Makin’ Moves @ LP in The Curtain Saturday 1st February

Following 4 amazing free parties in 2019 at the wonderful LP set inside the Curtain Hotel in Shoreditch, we return with a bang for our first party of 2020! For this special event we welcome Crackazat from Sweden to London for his first show in the capital.

Originally from Bristol England, Ben Jacobs aka Crackazat is a multi-Instrumentalist and electronic producer. Since his emergence on the international scene, he has quickly become recognised for his unique fusion of Jazz and House music.

The last couple of years Crackazat has had an explosion of global popularity, with Remixes for the likes of Joey Negro, Moulinex, and Tom Misch.

When it comes to Live Sets, crackazat sets the bar high, having started out with supporting sets for Bonobo and Floating points. His glorious keyboard solos, funky bass guitar, and general infectious grooviness are winning him crowds across the planet.

Also, djing on the night catch residents Matt L-S and Jamesey spinning their unique deep house vibes!

Limited £7 tickets are available from Resident Advisor.

Makin’ Moves
Saturday 1st February
LP at The Curtain Hotel

DJs:
Matt L-S & Jamesey
Special Guest: Crackazat Live set

The Curtain Hotel,
45, Curtain Road, London EC2A 3PT
Doors: 10pm-3am
Tickets: Limited £7 / £10 OTD

Tickets Here - https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1345605



Saturday 21st December Makin’ Moves Xmas Party @ Shoreditch Platform (First Floor)


To finish the year off in style come and join us at our intimate Xmas party on Saturday 21st December at the Shoreditch Platform.

Residents Matt L-S and Jamesey will be joined by David Bailey, Randy Peterson and Mista Nugget all great djs in their own right and that have had successful releases on the label this year.

Saturday 21st December
Makin’ Moves Xmas party
Shoreditch Platform (First Floor)
1, Kingsland Road, London E2 8AA

DJs:
Matt L-S & Jamesey (Makin’ Moves)
David Bailey (Suncebeat)
Randy Peterson (Housefm.net)
Mista Nugget

Early bird tickets £5 / More on the door
Doors: 9.30-2am

Tickets here - https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1345605



Makin’ Moves @ LP in The Curtain Saturday 23rd November

Makin Moves return to LP the awesome club situated inside The Curtain Hotel in Shoreditch on Saturday 23rd November. The partnership with The Curtain Hotel has been really positive this year and allowed us to seek a new audience while delivering an even more quality experience to our growing following. Now into their 7th year, Makin’ Moves parties have become synonymous with dancers and soulful and deep house lovers across the UK.

For their fourth party of the year residents Matt L-S and Jamesey will be joined by Italian dj and production duo Souldynamic. If you haven’t witnessed a set of theirs before these guys are simply electric and bring so much energy with them! The duo are an awesome production collective constantly remixing and producing for top labels aswell as their own imprint Excedo Records. Their recent “Dishwater Blues Vol.1 release on BBE Records with Luis Radio and Margaret Grace is presently riding high in the Traxsource charts. Together they have played in clubs across the globe and celebrated their 12th anniversary of playing together this year. If you were out and about this summer you might have caught them at some of the best summer festivals in Europe including Southport Weekender and Suncebeat. We look forward to welcoming them to Makin Moves on Sat 23rd November.

Free entry by e-mailing names to info@makin-moves.co.uk or grabbing a ticket/s here via RA.

Capacity is limited so grab your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Makin’ Moves with Souldynamic
LP @ The Curtain
45, Curtain Road
London EC2A 3PT

DJs
Matt L-S
Jamesey
Souldynamic (Italy)

Entry: Free
Doors: 9pm-2.30am
Last entry: 1am

Buy your tickets here



Makin’ Moves celebrate their 7th anniversary at LP inside the wonderful Curtain Hotel in Shoreditch on Friday 13th September.

Matt L-S and Jamesey have been at the forefront of the soulful house scene in london continually driving it forward and keeping things fresh. This year they’ve hosted two parties at LP and it’s now become the home for the brand with it’s amazing sound system and interior.

