After their February party that welcomed Detroit’s Kyle Hall, Butter Side Up have announced this months headline guest to be another hugely revered American turntablist in the form of Brooklyn’s Fred P, who will be joined by staple Leeds DJ Bobby O’Donnell.
Fred P has eponymously released his music on a series of vividly impressive labels that include Jus-Ed’s Underground Quality, Eklo and Bass Culture, not to mention a long line of EPs that he has brought out on his own imprint Soul People, which has the largest back catalogue of Fred’s material. Aside from releasing music under his first guise, Fred P is also known as Black Jazz Consortium, a name that is also heavily featured in the long line of Soul People’s releases, which date back to early 2005. Fred is amongst a small group of DJs, with the likes of Levon Vincent and the aforementioned Underground Quality spearhead, whom have fathomed a new house and techno sound throughout the clubs of New York, donning psychedelic melody through material that can be widespread over the music spectrum.
Joining Fred P will be System resident and Strobewax co-owner Bobby O’Donnell. As one of the most prominent parties in Leeds, System and its 2 residents have welcomed a huge amount to the city, with Bobby warming up month after month with his partner in crime Annie Errez. Bobby and Annie are also the owners of the recently launched record label Strobewax, which since its first release has become indigenous in the record boxes of many respected selectors. Aside from his own imprint, Bobby has created releases for mutilple other rlabels including having the man himself Fred P select his The Shards Of Our Childhood tune to be featured on the Selected: Compiled By Fred P release on the New Yorker's Boards imprint.
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Words by Josh Plews
Images courtesy of Butter Side Up and Fred P