As one of the resident DJs at CIRCUS in his native home town Liverpool, Lewis Boardman has steadily carved out his own style and sound, both behind the turntables, as well as in the studio. With notable releases on labels like Play It Down, NRK and Souvenir, and remixes on Rekids and Renaissance, Lewis lands on Cadenza Lab with the “Rambunctious” EP.
Three tracks then from Lewis, all very dancefloor orientated, grabbing at the essential raw elements of house music and working them to maximum effect. Opening track “Werk It” does what it says on the tin; finger snapping beats with shuffling hats, rising FX and incessant vocal hits, body music for the late night jackers!
“Home” is a hypnotizing slab of deep tribalism, the dense and brooding drums get lifted with tense strings, looping melody and distant vocal chops, whilst “Rubber Johnny”, with its rave-like stabs and concrete solid beats, works it like a proper Dub mix does, its swing reminiscent of those beloved Mood II Swing dubs of yesteryear.
Most definitely a trio of very useful cuts here for the more discerning house lovers!
Lewis Boardman is one of the resident’s for Circus music ( for over 12 years!). Lewis is also a regular at the UK’s top clubs (Fabric London, The Warehouse Project in Manchester and Circus Liverpool & London) a globe trotting tour schedule at the worlds best and most curious clubbing destinations, Berlin, Beijing, Ibiza. His new EP ” Play it down” is now available on Beatport.
He’s one of the most talented artists of the current European music scene. He has his own label ” Suara” and has also be recognised for his well-know career as musical journalist, promoter and booking agent in the past. Take a listen to his live set recorded a couple weeks ago in Argentina.
Lars Dales & Maarten Smeets AKA Detroit Swindle have had quite a run the last few years. From making music for the hell of it, to making tens of thousands of fans all over the world happy with their releases, mixes and performances. Check out their monthly mix on soundcloud.
Richy Ahmed is at the forefront of a new breed of British DJs. He is now part of the Hot Creations inner-circle and is also a resident at the infamous DC-10 nightclub in Ibiza. Take a listen to his Essential mix on Pete Tongs BBC Radio 1 show.
Kerri Chandler has been injecting soul into music since the early 90s, making him one of house music’s originators. Check out one his latest releases on the Watergate label. New years day tickets are going fast so make sure you get yours.
Scuba founded the Hotflush Recordings label, where he released material by Mount Kimbie Benga and Joy orbison alongside his own music.Check out the latest release from Scuba on the most talked about labels of the year.
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Since his 2010 debut George Fitzgerald has gained a loyal following through a reliably consistent string of releases for influential labels such as Hotflush, Aus and Hypercolour. Take a listen to one of Georges Fitzgerald latest releases on Double Six Records.Are you excited as we are to have him at Circus on boxing day?
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A Grammy nominated producer, Nic has worked with artists as diverse as Underworld, Kylie Minogue, U.N.K.L.E, Loco Dice, Josh Wink and Tracey Thorn in addition to producing a plethora of solo club focused tracks that have achieved both critical and commercial acclaim. We’re very exited to have Nic Fanciulli down in Liverpool this December 26th.
Take a listen his Boiler room session straight from Ibiza!
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Ten Walls arrived onto the musical landscape in Spring 2013 with a hint of mystery and one groundbreaking E.P. on Berlin’s flawless ‘Innervisions’ label. The track, ‘Gotham’ went on to conquer main rooms and festival stages worldwide, and during the summer of 2013 achieved anthem status. His next big track, ‘Walking with Elephants’ is indeed epic in its own way, and has all the requirements to make any house-loving crowd go crazy, as several DJ’s have already been proving in their sets. The buildup is perfectly balanced, and the break in the middle gives you exactly enough time to catch your breath, enjoy the crowd and regenerate just in time for a second run. This producer knows his timing, and Walking with Elephants proves once more why the hype around him is justified.