Four Tet has been invited by London Mayor Sadiq Khan to speak at city hall about his views on the revocation of fabric’s license earlier this week, as well as the “London club situation” as a whole.
DJs around the globe spoke in support of the iconic London venue, but Four Tet, real name Kieran Hebden, posted that he had sent a direct message to Khan, stating the London Mayor is “failing right now”.
Last night, he posted an update that said, “Sadiq Khan has DMed me back now and invited me to city hall to share my views on Fabric and London club situation.”
Hebden later posted that he had returned the favour, inviting Khan to his Brixton Academy show next month (October). You can see the tweets below. The details of Hebden’s visit to city hall are still unclear.
Yesterday, news came that fabric would appeal Islington Council’s decision to revoke their license, with the official campaign to re-open the Farringdon venue launching next week. DJ Mag also revealed that the license ruling at fabric’s hearing was not made by a unanimous decision.
I sent DM to @SadiqKhan about Fabric but no response. He is failing right now.— Four Tet (@FourTet) September 7, 2016
Sadiq Khan has DMed me back now and invited me to city hall to share my views on Fabric and London club situation.— Four Tet (@FourTet) September 8, 2016
Have invited Sadiq to Brixton in Oct. if he shows up and requests a reload on skeng we might have a chance.— Four Tet (@FourTet) September 8, 2016
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