Do you remember the first time?The softly stirring visual accompaniment to Erol Alkan's debut solo 'Illumination EP' was directed by Daniel Brereton, conceived based on his own life-changing experience of raving in the Lake District in the UK, where he was raised.Sidestepping cliche and excess, the now iconic video for 'A Hold On Love' instead finds understatement and bittersweet melancholy in the most powerful memories, contrasting a subtitled story with the area's stunning natural beauty. Ten years on, the video has been remastered in HD and is now available to stream.
After our unforgettable debut in Barcelona last summer at our Off-Sonar party, we return to the open air dancefloor of La Terrrazza with Playground Records on Sunday 16th June for the closing party of the weekend. Tickets on sale via DICE here.This year Erol Alkan is joined by CC:DISCO!, who had one of our biggest records of last year with 'Chez Moi (Waiting For You)' ft. Confidence Man. Playground Records residents Martin Noise and Cisco will be on warm-up duties, setting the night up.
Erol Alkan's pivotal 'Disco 3000 pt. 2' mix has been remastered and is now streaming exclusively on Apple Music above.Blending underground classics of the genre including Knight Action, The Beat Club and Charlie, this is a bumper-sized journey of joyful synthesis.
Erol Alkan returns for his first (and only) London 'To The Rhythm' show of the year, playing all night long on 28th March at the refurbished Studio 9294 (soon be known as Number 90 Live) in Hackney Wick.Restarting a legendary Easter Thursday tradition, settle in to the dance and an expansive trip through the outer-edges of Erol Alkan's expansive record collection. Tickets on sale now here.