The Sweatbox How Deep? 11 Curated by Sweatbox resident Otherkind returns to the featuring a very welcome return to KL shores for “Evil” Eddie Richards.
It’s said that DJing is a job that needs no qualifications, but experience always shows. , ‘Britain’s Godfather of house and techno’ (Mixmag), embodies this like no-one else. While many of his peers have faded into irrelevance or bloated into mainstream mediocrity, Eddie has constantly remained at the forefront of cutting edge underground dance music.
He was one of the first DJs to champion house back in the mid 80s and one of the UKs original mix DJs who became a key figure in a new music and cultural movement soon to explode worldwide. After playing at such influential and original underground clubs as Clink St. and Heaven in London and Manchester's Hacienda, he went one to headline the legendary UK pay parties Sunrise. Energy and Helter Skelter among countless others. Remix and production work led to the release of club classics; “Acidman” in 88 which hit the UK Top 20, followed by other chart topping remixes of Ralphi Rosario, Orbital and The Shamen.
Eddie has been included in virtually every book, documentary and film about dance culture and is sought after all over the world for his flawless mix of deep bass driven techno with soulful and tough house, a format he has always maintained, and has led him to be widely regarded as the pioneer of what is now known as TECH HOUSE.
Often regarded as ‘the DJs DJ’, Eddie’s insatiable appetite for new music has meant he’s always one step ahead of the game, as his relentless schedule of gigs, remixes and original productions proves. The world of dance music may change with bewildering speed, but one thing remains constant: somewhere, Eddie Richards will be rocking the party.
Eddie has just picked up a residency at Time in Manila along with Ken Ishii to add to his residencies at Othersound in Los Angeles, he is also part of Wiggle, one of the longest running underground nights in London as well as being the most booked DJ at world famous club (except for the residents of course).
Resident will be in the house and on decks, and joining them for the night will be co-Sweatbox resident .
: Level 31/32, Wisma Goldhill, 67, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL: Admission: RM50. RSVP & reservations call 03-2022 3818.