Ellie Cocks burst on to the dance music club circuit in late 2012 and it hasn’t taken her long to be at the forefront of the UK scene. Her uplifting energetic style and amazing music productions were always going to push her and she is quickly becoming a rising star. Ellie is well know for her versatility behind the decks, whether she’s playing rolling techno at after hour venues or groovy house music on the sunset 338 terrace with the infamous ABODE, you can be sure she’ll have everyone’s hands in the air. Ellie has confirmed shows at leading venues all over the UK as well as a run of shows in Europe with her ABODE residency this summer. With big record releases on the horizon, you can be sure to see Ellie Cocks go from strength to strength. You can also catch her weekly radio show on Reprezent 107.3FM every Friday 2-4pm playing you some of the finest house & techno!
With a club residency aged just 13 and a father that was heavily involved in the original rave scene, few origins stories are as rich as GW Harrison’s. Essex born, Kent bred, George W Harrison was gifted his first set of Technics aged 12 and has been surrounded by electronic music all his life. Resident at Gatecrasher whilst at Uni and with three full years in Ibiza on his CV at some of the islands most established venues and events, GW has attracted a lot of attention of late. He is now fully part of the London scene with a residency at London’s hottest party; Abode, GW Harrison’s adaptive style will always be uplifting and always attempt to educate and sees him with a very impressive diary of bookings.
Jimmy Switch is a self taught DJ & Producer from Manchester, who has been making a big impact with his energetic DJ Sets on the dance floors all over the country for the past 6 years, Playing out of Sankeys Manchester & the infamous Studio338 in London where he holds his Residency for ABODE. 2015 seen Jimmy start his monthly residency at Sankeys Ibiza for Solidgrooves & Abode. Jimmy’s upmost passion & determination for the music has seen him play at some of the most established clubs in the world. After spending the summer of 2015 in Ibiza, Jimmy has been on the legendary Pete Tong Show on BBC Radio 1 as part of the Club Scouts with Steve Lawler (Viva Warriors) where he was interviewed about playing at his favourite venue Studio 338 in London. He also has started a new residency in Leeds for Prism which is held at MiNT Club & MiNT Warehouse, where he plays once a month.
Born & Bred in the city of London, Stefano ‘Artikal’ Ardani is no newcomer to the capital’s music scene. With a career spanning over 15 years – his musical style has, of course, changed; his roots lying in the UK Garage and Drum n Bass movements yet he is now well and truly a house & techno connoisseur. Artikal began his musical journey at a London-based pirate radio station in the late 1990s, where he played the music he loved and built the experience he needed behind the decks. It was at this very station that Artikal began MC’ing as well as spinning records; although this was only the beginning. By the turn of the millennium, Artikal started to become well known for his ability on the mic. So much so, he began touring alongside the greats in UK Garage such as DJ Luck & MC Neat. Travelling up and down the country, doing his thing, kept him busy for the next two years until his next calling…In 2002, Artikal travelled to the beautiful white isle of Ibiza; it was here he discovered the alluring sounds of house and techno, it was here he fell in love with this sound. He then spent the next several years travelling the world where he explored house music to its fullest. It wasn’t until 2009, Artikal decided to wipe down the decks and begin DJing once again. He threw himself into the scenecompletely and became fully immersed in it. Playing across the UK for the past 6 years, Artikal has covered some of the greatest parties and venues this country has to offer. Now a firm resident of the fastest-growing party in the capital: Abode at Studio 338. You can catch him here on a monthly basis playing alongside some of the most credible artists in the industry; artists like Nic Fanciulli, Russ Yallop, Oliver $ and Flashmob to name a few. Its a guarantee you’ll be seeing a lot more of the Artikal hype in the near future.
Will Taylor, is moving from strength-to-strength with an amazing run of shows under his belt and has become a well known name in both the UK and Ibiza. Introduced to music from a young age and having his first pair of decks by the age of 16, it was only a matter of time before he jumped onto the London circuit. It wasn’t long before Will landed himself a residency with London club-night Connected, playing at almost every party, most of which being at the recently closed down Cable. Now having a firm residency at the undoubtedly biggest Sunday-party in the UK, ABODE at Studio 338, Will has started to become a house-hold name within the industry. Will has played alongside artists such as Nic Fanciulli, Davide Squillace, Matthias Tanzmann, Hector, A Guy called Gerald, Darius Syrossian, Martin Buttrich, Phil Weeks to name but a few! Ibiza has become Will’s second home with a weekly residency for ABODE at Sankeys. With monthly shows also confirmed at the infamous Space Ibiza for its final year – Will is set to leave his mark on the island. Will’s style of music flows between bass-line driven grooves to classic up-beat vocals to pumping tech beats. His vast selection of classics as well as the best in underground house & techno is what makes him so popular with every crowd he plays to. You’ll be seeing a lot more of Will Taylor in the next coming months and possibly hearing a lot more of him too with some new releases well under production on the newly established Resonance Records. Keep your eyes and ears peeled!
Lindsey Matthews is known for her breaks and impeccable baselines throughout her unique live sets. Self taught from the small city of Swansea, she has quickly risen to the House scene with her unmistakable drops. Music has always been a huge part of her life since a young age. Within the short space of 18 months Lindsey has gained residencies from her unique style and powerful impact on the crowd. After less than a year of Djing, Lindsey has found herself playing for some of the well known clubs in Ibiza and London. Her popularity flourished and things developed to the next level. After playing regularly at the club Sankeys Ibiza (for ABODE) she had theopportunity to play along sides big names such as Secondcity, Latmun, MaxChapman, Jordan Peak ect. The hype surrounding Lindsey followed her home where things started to take off, playing across the country making a noise within some of the big clubs & events. Including her own gigs at Studio 338,EGG London, Sankeys and the world famous Space Ibiza. Production of her own music is a learning curve for Lindsey which is developing quite smoothly having artists such as Paco Osuno Marco Carola & Sam Divine supporting her tracks. Lindsey now has a strong following which has resulted in her being signed to Sam Divine’s record label, D-VINE Sounds, as well as being made a full time resident for ABODE RECORDS in London & Ibiza.