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This Weekend: Warm with Optimo all night long

This weekend, London’s favourite underground nightclub of the moment will see Optimo take to the decks all night long. Since forming nearly 25 years ago the duo have garnered a fiercely loyal following that always guarantees an up-for-it crowd. If you don’t know the Glasgow lads yet, here’s their biog: When Keith McIvor (AKA Twitch) […]

This weekend: Drumcode 15 Years

Adam Beyer’s Drumcode celebrates its 15th birthday this Saturday. The Swedish techno label has released material by some of the industry’s biggest names over the years, including Thomas Krome, Christian Smith, Cari Lekebusch and Marco Carola. They’re pulling out all the stops for this special anniversary – not only has Adam Beyer hand-picked a selection […]

This weekend: Warm 12th birthday with Dixon all night long

This Saturday Warm celebrate their 12th birthday with a very special guest indeed: DJ, producer, remixer and head of Innervisions label Dixon will be playing an 8 hour set, the first time he plays a set of this length in London. Berlin-based Dixon has been busy this summer touring the soundtrack for The Cabinet of […]

This weekend: AphroDisiax presents Osunlade

Production and DJ duo AphroDisiax (aka Gavin Peters and Sy Sez) are relative newcomers to the dance music scene having only formed in 2007, however their clearly defined sound, influenced by gospel, soul and Afro house, has led to remixes for Roland Clarke and collaborations with Afronaut. This Saturday they launch a new bi-monthly club […]

Red Bull Revolutions In Sound

Here’s a non-touristy reason to visit the London Eye – the Red Bull Music Academy is taking over each of its 30 capsules on Thursday 13th of October with a host of hugely influential DJs and live acts. The event, called Revolutions in Sound, marks the end of RBMA’s global tour, right before the start […]

This Weekend: Rebel Rave and The Nothing Special at Fabric

From Music Editor at Dazed & Confused to A&R man at City Rockers, a label largely responsible for the electroclash scene, to founding Crosstown Rebels and then taking his mischievous debauchery on the road alongside labelmates Seth Troxler and Art Department. All this plus his eclectic Lazpods, where he plays both the weird and the […]

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