Friday, December 4th • Bar opens 8PM, Roof 9PM, Club 10PM
Kim Ann Foxman is the recent founder of Firehouse Recordings, an imprint which represents the true grit of New York City through sound. She is also formerly of the critically-acclaimed neo-disco outfit Hercules and Love Affair. Honey Soundsystem are an SF-based collective known for their outlandish parties and nose for underground talent. Jason Kendig and Jackie House are back to represent HSS on this fine evening of adult programming. District favorites The NeedlExchange AKA TNX are set to warm us up, featuring Bill Todd and Tommy Cornelis, plus Trev-ski aka DJ Trev Keen's Audio Zen brings the funk in the bar.
Advance tickets: ticketfly.com/purchase/event/990203
Bar: Audio Zen
Trev-ski aka DJ Trev Keen
KIM ANN FOXMAN:
Kim Ann Foxman has now gone full circle. She’s stepped away from singing with New York’s neo-disco collective Hercules and Love Affair to return to her fundamental passions: rocking clubs as a DJ and producing raw electronic music. Channeling such a revived focus she’s also unleashing a brand new record label – Firehouse - in a promising collaboration with London based music and art label The Vinyl Factory.
“Early this year I moved into an amazing space in Brooklyn, it is an old firehouse. It is my base. My friends come over and I have a studio there now. I found the name ‘Firehouse’ very suggestive. I want to represent New York, represent its flavour and be a part of the music history that is so abundant here.”
Over the last two years she has been incubating and writing furtively. But having recently remixed (amongst others) The xx, and also collaborated with Maya Jane Coles, and Nick Anthony Simoncino's alias Ron Jason, 2014 is now is the perfect time for Foxman to unfurl into her own space. “I’ve been having a lot of fun by making the production more about the process and events than ever before. I’ve not been afraid to get really weird and experimental which has made things really exciting, and it keeps things fresh. I’m creating my own samples and putting a lot of care into it, creating special moments, creating my own adventures ”
It is this sense of vitality that Foxman will expand in the next chapter of her remarkable career. “I’m physically having so much fun making music. I want my label to represent music that isn’t linear boring shit. Firehouse will be super-dynamic, gorgeous and weird." Guardians of credibility and creativity such as Kim Ann Foxman need to be protected and propelled. She is a rare visionary who yearns to celebrate the golden era of authentic dance music whilst feeding from her fluid understanding of its imminent and intriguing future.
San Francisco's Honey Soundsystem consist of residents Jacob Sperber (aka Jackie House), Jason Kendig, Josh Cheon, and Robert Yang (aka Robot Hustle / Beziér). Honey has been instrumental in the formation of three record labels Dark Entries, Discaire, and HNYTRX - our flagship label for special one off releases. Forming in late 2006 the group has held many formations (as many as 6 members) and performed at and thrown events all over the US, Europe, even to the far reaches of Shanghai. Honey is most known for its 5 year weekly Sunday night weekly party in San Francisco which saw hundreds of distinguished guests - many of whose sets have been recorded and shared on this Soundcloud page.