A techno alchemist, Luke Slater has always sought out the extreme often melding influences and styles into a furious and unique sound that has seen him acclaimed as one of the pioneers of British techno. His many and varied releases have seen him mature from an acid house inspired amateur
We’re bringing 2014 to a tremendous close with another outstanding show at KOKO! Join us on the 27th December where Ellen Allien will be headlining with support from Luke Slater as Planetary Assault Systems, Octave One, A Guy Called Gerald – Live In Session & Dasha Rush. As well as a Bad Life takeover in Room 2 featuring Raving George, MIXHELL, Autokratz & D/R/U/G/S.
Having spent many of his formative years travelling between hometown Indiana and the nearby dance music metropolises of Chicago and Detroit, Troy Pierce describes his introduction to the scene as being “in the right place, the right time with the right people.” However fortunate he was in this regard, it’s
Prince, alongside 3RDEYEGIRL, played a surprise set for the Austism Rocks benefit show at London’s KOKO last night. As an artist globally known for his world-class showmanship and mastery of his art; this left those not on the star studded guestlist green eyed, but by no means shocked. “The set was a top-to-bottom masterclass in the
Following the success of our last night at KOKO, The Playground is proud to present another spectacular line up! Leading the night’s proceedings will be LEFTFIELD- dj along with Juan Atkins and “Mad” Mike Banks Live Techno group MODEL 500, supported by a one off live performance from A
A Guy Called Gerald is the gateway between Chicago House/ Detroit Techno and the Uk Dance explosion in the 80’s. The first, if not only, Acid House producer to have 2 instrumental dance tracks in the UK charts at the same time. His visions, stylistic versatility and open-mindness helped forge
The man from U.N.K.L.E, James Lavelle, has just been added to our night at KOKO 16th August! Lavelle has had floods of success. He shaped the Trip Hop genre with his Mo’ wax label and performed a five year residency at Fabric, as well as DJ’ing in other major clubs
French Kiwi Juice, better known as FKJ, has released his latest EP “Take Off.” FKJ first made waves on the scene with “The Twins.” Its fusion of soul, funk and techno lead the Parisian producer to become known as a master of creating smooth, seductive beats. Major success followed after