We’re back with a phat line up to celebrate 12 years of Acidic parties.
Held at Area 81, Packhorse Pub, Lawrence Hill, Bristol
Tickets are now on sale at Bristol Ticket Shop.
Line up as follows:
Bish Bosh Jim
MARK EG BIOGRAPHY:
Mark’s rise to fame began in the early 90’s after his love for Chicago house, Detroit techno and acid house progressed into an unequivocal need to spread the word of Belgium techno, hard techno and also hard trance. After DJing for the UK’s biggest rave parties of the time (Helter Skelter, Dreamscape etc) as well as working as PR for Re:Load, GPR and Proper Records, Mark became A+R for dance music giant Bonzai Records. He also turned his skills to journalism, editing the techno section for cult rave magazine Eternity. He soon became Assistant Editor for Wax Magazine and to this day writes record reviews for Tilllate Magazine and co-owns and edits Core Magazine.
Over the years, he’s played in nearly every continent as well as some of the biggest and best parties the dance scene has to offer. Circuito (Brazil), Q Dance (Holland), Dance Valley (Holland), Q Base (Germany), Slinky (UK), Tidy Trax (UK), Planet Love (Ireland), The World Electronic Music Festival (Canada), Glastonbury (UK), Hardline 77 (Russia), Apokalypsa (Czech Republic), Club Cinema (Ukraine), HTID (UK and Australia), Fantazia (Scotland), Ground Zero (Holland), Frantic (UK), 3D/Hard Kandy (Australia), Drop Bass Network (America), Paradog (Slovakia), Technofest (Crimea), Country Club (UK), Slammin Vinyl (UK) it’s an endless list that sees him playing an average of two to four gigs per weekend.
Mark produces music under various names (many of which are anonymous) but perhaps his most famous is with his partner Chrissi under The Anxious. With releases on established labels such as Audio Assault, ARMS, Compound, Planet Rhythm, Fine Audio and Submissions, their Live PA for Circuito in Brazil in 2005 became on of the most downloaded hard techno sets of all time.
Then there’s his own techno record label Blackout Audio. With a release schedule that’s seen releases from countless legendary techno producers including Inigo Kennedy, Glenn Wilson, Patrick Skoog and Chris McCormack, it’s hardly surprising that the label website now boasts an online techno community of nearly 20,000 members.
Whatever your style, whatever your sound, Mark EG is one artist you don’t want to miss out on. No hype, no bullshit, just music.
Dj Zebedee – International London Underground Since 1993
Zebedee has been djing in the London underground party scene since 1993, and is world renowned for his Hard/funky/Tribal acid sets.
His passion for djing and the free party scene began at 16 when he lived in a squat with a crew called The Rainbow Tribe, after helping the crew run an information stall at Tribal Energy night at the ROCKET in London, Zeb landed his first gig and soon became a monthly resident at the club.
During the early/mid 90s he teamed up with mate Lawrence to form an underground system called Restless Natives, and the pair were soon organising underground squat parties all over London.
Zebs international career began to take off around this time, when he landed his first gigs at Shambala in Vienna and at a Zilch promotions night in Amsterdam playing alongside Laurie Immersion.
He also held down a monthly residency at Feverish, in Bristol’s Lakota Nightclub, and made nationwide guest appearances at Escape from Samsara, Pendragon , Havok , Eurobeat and Homegrown.
Following the success of their regular parties around London, Zeb and Lawrence launched the infamous club night, Trancentral.
Hailed as London’s best underground tekno night at the time, Trancentral remained a permanent fixture in the party scene, until it closed its doors in early 2001.
During their partnership , Zeb and Lawrence also started a label called ORGANGRINDER, and Zeb released his first two 12”s ORGANGRINDER 01 DOGS ON ROPE, and ORGANGRINDER 02 WIERDO MAGNET.
Other artists feature on the label included Guy “Geezer” McAffer, Gizelle and Lawrie Immersion among others.
Zeb then embarked on a solo Australasian tour, which saw him play at parties and club’s through out Australia and New Zealand.
Upon returning to London Zeb carried on with the Restless Native sound system.
Early 2003 saw Zeb produce a highly success 12” with Guy “Geezer” McAffer, entitles “DJ Zebedee meets JAH Scoop” on the Hi Wire label.
Since then he has played in Venezuela, Brazil, Czech Republic, Portugal ,Italy and Poland, in addition to local gigs in Edinburgh, Bristol, Manchester , Bournemouth, Birmingham and Southampton,Japan – Sendi and Tokyo.
This year will see the return of Zebedee to Venezuela in October 2010…..To be continued