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Ben Sims
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AKA Ron Bacardi AKA Barrow Boy AKA Benny Ben. @machineparties with Kirk Degiorgio. ASSAILANTS with Truncate. Essex Rascal. Labels >> @hardgrooverecs
Huge thx to all the dancers and crew for another killer session @salasonorabilbao on Sat 🙏🏻🙏🏻 Great to bring @machineparties to the new look club! Much love to @essanmusic and @cadans_music for joining us and smashing up the dance 🙌🏻 Here’s a lil clip of me going for gold with a VIP version of a 2012 remix from the man like @ritzi.lee, might have to play this more often 😉 More clips from the night to follow on the @machineparties account
I’m heading to the West Coast tomorrow for a run of four USA shows during Thanksgiving week. On Tuesday I’ll be taking control at @technotacotuesdays207 for my debut Las Vegas show and then on Wednesday, I’m heading back to @kremwerk in Seattle for Haused x Depth. On Friday I’m in Phoenix for the first time for the @techno_snobs crew where I’ll be doing a solo set as well as some ASSAILANTS action with @truncate_la (@dasha_rush_official is also on the bill) and, finally, on Saturday I’m back in LA for more ASSAILANTS action at @observe_la. Ahead of the run, I had a chat with @6amgroup in LA which is now online if you fancy a read. (Link in Bio). . 26th November – Techno Taco Tuesday, Las Vegas 27th November – Kremwerk, Seattle 29h November – Techno Snobs, Phoenix 30th November – Observe, Los Angeles . . . #techno #bensims #symbolism #hardgroove #technomusic
Big ups to everyone who came out on Friday for @machineparties @muziekgieterij_maastricht 🙌🏻 Wicked vibes all night, ultra cool space and really enjoyed playing! Great to check out the boss, @derrickmay, too, never fails to inspire me! Huge thx to dancers, all the peeps who came and said hello and of course, @oliverway.mr.o, @epmmusic and @linkesoto for making it happen. Let’s do it again sometime 😉😉 Here’s Del Boy getting busy with a killer from @jeroensearch 🕺🏻🕺🏻
2019’s @machineparties run comes to an end this weekend with a Dutch/Spain double-header. On Friday we’re at @muziekgieterij_maastricht in Maastricht with @derrickmay , @oliverway.mr.o and residents while on Saturday @cadans_music (live) and @essanmusic will be joining me at @salasonorabilbao in Bilbao. I’ll post more on Machine 2020 in the next few weeks so stay tuned for news.
Labels Update! Aiken’s ’Stratum’ EP is out now on Symbolism Ltd vinyl (as usual, the vinyl is super-limited so don’t sleep on that), Mark Broom’s ‘Five/Four EP’ is available on Hardgroove vinyl (some stores have digital pre-order available too) and Julien H Mulder’s ’The Sequence’ is available digitally as of tomorrow. Big ups to the likes of Luke Slater (check out his recent Essential Mix), Oscar Mulero, James Ruskin, Ben UFO, Efdemin, DVS1, Dave Clarke and more for the club support on these releases. There’s one more Symbolism Ltd in 2019 which comes from the mighty Jeroen Search so news on that soon but in the mean time, check this lot out via the link in my bio.
Machine hits Albeniz in Gijon tonight with Kirk Degiorgio and I laying it down alongside the residents. Saturday it’s on to Madrid for a huge Code anniversary at Fabrik
Double teaming ‘The Bells’ @dockyardfestival on the @machineparties stage with my man @djbone313 😉
#tbt Big ups to everyone who came out and danced with us on the @machineparties stage @dockyardfestival during @amsterdamdanceevent, wicked vibe all day and serious sets from start to finish (I know, I was there for the duration 💪🏻) Big thx to the Dockyards crew for getting us to host for the 3rd time, another killer! Big love to all the DJs who did their thing for us, we know there’s million of options during ADE, so we truly appreciate you making time for Machine 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 There’s few more stops on this years tour, so watch this space or check the header of my FB or soundcloud 👊🏻
Run it Red returns tonight at midnight (U.K. time) for 2hrs of fresh beats @nts_radio
#tbt good times backstage @shelteramsterdam for @myhomelesshomies event during @amsterdamdanceeventlive, Wicked party, with an amazing vibe, for a great cause, nuff said. Big ups to all the DJs, the party people, the staff and of course @djbone313 and @i.am.ahnne for making it happen 🙏🏻🙏🏻 Pic credit to follow..