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KEEP THE FAITH: In the Middle with Steve Luigi

4 months ago / 0 comments

“Northern Soul: it’s not just music, it’s a scene”. Thomas Bennett chats to DJ Steve Luigi ahead of Leeds Central Soul Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations this Sunday at HiFi. In a small room with wooden interior and sprung floor, a weekly celebration of sound and movement takes place. Of course, … Read More

An Exercise in Eclecticism

7 months ago / 0 comments

Young Marco’s unconventional party- starting abilities have been captivating audiences for years, and his consequent reputation as an erudite, creative DJ has been fully deserved. On the grounds of that; he’s the kind of guy to just about get away with finishing a set at a mid-July festival with Wham’s … Read More

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

8 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

Seven Nights of Non-Stop Fun

8 months ago / 0 comments

As 2018 kicks off and exams are over, it’s time to start having some fun again. If you haven’t quite mastered the art of Leeds nightlife yet, or if its just time for a January revamp of your clubbing routine, we’ve got you covered.  How do you avoid awful nights … Read More

Brudenell Groove transform Hifi into The Black Lodge

11 months ago / 0 comments

Clambering down Hifi’s dark stairs and entering through a thick, red velvet curtain, party-goers emerge in the Black Lodge from Twin Peaks. For those unfamiliar with the cult 1990’s TV show directed by David Lynch, Twin Peaks is a mystery drama revolving around the murder of Laura Palmer. It’s renowned … Read More

Mr Scruff gets Funky on a Friday

12 months ago / 0 comments

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

Soichi Terada (Live) at Hifi 18/02

2 years ago / 0 comments

As I entered HiFi I was pleasantly surprised by the layout; the stage was off limits due to the DJ being at the centre of it, and this gave the night an even nicer feel than the weekly nights there. A bit before 1am, the man we were all waiting … Read More

Review – Sadar Bahar at Hifi

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whether it was the gruesome weather or the fact that we are being catapulted towards the end of first semester, there was definitely something in the air on the evening of the 19th November. It felt like the entirety of the Leeds student body was out on Saturday night, many … Read More

Feature – Inside Youth Club Sounds

2 years ago / 0 comments

Youth Club Sounds are returning to much-loved Hifi on Thursday 13th October, bringing with them their signature curation of SoundCloud beats and up-and-coming DJs who challenge the mainstream. We spoke to organiser Robbie Russell for an inside look at how this exciting new musical movement has progressed. Robbie explains their … Read More

Feature – Soul Control

2 years ago / 0 comments

The nine minds behind Soul Control have formed a cult following at a rapid pace, consilidating their position as some of Hyde Park’s favourite sons. We caught up with Theo Victor to discuss the group’s commitment to variety, improvisation and originality. Tell us a little about yourself We are a … Read More