Although OOTG has finished doing parties for the moment. The vibe of what we do lives strong in other areas of Manchester and beyond. One such special event coming up is Better Days. Myself & Paul Knight have been beavering away and causing waves with Rainy City Soul Train. This project has seen some incredible moments created in Manchester culminating in hosting Mad Mats over the 2014 Easter weekend.
Better Days, continues where Soul Train left off and aims to further give our supporters and followers parties were they can truly let loose and listen to some of the finest soulful and forward thinking music that our guest DJs have to offer. In the back drop of the unique and beautiful First Chop Brewing Arm in June we bring you the talents of Chicago’s RAHAAN. The man is fast becoming a legend and if you’ve never him play then I urge you to come down and experience him first hand.
Hailing from the Windy City, this hard working DJ, music collector, producer and master of the edit has been doing his thing since the mid 80s. Cutting his teeth at house parties in Chicago playing funky disco and house grooves. By the 90s Rahaan had built a firm reputation as one of the finest DJs in Chicago playing at ’The Spot’ and infamous loft parties around the city.
In 2000, Rahaan started to produce and edit tracks for his own collection but once noticed by Fourplay Records he was soon snapped up. Shortly afterwards followed big releases like ‘Coming Hard’ and ‘No Time for Love’. Since those early works he has continued to release numerous tracks which have garnered attention from music aficionados around the world.
If Rahaan’s hometown gave birth to the sound we call house then in that spirit is were the energy of Rahaan’s sets lay. Its this rich musical grounding mixed with his outstanding skills that has taken Rahaan from the underground to be held in the highest regard on an international level. His sets are a delight to the ear and honey drips for the soul. We’ve given Rahaan permission to express himself musically on the night however he sees fit and combined with the setting of the First Chop Brewery we expect this party to be very special indeed.
Grab yourself tickets from:
Skiddle - http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Manchester/The-First-Chop-Brewing-Arm/Better-Days-presents-RAHAAN-(Chicago)/12190560/
Resident Advisor - http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?600863
Tickets will soon be available from Vinyl Exchange or Piccadilly Records.
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