Both guys will be playing on the night alongside our guest Jihad Muhammad who will be exclusively flying in for this event! Jihad hails from New Jersey and is on one of the best DJs on the planet, his sets are electric and mixing skills are second to none. He’s been in the music industry for over 40 years, brought up listening to great djs in NYC such as Timmy Regisford, Louie Vega. He has his own legendary Bang The Drum event which he runs every month in New Jersey and also runs his own successful label, Movement Soul.

His set last year at Omeara was sensational so don’t miss this opportunity to see him for free in one of London’s best kept secert clubs!

Friday 13th September
LP at The Curtain
45, Curtain Road, EC2A 3PT

DJs
Matt L-S
Jamesey
Special guest: Jihad Muhammad (Bang The Drum, USA)

Tickets: E-mail info@makin-moves.co.uk or https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1286266



Summer In The City – 24th August 2019


It’s the long weekend and we’ll be taking over this great outdoor space on 24th August for a real dance music extravaganza.

We’ve always been a firm believer in collaboration so we decided to bring all our friends together under one…. well, on one dancefloor to celebrate the music we love so much!!

Joining us will be Aluku Records, Broadcite, Dance Regular, Empire House Family, Makin’ Moves, Motherland and Soulmates; all established crews that push quality dance music and have been contributing to the scene in London.

2pm-10:30pm

£5 tickets from RA and connlar.com/ more on the door.

Set times TBA!

https://www.facebook.com/events/345711103025970/?ti=icl



Makin’ Moves presents NDATL 10th Anniversary (London Edition) @ LP in The Curtain Saturday 13th July 2019

Following our very successful 100th release party at LP inside the wonderful Curtain Hotel in Shoreditch back in April, we are excited to head back there on Saturday 13th July for a very exclusive event.

We are proud to present the London edition of the 10 th anniversary of one of the top underground dance labels in the States, NDATL Muzik which is headed up by Kai Alce. Kai is a tremendous dj and prolificproducer that has released countless quality productions over the years. Kai celebrated the US editionof his anniversary last weekend at his Movement weekend party, Deep Detroit with Kai and Derrick May playing all night.

Kai has a hot forthcoming remix coming on the Makin’ Moves label plus a single featuring in the coming months which we’re very excited about and look forward to him showcasing on the night.

This exclusive London date

Makin’ Moves NDATL 10th Anniversary (London Edition)
LP @ The Curtain
45, Curtain Road
London EC2A 3PT

DJs
Matt L-S
Jamesey
Kai Alce (NDATL, Atlanta)

Entry: Free
Doors:9pm-2.30am
Last entry: 1am

Tickets: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1275674



Departure Lounge is now every Thursday @ Lake Kane, Islington, N1

It’s Thursday night and you’re already thinking about the weekend, you’re one sleep away but you’ve got itchy feet and want to start the weekend early!

Departure Lounge brings you top class DJ talent in the form of Makin’ Moves resident DJ Matt L-S and Mi Soul’s Martin Lodge who have been whisked in especially for this night as they take you on a musical journey from soul, to jazz, to Motown and soulful house inside this fabulous venue.

The cocktails are like no other and the blend of music, drink and the background of this paradise will soon get you thinking it was all worth that hang over on Friday morning!

Arrive early before 8.30pm for a complimentary rum punch on the house!

Discover this award-winning tropical escape, kick back and leave the world behind.

Every Thursday
Departure
@ Laki Kane
145, Upper Street
London N1 1QY

DJs
Matt L-S (Makin Moves)
Mart Lodge (Mi Soul)

Entry: Free
Doors:8.30pm-1.30am



Makin’ Moves All Dayer – Part 2 Sunday 26th May @ Canal Bar (inside Dingwalls)

Following our ram jam session last month at the Canal Bar inside the infamous Dingwalls in Camden we head back there for our next all dayer event on Sunday 26th May.

With no work again on the Monday the party vibes are going to be in full swing with the sun out as residents Matt L-S and Jamesey are joined by more of their friends for a 11 hour music extravaganza taking you on a journey through soulful house, deep house, disco and soul!

