Author Archives: joshalport

Nextup: Pearson Sound – Lola

This one from Pearson Sound, released this week, has been made familiar to Hessle Audio followers well in advance of its appearance in the record shops. ‘Lola’ proved itself as a perfect mood-building tune in Pearson Sound’s Resident Advisor mix back in April, instantly recognisable by the producers’ distinct sound. It displays the signature percussive brilliance […]

Nextup: Joe – Maximum Busy Muscle

Joe’s releases are few and far between but are always met with as much positive conviction as the last. Perhaps with the recent news of his commitment to music as a full time career- we can expect a steadier stream of tunes from Hessle audio’s ‘secret weapon’. ‘Maximum Busy Muscle’ from the B side of […]

Event: Heavy Rain – Squarehead & South Royston

Heavy Rain maintains its status as being amongst the most commended nights out in Manchester.  In September we saw a great party with Wen and Funk Butcher to start off the season; met by another great line up last week, packed full of house. Joshua Brooks is the typical setting for Heavy Rain events, and […]

Throwback: Loleatta Holloway – Hit and Run (Walter Gibbons 12″ Remix)

Walter Gibbons set an early milestone for the relationship between disco and DJ’ing with this 12”. But despite ‘Hit and Run’ not being his most commercially prolific remix; it will continue to be looked back on as a game changing influence to the house and nu-disco genres. Following on from the original release in December […]