Lasermagnetics High gloss Disco dons Neil Thornton & Johnny Hiller return to their fav haunt Sosho with another fun packed disco party. Tonight sees a very special Anglo/ French theme with our French friends Parisian disco crew Skylax Records jumping on the Eurostar to join Lasermagnetic for some serious Disco debauchedness with Label Owner Hardrock Striker leading the french assault this promises to be quite a party @ Sosho one of Londons most exciting venues at the moment with its state of the art sound, fantastic range of cocktails and attractive decor and a crowd who just love to great party and party they do every month is always a packed house and is be perfect for Londons merchants of all things High gloss adding their own very distinctive sound each month, taking in all forms of the Disco spectrum from Cosmic/ Italo rarities from the early eighties to the more newer Nu Disco/ Electronic sounds and Deep House from European producers like Lindstrom & Prins Thomas, Alden Tyrell and Todd Terje.
HARDROCK STRIKER (SKYLAX RECORDS / COSMIC CLUB / L.A. / PARIS)
Hardrock Striker is a US - French Dj / Producer & Label manager of SKYLAX RECORDS since 2004. Inspired by noisy-punk, post-punk, new wave, glam, italo - disco, early electronic masters & chicago, he has been a vital player in the electronic music scene since 10 years. Indeed, it all started when he discovered he had an affair with LA’s electronic scene few years ago while he was setting-up a business with his long time friend & "underground legend" Peter Black. They created in 2000 a company called PARISONIC RECORDS & its sub-LABEL SQUARE ROOTS releasing tracks from Volga Select, Riton, Manu Di bango, Jazid, Butch Cassidy Sound System, Franckie Knuckles, Ralphi Rosario, Kleeer, Mickey Oliver, Steve Poindexter, Lidell Townsell.
Today, SKYLAX and his productions under the moniker HARDROCK STRIKER get support & respect from the hotest names such as M.A.N.D.Y, Playhouse, Ivan Smagghe, Dj Harvey, Trevor Jackson, Dj T , Erol Alkan, The Glimmers, In Flagranti, Freaks, Swag, Munk , Headman , Tiefschwarz , Radioslave, Alexander Robotnick, Alden tyrell, Maurice Fulton, I-F, Chicken Lips ect…They have released more than 10 twelve inches including a CD compilation Kick out the 12's feat. Danny Krivit, Jungle Wonz, Riton, Kiki, Prins thomas, Optimo, Freaks, in Flagranti. His style is described as a blend of italo-disco, acid-house, electro and disco not disco. He has remixed some of the music industries most respected artists such as Kate Bush, B.movie, John Foxx, The White Stripes, Fisherspooner, Martin Circus "Disco Circus", Mr Fingers, Denise Motto, M & G, Fockewulf 190. Recently, He has launched also the COSMIC CLUB sub - label focused on releasing obscure & rare italo dancefloor killers. Moreover, He 's organizing some amazing parties all around PARIS in many different places : Fleche d'or, Nouveau Casino, Rex, Batofar, Social Club, the names COSMIC CLUB, SKYLAX PARTY & KICK OUT THE 12'S have been praised by clubbers and gets a lot of promotion through radio, Magazines and e-zines.
He will be here tonight... just for you guys...panik at the disco & Blood on the dancefloor !!!
Lasermagnetic Partner’s in crime Neil Thornton and Johnny Hiller have been pushing the broad spectrum disco music in the capital for quite a while now and are seen as the driving forces behind the scene. They embrace anything from cosmic, deep disco, funky rock, balearic to a more electro, Italo and deep house inspired sounds. Current residencies include Sosho, Big Chill House, Fabric & 54 alongside the one off marathon all dayers and warehouse parties they love to organise. When not rocking a disco in the city they reguarly play in some of Europes cooler clubs inc Nouveau Casino Paris and Tape Club Berlin, Croatia alongside the residencies they hold in Japan. Most contemporaries of the scene have played at their parties and their spirit as a duo has been compared to what the Glimmers or Rub and Tug have achieve. 2007 Saw the boys bring some great guest to join the fun including Daniel Wang, Losoul, Prins Thomas, Melon, Steffi (Klakson), Jay Shepheard, Mark Seven, Dennis Kane (N.Y), Thomas (Rub n Tug), Studio, A Mountain of One, Beppe Loda, Quiet Village, Pete Herbert, Tim Paris, Padded Cell, Friendly Fires, Idjut Boys, Mongolian Jetset, Faze Action and many more. Neil & Johnny have also very busy bringing their disco to Londons more disconcerning dancefloors from parties including Faith/ Secretsundaze, Late Night Audio, Milky Disco, 2 Ft Deep to playing @ the Vogue Magazines 90th Birthday afterparty. Its been a non stop rollercoaster ride for the boys and 2008 looks just as fun with gigs in Japan, France, Crotia, Germany, Ireland and some fantastic plans for London