In 2017 we celebrate 15 years of the most inspiring imprints in dance music today. A time that sees no sign of the label relenting, with club nights and festival appearances across the globe and a roster of releases setting the bar for the best in modern 170 bass music.
Over the years the label has released music from artists across the scene, showcasing a diverse and vital roster covering all angles of the music that Kasra loves so much. Not content with a release schedule bursting with future classics and his own rigorous DJ’ing schedule continually on the up, the label boasts its own branded club nights, Critical Sound. These nights traverse the globe with the Critical family and specially selected guests bringing their own interpretation of the Critical Sound. As a DJ Kasra has done what only a select few people around the world have managed in their careers; being asked to mix FabricLive62, which went on to be one of the most successful Drum & Bass mix albums of the year.
The name Foreign Concept has come to represent both a DJ’ing distinction and a multiform production style that synthesises the sounds of yesterday and tomorrow in chord with the Critical Music ethos.
The London born, but now Bristol dwelling talent took to the turntables in 2004, and whilst bringing to the fore a future-thinking genre inclusivity that makes his DJ sets uniquely hard to miss, Foreign Concept was quickly noted for his finesse for infectious blends of which lead to an international DJ schedule as a club and festival favourite.
The eclectic producer has consistently experimented in his music with a devout focus on the quality of his repertoire. After a series of ground-breaking releases on Critical Music, including his “Make Meals EP” , the title track of which Beatport placed in their top ten releases of the year, he is set to unleash his latest musical masterpiece – “Skit City EP”, which drops in April 2017.
Bristol's Alternate residents Sam Binary, Brittune and Medic MC make their Aperture debuts with a signature b2b set. Expect connoisseur selections, spanning various eras and vibes, with Sam Binary's own productions also featuring.
Kasra (15 Years Of Critical Set)
Ransom B2B Minimal Contact
Sam Binary B2B Brittune (Alternate)
Hosted by MC Mantmast, Medic MC, MC XL
FRIDAY 21st APRIL
10pm-4am (advance tickets please arrive before 11:30 to make sure you catch all the DJs)
Family Vol 1 / APE001 Out Now!
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