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Preview & Comp – Secretsundaze NYE w/ Andrés, Martyn [Live] & Trevino at Bussey Building

By Competitions, Event Previews and Reviews, Hot Off The Press

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Seasoned London outfit Secretsundaze look set to build on last year’s sell-out NYE event at The Troxy with another end of year extravaganza. Moving proceedings to the trendy quarters of Peckham’s Bussey Building, where Secretsundaze have thrown several of their most recent parties, this year’s line-up is arguably as exciting, if not more so, than 2011’s.  Man of the moment Andrés headlines, bringing his deep, razor sharp mixing style back to the capital. He’ll be joined by fellow American Amir Alexander and the ever changing Martyn, who’ll be showcasing his live set. As if that wasn’t enough, Trevino, one of the UK’s 2012 breakthrough acts, will be spinning tracks from his dark, dubby crates. As ever, Giles Smith and James Priestley will be on support duty, further cementing themselves as one of the best warm-up teams in the game. Of all the countless options available this NYE, Secretsundaze continues to offer one of the most viable.

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In conjunction with the NYE event, MEOKO have a mouthwatering competition to offer one lucky winner. If you fancy taking you and a friend to see in the new year with Secretsundaze AND win a vinyl copy of SS07 [James Priestley & Marco Antonio, with a Trevino remix], all you have to do is tell us…

Trevino is the alias of which celebrated drum’n’bass producer?

a) DJ Hype b) Andy C

c) Marcus Intalex

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk

Doors open at 9pm on Monday 31st December and close at 6am. 

Tickets available here 

It’s a house presents a nomadiq rooftop experience ~ oslo records ~ zombie soundsystem – Win Tickets

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press, MEOKO Presents

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The latest exciting artistic and creative space to hit South Africa’s Cape Town is It’s a House.   Officially just opening, it has been pretty difficult to unearth any information on this mysterious new venture, so it’s probably best we leave it to the people in charge to tell us in their own words about the project: “It’s a House is a ‘bespoke lifestyle” , a creative concept geared toward creating an environment where people can embody and express their inner creative.” Wow, that sounds enriching.  From what we can gather, it is going to be a space used for creative purposes – from cinema screenings and exhibitions to just being somewhere where you can sit down, have a drink and surf the web.

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Ah, and we should mention that they will also be hosting club nights, starting off with a very special inaugural celebration next Saturday 8th December. Presenting A Nomadiq Rooftop Experience,  It’s a House will be decked out in all manner of hedonistic colour, with a soundtrack sourced straight from the finest dance-floors of the European house scene.  Oslo Records boss Nekes will be bringing his unique, celebrated blend of deep house to Cape Town, alongside DJ Shane Watcha of Zombie Soundsystem fame, who actually started his DJing career not too far away in the small clubs of Durban, SA. There’s a certain air of enigma hanging over this rooftop party; best you get yourselves down there and find out what all the fuss is about.

Even better, you could be going for free. MEOKO have very kindly been offered a pair of tickets to next Saturday’s event. To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to is tell us:

Oslo is the capital of which Scandinavian country?

a) Norway
b) Japan
c) South Africa

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk

Doors open at 1pm on Saturday 8th December. Tickets are available online now for R70-100.

Full line-up/

Nekes [Oslo Records] Shane Watcha [Zombie Soundsystem]

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EVENT Details 

It’s a House 

Magna Carta 1st Birthday w/ Audiojack, Deniz Kurtel, Fur Coat, jozif – Win x4 Tickets + Deniz Kurtel Vinyl & Fur Coat Vinyl + Free Entry to After Party

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press

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London-based promotional outfit Magna Carta has spent the last 12 months working right at the cutting edge of East London’s house scene. Starting from relative scratch, the outfit invited the likes of T-Boy, Adana Twins and the Wildkats to join them in showcasing the most exciting new sounds in the city, slowly but steadily building their reputation as one of the capital’s go-to parties.  Their last event saw them push the proverbial boat out with a 12 hour marathon, featuring the likes of Luca C & Brigante and Miguel Puente. For their 1st Birthday celebrations on the 8th December, however, they’re taking things to a whole new level.

Instead of opting for the one major headliner, Magna Carta have put together a selection of the most exciting house music talent on offer. Audiojack, Gavin Herlihy and jozif all feature, alongside performances from Venezuelan duo Fur Coat and Crosstown Rebels affiliate Deniz Kurtel, who’ll be showcasing her LIVE show.  The party will span nine hours, opening from the earlier time of 9pm to maximise merriment. The Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, which is by now one of the most respected club spaces in London, will host the party and will be kitted out in the most up-to-date sound and lighting equipment. Whether you’re a Magna Carta regular or a new kid on the block, this isn’t a line-up that can really be ignored.

