Please join us on Saturday April 8th as Warm Ears Music events return to Bar512, this time proudly celebrating Sweetpea’s birthday.
We will have on the decks some special guests representing huge label names as well as some of our regular Warm Ears family DJs keeping the night flowing with different drum and bass styles.
Make sure to grab those early bird tickets and get those dancing shoes ready for a roaring night!
(Metalheadz | Dispatch)
SCAR is made up of Survival & Script :
SURVIVAL has a musical career spanning almost 20 years, originally as a studio engineer from 1993 and then under a number of aliases, the masterful drum & bass craftsman SURVIVAL has expertly shaped his personal sound. Building up a formidable back catalog, with regular releases on Dispatch, Symmetry, Critical, Exit, Shogun, DNAudio & Quarantine, Survival has also generated a spate of brilliant solo and collaborative releases with Silent Witness, Alix Perez & Octane & DLR for his own label, Audio Tactics
SCRIPT also has been involved in Drum and Bass since its formative years. Being around a close circle of friends who were already making waves in the scene, you would find him Djing at many events under different pseudonyms. SCRIPT has a back catalogue including releases with Dispatch, Critical, CIA, Mute8 & Footprints and has worked with the likes of Zero T, FD & Crystl.
Friends for many years with similar tastes in music, their paths began to cross regularly as both were releasing music on the same labels, so in 2013 they decided to collaborate on a tune. Born out of that first session was a piece of music called ‘When’ which was eagerly requested by Metalheadz to appear on the Platinum Breakz 4 album.
SCAR had arrived.
Since their first release on that seminal album SCAR have gone on to release regularly to high acclaim on Dispatch, Metalheadz, Integral & Horizons.
They regularly are booked at such nightclubs like Fabric and their DJ sets are in high demand. With their latest release of the ‘Caged EP’ on Metalheadz and the remix of Goldie’s Rufige Kru ‘Dark Rider’ just around the corner, plus their debut album on Metalheadz in the first half of 2016, SCAR and their an instantly recognisable production sound are most definitely ones to watch for the forseeable future.
(I.T. | Metalheadz | CIA | DSCI4 | Commercial Suicide)
Since the year 2000 the London based trio, The Invaderz have featured on some of the biggest labels in drum and bass. The Invaderz conisists of cousins Matt Lord and Leo Grant alongside longtime friend, Darrell. They got their breakthrough when they won a competition for unsigned artists on Fabio and Grooverider’s legendary BBC show. The group returned to drum and bass in 2014 with a release on Metalheadz Platinum Breaks LP and a solo LP on Klute’s label, Commercial Suicide
In 2016, Command Strange is one of Drum and Bass’ most exciting, unique artists. Now based in Russia, St Petersburg, the producer also known as Alexey Fuifanov, has found himself on some of the scene’s most important labels; from Metalheadz, Good Looking Recordings and Hospital – all the way to the mighty V Recordings where he is now signed exclusively. And the reason? Simply put, Command Strange is one of the most versatile producers we have today.
Whatever the label, Command Strange seems to produce banger after banger, fusing his classic jungle, jump-up and soul inspirations into a musical and original whole. Now 7 years deep into his craft, the Command Strange name has become a byword for guaranteed vibes and musicality.
So where did it begin? After trying his hand at jungle from the age of 7, it wasn’t long before a 16 year old Alexey had attracted the attention of the scene’s most influential tastemakers, with everyone from LTJ Bukem and DJ Marky to Friction, London Elektricity and JJ Frost giving the young producer the thumbs up.
Since then, Command Strange has gone from strength to strength – and that’s one of the reasons why he’s often in the studio with AI. The skillful partnership has proved to be like alchemy, with the guys releasing the huge vocal number ‘Won’t Say Goodbye’ featuring Mc Tali and solo single ‘Brand New Style’ featuring MC Fats on V Recordings – as well as the massive, rolling single with ‘Mad One’ and ‘Broken Grounds’ ft. Jamakabi on Goldie’s Metalheadz label.
