After three years absence, the legendary Hackney Wick ‘Lick Off parties are back! Formally held at the infamous Lord Napier on White Post Lane, we have now moved to one of East London’s premier venues, the Rhythm Factory. With a night that boasts a heavy line up of , drum n’ bass, dub-step, grime, jungle and everything in between, you know this is going to be a night that surely cannot be missed.
PIRATE SOUNDSYSTEM (HEAVY WARPER) –
Inspired by the history of London’s dance scene PS’s constantly evolving sound draws on rave, grime, dubstep and garage and turning these influences into their own brand of house, with heavy basslines aimed squarely at the dancefloor. With a string of official remixes for Hadouken, Wiley, Si Beg, DZ, Drop The Lime, Bonde Do Role, Murderhood, D-Code and Zomby already under their belt, you know these guys are gonna be serious!
BLACK MASA (DJHERO/DRMROLLPLS/FLUSHED) –
With headline slots and residencies at some of London’s biggest underground venues, Black Masa will blow your minds, and your ear drums, with their stunning live show. Their style has most famously been described as “Rowdy Wobble, Electro, Dubstep & Fidget meets whatever classic rock punk & pop Black Masa has in mind. 2 Many DJs in a fight with Raffertie” – THEM LONDON
BASS n SUNSHINE DRUM SOUNDSYSTEM –
AKA: DJ Dunn, MC Whitey and Obea Man MC. Born out of the early rave seen, BSDs are back once more. This unholy reunion is the first official live show, since their initial split. Expect old skool jungle and pounding techno, that’s guaranteed to bring the house down.
ANGELA MURKLE (THEM) –
The artist formally known as ‘Jack the Tripper’ (aka Crispier) returns to play yet another banging set. With his own unique blend of reggae, grime, dubstep, jungle, dab and hip hop, its a pure assault on the senses.
KEVLA (Z-SHED/ARMADA) –
The legendary Kevlar comes to conquer the dancefloor with his off-key, futuristic, mutant bassline and grub step, backed up by his heavy workboats.
DJ WOBBLY (STUDIO 8) –
This young Producer/DJ is also part of one East London’s finest up an coming bands, Rags Rudi. With his mashup of dubstep, drum and bass, reggae and the occasional surprise, you know its worth sticking around to catch the wobble time.
DJ POLA w/ Twizzle MC (Urban front Records) –
Signed to Urban front recordings, this young up and coming DJ/producer will turn the dancefloor to liquid, with is original mix of lively, liquid drum n’ bass.
When he’s not tearing it up on the catwalk, this model/artist/DJ is dropping some of the finest mixes on the dance floor. Expect heavy dubstep, with a sprinkle of electro-house, hip-hop and grime thrown in for good measure.