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FRI 2 FEB

Hotel Pelirocco

DJs from Vanishing Point, Mirage and The Big Itch are gathering together to create an exciting night where anything goes! Launching at the infamous Hotel Pelirocco, (conveniently after the January detoxes), INTER-MISSION brings together three of Brighton’s most eclectic promoters and DJs for a free evening of aural delights, from electro and acid house, to new wave and italo disco. Joining from The Big Itch, who eagerly rock Green Door Store with party platters ranging from early up-tempo blues and risqué R&B, is Stace. Representing Mirage, purveyors of the finest Italo spaghetti disco, blazing Hi-NRG and spacey synth vibes, is Matthew Balaam. Clara S will be flying the flag for Vanishing Point, who regular parties at Patterns with the best underground electronica, house and techno. If you like any of those nights, you’ll love INTER-MISSION. If not, then let them change your mind…

 

BAUTerry Farley HOUSE LAUNCH PARTY

SAT 3 FEB

Bau Wow Club

Bau Wow are launching a night of all things house with support from some of Brighton’s finest DJs. Adds a statement of intent, they’re bringing in one of UK music’s true innovators – Terry Farley. When it comes to club culture, he’s been there, done it and bought the 12-inch. Partly responsible for the first article ever written about acid house, he enjoyed astonishing success in the ‘90s. Part of the Boy’s Own and Junior Boy’s Own collectives, he helped discover the likes of Andrew Weatherall, The Chemical Brothers, Underworld and X-Press 2, all while maintaining a notable production career with Pete Heller. As a true cornerstone of London’s modern house music scene, he’s going to be showing Brighton how it’s done.

 

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WAZE ODYSSEY PRESENTS HEIDI

Sat 3 Feb

The Arch 

Street Tracks; head honchos Wake & Odyssey launch their three-show mini-series at The Arch with a proper cracker… Jackathon supremo Heidi has made an undeniable impact on the house scene over the last ten years. Moving from Canada to London in 2000, she began honing her craft and deep expertise. By 2008 she was playing for BBC Radio 1, and wowing crowds around the world. A year later she was throwing Jackathon parties everywhere, inviting peers and inspirations like Richie Hawtin, Soul Clap, Solomun, Maceo Plex, Nicolas Jaar and Derrick Carter to share special musical moments with her. Whether playing at Exit, rocking her Ibiza residency, or showing Berlin how it’s done Heidi is out to share the magic.

 

10 YEARS OF FREERANGE’ & FOUNDATIONS - Credit Patterns Brighton

10 YEARS OF FREERANGE’ & FOUNDATIONS

Fri 9 Feb 

Patterns

It’s been quite a journey over the years for Freerange. From their inception in Oxford at the O2 Academy and The Cellar from 2008 onwards, to their spiritual home in Brighton at Sticky Mike’s and then Patterns from 2013, onto a second home in Bristol in 2015. To celebrate, they’re running ten events in ten different cities over a 10-week period. Heading up the bill the Brighton is one of dubstep’s lynchpins, Deep Medi label boss and one half of DMZ – Mala. Joining him is Joker, another seminal dubstep artist who absolutely shut it down in September when he last came to Patterns, he’s being paired with Flirta D Is hitting the line-up is Riz La Teef, making this celebration very special indeed.

 

Bad Dog - SeamusHaji-1500x1500BAD DOG & JEEPERS!

Sat 10 Feb

Bau Wow Club

Bad Dog Club and Jeepers! Music team up for their first event of the year at Brighton’s best new club – Bau Wow. Located in the heart of Brighton, the new venue is fast becoming one of the city’s leading music venues, with a state-of-the art sound system, a great dance-floor space, two bars and a cool seating area. Northern Ireland’s premier house music DJ Jay Kay flies in from Belfast to co-headline the event along with Brighton’s own superstar Seamus Haji. Jeepers! main-man Nick Hook and two of Brighton’s Italian imports Lidia De Luca and Ago De Felice complete a top line-up of DJs celebrating the new compilation album – This Is Jeepers! Music.