In 2016, Command Strange signs to V Recordings, and it represents the ultimate fit for the Russian producer. Still one of the most respected labels in the game, V Recordings remains at the forefront of Drum & Bass, while staying true to its junglist beginnings – so it’s the perfect place for the all-encompassing style of Command Strange.
(Rude FM | Warm Ears Music)
Since 2011, Sweetpea has held her own as the ‘Princess of Rude FM’ on the 20 year veteran station. Her passion for fresh underground music and love of rolling basslines is heard in all her mixes. Live, Sweetpea feeds off the crowd’s energy and loves to drop into dark, minimal sections.
She has stayed true to the music she loves in any crowd she’s played to. She’s played alongside some of the biggest names in the game at well-loved venues including Electric Brixton, Hidden, Egg, Plan B, Brixton Jamm, 93 Feet East and Cafe 1001.
In October 2012, Sweetpea was a featured artist for Lisa Nyx’s female troop Syrenz. Since then she has gained a residency with Noise Brixton at the famous Dogstar. This girl is a true ambassador for the ladies, the scene and the music she holds dear.
(Warm Ears Music)
UK born producer, September is fresh on the scene with a minimal dark/liquid sound and a traditional music sensibility. Hailing from the Brighton area, he started DJ-ing in 2005 eventually leading to production in 2006 when he began his journey into drum and bass.
Being all self-taught, he prides himself on making fresh and forward thinking dnb.
Currently, he has releases on Warm Ears Music, basing the theme of his creations on his own musical journey. He intends to hit the listener with a combo of dark bass and fluent liquid tones.
(Warm Ears Music)
Re-Adjust is a UK born producer and DJ, delivering some of the freshest drum and bass tracks. His sound alternates from soft and mellow to rolling and heavy, keeping the listener locked and moving. Knocking off his debut with the ‘Lost Moments’ EP on Warm Ears Music, Re-adjust is one of the most promising young producers entering the scene right now.
(Warm Ears Music | Rude FM | Exposed Beats.com)
After many years as a bedroom DJ, Drum & Bass lover from South Africa DJ PD, recently graduated from London Sound Academy to start his career as a professional. Dj PD takes great joy in playing a eclectic rolling Drum & Bass with a hint of Old Skool phatness. Having already played at Ministry of Sound, PD has acquired a residency with Warm Ears Music and currently enjoying his weekly radio shows on Exposedbeats.com & RudeFM.comimmensely, continuing to express his love and passion for Drum & Bass.
(Warm Ears Music | Rude FM | Fat Badger )
D.E.D is a British Drum & Bass DJ that has been addicted to DnB for almost 20 years. After playing pretty much every type of DnB he a now focussed on deep liquid & dark rolling breaks.
He is the Fat Badger Podcast manager which he created with R1C0. The podcast features a new episode from D.E.D every month and a spate guest mix from a special guest DJ’s from around the world. @fatbadgerpodcast
You can catch him live at the Warm Ears Music events wherehe is a resident.
(Shiva Sound Crew | Reesestance)
Qua Rush (A.K.A El Funko),started djing DNB in 2009 and has since played as opening (or closing) act for Djs like Nymfo, June Miller, Tantrum Desire, Phil Source, Zero Tolerance, Ed:It,… in countries like Italy, Netherlands and England and on various radios like Bass Island, Digitally Imported, Optical…
Young talented producer likes to blend together all his music background that goes from punk to funk, from dub to hip hop.
Crate digger with a 1000+ record collection and funk-lover, Qua Rush will boost your energy with a mix of strong style Drum and Bass and more old school one , listen carefully and you will definetly hear something different Hi-NRG and knowledge. That’s him.
On MC duties we will have our very own and dear people: J:S (a vocalist, lyricist, singer & MC who rides Dnb, Vibe Hip Hop and sings Jazz, speaks in rhythms, chats anthems and connects people to music and music to people) and RMC (a fiery MC who brings the spice in choons).
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18+ | 22pm-6am | Early birds: £7 & Second releases: £10 (Find them here:https://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?937564)