Tag : clubs

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

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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

Songs for Sharing on your Nokia

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Work may be mounting and the weather is only getting colder. But, to be honest, there’s still reason to be cheery. Cast your mind back to the early 2000s and reminisce these old school garage and bassline bangers with Clubs Editor Milly Whyman. Listen to each track on the playlist … Read More

Yet Another Subdub Success

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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

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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

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