As we approach 2017 we thought we’d sit down and reminisce on what has, been a groundbreaking year for Fire. 2016 has seen Fire team up with some of the newest and most exciting promoters around but also delivering some amazing parties, producing some wonderful moments in London clubbing History.
Highlights – Solomuns legendary DIYNAMIC imprint celebrated their 10th anniversary at Fire & Lightbox in November, joined by Stimming, Adriatique, H.O.S.H + loads more, the label brought their signature sound to the capital and the feelgood vibes followed! The Inaguaral Sunfall festival took place this year and we hosted the Metalheadz x Outlook festival afterparty. Mala, Commix and Ulterior Motive are just a few of the killer lineup that spread the bassweight on the warm summer day! On New Years day Magna Carta teamed up with Ibiza super label Do Not Sleep to bring the sounds of the white isle to Vauxhall, the lineup was unreal and the night went down in History! Krankbrother x Phonica records – London’s most favored vinyl outlet joined forces with Krankbrother to provide a night of class, Move d , Alex Boman and Prins thomas were but a few of the international selectors that flew in for the event!
On top of all of the amazing events we’ve hosted, we’ve had some outstanding sets played at club by some of the worlds most prestigious DJ’s from all around the world, here’s a selection of our highlights.
Solomun – The DIYNAMIC head honcho graced the decks at his label showcase in November, taking the crowd on an exciting journey showcasing his diverse selection and experience in the booth. In full control of our main room, he proved why he is one of the worlds most in demand DJ’s
Solardo – The Duo, one of 2016’s most successful breakthrough acts, played for Dazed 3rd birthday in August alongside Paul C & Paolo Martini and Miguel Bastida. Providing a high octane and thrilling set of OG house groovers, it was one one 2016’s most talked about appearances.
Move d – The esteemed selector performed for Krankbrother x Phonica records in February and moved between smooth house, eclectic disco and funky techno!
dOP – The French trio played for Unleash in January alongside an all star arsenal of French DJ’s. They stole the show with the instantly recognizable vibe they create through their music and mc.
Darius Syrossian b2b Sante b2b Sidney Charles – The super-trio kick started 2016 at Magna Carta’s New years day Rave. The 3 musketeers tore the roof off with their signature rolling beefy bangers!
Rounding things off we just wanted to say a huge thank you to all who passed through our doors this year. We couldn’t have done it without you. To thank you we are throwing some huge parties at the end of the year leading into the new year. New Years Eve celebrations see Innovation take over Fire & Lightbox, with Dawn taking over Lightbox from 4am for the NYE Afterhours session with some VERY special guests. Heading into 2017, Magna Carta take over for their NYD ‘17 special with none other than Steve Lawler headlining! We look forward to sharing more memorable experiences with faces old and new in 2017.