Category Soul

A conversation with … Red Light Radio

Nextup Throwback sits down for a chat with Red Light Radio’s Stage Manager and recently-turned monthly resident, Lieneke Wielhouwer, to discuss the challenge of programming for such a diverse station, finding untouched venues for the next event and the best record stores in the Netherlands. NT: So how long have you been a part of Red Light Radio? […]

Soundwave’s first tide of artists

Croatian festival, Soundwave, today announced its first acts for 2017, including Josey Rebelle, Gilles Peterson and the legendary, Roy Ayers. Now in its ninth edition, Soundwave is one of the longest-running Croatian festivals and as had ample time to build up a core of friendly followers, who return year after year to experience one of […]

Manchester listings: September

Zutekh presents Pearson Sound (all night long) 4 Sep | Soup Kitchen | £12.50 It’s been two years since the last time Pearson Sound made the trip up north to do an all-night set at the infamous basement. Last time, he requested all the lights off and the venue near pitch-black, a la most techno […]

Reform Radio: Nextup Throwback

Reform Radio invited us into their station at Old Granada Studios to do a takeover show on the last Tuesday of May. Our editor, Kim and one of the writers, Calum Carey went along to chat and play some tracks. The 3-5pm slot is full of tunes which are great to put on in the […]

Ruffy talks: Digging

OK, so record digging has been around for a while. One key aspect of DJ culture is the concept of collecting. Humans love collecting things, right? Stamps, autographs, priceless works of art, ceramic frogs, you name it. Records are just another thing for us nerdy boys to get excited about collecting and there are a […]

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: Inside Out

Ten influential tracks from Inside Out, featuring a plethora of genres and artists inc. Nohelani Cypriano, Michael Henderson & Begin.