Fabric has revealed that Berghain residents Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock will be taking over their iconic Room 1 later this year. Each is set to play an extended six-hour set.
Dettmann will be making his first ever appearance in the main room 19th August. Klock will follow with a performance slotted for 16th September.
Dettmann will be joined by Anthony Parasole, O/V/R, Dasha Rush (Live), and Terry Francis. Ryan Elliott, Jay Clarke, Sigha, Perc, and Ancient Methods will be joining Klock during his fourth appearance at Fabric.
Daphni, the club-focused nom de plume of Dan Snaith (aka Caribou), is taking the lead of the forthcoming ‘Fabriclive 93’ mix.
Similarly to Omar-S and Shackleton, Daphni is claiming 100% of the mix for his own unreleased work. In total, the mix will feature 23 new tracks and four fresh edits. According to Snaith himself, a majority of the tracks were recorded exclusively for the mix .
Party promoters Wet Your Self have announced that pensioners will get free entry into their party at fabric this Sunday.
The gesture is a way of celebrating a Polish couple — both in their 70s — who spent an entire evening at the legendary club last year for one of Wet Your Self's parties and ended up raving until 5am.
Fabric has sold its legendary Room Two soundsystem on eBay for £11,700, it has been announced today.
The unnamed new owner beat out 95 other bids to win the auction, with half the proceeds from the sale being donated to Corsica Studio's co-founder Amanda Moss to help her fight against a rare form of ovarian cancer.
The soundsystem has now been replaced by a new Pioneer Pro Audio rig, meaning the old system was surplass to requirements and could be sold off.
Fabric is selling its Room Two soundsystem on eBay with half the proceeds being donated to Corsica co-founder Amana Moss, who is raising funds for her cancer treatment in Germany.
On sale via eBay, the current bidding is sat at £9,700 with just over a week to still go on the auction.
"After 16 and a half years of reliable service in Room Two, we're now selling our Martin Audio speaker system," reads the listing on eBay.
Now that fabric’s future is secure, the club is really doubling-down with its line-ups — and April’s looks like the best yet.
Featuring sets from Underground Resistance Presents: Depth Charge (Mad Mike & Mark Flash Live), John Hopkins (who is curating his own night), and electro forefathers Egyptian Lovers, April’s selections are a real statement of intent.
Fabric has revealed its full line-ups for March, which comprises a raft of names including Rødhåd, Seth Troxler, Apollonia, Sasha, Marcel Dettmann, Dave Clarke, Roman Flügel and many more.
Dystopian head honcho Rødhåd curates his own night on Friday 24th March, which sees Silent Servant, Tasha, Monoloc, Tobias (live) and Jon Hester all join the German techno don at the Farringdon venue.
Four Tet has warned that not enough is being done to save London nightlife in a new interview about how the UK capital’s nightlife is in jeopardy.
“What worries me is nothing’s being done fast enough,” Four Tet, real name Kieran Hebden, told Pitchfork. “We’re gonna lose everything, and then everyone’s gonna wake up and be like, ‘Oh well, we don’t have any nightlife, we should try and build some up now.’ That doesn’t come out of nowhere—it takes years.”
Fabric are teaming up with famous British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood next month, to host a Mad Max-themed clubnight with music from A Guy Called Gerald.
Titled SWITCH, the night will be built around Westwood's Climate Revolution charity, and is billed as “an exclusive night in aid of climate change”.
There will also be a speech by Westwood at the event, alongside sustainable energy fund Ecotricity’s Dale Vince, with a DJ set from A Guy Called Gerald.
Call Super will join the long list of esteemed contributors to Fabric's self-titled mix series later this month.
Said to focus on the "late hours" rather than offer "another peak time chapter", as the artist himself puts it, Fabric 92 compiles work from Objekt, Carl Craig, Karen Gwyer, Shanti Celeste, Bruce and more over its 24 tracks.