After two stand out shows with Rodhad and DVS1 earlier this year, Pulse and Substance once again join forces to bring Blawan to Edinburgh, with support from Gavin Richardson and Darrell Harding.
Blawan continues to provide evidence that he is currently one of the hottest and most versatile properties on the electronic music circuit. Seemingly rising from nowhere, Yorkshire-born producer, DJ and sound design buff first came to prominence with his debut release on Hessle Audio, standing apart from the crowd with his clanking, stepping percussive beats. Blawan soon released acid-flooded ‘Bohla’ on R&S, with its raw, techno-influenced beats championed by DJs such as Surgeon. ‘What You Do with What You Have’ followed and a remix of the Radiohead track “Bloom” helped Blawan’s popularity grow further. He has since become one of the biggest artists in techno, winning over the heads’ hearts with his raw percussion and a nod to the UK’s techno heritage as seen on productions such as ‘Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage’ released on Hinge Finger.
A hardware-only project Karenn, combining with fellow R&S producer Pariah for some outrageously exciting live shows and dynamic recordings, and couple of startling performances on Boiler Room all brought fresh acclaim, cemented when UK pioneer Surgeon joined forces with Blawan for a release on his vinyl-only label (Works the Long Nights) under the guise Trade.
Recognised by the authoritative Resident Advisor to be “one of Edinburgh’s most important outposts for house, techno and bass”, Substance opens its doors to all for a wide ranging night of classic and cutting edge dance music.
The Bongo Club