A TRUE legend comes to Hope Works in the form of Detroit's Carl Craig.With support from the rising star that is Midland this promises to be a VERY special event @ Hope Works Sheffield.
Carl Craig needs little introduction, he is described as a creative visionary, a groundbreaking electronic music icon, an inspirational artist, an esteemed Grammy-nominated composer, a world- class DJ and an ambassador for his native Detroit. Yet the common thread that runs through Craig’s broad musical canon and creative projects is a resounding fascination with futurism. Carl Craig has cultivated a unique path as an artist, entrepreneur and civic leader, guided by his tendency toward forward thinking.The man behind planet E, one of the most respected labels for electronic music of all genres WORLDWIDE. Craig has released a diverse range of experimental and groundbreaking music under a plethora of aliases including 69, BFC, C2, Innerzone Orchestra (‘Bug in the Bassbin’ was credited as the spark that inspired the evolution of drum‘n’bass), No Boundaries, Psyche, Paperclip People and many more.
Starting life as Derrick may's chief engineer at Transmat Records he has also produced albums for the legendary Detroit Jazz collective Tribe as well as orchestrator / pianist Francesco Tristano and French producer Agoria.He regularly performs live as experimental outfit Trio with Moritz Von Oswald and Francesco Tristano, sometimes as Narod Niki alongside Villalobos, Luciano, Richie Hawtin, Zip and others, and regularly does part live and part DJ with Luciano.His remix discography boasts many huge names in music,LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Junior Boys, Gavin Russom & Delia Gonzalez, Theo Parrish, Tori Amos, Can, Goldfrapp, Friendly Fires, Tom Trago, Slam, Caribou, Tiga, Unkle, Life & Death, tINI, Yello and more.As well as an outlet for his own productions, his Planet-E imprint has given a home to a wide range of Detroit-based artists including Francesco Mora Catlett, Naomi Daniel, Flexitone, Jason Hogans, Kenny Larkin, Monty Luke, Moodyman, Mike Agent X, Oliverwho Factory, Ezana Harris, Recloose, Reference, Kevin Saunderson, Big Tone, Tribe, Urban Tribe, and Chaz Vincent.
check him out live at BPM festival this year here>>>>>>>>>>
Need we say more?No, other than with thr Aus/Graded man Midland in support, and of course Hope Works residents Lo Shea ( recently back from touring his new album in Japan ) and Chris Duckenfield as well as the addition of Meda Fury's Free-Care this is going to be a night to remember for a long time to come!
Hope Works will have the usual array of new artworks specially made for this event with plenty of spurises in store!
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