Fiercely independent with a soundtrack to match, record label and events brand Toolroom is all about churning out the cutting edge. Internationally recognised, the brand has been working tirelessly for over a decade to produce and champion quality sounds in the house, techno and tech house genres. With head honcho Mark Knight influencing the course of this pioneering operation, his career as a house heavyweight ebbs into the dominance of the label. And, the passion and energy put into proceedings is unquestionably seen in the floor-rocking parties that go on with this team.
A bone-shaking time can be found within the halls of San Antonio’s superclub Eden where Toolroom most famously resides. Keeping ticket prices low and the inclusivity factor high, the party wants to keep its sound alive and heard by inviting everyone to let loose to the thundering beats. Mark Knight is a fixture on the line-ups, which is colossal in itself, and brings through beside him a promising mix-up of hard-hitting friends. You can catch the likes of Hannah Wants, Danny Howard, Shiba San and Monki amongst a backing of talent that reflect the label’s speaker-defying basslines.
The inimitable sound is largely enough for a Toolroom party to speak for itself. The established brand is known for drawing in a family-feel crowd with locals and island-workers huge fans of the electrifying night. A top-drawer soundystem, futuristic party ground and mesmeric light show all come together to catapult the infectious rhythms through the roof and undoubtedly the vibe is roof-raising all the way. Mark’s philosophy is all about bringing people together for an unadulterated good time, throwing back to the essence of Ibiza’s heyday, and with his history having been a veteran DJ in the scene, the operation is always a slick one.
A palpable night that serves out an elevated club sound, Toolroom invites every dance music lover to revel in an unmissable summer of label-approved bounce. While the brand may be globally-reigning, nothing beats catching a slice of the action in an island infamous for unrelenting gatherings.