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Preview: CTM Festival

CTM Festival is a boundary-pushing A/V festival; with unique collaborations, music and more…

Soundwave’s first tide of artists

Croatian festival, Soundwave, today announced its first acts for 2017, including Josey Rebelle, Gilles Peterson and the legendary, Roy Ayers. Now in its ninth edition, Soundwave is one of the longest-running Croatian festivals and as had ample time to build up a core of friendly followers, who return year after year to experience one of […]

Eventerview: Jay L

We spoke to Jay L, guesting at the next Beyond a Rhythm with Frits Wentink and Rikki Humphrey, about his new label, Deep Street and his collaboration with popular mix site, Libramix. You’ve recently launched Deep Street records with longtime collaborator Andy Mac. How has your working relationship developed throughout the years you have been working […]

Eventerview: Natural Sciences

We interviewed Natural Sciences label boss, Alex Hall, ahead of his second label night on Friday. He talked us through the lineup, brought up the whole dolphin thing and provided us with this exclusive mix. Who are/is Natural Sciences?  NS is a label run out of my flat in central Manchester.  The idea is to release […]

Manchester listings: September

Zutekh presents Pearson Sound (all night long) 4 Sep | Soup Kitchen | £12.50 It’s been two years since the last time Pearson Sound made the trip up north to do an all-night set at the infamous basement. Last time, he requested all the lights off and the venue near pitch-black, a la most techno […]

Wet Play: a potted history

Tales of debauchery, picnics and nuclear reactors… a short story of one of Manchester’s legendary nights by its members…

High Hoops: Honey Dijon and O’Flynn

We had approx. one week to design and implement an installation for the High Hoops night with Honey Dijon. We took the opportunity to work with High Hoops as they’re really sound guys and Islington Mill has been on our hitlist since we started Hold Tight – it’s a hugely respected venue and home to […]