Category Funk

Nextups and throwbacks: Stevie Wonderland

The first student-friendly disco night in Manchester, Stevie Wonderland hit the Manchester scene back in 2013 and has since hosted Marcel Vogel, Andrés and a roller disco. Despite flying in guests from around the world, Stevie Wonderland has always been focussed on getting the best DJs possible, so this includes some from nearer home as well. […]

Nextups and throwbacks: Dancers Wanted

A word from the founder, Ruf Dug: “Dancers Wanted was inspired by the desire to put on a simple club night, focused on the dancefloor, where I could invite my friends to Manchester to come and play in a really nice environment – the Soup Kitchen basement is tailor made for this sort of thing. […]

Interview: So Flute

So Flute is one of the few nights which is renowned amongst students and locals alike for good times and great tunes, drawn from a plethora of the residents’ knowledge and the occasional guest. Previous guests have included Andrew Ashong, Gilles Peterson and DJ Des Andres. The first party was held at the Roadhouse and continued to held […]

Throwback event: Fever 105 2nd w/ Al Kent

Fever 105 celebrated their big 2nd birthday by inviting Glasgow’s Al Kent to The Roadhouse for a stripped back “family and friends” party. A stalwart of the disco scene since before most of us were born, the Million Dollar Disco boss is well regarded for his vast collection of rare disco cuts, quality edits and […]

Throwback: Candi Staton – When you wake up tomorrow

With her first release coming in 1970, Candi Staton has been in the game for twice as long as I’ve been alive, and she’s still going strong. Mostly known for her epic contribution to the genres of gospel and soul, her music at times crosses over into the worlds of disco and RnB. It may […]

Events worth leaving the house for: February

February is here, normality has returned and that means that promoters can focus on churning out a huge selection of quality nights for you to get yourself down to this month. There’s a bit of something for everyone, no matter your musical taste, with the beginning of the month looking especially exciting. As usual the […]

Throwback: Pangaea – Space Odyssey

Exams are over. The jolly feeling of the festive season is melting away, and once again temperatures are plummeting. Deep into the most depressing of months and it’s time for a party with another chilly instalment of Winter Pangaea. Tickets have been like gold dust for the past week, rarer than Wu Tang‘s latest album, […]