Category Manchester

Throwback event: WHP X MIF Day & Night

Where to start with The Warehouse Project? For the past 10years Manchester has witnessed the birth of one the country’s biggest dance music event institutions – barer of plaudits but also a fair amount of controversy. Regardless, it has become the focal point of Manchester’s clubbing scene and the driving force behind the big room […]

Throwback: Quando Quango – Love Tempo

What better way to celebrate Manchester’s music history by sticking this beauty on? ‘Love Tempo’ went on to become Quando Quango’s anthem record and could be argued the inspiration to the rise of Chicago House in the late 80’s. First released in 1983 on Factory Records, just after the opening of the world famous Haçienda […]

Event Preview: Meat Free presents Xosar

If there’s one thing I can be certain of, its that Meat Free know how throw a proper party. From the time they brought Ben Sims to town and he absolutely killed it, to their resident parties which are friendly on the wallet and always big on quality music, you can guarantee that getting down […]

Throwback event: RBMA presents Wax Works w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff, PRhyme, Krystal Klear

Red Bull Music Academy arrived to ‘take over the city’ on Thursday 16th, bringing with them a host of rising and established talent.  They masterminded various events around the city, including Skepta’s lecture at the Albert Hall, RBMA Radio alongside annual Record Store Day at the Soup Kitchen and Omar S at South Nightclub. On […]

Throwback: Last Magpie – Club Whore

Last Magpie is an intriguing producer as much of his work over the past few years borders on eclectic and exploratory and yet it never quite reaches that level. Instead the distinct US Garage influences he often draws from keep his music rather light and accessible. There is no doubt that nestled within his body […]

Interview: DJ Pierre for Connie’s Acid House Party

We caught up with DJ Pierre ahead of his performance for Connie’s Acid House Party at Joshua Brooks for an exclusive interview…

Throwback: Truss – Osbasten

Truss has been my man of the moment and I’ve been pouring over his releases ever since I saw him last Friday night when Transmission Funk took over the Joshua Brooks basement. They brought Truss, Clouds and a host of others, who delivered a night of thumping, unrelenting techno that almost seemed too gritty for that much beloved basement and […]