Tong, Pete, The Evening Standard (London, England)
Byline: PETE TONG
It's a good week if you like heavyweight American DJs - this Saturday sees the legendary Masters At Work make an appearance for Soul Heaven at the Ministry Of Sound. If you've been living in London for more than five years, you will know that this is one of those nights where DJs, sound system, venue and vibe all combine to create that special magic.
Masters At Work are Li'l Louie Vega and Kenny 'Dope' Gonzalez (above), two New York DJs, remixers and producers whose work is revered by underground and mainstream musicians the world over.It is five years since these two last played to the Soul Heaven crowd, when they chose to celebrate Louie's birthday at Camden Palace. If they recreate that atmosphere on the dancefloor, this will be a spectacular event.
Sat 31 May, 11pm-8am Ministry Of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 (020-7740 8800)
Washington's Deep Dish are two loveable rogues who have torn up dancefloors for the past eight years with their driving, deep, delectable house and progressive music. At the Miami Conference earlier this year, it is safe to say that their night at Club Space stole the show from Danny Tenaglia's annual marathon. Ali Shirazinia (below) and Sharam Tayebi rocked the joint for 18 hours with one of the most powerful DJ displays I've heard for some time.
Trust me, on that performance alone, you must head down to Turnmills next Thursday, where Deep Dish spin for six hours in support of their Global Underground mix album, Toronto. …