THE HYDRA celebrates 10 years with 3 huge parties at London’s PRINTWORKS

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Club institution The Hydra marks a monumental 10 years as London’s leading leftfield promoter with three birthday parties from Hessle Audio, Erased Tapes, and the EFG London Jazz Festival.

THE HYDRA has been an intrinsic part of London’s leftfield clubbing landscape for ten years. This winter, the event celebrates its decade milestone (THE HXDRA) by inviting partners to join them across three parties at London’s PRINTWORKS.

Hessle Audio are booked for the 29th October with a 15 year special, featuring Ben UFO, Pearson Sound and Pangaea surrounded by a team of label staples including Avalon Emerson, Daphni, Sherelle, Scratchclart, Lady Lykez and more.

Erased Tapes follow on 5th November with their 15th anniversary festival, a collective who have been at the forefront of pushing experimental fusion sounds, from darker classical to intense ambient collaborations. Erased Tapes will be joined by Rival Consoles, Ben Lukas Boysen, Peter Broderick, Crayon DJ Set, Masayoshi Fujita, Qasim Naqvi, and special guests including Gilles Peterson, Clark, Pantha Du Prince, Nathan Fake, Andy Stott, Object Blue and more.

The EFG London Jazz Festival finish off proceedings on the 19th of November. The long-running event has always been an amalgamation of artists reshaping and reinventing jazz sounds in a unique way, mixing and reshaping with house, techno, disco, hiphop, electro and more to create a hybrid take on the genre. Announces are Bonobo, Danilo Plessow (MCDE), Tenderlonius & Lorenzo Morresi, Zakia and more. Taking over the INKWELLS will be South Asian club sounds from DIALLED IN featuring Ahadadream, NAINA, Rude Kid and plenty more other crew affiliates.

Sign up for tickets here.

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