Manchester-based label Music Is Love has recently announced their residency at the legendary Sankeys Club in Manchester. Having already cemented their reputation as one Manchester’s coolest labels the MIL crew will now be taking up a monthly residency for 2014 with a series of carefully curated parties, welcoming a number of heavyweight artists including the likes of Moodymann, Levon Vincent and DJ Deep along with some of the freshest and most upfront acts around
To celebrate the inaugural launch on February 14th they’ll host a range of the most reputable artists on the circuit. House music aficionados DJ Deep, Point G (live) and Chez Damier bring their supreme musical tastes to fore together with two of the breakthrough artists of 2013: Damiano Von Erkert and Marquis Hawkes. They’ll be joined by label owners Oli Furness and Angus Jefford, as well as Roots For Bloom boss Jamie Trench for a night guaranteed to be fueled with groove-heavy, deep underground house music.
What better way follow up your first event with none other than Moodymann. One the best out and out party DJs around will be in fine company alongside illustrious selectors Levon Vincent, fellow Detroiter Delano Smith, the uniquely talented Wbeeza and the Music Is Love residents for what’s set to be a very special night of music.
Fresh off the back of faultless debut year as a label Music Is Love have set the bar high for 2014 with their unrivaled line-ups. Their residency will no doubt heighten their reputation as a label synonymous with showcasing house true to the genre, and the combination of up-and-coming artists with original house figures shows you what they’re all about.
MIL008 – Oli Furness “Four 4 the floor” ep – out Early April
SISTER LABEL – M.I.L
M1001 – Colman Buckley – Pipe Dreams ep – Out mid March
The label has had support from the likes of :
Ben simms / Jason hodge / Jacques Renault / Squarehead / Detroit swindle / Marquis Hawkes / Ejeca / Brother Vibe / Vibes & Pepper /Alex Arnout / Waze & Odyssey /Jef K /DJ Sneak /Groove Armada /Huxley / Kerri Chandler / Franck Roger / Tomoki Tamura / Mosca / James Johnston / Anil Aras /Brawther / Jeremy Underground Paris / BICEP /Dyed Soundorom /Dan Ghenacia /John Dimas /Mayaan Nidam aka Miss Fitz (Perlon/Wolf + Lamb)/Shonky /Jef K /Djebali / Tristan Ca Cunha /Inxec / Adam Shelton / Rinse FM / Radio 1 & Numerous Radio Stations worldwide
Juno recordings chartings on previous releases
MIL001 – NEW JACK CITY : Deep house & Overall number1
MIL002 – LOVE BOX VA : Deep house & Overall number1
MIL003 – MAXWELL : Deep house & Overall number1
MIL004 – JAMIE TRENCH : Deep house number 3 & Overall 5
MIL005 – LIAM GEDDES: Deep house number 2 & Overall number 3
MIL006 – JACKMASTER K : Deep house NUMBER 3 & Overall number 8