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CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building
133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST London, United Kingdom
Sat Sep 09 — The South London Soul Train pays homage to 2 of the most influential figures in the History of Disco Music on Level 1 at The CLF Art Cafe. Talking about Nile Rodgers and Chic + the simply outstanding Salsoul Records. SLST Guest Host The legendary JOHN MORALES + SPECIAL GUEST taking you on a non-stop 7 hr Disco orgy promising the absolute best of «Good Times» + more across 3 floors and 4 rooms at The CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building. residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?991460
Part of our on-going mission to seriously funk you upah!
Level 1 — It's A CHIC & SALSOUL DISCO SPECIAL — JOHN MORALES + SPECIAL GUEST invite you to celebrate the life and works of the band that put the capital G in Good Times and record label that put the Soul in Disco Music. Mining the complete Chic and Salsoul Records back catalogue [originals to remixes] and dropping it like it's hot all night Long.
From Chic Originals written and performed by legendary Duo Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards — to Chic remixes and productions for the likes of Diana Ross, Carly Simon, Norma Jean Wright, Sheila and B Devotion, Fonzi Thornton and of Course — Sister Sledge. Add to that the finely curated selection in sound from legendary NYC label SALSOUL RECORDS rosta of mind blowing artists — Loleatta Holloway to Double Exposure, First Choice, Instant Funk, Joe Bataan, The Salsoul Orchestra, Jocelyn Brown + More and you know we meant to Party Like it's 1977!
The absolute finest in Classic Disco dropped hard, large, loud and very direct to the dance-floor — alongside more than a few equally heavyweight non Chic n' Salsoul joints to keep the vibe absolutely righteous, All night long.
Absolute best of times guaranteed.
Then on Level 2, The Funks gonna seriously hit the floor as The Legendary SNOWBOY and heavyweight Vinyl digger BEN GIBSON embark on an all night marathon mission to find and deliver the absolute finest in funk on 45. Grooves to make you go hot, damn and how! Prepare yourselves.
Level 2 / Room 2 — REACH UP DISCO WONDERLAND DJs takeover! The legendary DJ ANDY SMITH + Special guests dropping 80’s boogie, disco and proto house, evoking the spirit and dipping into the soundtrack of legendary NYC clubs such as 'Paradise Garage’ & 'Studio 54’. A night highlighting the sounds that emerged as the 70’s, turned into the 80’s and the DNA of club music as we know it today was being written. Damn!
The South London Soul Train 4 Floor, 3 Room Line up completed in the Rye Wax Basement — by MUKATSUKU RECORD DJs celebrating 20 years of Mukatsuku dancefloor clubbing excellence. Although they began in 1997, it wasn't til 2006 that the Vinyl only exclusive record label was formed. Headed by Juno Records NIK WESTON, Mukatsuku has established itself as one of the premier, Independent, alternative, funk, soul, disco and boogie labels out there with supporters ranging from Gilles Peterson to Hunee, DJ Spinna, Sadar Bahar, Mr Scruff, LTJ Experience + More. Buckle up people things bout to get turned up to 11! Nik is joined on the decks with Kay Suzuki (Sunlightsquare Records) + Robin Lee (Faze Action)
Roof bout to get blown off the sucka!
As always, all floors taking all passengers on a Non-Stop Magical Mystery Tour through all things Too Damn Funky. P-Funk to Jazz Funk, Soul Jazz to Rare Groove N’ Stax, Brass, Breaks, Bop and Hop to Motown, Club Classics and Anthems.
However — Passengers are requested to check their Souls at the Station as this ones for good time party people only! No Bass Wobbles Here, Only Love, Funk and Souuuuuuuul.
Event Runs 10pm — 5am / £5/7/10/13 Adv from RA or £13 OTD / Takes place on the 1st, 2nd + 3rd Sat of each month + on-going specials at The CLF Art Cafe clfartcafe.org and Omeara London on the last Sat of each month + Beyond
NOTE: 500 TICKETS ALWAYS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR. But pls get there early as is always a roadblock, but once in it's well worth it :D
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Sep 16 — The South London Soul Train with Jazzheadchronic, Riot Jazz Brass Band [Live] + More on 3 floors and 4 rooms at The CLF Art Cafe residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?991502
Swiftly Followed by…
Sat Sep 23 — The South London Soul Train with Myles Sanko [Live], Boca 45, AJ Kwame + More on 3 floors and 4 rooms at The CLF Art Cafe. residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?1000591
Time to keep getting, it, ON!
See you on the dancefloors fo sho