Tag : Dan King

In The Middle with Nightmares on Wax

8 months ago / 0 comments

George Evelyn is full of ideas. You’d expect nothing less from a man that gave the title of Shape the Future to his latest album under the Nightmare on Wax moniker for which he is best known. Combining his signature hip-hop-infused electronica with a notably uplifting, spiritual edge, the record … Read More

Leeds Favourite Move D Returns to Wire – Review

8 months ago / 0 comments

On any given weekend, Leeds’ clubs play host to a multitude of renowned DJs from the UK and beyond. We have options. So much so, in fact, that it’s easy for good bookings to get buried beneath the competition. But even in a city like ours, a select few DJs … Read More

Going Viral

9 months ago / 0 comments

Clubs Editor Dan King talks you through the musical meme, exploring its ties with subgenres of electronic music If you were to ask people what a meme was five years ago, I expect that few people could have told you. How times have changed. Today, the word meme is now … Read More

Politics in fashion: is bootlegging having an impact?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ironically, fashion has an image problem. Whilst we are living in strikingly partisan, politically-charged times, it is easy to think of fashion houses as inhabiting some kind of apolitical bubble, disconnected from the society in which they exist. High fashion houses are the easiest to point fingers at, with their … Read More

Wire and Hifi join the #AllEars campaign to protect clubbers from tinnitus

10 months ago / 0 comments

Ringing ears is a common after-effect of a night out. But for some people, the ringing never stops. Six million people are estimated to suffer from tinnitus in some way, with 600,000 of those said to suffer so badly that their quality of life is affected. Tinnitus causes its sufferers … Read More

2018: Ones to Watch

10 months ago / 0 comments

In celebration of the New Year, we have compiled our top 10 artists and bands to look out for over the next twelve months. Sigrid Everybody’s favourite Scandipop sensation Sigrid is practically guaranteed to make waves this year after her well-deserved triumph in BBC Music’s prestigious Sound of 2018 poll. … Read More

Four Clubbing Resolutions for 2018

10 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

Clubs’ Top 25 Tracks of 2017

11 months ago / 0 comments

2017 is coming to a close, and it seems that no self-respecting music publication can sign off without chronicling the top releases of the year. So we’ve put our heads together and cherry-picked some of the best releases of the last twelve months. Here’s the top 25 tracks of 2017, … Read More

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

11 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

Ossia bring Avalon Emerson to Wire

1 year ago / 0 comments

As if Wire wasn’t already bristling with standout club nights, this Autumn sees the launch of yet another party, Ossia. Over the past year, Ossia have made a name for themselves with events featuring names such as Ross from Friends and Kornel Kovacs, alongside collaborative nights with Manchester tastemakers Versions. … Read More