HONEY DIJON, HELENA HAUFF, PEGGY GOU.
2017 will mark our fifth year of throwing parties, and we have learned a thing or two in our time. To kick the year off with with a bang, we have curated a series celebrating femininity in the House & Techno scene. Three exquisite headliners at the top of their game will be soundtracking the revelry - all the stops will be pulled to make this our best series yet.
On January 27th, we welcome Honey Dijon to the DJ booth. Equally adept at lighting up a catwalk or the dancefloor, she blends sounds from her native Chicago with her new residence New York City and beyond, delivering consistently tantalising sets. Honey drew inspiration from Chi-town legends Ron Hardy, Frankie Knuckles and Cajmere - but it was NY spinner Danny Tenaglia who convinced her to take up the craft. Her prowess on production has been well documented, with releases on the seminal Nervous Recordings, Toolroom Trax and her recent output on Derrick Carter and Luke Solomons’ Classic.
There aren’t many artists out there who increased their profile in the past 12 months than Helena Hauff. On February the 9th, she will be bringing her unique fusion of bubbling 303s, hard hitting EBM and intergalactic electro to Komedia. Having hosted the eclectic mix of of Bicep, Hunee & Ame at the reclaimed theatre, we are dying to hear The Hauff fill the cavernous expanse with some thundering techno. Originally scouted by Actress, Helena was quickly signed to his Werkdiscs imprint. Her production methods are meticulous, using only analogue equipment and recording to single reels of tape. It’s easy to see why her output has that raw edge that most artists can only dream of.
Rounding off the series is Korean deep house don Peggy Gou. Picking up music at the age of eight, she switch her focus from classical compositions to club tracks around half a decade ago. Perfecting her methods in London and Berlin, Peggy has now found herself releasing on revered imprints Ninja Tune and Phonica White, showing off her ability to delicately craft emotive house as well as up front body music. Peggy is a trailblazer in her native Korea, where underground music is yet to take a foothold, and she aims to become the first female hailing from her native Korea to grace the booth in Berghain. We don’t see anything stopping her.
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