Applique Music Remix Competition – Lempo & Japwow – Wishbone

At the end of our incredible weekend for #48HrsWith @IamLempo, Applique Music announced their first remix competition to celebrate the label’s first birthday. The competition takes their search for new talent to a new level, allowing entrants to remix the Lempo and Japwow original  track, “Wishbone” . Competing artists have the chance to get their entry…

#48HrsWith @IamLempo – Chapter 4 – Applique Music

After all that had happened over the weekend so far, you wouldn’t think that our Sunday would be a busy one but by 11am, Lempo, Jonathan Lee (Jono) and myself headed down to the Applique studio in Wolverhampton, for an afternoon / evening producing, remixing and general record label business with Miss Nina Japwow. Naturally,…

#48HrsWith @IamLempo – Chapter 3 – DJ Interviews, Felix Leiter, Kim Fai and B3 at Bitch, Venus Manchester

My first encounter with a Bitch night was in April with American, house DJ and awesome performer, Gina Star. The hospitality of Venus, the quality of the DJs and the friendliness in the atmosphere made for one of my favourite regular club nights in Manchester. I commented on how the dress code was smart and that I…

#48HrsWith @IamLempo – Chapter 2 – Hangovers, Label Showcases, Off-The-Cuff B2B DJ Sets and Buskers

  Lesson Number 1 - Don’t try and out-drink a DJ. Lesson Number 2 – Just because it’s free vodka, doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Lesson Number 3 – Domino’s cures everything. So I woke up in the morning, feeling like…crap.  Nearly, very nearly wrote P. Diddy but then realised I can’t quote Ke$ha and…

#48HrsWith @IamLempo – Chapter 1 – Unity Radio, Rong, Socio Rehab, Sankeys, Todd Terry and Casa De Lempo

My Friday afternoon ended as per usual. A sneaky beer after work with the lads. That is where the normality ended as I was heading straight to Unity Radio, Manchester for #48HrsWith @IamLempo. 48 hours that anyone involved will remember for a very, very long time. We were joined at the studio by his DJ…

#48HrsWith @IamLempo – 3 Gigs, 2 Radio Shows, 2 Interviews, 1 Studio Session and the birth of B3

My God, what a weekend. So this weekend, I had the absolute pleasure of spending 44 hours (over the space of 52) with Bitch Resident DJ, face of Bitch TV, host of the Bitch radio show,  1/3 of the Applique Music label, 1/2 of the brilliant DJ duo Lempo and Japwow and as we found…

48 Hours With Lempo – Official Announcement

On Saturday afternoon, we announced the debut episode in our new 48 Hours With (#48HrsWith) series of events, launching with DJ, radio host, producer, record label owner and face of Bitch TV, Lempo. Dance Music Manchester are big fans of Lempo, when we realised the full extent of his musical world, we knew that he…