Art & Culture

LocDown is a free party night @ Star of Bethnal Green, brand new concept and perspective of music & people, music wise selected from new disco to funkadelic to deep house music sessions and lots of good vibes.

RAYMUNDO RODRIGUEZ [lekker/cubism/electric sheep/jaded]

The last few years have seen Ray move from hosting shows on pirate stations such as House FM (for which He received a House Music Award nomination) and Push FM to slots on Ministry Of Sound Radio and Galaxy FM, twin residencies for London’s now legendary Sunday morning after party Jaded (now residing at Cable), and Rome’s state of the art music venue Room 26, as well as guest DJ slots in all the major clubs in London/UK and all over Europe.
Never one to rest on his laurels, Ray continues to maintain a strong and ever-growing presence in a very fast moving scene. Most recently, he has entered the world of music production, with remixes for labels such as Lekker, Electric Sheep, Endemic Digital, Techno Therapy, Plastik.FM, Bigger Deer and Cubism.


GABBI LOPEZ [release sustain/wavetec/archipel/slant]

DJ and producer Gabbi Lopez is a resident at Cafe 1001 in Brick Lane and has played alongside some impressive names in the past including Jimpster, Derrick May, joey Beltram, Francois K, Terry Francis, Felix da Housecat, Eddie richards, Dave angel and Metro Area. His style is stripped down techno, minimal and deep house. Funk-edged and dubby, you can’t help but nod your head and tap you foot when he’s on the decks.


ALEX VIEIRA [kismet]

Tiago De Sousa AKA Alex Vieira
His musical career and recognition has all been made by playing and releasing in labels such as Kismet records and yet confirmed when head honcho Kismet boss: Rui Da Silva himself took him under his wing, musical experiences and influences were rooted in salsa, meringue and Latin orchestras:Bossa Nova:Kisomba:Rumba:Fado and Xaxaxa…………..