What better way to celebrate Beltane than with scintillating beats from two of electronic music’s hardest working producers? On Friday, May 01st, Four Tet (Kieran Hebden) and Floating Points (Sam Shepherd) decamp to the Sugar Hill Disco in Brooklyn for an all-night, all-vinyl back to back set in the outlaw disco tradition of getting down in closed restaurants and pop-up clubs. Kieran Hebden’s cut a path through heady IDM, glitchy hip hop and warped house in the past 15 years; on the upswing since breaking out in 2009, Floating Points cuts straight to body music feuled by freak-jazz, acid house and UK Garage.
You can imagine why they were paired for the closing night of London’s fabled Plastic Passion party. Or, you could stream the set below for an appetizer of the goodies that will be spinning round the spindle deep in BedStuy. Props to Brooklyn’s homegrown party purveyors, Mean Red for hosting the May Day festivities. And if you can't wait until then, they're also playing tonight at Output.
Tickets for Sugar Hill Disco are here.
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