Like many festivals, this year marked a long anticipated return for Dekmantel and it feels safe to say they pulled out all the stops. From the off, it was clash central and although this wasn’t by any stretch a bad problem to have, when you looked at that festival timetable the fomo was through the
Ahead of this weekend’s Body Movements, Michelle Manetti gets us in the mood with their ”Gay Dreams, they can come true’ mix. It will be a guaranteed hands in the air, house education hour from the London mainstay. Set to play BM, Field Maneuvers, High Hoops MCR Pride party, Waterworks and more, Michelle is one
Longstanding love-in, High Hoops has been pushing all inclusive and musically eclectic late night raves in Manchester for the last six years. Bringing in the likes of Eris Drew, Powder and DJ Sprinkles to the city, the residents and co-founders Robbie and Marcos have a natural born love for all things electronic and all things
Described as one of the most sophisticated electronic music records, John Beltran’s seminal album ‘Ten Days Of Blue’ was originally released in 1996 and is still considered a masterpiece to this day. The album is filled with delicate, dreamy textures and romance. It’s John’s signature style and something I’m completely drawn to – his music
Yanis Koudjo, aka Dr Dubplate, has an affinity for BIG TUNES. A enviable record collection and a musical education gained working in London institution Plastic People (RIP), which his Dad ran for a period of time, UK club culture is a family affair for him. Gaining recognition during 2020’s lockdown for his output of garage
Nihilism permeated the fresh mountain air at Vancouver’s New Forms Festival, which capped its 20th year at the end of September. Those who came to Beautiful British Columbia, as the province’s license plates self-proclaim, expecting the breezy grooves of lo-fi house that briefly christened this coast the Canadian Riviera in the mid-2010s would leave disappointed.