 

In true MEOKO style, we are offering one lucky reader the chance to win four tickets to Saturday’s event PLUS a Deniz  Kurtel vinyl and Fur Coat Vinyl and if thats not enough already, we will also throw in some tickets to get you into the after party.  If you would like to win all of the above, all you have to do is tell us..

What does the latin Magna Carta literally mean in English?

a) Great Charter
b) Magnificent Cart
c) Big Card

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk

Doors open at 9pm on Saturday 8th December and close at 6am. Tickets are still available online from £20.

Full Line Up / 

Audiojack
Deniz Kurtel (live)
Fur Coat
jozif
Gavin Herlihy
Nitin
Mark Jenkyns
Bastard Love
Igluu

Buy Tickets Here 

 

Born Electric with James Zabiela, DJ T, Pangaea & Glimpse – Win tickets & Vinyl

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press

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After an inaugural party to remember at London’s XOYO in October, Born Electric returns to the capital for an event bursting at the seams with house music talent. Migrating south of the Thames, the record label will take over the aptly titled Brixton Electric on Saturday 22nd December. The imprint is the brainchild of dance music luminary James Zabiela, who after years of success as a DJ and producer, decided it was time to give a little back to the community. The label will be as eclectic in its featured artists as in its sound, with Zabiela looking to purvey as broad and vibrant a cross-section of his electronic tastes as possible.

The event on the 22nd, the first where Zabiela has been able to flex his curating muscles, will convey just how varied his musical interests are. Joining him will be seasoned tech-housers DJ T and Glimpse, UK bass doyen Pangaea and beat-scape whizzkid Gang Colours, who’ll be performing a a rare DJ set. The party will also feature a very special appearance from old-skool techno duo The Advent, who have recently revived their two decade old live show. Regardless of whether you count yourself as a James Zabiela fan or not, there should be plenty on offer in Brixton that night to satisfy even the most refined musical predilections.

To celebrate the first in what will undoubtedly be a long line of Born Electric showcases, MEOKO have teamed up with the imprint to offer one lucky punter the chance to win 2 x VIP Guestlist passes to the event, plus a vinyl copy of BE001. All you have to do is tell us:

James Zabiela was born in which city on the UK’s south coast?

a) Southampton
b) Northampton
c) Roehampton

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk.

Doors open at 10pm on Saturday 22nd and close at 06am. 

Full lineup/

James Zabiela
Glimpse [Live] Pangaea
Gang Colours [DJ Set] Very special guest: The Advent [Live]

Tickets are still available online from £15 – Click here 

Futureboogie Recordings present Maxxi Soundsystem, Waifs & Strays, Ron Basejam

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press

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Futureboogie Recordings return to London town this weekend to bring a selection of their favourite in-house acts to the capital’s crowds. Part DJ collective, part promotional outfit and now part agency, the longstanding Bristolians have made an indelible mark on the UK house scene in recent years, paving the way for artists such as Eats Everything and Maxxi Soundsystem to morph into internationally acclaimed household names. Their unique, grittier brand of bass heavy disco-house has captured the imagination of revellers nationwide, making them one of the most revered and respected outfits in British electronic music.

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Wanting to squeeze in one last London knees-up before the busy Christmas period kicks in, Futureboogie have taken over an unidentified East London warehouse and kitted it out ready for a proper party. Spinning on the night will be Maxxi Soundsystem, Waifs & Strays, Behling & Simpson and Ron Basejam of Crazy P fame, with support from the esteemed legion of FB residents. There’s little more to add and, to be honest, with great music, great sound and a friendly, enthusiastic sea of dancing faces, what more does a Saturday night need?

Okay so free entry would be useful. Well then, look no further. MEOKO are offering one lucky boogie fan the chance to win 2x tickets to the event on Saturday, plus a copy of the Futureboogie 10 compilation on CD. All you have to do is tell us:

To ‘boogie’ is another term for…

a) Eating

b) Snorting drugs

c) Dancing

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk.

 

Full line-up/

Maxxi Soundsystem

Waifs & Strays

Ron Basejam

Behling & Simpson

Christophe

Futureboogie DJs

Doors open at 10pm on 1st December and close at 06am. Tickets are available online now from £17.50+ and will most likely sell-out.

TICKETS 

Futureboogie Recordings on Facebook 

fabric NYE & WYS! NYD – Win tickets for both – Double fabric action

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press

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As December hits home this weekend, there will be only one thing on most people’s minds for the following 4 weeks: NYE. To be precise, what exactly to do for it?  Every year the same question incessantly circulates through friendship groups, with everyone hoping, PRAYING, that someone will offer up their free house for a non-stop 48 hour rave. Sadly, this rarely happens. And so more and more we feel ourselves inclined to ensure a good time by booking tickets to high-profile nights at our favourite clubbing establishments. London’s fabric is, of course, one such popular destination.

