First glimpse of new London venue, FOLD
Despite last week’s news that Hackney Council are clamping down on late licences, one London club on an industrial estate between Canning Town and Star Lane has been granted permission to stay open for 24 hours a day.
Called FOLD, the 600 capacity, collectively run audio-visual space and studio complex benefits from 24 hour access to the Jubilee line and London Overground. It also has a sound system that is unlimited at 110DB and a bottom end of 32hz, so it will offer some serious quality.
The venue launches on August 18th with queer party starters Homodrop and Resis’dance, Andy Blake’s World Unknown, local techno crew Make Me cult blog Test Pressing amongst many others all taking part.
Lasha Jorjoliani, co-founder of FOLD says "FOLD presents an uncompromising schedule of forward-thinking electronic music. Veering away from the regular 4 to the floor, we offer a smorgasbord of alien sounds from the unknown. 24 hour events generally take place on Saturdays, Fridays we go till late and mid week live events are till 3am. Our opening season includes label takeovers from Ilian Tape, Clone & Pinkman, with a carefully curated selection of headliners supported by FOLD crew. The 24hr programme gives us a unique opportunity to surprise, challenge and inspire. Expect extended set times, obscure b2bs and a generally more expansive pallet of sounds over the course of one event.”
A new membership scheme will be in operation at the club and a second room is said to be opening later this year.
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