Category Garage

Nextup: Finn- Keep Calling (Fallow’s Keep Ballin’ Remix)

Local Action boy Finn making arguably his first swipe at recognisability outside of boxed and blog-grime circles with the ‘Finn Remixed’ EP out now. Featuring two remixes (the other seeing DJ Q on bassline tip) of his jerky party classic ‘Keep Calling’ as well as re-works of ‘My My’ and ‘Only Boy’, the producers deliberately weren’t given […]

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: The B15 Project feat. Mr Vegas- Birmingham Crew

Brummie garage crew The B15 Project with the UKG banger ‘Birmingham Crew’. Impossible to go wrong with a dextrous, skittering ragga vocal from Mr. Vegas over a beefy speed garage backing. Apparently only pressed to white label initially, but now available on iTunes under the title of ‘Mr Vegas– Western End (B15 Project Birmingham Crew […]

Throwback: Johnick – Play the World

One of the lesser appreciated tracks of 1995 is this effort from Johnny ‘D’ Mairo and Nicholas Palermo – ‘Play the World’. Moving inbetween 4/4 house and characteristic speed garage percussion shuffles, ‘Play the World’ plays upon tried and tested concepts, but maximises their potential: a smooth bassline, euphoric chords and that mandatory bongo breakdown. […]

Events worth leaving the house for: 22nd – 31st January (end of exams special)

January can be a bit dry with the holiday season hangover keeping people locked inside, and you may also have exams to be worrying about. Exams however, mean end of exam parties and that means their are some amazing nights to get yourself down to across the city. The end of this month is absolutely […]

Events worth leaving the house for: December (Manchester)

The winters are setting in but that doesn’t mean Manchester is winding down. On the contrary, it’s winding up to New Years. The final month of the year sees a lot of techno for the Rainy City – perfect music to stomp your troubles away/get warmed up with showers of disco, house, funk and afrobeat. […]

Events worth leaving the house for: 1st – 7th December

Winter is here and whether we like it or not, the festive season is upon us. Term is also quickly drawing to a close which means deadlines reign supreme and a lot of the big heads in Manchester are gearing up for NYE. As ever though, there’s no shortage of quality nights to get yourself […]