Rhythm Section release party with Hidden Spheres, Bradley Zero and more


We’ve got a new release coming out (RS012), and its by Manchester’s Hidden Spheres. We thought it would make sense to celebrate the occasion with an instore party at Eastern Bloc, with our finest selectors.

We will be bringing down (up) with us the latest represses, some back catalogue entries, new merch, and a heap of RS012. Free entry so no excuse not to see you there!

Artwork by Anu.

Playing records throughout:

Hidden Spheres (Rhythm Section/Distant Hawaii)

Man of the moment, fresh from releasing RS012, our latest record.

Bradley Zero (Rhythm Section/NTS)

Rhythm Section founder, chieftain and OG all rolled into one.

Contours (Rhythm Section/Banofee Pies)

Our other man from Manchester, creator of our 9th release ‘Technician’.

Mali b2b Anu (Rhythm Section/Balamii)

Two crucial members of the RS team make the journey to go b2b.

Eastern Bloc Records Resident DJs

Eastern Bloc. was founded in 1985, a crucial for the development of the Manchester dance music scene with key figures such as a Guy Called Gerald emerging from behind and in front of the counter. Pushing the finest in house, techno, jungle, d’n’b, electronic and other worldly produce it remains a cornerstone of Mancunian dance music.


RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1201407309878758





LIVE! w/ Max Graef Band & Soccer96


LIVE! is a coming together of two local institutions to provide something new for the community; real live experiences from the best local and international players. Rhythm Section and Peckham Chamber Orchestra (PCO) join forces once again to present an international trio of live musical offerings.

After the incredible success of our first two LIVE! events; last month’s Melbourne double-whammy of SilentJay and Jace XL, Swooping Duck (Hiatus Kaiyote’s rhythm section and improv geniuses) alongside London’s own Shepherd + Reginald Omas Mamode IV and December’s Afrofuturistic extravaganza, we’re hugely proud to present another very special show featuring a Germany-England sonic play-off where everyone is a winner!

Artwork by Anu Ambasna

Max Graef Band

Born out of a multitude of quality collaborative projects, including founding Money $ex Records and Box aus Holz label, the multi-talented Max Graef formed five-piece Berlin disco jazz ensemble in 2015.

Their acclaimed first album “Dog” released in December 2015 eloquently describes their unique sound – a rich blend of jazz, kraut, soul, funk, electronic and contemporary. Their live game is serious – a classic setup of Fender Rhodes, bass guitar and drums coming along with a truly innovative approach to effects, synthesizes and samplers – expect improvisational virtuosity!

Max Graef Band’s family vibe speaks to the conceptions of Rhythm Section and PCO respectively as well as the union of the two for LIVE! Itself.

It’s a rare treat to witness the force that is the Max Graef Band, currently on their European tour, do not miss Berlin’s finest perform their only London show!


London/Brighton-based duo Danalogue and Betamax describe their sonic output as ‘Alternative Slamming Analogue’- an apt description indeed.

Their two EPs Soccer96 and Jupiter Masterdrive released on WotNot Music to critical acclaim. These prolific lads are also two thirds of The Comet is Coming along with their sax-man Shabaka Hutchings (who performed at December’s LIVE! with TBMO). We’re in for an intergalactic psychedelic drum and bass workout!

Max Graef + KickFlip Mike (DJ)

Rhythm Section regular, Max Graef will be spinning some disks for us alongside Kickflip Mike; Max Graef Band’s drummer, former runway model, and aka ‘The White D’Angelo’. If their Copenhagen Boiler Room set (ft. Wayne Snow) is anything to go by, expect the banging, the sublime and everything in between.

Advance tickets available via SEE Tickets, £10 adv, MOTD!
Last time we sold out so do not delay…

Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/liveFBjune

See Tickets: http://bit.ly/liveTICKETSjune

Resident Advisor: https://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?841682