OH! SIGNORI E SIGNORE! Announcing Another Island …. A hot and steamy place of refuge hidden away from the crowded and whistling streets! Space lovers, disco hounds and the curious will be well rewarded for their patronage – we will be bringing the best Italian disco music producers old, new and eclectic to an exciting dancefloor equipped with a powerful and warm system near Bethnal Green in the real East End.

Our first guest for this inaugural party is DJ Rocca (Luca Roccatagliati), one half of the super producers Ajello with Fabrizio Tavernelli. With his roots in acid jazz, Luca established himself as resident at the influential leftfield Maffia Club playing alongside Coldcut, Leftfield, and James Lavelle. More recently, his edits and remixes for Luke Solomon, Rodion, Isolee, Pete Herbert and In Flagranti have been tearing up bassbins all over Europe. His latest release sees Ajello collaborating with Hard Ton and Brennan Green on the disco bruiser “Chocolate Black Leather.” on their own collaboration label with Hell Yeah Danny Was A Drag King

Rocca has recently joined forces with legendary Dimitri From Paris for their new electro disco act Erodiscotique, with a huge release on Gomma records, included in the Playboy Mansion compilation released by Defected records and mixed by DFP and Bob Sinclair Another collaboration with a seminal DJ is on the way – Dj Rocca and lord of cosmic disco Daniele Baldelli have signed for an album on UK label Nang, with a 12” already released called “Space Scribble”

Rocca’s DJ set can include anything from New-Wave, Italo-Disco, Chicago House, Disco, Neurofunk, & Eurodance and Cosmic – this one is going to be special! Forza!

we have asked Rocca to play as broad a set as he likes and to take us on a journey through his collection and take us away to ….Another Island

Able support comes from fellow Italian & boss of Italo italians label and blog Fab May Day – scheduled releases include Drop Out Orchestra Tom Trago and of course Ajello themselves and Fabs own tracks and infectious edits of italo and afro/cosmic tracks and pop oddities …. and those Campari Safari DJs and promoters Rob and Sammy who have found the time to cross over from Vienna ( recent eclectic gigs and club nights inc Gang of Four Andrew Weatherall ( with Fab) , Horse Meat Disco , Joe Goddard , Becoming Real, Twin Shadow D/R/U/G/S & Is Tropical to name a few …)

Another Island is a bi monthly event expect Italian Flavoured Dance music and soon pysche rock/kraut rock/mutant disco/noise bands of all stripes! last sat next date 28th Jan


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