pola & bryson and friends (saturday, july 7th 2018)

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Shogun Audio, Soulvent Records and Weird Science come together to present a night with revelatory D&B duo Pola & Bryson on Saturday 7th July, joined by a very special lineup of their closest peers within the scene.

Line Up:
Pola & Bryson (Extended 2hr set)
Whiney b2b ANILE
Data 3

Special Guest TBA

Hosted by
MC AD & Visionobi

Venue Address:
The Pickle Factory
13-14 The Oval
E2 9DU
Saturday 7th Jul 2018
22:00 – 05:00

Get tickets HERE!

4th Birthday Party!

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So we’ve entered our fourth year of Soulvent Records, and boy has time flown. Soulvent was started with the intention of creating a digital music outlet where talented friends and peers could showcase their music.


From a few pints between 3 of us at a secret Brick Lane boozer back in late 2013, our imprint is growing into its own entity and it’s truly exciting. It’s such a pleasure for us all to watch hard work and mutual respect pay off, within a scene built on a true love for music.

4 years later and we’re still here, growing stronger every day! We’ve dropped 36 releases (that’s 149 tracks) from 82 producers, vocalists and remixers, spanning 14 countries. We’re still blown away by the support we receive from fans and friends.

So to celebrate our birthday in true fashion, we’ve hand picked some of our favourite players in the game, old and new friends alike, to shell down North London’s grittiest, sweatiest venue and we welcome you all to join us for the party!

Tickets are only available on the night at the door at this limited capacity venue for 5 pounds and once they’re gone, they really are gone – so make sure you get down early for this.

Lineup to be announced over the coming weeks so stay tuned! Thanks for all the love!

The Soulvent Team!

Simon Says 2017

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Simon Says Local is our first East London fundraiser to remember and celebrate the life of the wonderful Simon Goss – son, husband, dad, mentor, social worker, record label boss, DJ and late of this parish.

Simon was tragically taken from us by lung cancer, only 10 weeks after his diagnosis, having just turned 44. Simon liked a pint or 3 and when we moved to Leytonstone from Hackney, almost exactly 10 years ago, the Red Lion was a pub and club venue called Zulus. We certainly had the odd night out there (sometimes very odd!) but it wasn’t really Simon’s cup of tea.

When Zulus closed, the site stood empty for a couple of years and Simon often talked about what he would do with the space if he had the money. A community hub, great food, somewhere you could take your kids (he sat outside pubs, A LOT, when his own kids were young!), an affordable club space and DJ’s meeting a wide range of tastes (though having been a resident DJ at Camden’s Jazz Café for 5 years, he was a soul, jazz, funk and hip hop boy at heart!)

Apart from the fact that he would have had family members doing the catering (!!), his vision was pretty close to what Antic have achieved with the Red Lion. Sadly, Simon didn’t live to see it, so it seems only right and proper for all of those who knew and loved him and a whole bunch of new Simon Goss fans to have a knees up in his local in his honour!!

So please join us for a most marvellous night of back to back local live music and DJ’s, including Simon’s House Band, the Wah Wah 45s Players, featuring his sons Tom and Joe. Everyone involved gives their time and talent for free, so every penny you pay for your ticket goes to the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, for whom we have raised over £50K in Simon’s memory. We promise you will have a ball and you won’t even need to get a cab home!! (and don’t forget your flat cap!)

3rd Birthday Photos

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The photos from our 3rd birthday party at The Red Lion in Leytonstone are up on our Facebook page now! Check them out HERE and tag yourself and your friends! Here’s a selection of our favourites, but you can see the full set over on Facebook.

Soulvent Records 3rd Birthday Party!

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After a massive 3 years, particularly 2016, we thought it was only right to keep it local & celebrate our birthday at the Red Lion Ballroom in Leytonstone. Come and party with us on the 3rd March. Drink, dance & vibes into the early hours.

8PM – 1.30AM
FREE ENTRY (tag your names on the wall to join limited guestlist)

Special Guest (TBA) b2b Pola & Bryson
Data 3

Hosted by Siege MC


Pola & Bryson – Album Launch Party!

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The long awaited launch party for the release of Pola & Brysons debut LP entitled ‘This Time Last Year’.


The Ballroom
@ The Red Lion (upstairs)
640 High Road
E11 3AA

7PM – 1AM
Add your names on to the group wall for your place on the free entry guestlist


Pola & Bryson Present: ‘This Time Last Year’
The Vanguard Project (BCee & Villem)
Loz Contreras
Thought Trails
Hosted By: Siege MC


Well hasn’t the year flown by! Less than half a year ago, we toasted our tender age of 2, and now we’re celebrating another milestone, the first of many LP’s on Soulvent with SV024, Pola & Bryson – This Time Last Year.

Label co-founder Jack ‘Pola’ Higgins and long-term friend and collaborator Harry Bryson officially joined forces back in early 2015. Off the strength of their acclaimed ‘The Music EP’ the pair set to work in carefully crafting their debut LP, and after countless hours of blood, sweat, mix downs and Dr Pepper: the duo are ready to unveil their masterpiece.

We’re incredibly excited to celebrate the release of this blockbuster piece of work with a line-up boasting some of the most exciting talent in Drum & Bass to date. Legendary Spearhead CEO, ‘BCee’ joins forces with label regular, ‘Villem’ to bring us ‘The Vanguard Project’, who put their amazing touches to the debut single from This Time Last Year, ‘Open My Eyes ft. MVE’. Next up we have Liquicity regular and recent collaborator on the album, ‘Loz Contreras’ bringing you the purest of summer vibes. Joining this already solid selection of artists are Soulvent regulars and favourites, ‘GLXY’ who have also been tearing the Drum & Bass scene up over the past 12 months. Our favourite multi-genre DJ, ‘Thought Trails’ will also be making his return to a Soulvent line-up to bring you the best in bass and beats.

Soulvent Records 2nd Birthday Party!

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It’s that time of year again! Somewhat hard to believe, but it’s the Soulvent Records 2nd Birthday already! After forming in early 2014, we’re now over 15 releases in, we’ve worked with artists from all over Europe & beyond, and have gained support from some of the most influential names in the business.

We’re proud to be a part of an ever growing Drum & Bass scene and can’t wait to celebrate our journey so far with all of our friends and family (THAT’S YOU!) at the Silver Bullet in Finsbury Park on Thursday 18th Feb. Expect the usual Soulvent suspects; Pola & Bryson, GLXY, Data 3 & other special guests to be rolling out the bangers!

JOIN HERE: https://www.facebook.com/events/436119776558456/

9PM – 3AM
FREE GUEST LIST – Tag your name on event wall!
£5 OTD

The Silver Bullet
5 Station Place
London N4 2DH