touching China, Australia, Europe and North America, and featuring dates alongside Kingdom, L-Vis, Girl Unit/Hysterics, Kelela, Nguzunguzu and many more, Bok’s 2014 tour starts this week in Hong Kong.
Bok discusses the ideas behind the Sushon.org-directed, Nic Hamilton-produced video for Melba’s Call, also the setting for his upcoming EP “Your Charizmatic Self”.
Watch in HD!
Join us to celebrate the release of “Melba’s Call” on the 29th March @ London’s Oslo.
Bok invites some of London’s best DJs (to be revealed on the night!) to play alongside himself on Oslo’s very, very serious new soundsystem.
BB’s other tourdates this month:
07.03.14 – Stealth, Nottingham
08.03.14 – Chow Down, Manchester
11.03.14 – Bigger Than Barry, Leeds
21.03.14 – Boston Strip, Amsterdam
22.03.14 – Get Born, Bristol
28.03.14 – Tuesday Club, Sheffield
Here finally is Bok’s new new.
On “Melba’s Call” he reunites with Kelela, picking up where their work on Cut4Me left off.
Released March 31st – > preorder on iTunes here
The long awaited debut mixtape from Kelela is out now on Fade To Mind, featuring productions from Kingdom, Bok Bok, Jam City, Girl Unit, Nguzunguzu, Morri$ & more.
this thursday 19th September!
“Nightclubs are the main context for Night Slugs. It’s where our music is meant to live.”
Bok & Girl Unit play live for the second time ever at this year’s Field Day!
Slugs ∞ Fade SXSW takeover @Output, Brooklyn, March 21
“Novel without being gimmicky, body-moving without being overbearing, these are all selections that point towards a rewarding future for one of the most exciting labels in bass music. ”
Pitchfork on Allstars
“Slugs is a kind of pool for all of our creativity that individual producers bring something to.”
On the 7 November 2012, Bok Bok & Girl Unit played a special one-off live set at London’s Heaven. All sounds were created live using MPC, TR-909, Sequential Circuits Drumtraks, Juno 106, Polysix and FX.
Check out Bok and G.U play bespoke versions of Silo Pass, Reminder, Look, Ensemble and Wut.
Bok Bok & Girl Unit live @ Heaven [right click save]
Alex Sushon aka DJ Bok Bok talks to XLR8R about the label’s art-direction and some of the ideas behind our visuals.
Starting this Sunday, the Night Slugs mix show on London’s leading underground station Rinse FM is moving to the new slot of 11pm-1am London time, every 4th Sunday of the month, rotating with Numbers and Hyperdub.
London crew – Catch us down at the legendary Plastic People this thursday
This tuesday we’re back again inside the Boiler Room! Streaming live from 7pm BST at boilerroom.tv
BOK BOK b2b L-VIS 1990 b2b GIRL UNIT
LIL SILVA (exclusive production showcase)
Bok Bok tours North America in May – June, including a date at Movement AKA Detroit Electronic Music Festival.
May 24 – CHICAGO – Smart Bar w/ MORRI$
May 25 – NYC – NS x Fade To Mind x Turrbotaxx w/ KINDOM
May 26 – DETROIT – RBMA Stage @ Movement
May 29 – DENVER – Carventes Masterpiece Ballroom
May 31 – VANCOUVER – Waldorf Hotel
June 01 – LOS ANGELES – Fade To Mind w/ KINGDOM & PRINCE WILLIAM
June 02 – SAN FRANCISCO – 222 Hyde
June 07 – WASHINGTON DC – U Street Music Hall w/ KINGDOM
June 09 – MONTREAL – Le Belmont
Presenting a Night Slugs NYC residency – the first in an ongoing series of parties in collaboration with our favourite NYC promoters: the Turrbotax crew.
This thursday the 10th May Lvis, Bok and Girl Unit will be DJing insotre at one of our favourite London record stores Phonica.
The fun starts at 7pm with free drinks available.
To celebrate Monday’s upcoming release of L-Vis 1990′s Club Constructions Vol 1, Bok & Lvis are playing a long set at one of our favourite clubs in Europe – Horst in Berlin.
Elv and Bok go deep and super-heavy on this one. Stadium-sized technogrime
Bok Bok was commissioned to rebuild a Chicago anthem!
