Category : Clubs

In The Middle with Valby Rotary

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“After racking our brains for ages trying to come up with names, my girlfriend suggested we call the label Valby Ruta after the IKEA rug in my room”, laughs Tom, one-third of the up-and-coming DJ trio, Valby Rotary. “We changed the ruta to rotary because why not, and then thought, … Read More

Hunee delivers yet again at Wire

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The popularity of Hunee, (pronounced ‘who knee’) has been slowly building pace since his first release in 2009. He is recognised for his cross-cultured selections, enthusiasm, and his genuine obsession with music, as well as his often-mispronounced moniker.  On Friday night, Butter Side Up brought the sought-after DJ to town … Read More

Laksa Delivers an Education in Rhythm at Wire

12 months ago / 0 comments

It was perhaps unsurprising that No Way Back’s first event at Wire started in a slightly sluggish fashion. Wednesday’s techno exploration was unfortunately scheduled the night following Halloween, a heavy night for many with the likes of Roman Flügel and Fort Romeau in town. Despite this, a number of dedicated … Read More

Giraffage ‘Too Real’ review: Textural electronica aplenty

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Midi jazz chords, samples of the ocean, and a deep, pitch-shifted voice bellowing “oh yeah” were not what I expected to greet me as I began my first listen of Giraffage’s debut record. For 15 seconds I was left in cautious limbo of what kind of record Too Real was … Read More

In the Middle with Moomin

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Moomin, known for his understated, chilled-out house music, will be gracing the decks of Leeds’ Distrikt this Friday. Starting off in Kiel, near Hamburg, he initially began music production informally, cutting his teeth through experimenting with friends’ DOS programmes and Fasttracker software. In 2011, Smallville Records released his debut album … Read More

Brudenell Groove transform Hifi into The Black Lodge

1 year ago / 0 comments

Clambering down Hifi’s dark stairs and entering through a thick, red velvet curtain, party-goers emerge in the Black Lodge from Twin Peaks. For those unfamiliar with the cult 1990’s TV show directed by David Lynch, Twin Peaks is a mystery drama revolving around the murder of Laura Palmer. It’s renowned … Read More

Regression Sessions up their game

1 year ago / 0 comments

Regression Sessions is always a safe bet for Halloween, known for putting on events with special effects and props that do not disappoint. 2017’s event at Canal Mills on Tuesday 31st was no exception to the rule. This Halloween saw the inclusion of some special effects at epic proportions; with … Read More

Living Dead gets Groovin’

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Halloween’s spookiest club night production, the Living Dead Festival, descended on Leeds University Union on the 31st of October, ready to flip the Leeds student favourite of Fruity on its head, placing its own unique spin on the well-known space of the union with its plethora of chart music gems … Read More

Electrifying Joy Orbison Returns to Wire

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Clubbing on Halloween weekend always seems to throw up a treat or two; the same weekend last year saw Red Bull Music Academy bring a monstrous line up headed by DJ Harvey to Canal Mills. This year, though, Wire claimed bragging rights with a scarily good double-booking that saw one … Read More

Pushing Halloween to the Limit

1 year ago / 0 comments

On Wednesday night, Limit UK continued Wire’s tradition of bringing some of the best local and international electronic artists into the heart of Leeds. Transforming the club into a spooky spectacle, Limit returned to Wire with a bang. Having only started in November 2015, Limit are still growing, but they … Read More