 

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GILLES PETERSON

Sat 10 Feb

Patterns

DJ, broadcaster, producer, compiler, label boss, record collector, and festival curator – the many venerable titles of Gilles Peterson. From regularly spinning records at UK clubs like the late Plastic People, the master selector’s tastes cover everything from jazz amd soul to acid house and hip-hop, coming as no surprise from a man who owns 50,000 records. With the icon currently holding down a residency at Phonox, seeing Worldwide FM attain far-reaching acclaim to finding time for the position as creative director of WeTransfer, Gilles remains very much with his finger on the pulse of worldwide music culture.

 

FULL FAT: HARRY SHOTTA SHarry ShottaHOW

Thurs 15 Feb

The Arch 

Another Drum & Bass heavyweight is heading to The Arch this month. Officially the ‘Best Lyrical MC’ and world recordbreaking fastest rhymer, Harry Shotta is now enjoying true global popularity, playing across Europe, Russia and Australia. He’s also had a hand in London’s first Drum & Bass Rave on its Underground. The Bakerloo line was treated to a moving full on party, a video of which has already acquired seven million views. One of the most gifted, prolific and versatile MC’s in the UK, his Harry Shotta Show has been firing up clubs and massive festival stages everywhere in the last couple of years. Expect breakthrough treats and lightningfast lyrics with flawless delivery.

 

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MALL GRAB

Sat 17 Feb

Patterns

Embarking on a mammoth 18 date run of the best dancing spots around, Mall Grab is inviting along talented artists for the ride on this aptly named ‘Non-Stop Feeling’ tour. Relatively new to the scene, but not to be underestimated, 22-year-old Grab is breaking all kinds of moulds on his rapid rise to recognition on the world stage. His sound has been described as ‘mildly celestial “hella stoned” introspections that pay homage to old Three 6 Mafia mixtapes as much as more recent astral experiences in house and techno.’ Joining him is DJ/ Producer Salary Boy, who hit the scene when his track The Illusion was included in Mall Grab’s acclaimed FACT mix back in April.

 

RICK AND MORTY’S HOUSE PARTYRick And Morty - by Jay Jackson

Fri 23 Feb

Komedia

Join the folks at Komedia Brighton once again to celebrate everybody’s favourite multidimensional duo – Rick and Morty! Why do you party? TO GET RIGGITY RIGGITY WRECKED SON! Fancy dress is strongly encouraged and there’s even a £50 bar tab for the best costume. The last event saw a whole host of your favourite characters re-created such as Mr Meeseeks, robot-hybrid Snuffles and Ma-Sha, alongside plenty of Rick and Morty’s from a whole variety of realies. Episodes of the show will be playing all night plus there’ll be Turbulent Juice cocktails on offer as well as drinks deals all night. Come and get schwifty! This is a fan run event.

 

SHANTI CELESTE

SHANTI CELESTE

Sat 24 Feb

Patterns

After eight memorable ‘Curated by’ dates with Bradley Zero and Avalon Emerson this year, in 2018 Patterns hand the reins to Shanti Celeste and Mr Bongo to work some magic. Shanti’s ‘Curated by’ series will see a blurring of the boundaries between techno, house, reggae, soul and disco, creating a welcoming rave environment for all. Her four parties will draw inspiration from her very own ‘Peach Discs’ label, inviting artists, friends and Brighton selectors to curate the sound and vibe. From tweaks to the lighting to collaborating with local creatives, record shop in-store sessions to DJ/production workshops, we’ll be taking the series in and out of the club context on each occasion.

 

 

Also recommended…

ULTIMATE POWER

Fri 2 Feb

Komedia

RAVER TOTS

Sat 3 Feb

Komedia
JUNGLE MAINA

Sat 17 Feb

The Arch

DISCIPLES

Sat 10 Feb

The Arch

DJ REBEL GIRL

Fri 16 Feb

Marlborough Pub

THE KEMPTOWN CARNIVAL BOTANICAL BALL

Fri 16 Feb

Komedia

WAH W/ CAUSE & AFFECT

Fri 16 Feb

The Arch

SPELLBOUND

SAat 17 Feb

Komedia

HOTTER THAN JULY!

Fri 23 Feb

Komedia

TAKE 3RD BIRTHDAY WITH SAM DIVINE

Sat 24 Feb

The Arch

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