Category nextups and throwbacks

Nextup 2016: Brooklyn & Beyond – ones to watch

Brooklyn & Beyond picked their top five artists for 2016. Here’s what they had to say… “The Brooklyn & Beyond parties started early last year, ‘Brooklyn’ represents the rawness and diversity that the city has, which is a major influence for the party. Our first guest that played for us at our adopted home, Soup Kitchen […]

Nextups and throwbacks: Hold Tight

Hold Tight is a new club night aimed at offering an innovative clubbing experience. The night was inspired by boutique festivals which offer great music but combine this with visuals and art installations. This emphasis on ‘not just music’ is something that Hold Tight aims to bring to Manchester’s clubbing scene. The Hold Tight Collective, comprising of artists, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Nextups and throwbacks: Below the Surface

‘Lost In Space’ is a project between Below the Surface and Troupe records, centred around the booking of big acts in quality, medium sized venues with good sound and good people. The music policy encompasses everything, from jazz, house to techno, disco and garage, with the series running for five shows, from September – June. Below the Surface selected […]

Nextups and throwbacks: Rubric

Rubric are new onto the Manchester techno scene, bringing top-draw names to small spaces. They picked their top five throwbacks and nextups ahead of their show with Diego Krause in October.