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5 of our Favourite Facebook Live DJ Sets this Summer

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Facebook live has become a part of daily life and we see live videos feature on the newsfeed by people, brands, nightclubs, DJs and more. Here at Forty HQ we have enjoyed watching and listening to some incredible DJ sets via Facebook this summer, so we thought it was only right to share some of our motivation with you! Sit back, plug your headphones in and turn up the volume…

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Pure Carl Cox 2017

When it comes to DJ’s it really doesn’t get much bigger than MrCarl Cox! We rst collaborated in 2016 when we created FORTYX CARL COX tees for his last ever season in the legendary Ibiza.We are excited to announce that we will be back working with him and the incredible Game Over team for Pure Carl Cox 2017at the biggest night club in the world on July 11th & 18th – Privilege! We are really looking forward to the coming summer season and feel thankful to be sharing this time with them again

Soma Records 25

We have been humbled by the opportunity to work with some of our inspirations since we started and Soma Records are rightup there. Forty and Soma have come together to release FOUR limited edition tees to coincide with the release of their limited edition vinyl celebrating 25 years of Soma Records.A Glasgow institution, Soma was co-founded in 1991 by the dynamic duo Slam. Now in its 25th year, Soma has a reputation for consistent excellence in the record industry, continually releasing quality electronic music. Soma is regarded as one of the top UK independent record labels, and one of Scotland’s best musical exports. To date Soma has released over 300 singles and 100 albums from international acts such as Slam, Silicone Soul, Funk D’ Void, Alex Under, Gary Beck, Pig & Dan, Vector Lover, The Black Dog and many more.

Digital:Groove Records

You never forget your first…We have been working closely with Digital: Groove Records from the very beginning. The label has been gathering great momentum since the get go, hosting parties at the legendary Space Ibiza! Both their DJ roster and label releases have been attracting a lot of attention recently and for good reason.

Dj Big Al

He really is a sterling guy !

We have been and will be working together on musical and photographic collaborations.

Big Al is a true open format DJ.
One look at his resume will confirm he a DJ who is as comfortable entertaining a full on festival audience as he is an intimate artist after show.
Add to this countless high profile corporate events and his victory in the Red Bull Thre3style UK Finals and it’s easy to see why he is considered one of the best all rounders in the country.
His adaptable and open minded approach to rocking a party has secured him bookings in he USA, Canada, India, Switzerland, Norway and more as well a stops in every corner of his native United Kingdom.
No stranger to the big stages Big Al has led festival goers all over the UK with notable spots at V Festival, T In The Park and Isle Of Wight.
The list of world renowned artists that Big Al has worked with is further testament to his versatility as DJ.
To date he has shared the stage, opened up for and entertained the likes of:

Darren Emerson’s The White Lamp

Music is an integral part of Forty’s DNA and this year we are overwhelmed to welcome Mr Darren Emerson to our Forty Family and will be working closely with him and his team on The White Lamp project.

Darren Emerson has remained at the forefront of electronica, techno and house across the last three decades for good reason.

Solidly consistent productions, inspiring DJ performances and an unquenchable thirst for the new and interesting everywhere it can be found is an irresistible and intoxicating brew.

A true pioneer, Darren is one of the most influential figures in dance music, having collaborated with artists as diverse as Sasha, Depeche Mode, Bjork and The Chemical Brothers, from rocking Glastonbury with Underworld and the perenial classic “Born Slippy” to topping the UK charts with his own label Underwater. Indeed from the age of 18 he was already on his way to creating platinum million selling albums and singles with Underworld followed by some of the most successful DJ mix compilations of all time with Global Underground, Cream, Underwater and more.