For those who took on the challenge of Dry January, the opening of Printworks acted as the release that they’d been yearning for.

A venue unlike any other in London, boasting a 5k capacity and an unrivalled amount of space – you would be excused if you got overexcited – and slightly overwhelmed – when entering the gigantic facility.

The 2,500 people strong crowd soon filled in the gaps of this mammoth space. London needs this, and needs it to be run well, as an underground venue with no distinction between wealthy and not, VIP and regulars.

The disused printing factory was transformed into a techno mecca for the afternoon, with Seth Troxler, Martinez Brothers and Loco Dice all slamming it back to back.

Walking in to Loco Dice dropping Gesaffelstein ‘Variations’ absolutely set the mood for the rest of the party. Gritty, dark and proteinated. Our favourite kind of techno.

From the layout of the place, to the insane lights and laser show and the smoothness of navigating through the venue. It’s a thumbs up from us!

With this powerhouse venue now open, London can begin to take aim at the likes of Amsterdam and Berlin and stake it’s claim as Europes number one city clubbing destination and the beating heart of the electronic music industry.



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