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Legendary northern promoters Bitch and their disciples make a triumphant return to Bed this April with. Following road-blocked Bed events with Holland homeboys AFROJACK and NICKI ROMERO Bed’s Dutch Invasion continues with the announcement that HARDWELL is to make his debut at the club on the 8th April 2012 Hardwell is joined by Toolroom legend Kim Fai for this Easter extravaganza.

The Bitch takeover will be in full swing when April comes beckoning and this can only mean one thing, time to get MASSIVE! Easter Bank Holiday weekend brings one of the biggest, best and strongest line ups ever to grace Bitch’s diary and they’ve done it all for YOU!

The Dutch are hotter than hot right now, dominating the world-stage and grabbing the attention of the world’s A-list pop, r&b and hip-hop stars including P. Diddy, Black Eyed Peas , Missy Elliott, NERD and David Guetta . And the HARDWELL is fast rising through the ranks, taking over the world and leading the Dutch revolution.

.At only 23 Hardwell’s expertise and illustrious talent has catapulted him into the limelight as he joined world renowned Tiesto on his tour last year. In 2011 alone Hardwell remixed huge hits such as Taio Cruz, Hangover (Hardwell Remix), Marin Solveig ft. Kele, Ready 2 Go (Hardwell Remix) and the huge DJ Fresh ft. Sian Evans hit, Louder (Hardwell Remix). This new kid on the block, with exceptional technical skills mastered by touring the world, has firmly cemented his status as a true pioneer in the dance music industry.

His “Big Room House” trademark has catapulted him to the #24 spot in the coveted DJMAG Top 100 poll. And the young gun is already at the top of his game playing the main stage at Creamfields and releasing Beatport top ten hits including 'Encoded', 'The World' and 'Cobra' through his own label Revealed. His storming collaboration with Tiësto on hit record Zero 76 went to #1 on Beatport and received a huge amount of airplay worldwide. Behind the decks Hardwell never fails to deliver.

His position as a true crossover artist is crystal clear – he’s in demand by some of the world’s biggest artists to give their tunes that big room house vibe. Behind the decks Hardwell never fails to deliver. These days he’s bringing it to the masses, with performances all over the world from Sydney to Miami and Ibiza to London. Hardwell recently toured with Tiësto through North America and made his debut at one of the world’s biggest dance events, ‘Sensation’ in Prague, Czech and Denmark. The last 2years have witnessed a new house sound gripping the world stage. The Dutch are taking over. And for one night only Bed presents an electronic Dutch genius.

Adding some Toolroom magic to the mix KIM FAI. Bursting out of Birmingham's club scene a few years ago he instantly seized the attention of the powerhouses Mark Knight, Swedish House Mafia, and Funkagenda. Fai has built himself a reputation of delivering solid productions and remixes for undoubtedly some of the world's hottest dance music label's. Kim's infusion of Techno & Minimalist House productions have gained support from some of today's most influential artists including Sander Kleinenberg, Mark Knight, Funkagenda, Umek, Carl Kennedy, Seamus Haji, ATFC, Exacta, Trophy Twins, Noir and Paul Thomas to name a few. He's previously remixed Funkagenda's “San Francisco” and “What The F*&k” the latter of which was supported by A – List DJ's world-wide including Roger Sanchez and reached #16 on Beatport's Tech House chart. And more recently his remix of Ricky Stone's “Shanghai Taxi” hit #1 at Djmag.com and #5 on Djdownload's Techno chart, remaining firmly in the top 20 for 3 weeks.


Kim Fai

Rob Tissera



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2011 was a phenomenal year for you pick a few highlights?

Working together with Tiesto, being #24 in the DJ Mag list, several big tours abroad and my first Revealed Label night.

You played the Creamfields main-stage this year, tell us about that?

Yes 2011 was the first time mainstage for me, it was a total madness and the party was awesome. The crowd in the Uk always parties hard and I love that!

And you played the amazing Sensation in 2011, that must have been amazing?

Yeah, that was phenomenal!

At 23 you are already no. 24 in DJ Magazine top 100 DJs what is your secret ?

There is no secret.. it’s all by dedication and big love for music.

You toured a lot with Tiesto last year, how was that?

It was a big honour to go on tour with world’s greatest DJ. I learned a lot from him and it was a great experience for me.

And you’ve been working in the studio with Tiesto?

Yes that’s right we did track zero76, which was #1 on Itunes and Beatport. There is also a lot more coming.

Any other big names you’d like to work alongside?

Avicii, I would love to work with him.

You seem to constantly be in the Beatport Top Ten with your releases, do you have a specific formula that works?

No, there is no formula. It just happens and I’m happy, so many people like my music.

Your production output is really high, why is that important?

It’s a good thing to keep your sets fresh and new, because of that it’s important to keep producing and keep the people interested and want to come to your gigs.

Can we expect an album in 2012?

No, not in a short period of time. That’s really something for the future.

You’ve had phenomenal success for one so young, what advice would you give to other producers/DJs trying to break into the scene?

Be dedicated and original and keep on making tracks.

The Dutch are taking over the dance music scene yet again, what makes the Dutch so incredibly talented when it comes to the electronic scene?

In Holland there are so many parties, so for DJ’s there are a lot of ways to get some experience and to grow.

What can we expect from your set?

You can expect a lot of new tracks and one big crazy madness.

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