Archive for August, 2012

External Sounds Presents… Little Beat Retreat @ Electric Picnic 2012

August 22, 2012

External Sounds are delighted to announce the we will be running our own stage at Electric Picnic 2012. ‘The Little Beat Retreat’ is going to be the funkiest thing on two wheels after Bradley Wiggins sideburns! This converted old catering trailer will be party central from Friday afternoon into the wee small hours of Monday morning! the soundtrack to this retro party will be an eclectic mix of Funk, Soul, Disco, Kitch 80′s, and Electric Boogie. Think… Southport meets ‘Club Tropicana’.

We have recruited the services of some of the finest djs in the country with the likes of Lil Dave & The Drifter, Daz & Martin (Get Down Edits), Donal Dineen, Groovement Soul, DazBoy, Michael Keep Schtum, some of the many top names that will be manning the hatch! Also look out for The 45 Shuffle, Sunday Soul Session, The Hula Party and the Musical Bingo.

So if you’re down at Electric Picnic, come and join us for dance. We’ll be situated in the Body & Soul Area all weekend.


External Sounds Presents… Dj Tu Ki

August 16, 2012

As we prepare to debut our ‘Little Beat Retreat’ at this years Electric Picnic Festival, we are going to have ourselves a wee pre Picnic party at the Purple Room to celebrate. For this event we are pretty excited to have 4 time Irish DMC champion DJ Tu Ki as headliner. Widely regarded as Ireland most technically gifted dj, his sublime turntablism delivers sets that are rich with the finest hip hop beats but also full of effortlessly mixing of genres such as Disco, Soul and Funk to deliver a performance that’s unrivalled. For an idea of what to expect check out some of his mixes @

Support on the night comes from our own dj extraordinaire Keith ‘Kellser’ Kelly, as well as Dub sounds resident Tadhg Hoey.

Door open from 11pm with admission €5 before midnight and €7 after.