As the summer comes to a close and things start to slow down, we welcome back our regular DJs schedule this month. With some of Europe’s finest deck masters and mistresses joining us every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm to wind you down or get you moving – Le Faubourg Lounge Bar will prepare you for whatever Berlin demands of you.
Friday 1st September Danny Russel
An ardent vinyl collector since ’97 his musical philosophy is built upon robust and creative foundations. Favourite imprints include such bastions of sounds as Sound Signature, Disco Deviance, Rüf kütz, West End, Salsoul, Balihu and Tommy Boy. Whilst as a DJ he’s been capturing the mood of the dancefloor since ’98 and putting this crate digging talents to work as a proud ‘Audio Architect’.
Now based in Berlin, Danny’s story continues upon a new canvas set right in the motherland of electronic music. He is known from sets around Berlin at Solar Lounge, Mein Haus am See, Michelberger Hotel, Klunkerkranich, Neue Heimat, BonBon Bar and Bar am Lützowplatz.
Saturday 2nd September ISA GT
Colombian singer and DJ ISA GT is a our guest on Saturday 2nd September. Resident DJ @ Sketch, she also has spots at The Hospital Club, Le Baron, as well as countless fashion parties and events to her name. To keep track of her at this and other gigs follow her online here.
Friday 8th September Fumée Grise
With upbeat positive mixes straight from the club scene, one of Italy’s most innovative DJ’s – Fumée Grise (or ‘Grey Smoke’ in English) has shaped his sound around countless French labels. Always presenting new sounds, his collection is dominated by unheard, unreleased and demo tracks, guaranteeing you the very freshest of sounds in a House style all his own.
Saturday 9th September DJ Jauche
DJ Jauche. A legend on the scene from Berlin’s heady days of clubs and delirium. His reputation is solid and his career launched from his residencies at Walfisch in the ’90’s. He is also known as being the brother of THAT doorman – Sven Marquardt from Berghain. For Berlin artistry and a sound all his own, check him out here on soundcloud.
Friday 15th September Manfuoco
His friends know him as Matteo but in DJ circles he is Manfuoco. He is a DJ booker, a music connoisseur and owner of the Marmo Music label. Marmo is a triple threat – booking agency, events manager and electronic music platform with a commitment to experimental sound as well as that essential passion for vinyl. Manfuoco has also been known to host Acid Shampoo and act as mentor for Cashmere Radio.
Saturday 16th September Nathan Dawidowicz
With a passion for collecting vinyl and creating graphics, Italian/Israeli DJ Nathan Dawidowicz has eclectic taste and a distinctive style that will move your body, mind and soul.
Friday 22nd September Alisa Mandrovska
Alisa Mandrovska joins us this month on the back of regular gigs at Odessa bar in Mitte, Vice magazine parties and of course with us in the Lounge Bar.
Saturday 23rd September DJ Cherokee
DJ Cherokee has taken the time from her busy international schedule to spend a Saturday night with us on September 23rd. Originally hailing from Melbourne, Australia, she is by now a friend to the Sofitel as well as performing regularly across Asia, Australia, Europe and the USA.
Friday 22nd September DJ Vela
Sofitel regular DJ Vela is all ours on Friday 22nd September and her love of dance music and super tech funk sets is always a feature. She has played across the globe including clubs and festivals in India, Japan, Brazil, and the USA, and toured widely across Europe.
Saturday 23rd September Ekkohaus
Old school club sounds meet house and techno blends. Lines are blurred and samples are aplenty as Ekkohaus joins us again at Le Faubourg. He will fill your Saturday night with all the sounds you need and transport you to the place you need to be the most. Check him out here on soundcloud.
To get that Le Faubourg feeling, check out the Sofitel’s soundcloud featuring some of these artists along with a few other surprises. Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm in Le Faubourg Lounge Bar.