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WEISS + KEVIN KNAPP

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Weiss

Kevin Knapp

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WEISS + KEVIN KNAPP AT BANG BANG

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Weiss

What makes Weiss stand out as a DJ/producer? It's the fact he embodies the spirit and simplicity of that original House sound. With a love of old school jackin', Chicago House - combined with a modern approach to his productions and sets – as an artist he has a unique and individual style that's won plaudits from across the scene.

After a spectacularly successful intro to the scene in 2013 which saw Weiss being championed by the likes of Groove Armada, Green Velvet, Loco Dice, Kenny Dope, Pete Tong & more, the hit single ‘My Sister’ rotating on BBC Radio 1 whilst staying strong in the Beatport top ten chart for over four months, and countless gigs all over Europe, it was plain to see that Weiss was here to stay. Following this lead, Weiss has risen to even greater heights, with his releases inspiring support from the most respected & freshest names in the industry, including Gorgon City, Eats Everything, Shadow Child, Hot Since 82, Claude Vonstroke, Green Velvet, Annie Mac and more.

Reading through his discography is like an accolade to underground club hits, with original productions like ‘Guitar Man’ ‘Man Gone’ ‘Our Love’ & ‘I Believe’ delivering that classic Weiss production, ranging from defining vocals to that unmistakable rumble and old school drums of the driving club cuts. More recently his summer anthem “You’re Sunshine” ignited both the clubs and radio becoming one of the most recognized tracks of 2016 with countless Radio 1 plays whilst becoming one of the “most played” tracks of the summer on Sirius FM, one of the biggest stations in the U.S. Similarly Weiss has seen Huge demand for remixes, including MK, Rudimental, Gorgon City, Green Velvet, Tube & Berger & more all looking for that distinctive Weiss sound. Most recently he has seen success on labels such as Dirtybird, Relief, Play It Down and Toolroom, with every release racing up Beatport’s charts whilst gaining widespread support from his peers and across global radio waves.

Touring has seen Weiss play on some of the world’s most famous stages, including Fabric London, BPM Festival Mexico, Kosmonaut Berlin, Exchange LA, Treehouse Miami, Cielo New York, Vista Club Ibiza, Sankeys Manchester, Revolver Melbourne and many more.

Over the past 12 months Weiss has showed no signs of slowing down, culminating with a DJ Mag Best Of British nomination and the world-renowned BBC Radio 1 inviting him on to Pete Tongs Essential Selection for the ‘Afterhours Mix’ where he was able to showcase his darker side with a suitably driving mix ranging from 6am heavyweights across to forgotten 90’s classics.

A huge venture for Weiss see’s him taking his very own night into the clubs; ‘Weiss City’ showcases this talented producer's ability to transcend the full spectrum of house music – and give his fans a true insight into his musical talents. An opportunity to invite fellow producer/DJs who Weiss truly admires, these night’s also feature special guests who will bring their own signature styles that are true to that original house sound.

Following two stand out performances at the Egg in 2015, it made only natural sense for Weiss to be launching his own London residency at the club with the first ‘Weiss City’ taking place at the beginning of 2016 to a sell out crowd. Regular packed out events followed with special guests including Oliver Dollar, Ninetoes, Dennis Cruz, S-Man, Riva Starr, Mat.Joe & more, finishing off the year with a stand out event at ADE Amsterdam with Tube & Berger at the Legendary Panama club.

Trends in dance music will always come and go, Weiss is an ambassador for real House music, championing the original Jackin’ Chicago house sound, and with a string of exciting projects, collaborations and hotly tipped releases on their way, expect nothing but the hottest and most underground cuts from this rising star…

Website: www.weiss-music.com

Kevin Knapp

There are few DJs who have as much passion and dedication to this industry as Kevin Knapp. He’s a constant pioneer of the sounds crowds yearn for through his own individual production style and his proclivity for vocal contributions. His stand out vocals turned heads from back in 2012 proclaiming “My Beat Will Control You" with Audiojack and his first Hot Creations cut ”The Drums” alongside A&R head Richy Ahmed in 2013 is still owning dance floors to this day. Beyond vocals and lyricism it was his production efforts on his debut solo EP entitled The Heft on Hot Creations that catapulted Kevin to collective international attention. Kevin has taken every opportunity to continue his craft leading him from San Francisco to the capital of Techno: Berlin.

This is not seen as a day job to Kevin, but rather, it’s a way of life. It’s an attempt to communicate with audiences worldwide through his sounds and passion for human connection and it’s working. Whether that be as small as a vocal loop, or as substantial as a full fledged EP on some of the biggest house/ tech house music labels in world, Knapp will turn his hand to anything in order to continue this journey he’s living day in day out, going BIG in more ways than one.

Having played at WMC for several years, DEMF, Sonar, Paradise, Get Lost, Elrow - Barcelona, and Sankeys in cities and countries like Beirut, London, Mumbai, Seoul, and Malta across the globe, it’s clear that Kevin’s sound is an infectious front runner in the house music industry. Just ask his frequent supporters Jamie Jones, Pete Tong, Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Claude Vonstroke, Patrick Topping, and Hannah Wants about Kevin’s seat at the house music table. Whether it’s a niche underground 200 capacity club, or a stage in Miami in front of several thousand, Knapp pushes to break the boundaries between DJ and spectator. With notable releases on Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels, Hottrax, Sola, Dirtybird, Truesoul and more, Knapp continues to delve beyond the music and he is positioned to have 2018 be his most poignant year to date.

RA: www.residentadvisor.net/dj/kevinknapp

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