Friday 23 3 2018
23:00:00 - 01:30:00(Brussels (BE)) - dj
Kiosk radio founder and most smiling promotor.
After having changed many lives and jobs, from the Republic of San Marino to New York, Brighton, Sidney and Lusaka, Boochie "found himself" in Brussels.
His sets are a clear product of his wanderlust. Get ready for a journey into sounds of every style, decade and origin, connected by one only rationale: the groove.
01:30:00 - 03:30:00(Aalst (BE)) - dj
Industrial cities, especially those in decay, tend to play host to a melting pot of electronic musicians. As so in the city of Aalst (Belgium), a former textile giant, where Thomas Blanckaert kickstarted a music escapade as Innershades a few years ago. In little time his tracks were picked up by prominent record labels such as Crème Organization, Pinkman and Hot Haus Records, many of which are now of cult notoriety.
Strongly influenced by the pioneers of Chicago & Detroit, Thomas created a sound of his own with dynamic productions ranging from raw house and techno workouts to melodic electro gems. A similar eclecticism can be found in his DJ sets which brim with enigmatic selections that will prick the ears of any avid identifier. Needless to say, with productions celebrated by tastemakers worldwide, Innershades is one of Belgium's most exciting new exports.
03:30:00 - 06:00:00(Brussels (BE)) - dj
Bruce Botnik was born in the cold winter of 1985 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where his father at the time was doing research on Polyvinylchloride. From his mother, the famous hippie model Sky Larissa Evans, he inherited the love for music and single malt bourbon.
At the age of only ten, Bruce played the cello, bass drum and the piano, in which he excelled. In doing so, the Queen of England invited him to play Dvorak on her birthday party at Buckingham Palace. When asked for a comment, Bruce stated: "She's a MILF." On October 6th 1998 at about 4 a.m. after witnessing a Dj Derek gig, the thirteen year old Bruce Botnik started dj-ing on the beer-drenched pick-up in a nearby striptease bar his oncle owned.
Growing older and more skilled, he exchanged his public of strippers and transvestites for steaming parties all over Europe. Mixing electro with EBM, rave, dubstep and the Doors, Bruce enjoys setting a dancefloor on fire as much as making analogue pictures of old people and genitals. He needs no more than a bottle and a decent blowjob to stirr up a crowd with pounding sweaty music.
Let's make our biography together.
01:00:00 - 05:00:00(New York (USA)) - dj
New York based DJ and producer LSDXOXO is working hard to build a name for himself beyond the underground. He's been described as "deliciously confrontational", and with projects like Whorecore, voted one of FACT Mag's 50 Best Albums of the Year, or Fuck Marry Kill (released via GHE20G0TH1K) one could understand why.
He's garnered attention for his wild manipulation of mainstream sounds, often applying sex positive narratives to pop culture. With a debut LP to be released via GHE20G0TH1K on the way, as well as an ever-growing global fanbase, LSDXOXO is eager to push his narrative and agenda even further.
01:00:00 - 03:30:00(Brussels (BE)) - dj
AAguilAA is a Lisbon and Brussels based DJ playing dirty disco, acid house and raw techno, collecting vinyls since 1995.
Playing in bars and basements, from private parties to events in metro stations, including Paris, Milan, Vienna etc.
03:30:00 - 05:30:00(Amsterdam (NL)) - dj
Juju & Jordash
There is no live act as spontaneous and distinctive as Juju & Jordash. Made up of Gal Aner and Jordan Czamanski, the pair use house and techno as a starting point to launch off into the unknown. Rather than triggering pre-made loops or replaying studio works, they are completely free to create on the fly, cook up drum beats, jam out chords and melodies and take their sound wherever they feel fit. From be-bop to acid, dub to disco, they are well versed in many musical languages so often come up with their own distinctive conversations that are musically unique as well as dizzyingly versatile.
The electronic duo do so all over North America, Japan and Europe’s key clubs like Robert Johnson, Panorama Bar and Fabric. They also play cult events like Freerotation next to forward thinking arts gatherings like Mutek. As well as this, they have close ties with the Dekmantel family, are residents at their many shows and festivals around the world, and are core producers who release plenty of material on the esteemed label having produced its first ever release. When performing, Juju & Jordash favour a hands on approach that allows them to improvise, manipulate and hypnotise with pumping club sounds or sit down ambient alike, often with a mix of synths, drum machines, guitars and effects units. As DJs, too, they blend many different styles into eclectic selections that keep the energy flowing on the dance floor. “Jazz definitely influences what we do, but more in the attitude than the actual notes we play.”
In the studio they are just as unpredictable, often losing themselves in the moment and going wherever the mood and the music takes them. It has resulted in three landmark albums on Dekmantel, as well as curveball EPs like Unleash the Golem Part 1 on Golf Channel that explored darker and more experimental sounds, which was also part of a soundtrack to the silent film Der Golem. Add into this a still stunning debut on Psycohstasia and other notable outings on labels like Rush Hour, Ostgut Ton and Future Times next to an array of vital remixes, and you have a rightfully revered discography.
On top of all this, the duo frequently link with David “Move D” Moufang for highly in demand live shows as Magic Mountain High. Their collaboration has resulted in a live album on the acclaimed German label Workshop, as well as three other EPs, one of which was released on Czamanski’s own record label, Off Minor. It is fair to say, then, that few acts push the boundaries and breach new musical ground as freely and ably as this essential partnership.