Category : Clubs

Stretchy Dance Supply: Bringing Weird and Wonderful Parties to Leeds

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In perusing the wonderful selection of club nights Leeds has to offer, one might be forgiven for misinterpreting Stretchy Dance Supply as a new age yoga class. In some respects, this examination is not entirely misguided. Their opening night took place earlier this year to great success in the ever … Read More

All-Female DJ Collectives Diversifying Decks Across the World

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In light of International Women’s Day, music editor Meg Firth chronicles the DJ collectives across the world that are bringing women to the forefront of the scene. It’s no secret that dance music is still largely dominated by men. Take one look at most line-ups and it’s clear to see … Read More

Interstellar Funk and Suzanne Kraft get Pleasure Connection off to a flyer

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Saturday night at Wire welcomed two heavyweights from Amsterdam’s thriving underground dance scene. Susanne Kraft and the young Dekmantel regular Interstellar Funk took to the booth for the opening night of Leeds party promoters Pleasure Connection’s residency. The club’s credibility in leading the way for electronic music in Leeds has … Read More

Subdub returns to West Indian Centre

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Subdub returns to its spiritual home at the West Indian Centre this weekend, for part one of four events celebrating twenty years of their events in Leeds. The last Subdub event at this venue was almost exactly a year ago, on the 25th February 2017, with Wire, Mint Warehouse, Beaverworks, … Read More

Going Viral

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Clubs Editor Dan King talks you through the musical meme, exploring its ties with subgenres of electronic music If you were to ask people what a meme was five years ago, I expect that few people could have told you. How times have changed. Today, the word meme is now … Read More

An Exercise in Eclecticism

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Young Marco’s unconventional party- starting abilities have been captivating audiences for years, and his consequent reputation as an erudite, creative DJ has been fully deserved. On the grounds of that; he’s the kind of guy to just about get away with finishing a set at a mid-July festival with Wham’s … Read More

Pearson Sound Plays it Safe

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It was a typical Friday night at Wire, with a queue stretching out of the door and onto the ever-buzzing Call Lane. I spoke to an overly enthused club-goer, off his head with excitement for the “unpredictability of Pearson Sound’s sets.” Having not been to a Pearson Sound set before, my … Read More

Vera and Fitz hijack Wire and teach Friday’s crowd to dance on the walls

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What a pleasure it is to live in a city that hosts the likes of nthng, Vera, Jane Fitz, DJ Stingray and Silicon Sally all in one week, in one club, over three separate events. Like a great deal of those reading this article, I unfortunately had neither the money … Read More

Foreverland Thrills in Leeds Debut

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Friday 2nd February dawned on Leeds the same as most other weekends: dreary, grey-skied, a heavy note of inevitable hedonism hanging over the university campuses, filled with students waiting impatiently for the late evening and whatever event they were planning on attending. Church Leeds, a venue mere yards from Leeds … Read More

Your Electronic Festival Guide 2018

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It may only be February, but the buzz about summer festivals is slowly building as tickets go on sale and strong line-ups are being released across the board. It’s no surprise that February weather has us dreaming of watching the best possible DJ’s in the sunshine. But which electronic festivals … Read More