Heritage

In just over 2 years Concrete Music has grown to become one of the south coast’s most respected underground dance & bass music brands.

Beginning as an illegal beach rave on a desolate part of the Portsmouth coast, the seven Portsmouth uni students then got together and began their weekly Tuesday night party at the then-named ‘The Kraken Wakes’.
The boys took advantage of the venue’s little used Funktion one sound system and from the get-go, filled a once baron pub with musically educated party goers. Eventually a small budget for bookings appeared which allowed Concrete to bring their first guest DJ to the night – Klose one , then an Urban Nerds resident.
The weekly night continued to grow ever popular when half a year later, the main dance floor was forced into the larger back room where the party continues today.

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In this short time, the night has brought over 40 of the nations (if not the worlds) biggest DJ’s & producers to Portsmouth, has raised Hundreds of pounds for the ‘Help the Heroes’ & ‘Movember’ charities, been chosen as one of the top student nights in the UK by Mixmag, named ‘pick of the week‘ by The Guardian & has been publicly highly regarded by the likes of Eats Everything, Loefah, Justin Martin, Oneman, Shadow Child, Monki, Kry Wolf…

Concrete Music has now become more than just a weekly night, the brand has grown nationally & internationally with residencies at ‘Get satisfied‘ – Bournemouth, ‘Apogee Presents‘ – London and aboard the ‘Lost in Ibiza‘ boat parties – Ibiza.

2013 see’s the launch of their highly anticipated record label, ‘Concrete Music Records‘. Plus new residencies in Ibiza this summer! (watch this space)

 

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A1 Bassline // Benton // Boddika // Breakage // Camo & Krooked // Charlie Banks // Crown Duels // Disclosure (Live) // Dismantle // Doorly // Drop The Lime // Dusky // Dynamik // Eats Everything // Foamo // Hervé // Hybu // Jaymo & Andy George // Justin Martin // Kashii // Kingsin // Klose One // Kry Wolf // Loefah // Mensah // Murlo // Oneman // Oscar Luweez // Palace // Pasteman // Piri Piri // Rattus Rattus // Rod Azlan // Roska // Royal РT // Scratch Perverts // Shadow Child // Shox // South London Ordnance // Squarehead // Submerse // Subscape // Sukh Knight // State // Sticky // Tee-Circus // Tek-One // The Others // Tru:bass // Unitz // Waifs & Strays // Whole Sick // Wilkinson

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