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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 […]

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…

Mix: Roots Before Branches (free download)

Roots Before Branches (RBB) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, so resident DJ, Tom S, explained a little about how to run a clubnight and the scene in Manchester during the night’s inception, 10 years ago. “The ethos was simple – it was about showcasing music that we were into. Inspiration was taken from great nights such […]

Podcast: NT1 – DJ Jazzy Babs

The first instalment in our new podcast series showcasing the best local talent features DJ Jazzy Babs, AKA Jack Tomson. Renowned crate-digger, following in the footsteps of Manchester’s finest Jon K and resident DJ at Hi Ku Manchester, he’s built up a solid reputation on the club scene. Past appearances have seen him supporting the likes of […]

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 […]

Nextup clubnight: Hairbrain presents The Glimmers

Hairbrain have an impeccable track record. Their events are sporadic but always of the highest calibre – take their last guests, Scottish duo Optimo – where every punter leaves with a smile and the feeling they’ve been part of something special. One of their first guests was HudMo himself, gracing the tiny confines of Saki Bar. […]

Nextup feature: Future Sound of Mzansi

Future Sounds of Mzansi explores the exploding electronic music scene in post-apartheid South Africa, through the eyes of rapper/producer Spoek Mathambo (Nthato Mokgata).
Features an exclusive mix by Oh Bacchanal.