The series, which takes place at an undisclosed East London location, will play host to a staggering array of labels and promoters at the forefront of contemporary dance music, and will run through to New Year’s day 2013.
The promoters, in collaboration with clothing brand Supremebeing, will also be offering up a limited edition range of T-shirts to commemorate the series. Further info and tickets for all nights can be found here and here. Full details of all 11 nights are as follows.
Opening proceedings tonight, Friday August 24, will be premier Berlin techno label Ostgut Ton, with appearances from label boss Nick Hoppner, Marcel Dettmann, Marcel Fengler and Prosumer. Joining them will be a special guest in the form of Birmingham techno innovator Surgeon.
Tomorrow night, Saturday August 25, drum’n’bass stalwarts A Bunch Of Cuts will celebrate the launch of DRS’ new album. A full cast of residents will be in attendance – including Calibre, D Bridge, Doc Scott, Klute, Marcus Intalex and more – alongside special Jungle sets from Fabio and DJ Krust and a performance of the album from DRS.
Hamburg’s Dial Records will take care of business on September 15, with a raft of forward-thinking and leftfield techno talent including Pantha Du Prince, Efdemin, Roman Flugel, Lawrence and more. Also in attendance will be Redshape, performing under his Palisade moniker, which has seen releases on vinyl-only Dial sub-label Laid.
Benji B’s Deviation night will celebrate five years in the game on October 13 with an impressive cast of electronic music luminaries. Foremost among them will be Detroit legend Moodymann, alongside LA boogie merchant Dam-Funk, Hudson Mohawke and Kode9. Residents Moxie and Benji B himself will also be in attendance.
October 26 will see Warp-affiliated online record store Bleep take the reins with an array of cutting edge techno from the UK and abroad. Blighty will be represented by Blawan, Objekt and Kowton, with Stroboscopic Artefacts boss Lucy along with Steffi and The Analogue Cops, presenting their live show Third Side, visiting from the mainland.
German house imprints Innervisions and Permanent Vacation will go head to head on October 27, with Innervisions bosses Ame and Dixon and Permanent Vacation signees Tensnake, Todd Terje and Prins Thomas in attendance.
Legendary Belgian record label will showcase the fruits of its recent revival on November 23 with a raft of younger generation talent including James Blake, Space Dimension Controller, Lone, Pariah, Vondelpark and new signing Egyptian Hip-hop.
Boddika’s Non Plus label and esoteric German imprint Workshop will join forces on November 24 for a night of envelope-pushing house and techno from Joy Orbison, Skudge, Endian, Kassem Mosse, Even Tuell and Workshop boss Lowtec.
Bugged Out will present a showcase from UK hot ticket Night Slugs on December 15, with label heads Bok Bok and L-Vis 1990 being joined by Jam City and Girl Unit on the night. Rounding off the line-up will be a special guest appearance from edit maestro Soundstream.
The series will celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with vaunted UK label Border Community, with sets still to be announced.
Finally, the series will round off on New Year’s Day with a collaboration between Electric Minds and Will Saul’s Aus and Simple imprints. The UK’s new-school will get a strong showing, with Mosca, Dusky, George Fitzgerald and Midland all in attendance; honoured guests will include Levon Vincent and Mano Le Tough.