HSWRK was founded in 2018 and have been running events for six years. Founded by Jethro Watson and partnered with James Herkes during lockdown their mission was to host parties and build a community around music focused events. As DJ’s they have over 20 years experience playing alongside the likes of Calvin Harris, Pete Tong and Camelphat and playing for global brands, Elrow, Ants and Cafe Del Mar across the UK and in Ibiza. Founder, Jethro Watson speaks passionately about creating environments where people can share a musical experience together.

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Jethro Watson

Founder of HSWRK and chief fluffer.  Coined the catchphrase ‘Come on!’ before anyone else.  You can hear him hyping up HSWRK crowds at every party.  Jethro’s infectious drive and enthusiasm for house music and parties led him to creating HSWRK.

He can mix too.  Faultless warm up slots set the scene at HSWRK parties with tune selection second to none. He’s played for Elrow, Ants, Cafe Mambo, at EGG, Ministry of Sound & Es Paradis as well as SW4 afterparties.Regularly travelling across the South Coast, London and out to Ibiza, He’s worked with the likes of Hot Since 82, Joris Voorn, Richy Ahmed, Sidney Charles, Darius Syrossian, Marsh & Braxton.

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James Herkes

No one can touch James technically on the decks and has become a HSWRK closing set staple.  High energy, huge breakdowns and big big moments.

James has performed with some of the biggest acts in the scene.  He has presented Radio shows across the south of England and gigged at venues across Europe.