With the summer hotting up, Patterns has just announced their Q3 programme of live, club and terrace party events throughout July, August and September. The season’s Saturday nights will see the venue team up with the city’s most hyped promoters including the likes of Disco Deviant, Memory Box and Aka Aka Roar. In good form, the venue will be powering on with their ‘Patterns with’ series which will see the likes of Beautiful Swimmers, Young Marco and Jazzanova (DJ Set) make their venue debuts, as well as return trips from Secretsundaze and Horse Meat Disco. Canadian ‘hardcore thrift-store found-object punk band’ Holy Fuck will be gracing the intimate live stage on 23rd August.
Neighborhood, Patterns’ new weekly Friday night will continue establishing their grassroots ethos into July, collaborating with Brighton’s up and coming generation of promoters, collectives and DJ units alike. Highlights include a throw down with Jammz and a collaboration with Freerange who’ll be bringing UKG heroes Crazy Cousinz to the venue.
The third quarter of programming will also see Greco-Roman host the Brighton leg of their 10-year anniversary tour with none other than Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set) making the trip from LA to sunny Brighton alongside Lxury and Opal People.
Pablo Contraband will also curate two summertime Disco Deviant specials, the first with Crazy P (DJ Set) and DJ Nature on the 29th July and the second with Late Nite Tuff Guy on Sunday 27th August. Saturday daytimes in July will see the seafront venue team up with 1 Brighton FM, Neighbourhood, Attic & QM Records to host a string of free entry daytime music-led parties on the ground floor bar and newly refreshed outdoor terrace. For the four dates, they’ll be partnering up with local fast food hero’s Iceberger who’ll be serving up their signature Veggie and locally-sourced grass-fed beef burgers straight from the BBQ.
Patterns with Beautiful Swimmers
Date: Saturday 8th July
8th July Patterns finally welcome Andrew Field-Pickering (AKA Max D) and Ari Goldman AKA the ‘Swimmers’ to spread the love and mind melting music contained within their record bags.
The pair have been going shoulder-to-shoulder the late ’00s, and they’re among the most animated DJs in the game, hammering home the fun and physicality of their selections by dancing and wearing ear-to-ear smiles. Over the years, the duo has used house music as a foundation to explore Baltimore club, jungle, post-punk and other unclassifiable delights. Goldman and Field-Pickering also both run very well-respected labels, World Building and Future Times respectively. As the motto goes.. ‘If you’re ever feeling down on dance music, go to a Beautiful Swimmers gig’
Patterns invites 10 years of Greco-Roman with Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set)
Date: Saturday 15th July
Patterns are proud to present Greco-Roman’s 10th-anniversary party on July 15th. From West-Coast LA to sunny Brighton they welcome Orlando Tobias Edward Higginbottom, better known by his stage name Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs back to the city for the first time in 5 years.His numerous albums catapulted his name into popularity about 10 hit singles over the last 5 years and contributing appearances on Banks’ Warm Water and Bedroom Wall in addition to Dillon Francis’ Without You. He also put out some exceptional remixes over the years, including recent works on F for You by Disclosure and My Number by the Foals. Through the years his over-the-top show complete with psychedelic costumes and a small army of dancers has become an especially celebrated addition to festival lineups at Glastonbury, Lollapalooza, Parklife, Secret Garden Party, Sonar and the Amsterdam Dance Event – just to name a few. Combining hypnotic and trippy musicality with unprecedented dance floor intuition, Orlando will take to the 1’s and 2’s for an exclusive DJ set alongside Lxury and Opal People
Patterns invites Disco Deviant with Crazy P (DJ Set), DJ Nature & Pablo Contraband
Date: Saturday 29th July
Heading the bill for this night session will be disco legends and Futureboogie’s own Crazy P. The collective have made their name with an unerring combination of lushly structured songs and feel good music, whilst never forgetting their roots on the dance floors of the late 90s’ house, disco, and soul clubs.Now based back in his hometown of Bristol, DJ Nature will be making the trip from west country for a long-awaited return appearance at Patterns. Having moved to New York in 1989, his days were spent setting up an exporting company, supplying records to Japan, and his nights saw him frequenting underground house and disco clubs to hear legendary DJs like Larry Levan (The Choice), Louie Vega (Sound Factory Bar) and Tony Humphries (Zanzibar).
Neighbourhood: Freerange with Crazy Cousinz
Date: Friday 28th July
Pioneer’s of UK Funky House, Crazy Cousinz showed early signs of a musical talent, classically trained on the piano and saxophone as a child Flukes soon moved on to DJing & producing which he has now been doing for over 9 years. With already a major DJ portfolio career gigging in Fabric, Minstry Of Sound, Pacha, Building Six, Ibiza, Morocco, Dubai & Cyprus his deep, subby yet mesmerising vocal tracks continue to make a footprint across the world. With Toronto rapper Drake recently sampling their 2008 hit ‘Do You Mind’ to make a number #1 single worldwide ‘One Dance’ shows the diversity of their music and following.
Patterns with Young Marco
Date: Saturday 19th August
Young Marco- his name is synonym to genre defying eclecticism, where the lines between house, obscure piano, jazz and quirky middle eastern disco beats are blurred or as Young Marco himself puts it “I guess I’m really into emotional music and that can come in a lot of forms.” In 2011 his debut of ESP Institute with Nonono EP put him in the forefront has a producer and puts you on the dance- floor. These days, the Dutchman’s talents are widely known around the World. His position as a crate digger, record collector and infamous party-starter now guarantees a packed schedule of gigs in Europe, North America and beyond. His passion for working a dancefloor with “strange music” and “unclassics” is renowned, and it’s this that makes his sets so special.Saturday 19th august, Patterns are pleased to welcome the Dekmantel & Boiler Room favourite to Brighton for a very special club debut.
Patterns with Jazzanova (DJ Set)
Date: Saturday 26th August
As a DJ and production collective, Jazzanova are one of the foremost proponents of the nu-jazz, chill out and jazz house styles of music. For more than fifteen years the eclectic collective from Berlin have been busy producing, composing, arranging, remixing, DJing and generally shaping our musical world – in the clubs, on the air, in the studio, live on stage, and with their label Sonar Kollektiv.As one of the group’s founding member, Patterns are excited to be welcoming Alex Barck to Patterns for a trip through sounds from across soul, funk and jazz tinged house.
Patterns with Secretsundaze
Date: Saturday 2nd September
Giles Smith and James Priestley have been residents at Secretsundaze for close to 15 years and the pair are synonymous with the party. Over the last decade, it has been a regular feature at some of the world’s most important and influential clubs such as Robert Johnson, Output, Space, Panorama Bar, The Rex, Trouw and Studio 80 to name a few. The brand has also hosted arenas at festivals such as Lovebox, Eastern Electrics and Unknown and their extended day and night showcase during Sonar have become the stuff of legend. The grass roots of their organisation are still very much in London where it continues to throw some of the most colourful, fun and musically on-point parties the capital plays host to, with everyone from Moodymann to Ricardo Villalobos to Four Tet representing, alongside a balanced program of cutting-edge talent.