SHLOMI ABER (Be As One, Ovum, R&S, Objektivity, Cocoon, IL)
Orkidea (Pacifique, Jack, Unity) 3 hour jacking set
Antti Rasi LIVE (After Hours, Clinic)
Paul Easy b2b Concha (After Hours)
Visons Collective (Visions)
George Won Liger
SubzUp! & Ivah Sound
Jottei Vapun juhlinta jäisi keneltäkään puolitiehen, yhdistävät Suomen tunnetuin aamujatkoklubi After Hours sekä Clinic voimansa Playgroundissa, Iso Roobertinkatu 10:ssä vapunpäivänä 1.5. kello 04.00 alkaen.
Playgroundin pääsalin musiikkitarjonnasta vastaa israelilaisen technon ja housen supertähden Shlomi Aberin lisäksi Suomen tanssimusiikin kirkkain tähti - DJ Orkidea, harvinaisella livesetillään ihmisten tajuntoihin sukeltava Antti Rasi, jonka moni lienee oppinut tuntemaan artistinimellä Paul Easy, jolta kuullaan myös ensikertaa back-to back yhteissetti kovassa huudossa olevan nousevan kyvyn, Conchan kanssa sekä
Playgroundin vakiokalustukseen kuuluva deepimmän tech housen taikuri Flink.
Kakkossalin musiikillisen annin laaduntakeena on Visions Collective, joiden seurassa toisen salin soundipolitiikasta vastaavat nousevat naiskyvyt K-Fold sekä Jekaterina.
AFTER HOURS & AFTHERAPY WAPPU MORNING
Tuesday 1.5.2012 // 04:00-14:00 // age 18
Iso Roobertinkatu 10
00120 Helsinki OPERATION ROOM 04:00-16:00
Recognized as one of the main techno pioneers and influential artists of the recent time, Shlomi has the kind of impact usually reserved for inbound meteors, the reason for which is buried in a ground swell of genre-defying appreciation and support. a comment taken from a recent “Radio 1” interview provides a probable insight as to why his productions are hitting such a broad mark, “No matter if it’s hard or soft, it just needs to touch your mind, body and soul at the same time. That's what I call a ‘Good Record’.”
This personal approach, married with 15 years production experience that takes influence from jazz, funk, minimal, acid and, in particular the old school Detroit techno movement. Aber has created some of the most recognizable and unique techno anthems of the modern times. Means he boasts some of the world’s most prestigious labels on his ever-expanding CV: Cocoon, Ovum, R&S, Objectivity and Renaissance to name but a few. Tracks such as Sea Of Sand, After Love and Tel Aviv Garden have become engraved on Top 10 bestseller lists all over, whilst his release " Sketches " has already been described by every aspects as ‘…a classy piece of Underground fodder…,’ not to mention his worldwide funky techno anthem with Ovum Recordings, "Freakside," which became his trademark as " the biggest club track of 2007 " and one of the most played techno tracks of the recent years.
Shlomi's sets have been cited for their unique ability to cohesively traverse genres; DJmag positively wrote in a profile article, ‘Shlomi's sets are full with warm and unique sounds that makes you feel like you are going back to the better days of music, it was something I can’t define just by one word, if I must I will call it something between house and techno. With his fascinating technical skills, accurate programming and music selection, you can just feel the magic in the air.’
Growing from the classic Tel Aviv “90’s underground dance scene”, shlomi rise through the DJ ranks of his native environment is the house fairytale in its purest form, beginning with throwing regular parties for his mates in his parents' garage when he was just 14!, support soon developed and he was able to take on bigger underground venues and increase his local profile to massive events such as the Love Parade, Gay Parade, Dance & Levis and many others.
Back to these days, shlomi's worldwide success granted some prestigious rewords as best new comer of 2006, producer and track of the year for 2007 with " freakside, "Beatport's artists of the year for 2008, , and also received a respected "Worldwide DJ Awards nomination " to close 2009., these and more placing Shlomi in the first tier of electronic music artists, Headlining every prestigious club, festival or venue worldwide.
2006 saw Shlomi launch his own imprint, bookings, and artist management agency. This heralded the birth of one of the most established and top leading labels of the underground dance music scene, "Be As One Imprint." The label, with its broad range of quality underground house and techno, has become a firm favorite with the world's elite, , with the only constant being that “a track must have the right feeling and stand out in its own way."