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All Good presents PEGGY GOU
Friday 15th December 2017

Alongside Peggy, we'll have trusty residents Van D & Ethan Bell getting that main room warmed up nicely.
Advance tickets from Resident Advisor and Skiddle

Peggy Gou Boiler Room x Dekmantel Festival DJ Set

It's only been a couple of years since Peggy sprung onto the scene and what an eventful couple of years it's been. With a string of incredible DJ sets for Mixmag, Boiler Room, NTS and a cheeky FACT mix thrown in its been an absolutely insane ride to where she's at now. As well as her recorded mixes, she's been firing out her own productions consistently delivering high quality fodder for her incredible DJ sets.

Peggy Gou is a Berlin based Korean artist. Through a regular stream of high quality mixes she has begun to turn heads in underground circles. Sitting somewhere between Detroit, London and Berlin in sound, her DJ sets are a assured, kinetic combination of dark, pulsing house and techno, broken beats and abstract compositions.

She had her first experience of composing music at the age of eight years old. In her home city of Seoul, she was learning how to play piano – which, many years later, has now led her to pursue producing and DJing as a serious career. She ended up moving to London in her teenage years, where she was working as well as learning English and studying fashion - including a job at a club in the centre of the city.

Six years ago, she started to pick up how to make tracks for the dancefloor, getting lessons in Ableton from Esa of Huntleys & Palmers' sister label, Highlife. Deciding that she wanted to focus on music more full-time, she gave up her position as fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar and moved to Berlin. “When I moved to Berlin, I told myself, I’m only going to do music and I will never work in fashion. I want to look serious,” Gou explains. However, with a nudge from producer friends, she was convinced to do both at the same time.

Fast forward to 2017, and Peggy now has two EPs under her belt, the latter being a two-tracker released through Phonica White. It's a beautiful exploration of the soft and harder sides of Gou’s production – with the first track delving into house with a reverb-drenched piano sample and the second exploring sticky acid sounds, featuring her own voice counting in Korean. Gou used to be a regular customer at the Soho-based record shop and knew founder Simon Rigg beforehand, who asked her to put out something on their label...

BIS Radio Show #880 with Peggy Gou

Peggy Gou Live @ Horizon Festival

Peggy Gou - Troop

Peggy Gou - Jen High

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Peggy Gou - Day Without Yesterday