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Best of Brighton’s Clubbing – April 2017

KLAX ON SAFARI
Fri 7 April
Patterns

KlaxThis noisy local trio have produced a serious amount of studio magnificence recently, and now Klax are throwing an extra special bash. Donning some splendid animal costumes, these three jungle heroes are getting ready to tear up the dancefloor alongside friends Breakage, MC Skydro, Sam Binga and Redders. To add to the safari theme, there might be some free animal masks to grab.

Some of Brighton’s most talented graffiti artists will also doing a spot of impromptu art. Clubbers will have the chance to win a one-of-a-kind canvas that will probably be worth millions on eBay. This is the kind of soirée which will pass into legend. Like Tarzan, only with a better snare sound.

PABLO DI$COBAR PRESENT: CARNIVAL CARNAGE
Fri 7 April
MONO

Pablo DiscobarA sprawling collective of DJs, producers and multimedia artists, Pablo Di$cobar share a love for tropical rhythms and global beats with a firm basis of modern festival culture. Carnival Carnage will be a visual experience through multimedia. Mixing vintage sounds with modern production, expect a musical journey from Peruvian psychedelic Chicha and Nigerian acid boogie to Mexican and Colombian electro Cumbia and Blakan Bass Beats.

They’re assembling a truly Brighton-based line-up that will make everyone twerk and shake, including OT4KU, Iain Dub, YES MEL!!, Evad and Men behaving Jihadly, with decor by Something Groovy. It’ll inspire you to get your mambo arms on, don tropical fruit head dresses and break out the Hawaiian shirts – anything goes this time!

GRIN
Thurs 13 April
Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar

Let us tell you about the good old days, only back then everybody wasn’t very old, they certainly weren’t being very good and it was all about the nights. Around the turn of the millennium, Grin offered up a choon-heavy ‘90s diet of hard house, techno, and excellent people. Now this fab underground party is back after a lengthy hiatus to shower you with bouncy hoover-heavy Easter goodness and a classic track or two.

Keeping it hyped are DJs Cec, Krunchie, Wort, Jude and Laylah, with a few surprises and a little Easter egg hunt to ease you into the fun. Throw in some quality tuneage and a full four days to recover, and you’ve got the best motherfunkin’ weekend of the year completely sorted.

DJ SEINFELD
Sat 15 April
Patterns

DJ SEINFELDMarine Parade’s finest venue keeps on pressing the ‘quality’ button, launching another season of forward-thinking acts – this time receiving a visit from Swedish house producer, DJ Seinfeld. With a heavy emphasis on emotive vibes as opposed to navel-gazing trainspotting, he rocks any floor blessed with his music. So, prepare that sweaty body for a barrage of vibrant and emotional dance music

Resolutely lo-fi, but full of joy and honesty, Seinfeld is one of the most promising DJ/producers in Europe right now. From swing-yer-pants quality house music to soul-lifting heartfelt bangers, this will be one to remember. Rounding off this massive line-up are DJ Donga, Pépe, Ollie Terrey B2B Nosebone, and Gardenn with Caldera, Barney Whittaker and William Wiffen.

RE-LOVED
Sat 22 April
MONO

Re-Love - FingermanSeamus Haji presents a whole new night of boogie, disco and deep grooves. Famous for boogie & disco-inspired house cuts on his Big Love imprint and a host of iconic labels, over the last two years Haji has released a series of Re-Loved EPs and a compilation album out on Big Love. Now the Re-Loved sound heads to the city seafront, with some help from fellow Brightonian edit king Fingerman (above). Known for his highly credible Hot Digits label, his own productions have influenced some of the house scene’s biggest players. Feeling there was a gap in the market for their love of disco, these two connoisseurs have teamed up to host a whole night dedicated to the genre – totally Re-Loved for today’s dancefloor!

CHARLOTTE CHURCH’S LATE NIGHT POP DUNGEON
Fri 28 April
Concorde 2

Charlotte Church -_Credit_CARYS ELERIVoice of an angel – vocabulary of a navvy. Now we have the cheap gags out the way, let’s point out that Ms Church is one of the coolest people to ever grace the pop charts. Whether she’s giving evidence at the Leveson inquiry challenging noisy ignoramuses or weathering Twitter shit-storms, our money is always on her to come through shining.

But nobody dares question her when it comes to the crazy world of pop.  Now her Late Night Pop Dungeon concept rolls into town, as she and her ten-piece ultra-metronomic post-punk disco-R&B backing band take on some of the greatest tunes that time forgot. If you’re brave enough to enter her realm, you’d better bring those dancing shoes.

BERLIN
Fri 28 April
Green Door Store

Continuing their range of brilliant parties, Berlin return to GDS with an absolute stormer as they take a trip through the German capital’s music underground. Making the journey over is Swiss-born techno-head – Kellerkind, a regular fixture in Zurich and Berlin’s best clubs. He brings a powerful and impeccable style laced with his own soulful productions.

Joining him is Berlin-based audio explorer, Bruno Otranto and Lunar Transmissions presenter Henning Schmitz with superior swathes of techno, house and electro. Completing the line-up are Codesouth and Brap FM host (and twice winner of Brighton DJ of the Year) Lady Lola , who’ll be going B2B with fellow Codesouth host and Berlin resident POoK. You know this is going to rock…

ANJUNADEEP
Fri 28 April
Concorde 2

ANJUNADEEP - Way Out WestFounded in 2005 by Above & Beyond and James Grant, Anjunadeep provided an outlet for a deeper and more progressive end of this trio’s DJ sets. Since then they’ve become one of the dance music world’s most respected labels. They’ve also released chart-topping compilations and releases by some of the scene’s best artists.

In the past 12 months, the label’s parties have taken their special brand of timelessly soulful and melodic electronic music from North America and Goa to Tokyo, Moscow, Berlin, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Mexico. Now their first ever UK tour thrills six cities with some of their biggest names – and a new face or two. Hitting Brighton are Lane 8, Luttrell, Way Out West (Live) and Yotto. Not to be missed!

FREERANGE X WAH PRESENT: P Money / Kahn & Neek / Sir Spyro
Fri 28 April
The Arch

Freerange - P MoneyLanding in the city once again, Freerange Brighton and Worried About Henry are sorting out another colossal party. Not only will there be bass bangers by the barrow-load, this event also celebrates the release of P Money’s (above) Live And Direct album. His debut long-playing effort, it perfectly showcase the charged up and wide gamut of styles he embraces – including garage, dubstep and grime beats.

P Money’s witty lyrics, world-class flow and social conscious blows up the spot every time. Alongside him, bringing some of the best bassline, grime and UK garage in existence are Kahn & Neek, Sir Spyro, Illidge B2B Runchman and Charris b2b Spyers. Do we have your attention now?

FAT POPPADADDYS
Every Mon
The Haunt

DONUTS
Every Tues
Green Door Store

RUNWAY FRIDAYS
Every Fri
Shooshh

BOSSY
Fri 7 April
Green Door Store

HOLLABACK GIRLS
Fri 7 April
The Haunt

GARDENN
Sat 8 April
Komedia

EXTENDED & TRANCECODA PRESENT. GARETH EMERY
Thu 13 April
Concorde 2

SPELLBOUND
Sat 15 April
Komedia

BERLIN & DPM FREE BEACH PARTY
Sun 16 April
The View

BERLIN & SELADOR RECORDS BMC PARTY
Thurs 27 April
MONO

QUEEN BEY: BEYONCÉ PARTY
Fri 28 April
Komedia

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