Monster Cuts

  • Monster Cuts returns to Shoreditch’s favourite late night boogie haunt The Horse & Groom for it’s first party of 2011. Sister shindig to the housier Beats Bubble, Monster Cuts is all about the party, bringing the very best in hip hop, soul, funk and disco to the fore – so bring your dancing sneeks and be prepared for an evening of grooving. Sam Watts (Maxxi Soundsystem) Following many parties under various guises in his home town of Brighton; Sam Watts launched on the scene as part of Cagedbaby, touring in the band's live show in 2008 and working with production partner Thomas Gandey - you may have heard their recent collaboration FAT CONTROLLER / YOU CANT DANCE which got big support from Pete Tong and many of the big name DJs. Sam's own productions are starting to surface now with a remix of Jona Lewie / Man Like Me's "Kitchen At Parties" now out on Southern Fried but causing even more of a stir is his Maxxi Soundsystem alias with the debut release "CRITICIZE" on Kojak Giant Sounds already with huge support from the likes of Tim Sweeney (DFA/Beats In Space), Annie Mac (Radio 1), Jacques Renault, Disco Bloodbath and Feel My Bicep. Look out for this one in 2011.... Ben Gomori (We Love...Fresh Blood) After working alongside other producers such as Saytek (for their EP on Berwick Street Records in 2009, The Sauce EP), 2010 saw Ben Gomori embark on his solo career. Producing across a wealth of different house and tech grooves and styles, he's already had has debut EP released by Leeds' Baker Street Records (home to music by Sasse, Jay Tripwire, Joshua Iz, Sei A, Moodymanc & Dubble D), had remixes on Electric Sheep, Cubism,and Baker Street and another EP + remix requested by Baker Street, and another release forthcoming for Black Sheep Trax. As a DJ, he's a former resident of legendary clubs like Turnmills, The Cross and The Key, as well as Pacha London and Egg, was chosen as a We Love...Fresh Blood winner, resulting in a set at Space in Ibiza this summer. He's played several times at Global Gathering, Creamfields and Hungary's Sziget Festival, while he made his debut at Ibiza's We Love Space and the acclaimed Secret Garden Party in summer 2010. Alongside a burgeoning production career, he is also the editor of dance music website Data Transmission, and hosts their weekly Round-Up radio show & podcast, transmitted across the world. Kid Fiesta Kid Fiesta has been immersed in the dance music scene since the early 1990’s, growing up on a staple diet of hip hop and early house in Manchester clubs such as The Hacienda. Some 17 years later he still has the same enthusiasm for the scene as he did back then, only now he’s helping shape it. Over the years Kid Fiesta has supported acts such as Roisin Murphy, Stereo MCs, Roni Size 'Reprazent', Cold Cut, 808 State and Zero7 and DJ'd with the likes of Justin Robertson, Pendulum, Tom Middleton, Kissy Sell Out, Ame, and The Nextmen. Magnetic Soul Steve Brockerton AKA Magnetic Soul is a DJ, producer and ex promoter and self confessed life long crate digger. One of the main heads behind the infamous Floatation parties in Birmingham which ran for 7 years, breaking the mold of predictable safe music in the midlands mixing a pure underground deep house night with disco balearic back room in an all night gay pub!! Revered by many and inspiring subsequent others Floatation left its mark on the Birmingham club scenes history. Now focusing more energy on the production side of things, Magnetic Soul has just had his first official release on disco imprint Kojak Giant Sounds which is receiving impressive reviews - here have a listen: Kilon TeK DJ and Producer Kilon TeK (with remixes on Ninja Tune to his name) will be sloping out of his modest tomb of beats and bass, to get hold of the decks. Expect drunken mash ups, bad dancing and a healthy dose Electronic Funk drizzled around the place.
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