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This year the London institution will be hosting both its annual in-house NYE party and the WetYourself! New Year’s Day event. For 2012/3, both boast impressive line-ups. fabric NYE will go for 12 hours straight, featuring Room 1 DJ sets from Four Tet, Steffi, Craig Richards and Laura Jones, as well as a live set from Desolat don Martin Buttrich. As ever, Room 2 caters for the more refined techno tastes, with performances from Floorplan AKA Robert Hood, Dave Clarke and Joseph Capriati. Hypercolour have been awarded the honour of hosting Room 3, which will see Kris Wadsworth spin alongside their talented team of residents. For NYD, WetYourself! will also be spreading themselves across all three rooms, hosting the likes of Marc Houle, Miss Kittin, Palisade (Live) and Tato. Each and every year fabric offer a memorable, failsafe solution to the perennial NYE/NYD conundrum. And as long as you’re not actually standing in the DJ booth, you can even prance around like a fool and pretend that you’re having the time of your life seeing in the new year in your best mate’s living room.

To celebrate this end-of-year double header, MEOKO have teamed up with fabric to offer two lucky winners the chance to win entry for them and a friend to both fabric NYE and WYS! NYD. That’s over £200 worth of tickets to be won, so have a long hard think about your answer to this impossibly simple question:

Fabric is located next to which famous London market?

a) Spitalfields

b) Smithfields

c) Portobello Road

To win, send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk with ‘Make My New Year’ in the subject line. 

Buy tickets for Fabric New Years Eve here 

Buy tickets for WYS! NY Day here

Circo Loco NY Day Preview – Win FREE Entry PLUS latest Visionquest Album

By Competitions, Event Previews and Reviews, Hot Off The Press, MEOKO Exclusive

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Seasoned party veterans Circo Loco return to London on January 1st for the next instalment of their coveted annual New Year’s Day celebration. The 2013 event will see the respected global brand take over the iconic Brixton Academy, which has proven itself in recent times to be one of the capital’s favourite, and best suited, electronic venues. With a capacity of over 5,000, nowhere in the country can quite match Brixton for its classic, decadent interior and potent, electrifying atmosphere.

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As ever, the most important feature of any Circo Loco party is its line-up, and this year’s selection looks set to be as strong as ever. Long-established residents Tania Vulcano, Clive Henry and Davide Squillace will be joined by two of this year’s most prolific stars: none other than Seth Troxler and Maceo Plex. Ensuring the party keeps moving throughout its entire eight hour duration will also be System of Survival and one of the most revered DJs on the scene in Mr Shaun Reeves. All consummate professionals, all fantastic acts, all under one roof. Plus, for those of you familiar with Brixton’s famous sloped deck, it will be transformed on the night into a flat, levelled dance-floor to keep you dancing way into the early hours of the brand new year.

 

Somehow, a pair of tickets to the NYD party have appeared on one of the desks at MEOKO HQ. How they got there is anyone’s guess but so as not to arouse any further suspicion, we’d like to give them away. If you fancy taking you and a friend, and think you can make it through until the 2nd still standing, just answer this simplest of questions: oh what the hek, we’ll also throw in the latest Visionquest album …

 

Circo Loco translates as what in English?

a) Crazy Circus b) Rowdy Circle c) Mad Circuit

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk.

Doors open at 9pm on Tuesday 1st January and close at 5am. Tickets are still available online from £47 but hurry, because they will sell-out.

Exclusive mix from System of Survival 

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Full line-up/

Tania Vulcano

Seth Troxler

Maceo Plex

Davide Squillace

System Of Survival

Clive Henry

Tickets available here 

Iluminar with Denney & Mike Gill – Win Tickets & Vinyl

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press

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Brand spanking new promotional outfit Illuminar are set to kick off what they hope will be an illustrious career on Saturday December 1st. The reportedly laid-back (‘less full-on rave and more summer beach party’), London-based enterprise will be taking over what used to be the East End’s legendary T-Bar, hosting their first party at the newly furbished Dukes House, complete with renewed 6am licence and fully operational Funktion-One sound.

Denney (Hot Creations / 20:20 Vision / Leftroom)

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Headlining the inaugural party will be a selection of hot young things. First up: Denney. Born and raised in Middlesborough, Denney cut his teeth on the dance-floors of Leeds and for a long time worked, dance and DJed at the legendary Back to Basics club night. Today, Denney is marking himself out as a production force to be reckoned with, having already notched up releases on Hot Creations and Viva Music, to name but a few. A DJ first and foremost however, Denney never fails to rock whichever crowd you put in front of him. Joining him will be DJ, producer and sound engineer Mike Gill. This Londoner is spoken about as one of the best young producers on the circuit, and with releases on Hot Waves, Electronique and Wolf & Lamb already to his name, you’d struggle to argue against him. All in all, this looks set to be an opening soiree to remember.

