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Title: Kerri Chandler - 8 July 2004, Traffic, Dublin
Date Added: 06 Jul 2004

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Eye Candy @Traffic Presents

Kerri Chandler
(King Street, Madhouse)
Decks & FX Set

Thursday 08th July, Eye Candy @Traffic, 54 Middle Abbey Street, D1

Tickets on Sale NOW, Priced EUR12.50
Available from Purple Moon records, Crow Street, Temple Bar.
Credit Card Bookings 01-6777349

Capacity Strictly Limited to 250
We've Brought in a Super Sized, High Quality Sound Rig Especially for this Night. This Rig has never before been seen b4 @Eye Candy, You will not be disappointed.

The legendary Kerri Chandler returns to Dublin for a long overdue performance! Kerri will be playing in the intimate surroundings of the downstairs club in traffic, with capacity strictly limited to 250. You must have a ticket to gain entry to the club on the night!

There are no booking fees payable on any tickets bought in PurpleMoon Records, by Credit Card or Cash.

Kerri Chandler
(Madhouse, King St, Large)

Few artists in the music business reach the level of accomplishment and status that Kerri Chandler has achieved. He is known throughout the universe as one of the original creators of the deep house sound and his "basslines" are now legendary. Kerri grew up in the New Jersey area during the days of the infamous Zanzibar club with resident DJ Tony Humpries. Kerri's father was a DJ as well, which gave Kerri a rich background in the origins of the New York Underground Sound (known also as "Garage" music). He made his DJ debut at the Rally Record Club in East Orange, New Jersey at the tender age of Thirteen.

Kerri eventually found himself intrigued with the production element in dance music and soon began to create his own grooves on his one man label, Express Records. In 1991, Atlantic Records signed his debut single," SuperLover/Get It Off" and the rest is House Music History. Despite his success, Kerri Chandler has always remained true to the spirit of the underground. When listening to tracks such as the "Atmosphere E.P." on Shelter Records and the seminal, "A Basement, Redlight and A Feeling" album on Madhouse, one has to marvel at Kerri's ability to not compromise his unique sound for commercial gain.

Kerri Chandler is a vortex where tradition and innovation meet. Tradition as in the soulful roots of Jersey house, innovation as in the streamlined, sparse arrangements and shrewd use of technology. Kerri masters rhythm and space.

Kerri prays before making a record, and injects his free spirit into his productions. With a solid education in Garage grooves, Kerri takes vocals, rhythms and instruments and with uncanny precision pieces them together, delivering beautiful, monster jams. In the expanses of his breaks the odd counter rhythm will inexplicably appear for a second and then disappear, creating fleshy excitement, not mechanical repetition. His basslines go from heavy and heady to playful and quirky--always deliriously intoxicating. His hooks are loving details like horn hits, washes of synthesizer or catchy choruses that emerge to create songs from a maddening bulldozer of brutal drive. Here the dreamer takes hold, transporting us into a dimension of seemingly endless travel....

Kerri is sure to continue to startle us as he has from the very beginning as with his first remix, the now-classic scratch on "Get It Off". His fusions, clamped to the beat of his unique, thundering kick drum, redefine house music at every turn.

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