FRIDAY - 6.3.15

Arkham Presents | Jacques Greene [Luckyme, CAN]

* ARKHAM TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY *

We’re trudging through the depths of winter right about now. Day by day. Grey by grey. That’s Shanghai. But you know what they say, music is medicine, and we’ve got just what you need…in the form of a huge party. Arkham’s 2nd Anniversary is right around the corner and we’re throwing down big for it, the whole weekend. On Friday night we all converge on our favourite underground lair for an anniversary banger that will be bigger and more batshit than years before. And oh yea, it’s going to be headlined by one and only Canadian house music wizard, Jacques Greene.

Whether you’re one of his millions of viewers on soundcloud, or you know him as the geeky white dude from Azealia Banks Banks’ “212” music video, you’ve likely been exposed to Jacques Greene at some point. He is young yet more accomplished than most. In his ongoing career as a DJ, producer and promoter, Greene has managed some seriously superior work, from Radiohead remixing and touring with The XX to producing for Tinashe (“Painted Faces”) and collabs with How to Dress Well

Stylistically, Greene is most well-known for his surgical sampling of R&B tracks (Usher, Aliyah, Janet Jackson, etc.), carving out soulful vocal clips and dipping them in murky vats of IDM and House to create his own tasty blend. The dynamics are colossal and sweeping, the rhythms syncopated and swelling, and the textures saturated and unpredictable. Nobody’s saying this R&B-House mishmash is original (see Burial, Koreless, Jamie xx, and more), but nobody is denying how well Jacques Greene executes it, blaring live sets that have shaken clubs and festival floors around the globe. His breakout track, “Another Girl,” is a testament to that.

It’s all going down at Arkham on Friday and it’s looking to get wild. So rather than wallowing in winter cold, come out to celebrate Arkham’s birthday and get funky to some truly top-notch house music. The rest will take care of itself.

Line-Up: Jacques Greene // MAU MAU // YETI B // DONN
Date: Friday, March 6th
Venue: Arkham
Entry: 100RMB // 80RMB with Arkham Wechat Scan
Table Bookings: bookings@arkhamshanghai.com

ARKHAM + adidias Originals 呈现 |Jacques Greene

Greene这位加拿大天才电子音乐制作人。与很多新晋电子音乐人不同的是,在早期Jacques Greene以不断巡演的方式来打响自己的名声,他充满力量和感染力的现场,将R&B、UKF、House、Techno多种元素混合,为其在Sonar、Mutek等诸多大型音乐节上赢得一众粉丝追捧。凭借高质量的个人作品,令人难忘的完美现场演出, 年轻的Jacques Greene迅速在电子音乐界打响名声。出道短短3年,就已被诸多音乐人赏识合作,其中不乏一些耳熟能详的大牌音乐人,如Jimmy Edgar、Tenashe、The XX、Radiohead等。

Jacques Greene在音乐上拥有独一无二的创新精神,此番将由ARKHAM团队推出这场尽情迸发潮流电音能量的派对,更是希望激发每个派对动物们内心的无穷创意。届时,身处这场派对的你会和城中各路潮流时尚达人汇聚一堂,在最劲的电子乐里通过自己的方式将我们一直所强调的原创态度表现得淋漓尽致。

Line-Up: Jacques Greene // MAU MAU // YETI B // DONN
时间:3月6日,周五
地点:Arkham
门票:100RMB // 80RMB 当场关注ARKHAM公众微信
后座预定: bookings@arkhamshanghai.com

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adidas Originals
Beats By Dre
Jameson Irish Whiskey
Noisey

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