Creep / Adventures in the Beetroot Field

The New York duo hit Fabric for one night only alongside the likes of Star Slinger, Tensnake, Carte Blanche, Romy XX and Girl Unit

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Kicking off Easter weekend, Farringdon tonight will again be brimming with hipsters of the lower age category for the next instalment of Adventures in the Beetroot Field at Fabric, seeing the likes of Carte Blanche (Mehdi & Riton), Tensnake, Star Slinger, D/R/U/G/S, and Entrepreneurs playing live. DJ support will come from Girl Unit, Romy XX, BleeD/Blogger's Delight's Casper C, Sexbeat DJs, and the Tri Angle Records crew for a night of unabashed bangers and mega tunes. We speak to New York's Creepiest duo Lauren Flax and Lauren Dillard before they take over tonight.

WHAT'S…

...your special talent?
Lauren Flax: People wouldn't gather this but I'm pretty good at sports. Particularly soccer / "futbol" and basketball. I made it to junior olympics, then quit when I became a raver.
Lauren Dillard: Extreme freestyle photoshopping.

...your worst vice?

Lauren Flax: Tequila and a pretty face.
Lauren Dillard: We're pretty much the same on that one.

…the story behind your name?

Lauren Dillard: Melissa from Telepathe and I came up with the name one day when we were fishing off of pier 57 in Manhattan.

... your favourite sound?

Lauren Flax: The sound of Lauren Dillard laughing.
Lauren Dillard: Fireworks

...your worst fashion secret?

Lauren Flax: None of my socks match but I always wear the same unmatched socks together.
Lauren Dillard: I wear my Christmas socks all year round.

...your favourite website?

Lauren Flax: The metaphysical section of eBay.
Lauren Dillard: www.seamlessweb.com

...the best thing about where you're from?

Lauren Flax: Detroit shaped my musical taste and it influences everything I write today, even tho I haven't lived there since 1999.
Lauren Dillard: This biker bar called the Red Dog Saloon. It has has nothing to do with how I write musically tho.

...at the top of your shit list?

Lauren Flax: Anne Hathaway.
Lauren Dillard: Sandals. The shoe and the resort.

...are you listening to now?

Lauren Flax: The Weeknd, Jacques Greene, Koreless, Light Asylum, Portishead...
Lauren Dillard: Nicki Minaj, Lil B, Tyler the Creator, The Weeknd, Jacques Greene, NGUZUNGUZU.

How would you describe your work?

Lauren Flax: Something nice to tuck you in at night, then give you sexy nightmares.
Lauren Dillard: The most important thing in my life.

9pm-5am, Thursday 21st April, Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, London, EC1M 3HN. £10 advance tickets, £12 on the door.

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