Tag : October 2016

Review – Flux Halloween Special at Beaver Works

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Flux returned to its beloved home Beaverworks for its Halloween party on Monday, and the highly anticipated, sold out night did not disappoint. With six rooms to choose from and the addition of a bonfire spectacle, a night at Beaverworks is like no other, and certainly matches the nature of … Read More

Review – Metropolis Halloween at LUU (minus Wiley)

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Last Saturday Leeds University Union hosted Metropolis and Canal Mills’ Halloween night. The line up included BBC Radio 1’s Monki who brought all things garage, bass and house, as well as Bristol’s legendary producer Redlight. At 1am Godfather of Grime (or Godfather of Waste of Time), Wiley, was no where to … Read More

Review – SubDub Presents Dancehall Science Vs Contact at West Indian Centre

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The beloved West Indian Centre has become Leeds’ centre of dub and reggae. Regularly hosting Subdub, one of the best nights in the city for anything from dancehall to dubstep, they have branched out this year to put on a slightly more varied array of nights. It’s safe to say … Read More

Review – Regression Sessions: all the icing, none of the cake at Canal Mills

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Choosing Halloween events in Leeds is even harder than essay questions. From Fruity to Flux to Triple Cooked or even Pryzm if you were desperate, there was a lot on offer. I chose Regression Sessions for the promise of the decoration and design the events are known for. A halloween … Read More

Review – The Old Red Bus Station gets Triple Spooked

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It is a well known fact that one of the biggest decisions Leeds students must make every year is where to go out on Halloween. Despite the pressure, I’m very glad I chose to go to the Halloween Special by Triple Cooked. Triple Cooked managed to secure a late venue … Read More

Review – Monday Night Halloween Project at Mission

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With two rooms of music and DJ sets evolving throughout the night, there was enough variety to keep your interest. The main room, known as ‘The Arena’, mostly covered chart anthems with some house and techno. ‘The Rabbit Hole’ served as the second room and offered R&B, hip-hop and urban. … Read More

Review – RBMA Form & Function at Wire

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Last Friday Wire hosted arguably its most impressive line up ever. It should have been amazing, but it just didn’t quite come together. Things kicked off well, with Hyperdub’s Laurel Halo doing all kinds of interesting things I didn’t understand, flying between tracks, many of which were very nice. Then … Read More

Feature – An Interview with Dialect

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In conjunction with the Leeds edition of the Red Bull Music Academy UK Tour, Christopher Jenkins met up with local Leeds lad and one of Grime’s finest, Dialect, to find out why the city absorbs all genres and to discuss the growth of Grime. I first wanted to ask why … Read More

Review – The Warehouse Project 2016: Four Tet Presents

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Walking into the The Warehouse Project for the first time, I was greeted by the ambient sounds of Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith who was in the middle of a beautiful live performance. Room 1 was overcome with her synthy magic and live vocal accompaniments — the perfect start to what was … Read More

Review – Cave Rave at Church

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Behind the ridiculously cheesy music, horrendous venue layout and remnants of VS bottles surrounding the dancefloor, Halo always had the potential of becoming a serious clubbing venue. Two years after its closure, following extensive renovations, new ownership and huge amounts of funding, it’s become Church, boasting an autumn lineup which … Read More