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Culture Talks… Gilles Peterson’s Future Bubblers, with Amy Frenchum

Gilles Peterson and his Brownswood imprint continues to support budding musicians across the UK with The Future Bubblers scheme as we see it enter it’s second year of running. With applications closing on Friday 19th August, this is your chance to give your productions, music, and ideas the exposure they deserve. We spoke to Amy […]

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Culture Talks… Mister Saturday Night

For this month’s edition of ‘Culture Talks’, we have Brooklyn based duo Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin, founders of the Mister Saturday Night parties and record label. Getting together in 2009, they both set out to create more than just a night, focusing on creating an experience that’s truly original and engaging. We found a quiet […]

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Culture Talks… Happa

This month we caught up with Leeds based producer, Samir Alikhanizadeh aka ‘Happa‘, fresh off the back of his latest release, ‘Pt 2 EP’, and his recent ‘Against The Clock’ with FACT.  Emerging onto the scene back in 2012, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Samir has been around forever, and through his experimental productions and refreshing […]

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Culture Talks… Mickey Smith, founder of South London Soul Train and CLF Arts Cafe

We caught up with Mickey Smith, founder of the CLF art cafe and South London Soul Train to find out a little more about the journey toward making one of the most enjoyable and welcoming nights in the capital. To start us off, could you give a little background about yourself and what you do […]

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Culture Talks… NØRD

Last weekend we were kindly invited down to NØRD’s third event down at Wire, as they hosted the Money $ex crew aka Max Graef & Glenn Astro. With so many new nights, events and bars opening up in Leeds in recent times there has been some competition for some of the tenured venues to stay on top of […]

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Culture Talks… Rose Records with Luvless, Martin Hayes, M.ono, Lars & Eva

This month we caught up with the Rose Records crew, hailing from Leipzig, who all took time out of their busy schedules to have a chat. Individually as producers, and collectively as a label they have been putting out some of the best house records of the past couple of years. From disco inspired groovers, to jazz-tinged […]

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Culture Talks… VinylAddicted

This month we sat down with Greek record collecting extraordinaire VinylAddicted. We touched on everything from his early digging days, compilation albums, his thoughts on the music industry and of course his love for acetate.  Lets start off as usual with a bit about yourself and your background Thanks for having me! I’m Akis and I hail from […]

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Culture Talks… Junktion

For the third instalment of Culture Talks… we caught up with Dutch designer, DJ and producer Hans Peeman aka Junktion. It has been a busy year for Hans, already releasing EP’s through Sleazy Beats, Rose Records and Razor N Tape. We managed to catch him in between his busy schedule and talk everything from hardware, venues, side project Fouk, and […]

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Culture Talks… Spacedust Records

When you think of disco, house and funk Canada isn’t usually the first place that springs to mind. However the guys at Spacedust Records are making it happen in Toronto. Brought together from different backgrounds through their mutual love of music, they have been hosting a string of parties in the city for over two […]

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Culture Talks… CHUD Records, and the chaps making it happen

Leeds has always been able to hold its own as one of the few northern outposts for new music. With the city’s ever-growing fresh faced student population nesting itself in healthy numbers to the north of the city, there’s never a shortage of new projects springing from ‘6-to-a-house’ Hyde park and its surrounding cobbles. Of course, for […]