Eastern Bloc presents...Dario Zenker (Ilian Tape)
Eastern Bloc presents...Dario Zenker
Incredible scenes at our first party of the year, both Analogue Cops and residents Means&3rd and Radley Moved through the 5 hours without any dip in Energy all night.
For our second Party of the year once again all gearing towards that magic figure of 30 years in the business we have called upon a Munich resident and are very happy to announce this man's debut in Manchester.
Dario Zenker hails from Germany's Deep South and grew up on the Hip Hop flavours of Gangstarr and Wu Tang. His family served as his entry point into the dance music scene with his step auntie founding and running the club Ultraschall. Subsequently, his passion for playing music took flight. Coming home to meet mystical gurus like L.A. Williams, Jay Denham and Shake Shakir served only to ignite his burning curiosity for underground electronic music and after receiving his first techno record from Shake at 16, his techno quest began.
Finding his feet at Ultraschall, which then closed in 2003, gave Dario the platform to then be welcomed into the Harry Klein family and gain a residency in 2006. The club became his creative force field, a place to experiment with his productions and further cultivate his individual groove. Known for rambling in subterranean techno territory, he never fails to surface from the deep with a soulful house record to keep you in check.
His Label ilian Tape has also been nothing short of prolific. The latest releases harnessing the talents of two young Italians Stenny and Andrea to incredible effect, with clear influences from early jungle and a pushed warm sound that is always full of tension and emotion that can only be found on Ilian.
If you've not guessed by now were incredibly excited to bring this young German to Manchester and are looking forward to what looks to be another amazing atmosphere within the walls of Soup Kitchen Basement.
Support comes once again from EasternBloc and Bohemian Grove's Means&3rd and Tentrack provider Radley
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