Category : Clubs

KEEP THE FAITH: In the Middle with Steve Luigi

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“Northern Soul: it’s not just music, it’s a scene”. Thomas Bennett chats to DJ Steve Luigi ahead of Leeds Central Soul Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations this Sunday at HiFi. In a small room with wooden interior and sprung floor, a weekly celebration of sound and movement takes place. Of course, … Read More

Gottwood 2018 – Preview

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The summer festival scene is saturated. Every year sees the launch of yet another new offering which promises a fresh approach to having fun in a field. Despite the competition, certain British festivals are almost universally recognised as being a cut above the rest. Gottwood certainly falls into this bracket. … Read More

In the Middle with ‘Inner City Electronic’ Curator Ralph Lawson

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Given the glut of music festivals in Leeds that have sprung up in recent years (Cocoon In The Park, Garden Party, World Island), one couldn’t be blamed for thinking that the inaugural Inner City Electronics on Saturday 2nd of June is just one of many responses to a burgeoning city … Read More

System and Set One Twenty bring Chris Leibing and Ben Klock to Leeds

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Now that summer is near, Leeds’ clubbing calendar is filling with a slew of terrace parties. In some instances, these events offer little more than the chance to grab a quick pic for the ‘gram, with overpriced mojitos and wavey sunglasses front-and-centre. The music can be an afterthought. But not … Read More

Preview: Inner City Electronic – More than just a rave

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Inner City Electronic is a new multi-venue event taking place in Leeds on the 2nd of June. The event will feature 20 hours of music from a stellar line up boasting Floating Points and KiNK. The festival will also host a series of talks, interviews, and workshops with esteemed names … Read More

An Ode to Leeds’ Nightlife

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It’s the end of the academic year, and that means that some of us will soon be leaving Leeds for good. With this in mind, we gave our writers the chance to send a farewell message to a part of our city’s nightlife that means something to them. Here’s what they … Read More

Garden Party Plots its Return

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This year marks 13 years of Garden Party, an event that has been getting bigger and better every year. Garden Party is the daytime party of the student year, with every friend (and friend of a friend) eagerly awaiting their chance to destress in the sun-drenched Canal Mills courtyard. It’s … Read More

Flux Rises From the Flames

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As Voulez-Vous booms from the speakers, friends in unison circled in the fron right of the Fan Room as the lights beam across your faces, you take a moment to appreciate the quality of the night around you. Flux is a right of passage for the general Leeds clubber, and … Read More

Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies aged 28

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Tim Bergling, better known as the internationally successful EDM musician Avicii, has died. Bergling was found dead in Oman on Friday 20th April, according to a statement issued by his representatives. Bergling had a history of health issues, and retired from live performances in 2016 due to health reasons. Figures … Read More

Mor Elien and Anthony Parasole confuse and delight Wire

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Techno is a vast genre, and in many ways, Leeds is obsessed with it. Nonetheless, there is a certain sound of the techno world that has yet to wholly break through into the Leeds club scene. Perhaps it never will. It is a sound synonymous with Berlin, dominated by deep, … Read More