“There’s no such thing as ‘retro’ music or ‘future’ music, it’s one and the same,”
Up-to-the-time! Julianne Escobedo Shepherd’s brilliant piece about us for MTV Hive.
This Thursday the 13th October, L-Vis & Bok Bok will be DJing inside one of the London Eye’s 33 capsules, as part of RBMA’s Revolutions In Sound event.
Jam City, Bok Bok & L-Vis on the buttons!
Night Slugs will be making the trip to Decibel Festival, Seattle for a special showcase on the Thursday Night.
Out now – Bok Bok remixes Mz Bratt’s “Selecta” for Terror Danjah’s Hardrive label.
Grab the vinyl here and mp3s here.
On the Saturday night of Exit Festival, Night Slugs will be showcasing Bok Bok, Jam City, Girl Unit and special guest Ben UFO.
On Saturday June 18th Bok Bok, L-Vis 1990 and Egyptrixx will be making the trip to Barcelona to showcase Night Slugs at Sonar by Night.
Listen back to Benji B’s Night Slugs label focus on BBC Radio 1 featuring a mix from Bok Bok and previews of forthcoming material from the label.
Tune into Benji B’s show on BBC Radio 1 this coming Wednesday the 4th April 2011 to catch Bok Bok in the stufio with Benji talking all things Night Slugs and playing brand new forthcoming material from the label.
Lock in to Bok Bok b2b L-Vis 1990 streaming at Rinse.FM or on 106.8 FM in London, every other tuesday 3-5pm GMT
[Broadcast on 29th Jan 2014]
Mr Charisma aka Bok Bok in the mix for the Resident Advisor podcast!
> listen & read more here: http://www.residentadvisor.net/podcast-episode.aspx?id=391
01 – Paul Hardcastle – King Tut [Profile]
02 – Xosar – Ghosthaus [Rush Hour]
03 – Bok Bok & Tom Trago – Need This (12″ Dub) [Night Voyage]
04 – Lamar – Guilty Pleasures [Aesthetic Audio]
05 – Karizma – 2wice [R2 Records]
07 – Jam City – Worst Illusions X DJ Richard – Shade of 77 [Night Slugs / White Materials]
07 – It’s Not Over We Hustle Harder – Brotherhood (Roland Street Mix) [itsnotover]
08 – Deamonds – Through [East London Club Trax]
09 – Hysterics – Club Life [Night Slugs]
10 – Jam City – 500 Years (Georgia Girls bootleg) [Night Slugs]
11 – Kay Drizz – Bang
12 – Imaabs – Pumps (MikeQ Remix) [Diamante Records]
13 – Georgia Girls – Baddest White
14 – SNH Foundation – Find A Way (Bok’s tool mix)
15 – Bok & Trago – Pussy Trak [Night Voyage]
16 – Neana – Jawbreaker
17 – Helix – Untitled E-Mix
18 – Kay Drizz – Dip It Low
19 – Bok Bok & Tom Trago – Get Me What You Want [Night Voyage]
20 – Dreams – Gridbugs [Private Selection]
21 – Neana – Dizzee Edit 2
22 – Deamonds – Chic [Night Slugs]
23 – Bok Bok & Sweyn Jupiter – Papaya Lip Gloss (Club Mix) [Night Slugs]
Bok Bok & Kelela in the studio to record a live grime set.
♫ Rinse FM ♫
DJ Bok Bok – Night Slugs Mix Show – 26.05.13 (Download on Soundcloud)
DJ Bok Bok – Night Slugs Mix Show – 30.04.13 (download from SoundCloud)
FADEMIX003: Bok Bok
Download from Soundcloud
01 – (unknown) – (unknown) [Night Slugs Club Constructions]
02 – DIVOLI S’VERE – What I Want Ha (Ckunt Diet Remix Instrumental) [Qween Beat]
03 – BOK & TRAGO – Work This Pussy [Night Voyage]
04 – JAM CITY – (unknown) [Night Slugs Club Constructions]
05 – DIVOLI S’VERE – Giddy Up Ha [Qween Beat]
06 – L-VIS 1990 – Ballad 4D VIP [Night Slugs]
07 – RUSHMORE – Couture [Trax Couture]
08 – DJ SLIINK – Follow The Leader
09 – BOK & TRAGO – Hole Driller [Night Voyage]
10 – DJ SLIINK & MIKEQ – Werk’d It [Fade To Mind]
11 – KOWTON – F U All The Time bootleg
12 – JEREMIH / JOE / WILEY – (AKITO bootleg)
13 – JAM CITY – How We Relate To The Body (HELIX bootleg) [Night Slugs]
14 – JACQUES GASPARD BIBERKOPF – For The Women
15 – IKONIKA – Backhand Winners [Hyperdub]
16 – DAT Oven – Icy Lake (L-VIS 1990 Refix 1) [Night Slugs / Fade To Mind]
17 – BOK BOK – MJT (LOL GURLZ Black Nail Polish bootleg) [Night Slugs]
18 – KINGDOM ft KELELA – Bank Head [Fade To Mind]
19 – JAM CITY – Love Is Real (MOKONA bootleg) [Night Slugs]
20 – 151 FEVA GANG – Shaking My Dreads
December’s NS Mix Show on Rinse FM with Dj Bok Bok & Girl Unit.
