Category : Clubs

Pearson Sound Plays it Safe

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

10 months ago / 0 comments

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

Love Muscle, Encouraging Safer Spaces

10 months ago / 0 comments

Love Muscle is an alternative LGBTQ+ club night that aims to save the community from “sonic evil”, by providing high quality nights filled with funk, soul, techno and disco. The self-proclaimed “pumping gay dance party” fills out Wharf Chambers, and creates a huge buzz across Leeds. Love Muscle and Wharf … Read More

Brotherhood Sound System: Jayda G & Anu

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Since their 2012 inception, Brotherhood Sound System have become a staple in the calendar of dance music enthusiasts citywide. For their first event of 2018, Brotherhood brought Jayda G & Anu to Wire. The anticipation for this showcase was undeniable; with the online scramble for tickets a testament for what … Read More

PPG deliver yet again

10 months ago / 0 comments

After hosting the likes of Palms Trax, the Sheffield based party starters Pretty Pretty Good graced Leeds with another night of house and techno. PPG’s previous endeavours, alongside a spotlight feature from tastemaking listings website Resident Advisor, managed to lure in a crowd confident of a night of unrelenting high-calibre … Read More

Foreverland lands in Leeds at Church

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Venture to a place where you never have to grow up… welcome to Foreverland. Church is preparing to play host on Friday 2nd February to one of the UK’s most eclectic and exciting new club-nights, Foreverland. Billed on their website as a “journey in music and space”, complete with circus performers, … Read More

Residential plans to threaten the future of Canal Mills

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Under new plans, the popular student club Canal Mills could be converted into residential properties. The 18th century former textile mill has been operating as a creative space since 2012. The plans, submitted by Rhodes Asset Management and supported by ID Planning and Nick Brown Architects, are yet to be … Read More

Wire and Hifi join the #AllEars campaign to protect clubbers from tinnitus

11 months ago / 0 comments

Ringing ears is a common after-effect of a night out. But for some people, the ringing never stops. Six million people are estimated to suffer from tinnitus in some way, with 600,000 of those said to suffer so badly that their quality of life is affected. Tinnitus causes its sufferers … Read More