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Review – Butter Side Up Ostgut Ton Showcase

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Review – Acetate 5th Birthday

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A sizeable but not sold out pre-Halloween crowd certainly seemed up for it as a marathon six hour set began, and a crowd that lasted the duration of the night formed early on around the DJ booth, as seemingly everyone was eager to show their affection to the night’s performers. … Read More

Review – Hunee (All Night Long)

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Friday 9th October saw one of Leeds’ favourite underground parties reach their 5th birthday at one of the city’s favourite underground clubs. A truly standout event with regional nightlife, Butter Side Up’s list of past guests makes it an almost unrivalled party over the last five years. Although fresh and … Read More

Review – Midland All Night Long

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On 25th September, techno and house fans across the city welcomed Leeds DJ and producer Midland back to the place where only five years ago he could be seen behind the bar collecting glasses. As fans would expect, Midland took the crowd on a journey through the genres, always managing … Read More

Preview – Levon Vincent at Wire

4 years ago / 0 comments

Selective Hearing have yet another massive booking lined up this Friday at Wire with none other than Houston, Texas native Levon Vincent gracing the decks of the smoky underground club. Dubbed as one of the premier techno and house producers and DJs of the last decade, Vincent has been DJing … Read More

Wire by Wire

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To get a sense of how long Wire has been around let me tell you this – their first album came out two years before Thatcher became prime minister.  Punk has died a thousand deaths since then but Wire aren’t any snotty punk band. Their energy and metallic cool is … Read More