“It is what it is, to paraphrase Derrick May.” is Steve Bicknell’s modest way of defining Lost, point final. Starting out in the early nineties, the Lost warehouse parties in London have become a singular event for both its visitors and the artists playing, becoming so closely associated with the forefront of techno and the emergence of new artists that their influence on the universal development of the genre can’t be misread. Lost offered many now renowned dignitaries their first gigs outside of the United States, and played a big role in paving the way for techno music in the United Kingdom over the last two decades. The party is still going nowadays, claiming the title of one of the longest running and most regarded nights pushing the “holy trinity of techno, house and beyond” in England. Regardless of the fact they’re located in the heart of the vibrant yet manic British club scene, they are still paying close attention to detail to atmosphere and presentation which certainly plays a factor in their nights leaving indelible impressions on all involved.
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