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Duke Dumont @ Canal Mills Leeds – 27th September 2014

Duke Dumont @ Canal Mills Leeds – 27th September 2014

Duke Dumont will be headlining the new season opening party at my favorite venue, Canal Mills this September 27th. Karma Kid, B-Traits, Friend Within,  Gotsome, Arkive and more will be joining him in what looks like the biggest line-up in a Leeds warehouse ever. House music, no messing about. Some tunes to get you into the...



Beacons Festival 2014: The Complete Must Do List

Beacons Festival 2014: The Complete Must Do List

Beacons Festival, the most anticipated outdoor arts and music festival this side of the UK is back this August. And boasting an ever expanding offering, covering an even bigger area of Helsaker Farm in Skipton, North Yorkshire, it can be quite hard to pick out a list of things you absolutely cannot miss. Luckily we’re...



Marcel Dettmann

Marcel Dettmann

One of Ostgut Ton‘s biggest techno exports - Marcel Dettmann is making an appearance in Leeds with Surgeon again this 31st of May at Warehouse with a 3 hour set. Last time Dettmann shared the bill with Surgeon in Leeds was about 2 years ago. Be prepared to immerse yourself in total hypnotic beats. I really enjoy Dettmann’s style...



Ben UFO x Joy Orbison x Ben Klock x Gerd Janson @ Canal Mills Leeds 5th Oct

Ben UFO x Joy Orbison x Ben Klock x Gerd Janson @ Canal Mills Leeds 5th Oct

Big news folks. If you’re up in Leeds this weekend, be sure to catch Joy O, Berghain’s techno massive Ben Klock, Hessle Audio don, Ben UFO and Gerd Janson at Canal Mills! This is going to be big! House, techno and disco house vibes. I’m especially looking forward to Ben Klock, techno in exactly my kinda...



Beacons Festival 2013: Our Personal Highlights List

Beacons Festival 2013: Our Personal Highlights List

It’s that time again – festival season. Field Day just ended a couple weeks back, Glasto just opened it’s doors this afternoon, and what are we looking forward to? T In The Park?  Are you fucking havin a laugh? It’s gotta be Beacons Festival, mate. Last year’s experience was a blast and we’re super psyched...



Live At Leeds 2013: What To Expect

Live At Leeds 2013: What To Expect

So we’re pretty excited about Live At Leeds hitting the city come May 3rd-6th this year. And I’ll tell you why. 1) Savages. are. playing. Enough said. 2) Awesome venues across Leeds, favorites are the now newly refurbished Nation of Shopkeepers. Brudenell is always alot of fun and then there’s Trinity Church, next to the newly opened...



Marcel Fengler (Ostgut Ton / Berghain)

Marcel Fengler (Ostgut Ton / Berghain)

I have always been fascinated, obsessed almost dependent on german techno –  especially the kind that almost visualizes the grittiness of urban landscape and how man reacts, adapts, interacts with his surroundings. This urban landscape, man-made, concrete and steel crevices in between buildings and walls pulsating with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of modern living. I’m...



Exclusive Preview: Phlegm @ Canal Mills, Leeds

Exclusive Preview: Phlegm @ Canal Mills, Leeds

So we got invited to the exclusive preview of world renowned muralist Phlegm‘s new murals that have just been completed at Canal Mills. What better person to review this than the amazing Joy G, aka Morbid (also going  by the moniker Cbloxx.) As the art director for Leeds’ independent film festival No/Gloss, an established commissioned graffiti artist herself...



Maya Jane Coles

Maya Jane Coles

Just as I thought it was going to be a quiet Easter weekend, we got this through the inbox: Maya Jane Coles. In Leeds. With Joy Orbison. Fuck. Yeah I know she’s played in Leeds many times but I have never got the opportunity to go see her. Finally, the time has come. For those of...



PREVIEW: Simian Mobile Disco x Julio Bashmore x Tensnake @ Canal Mills Leeds

PREVIEW: Simian Mobile Disco x Julio Bashmore x Tensnake @ Canal Mills Leeds

Can you smell that in the air? I’m not talking about the smell of damp, and the wet and the cold. I’m talking about the smell of a great party, there is that scent of expectation hanging in the air in Leeds city centre. Because in about 48 hours time, all those work hours of...



Super Luxury Tape Release + Party

Super Luxury Tape Release + Party

Leeds’ noize boiz, Super Luxury have a debut tape release coming out on the 29th of September, thanks to Chris from the band for reminding me about this one. I didn’t get much info from him about the actual tape, but my guess is that it is looking like a 3 track self-release (please correct...