Andrew Carthy better known for his stage name Mr. Scruff, is a British electronic DJ and producer living in Stretford, Greater Manchester. His scruffy facial hair was the inspiration behind this alias.
Growing up in New Brighton on Mersyside, Greg Wilson is a DJ and producer associated with both the early 80's electro scene in Manchester and the current disco re-edit movement.
Derrick Carter entered the scene in 1992 after revealing "Dreaming EP". Over the years he has established himself in music, after returning in 2009 with "Legacy". He will be hitting the road soon, with shows in Manchester, Leeds and London.
Disco lovers rejoice once more. The UK's most exciting glitter-fuelled party La Discothèque returns after their humongous sell out show at Printworks earlier this year. On Fri 13 Dec they roll back up to Printworks with a fine selection of talents from many different musical worlds. Manchester based producer/cartoonist/cross genre selector Mr Scruff will bring his eclectic musical taste to make his La Discothèque debut - expect soul, funk afro-jazz, disco & a whole lot more. Joining Scruff is Chicago house legend & La Disco HQ's firm favourite Derrick Carter, who most memorably headlined the La Discothèque debut London show. The DJ so good the Queen gifted him an MBE; rare groove pioneer Norman Jay MBE is one of the most accomplished and celebrated DJs in British history and will bring his Good Times vibes to the Press Halls this December. Elsewhere on the billing, the famed Crazy P Soundsystem will see Danielle join the group’s infectious rhythms. One of the UK's most popular DJs; Artwork has influenced the music scene for over 20 years. For this show expect a huge disco dance with all the extras. Greg Wilson will be rocking his trusty Revox reel-to-reel with his groovy, disco-influenced music and homegrown edit set - expect an eclectic assault on the senses. Fleetmac Wood celebrate their extensive back catalogue of Fleetwood Mac with a curated and created an assortment of remixes and edits. This is special, trust us! London-favourites Jaye Ward, Rachel Williams, Michelle Mannetti & Sharples complete the billing in the intimate Dark Room. ------ Last entry 22:30