Tag Archives: Kim Kahan

Interview: Mala

Ten years ago, Mala (AKA Mark Lawrence) set up legendary dubstep label DMZ, a moniker of his production outfit Digital Mystikz with his high-school friend Coki, alongside Loefah (known widely for bass label Swamp81) and Sgt. Pokes. It happened by accident, as Big Apple Records shut down just after Digital Mystikz’s first release on the label and their first club night […]

Throwback event: High Hoops presents DJ Sprinkles

15th May, The Roadhouse 7/10 DJ Sprinkles has obtained cult status recently, her name appearing regularly on underground Facebook music groups with her mixes being assessed and re-assessed by ‘heads’ all over the country (and elsewhere). The Manchester scene erupted upon the news that Sprinkles had been booked by newcomers High Hoops and tickets shifted rapidly. […]

Nextup event: Gottwood Festival 2015 tips

Gottwood returns to the picturesque woodland in Anglesey for the sixth time, with a stellar lineup including MCDE, Andrew Ashong, Move D, Hunee and Marcellus Pittmann. The boutique festival welcomes around 4000 revellers to its heart, featuring some of the best underground electronic acts and a variety of eclectic, amazing artworks, dazzling dancers, fantastic sculptures, creative projections and visuals, […]

Throwback event: Selective Hearing presents Robert Hood and Sunil Sharpe

Venue: ‘Secret Warehouse in Salford…’ Date: 24th April 2015 Rating: 8.5/10 The spate of ‘secret warehouse parties’ continued with this techno blinder on Saturday, bringing Manchester residents to a small warehouse outside the city centre. After Robert Hood’s visit was postponed in January, Manchester was crying out for the godfather of techno to pay a […]

Throwback event: RBMA presents Wax Works w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff, PRhyme, Krystal Klear

Red Bull Music Academy arrived to ‘take over the city’ on Thursday 16th, bringing with them a host of rising and established talent.  They masterminded various events around the city, including Skepta’s lecture at the Albert Hall, RBMA Radio alongside annual Record Store Day at the Soup Kitchen and Omar S at South Nightclub. On […]

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 […]

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’. […]