Tag : Club Culture

All-Female DJ Collectives Diversifying Decks Across the World

7 months ago / 0 comments

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

Shed’s shortened set leaves a bitter taste at Flux

8 months ago / 0 comments

At exactly 4:05am on Thursday morning, something inside me died. Tech-house filled my ears, the DJ raised his ape-like arms and I watched as one of the most influential techno producers of the last 15 years left the stage, an hour before his already tiny two hour set was intended … Read More

Four Clubbing Resolutions for 2018

8 months ago / 0 comments

Clubbing is undeniably a major part of the student experience. But we’re creatures of habit. It’s not difficult to quickly fall into a routine: same pre-drink playlist, same venue, same experience. It’s time for a shake-up. Here are four resolutions to make 2018’s nights out better than last year’s. Less … Read More

Britain’s club scene is under threat – only a change in perspective can save it

9 months ago / 0 comments

The latest Flux party was a special collaborative event with Sub Club, bringing Objekt and Honey Dijon to Leeds to celebrate the thirtieth birthday of the Glaswegian clubbing institution. Such prolonged success in any setting deserves celebrating. But for a nightclub – especially one dedicated solely to underground music – … Read More

Good Riddance to the RA Polls

10 months ago / 0 comments

After eleven years, tastemaking electronic music magazine Resident Advisor (RA) have decided to scrap their end-of-year polls, which rank (underground) artists (both DJs and live acts) based on the number of votes they receive from members of the general public. Originally starting in 2006, the first two editions of the … Read More

Partying Towards a More Equal World

11 months ago / 0 comments

Equaliser is a collective creating a more inclusive space for aspiring female, trans and non-binary DJs. Music Editor Meg Firth sits down with some of the girls behind the movement to talk about tackling the inequalities within the DJ sphere, diversifying the decks, and partying towards a safer and more … 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