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Printworks' first club show of 2020 sees Maribou State (DJ), Quantic (Solo Live), Lil Silva & Donna Leake make their Printworks debuts in the company of SG Lewis (DJ) and DJ Seinfeld.
Despite growing up in the same picturesque village, Chris Davids and Liam Ivory, aka Maribou State, customarily ignored each other at school, but discovered their shared passion for music at university in Leeds and became firm friends. Since then they have steadily built a glowing reputation via their debut album, a string of well-loved EPs, and a fistful of remixes (Including Kelis, Lana Del Rey, and Ultraísta). Plaudits from the electronic press have flowed thick and fast alongside support from radio heavyweights: Zane Lowe, Huw Stephens, Annie Mac, Giles Peterson, and Pete Tong amongst others. Intrigued by the dynamics of electronic music for the dance floor as much as with the richness and human quality of live instrumentation and song craft, the have worked tirelessly to evolve and forge a unique, compelling and deeply soulful marriage of the organic and the synthetic, showcased on their debut LP, Portraits.
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21-year-old Lil Silva is fast becoming one of the most talked about artists on the UK Bass scene. Not only does he possess the musical understanding to work with genres such as American House, Funky and Grime but his ability also allows him to merge and blend styles. Silva’s flair manifests itself in his creative production techniques, showcasing a distinct sound which he looks to continually evolve. Always looking to shy away from convention, the young producer’s talents are becoming as renowned for their innovation as they are for the effect they are having on the scene. Prominent cultural magazine factmag.com has even gone as far as describing Lil Silva’s sound as 'grime in disguise.'
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The production persona for Will Holland fusing jazz sensibility with dance floor orientated grooves and intelligent breaks. Funky, laid back jazz, groovy house, whatever - it all gets put in the mix. Fans of Mr Scruff and Jazzanova will not be disappointed.
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SG Lewis is a young DJ and music producer born in Reading but now based in Liverpool. With a little help from his label friends Disclosure and a certain Scottish superstar DJ by the name of Calvin Harris, Lewis has turned his hand to songwriting, producing and singing. He creates emotive and atmospheric dance-orientated electronic music. Influences range from the atmospheric moods of Bon Iver and James Blake to hip-hop of artists like Common, Pharrell and the Neptunes. Lewis embraces warm electronic sounds and 80's synths with deep club beats, house and disco.
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Carving out a genre-defying space for themselves in our musical landscape, Elder Island captivate with shapeshifting songs. The Bristol trio’s sound cherry-picks and transforms elements from genres as diverse as electronica, indie, pop and neo-soul.
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- 1 Printworks
- Surrey Quays Road
- SE16 7PJ