Big Dyke Energy locals FAFF chart a course through headier climates in a soundtrack for reflection and self-questioning.
As the locals of the precious Big Dyke Energy, an important area for queer ladies, non-binary and trans hedonism and enthusiasm in the UK’s capital, over the last 5 years FAFF, the DJ and production duo of Elliot and Orny, haveactually made an enduring mark on London’s queer celebration scene. Circling around an energetic, high camp noise that draws from all over, as evidenced by the delighted home and trippy breakbeats of Crappy Hardcore, their EP for Unknown To The Unknown, and the hot water bottle hardcore and eyeball-rolling rave of their current release for Planet Euphorique, Camp Summer Hits, FAFF have settled on a soundtrack for sweating it out and getting complimentary, conjuringup a loose vigor that rises within Big Dyke Energy.
Yet, as the celebration draws to a close for its last occasions at the end of this year, FAFF expose a various, more reflective side to their design. “We desired to take the chance to record something less club-focused,” they discuss. “As much as we love to play a high energy set, we’re simply as comfy checkingout the more climatic and melancholic side of things. We neverever desire to be minimal by category or design. Balance is constantly a primary focus in our technique to both djing and producing, and we’ve consistedof tracks that deal a sense of wistfulness, yet likewise glimpse innovatively into the future.”
Drifting through intoxicating prog home, lovelorn electro and synth pop, seething bleep techno and exuding breakbeat, FAFF chart a course through completestranger and headier climates. “There is a brand-new track of ours in the mix called ‘Interlude’ which showcases the more ambient side of our sound,” they note, “and as we gointo a duration of seasonal modification, we hope this mix can supply a soundtrack for the shift to self-questioning and reflection.” Though the end of Big Dyke Energy signals an end of an age, FAFF gesture towards the boundless possible of the queer celebration scene in London, throughout which brand-new celebrations that magnify queer, non-binary and trans euphoria can grow.
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