Category : Clubs

Losing my Bongo’s Bingo Virginity

11 months ago / 0 comments

Bongo’s Bingo was something that I heard about from week one of Leeds. Throughout my first year, friends went and insisted it was one of the best nights they’d ever had. When I asked ‘why?’ the only answer I’d get was ‘you had to be there’. At the time it … Read More

Equaliser Levels Up

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Equaliser is a more than just a good time. Encapsulating their beautiful ethos of inclusivity and diversity, Equaliser strives to live up to its name by making the club scene a more equal and open zone. Before their launch night at Wharf Chambers kicked off, Equaliser hosted an evening of … Read More

Like Your Style: The Sounds of UK Afrobeats

11 months ago / 0 comments

Clubs Editor Milly Whyman talks you through the development of a new generation of ‘UK Afrobeats’. As grime grabs headlines while continuing to carve out its distinct identity  within the British mainstream, a new sound has been trickling into club culture at an ever-growing pace. It’s a genre that found … Read More

Dark and Experimental Hauff Returns to Wire

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It might be strange to think that Helena Hauff’s first visit to Wire was on an inconspicuous Tuesday night in November 2015. This time, though, her visit was comfortably one of the city’s most significant and irresistible winter bookings. In the two years that separates these two gigs; relentless touring, … Read More

From Ecstacy to Ennui: The Commercialisation of Clubbing

11 months ago / 0 comments

Going to a nightclub on the weekend is one of the unquestioned staples of the student lifestyle. Along with recreational drinking and drug taking, an overfamiliarity with one’s overdraft, and rolling your own cigarettes – these features often go hand in hand with one another. The problem with not questioning … Read More

Creamfields 2017 – 20 Years in the Making

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As nights draw in and supermarkets prepare for Halloween [or even Christmas], the time to return to Leeds has soon come – for those lucky enough. A trip to Thailand… A bender in Ibiza… Whichever way you spent your summer, the August Bank Holiday will have surely had some impact, … Read More

Bongo’s Bingo bring So Solid Crew to Leeds for Oktoberfest Special

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Bongo’s Bingo has developed a now-international reputation for being fun, ridiculous and unashamedly extra. And now, staying true to form, they’ve upped the stakes once again for the latest party, the Oktoberfest special at South Bank Depot. If you’re not familiar with Bongo’s Bingo, let me give you the lowdown. … Read More

Mr Scruff gets Funky on a Friday

12 months ago / 0 comments

For someone whose peak was about 10 years ago, I can officially say that Mr Scruff still knows how to work a crowd. Known for his loose-lined cartoon drawings, love for cups of tea, and eclectic music taste, the British-born DJ was nothing but a hit. This time the venue … Read More

Subdub Lives up to the Hype

12 months ago / 0 comments

Despite two years of living in Leeds, I’ve never been to SubDub. I know for some that this is akin to living in Venice and never going to St Mark’s Square, or living in Paris and never going to the Louvre. When I’m comparing SubDub to these cultural hotspots, I’m … Read More

Keep on Groovin’ – Brudenell Groove Review

12 months ago / 0 comments

Since June 2016, Brudenell Groove have been revolutionising the local music scene by bringing together Leeds’ DJs, promoters and dancers in order to eliminate the hostility of competition and replace it with cooperation and support amongst artists. If Brudenell Groove couldn’t do any more for the local community, all the … Read More