Budapest Essentials: One of the most exciting music exports in Eastern Europe arrives at the Edith Club on Friday
This year is the seventh year that Budapest Essentials has been organized, which started in 2014 as the first urban painter in the capital.
All this is happening in such a way that, of course, this festival cannot escape the situation in the world either, so although the organizers are preparing smaller parties and programs with a smaller number of people, they will connect well-known and hidden Budapest venues in December. Between 2 and 5 on the axis of music, gastronomy and architecture.
One of the most exciting venues for this will be the Edith Club on Nagymező Street, which, as a direct and worthy successor to the legendary Piaf Bar, has become the red-toned custodian of Budapest’s peaceful hedonism. And it will be exciting not only for the location, for the aesthetics and charm of which David Lynch would sleep all ten fingers, but because
as part of Essentials, Edith will host some of the festival’s most special parties for two evenings.
Can crazy oriental chess electronics come?
On Friday, that is, on December 3, Karpov not Kasparov, deeply embedded in the theater scene in Bucharest, arrives at Nagymező Street. It really is no exaggeration to say that
they are one of Eastern Europe most exciting and craziest music export item,
since when the duo was formed, they began to make music based on the rules and strategies of chess. This may seem complicated and even stupid at first, but the end result is a very dance floor-compatible, adorably insane production, funny electronics packed with oriental flavors, full of classical musical references that almost evoke the atmosphere of a theatrical performance, often using ballet dance is.
For the past 7 years, the duo has performed in almost every country in Europe, at major festivals, clubs and cultural events. THE Soundtrack for a chess game Their debut album was named “Album of the Month” by Vice magazine, was named “One of the Most Valuable Releases of the Year” by Radio Romania Cultural, and was further described as “perhaps the best Romanian album of the last 30 years” by music journalists at Muzici & Faze. memory Their new EP, recently released, was released by Disco Halal, a Moscoman-run but heavily tied to the Tel Aviv scene.
ItaloDisco holiday celebrating the pope of the genre
On Saturday and nowadays it has become terribly hot and cool again (although never gone and always cool) the pope of the italo disco genre – not half of the Marvin & Guy duo, by the way -, Marcello Giordani (Italo Deviance) will hold a course at Edith, who will be supported during the evening by Galactic Jackson, the most authentic custodian of the domestic drinko disco, and one of the cornerstones of the Hungarian underground DJ culture.
Giordani started playing DJ back in 1993, the golden age of the house music scene. At first he performed in his hometown as well as in nearby clubs, then at the age of 20 he became a resident of the legendary Italian Les Foliesthe Pigalle at a party called Italian, which was one of the reference points of Italian dance music life at the time.
And this position soon brought him into the network of the best Italian clubs. The 21-year-old bought his first gadgets, started his career as a producer, and released his debut EP that year. By the first half of the 2000s, he was already contracted to publishers such as Dirt Crew and Mule Musiq. Then Marvin & Guy was formed – as they used to say: the rest of history.
However, the Budapest Essentials, which will start on December 2, is still the music of the future, during which the coolest clubs, such as Edith, will also open their doors, several of which have been defining the taste and flavor of Budapest for decades. event. At the same time, such fresh spaces are appearing, they are only now coming to life and will certainly play an important role on the cultural stage of Budapest.
OPENING PICTURE: Edith