LEFTFOOT DJS

Leftfoot, established in 2000, has for two decades and counting been the go to brand for forward-thinking, left of centre music in Birmingham and the Midlands. With Adam Regan and Matthew Beck at the helm – the same duo largely behind much of the programming at the legendary Hare & Hounds, King’s Heath venue – their expertise as both DJs and promoters has gone on to elevate the brand far beyond its Brummy roots.

Influenced by the sounds of seminal clubs like Plastic People & Electric Chair and inspired by timeless selectors like Gilles Peterson, Andrew Weatherall, Mr Scruff, and DJ Harvey, Leftfoot has consistently – over many years – curated unique rosters of shows and experiences. Hosting everything from cutting edge electronica with Bonobo, Ben UFO, Floating Points and Bicep; soul and jazz fusions with Nubya Garcia, Ezra Collective, Roy Ayers and Alfa Mist; and hybrid electronic-acoustic performances with Nils Frahm, Cinematic Orchestra and more.

 

As DJs Leftfoot’s club selections are as eclectic as the shows they promote, covering everything from balearic, dub, and disco to soul, house, techno and beyond. This unbounded approach has also seen them play alongside a number of heralded artists including Jamie xx, Theo Parrish, Carl Craig, Shanti Celeste, Horse Meat Disco, Blessed Madonna, Peggy Gou, Gerd Janson and many more.

On the festival circuit they’ve hosted and played parties across Dimensions, Love International, and We Out Here among others, and in 2019 launched their very own ‘Between The Lines’ weekender at multi-purpose arts space ‘The Crossing’ featuring acts like Crazy P, Children Of Zeus, Quantic, and Norman Jay.

 

Constantly pushing things forward whilst never losing sight of their musical roots and heritage, Leftfoot is not just a trusted brand but a necessary force in the growth and development of Birmingham’s musical identity.  A position perhaps best described by friend and frequent collaborator Gilles Peterson:

 

“Certain places and DJ’s have been there from the beginning. They are the essential foundation for any scene to prosper and as such they are there to be cherished, loved and appreciated – Leftfoot are the perfect example of this.”