Tag : disco

Editor’s Cuts: October 2017

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Clubs Editor Dan King talks you through his album picks for October Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives Mount Kimbie, the sought-after electronica duo, are back with their third album after a hiatus that saw them win production credits for Jay-Z and Kelis. An intense, gripping listen throughout, plus a … Read More

Obituary for William Onyeabor

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William Onyeabor, Nigerian disco pioneer, technicolour wizard and all-round genius has died aged 70. Despite self-releasing eight studio albums in a frenzied seven year burst of creativity into relative obscurity, his influence has lived on, and grown and grown, winning his music plaudits from the likes of Damon Albarn, David … Read More

Weekly Chart – Oliver’s Picks

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Shmlss Special Edition Vol. 3 Shmlss’ last release will be familiar to anyone who saw Gerd Janson last year, with their ‘Disco Sensation’ record popping up in a number of his sets. A-side ‘This Night’ is a throbbing, half-disco, half-industrial acid track from space. A unique edit which would find itself … Read More

Review – MiNT Presents Little Dragon (DJ Set) & Leon Vynehall

3 years ago / 0 comments

Encroaching overdrafts and a swarm of house parties occupied the majority of the Hyde Park population this Saturday 24th October, allowing plenty of room for movement beneath the technicolour galaxy at MiNT. Alas, this did also mean that dance moves were tentative throughout the majority of the set from Little Dragon’s representatives … Read More

Weekly Chart – Harry’s Picks

3 years ago / 0 comments

  Don Armando – Deputy Of Love Regularly played by Derrick Carter, this disco classic keeps getting better and better throughout. Don Armando, a spin off of Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band with vocals by Fonda Rae, have created a song with great energy suitable for many a dance floor. … Read More

Review – Just A Little Downtown Boogie

3 years ago / 0 comments

With Disco making a popular come back over the last year, it seemed only fitting for Just a Little to host ‘Downtown Boogie’, a night filled with disco balls and flares to get the Saturday Night Fever rising. Canal Mills was adorned with decorations, balloons and all things NYC Disco. The … Read More

Weekly Chart – Editor’s Picks

3 years ago / 0 comments

Baa de yaaa dancing in September. The summer months may be over and with that, terrace parties and festival season gone, but, as Earth Wind and Fire pointed out, that doesn’t mean the party can’t still go on. As the days get shorter and the weather colder we all begin … Read More

Leeds students to ‘Hype The Park’ in action against sexual assault

3 years ago / 0 comments

Students at the University have organised a protest on Thursday 21st to reclaim the streets following a string of recent sexual assaults in the area. The disco-themed march, labelled ‘Hype The Park #BoogieNotBlame’ calls on women, non-binary and trans students to collectively dance around Leeds’ Hyde Park in an effort to empower the student community. A pre-party event will … Read More

Review – Horse Meat Disco

4 years ago / 0 comments

Bowie once demanded that someone bring him the Disco King. Horse Meat Disco meet David Bowie, please, for they are royalty in the current revamp of disco. This quadruplet of quirks have been dabbling in disco since 2003, releasing a handful of compilation albums, last June bringing Volume 4 to … Read More

Butter Side Up w/ Motor City Drum Ensemble

4 years ago / 0 comments

Following one of the most watched Boiler Room sets of all time, tickets for Motor City Drum Ensemble were scarce before term had even started. The hugely anticipated event celebrated the fourth anniversary of one of Leeds’ most well-loved nights, Butter Side Up, matched, if not surpassed, last years’ birthday bash featuring Chicago … Read More