Category Afrobeat

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 […]

Reform Radio: Nextup Throwback

Reform Radio invited us into their station at Old Granada Studios to do a takeover show on the last Tuesday of May. Our editor, Kim and one of the writers, Calum Carey went along to chat and play some tracks. The 3-5pm slot is full of tunes which are great to put on in the […]

Ruffy talks: Digging

OK, so record digging has been around for a while. One key aspect of DJ culture is the concept of collecting. Humans love collecting things, right? Stamps, autographs, priceless works of art, ceramic frogs, you name it. Records are just another thing for us nerdy boys to get excited about collecting and there are a […]

Nextups and throwbacks: Subterranean Sound Machine

Subterranean Sound Machine (SSM) is Kat, Ana, and Jack; a German/English/Irish DJ collective who play vinyl in various Manchester drinking establishments including Sandbar and Strange Brew in Chorlton.

Podcast: NT2 – Nick Kagame

With influences spanning the globe, the Manchester-based Londoner began his DJing career in now-defunct Fallowfield venue, The Corner, spinning dancehall and reggae for its excited student crowd. These days, his record bag contains everything from Omar s to Sarabi to Da Posse…

Nextup event: Field Maneuvers – seven unmissable acts

Field Maneuvers is an underground electronic music festival set somewhere in the countryside surrounding London (location TBA as of yet), now in its third year. The organisers have chosen to keep the capacity gloriously intimate at 650, but have managed yet again to draw in one of the the best lineups we’ve seen all summer. […]

Nextups and Throwbacks: So Flute

So Flute move to their new home The Ruby Lounge this weekend, after their residency at the Roadhouse came to an end in May. We spoke to Yadava about the old songs which defined the Roadhouse era and the new songs which will be heard at The Ruby Lounge… Tell us your top five throwbacks – tracks […]