big, rough & ready selections from both DJs!
November’s NS Mix Show on Rinse FM with Dj Bok Bok alongside special guest DJ Vjuan Allure, the pioneer of the modern Ballroom sound live in the mix!
Bok Bok – Night Slugs Mix Show ft Vjuan Allure – Rinse FM – 25.11.12 (right click save)
01 – BOK BOK – Silo Pass (LIL SILVA Remix) [Night Slugs]
02 – L-VIS 1990 – Ballad 4D [Night Slugs]]
03 – JAM CITY – The Courts VIP [Night Slugs]]
04 – ? – ? [Night Slugs]]
05 – FIEDEL – Bonus Beats]
06 – P. JAM – P. Cut
07 – GIRL UNIT / CECILE – Club Cecile (RIZZLA’s Bootleg)]
08 – P. JAM – Night Writing [Night Slugs]]
Bok Bok – Rinse FM – 28.10.12 VBR [right click save]
Big set this month as Bok goes in solo (while Helix lurks around in the background). Loads of new stuff from the label including a few world premiers!
The Slug CEOs come together for this month’s Rinse FM show:
Bok Bok & L-Vis 1990 on Rinse FM - 2 September 2012 (right click save)
Catch us the 4th Sunday of every month live on 106.8 FM in London and Rinse.FM everywhere else
Pearson Sound b2b Bok Bok – Hessle Audio show on Rinse FM – 19-04-12 [right click save]
Jam City b2b Bok Bok b2b L-Vis 1990 cover show – Rinse FM – 24-04-12 [right click save]
A new series of official Night Slugs mixtapes, inaugurated by NS executive DJ Bok Bok
NSMIX001 – BOK BOK 192 [right click save]
01 – BOK BOK – On A Journey [cover]
02 – LEVON VINCENT – Six Figures (Novel Sound)
03 – KOWTON – Des Bisous
04 – BOK BOK & TOM TRAGO – Pathfinder BB VIP (Night Voyage)
05 – BOK BOK – Midnight Stop
06 – KOWTON – Jam01 (Levity Sound)
07 – COOLY G – Last Nite (Dub Organiser)
08 – GIRL UNIT – Cake Boss (Night Slugs)
09 – SOUND STREAM – “Live” Goes On (Sound Stream)
10 – JAM CITY – Her [BB Dubplate mix] (Night Slugs)
11 – BOK BOK – Silo Pass [VJUAN ALLURE Remix] (Night Slugs)
12 – HELIX – Damson.wav
13 – JAM CITY – How We Relate To The Body [12" Mix] (Night Slugs)
14 – HELIX – Pul$e Remix
15 – LIL SILVA – [untitled]
16 – ANTHONY SHAKIR – The Floor Filler [SKUDGE's Floor Killer Mix] (Rush Hour)
17 – GEENEUS vs SLIMZEE – Log Off (Dump Valve)
18 – BOK BOK – MJT [The Torture Trak] (Night Slugs)
19 – HINDZY D – Target Remix
20 – KAOS SOULJAS – Melody Refix
21 – YOUNGSTAR / FLIRTA D – Shottaz Riddim vocal
22 – HELIX – Drum Track [BB Devil Tool] (Night Slugs)
23 – GIRL UNIT – Double Take (Night Slugs)
24 – LLOYD DEVASTATING JACKMASTER – Magic Fingers (Dance Mania)
25 – DIZZEE RASCAL – Wheel (Dirtee Stank)
26 – BOK BOK – Charisma Theme Remix (Night Slugs)
27 – MORRI$ – White Hood (Night Slugs)
Two from this week, hosted on the Rinse FM server so grab them while they’re up:
Bok Bok covering for Oneman [right click save]
Bok & L-Vis covering for Numbers [right click save]
A fun sunday night cover show. Bok goes in!
