Join Steve Lawler, Darius Syrossian ART DEPARTMENT Detlef Secondcity Jansons on Sunday 29th July 2018
on 29th July at Butterfly Effect Festival
Darius Syrossian ART DEPARTMENT Detlef Secondcity Jansons
Steve Lawler needs no introduction, but he certainly warrants one. You would be hard pushed to find a more in-form, in-demand, exceptionally talented artist, regarded as highly by his industry peers as he is by his huge global base of musically educated fans. Steve Lawler, a child of the acid house generation, has been busy with the beats long before genres were but a twinkle in clublandʼs eye. An electronic artist who defies generic boundaries, ever since his days organising the infamous motor way raves back in the early 90ʻs underneath the M42 motor way, in the UK.
‘It’s all House and Techno and I’m not interested fads’ these words by Darius Syrossian not only define the style and sound of Darius, but also represent the principles by which he has successfully made his name as a DJ, Producer, Label boss and Radio host at a global level. But as a true workaholic Darius Syrossian has been living and breathing, playing and producing house music for all of his adult life. Having served 14 years in a record shop, he has the grass roots knowledge and understanding that has helped him rise to the very top of the global.
Art Department, the infamous electronic music act, has seen almost unparalleled success within the world of dance music in recent years.The prolific producer’s original style landed Art Department at the forefront of a major underground music movement, transcending genre barriers and breaking down walls as few other underground artists have. Their game-changing contribution to the electronic music landscape has been undeniable. Since the project’s inception, the band has been one of the most in-demand touring acts on the circuit, performing at nearly 150 events annually on a seemingly never-ending world tour. Jonny continues to successfully develop his beloved No.19 Music record label, which to date has released works from over 100 of the most influential electronic artists across the tour.
A DJ and producer of the highest order, Alexander Georgiandis, AKA Detlef, has garnered a reputation as one of the most exciting names in the underground scene. The Greek artist has rapidly established himself as one the leading names in the industry, releasing and remixing with well respected labels including Hot Creations, Moon Harbour, and Relief.
Earning support from the likes of Jamie Jones, Marco Carola, Green Velvet, Matthias Tanzmann, and Pete Tong, Detlef has become a firm favourite with clubbers thanks to his vibrant mixes and dynamic live sets
Born in the UK, but raised in Chicago, Secondcity has a unique pan-Atlantic outlook on House and Techno music that takes influence from his exposure to both of these musical hotspots. His 2014 release ‘I Wanna Feel’ has amassed over 30 million plays on Spotify alone. The track picked up support from the likes of Skream, Annie Mac and Zane Lowe and received his first ever UK #1. Later in the same year, Secondcity released ‘I Enter’ on Claude Von Stroke’s ‘DirtyBird’, which hit top stop in the Beatport charts. As such, in the space of some 24 months Rowan has accelerated into the collective consciousness of house heads around the world.