 

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To welcome a new allegiance of fans to the party, Illuminar have very kindly teamed up with MEOKO to offer two lucky people the chance to each win a pair of tickets to the event PLUS a copy of Denney’s Hot Creations Summer Sampler on vinyl. All you have to do is answer this impossibly simple question:

Hot Creations is the record label set up by which DJ and production outfit?

a) Hot Natured b)The Chemical Brothers c)Daft Punk

Send your answers to hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk.

Doors: Saturday 1st December 10pm-06am. Tickets: Still available online from £10+. MOTD.

Full line-up/ Denney (Hot Creations, 20:20 Vision, Leftroom) Mike Gill (Wolf Lamb, Hot Waves) Will Crawshaw Elijah Collins Nist Jacques Groove Pattern Face

Tickets available here

Iluminar on Facebook 

 

Eastern Electrics New Years Eve 2012 – Win VIP Tickets + Music & more…

By Competitions, Festival, Hot Off The Press, MEOKO Presents

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It’s that time of the year when we’re forced to think about all the important things in life…Halloween, Guy Fawkes, roasting Chestnuts, Christmas presents and of course New Years Eve.  The NYE conundrum is always a tough one – how do you spend one of the biggest nights of the year??

Well luckily we’ve teamed up with our good friends over at Eastern Electrics, who are throwing another one of their huge NYE events, to make the decision that little bit easier for you with this fantastic prize…

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As far as NYE events go, EE have been at the forefront for a number of years hosting their sellout events with likes of Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, Damian Lazarus, Anja Schneider, Matthew Dear, Steve Bug and MANDY at some of the capitals best venues. This year will be no different with man of the moment Eats Everything playing alongside Joy Orbison who tore the roof off last summers stand out new Eastern Electrics Festival.

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Bristol’s Daniel Pearce aka Eats Everything has had an impressive year showcasing his unique and modern blend of ultra bass heavy house and techno, whipping crowds into a frenzy wherever he plays.  Joy Orbison’s slightly more experimental take on house infuses dubstep, breaks and garage has seen him release successful EP’s on the likes of Hotflush as well as his own Doldrums imprint. Mulletover main man and house and techno connoisseur Geddes has just been added to the bill alongside rising house and garage star Huxley, promising to make this another NYE to remember at Elephant & Castles infamous uber-venue The Coronet.

If this wasn’t enough we are very excited to be giving away the following as a prize for one extremely lucky winner:

–       1 pair of VIP tickets for EE NYE

–       1 USB stick of Eats Everything music

–       1 signed copy of Huxley’s ‘Trax 3’ Compilation

–       1 Mulletover T-shirt

To be in with a chance of winning simply comment below telling us your New Years resolution….

Eastern Electrics on Facebook 

 Tickets available on Resident Advisor 

 

 

Unleash Presents ‘Life & Death’ Label Showcase – Win x4 Tickets & Vinyl

By Competitions, Hot Off The Press, MEOKO Presents

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After previous sell out events with the likes of Heidi, DJ T, Clockwork, Kate Simko and Daniel Bortz, Unleash return this Saturday showcasing the sensational Life & Death records. As the first London showcase of its kind, Unleash have pulled out all the stops in securing Life and Death’s Tale of Us, Clockwork and DJ Tennis, whilst Diynamic Music’s freshest DJ production duo Hunter/Game complete the exceptional bill.

For those unfamiliar, Life & Death have taken the scene by storm with their blend of avant-garde pop and dark synthesized house and techno, mixing the melancholic with the melodic and presenting us with a truly unique sound and concept.

Headlining this weekend are Tale Of Us whose releases on both Life & Death and Visionquest have seen them receive huge air play and an even busier gig schedule. Alongside them Clockwork and label boss DJ Tennis will help London celebrate one of house music’s freshest labels.

With the audio nicely taken care of,  PrickImage will be on hand to awaken your visual senses with his groundbreaking and mindblowing 3D visual and live AV set. Check out one of his stunning and down right scary videos here.

MEOKO have teamed up with our good friends at Unleash to offer you the chance to win x4 tickets to this weekends Life & Death Showcase as well as a signed copy of their latest vinyl: LAD007 which includes tracks by Ryan Crosson and Tale Of Us. To win, email us at hello_competitions@devmeoko.co.uk with ‘This is a matter of Life & Death’ in the subject title. Good luck!

Limited tickets are still available from RA here

Unleash on Facebook 

***VENUE WILL BE ANNOUNCED 3 DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT***