Category Soul

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 […]

Nextups and Throwbacks: So Flute

So Flute move to their new home The Ruby Lounge this weekend, after their residency at the Roadhouse came to an end in May. We spoke to Yadava about the old songs which defined the Roadhouse era and the new songs which will be heard at The Ruby Lounge… Tell us your top five throwbacks – tracks […]

Events worth leaving the house for: April

As the dust from a mammoth Easter weekend settles, we take a look at the best events happening in Manchester this month. Featuring the likes of 1-800 Dinosaur, Ron Morelli, Alexander Nut, Robert Hood and Omar S. The Red Bull Music Academy Tour hits Manchester from 16th – 18th April, you can  find a separate feature on […]

Nextup event: RBMA tour ft. Omar S, Derrick May, JME, Skepta, Mount Kimbie

The annual Red Bull Music Academy Tour hits Manchester from 16th – 19th April this year, bringing the likes of Omar S, Derrick May and JME to the rainy city for a weekend of debauchery and musical happenings, from movers, shakers and risers. From the lecture with grime legend Skepta – moved to The Albert Hall […]

Events worth leaving the house for: March

Spring has sprung! Or it will be springing, at the end of the month. And what a month it is, with more events than you can shake a well-tuned stick at. Once again like we did last month, the events will be organised into rough genres, with sections for house, techno, grime/bass, disco and ‘other’. […]

Throwback event: Fever 105 2nd w/ Al Kent

Fever 105 celebrated their big 2nd birthday by inviting Glasgow’s Al Kent to The Roadhouse for a stripped back “family and friends” party. A stalwart of the disco scene since before most of us were born, the Million Dollar Disco boss is well regarded for his vast collection of rare disco cuts, quality edits and […]

Throwback: Candi Staton – When you wake up tomorrow

With her first release coming in 1970, Candi Staton has been in the game for twice as long as I’ve been alive, and she’s still going strong. Mostly known for her epic contribution to the genres of gospel and soul, her music at times crosses over into the worlds of disco and RnB. It may […]