Tag : amelia whyman

Your Electronic Festival Guide 2018

8 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

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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

IntheMiddle with The Night Café

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The Night Café are quickly gathering popularity and pace with their upbeat indie and big ambitions. Clubs Editor Milly Whyman spoke to Sean from the band about inspiration, resolutions, and massive plans for 2018.   It’s a story that many wannabe musicians aspire to. The Night Café boys met in … Read More

Editor’s Cuts: November 2017

11 months ago / 0 comments

Clubs Editor Milly talks you through her album picks for November Kllo- Backwater Australian duo Kllo infuse melancholic electro-pop with soulful R&B elements for their debut album. The result is warm and ambient, and easy listening as the weather gets colder. Last Yearn is a standout track; it’s heavy synths … Read More

Dancehall: A History

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In late 1970s Jamaica, popular music shifted away from its reggae roots towards a more modern, risqué and different display of culture. This new trend was called Dancehall and it was the first emergence of a global musical phenomenon. Physical dance halls had existed in the inner cities of Kingston … Read More

Limit: The Social 002 at Wire 22/03

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After the success of their first ‘Social,’ Limit UK came back to wire last Wednesday, to host ‘The Social 002,’ an event focused on showcasing the maximum amount of talent in a minimum space of time. Although a slightly difficult bouncer at the beginning of the evening tried to refuse … Read More

Toothless @ Brudenell, 3/3/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

A smaller and smiley crowd gathered to watch Toothless perform amongst the fairy lights and disco balls of Brudenell Social Club. Only the fifth show of their first UK tour, there was a lovely rapport between crowd and band, with everyone being encouraged to come closer, and Ed Nash cracking … Read More

Everyone loves a taste of the Good Life

2 years ago / 0 comments

Think Friday night in the desolate setting of the queue for Beaver Works. Think girls in flower print flares with an aptitude for creative use of glitter. Think eccentric décor and ambitious uses of space. Think groovy themes and even groovier sets and what may, hopefully, come to mind is … Read More

Flux 6th Birthday w/ Benjamin Damage and Mister Saturday Night at Beaver Works 03/02

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Another Friday rolls around and with it comes another Flux to get people talking. But this time was different. Flux has turned six years old and rightly put on a huge birthday party to celebrate. Those who are massively out of the loop might be asking how an event has … Read More

Folk Acid and Moral Ravers: The Rise and Fall of the Acid House Movement

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Acid House rose to prominence in the 1960s to the 1980s from the clubs of Chicago, characterised by the ‘squelchy’ sounds of the emerging bass synthesiser, the ‘Roland TB-303 Bass Line’. By the late 1980s the sound had travelled to Ibiza, where DJs Alredo Fiorillio and Jose Padilla were spreading … Read More