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We’re very proud to say that the in-demand trio, Critical Sound System will be joining us for Hospitality In The Park on Saturday 24th September! Bringing the best the label has to offer will be owner and pioneer of the scene Kasra, drum and bass heavyweight Emperor and Austrian neuro prodigy Mefjus.
With over a decade of releases and esteemed club nights, the label has gone on to become one of the most highly regarded brands within underground drum and bass music. Boasting a worldwide following – driven by Kasra’s never ending quest to release the highest quality music – the future for the label is looking bright. All set to headline our Hospitality stage, be sure to bring your most hard-wearing raving shoes as these guys will have you all skanking like there’s no tomorrow.
Kasra is a London based producer who over the years has achieved incredible success not only with his renowned DJ sets and production skills but with his dedication to the homegrown label Critical Music. Widely regarded as being at the forefront of the modern underground scene, Kasra was awarded the honour of mixing FabricLive 62 back in 2012 which went on to be one of the most successful drum and bass albums of the year. His A&R skills have brought us the likes of Ivy Lab, Enei & Mefjus as well as the label’s illustrious residency at London’s most iconic club Fabric. As well as that, the label take over the Rinse FM studio once a month with their Critical Sound Show, have a listen to the latest edition with Hyroglifics and Dexta.
On the radar since 2011, Emperor has proved he’s a force to be reckoned with. Boasting releases on various labels including Inspected, Symmetry and Caliber Music. His debut release on Critical ‘Monolith’ saw massive success for the Lancashire born producer who went on to dominate the drum & bass charts and have his records played regularly by the likes of Andy C, Rockwell, Foreign Concept and countless other DJs around the world. His much anticipated debut album ‘Dispositions’ is scheduled for release on 16th May, check out the preview of ‘Made of Light’ featuring the bewitching vocals of Solah.
Austrian powerhouse Mefjus has earned a worldwide reputation for his futuristic trademark neurofunk. Since landing on the UK scene back in 2012, he has continuously set the standard for flawless production and hair-raising DJ sets. He caught the eye of Critical boss Kasra in 2013, who immediately took him under his wing and signed him to the label. More recently his debut album ‘Emulation” was awarded Album Of The Year in 2015 at the Drum&Bass Arena awards paving the way for a promising future for the young producer. His latest venture sees him featuring on Current Value’s new album, check out a preview of their chaotic collaboration ‘Senescence’.
Words by Sarah Hancock
After what feels like forever, we’re finally back at our spiritual home the O2 Academy Brixton tomorrow night with one of our biggest line-ups ever!
Below is all of the information you’ll need including set times, the new merchandise that’s available, artist signing times and travel information.
Please note this is an 18+ only event. The O2 Academy Brixton implement a very strict no ID, no entry policy. You MUST provide a valid form of ID to gain entry (PASS cards, passport or driving licence). The venue hold the right to refuse entry. Please respect the venue and their staff.
You may have also heard about our brand new festival happening in Finsbury Park on Saturday 24th September. We’ll have tickets for Hospitality In The Park available for £32.50 at the Hospital Shop stand all night, as well as an exclusive on-the-night offer for 1 ticket and a t-shirt of your choice for just £35!
There will also be artist signings throughout the night at the Hospital Shop, check the times below to make sure you don’t miss your favourite!
O2 Academy Brixton
211 Stockwell Road
The nearest Overground train station is Brixton railway station on Atlantic Road (via staircases). It’s on the Chatham main line (London Victoria to Orpington), operated by Southeastern trains and typically has trains running every 15 minutes in both directions during operational hours – but it’s always best to check running times before you travel.
Accessible facilities at Brixton railway station are limited, so please head to Southeastern for more details before you travel.
The nearest London Underground stations are:
Brixton (on the Victoria Line and about 800 metres away)
Stockwell (on the Victoria and the Northern Line and is about 1,400 metres away
Plan your journey HERE.
Every London bus route is wheelchair accessible, with automatic ramps and designated wheelchair spaces.
The following bus stops are available nearby:
B (Stockwell Road) for Peckham (345), Tooting (333), Crystal Palace (322) and Norwood (2 and 196)
D (Brixton Road) for Marble Arch (159) Oxford Circus (109), Piccadilly (3) and King’s Cross (59)
E (Brixton Road) to Liverpool Street station (133) and Old Ken Road (415)
F (Brixton Road) for Tulse Hill (415), Mitcham and Bromley (355), Crystal Palace (3)
G (Brixton Road) to Streatham (59 and159 and 133), Croydon (109) and Morden (118)
Night buses are also available from the following bus stops:
B (Stockwell Road) to Crystal Palace (N2), Peckham (N345)
D (Brixton Road) for Marble Arch (N159) and Oxford Circus (N109)
E (Brixton Road) for Liverpool Street station (N133)
F (Brixton Road) towards Bromley North (N3)
G (Brixton Road) for Croydon (N109 and N250) and Streatham (N159)
Remember that you can’t pay with cash on buses anymore, so don’t forget your Oyster Card/contactless bank card.
You can find and pre-book a minicab and find the cheapest fares with minicabit. In London, all black cabs are wheelchair accessible.
We also have a unique Uber code available for tomorrow night, use HOSPITALITYBRX when signing up for a free ride of up to £15.