Best DJ & Club Nights Brighton September 2016
Enjoy the lasts days of summer at the best nights in town with our guide to the best Brighton DJ and Club Nights Brighton September 2016, handpicked for you by the lovely folks at Vanishing Point!
2 Sept: LTJ Bukem, Patterns
The drum and bass legend heads to Patterns for a three hour set.
From humble origins in a small venue just off London’s Charing Cross Road, LTJ Bukem then took drum and bass to the nation’s superclubs and onto the international stage. Both he and his record label Good Looking are most associated with the jazzy, atmospheric side of drum and bass music.
Stamina MC will be hosting LTJ Bukem’s set and support comes from Callous.
London party Memory Box returns to Brighton after an impressive debut in July. This time around, Luke Vibert and Memory Box creator, Robin Ball are joined by Orbital’s Phil Hartnoll with a special ‘influences’ set and Farley Jackmaster Funk for a night of house, rave and electronica spanning different eras.
The night’s flashback begins in 1981 when Farley Jackmaster Funk started on Chicago’s legendary WBMX-FM radio and helped to break house music – initially across Chicago and then globally.
In 1989, Orbital released the legendary rave track ‘Chime‘ which exploded into the mainstream leading to a Glastonbury headline slot propelling the duo to global success. Around this time Luke Vibert took up the mantle and started a career covering a multiple of aliases and genres taking on rave, acid, techno, electro and much more.
9 Sept: Kraze, Green Door Store
Kraze returns for more blazing synth sounds circa 1980 to 1989.
Bizarro and HP Sorcery (Mirage) present choice vinyl offerings from arguably pop music’s most groundbreaking and imaginative era.
From well known dance-floor hitters of the Brit/Euro/Italo synth pop explosion to early jacking/deep house, Miami bass/freestyle classics and smooth soul movers, with plenty of fizz and crackle from the iconic instruments used at the time such as the Roland Tr-808 drum machine and Juno Synthesizer range.
With his Wonky Bassline Disco Banger proving to be one of the tracks of the summer, Disco Deviant bring Red Rack’em to Brighton.
Red Rack’em aka Danny Berman is renowned for his Smugglers Inn podcasts and his Hot Coins rework of Stand on the Word and the Red Rack’em remix of Solid State are both still dance-floor anthems, years after their release.
Support comes from Nick The Record.
16 Sept: DJ Fett Burger b2b DJ Sotofett, Mono
New seafront venue Mono (formerly Riki Tiks and The Tube) throws open its doors with a quality double header that sets the bar high.
Co-founders of the extra terrestrial Sex Tags imprints, Norway’s DJ Fett Burger & DJ Sotofett refuse to adhere to any pre-conceived notion of genre, with releases ranging from house, techno, disco, surf-rock, dub-reggae and everything else in between.
With the duo playing B2B all night long, this is one not to be missed.
11pm, FREE before midnight / £5 after
Josey Rebelle continues to rise following a string of stand-out festival appearances this summer along with her hugely popular Rinse FM show that blends house, disco and techno.
Netherlands finest export Tom Trago completes the other half of the lineup, a Rush Hour family member, once crowned king of the late Trouw, DJ, producer, label owner & live performer, this guy knows what’s what.
23 Sept: Attic 003 with FIX & Glu, Mono
Attic returns at new venue, Mono with guests FIX DJs and Glu.
Bounding between Brighton and London the FIX outfit continue to reconnoitre the less conventional sounds, laying down a multitude of South coast debuts with the likes of Hashman Deejay, Terekke, Moodcut and more, whilst bringing a tougher edge to the big smoke with Gunnar Haslam and Murray CY crafting the story thus far. Bol, Dansu, Diegetics & Rovv.
Hailing from Romania, Ovi aka Glu has held a lifelong fascination with music. It wasn’t long before this passion turned into a pursuit with the transition from listening to playing records coming naturally.
They will be joined by Attic residents Øvre and Zacquille.
11pm, free before midnight
24 Sept: Eluzive presents DJ EZ, The Arch
Supercharged, Intro and Eluzive team up to bring DJ EZ back to Brighton.
Known for his inimitable deck wizardry, that sees him cut through house, garage, grime and bass, DJ EZ is regarded as one of the most creative mixers in the world thanks to his instinct and technical prowess.
As one of the pioneers of UKG, the North London-born DJ is regarded as one of the main reasons why Garage went global.
Having brought Interstellar Funk and Mall Grab to Brighton, JABBA welcome Space Dimension Controller to Komedia for their biggest show yet.
With releases on R&S, Clone Records and most recently Ninja Tune, the techno and electronic maestro from Belfast always gets the crowd going.
With intergalactic funk and smutty techno backed by tastefully trippy visuals, let SDC take you on a warped trip through time to a place lost somewhere between the funk-filled 80’s and a deep post-apocalyptic future.