New Year's Shake Up with Hot Chip, A Skillz, Dj Khalil

  • Pulling out all the stops for New Year’s Eve with an extended licence until 5am, The Westbury has a Hot Chip DJ set where front man Alexis Taylor will be dropping tunes covering everything from disco right through to dubstep. He’ll also be joined by A Skillz and DJ Khalil. Alexis recently released his solo album ‘Rubbed Out' which showcased his song writing talent. As one half of the Hot Chip remix team, he's touched up everyone from Kraftwerk to Franz Ferdinand, injecting everything from lush techno instrumentals to body popping garage basslines into the mix. DJ wise you can expect more of the same; the oddball eccentricity that has made Hot Chip so alluring on top of a banging techno sensibility and synth driven hedonism. Be ready for the floor. Joining Alexis on the decks is party starter extra-ordinaire - DJ A Skillz. A hit at clubs and festivals around the globe, A Skillz plays the kind of music that you can’t stand still to, be it low slung funk, bouncing hip hop, classic breaks or booty shaking electro. Seriously adept at rocking parties, his technical skill and fresh approach to DJing has won him fans the world over. With productions under his belt alongside Krafty Kuts and the Beatvandals (aka Utah Saints), as well as remixes of artists such as The Beatles, Queen, Kraak & Smaak and more, it’s only a matter of time before this young producer is catapulted further into the limelight. DJ Khalil has been rocking many a fine party with his eclectic selection of tunes, whether spinning hip hop and funk or Bmore and electro mashups he’ll get your feet moving! Which, over the last year, has lead to sets at Together (Turnmills), Ministry of Sound, The End, East Village and 93 feet east to name a few, so expect a proper NYE throwdown from this firm Westbury favourite. Previous Westbury guests have included Stanton Warriors, Plump DJs, De La Soul, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Tribe Called Quest), DJ Yoda, The Nextmen, Scratch Perverts, Rob Da Bank, Late of The Pier, New Young Pony Club and DJ Format to name just a few. The Westbury – with its beautiful building and stylish decor - has put this area of North West London firmly on the map! The Westbury Address: 34 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 5UA Public transport: next to Kilburn High Road (London Overground) and across the road from Kilburn Park (tube station) Buses: 16, 31, 32, 189, 316 Hours: 8PM – 5AM Information: 020 7625 7500
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