Category World

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 […]

Interview: Les Yeux Orange

Les Yeux Orange started early 2013, when Noctambulo and Humangigz teamed up to share their passion of electronic music with the world. Long time record collectors and DJs, both based in Paris, they started off by uploading electronic music on their inexhaustible YouTube channel and sharing podcasts by DJs such as Willie Burns, Intergalactic Gary […]

Contours chats: drums

Contours impressed us so much with his live drumming at a recent Banana Hill event that we felt compelled to find out more. The obvious enthusiasm with which he plays and the crowd’s ecstatic reaction as he brought out his Egyptian drum in the middle of Thris Trian‘s set helped to make the night one of the […]

Ruffy talks: Top five digs of 2015

…my list doesn’t even contain any records that were made this year, because while 2015 was pretty good for music, my top five purchases of this year were all made at least 20 years previously and they all shit on anything put out in the last 12 months…