Beats Working presents The Upbeats, DJ Aphrodite, Emma G and much more

January 25, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – January 26, 2014 @ 5:00 am
261 Brixton Road
London Borough of Lambeth, London SW9 6LH
£8/10 advance, £12 door - Over 18s only, ID required

Beats Working are back and this time with the hottest name in NZ Drum and Bass stepping up to provide you with 2 hours of Eargasm. The Upbeats!!

the upbeats

And if that wasn’t enough our second headliner is man that need no introduction. He’s been called the “Godfather of Jungle” and the “King of the Beats”, with a career spanning more than 20 years, DJ Aphrodite. One of the most influential people in the game.

This will be an incredible night packed with fantastic support all hailing from Aotearoa over both rooms.

The Upbeats
Known collectively as The Upbeats, Jeremy Glenn and Dylan Jones (a.k.a Terror Snake and Downie Wolf) have been writing epic genre-redefining drum and bass together for eleven years. Full-time DJs and producers since early 2004, the duo perform on a regular basis across the globe (North America, Asia, Europe, Australasia and beyond), run their own recording imprint Non Vogue and have released countless underground hit records on some of the most respected drum and bass labels on the planet (Virus Recordings, Bad Taste, Soul:r). Three classic full-length albums into their career (The Upbeats, Nobody’s Out There and Big Skeleton), at the point where most artists begin to stutter, stumble and fall – The Upbeats only continue to go from strength to strength, constantly changing the international drum and bass game as only they can. 2010 finds in full international touring mode and scheduled to release remixes for New Zealand electronica live acts Shapeshifter and Minuit. Other plans on their 2010 itinerary include new original singles for worldwide release on Virus Recordings and Lifted Music and an EP of Big Skeleton remixes by the likes of Hive, Gridlock, Break on their Non Vogue imprint. The only question left? Are you ready?

DJ Aphrodite
Aphrodite aka Gavin King’s career in DJing and production has spanned 20 years under various guises including ‘Godfather of Jungle’ and ‘King of the Beats’. He is responsible for introducing, entertaining and moving millions of Drum & Bass fans across the globe.

From Shanghai to Rio, UK to USA, Sydney to Cape Town and Moscow to South Korea, his travels are far reaching and he is in constant demand to spread his sound from clubs to large festivals the world over.

His productions find themselves into CD players, MP3 players, films, radio, TV and DJ bags all over the world. Two successful artist albums, ‘Aphrodite’ and ‘Aftershock’ on V2 records and numerous mix albums including ‘Urban Jungle’, ‘Overdrive’, ‘Urban Junglist’ make DJ Aphrodite one of the most influential and listened to players in the entire Drum & Bass world.

Emma G
DJ Emma G is one of only a handful of well-respected female DJs from New Zealand. Dubbed ‘Golden Girl’ of the local D&B scene, she is the former Auckland house queen, and more recently renowned for rocking out her signature sound of upbeat, soulful Drum & Bass in clubs and on radio. Working in fashion by day, with a strong passion for promoting her love of intelligent music, it’s no doubt she has been influential in bringing back the sex appeal to such a male-dominated industry

The Line up:

Room 1:
The Upbeats (NZ)
Aphrodite (UK)
Emma G (NZ)
Cynic (NZ / London)
Mattinkore B2B Focus (NZ / London)
K2 (NZ)

Room 2:
To be announced