I Love Acid
Squelching bassline, oscillating 303 loops, fractal factory line rhythms – delve into an hourlong journey of Acid in its truest form.
About this mix
I Love Acid started life as a one-off party back in 2007 is titled after Luke Vibert's anthem of the same name. We and Luke, plus a bunch of friends, took over Corsica Studios for the night to play out all things acid and TB-303. Then we did another, and another… and suddenly, it was nine years later, with over a hundred events in London and abroad. In 2014, the party gave birth to a record label.
Each release is strictly vinyl only – no digital, limited to just 303 copies, hand stamped and numbered. We’re up to number seven in the series now. This mix features tracks from 008 to 014, plus some upcoming material from our main label Balkan Vinyl, including tracks from Mutant City Acid Vol. 3 and Vol. 4 (both 12” releases) and an album from Chevron which will be released on a gold bar in a jewellery presentation box.
There’s something about acid that transcends simply being a ‘genre’. It sums up the sound of the TB-303 – but also a certain era of house music and a social movement, all in one. One of the most liberating things about running an acid party is the pure scope of sound and style that's available. And that is reflected by the audience too.
I Love Acid is back this year with parties in London and Bristol in February, plus our annual stage at Bloc in March.
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