▂▂▂▂ A 2020 DANCE PARTY▂▂▂▂
It's 2020 baby. You made it: new year, new you (lol), same groove. Let's celebrate the opening of a new decade with a funkalicious boogie and the usual antics (some things never change). Joining us at the helm in our first rave of the year is Jad & The, the Berlin-based Australian producer who's renowned for soulful grooves on one of the underground House scenes best labels, Toytonics.
▂▂▂▂ THE D.R.O.P MANTRA▂▂▂▂
Repeat after us: OPEN minds, open hearts, hip-shaking and love-making, more CREATIVITY, less ego, music is our RELIGION and this is our TEMPLE. No fakers, no bullshit, no fashionable negativity, only REALNESS, PASSION and COMPASSION. Love is the message. LOVE saves the day. Let’s dance our way to a better world.
▂▂▂▂ WHAT IS D.R.O.P?▂▂▂▂
D.R.O.P is a monthly night celebrating true dance music culture. We welcome all those with open minds and open hearts. Let us take you on a musical journey through the history of House, Disco, Funk, Soul and Groove from the lofts of Chicago, Detroit and NY winding up in the basements of Berlin, Amsterdam and London. Our philosophy is simple: 'Music is made for dancing, and everybody is equal on the dancefloor'. Join us in championing freedom of expression and celebrating diversity.
1. Open mind and open heart.
2. Your favourite dancing shoes.
3. Incredible sound system. This is a rave.
4. Drag queens from the fabulous Poseídas crew.
5. Body painting
▂▂▂▂ HOUSE RULES ▂▂▂▂
We reserve the right to eject any person who does not respect the vibe. NO to all forms of discrimination (homophobia, racism, sexual harassment etc).
[Nos reservamos el derecho de expulsar a aquellos que no respeten la vibra. NO a todas las formas de discriminación (homofobia, racismo, acoso sexual etc).]
▂▂▂▂ TICKETS ▂▂▂▂
We STRONGLY recommend buying tickets in advance to avoid disappointment - we regularly sell out and cannot guarantee there will be tickets on the door.
◈ 1st Release: €7
◈ 2nd Release: €9
◈ 3rd Release €11
◈ 4th Release €13
◈On the door: €15
▂▂▂▂ JAD & THE▂▂▂▂
Rising Australian producer Jad & The has been steadily making his presence felt within the underground community focusing on soulful house. Best known for his stack of smooth and cleverly constructed tracks found on his 'Strings Never Win' EP, including the disco-tinged title track primed for the dancefloor, he's just as comfortable behind the decks. To date he has DJ'd with the likes of Todd Terje, Carl Craig, Bonobo, Booka Shade, Greg Wilson, James Holden, Ame, Dixon, Soul Clap, Move D... **Catches breath**... the list goes on. It is no surprise Jad's sound is right at home on the Toytonics label; other releases on the label include Demuja, Black Loops, COEO, Harry Wolfman, Luke Solomon ...The Berlin based label pioneers sounds like his: motifs of balearic rhythms, retro melodies, and a whole lot of funk.
▂▂TÊTE DE LA COURSE▂▂
TDLC will be taking you on a journey to the underground House parties of New York with his trademark feel-good sound. Expect gospel highs, soulful riffs and a thumping bass-line that’ll leave you in a state of pure ecstasy. The rising star of the international House scene is one to watch: 2019 saw multiple stellare releases including the critically acclaimed ‘Your Love Keeps Me Hangin’ (Mixmag) and 2020 shows no sign of him slowing down.... He has released music on Defected Records and HedKandi amongst others, and is also the creative force behind Poetry in Motion records with fellow brothers Hurlee and Oui.
▂▂▂▂ DJ WHEELS▂▂▂▂
We are very excited to host a formidable talent and inspiration to us all from Asturias this January. DJ Wheels has overcome incredible obstacles to arrive where he is today; despite being wheelchair bound, Lucas' passion for House music has never waivered and he has blossomed into an outstanding DJ. The young star pioneered by the Poetry of Motion label (home of Tete de la Course) makes his D.R.O.P début - not to be missed.
▂▂▂▂ BENISO B2B BONNY SOUL ▂▂▂▂
Beniso is one of D.R.O.P resident DJs, renowned for soulful House grooves and bassy rhythms. His sets pay homage to the real underground House scene of New York, Detroit and Chicago with his high-energy yet artfully selected dance-floor killers that'll keep your feet stomping, and classic tunes chopped, sampled and overlayed to perfection.
Bonny Soul is the latest DJ to become D.R.O.P resident following appearances with Bellaire, Crazy P and Black Loops. Alongside Beniso she is one of the founding members of the D.R.O.P Crew: if Beniso brings bass then Bonny Soul brings funk, inspired by a love of jazz, world beats and throbbing disco basslines. This is House at it’s funkiest: expect slinky, sexy beats that won’t fail to get you dancing.