Since it first opened its doors in October 1999, London club fabric has invited over 4000 acts to play at more than 2600 events – resulting in over 21,600 hours of total sonic immersion enjoyed by over 5.43 million satisfied music lovers. A lot can happen in 17 years.
It’s a long time for any business to survive. But in clubland, it’s almost matchless… especially with a music policy and aesthetic as resolutely underground, forward-thinking and uncompromising as fabric’s. From dubstep to techno, grime to house and beyond, the club, its legendary soundsystem and passionate crowd have welcomed, nurtured and celebrated the most exciting shades and styles of electronic music we’ve experienced in the last one and a half decades. Anyone who’s been lucky enough to attend the Clerkenwell institution will have their own favourite fabric story. We called up 15 of fabric’s regular DJs to hear theirs…
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