Tag : Subdub

Subdub Still Going Strong – Review

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Once again, the holy grounds of the West Indian Centre came alive to the relentless beat of an eclectic mix of Reggae, Dub, DnB, and Dancehall music, for Sub Dub’s return last Saturday (5th October).  The well-established and intensely popular night, SubDub, is an institution in and of itself. Founded … Read More

Subdub returns to West Indian Centre

9 months ago / 0 comments

Subdub returns to its spiritual home at the West Indian Centre this weekend, for part one of four events celebrating twenty years of their events in Leeds. The last Subdub event at this venue was almost exactly a year ago, on the 25th February 2017, with Wire, Mint Warehouse, Beaverworks, … Read More

Yet Another Subdub Success

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Subdub with Iration Steppas and Jah Youth Sound System – Preview

1 year ago / 0 comments

Friday 27th October will see Subdub’s inevitably triumphant return to its new home, Beaver Works. Both an institution in their own right, Subdub’s ever-increasing popularity pushed it to upsize from its former home at the intimate Leeds West Indian Centre to Beaver Works, south Leeds’ sprawling warehouse club complex that … Read More

Dark and Experimental Hauff Returns to Wire

1 year ago / 0 comments

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

Subdub Lives up to the Hype

1 year ago / 0 comments

Despite two years of living in Leeds, I’ve never been to SubDub. I know for some that this is akin to living in Venice and never going to St Mark’s Square, or living in Paris and never going to the Louvre. When I’m comparing SubDub to these cultural hotspots, I’m … Read More

Mala & SubDub: Celebrating 19 Years of Underground Sound System Culture

1 year ago / 0 comments

As clubbing tour-de-force SubDub celebrates its 19th year, we reflect with legendary Dubstep producer, DJ and founder of Deep Medi Records, Mala, about the event’s grassroots origins, present nightlife and uncertain future. This seminal Leeds based night offers veteran students, freshers and musically educated locals a chance to experience the city’s rich … Read More

Hessle Audio: 10 Years

2 years ago / 0 comments

For the musically minded Leeds student, there is an epiphany to be had when coming across one of Hyde Park’s finest pieces of trivia: Hessle Audio is named after the grimy terraced street that party was on last night. Hessle Audio, whose title is affectionally borrowed from the ‘Hessles’ in … Read More

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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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