Category Manchester

Eventerview: Rhodan

Nick Howard, DJ and member of Sound Control night Lowdown and Dirty, which ended with an incendiary Dave Clarke party in 2015, has launched a new techno night, Rhodan, in the more intimate confines of the Whiskey Jar. We met up to discuss downsizing, the headache involved with choosing the right name, the benefits of […]

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…

Throwback event: Bohemian Grove presents Trus’Me and Space Afrika

Bohemian Grove are a much loved mainstay in Manchester’s underground scene. The heads most certainly turn out for what are always stellar bookings but[and] the vibe is downright charming from start to finish. Last Friday was no different when they brought in local boys Space Afrika to support another local, Trus’me, for a summertime shindig that […]

Manchester mixes: Flow Motion

Flow Motion are a DJ duo that curate and play at a series of house & techno events across a number of different venues in Manchester. Having started up back in February last year, they have since gone on to host Spektrum in Sankeys on a BuggedOut! bill with TEED and assemble their very own Parklife Festival Afterlife party. […]

Nextups and throwbacks: CULT

Booking one of our favourite producers to play in manchester is always a sure-fire way to feature on the site. Step forward CULT, which has booked Max Graef to appear at Primrose St later this month… “CULT represents the underground subculture of electronic dance music. It’s secretive and mysterious. It’s not something that will ever grace […]

Manchester mixes: Stone City

We spoke to Andrew, founder of DnB night 45 filters, about his new club night, Stone City, which launches on Friday with The Bug and Flowdan at Antwerp Mansion and how to control branching out from one club night to another. His first musical passion was Pendulum when he was about 14, which introduced him to the world […]

Ruffy talks: Spaces

The first instalment of a new Nextup Throwback column from highly regarded crate-digger, Ruf Dug, founder of Dancers Wanted. It will focus on a different, topical theme each month. Be it local Mancunian music news or something in the grander scheme of things, Ruffy will give the inside scoop on each topic. ‘Spaces’ focuses on the new clubbing venues which have […]