After two cracking events with Willow & Ryan Elliott our FOCAL series continues into 2020 with club residents Charles & Jo inviting another two artists to join them in the club.
Saturday 22nd February Jo Mehtola invites Shanti Celeste to join him in the basement. The two have a Brighton history that dates back to 2014 when Jo hosted Shanti at Rhythm Junction, his old party. The two have shared a bill numerous times since then so it was only right that the Chilean talent's next look at the booth was as part of FOCAL. Hot of the back of her debut album, this is set to be a right treat.
There is something vivacious at the heart of Shanti Celeste's work, a bounce, a swing, an uplifting lilt. Her career to date has been characterised by a contemporary, U.K. take on the classic Motor City sound. The expansive, emotional visions of the early Techno pioneers are reflected in Celeste's open take to her craft.
Her approach to production has leant her DJing a breath that has earned her a distinct enthusiasm amongst today's electronic music base. This freedom is reflected on the platforms she shares her craft through - her regular NTS Radio show, and more recently, her label Peach Discs. These outlets provide Shanti with a place to amplify talent she meets, hears and wants to help along the way.
Dancing, and the music that gets us there, exists to uplift, and in her life and work, Shanti is the embodiment of an elevated state.
20p from each ticket sold on DICE will be donated to The Clock Tower Sanctuary, a local day centre for 16-25-year olds who are homeless or insecurely housed.
Presented by Patterns.
This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).