Indie Wedding Fair @ FiveFour Studios 25.02.18

It was a pleasure to DJ for The Indie Wedding Fair on a bright February Sunday in Salford. Representing Wedding Jam Manchester, myself and Naomi shared a stand with the boys from Neuron Pro Audo. It was an atmospheric day for all in attendance at FiveFourStudios.

The Indie Wedding Fair curated an inspiring event and FiveFourStudios is certainly a fantastic space – a very unique venue for a city wedding. Check out their site here www.fivefourstudios

It was great to work with Neuron again, I’ve not seen much of them since investing in my own PA, but they are the go-to guys for a decent rig, whatever the size – from a small intimate wedding, to a full-on festival! Take a look at their impressive work here

It was a nice surprise to turn up and realise that I’d be playing music on such a fab sound system…

(Dan Soulsmith DJing on Neuron’s Void Air Motion & X Air Subs)

I’ve seen these stunning Void Acoustics Air Motion horns over the last few years. They do sound as good as they look!

I really enjoyed playing an interpretation of ‘indie’ music, old and new, to future brides, grooms, their family and friends, as well as those exhibiting their wedding wares. With this in mind, I couldn’t play music too loudly as stall holders had to be able to talk to prospective customers, although this wasn’t too diffictult with such a good sound, engineered so professionally by Neuron to suit the acoustics of the space perfectly.

(View from ‘the booth’)

All in all, it was a top day. Naomi did Wedding Jam proud again, talking to potential clients, while I played a soundtrack to suit the event… nothing too boring or banging! It was more about setting a friendly and inviting mood than DJing at a wedding. Some of the best feedback I received was from stallholders who’d been there for the full 5 hours; we even had a little dance when we pumped the volume right up for The Pixies as the event drew to a close.

My playlist:

  • The Cure – Close To Me (Paul Oakenfold Closer Mix)
  • Primal Scream – Loaded
  • The Knife – Heartbeats
  • The 1975 – Somebody Else
  • Gotye Feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (Klar & PF Remix)
  • Metronomy – The Look
  • The Cure – A Letter to Elise
  • Pulp – Babies
  • Little Dragon – Ritual Union
  • Fleetwood Mac – Dreams (Psychemagik Remix)
  • The XX – Night Time (Greg Wilson Remix)
  • Lonelady – Groove It Out
  • Prince & The Revolution – Erotic City
  • Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better
  • Slow Club – The Pieces
  • MGMT – Time to Pretend
  • Talking Heads – Heaven
  • David Bowie – Sound and Vision
  • The Smiths – Cemetry Gates
  • The Mock Turtles – Can You Dig It
  • James – Sometimes
  • Deacon Blue – Dignity
  • The Stone Roses – She Bangs the Drum
  • The Charlatans – Over Rising
  • James – She’s a Star
  • The Lightning Seeds – Life of Riley
  • Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down
  • Paolo Nutini – Jenny Don’t Be Hasty
  • Queens of the Stone Age – Make It Wit Chu
  • The Zutons – Valerie
  • The Coral – Pass It On
  • Milky Chance – Stolen Dance
  • Foals – Late Night
  • Christine and the Queens – Tilted
  • Bat for Lashes – Sleep Alone
  • David Bowie – Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy For The DFA)
  • MGMT – Electric Feel (Aeroplane Remix)
  • Róisín Murphy – Evil Eyes
  • The Ting Tings – Wrong Club (Club Mix by The Super Criticals)
  • HAIM – Falling
  • Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)
  • Arcade Fire – Everything Now
  • Hot Chip – Over and Over
  • LCD Soundsystem – Someone Great
  • Tame Impala – Let It Happen (Soulwax Remix)
  • The Killers – Mr. Brightside (Jacques Lu Cont’s Thin White Duke Mix)
  • Arcade Fire – Afterlife
  • John Grant – Black Belt
  • Simian Mobile Disco – Cruel Intentions (Greg Wilson version)
  • Zero 7 – Dont Call It Love
  • Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere (Psychemagik Re-edit)
  • Dimitri From Paris – I Wanna Be Your Lobster (Prince – I Wanna Be Your Lover)
  • Talk Talk – It’s My Life (U.S Mix)
  • The Cure – Let’s Go To Bed (12 Mix)
  • New Order – Temptation
  • The Smyths – Barbarism (V re-punk edit)
  • PJ Harvey – Good Fortune
  • Pixies – Here Comes Your Man
  • Four Lads Who Shook – The Word (The Beatles) (Greg Wilson & Peza Rework)

For further info / booking enquiries please email naomi(at)weddingjam(dot)co(dot)uk