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Review – One Night With Nightmares on Wax at Wire

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‘One Night With’ returned after their soulful evening with Sadar Bahar last week, to treat us to a night with Leeds’ very own Nightmares on Wax. George Evelyn, an experienced DJ and producer with releases on London-based Warp Records, returned to his hometown on Friday for a Wire takeover. I’m … Read More

Preview – Butter Side Up w/ Prosumer and Simon Scott at Wire

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Butter Side Up returns a month after its explosive 6th birthday party and will once again fill our favourite basement with phenomenal music. Following on from Sonja Moonear’s takeover of the night last month, Prosumer (Achim Brandenburg), who is no stranger to Butter Side Up, will make his return to Leeds. … 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

Review – Dimensions Presents Marcellus Pittman at Wire

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It’s a little difficult to know exactly how to divvy up praise between Dimensions Festival and the Wire Club for the booking of Detroit OG Marcellus Pittman. Perhaps like a prodigal child, the applause should be directed at the performance rather than the parents. And Pittman’s Call Lane appearance last … Read More

Review – Wire Presents Joy Orbison and Bruce

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I have been absolutely dying to see Joy Orbison for months and months, so the fact that he was to be at our beloved Wire for my own freshers finale (who says postgrads cant enjoy freshers’ week?) was an absolute godsend. As expected it was a sell-out event, the nooks … Read More

Interview – Jamz No More: Elijah Speaks

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Iconic Leeds Grime and Bass night played its final ever show in Leeds last term. We caught up with Elijah, a founder of the night as well as resident DJ in collabration with his partner Skilliam. What did you originally aim to create with the Jamz project, what did you … Read More

Freshers Feature – Where to party and why

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Well curated line-up? Powerful sound system? Lively crowd? All key ingredients for a good night out, but not always enough for a great one. The right venue can make all the difference, and here in Leeds we get to party in some truly individual spaces. The city’s industrial past is … Read More

Review – Acetate #19 Four Tet

3 years ago / 0 comments

We are so lucky to live in this city. I mean, it isn’t without reason that whenever you mention you’re at university in Leeds, people remark ‘Oh, that’s a good party city, isn’t it?’ So, when Acetate announced their nineteenth guest would be none other than Four Tet, smugness and … Read More

Review – Super Hexagon & Future Daze with DJ Stingray 313

3 years ago / 0 comments

Last Saturday 5th March, Leeds-based underground music troupes Super Hexagon and Future Daze joined forces for the ultimate in alternative electro and techno talent. DJ Stingray 313 (AKA Sherard Ingram) graced the comforting lair at Wire, just one week after a performance at Berghain. Heralded as a pioneer in Detroit’s … Read More