Few crews have stayed on the cutting edge of cool for over 15 years, without getting de-railed by the ever-shifting sands of this faddish land we call dance music. But that is exactly what Chew The Fat – known as The Fat Club if you're cool – can boast.
And already, this Friday – yep, tomorrow, only the second in January – they are returning with their first party of 2013. The line-up, which, for the most part, reads more like a list of ones to watch for the year ahead than a billing for a regular club night, is top-lined by electro/techno junkie Riton, while covering lush deep house and garage, in all its forms – US, UK and "future".
Following a free party at Catch just before Xmas, The Fat Club's next instalment is at Cable, London, dubbed its £5 January Sale (meaning tickets are so before in advance or before 11, £10 after). Still a cavaliering bastion for the wave of what's-hot-right-now bass music – as it always have been – off the back of its previous years purveying dubstep, fidget and bassline, with this value-added line-up The Fat Club crew are baring their wit as candidly informed connoisseurs of cool-kid class rather than flexing their muscles as the booking powerhouse we already know them as. Kry Wolf, Bodhi, Alfie Mu Nu Leng, Alex Blaxx, Wolf Cub, Squarehead, Mella Dee (among others)... if you don't know, get to know! A good place to start is this intoxicating set from the mixmaster Blaxx before you head down to catch 'em all on Friday night...
Lex Orbit - The Buffalo Song
Glen Astro & IMYRMIND - KDIM
Dairmount feat.Nowakowski - Dust Devil (Dub)
Sahin Meyer - Spread Love
Fudge Fingas - Light in my life
Martin Dawson - The best in us
Alex Blaxx - The Evening News
Timmy P - Are the one
Andrea Martello - Lovely Hamburg
Joey Negro pres. Akabu - Ride the storm (Roberto Rodriguez Remix)
Terrence Pearce - Majik
Darmony - Lonely Days
Elef - Lazy Liz
Morning Factory - Someone
Crazy White Boy feat. Nonku - Zoma (Kyle Watson Remix)
Ground 96 - The Glide
Anhanguera - Feel it Deeper
Bubba & T-Bone feat. Abe Duque - Bloodline (JC Williams Remix)
Steve Bug - My Sweet Vital Angel
THE FAT CLUB: THE JANUARY SALE FIVE POUND PARTY
Friday 11th January, Cable, London
10pm – 6am | £5/£7/£10
Riton, Kry Wolf, Bohdi, Alfie, My Nu Leng, Alex Blaxx, Wolf Club, Squarehead & Mella Dee, The Attic Project, Toy Boy & Robin, Wekha
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