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Review – Wire Presents Joy Orbison and Bruce

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

2 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

Review – Butter Side Up Ostgut Ton Showcase

3 years ago / 0 comments

When it comes to solid line ups and spectacular nights out in Leeds, Butter Side Up need no introduction. Over the years the trusted team behind BSU have produced a party that combines both quality line ups (Hunee, Gerd Janson, Theo Parrish) with a warm, intimate atmosphere, drawing in familiar … Read More

Preview – Butter Side Up Ostgut Ton Showcase

3 years ago / 0 comments

This Friday, Butter Side Up are set to grace us with Berlin’s best at Leeds’ most important basement, The Wire. So be prepared to lose your sheiße and skank on down to the likes of Nick Höppner and Tama Sumo with an array of electronica from moody techno to bumpin’ … Read More

Feature – Wire 10 Year Anniversary Weekend

3 years ago / 0 comments

The importance of the underground cannot be stressed enough. All art forms and social movements are a product of the context they find themselves in. But as well as mirroring the era, they serve to act it out, and instigate change. What happens when violent hegemonies form and hope begins … Read More

Preview – Fuzzy Logic’s 16th Birthday Bash

3 years ago / 0 comments

Hailing itself as the longest running Alternative mid-week club night in the city, Fuzzy Logic is an integral part of Leeds’ nightlife. This may seem a bizarre accolade, but Leeds is riddled with lots of similar nights, so the Gryphon had a quick chat with Ryan Paul, resident DJ and … Read More

Review – Deep Fever Winter Wonderland w/ Henry Wu

3 years ago / 0 comments

Jazz, far from being the the inaccessible music of intellectuals or a relic to be found in your dad’s record collection, is absolutely central to electronic music. It is the point of origin in its grand narrative, which has, over 100 years, taken the genre’s sounds and structures, and moulded … Read More