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Fiercely funky house and proud of it…
…and it’s our second birthday too!
UP^^ – Turnmills – Saturday, 23rd September 2006
StoneBridge / Knee Deep / Ben Dela-Peña (resident) / Lee Jarvis / DeanJay
Herd & Fitz / Hot & Spicy featuring John Paul / Nick Hudson / Giro / Steve Rothery / Blondie & Kevin T B2B
Kriss Darang vs Jnr J / DIRTYdubbin featuring Sleazy-G & Gavin Bellis B2B / Bumpy & Bones / Chef / Sweet Sarah
Tongue-in-Cheek featuring Billy Gonzalez / Blondie / Cooley / Glu / Luke Danger / Oliver James / Relux
Turnmills, 63b Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5NP
22:00-06:00 / £15 before midnight / more after
Tickets £12 in advance from www.ticketweb.co.uk / 08700 600 100
For more information call 020 7247 4121 or visit www.turnmills.co.uk/up
Following a series of rockin’ parties over the last two years at venues like Egg, the Ministry of Sound and the White House, UP^^ returns to their spiritual home of Turnmills for their second birthday party and it looks set to be very special night. It was back in March that UP^^ firmly established itself as London’s hottest new house event with Shapeshifters, Full Intention and the Trophy Twins giving the UP^^ faithful the night of their lives. Now we’re back on Saturday, September 23rd to do it all over again with our infectious brand of fiercely funky house that’s all about big basslines, driving dirty house grooves and those special hands-in-the-air moments. It’s going to be proper, as they say.
Once again we’re planning a party of epic proportions and an all-star line-up has been assembled for the UP^^ second birthday. Headlining in the main room will be StoneBridge who hasn’t played much in London recently which makes September 23rd even more special and the former Hed Kandi favourite is itching to get back behind the decks at Turnmills. StoneBridge is the man behind floor-filling house anthems like ‘Put ‘Em High’ and ‘Take Me Away’ which were both Top 10 UK hits, and the Stockholm-based DJ and producer put Sweden on the dance music map long before the current Swedish house mafia came along. Most recently he’s been working on his second artist album as well as releasing a double mix CD, ‘The Flavour The Vibe’, remixing everyone from Armand van Helden to Jewel and signing new artists to his Stoney Boy Music label. This boy’s on fire in other words and you can expect to hear a crop of exclusive new tracks as part of his set.
Joining StoneBridge will be Knee Deep, another of Europe’s most prolific production and remix outfits. The Hamburg-based duo of Sebastian Döring and Thorsten Friese, otherwise known as Superbird and Toddie, are highly respected among clubbers, critics and fellow DJs alike – check out their reworking of Afro Medusa’s ‘Pasilda’, in particular – and you can expect to hear a masterclass in house music. Closing the night will be UP^^ resident and the man behind Zipcode, Ben Dela-Peña with his trademark bumpy, chunky and dirty house beats tinged with a soulful flavour and an electro edge – keep your eye on this guy, he’s one of the hottest young talents around. Getting the party started right, meanwhile, will be Lee Jarvis, the Moochin head honcho and all-round gentleman around town, with jackin’ grooves of the highest order, and another young gun DeanJay from the Hot & Spicy crew. This line-up has been put together with one aim in mind – maximum dancefloor pressure!
There’s also something pretty special over in T2 with Hot & Spicy, one of London’s finest party crews, at the helm. Joining them will be Herd & Fitz who have just mixed the Ibiza-drenched ‘Subliminal Sunsets’ compilation for Erick Morillo’s label. Jason Herd and Jon Fitz are hot, hot, hot right now and if you think ‘I Just Can’t Get Enough’ was an anthem just wait till they drop their latest dancefloor bombs. With John Paul, Nick Hudson, Giro and Steve Rothery, plus Blondie and Kevin T playing back-to-back, representing Hot & Spicy you just know it’s going to rock in there and these guys have one of the most loyal crowds around.
UP^^ is all about the best new talent London has to offer too and that’s why we’ve chosen Kriss Darang vs Jnr J to headline the third room. The Just the One? residents are among the most popular DJs in town right now and their recent single, ‘Twisted’, has put them on the production map. Expect pumpin’ electro house action of the highest order as they join forces with DIRTYdubbin featuring Sleazy-G and Gavin Bellis playing back-to-back, Bumpy & Bones, Chef and Sweet Sarah. You can expect things to get pretty damn lively.
Finally, we welcome Tongue-in-Cheek back to the party. They did us proud back in March and this time around they’ll be making the upstairs Topfloor space their own for a night of tough and dirty electro house. Billy Gonzalez, Blondie, Cooley, Glu, Luke Danger, Oliver James and Relux will be your selectors.
So there you have it. UP^^ is back and back in style. It’s our birthday too and we’re going to party just the way we want to with a superb night of musical entertainment and house music at its very finest. Anyone who was at our recent UP^^ Summer Session smash-and-grab raid at the White House in Clapham will know UP^^ is not for wallflowers!
All in all, this promises to be a night to remember as UP^^ and Turnmills join forces for a night of freshest, sexiest and downright fiercest funky house around. We’ll get the champagne on ice, so all you need to do is dress up to get down, slip on your dancing shoes and make your way to the front. The only way is UP^^, baby… Dress to flirt!
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