Tag : clubs

Yet Another Subdub Success

11 months ago / 0 comments

The thought of Subdub coming up at the end of the week, had gotten me through a tedious week of lectures, seminars, seemingly endless deadlines and dragging shifts at work. The boredom I had to suffer through would all be worth it, I promised myself, if I could just commit … Read More

Partying Towards a More Equal World

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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

DJ Sprinkles Breaks the Mould

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Deep house DJs are often unfairly pigeonholed as warm up DJs, such is the misinterpretation of the mellow brand of house music that they offer. What is deemed acceptable house club music too often nowadays is all about pumping rhythms well above 122bpm, drenched in throwaway vocal samples and showy … Read More

Kontra give HAAi a Vibrant Leeds debut

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There often seems to be a very unique atmosphere in clubs during weeknights, and in many ways mid-week clubbing can feel more carefree than it might do at the week’s end. Kontra’s first night at wire, which brought HAAi for her Leeds debut exemplified this perfectly; a no frills, unpretentious … Read More

We’re Feeling Up For Up4

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This Saturday night, Canal Mills was the place to be for the classic Leeds jungle and DnB lover. As a third year, I have seen the Up4 team (who officially got things going two years ago) put on great night after great night, and, after making its way round the … Read More

Dark and Experimental Hauff Returns to Wire

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

Mr Scruff gets Funky on a Friday

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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

Mint Festival 2017 – Back to its Best

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Stockeld Park is usually a quaint and peaceful green oasis, less than half an hour distance from Leeds city centre. But then Mint Festival rolled into town. The 23rd of September saw this serene tranquillity flipped on its head, and instead opened Stockeld’s gates to some of the world’s most … Read More

Songs to Make You Forget About The Rain

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This year, The Gryphon: Clubs will bring periodic playlists, curated by our writers, each falling under a certain theme. Inspired by the recent wet weather that signals the end of Summer, Lawrence Cwerner delivers a playlist of sun-soaked tunes to remind you of brighter times. Listen to the YouTube playlist below. … Read More

Clubbing with a Conscience

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The Leeds nightlife scene caters for far more than just its attendees, with many events donating large quantities of money to charity. Editor-In-Chief Reece Parker gives us the run-down on such events. The morning after any enjoyable night out, you could be forgiven for thinking that clubbing never did anyone … Read More