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Perks Of The Park: FABRICLIVE

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Any visitor to London has to spend at least one night boogying down at the iconic Fabric nightclub. To revel in the recent salvation of Fabric from the brink of permanent closure by the powers above, we couldn’t think of anyone better to host a stage at one of the nations biggest parties. Helping us to celebrate such an iconic club, are some of the finest underground music artists, many of whom have been blessed enough to release a legendary FABRICLIVE compilation. Welcome back, FABRICLIVE.

Now we’ve listened to what you had to say last year and we know that sound quality is a huge part of the whole festival experience. Taking that on board, We’ve implemented special measures, and Fabric will now be bringing their room two Pioneer Pro Audio sound system for a bass overload that will make the FABRICLIVE stage naughtier than Theresa May running through a field of wheat.

 

My Nu Leng & Dread MC

The duo behind FABRICLIVE.86 and another Bristolian pairing smashing the underground scene not just in the UK but worldwide. Drawing influences from across the electronic music spectrum it is hard to pinpoint their sound to a specific genre, so expect a diverse set but guarantees of heavy drops and huge bass. Dread MC joins the pair onstage and having experienced their previous sets together, it will definitely be one of the parties of the summer.

The Return of Clipz

Hospital are thrilled to announce that the legendary Clipz will be returning for Hospitality in the Park. Having found commercial success under alias Redlight, Clipz is going back to his DnB and jungle roots to help us celebrate this year’s Hospitality in the Park. This set will be only one of two appearances for Clipz this summer, so this is one not to be missed.

Benton

When I think of Benton, I can think of no better person who fits the dark and minimal 140 sound. High profile releases on Loefah’s Swamp81 label, travel to any city with a thriving underground music scene and his name will definitely pop up on a flyer somewhere.

Calibre & DRS

A drum & bass legend straight outta Belfast and curator of FABRICLIVE.68, Calibre has been a key player in the scene for over 20 years now. His own Signature Recordings has released some of the finest DnB, complete with beautiful melodic patterns and an unmistakeable sound. No doubt he is one of the biggest names in drum and bass. Jumping on stage with Calibre is one of our favourite MCs: DRS. You will not be disappointed.

Caspa

One of dubstep’s biggest names, who could ever forget his remix of TC’s Where’s My Money? King of the wobble and FABRICLIVE.37 representative Caspa is making his Hospitality in the Park debut this year. Having had a high-flying career touring all corners of the world and having music featured on Hollywood blockbusters and remixing everyone from Depeche Mode to Deadmau5 and Ludacris, he comes back to his hometown of London for what will be a set to cherish on the FABRICLIVE stage.

Chimpo b2b Sam Binga featuring Trigga

Famous for his part in Manchester crew Levelz and unmistakeable voice, Chimpo heading behind the decks to be joined by top-knot sporting Bristol DJ Sam Binga. Trigga MC will be taking to the stage for a set that is sure to be packed to the brim with bouncey bass-heavy half-time.

Critical Soundsystem Presents: Mefjus, Kasra & Mantmast

Having smashed their set last year with Emperor, Critical boss and FABRICLIVE.62 selector Kasra is joined yet again by Austrian neuro heavyweight and my personal favourite Mefjus, for what will certainly be one of the heaviest sets at the park this year. These two neuro icons take to the FABRICLIVE stage having just released their Decyfer / Conversion EP together.

Skepsis

Undoubtedly the new face of the UK bass scene. Skepsis has helped revitalise bassline music in recent months and let’s be honest, he will be one of the filthiest acts you will see all day. At only 21, this is a DJ at just the start of his career and with support from the likes of Rinse FM, is destined for great things.

FABRICLIVE Residents:

Blazey Bodynod

Our first FABRICLIVE resident is big name around Bristol, Blazey Bodynod. A true pioneer of bass music in the South West’s biggest city and one of the most respected promoters on the circuit, anyone whose been to a Bodynod show knows the score.

Skankandbass

With well over 60,000 subscribers on YouTube and a dedicated following on social media where he routinely promotes the best new DnB, Skankandbass is the second resident of our FABRICLIVE stage. He’s got some special stuff in store for the Park believe us…

It’s without a doubt that every single one of this exalted figures of bass music will be bringing the fire to the FABRICLIVE stage, and with a huge Pioneer sound system, what more could you ask for. So if you haven’t got one already, grab yourself a ticket so you don’t suffer severe FOMO.

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Words Viv Beech

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Posted 24th August 2017 in Blog, Features

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PERKS OF THE PARK: Live Acts

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Not only is our Hospitality In The Park line-up jam packed with the best DJs in the scene, we’ve also booked a whole load of live acts for you lovely people to enjoy. For some they’ve been performing live for some time and for others it’s a brand new debut show specially for us! Here’s a closer look at each of them…

 

The London Elektricity Big Band

(featuring Liane Carroll, Emer, Dynamite and a 12-piece brass band)

On the Hospitality stage our head honcho is back in the live game but this time it’s bigger than ever before. Joined by his original vocalist, the wonderful Liane Carroll, The London Elektricity Big Band also features vocals from the gorgeous Emer Dineen. From Riot Jazz, London Elek will be joined incredible 12-piece brass band from Manchester will make up the core of the performance with Hospital veteran Dynamite MC on hosting duties.

 

The Erised

Next up, joining us for their premiere UK appearance are The Erised. Hot off Med School’s roster, this five piece band have built up a huge following in Ukraine and it’s no surprise they caught our eye. Catch their spine tingling performance in September on the Soul In Motion Meets Med School stage. If you’re keen to find out more, have a read of ‘Perks of the Park: The Erised’.

 

Frederic Robinson

Bringing his unique live show to the Soul In Motion Meets Med School stage will be Frederic Robinson. It really is a set to behold, complete with keyboard, midi-controllers and a Monophonic Bass Synthesizer this guy brings a whole new level to the electronic live set.

 

The Mouse Outfit

Made up of a production team and nine piece hip hop band, The Mouse Outfit have been making waves in their scene now for over eight years. Lyrical acrobatics, stunning samples and the smoothest of beats make up their live show be sure to catch them at Dub Phizix and Strategy’s Well Good Do.

 

Gentleman’s Dub Club

Coming to the park with their dub, ska, roots reggae vibes are the nine piece band from Leeds – Gentleman’s Dub Club. They’ve built a reputation on their high energy heavyweight sound, with their shows often ending in a frenzied mosh pit. Live effects and mixing top it all off making this larger than life stage presence a must see on the Hospitality stage!

 

DRS

One of drum and bass’ most talented rappers, DRS is bringing his lyrical craft to the Dub Phizix and Strategy’s Well Good Do at Hospitality in the Park this September. Boasting an impressive career in the scene, Estate Recordings’ main man has shown over the years that he has a talent for writing, singing, rapping and an unrivalled ability to hold a crowd in the palm of his hand.

 

Jenna & The G’s

Responsible for some of the most recognised vocals in drum and bass, Jenna G has worked with countless producers throughout her impressive career. Going back to her roots, the stunning vocalist has teamed up with 8 Gold Rings for a live show packed with her eclectic releases past, present and future. These guys will be lighting up the Dub Phizix and Strategy’s Well Good Do Stage, be sure to pay them a visit!

As well as all those amazing live performances, we’ve also lined up an incredible amount of DJ sets and that all important delicious food to keep you all energised throughout the day! It’s going to be one to remember, the full line up is now up on the Facebook event. Tickets available via the link below!

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Words by Sarah Hancock

Posted 27th June 2016 in Blog, Features

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