XOYO London’s now famed residency series has been a pinnacle running of parties since they first announced the project at the start of the year. Across the last 9 months three of the clubs four quarterly residents Eats Everything, The 2 Bears and Jackmaster have now completed their residencies and it is now time for the final of the year to take up arms.
The last series that took place was with Jackmaster, the Scottish selector who demonstrated his apt for musical variety with a selection of impressive events that welcomed guests of the ilk of Paul Johnson, Steffi, Kenny Dope, Moodymann and Roman Flügel amongst many others.
As we prepare to enter the colder months, XOYO’s fourth resident of the year has now been announced, and is none other than Simian Mobile Disco. The duo will descend on London to play a running of 12 Delicatessen events, performing DJ sets and one special live date that will see a performance of their new album Whorl.
Across the 12 weeks there will be an array of guests joining the pair, again from vast areas in the music spectrum. The first event in the series welcomes Space Dimension Controller, with room 2 hosting Tasker and Bradley Zero who will be playing back to back. Throughout the rest of the running there will be appearances from disco delights like The Juan Maclean and Tensnake as well as techno innovators Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson. Other highlights include the likes of Mark E, Ivan Smagghe, Matthew Dear, Damian Lazarus and a live performance from Mathew Jonson.
Main room antics are not the only exciting prospects that this series is bringing either, as Secret Sundaze, Watergate, Ostgut Ton, Artwork and Dixon Avenue Basement Jams all feature throughout the 12 weeks.
Saturday 4th October
Simian Mobile Disco + Space Dimension Controller
Room 2: i-D presents Tasker b2b Bradley Zero
Saturday 11th October
Simian Mobile Disco + Factory Floor (live) + Ivan Smagghe
Room 2: ND_Baumecker (Ostgut Ton)
Saturday 18th October
Simian Mobile Disco + Kevin Saunderson + Redshape (live)
Room 2: James Priestly + Giles Smith (secretsundaze)
Saturday 25th October
Simian Mobile Disco + Very Special Guest + Mark E
Room 2: Harri & Domenic (Subculture)
Saturday 1st November
Simian Mobile Disco perform Whorl live + Gerd + Galcher Lustwerk
Room 2: Stamp The Wax with San Proper
Saturday 8th November
Simian Mobile Disco + Juan Atkins + South London Ordnance
Room 2: Tessellate with Palms Trax
Saturday 15th November
Simian Mobile Disco + Matthew Dear + Boddika + Rebuild (live)
Room 2: Wang presents SMD (warehouse acid set)
Saturday 22nd November
Simian Mobile Disco + Tim Sweeney + Juan Maclean
Room 2: Basement Filth with Tim Sheridan + Richard Norris
Saturday 29th November
Simian Mobile Disco + Damian Lazarus + Kiwi
Room 2: Artwork (all night long)
Saturday 6th December
Simian Mobile Disco + Mathew Jonson (live) + Matrixxman
Room 2: La Fleur (Watergate)
Saturday 13th December
Simian Mobile Disco + Cajmere + Medlar
Room 2: Dixon Avenue Basement Jams
Saturday 20th December
Simian Mobile Disco + Tensnake + Sisterhood
Room 2: i-D presents Romare
Words by Josh Plews
Images courtesy of XOYO and dialogueinc
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