Dance DILLON FRANCIS, FLOSSTRADAMUS, Knife Party

Published on August 31st, 2013 | by Jago

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Spend HALLOWEEN with Knife Party @ O2

As far as Halloween shows go, it doesn’t get any bigger or better than this. On Saturday 2nd November at the iconic O2 Academy Brixton, an act at the forefront of a burgeoning electronic music movement will take centre stage. That act is Knife Party.

The fearsome duo will be headlining the spooky proceedings for what will be London’s most raucous Halloween show of 2013. As Knife Party’s biggest event in the Capital to date and with some very special guests yet to be announced, now is the time to get your fangs into a heavy night of bass-ridden indulgence.

The Haunted House phenomenon begun last year with a US Tour and has since gone on to spook crowds in Miami and Ibiza, with a residency atAmnesia that has taken the Island by storm this summer. Knife Party’s Haunted House has raised the bar for huge parties of music and mayhem, with mind blowing production, an onslaught of beats from the headliners and special guest DJs and unique live performers inside the clubs. NowKnife Party will be unleashing the Haunted House for the first time ever in the UK, providing full sensory overload and a night of mayhem and ‘seizure music’ guaranteed.

Having become a pivotal act in the electronic music world since releasing their first EP ‘100% No Modern Talking’ at the end of 2011, Knife Partyhave quickly risen to be seen as pioneers at the forefront of the scene. This status has been reinforced with hits such as ‘Antidote’ their collaboration with Swedish House Mafia‘Internet Friends’ which has had over 3.5 million views on YouTube, and their EP ‘Rage Valley’ which broke the Top Ten iTunes chart in the US, UK and Australia. Their latest release ‘Haunted House’, pushed boundaries even further and marked a welcome and typically uncompromising return from the duo that has shocked dancefloors the world over. Expect to hear classic material as well as new sounds at their London performance and some surprises that will turn Brixton’s O2 Academy into an unforgettable Halloween experience for the night.

Joining Knife Party on the bill for this special night is the LA born producer Dillon Francis. Recognised as the protege to Diplo and a pioneer in theMoombahton genre, he has become one of the most in demand DJs on the planet today. Fresh from several performances at festivals this summer, don’t miss this opportunity to see him up close and personal and feel the full force of his bass-heavy selections.

Also joining in on the Halloween festivities are fellow American DJs Flosstradamus. As leaders of the pack in the Trap movement, they found fame through bone breaking remixes of high profile acts such as Sub Focus and Major Lazer. The Hoodie Boyz high energy sets mark them as a‘must see’ act of 2013, so expect mayhem from the Chicagoans and welcome them to London in true Haunted House fashion.

Long hailed as London’s flagship venue and with a capacity of nearly 5000, the O₂ Academy Brixton is famed for its incredible atmosphere and will be the perfect stage to witness the huge production of the Haunted House and the unstoppable force that is Knife Party.

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grew up (in Camden) so it’s safe to say that there is not much this boy has not seen. He is hard to shock yet easy to please, armed with an eclectic taste in music and film. Jago is always ready to tackle anything from Punk Rock, D & B, House to Opera. This makes him a great person to send out into the thick of things. He has a passion for cinematography and fine dining and constantly tries to mix the two. If he is not dancing, eating or watching a movie then he is probably working his way through a bottle of champagne with the local talent. HE NEVER SLEEPS!


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