Can opening sentence be updated to read: Typically finding the sweet spot between house, techno and other 4/4 styles, London’s largest underground electronic music promoters refuse to be typecast to any one genre or size of event.
LWE also produce their shows from the ground up. Meticulous operations, great sound, fine-tuned attention to detail, extravagant lighting set-ups and state-of-the-art special effects; have seen them rise to the apex of the pyramid. Operationally, the goal is to limit the effect on local residents and businesses, high-visibility instruction and direction and a big staff presence to limit queue times and maximise safety.
In addition to this, LWE are always on the hunt for visually unique event spaces in London and beyond. Strongly influenced by the UK’s DIY rave heritage, it could be rolling greenland, a derelict warehouse, a royal park, an intimate club space or even a decorated music hall. Nowhere is off the cards.
LWE has a reputation for unearthing amazing locations and reimagining architecturally striking spaces into ad hoc meccas for electronic music.
In 2018, LWE continued to push the status of Tobacco Dock as its exclusive operators. The year also witnessed the relationship with elrow reach colossal new heights and the Innervisions label take over the Royal Albert Hall. 2019 saw the continued evolution of Junction 2, expanding the event to two-days. Friday was added to the programme, broadening the appeal. 2020 sees the development of the COGO party series and its hook-ups with some of house music’s most exciting artists and labels. ION Festival was launched, the inaugural festival set for September. 3,000 likeminded partygoers will travel to Dhërmi in Albania. The site’s unique locations will be soundtracked by the world’s greatest selectors in a week long celebration.