Robert Johnson readies anniversary book and tour

Famed Offenbach nightclub Robert Johnson has revealed it will release a book entitled Come On In My Kitchen to celebrate its 13th anniversary.

The 380-page book includes a mix of photography and written content, including contributions from esteemed DJs such as Theo Parrish, Roman Fl├╝gel, DJ Harvey, Ewan Pearson, Gerd Janson and Ivan Smagghe among others. It has been edited by Christoph Keller and Ata Macias and is set for release next month.

In a news piece posted this morning on Resident Advisor, it was also revealed regular DJs at the venue (including Dixon, Arto Mwambe and Ata) will embark on a European tour starting in March that will take in showcases in Paris, Munich, London, Berlin, Amsterdam and a number of other cities.

The venue, located near Frankfurt in Germany, opened in 1999 and has long been spoken of in hushed tones by house and techno cognoscenti. It also has a consistency reliable record label, which, incidentally, announced its latest release over the weekend. At the helm is Hungarian producer San Laurentino,with the four track Forbidden Fruit EP described by the accompanying press releases as “neo-star trance, ambient wave, erotic illusions and borderline rain-forest house”.

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