Joining us for this event are dj soulprovyder from 4 to the Floor, a great dj in his own right and the man that hosts one of the best Sunday parties in London. Also, making their Makin’ Moves debuts are Randy Peterson who has been at the top of the dj game for more than 20 years, also hosting his infamous “The Selection show” on London’s Housefm.net. He also had a release last year on the Makin’ Moves label called “No Better” so it’s been great to finally have him on the line up for a party.

Last but not least we also have Omotosho another top dj who has been doing some great things through the years, mainly doing guest spots art various parties but more recently started his “To the Rock” parties at Shoreditch Platform which have been getting great reviews.

It all looks set for a great event so hope you can come and join us!

Makin’ Moves All Dayer – Part 2
Sunday 26th May

DJs

Matt L-S (Makin’ Moves)
Jamesey (Makin’ Moves)
djsoulprovyder (4 to the Floor)
Randy Peterson (Housefm.net)
Omotosho (To the Rock)

Canal Bar / Dingwalls 
Middle Yard, Camden Lock
London NW1 8AB
Nearest tube: Kentish Town/ Camden town
Doors: 4pm -3am
Free entry



Makin’ Moves All Dayer / Josh Milan after party Sunday 21st April @ Dingwalls (Pub)

Makin’ Moves are back with their first all dayer of the year as we take over the famous Dingwalls pub in Camden Lock! With no work on Monday the party vibes are going to be in full swing with the sun out as residents Matt L-S and Jamesey are joined by their good friends DJ soulprovyder and Kengo from 4 to the floor who will be kicking things off in fine style.

Other DJs spinning a selection of deep and soulful house, disco and soul through the day will be Eddie Boi who joins us from Berlin plus the amazingly talented Leigh Howlett from Housefm.net. Rounding things off and joining us later in the evening will be Mi Soul’s Martin Lodge and JM from MusicConnex.

We are also the official after party for the Josh Milan gig in association with JM and MusicConnex which is happening over the road at the Jazz Cafe on that evening so anyone going to that event can gain free entry to this event if they show their ticket from the show at the door.

It all looks set for a great event so hope you can come and join us!

Makin’ Moves All Dayer / Josh Milan after party
Sunday 21st April

DJs

Matt L-S & Jamesey (Makin’ Moves)
Martin Lodge (Mi Soul)
Djsoulprovyder & Kengo Oshima (4 to the floor)
Eddie Boi
Leigh Howlett
JM Soul

Dingwalls (Pub)
Middle Yard, Camden Lock
London NW1 8AB

Nearest tube: Kentish Town/ Camden town
Doors: 4pm -3am
Entry: 4-10pm – Free entry
After 10pm – £5 (*free entry for those attending Josh Milan gig)



Josh Milan & Angela Johnson live @ Jazz Cafe – Sunday 21st April

We are proud to be associated with a fantastic live event featuring Josh Milan (Honeycomb music) and Angela Johnson both live on the same night at London’s Famous Jazz Cafe in Camden
Joshua Alexander Milan, is a Grammy Award-nominated multi-instrumentalist, producer and CEO of Honeycomb Music, LLC. With a career spanning over 30 years as both a founding member of the iconic house music group Blaze and now Honeycomb Music label owner and solo artist, Joshua affectionately known as Josh has positioned himself as one of the most influential virtuosos in the contemporary dance music industry.

With roots in gospel music, his journey into the world of music was innately divine. It is from this spiritual base that he approaches each project with a level of authenticity and originality rarely found in contemporary music.

It is safe to say that the best is yet to come as Josh Milan is committed to reinventing himself, endeavouring to stay relevant in an ever-changing industry.

Look out for details of the after party coming soon.

LINE UP
- Josh Milan
- Angela Johnson

PRICE
Standing: £25

DOORS
19:00 – 22:00

Tickets: https://www.ticketweb.uk/event/josh-milan-jazz-cafe-tickets/8995335?pl=JC