At Data Transmission we’re firm believers that the essence of the beautiful is unity in variety and in that variety we always look to broaden our horizons with new music, DJs & parties!
Starting today, each month, we are asking our staff, writers & contributors to look ahead at the coming months events and look a little beyond the obvious headline acts to find some interesting, new and exciting DJs, that you must check out and get on your radar.
This month Anna Wall picks her 5 for February.
Ireland’s finest export, this lady has stormed into 2017 with guns a-blazing. Over the years she’s built up an impressive reputation on the London circuit and the world is now taking note. This month saw her debut in Fabric Room 1 plus she’ll be gracing line-ups in Paris, Croatia, and Craig Richard’s new Houghton Festival this summer. Spinning rare B-sides and wax that you’ll have never heard but guaranteed to love, prepare to be kept on your toes.
Where you can see them: Objekt, Saoirse, Nicolas Lutz + more @ Concrete, Paris – 24th Feb: Tickets
If there’s one live act you should be keeping your ears on this year it’s Chelou. His latest single produced by the almighty Maya Jane Coles has gone viral, with over 4.5 million streams worldwide. His last few shows have been sell-outs, and this month he returns to play a very intimate show at Birthday’s in London. Be prepared to fall in love with his charm, elegant songwriting and beautiful acoustic melodies.
Where you can see them: Chelou @ Birthdays , London – 15th Feb: Tickets
Swiss sensibilities – Timnah’s tune selection is impeccable and her talent behind the decks is certainly recognised in her hometown of Basel. She’s a resident at one of City’s most highly regarded club venues Hinterhof and this month she’ll be warming up for the legendary Prosumer. With an interest in everything from deep grooves to melodic hip-hop; Timnah’s got the knowledge.
Where you can see them: Prosumer, Timnah Sommerfeldt + more @ Hinterhof, Switzerland – 11th Feb: Tickets
This four piece fuses jazz and hip hop, influenced by the sounds of J Dilla, D’Angelo, and The Roots with a London twist. They’re no stranger to the stage, having performed live sessions for the likes of Sofar Sessions and February they’ll be hitting the stage at the renowned venue The Roundhouse.
Where you can see them: SumoChief @ The Roundhouse – 19th Feb: Tickets
Hailing from Turin and residing in Munich, Stenny is the master of some of Illian Tape’s most timeless releases to date. His productions cross deep and ambient techno with weighty warehouse kicks. Spinning regularly at some of the finest clubs the world over including Berghain, he’ll be playing Fabric this month to celebrate the labels 10th Anniversary.
Where you can see them: Fabric: Bicep, Anthony Parasole, Stenny, Zenker Brothers + more – 25th February: Tickets