Half Baked began life in 2009; it was a party that aimed to make Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning as vital as Saturday night for lovers of good music. Since then, Half Baked have been holding Sunday afternoon parties at various locations across East London, all the while treating loyal followers to some of the finest names in house music. In the last 6 months alone, the Half Baked residents have been joined at their monthly parties by the likes of: Baby Ford, Dyed Soundorom, Margaret Dygas, Zip, Valentino Kanzyani and Fumiya Tanaka. There should be no disappointment this time round as they present a lineup topped by Motor City Drum Ensemble and Tama Sumo.
Announced as the final special guest, MCDE is as renowned for his DJing talent as he is for his distinctive and game changing series of productions, most notably ‘Raw Cuts’ 1-6. As a DJ, MCDE displays his various disco, soul, house and occasionally techno influences. He’s a dedicated crate digger who delights in making the crowd smile, crafting sets that are often talked about long after by the people who were there to witness them.
Tama Sumo’s inclusion on the lineup is no less exciting. Part of the furniture in Berlin, she has held down some historic residencies at Tresor, Ostgut and Berghain. DJing regularly in the German capital since 1993, she has adopted many different styles of music into her repertoire and gained a reputation for long, expansive sets. Expect a varied collection of dark and bassy house and techno.
Alongside these two there are many more gems on the lineup including the French duo Hold Youth (Seuil & Le Loup), Romanian a:rpia:r affiliated Dan Andrei and Italian deep house veteran Enrico Mantini. You can check out the full lineup below, which covers 15 hours of music over 2 rooms.
Last but not least, it’s definitely worth mentioning that the party will be taking place on the massive terrace at Studio 338 in Greenwich. It’s a crazy venue which is perfect for a Sunday afternoon party. You can check out the feature we did on Studio 338 here.
For the chance to win 2 tickets to the event, send an email to email@example.com with the words ‘Half Baked Easter Special’ in the subject.
Motor City Drum Ensemble [MCDE Recordings]Tama Sumo [ Ostgut Ton / Panorama Bar]Hold Youth AKA Seuil & Le Loup [ Eklo / Hold Youth / Half Baked Records ]
Enrico Mantini [ Traxx Underground / Wilson Records ]
Robin Ordell [ Eklo / Half Baked Records ]