London venue The Pickle Factory has always been a hotspot for finest parties in town and they will be starting the year with a bang. Well…several bangs actually. After their New Year’s Day session alongside Spaced, The Pickle Factory made sure to line-up up a series of parties to make the most of the continuation of restriction easing.
First on the docket on Friday, January 28th is an all night long set from Dutch all-star Young Marco. A rescheduled date that always results in tales of magic. Given that for many this will signify the ending of the end of period of quiet contemplation this is sure to be one for the books. The following night and another Factory favourite returns to her second home for another all night long session this time from Josey Rebelle. Where no sound is off the table as long as it rocks the crowd and she does this every single time.
It seems that not a week goes by at The Pickle Factory that there isn’t a top night popping off but the following weekend a true master is in town. Italian magician Francesco Del Garda is world renowned for his left of centre bangers that you never see coming. The only sign of what is coming next is the knowing grin emanating from behind the decks and an unknown piece of wax in his hand. Expect the full brunt of his record bags as he will be given full reign. On a slightly different tip Batu brings his Timedance imprint to its London home where he will be joined by Jossy Mitsu and label artist Kit Seymour.
Friday, February 11th sees a triple debut party with artists that have been making serious waves in their respective circles. Co-curated alongside Parris the forward-thinking selector has been present at some of the best raves of the last year. With this in mind he has joined forces with The Pickle Factory to draft in Ostgut Ton artist JASSS and Paris-based Editions Gravats boss Low Jack. This is where this particular weekend ends at the club and with very good reason for next weekend more specialities await.
We weren’t over stating the fact when we said that more goodies await and on Friday, February 18th digger extraordinaire Dyed Soundorom takes control. The depth of the Apollonia member’s record bag is well documented but there is always room for a timely reminder of why Dyed is one of the best in the business. The following week on Friday, February 25th Paris represents with the Rakya crew stopping by for a full London showcase. that includes Nemo Vachez, Charonne, and Wendy & Miclea.
March is just as hot as the previous months and two of our scenes rising duos in Christian AB and Quest will be handed the reigns for the night. Having been trusted to bring the noise at the finest parties the world over and on Friday, March 4th and what these two artists don’t know about grooves isn’t worth knowing. The bangers keep coming on Friday, March 11th with Casablanca label Casa Voyager celebrating their 5th birthday at The Pickle Factory. Head honcho Driss Bennis brings his energy packed imprint to London for a full session that will also feature fellow Moroccan Malika and Viewtiful Joe.
Heading towards the business end of Q1 and The Pickle Factory welcome back one of their longest running nights Tangent and usual suspects John Gómez & Nick The Record will be playing back to back all night long. Completing this impressive array of parties on Friday, March 25th is another all night long back to back session from another pair of artists that have been impressing at many parties across Europe and farther afield. The Ghost cohort Sugar Free will be playing alongside her partner in crime Fonte and there is undoubtedly going to be plenty high grade vibes across the 7 hour run time.