Brought to you buy the people behind THEM, KARTEL is London’s first Electronic music event dedicated to African sound. Music ranging from the cross-pollination of UK Electronica and African music, to the more authentic African styles Kuduro, Highlife and Afro beat - the perfect mix to dance to, on a Funktion One sound system and with dedicated visuals all night – for just £5.
So, our MakeItGood x FatKidOnFire features usually follows the form of an interview and mix, but today sees us do it a little differently. We have teamed up with the guys from North Base to give ONE lucky winner a PAIR of tickets to one of the following festivals (the winner can choose which festival they go to):
All you have to do is:
Answer this question "Name all six members of North Base, including their MC"
Email your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org and make sure you include your FULL NAME in the email.
Competition will close at 2PM on Friday 13th April, so get entering!
For those of you who don’t know, the guys will be playing at all these festivals! North Base’s 140 BPM Bass Music is already receiving support from some of the most popular DJs on the planet, from Mary Anne Hobbs & Skream to Sub Focus & Jack Beats. Already carrying out remixes for popular artists Laidback Luke, Ms Dynamite, Kele le Roc, Labyrinth and others in the pipeline, this somewhat new act to the scene has infused Hardcore, Rave, Dubstep & much loved Old School styles into a Bass Music, unmatched in originality and untouched in calibre.
BassLaced’s summer of fun continues with yet another massive line up and this month will be streamed live by the massive online powerhouse that is UKF. As usual it is taking place at Cable nightclub, and tickets are available for £5 in advance, otherwise they are £7.50 OTD.
D&B producer TC will be headlining, alongside Coki (DMZ) and dubstep pioneers Horsepower Productions. Room 2 will be hosted by Heads and Hands. The North London crew have been putting on some huge parties of late and are set to keep the Cable dance floor moving until the lights come on.
Tomorrow see’s us team up again with FatKidOnFire, DBD Clothing & Wobble Squad to bring you a night of dirty dubstep and hopefully a BBQ (if the weather holds out)! With an all star underground line up, and a fully fitted Funktion 1 sound system, it’s a guaranteed good night!
This Firday see’s Well Rounded record label bring you a night of classic beats (hybrids of house, garage, funky + r&b) and a big line-up in the pipeline. With it only costing a fiver, and cheap drinks, it’s set to be a busy one!
Full Line Up:
DEADBOY BAD AUTOPSY B2B GONGON WEST NORWOOD CASSETTE LIBRARY DONGA (Check out his mix here) UNLIKELY NAIVE MACHINE
The event is at BASING HOUSE, 25 Kingsland Road, E2 8AA which is now fitted with a Funktion One Sound system! So, if you haven’t got any plans, wack this in the diary, and we’ll see you there!
Dubpressure and Babylon Dread bring you a ridiculous line-up of the deepest, darkest Dubstep and Jungle, on massive systems in south Londons finest warehouse venue, The Bussey Building. Only costing a fiver, this event is expected to be rammed so head down and don’t miss out!
Next Friday see’s BassLaced and Silkie collaborate at Cable for the launch party of Silkie’s second album, which is due for release on Deep Medi. With such a massive line-up in store, it’s set to be a big night for bass music. Redux will be hosting room 2, and have enlisted My Panda Shall Fly to headline, who are planning on bringing their carnival fuelled fun down to Cable for this night only.
Tomorrow night sees Idiosynphonic return to cable for it’s bi-monthly dubstep night, and this time they are back with one of their biggest line-ups yet. It’s set to be a guaranteed good night, so get your dub fingers out expect nothing but a night of mayhem, skanking and flowing booze.
BAR 9 SKISM with ILLAMAN CHASING SHADOWS FUNTCASE DOCUMENT ONE ROLLZ BARBARIX DUBBA JONNY CAPTAIN CRUNCH KOAN SOUND INSPECTOR DUBPLATE SKEEMA with SHIFT D PLESH PUSS ‘N BOOTLEGS DJ SENZER (a.k.a Dub-all-or-Nothing) KHRIS WITH AK
Ever on the rise, growingly infamous London-based label Audio Doughnuts are set to return to London with the third instalment of their eponymous ‘Presents..’ nights at based at 7-9 Crucifix Lane.
After hosting two ram-jammed ‘one-in-one-out’ nights at East London’s Rhythm Factory, Audio Doughnuts will be hosting an expansive night of the world’s best electronic music inside the walls of Counter Culture complete on a world beating 80k Funktion One sound system complete with full live AV light show. From a label dealing exclusively in big moves comes their biggest move to date.
Room 1: Zed Bias aka Maddslinky (Swamp81 / Sick Trumpet) Ben UFO (90 Min Special / Hessle Audio / Rinse FM) Fantastic Mr Fox (Hemlock / Black Acre) Scratcha DVA (Rinse FM) R1 Ryders (Funkitek) Shox (Rinse FM / Audio Doughnuts) Goli & Ashburner (Audio Doughnuts) Korus B2B Teeza (Audio Doughnuts) Gemini LIVE (Audio Doughnuts) + Very Special Guest
Room 2: G-Double (Rinse FM / AntiSocial) Widowmaker (Audio Doughnuts) TOYC (Audio Doughnuts) R/E/C (Audio Doughnuts) Saulya & Radic (FTW) Niko (Audio Doughnuts) Henry Zest (Audio Doughnuts) Dave Verne (Get Hype) Mike Coleman (FACT Mag) Jo Kira (Square One) Tom Breaks (Breaksof10) Hosts: Eyedub & Narkie
£5 Limited Advanced / £8 On The Door and all other relevant information is on the facebookevent page. Expect nothing less than a night of wicked bass music, laughs and good vibes.
Following the success of their launch party in March, LDN DC returns to Basing House with another fresh line-up of artists at the forefront of UK bass music.
For those of you who don’t know, Pangaea is a producer channeling dubstep’s garage roots to craft deep, rhythmic rollers like You and I, Memories and the stunning Inna Daze. Alongside Ramadanman and Ben UFO, Pangaea runs the brilliant Hessle Audio imprint releasing music by the likes of James Blake, Untold and Blawan. Rinse FM’s Ill Blu with be keeping it fresh with some Funky/UK House and the usual LDN DC residence will be there.
LDN DC takes place on Sat May 28 at The Basing House, 25-27 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London E2 8AA. Entry is only a fiver, so if your looking for good bass music, this is the one!
This Friday it’s an Easter weekend blow out and the multi-genre bass cadets deliver things in true BassLaced fashion. Plastician heads up proceedings with firm support from taste maker Untold, AC Slater is over from the States and makes a rare appearance while Coki is set to deliver thunder in his “oh so special” way. Mosca and Lil Silva also make their way into room 1 to represent night slugs and complete yet another banging line up from the Nottingham via London camp
Room 2 this month is hosted by Henry Zests very own Audio Doughnuts and he’s bringing some serious DJ’s with him. Shox from Rinse FM is the highlight with some other real treats in store. It’s set to be a HUGE night, so check out the flyer for all the details.
BassLaced have also just released the 006 podcast featuring AC Slater and hosted by Standfast and MC Script. Click HERE to have a listen.
With such a big line-up, it’s safe to that it’s going to be a popular night with many a gun fingers and a hell of a lot of skanking. See you lot there!