SYSTEM is widely regarded as one of the most important nights to have risen up through the London club scene in the past 5 years, with the 3 year old party selling out every event since its inception, without any line up announcements or promotion, dedicated to showcasing the greatest artists from deep within sound system culture.
The likes of Gantz, Amit and Benny III have helped cement SYSTEM’s reputation as one of the hottest parties in the capital when it comes to sound SYSTEM music, with their September party welcoming some of the scenes hottest DJs and collectives. Soundcrash will welcome SYSTEM to KOKO with three legends alongside the labels founder V.I.V.E.K and a number of other DJs and MCs. This is the first time SYSTEM have announced their artists before the event, so expect this to sell out in double quick time.
The first of the three legends to be appearing at KOKO for SYSTEM on the 19th September is Dillinja. Known for being one of the (if not the) most prolific producers within the drum & bass scene, Dillinja has fronted tracks on Metalheadz, Renegade Hardware and Test amongst others including his own imprint Valve Recordings, which has seen a huge number of impressive releases itself. A number of Dillinja tracks became so popular during the 00’s that they entered the UK Singles Chart and helped him conquer the mainstream as well as the underground, with the 2003 single Twist ‘Em Out climbing to number 35.
Channel One Sound SYSTEM is one of the most sought after reggae sound Ssystem collectives in the world, with the group appearing all over throughout the summer, Dimensions and Outlook Festival being two of the highlights. Having taken their huge stacks to Australia, Israel and Turkey amongst many other countries, they are the best of the best, tried and tested, with their appearance at SYSTEM arguably the most exciting. The final guest is Kromestar; the South London dub producer who has tunes on Mala’s Deep Medi label and also operates as IronSoul. SYSTEM’s founder VIVEK, SYSTEM Roots, Dego Rankin and SP:MC will also be appearing.
Words by Josh Plews
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