Party: Bread & Butter All Day Terrace Party feat Arnaud Le Texier, Dan Berkson & James What at The Brickhouse


BREAD & BUTTER is back for another exclusive Terrace Party @ The Brick House.

The internationally renowned Arnaud Le Texier (Safari Eletronique) and Dan Berkson & James What will perform his unique signature sounds to an appreciative crowd along with Bread and Butter djs resident.


In 1990 Arnaud Le Texier started his career as a DJ in the region of Rennes in Western France. Inspired by the work of artists such as Herbie Hancock, The Orb, Kraftwerk and Pink Floyd, Arnaud began mixing at rave parties alongside various established DJ’s and later launched the weekly club party “Promised Land” at L’Espace. It was during this period that he met Nova Nova (from the F Communication label) and he collaborated on the maxi single EX EP.
After several years of managing the record shop “Club News” in Rennes, Arnaud moved to Paris where he managed another well known record shop. It was here that his career as a DJ really began to develop. Performing at the top clubs in Paris and worldwide, Arnaud soon had a residency at Queen that lasted five years, mixing with some of the worlds best DJ’s and the best clubs in Paris. During this period Arnaud also did many mixes for Radio FG, one of France’s leading electronic music stations, including a special broadcast.
As well as touring all over France for many sponsored parties, Arnaud Le Texier also performed internationally in countries such as Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, USA etc. At the end of the year 2000 he played in Miami alongside British DJ James Warren and the two artists decided to launch the UK based labels; Atcha Recordings, which experimented with Deep House and Trip- Hop, and Kailash Records which explored Tech-House, Break beat, Techno and Electro sounds.
At the end of 2004 Arnaud and James launched Safari Electronique, which concentrates on more experimental and minimal sounds. its vision of mixed experimentation, sensuality and dance-floor grooves.
Safari rapidly got recognition on the international scene for the high quality and diversity of its output such as : Arnaud Le Texier, D’Julz, Italoboyz, Shinedoe, Damian Schwarz, Miss Fitz, Luca Bacchetti, Ekkohaus and Johnny D are just some of the names that have appeared or are about to publish on the label since then.
At the beginning of 2006 Arnaud decided to live in London where he plays in different clubs or parties such as Fabric, T Bar, Multi Vitamins, The Key, Vertigo, The Egg, Minimal Hospital, Secret Sundaze After etc …)
Arnaud is a perfect blend of natural talent and raw flare with very distinctive music. Through his focus on music quality and originality, as well as his performances on an international level.


Dan Berkson & James What are a London based production and live performance duo. Both Dan and James have been playing music, producing and DJing in their own separate projects up to now, but have now teamed up in an attempt to create their own blend of electronic house music.

Dan grew up playing keyboards, and was performing six nights a week in his hometown of Chicago by the age of 16. He entered the New England Conservatory of Music in 1993 and quickly immersed himself in the worlds of jazz, funk and soul. As his interests turned more to house, dub and electronic music, he went to London to study production and to be able to go to Fabric whenever he pleased. Since then, Dan has released records on many labels including Crosstown Rebels, Simple, Mood Music, Hypercolour, Movim, Exun, and Gourmet Recordings.
Growing up in southern France, James first began playing guitar and other instruments in bands. He moved to London in 1999 to pursue music performance and recording arts studies at London College of Music and SAE. Since, he has been involved in a motley of music projects ranging from electronica to world music and has released records under various projects names. James What made his first appearances with productions on labels such as Treibstoff, Einmaleins Musik and Meerestief. He also produced a CD for the DeWolfe Music library and was selected to take part in the Red Bull Music Academy in Seattle.
Since their debut performance at Sonar festival in June 2006, Dan and James have been performing their unique live sets all around the globe. They have also been playing in a live band project with house legend Robert Owens. Using two laptops along with live synthesizers and drum machines, they perform and rework their music while always finding places for improvisation and keeping things fresh.

Line-up /
Arnaud Le Texier (Safari Eletronique)
Dan Berkson & James What (LIVE-Pokerflat)
Jamma (B&B)
Max (B&B)
Malkavath (B&B)
K (Subgenus)
Luca DV

Date / Sunday, 3 October 2010
Time / 2pm – 2am
Venue / The Brickhouse/ 152c Brick Lane, Shoreditch E1 6RU
Cost / 7 concession – more on the door


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