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London…on a regular

London is a metamorphosing entity, continually in flux and completely mutable. Like every scene, whether it be restaurants, bars and shops, things change. Something might be there one day, and gone the next, and the London clubbing scene is no different. In the last ten years things have obviously mutated, …



News: Studio 338 ‘Welcome to the Terrace’

We realise that London has one of the most unique, exciting and eclectic nightlife scenes in the world and we love it. However, there are moments where we cry out for something new, and the recession hasn’t really helped the clubbing scene. In steps new venue, and apparently the largest  …



From Oslo to London

My Old Dear (bless her soul) tells me that food used to be a staple feature of nightclubs in London. Saying this, she was a dancehall queen, so I’m not entirely sure if it ever was a custom in clubs that don’t play Jamaican music. But all the same, the …


Rob Luis

Tru Thoughts 15th Birthday!

Happy birthday Tru Thoughts! On Saturday 22nd February, Brighton-based record label Tru Thoughts will be having their 15th (great innings there, my son!) birthday party at KOKO — merely the first in a series of celebrations planned for 2014. At this party in particular, recent label signees Harleighblu



Review: We Love @ Control, Leeds 29/11/13

Hasn’t Control’s first few months gone down well? So far, the Leeds club has witnessed around 70,000 clued in clubbers descend on the venue since September and seen some of the major players in our industry spin on the illustrious stage. This weekend saw the collaboration between Ibiza’s best …



Live Review: Boddika @ Egg

Tonight is the jewel in the crown of EGG’s Halloween program  – a party that sees Non Plus boss Boddika play with Italian pair Clockwork and Hot Flush’s techno boys Dense & Pika. It’s been a great year for EGG, what with turning ten in some style with a series …



Review: Connected 8th Birthday

There have been many changes to the London clubbing landscape over the last eight years, with trends coming and going as often as the clubs themselves. Always managing to weather the storm though has been Connected, which has offered on point house and techno guests in a range of great …



Review: Club to Catwalk – London Fashion in the 1980s

The enduring influence of the 1980s is not only visible in the politics of Westminster but also in the bold, exciting fashions currently on display at the V&A’s ‘Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s’. The exhibition showcases the sheer variety of British sartorial styles that arose and evolved …



Preview: WHP 2013

Manchester super-rave, The Warehouse Project, kicked off this weekend with the first of a full three months worth of events from a lineup so extensive that if your favourite DJ hasn’t been booked, they probably shouldn’t be your favourite DJ.

The 2013 season opened with Swedish House Mafia’s Axwell …



Review: Pacha London

If you really want to get a feel for the current state of contemporary electronic music, you need only cast a cursory eye over Pacha London’s line-ups. The iconic Ibiza institution is now very much considered a global clubbing ‘brand’, but it’s their dedication to ‘underground’ sounds that’s seen their …