Fri, 7/9 MIGRASHUN and K7 PRESENT: James Holden & Mathias Matthew @ SMARTBAR – Chicago

Featuring: James Holden (London, England), Mathias Matthew (Chicago, Illinois)
Friday, July 9th, 2010

(noun) migrashun “Directed, regular, or systematic movement of a group of objects, organisms, or people”

Migrashun, K7 and SmartBar are proud to present the London’s own James Holden on his tour to promote the new K7 “DJ Beats” mix.

2010 has been a very busy year for the bustling Migrashun team. Having already hosted two events at SmartBar featuring the likes of Fairmont and DJ Koze, along with events in other locals featuring Sarah Goldfarb, Luke Hess, Drew Pompa, John Patterson and more, they show no signs of slowing down. For their next adventure they are teaming up with record label, K7 and SmartBar to bring you one of the most forward thinking musicians to date, James Holden.

James Holden may not be a household name, but to fans of adventurous electronic sounds, the British techno sorcerer and psychedelic shaman is renowned as a genius. Head of the zeitgeist-defining label Border Community which boasts fellow forward thinkers Nathan Fake & Extrawelt on its roster, Holden can count himself amongst the very modern breed of DJ with a special knack for layering the most surprising of records with an unparalleled musical ear. Performing with him on what is sure to be a great night, is the founder and executive A&R of Migrashun, Mathias Matthew. Having performing with the likes of Lucy, Fairmont, Kate Simko, Frankie Bones, John Digweed, Three, John Acquaviva, Timo Mass, Ryan Elliot and many more, it’s a sure bet that the night will start right with him at the helm.

James Holden (London, England)
– Border Community

Mathias Matthew (Chicago, Illinois)
-Migrashun, Brio

Smart Bar
3730 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL (773) 549-0203
Tickets: $10 before midnight, $13 after ($5 before 11:00 PM with text message)
21 & over – Doors: 10pm / Show: 10pm

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One comment

  1. Holden makes his return to Chicago this Friday!

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