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Firefly 7th Birthday Party

1 June 07 words: badvertorial
Celebrating seven long years of hedonistic debauchery, incessant raving and blurry memories

Firefly will be celebrating seven long years of hedonistic debauchery, incessant raving and blurry memories at the Marcus Garvey Ballroom this weekend. During that time they’ve had a wide range of DJs ranging from the blistering ghetto edged techno of Dave Clarke, Jeff Mills’ looped exercises in Detroit brutality and the bolshy beats of the Plump DJs.

They’re celebrating with some very special acts lined up. The French two man tag team Justice, crafting sonic assaults of blistering pace and relentless energy, fusing hiphop, electro and techno all into one devastating kaleidoscope of acid house power. Constantly touted as everything from the saviours of indie dance to the heirs of Daft Punk’s throne.

Then there’s Novamute’s Speedy J playing live. Always shifting the boundaries, this Rotterdam producer has for over a decade now produced some of the most startling electronic music to be recorded in the last ten years. He was initially lauded as a technocrat extraordinaire courtesy of his debut album releases G Spot and Ginger, both lessons in fluid, functional techno. However, he quickly established a reputation as the enfant terrible of the electronic scene thanks to the albums Public Energy No 1 and A Shocking Hobby.

Also on the bill is Gallic legend Busy P aka Pedro Winter. The unsung hero of French dance, Busy P has been part of every wave of creativity that emanates from our continental cousins. Manager to Daft Punk, friends with Cassius and mates with every cool French dude there is, he presided over the first crescendo of French house, working with the likes of Alan Braxe and of course Bangalter and Guy Manuel. He was there when the electro influence first seeped through as the disco homages took a back seat, whilst his Ed Banger records continue to trail blaze all in front of them. Support comes from the residents and a few more surprises thrown in too for good measure…

Saturday June 9th
Firefly 7th Birthday Party!
Marcus Garvey Ballroom, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2BY
Justice
Speedy J Live
Busy P
Jeet
Residents plus much more
More TBC
10pm – 6am
£15 Early Bird on sale now while stocks last.
£MOTD
Check the Firefly Mailout for exclusive special offers
Info 07811391010

Firefly Website
Firefly Recordings

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