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Friday 13th September

September brings a fresh new party, step up and get down to Uptown Boogie Orchestra!
Kicking things off we have the resident DJ from one of the longest standing parties at REX Club in Paris – Gregory Lambert aka Pepperpot.
Greg has long been affiliated to the underground music scenes across Europe. Greg hosts a party ‘Hello!’ that has seen nearly every big name you can come up with grace the decks.
He has collaborated on productions with the likes of Jef K and Gwen Maze for the Silver Network imprint as well as strong ties to Serialism Records, Berlin based label which Anthony Muirhead also belongs to.
Expect a bass-driven bounce and melodic mayhem bundled up into an electric bouquet of unbridled joy.
With stellar support from local heroes Matt Drake, Bevan Keys and Anthony Muirhead, the music promises to be uncompromising in quality.
Tune in to Reverse Radio, Saturdays 6-8pm on Radio Ponsonby for giveaways and more info, as well as Bevan’s Key to the Groove show, Fridays 10am-midday on George Fm.

The Lowdown on Greg Pepperpot…

A DJ since 1992, Pepperpot feels as much at ease at confidential private parties as he does at festivals with audiences of more than 15.000 people, he has always devoted himself exclusively to DJ-ing, rubbing shoulders in his sonic trips with such major electronic-music figures as Derrick May, John Acquaviva, Steve Bug, DJ Pierre, Kenny Hawkes, Kevin Saunderson, Sasha Funke, Ivan Smagghe, DJ Hell, Swayzak… to name a few.

From 1996 to 1999 he was a resident DJ, and he co-promoted the famous private EL.UE parties which gathered the techno heads of Paris. That phenomenon grew, and Pepperpot was revealed to the French Techno scene. In summer 1999, Greg Lambert (his real name) moved to Australia and stayed there for a whole year. He played and had residencies in the main clubs in Sydney. At that time, he started refining his mixes as well as his musical sensibilities through his contacts on the local scene. As he widened the scope of his influences, making the most of an “other” vision of clubbing culture, he moved quite naturally towards a more Minimal and House sound that could be described as deep, groovy and trippy. Back in France in September 2000, and fortified by his musical experiences abroad, he took over two residencies at “L’Enfer” and “La Loco” … he also mixed a CD “Tech House Session 1” for Wagram Music.

In 2002, with Aurore Alcaline and a group of partygoers, Pepperpot created the association known as “Flexibulle”, which brought together DJs, VJs, Decorators, Stage Designers, Graphic Artists, Video Artists, Directors, Editors, Composers and Landscape Architects… who all shared a passion for electronic music and parties. Ever-ready to party ’til dawn, this Monty Pythonesque group of enthusiasts organized regular events in various sites across the French capital.

In 2005 he took over a residency at the famous club “Batofar”. His popularity continued to grow, and he played regularly at leading Paris venues, but it was in 2006 that he became an unavoidable figure on the French electronic scene, establishing a surprising mix-style: even more cutting-edge, while still retaining all its originality. His passion for detail, combined with his musical maturity and original technique, became definitions for his unique concept of Minimal House Music.

Greg’s kept busy with his own label ‘Hello Music’ plus Greg is Artistic Director promoting two events – ‘Hello’ at Rex Club, and the “AtZbell“ parties, bringing to Paris for the first time artists such as Nekes, Reboot, Kreon, Lemos, Boris Werner, Federico Molinari, Ray Okpara, SiS, Lauhaus, Julien Chaptal.

Mix from Pepperpot:

Pepperpot (Fr)
Matt Drake
Bevan Keys
Anthony Muirhead

10pm – dawn
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