THE CROSSTOWN REBELS RESIDENCY @ WATERGATE, BERLIN
Each month we will be bringing you regular features that include a short film encapturing a party or gig, an exclusive mix, news on our artists releases and upcoming dates and some other little treats.
This newsletter is designed to provide all the updates and information needed when deciding on club bookings, but also to give a little insight into what our DJ’s are doing and thinking..
All the information contained will be ARCHIVED so you can check back and watch or read again bits that you found interesting or that made you laugh.
We hope you enjoy.
This month's featured artist Clive Henry is an old friend of Crosstown Rebels (NB last year's Soft Heavy EP on the label) and a recent and welcome addition to the Rebel agency. As part of Peace Division with Justin Drake and more recently 'The Lab' a new project for Tsuba his productions and DJ sets are filled with an infectious groove thats deservedly carved his place as a respected artist and one of our favourite party companions.
What is 'The Lab'?
Somewhere where we can try and do what is not expected of us..
What inspires your reinventions?
Basically the way house always fights back and comes through during fads,fashion and flash in the pans.
What are you most proud of?
My children.And following Spurs through thick and thin to finally get rewarded with a trophy this year(yes Ars**al fans it was only the BEER cup!)
What would you like to forget?
Some of my answers to these questions.
What are your simple pleasures?
My girlfriends cooking, watching films,sleeping,getting time to hang with my friends and family,a super cold magners/beer on a beach/at an afterhours
What gets you emotional?
See question 3.
Whats gets the most plays on your ipod?
Who would play you in the film of your life
Jamie Jones(with a haircut)
What makes you smirk?
Some of the parties/after hours and waffle i have endured over the years esp last week's Berlin jaunt.See Damian/Daren Nunes at approx 6am sun/mon mornings for an example.
What makes you work?
How will you be remembered?
By not being forgotten
Sex or drugs?
Sun or snow?
Ibiza or Miami?
Saturday or Sunday?
What would be your superpower?
Teleportation.No more 4 hour delays,cancelled flights,sitting in airports!
Who makes you buzz?
Seeing my kids doing well at whatever they put their minds to.
Whats your best fancy dress moment?
Haha.Too many to think of! A Junior Boys Own party a few years back springs to mind. Went as a Mexican bandito. Sombrero, Rifle, Full Tash, Poncho the works..
What is your paradise?
Koh Phangan (Thong Nai Pan Noi)
Where will this end?
Crosstown Rebels continue to Get Lost around the Globe with the next episode at Avalon in LA. Damian Lazarus and local resident crew Droog will be sharing their wonderfully weird music within the Spider Room on Saturday April 5th all night long. If you haven't tried it before now your chance, Getting Lost with the Rebels is a memorable treat.
Resident Advisor, the global website for the electronic music scene gets up close and personal with our own SETH TROXLER this month getting him talking about 'Teshno', 'slap your girlfriend drums', Detroit and his new projects.
Also they are flaunting the sounds of the wonderful DINKY for the next episode in their innovative podcast series.
Check it out ...
Dinky - Goa, Rome
Pier Bucci - Club Aura, Monterrey
Damian Lazarus - Mezzanine, San Francisco
Damian Lazarus - Get lost @ Avalon , LA
Jamie Jones - fabric, London
Dinky - Monkeys, Dusseldorf
Pier Bucci - La santanera, Playa Del Carmen
Pier Bucci - Bar Americas, Guadalajara
Clive Henry - East Village, London
Dinky - Cocorico
Damian Lazarus - Cool House, Cardiff
Clive Henry - Ketoloco, London
Jamie Jones - Klub K4, Ljubliana
Damian Lazarus - Lux, Lisbon
Hector - Stealth, Nottingham
Seth Troxler - Minimal Hospital @ Suburbia, Rome
Pier Bucci - Fluid club, Bergamo
Rob Mello - Brand New Fiction, London
Matt Tolfrey - Fabric,London
Dinky - Panorama Bar, Berlin
Matthew Styles - Panorama Bar, Berlin
Clive Henry -Simpler, Newcastle
Matt Tolfrey - The Attic, Manchester
Damian Lazarus - Just Jack, bristol
Dinky - Panik, Paris
Matt Tolfrey -Bicycle Club, London
Hector - Warehouse Project, Manchester
Jamie Jones - Warehouse Project, Manchester
Damian Lazarus - Monza, Granada
Pier Bucci - Monza, Granda
Seth Troxler - Monza, Granada
Dinky - Platten Bau, Berlin
Pier Bucci - MetroDanceClub, Alicante
Jamie Jones - Living Room, Lugano
by PIER BUCCI
- Machupichu in the morning without people
- Baikal Lake in Russian Siberia
- The middle of the South Atlantic at 5.00 am with glassy ocean
- The Great Wall in China
- Chan Chan, capital of the Chimu Empire, America's largest prehispanic mud-brick settlement (pictured)
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