Tag: The Social

DHL Mix #196 By Mark Fanciulli

Mark Fanciulli is an innovative and forward thinking producer whose dexterity and creativity behind the decks have made him a much desired DJ around the world since his 2011 debut. Inhabiting a space between House and Techno, Mark’s music fills and never fail to make floors move, whether playing to thousands, enchanting underground or breaking new ground. Here, this sound is on full display as Mark brings a special LIVE recorded mix from Source Bar (ahead of Fatboy Slim). On the mix, Mark says: “The warm up is something I rarely get to do but I always relish the opportunity ... Read more

Interview: Butch

A veteran of Moon Harbour, Visionquest, Hot Creations, Desolat, Watergate, Rekids and others, Berlin’s Butch is not a man interested in a single musical community. Despite this impressive (snapshot of a) discography, Butch maintains himself to be DJ than Producer, which has led him as far as US, Korea, Spain, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and the UK. His constant drive to deliver on the dancefloor, having recently launched a Watergate residency – Down The Rabbit Hole. Next month, 29-30 September, Butch will also join festivities at the fifth annual The Social Festival, where he will join The Meadow stage on ... Read more

The Social Adds Nina Kraviz, Heidi, Nick Curly To Fifth Edition Lineup

The UK’s premiere boutique House and Techno festival, The Social, has added a slew of names to its landmark fifth edition lineup, going down 29-30 September at the Kent County Showgrounds. Joining the already announced names of The Martinez Brothers, Black Coffee, Guy Gerber, and Carl Cox, will be a new handful of the world’s best. Amongst them are Nina Kraviz and Heidi, as well as leading lights from the world of underground electronic music, Terry Francis and Function, who will hadle duties on the brand new Fabric hosted stage ‘The Barn’. The Social’s “Meadow” stage will be hosted by ... Read more

Sustainable, Local-Minded Festival ‘The Social’ To Kick Off Third Edition

On the 12th of September, the third edition of discerned boutique festival ‘The Social’ will take place in Kent. Located just a few kilometers shy of London at the beautiful Mote Park (formerly the location for Radio One’s Big Weekend 2008), The Social is brought together by Nic Fanciulli’s Saved Record. The area has been served up its fair share of quality dance music over the years through the much-loved Saved parties. Now, for its star-struck third instalment, The Social (which has a strict 25+ age policy) promises to go through lengths once more to safeguard the festival production from the wasteful excesses common to most festivals – ... Read more

Exclusive Interview: Ben Pearce

You should all be well aware of Ben Pearce, the Manchester-based artist who exploded on to the scene with one of the biggest tracks in recent times, ‘What I Might Do’, which was so big that Tesco snapped it up for one of their television advertisements. Of course, he is not a one-hit wonder nor is he one of those producer-turned-DJ types who can’t really handle a set of decks. Ben has been DJing for a long while, for five years before he made it big in fact, and he runs his own label, Purp & Soul, as well as ... Read more