Back in 2001, fed up with playing sets on mediocre sound systems, Dillinja & Lemon D hand-built their own Valve Sound System.
Named after the valve components used in old skool power amps (which are said the give the music a ‘warmer’ sound), the Valve Sound System was designed from the ground up to showcase the full frequency range of the drum & bass spectrum, enabling ravers to be truly immersed in sound. Clocking in at a staggering 96k the Valve System is officially the worlds loudest D&B sound system.
The system made few infamous appearances back in the day, all of which are set in the memories of those that got to feel the trouser shaking power of a D&B bass line through the custom built subs… Ultimately, we think due to the it requiring three 7.5 ton lorries to transport it plus a crew to set it up, the system has been quiet for a few years… Until now!
The Valve Sound Returns
Yesterday Dillinja announced the return of the Valve Sound System!!
On 8th December 2023 the Valve Sound System returns to London, giving a new generation of ravers the chance to hear D&B as it should be heard. Dillinja, alongside a curated line up of drum & bass DJ’s will be taking over E1 to showcase the raw power of this legendary speaker stack.
Valve Sound Documentary
Screened back in 2003, Channel 4 broadcast a documentary in the UK featuring Dillinja, Lemon D, Bryan Gee & Andy C talking about their experiences of building & playing on the Valve system.
Grab your tickets from Skiddle to witness the Valve Sound at E1, London. We expect this event to sell out so secure your tickets while you can.
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