This weekend we hit up two venues for London Unlocked. We begin our day at home, in Room One with our Sunday and Love Child resident Josh Caffe’s performing one of his infamous live PAs. Tonight Caffe will sing alongside vogue dancers, Johnny Aux (Paranoid London) and Alex White (Fat White Family) while he showcases the kind of sleazy, driving acid house he’s become loved for.
Heading onwards we stream from the historic Round Chapel in Clapton, East London. Situated in the heart of Hackney, the Round Chapel is at the centre of live music for the area hosting acts in its Grade II listed building.
Performing first from this space, Archie Hamilton brings the kind of offbeat house music that he’s famously kept parties going into extended hours for in his home of London. His set brings the perfect kind of sunshine with blinking and bleeping melodies laid atop killer grooves.
Acclaimed newcomer and NTS resident FAUZIA takes over just before 4pm and shifts the dynamic up tempo, wheeling through shimmering broken beats, right up into hard edged techno, jungle and grime.
Hyperdub boss Kode9 steps in for the final set of today’s stream. One of the most important producers and label owners when it comes to fronting the future of electronic music in the UK, Kode9 shows what sets him apart from his peers with a set awash with heady textures, shifting beat patterns and laser-focused transitions.
Set Times (BST):
14:00 Josh Caffe
14:50 Archie Hamilton
16:50 Kode 9