Bok Bok covering for Oneman on Rinse FM – 5 Feb 2012 [right click save]
Bok Bok b2b L-Vis 1990 – Night Slugs Show – Rinse FM – 12 July 2011 (right click, save as)
Back on the airwaves – Bok Bok playing back to back with L-Vis 1990
Bok Bok b2b L-Vis 1990 on Rinse FM – 28th June (Right click, save as)
Bok and Lvis play back 2 back with special guest – Martyn, bossman of 3024.
Bok Bok & L-Vis 1990 on Rinse FM w/ special guest Martyn – 31 May 2011 (right click save)
BB and GU in for a fun last-minute session 9-11pm on Monday night covering for Skream.
Bok Bok b2b Girl Unit covering on Rinse FM – 05 May 2011 (rick click save)
Full audio of the show including interview and exclusive mix from Bok Bok and previews of upcoming material:
Benji B’s Night Slugs special (right click save)
Just the mix:
Bok Bok 20 minute mix for Benji B (right click save)
01 – JAM CITY – Barely A Track [Night Slugs]
02 – GUMBO – Submarine [Dancemania]
03 – JAM CITY – Magic Drops VIP [Night Slugs]
04 – BODDIKA & JOY ORBISON – Swims [Swamp 81]
05 – HINDZY D – Target [Slimzos]
06 – GIRL UNIT – Wut (CLAUDE VONSTROKE Remix) [Night Slugs]
07 – BOK BOK – Silo Pass [Night Slugs]
08 – NGUZUNGUZU – Wake Sleep [Fade To Mind]
featuring previews of new Bok Bok material as well as a world premier of Claude Vonstroke’s remix of “Wut”.
Bok Bok b2b L-Vis 1990 – Rinse FM Night Slugs Show – 3 May 2011 (right click save)
Something fun and a little sexy we put together for XLR8R for the 1st April 2011. Jam City & Bok Bok meet up somewhere steamy on this one.
Bok Jam – Crude Speculations  (right click save)
featuring tons of new material from us both
Bok Bok b2b Jam City on Rinse FM – 22.03.11 (right click save)
Night Slugs vs Numbers on Rinse – this one’s been on the cards for a while.
Bok Bok b2b Jackmaster on Rinse FM – 08.03.11 (right click save)
The latest show, Bok and L-Vis in the mix with trax new and old.
Featuring some brand new Bok Bok material…
Lil Scrappy – Look At Me (Bok Bok Refix) (right click save)
BOK BOK – Fact Mix 211 (right click save)
01 ALTERED NATIVES – Voyage [Bosconi]
02 LAZER SWORD – Batman (LANDO KAL remix) [Stones Throw]
03 BODDIKA – Underground
04 COOLY G & DVA – Oi Dirty [forthcoming Dub Organiser]
05 PEARSON SOUND – Deep Inside Refix
06 DUBBEL DUTCH – Darq
07 DJ TAMEIL – Back It Up (MIKE Q Ego edit) (BB strip)
08 F – Slowdown
09 FIEDEL – Doors To Manual [Ostgut Ton]
10 HINDZY D – Shrapnel [Lix Corruptions, Sting Recordings]
11 JAM CITY – Arpjam VIP
12 DJ DEEON – Time To Work [Ghetto Test]
13 LIL SILVA – Shutter
14 unknown – unknown
15 INSTRA:MENTAL – Voyeur
16 YOUNGSTAR – The Forumla [DDJS]
17 BOK BOK – Look At Me dub
18 T. WILLIAMS – Can We (Tatankey Mix) (BB edit)
19 RAW MILK – Spreo Superbus [forthcoming Numbers]
20 KINGDOM – Let You No
21 KATY B – Lights On (GIRL UNIT Instrumental)
22 DB-X – Flying Saucer [Accelerate]
23 POINT 5 – Feeling Dizzy [Baainar Records]