Grooverider The Prototype Years XOYO

by | Nov 29, 2023 | News

Grooverider The Prototype Years XOYO

As another year of unforgettable shows draws to an end. London’s XOYO keeps its foot on the gas as it welcomes drum & bass royalty Grooverider. Presenting a one-off ’25 years of The Prototype Years’ show on Friday 29th December. Reliving one of the single most iconic albums in the history of the genre. Grooverider alongside a stable of secret special guests, yet to be announced. And are steadying themselves for one of the landmark drum & bass events of the year!


Released on his Prototype imprint in 1997, ‘Grooverider Presents: The Prototype Years’ is arguably one of the most significant drum & bass compilations ever. And featuring many of the genre’s most respected figureheads. Rolling out big names like Ed Rush, Optical, John B, Matrix, Dillinja and Codename John, amongst others.

Test of Time

A quarter of a century later, Grooverider and Prototype have stood the test of time. And trailblazing a distinct sonic path, paving the way with releases from Drumsound & Bassline Smith, Furniss, Damage Report, DJ Limited, Stompz and many more.

Rolling Back in Time at XOYO

With December fast approaching, Grooverider prepares to take a leap back in time and celebrate two and a half decades of this revered piece of D&B history. Descending on one of the most-respected venues in London of cutting-edge bass music events. So clubbers can expect a night of top-notch club bangers from the era. Shelling out captivating DJ performances from a specially selected squad of selectors.

List of Legends

Joining the likes of DJ Hazard, Andy C, S.P.Y, Randall, Goldie, and many more, including his longtime musical cohort, Fabio; Grooverider now adds his name to the list of drum & bass sovereignty to host standout events at XOYO. Thus cementing his place in the mantle of London’s richly diverse clubland culture.

Tickets Link

Friday 29th December
XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4AP
10pm – 4am – 18+ Event
(Last Entry 2am)
Tickets for Grooverider The Prototype Years XOYO found here!

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