sessions Celebrates 5 Years With Season Full Of Festivals

Throughout the years, Regression Sessions’ brand of immersive interactive nightlife has grown in different stages into the production-heavy variation seen today. At Regression Sessions, for each theme, bespoke sets are built unique to its parties, complemented by a crack team of residents providing an exceptional House and Techno soundtrack. This spring/summer, the crew will celebrate 5 years with a string of festival appearances and dates across the UK, kicking of with its biggest party to date on April 13th at Bankside Vaults in London. Then, throughout May and June, they will touch down in Leeds, Manchester and Bristol too, with ... Read more

DHL Mix 119 By GW Harrison

Establishing himself as one of the key residents at one of the biggest parties of the year – Abode, a party built around its residents and their love for house and techno, he goes by the name of GW Harrison and George was always destined to be a DJ. His father played a vital part in the booming nineties UK rave scene and being surrounded by a household of music George W willingly took to the decks aged just 12 and picked up his first DJ residency in a club, aged 13. This year has been an extremely successful year ... Read more

Interview: MK

MK is an artist, producer, DJ, songwriter and an internationally respected name in the worlds of R&B and pop as well as Dance. As a teenager growing up in Detroit, MK was lucky enough to be befriended by one of the true Techno originators, Kevin Saunderson. Kevin became a mentor and big brother, giving Marc the keys to his already infamous, Detroit KMS Studios. During those early years, MK chose to follow the path of Producer/Artist over that of a DJ. Staying behind the scenes in the studio enabled him to hone his craft. One after the other, his productions ... Read more

Interview: Patrick Topping

Renowned for his ability to craft infectious, dancefloor-ready rhythms that first saw him championed by Hot Creations label boss Jamie Jones, Patrick Topping has found his ascension to the ranks of DJ elite rapid and lasting. Now 26 years old, Patrick first built a DJ career around playing at his own popular club night, Motion at Digital Newcastle where he booked and played alongside some of the biggest names in the business. First coming to the dance world’s attention with critically-acclaimed debut EP ‘Walk On’ via Hot Trax in 2013 – followed by equally successful follow up EP ‘Any Amounts’ ... Read more

Cristoph Gives Back To Fans With ’12 Days Of Cristoph’

The festive season is upon us, and Cristoph is back to spread the seasonal cheer amongst all you music aficionados out there. With a busy year on the road including tours through Asia and Australia, gracing the decks at numerous festivals (We Are FSTVL, DGTL, Snowbombing, & many more…), and the Amnesia Terrace, its safe to say that Cristoph has had a career highlight of a year. This holiday season, Cristoph looks to celebrate his successes and give back to those who have made the year what it was with another edition of ’12 Days of Cristoph’. In an advent calendar format, Cristoph ... Read more

UK Government Implements Blanket Ban On Nitrous & Other Legal Highs

Sellers of so-called legal highs, including NO2, and other psychoactive drugs could face up to seven years in prison under a tough new set of UK laws. Titled Under the Psychoactive Substances Bill, police will also be given sweeping new powers in shutting down websites that sell the substances, including the UK’s second most widely used recreational drug (after cannabis), Nitrous Oxide. The new legislation will aim to shut down 250 legal high ‘head shops’ in the UK, and the sale of NOS balloons falls under the blanket ban. Home Office policing minister Mike Penning says about the initiative,“The landmark Bill will ... Read more

We Are FSTVL Podcast #004 By Yaya

The festival season is fast approaching yet again, and one of the first (and biggest) events kicking off in the UK is We Are FSTVL. The festival is based in Upminster just on the outskirts of London and will be entering its third year in 2015. Just as we did last year, we’ve teamed up with the huge event to collaborate on a podcast series – the first of which comes from Desolat mainstay, Yaya. We couldn’t be more excited about this year’s We Are FSTVL, which will continue their impressive approach to large-scale electronic music events with an almighty ... Read more

Masters At Work added to Defected Stage at We Are FSTVL 2015

If there’s one act that truly embodies the house music we love here at Deep House London it’s Masters At Work. So when we heard they’d be appearing at We Are FSTVL this year in Defected’s arena, we couldn’t wait to share the news with you. Defected In The House host the 6,000 capacity Very Big Top arena at this year’s We Are FSTVL, with Masters At Work just added to a line-up that already includes Oliver Dollar, Noir, Sam Divine, Simon Dunmore, Sonny Fodera and Cristoph. Lil Louie Vega and Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzalez will definitely be one of the ... Read more

Party Tips: May 21 / 25

Guess what?… It’s another Bank Holiday in London! After this weekend’s amazingly sunny weather we’re keeping our fingers crossed for another scorching few days this Bank Hol, which will hopefully mean an unforgettable end of the month. Check out our party guide below for an extensive look at the weekend’s events, so much to choose from… it’s going to be a big one and the biggest party of all takes place at We Are FSTVL over in Essex, with after-parties galore in London after both Saturday and Sunday’s big events. More info here. Wednesday Summer Sessions At Number 90 The ... Read more

We Are FSTVL Podcast #003 By Shiba San

As a member of the infamous CUFF team Shiba San has become synonymous with that rugged, ghetto sound that represents CUFF and its owners Amine Edge & DANCE. Shiba comes from Paris (of course) where hip-hop was a strong influence to begin with, and that sound permeates through into the music he makes now with vocals and rough beats galore. Shiba has lent his talents to labels such as dirtybird, CUFF and he has also remixed Chris Malinchak’s awesome “So Good To Me”. His track “Okay” on dirtybird is killing it right now, and has been touted by many as ... Read more

Guide: Top 10 UK Festivals

Festival season is fast approaching with the long-established players mixing it up with some newcomers to present the UK with an unbelievable amount of choice. London has its fair share of music-based festivals this year, as always, while up and down the country there are countless events on offer – we’re spoilt for choice and some of you may be a little bit confused as to which to spend your hard-earned cash on, so we’ve compiled a list of 10 choice festivals to get stuck into this season… We Are FSTVL Last year We Are FSTVL announced themselves on the ... Read more

We Are FSTVL Podcast #002 By Jaymo & Andy George

Jaymo & Andy George are the duo in charge of this week’s killer podcast and again we’ve hooked up with our good friends at We Are FSTVL to share this new mix with the Deep House London gang. The boys have been whipping up a storm over the last few years, progressing from electro through to contemporary house sounds with their label Moda Black and associated parties helping to establish them as a reliable source of high quality house music. So having them drop a mix for us is quite an honour, especially since they’re ridiculously busy lads… The guys ... Read more

We Are FSTVL Podcast #001 By Tube & Berger

Last year’s biggest and best new electronic festival was undoubtedly We Are FSTVL, in fact it was such a success that it even picked up Best New Festival at the annual UK Festival Awards in January. This year they’re back with an even bigger event, which brings together a mind blowing array of artists from commercial acts like Fatboy Slim (who has his own stage) to techno giants like Carl Craig and Sven Vath. To get you in the mood we have this exclusive podcast from Tube & Berger, who appear on the We Are WHSE stage on the Sunday. ... Read more