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Introducing: Pete Melba (Up North)

We chat to Pete Melba of Up North in the lead up to his first event at Wire with Markus Sommer and Felix Kluge.   The name of your night is quite striking. We just do it better Up North really, don’t we? Where are you from originally? Do you think there is something particular about […]

Wire launches mix series with Idle Hands’ Chris Farrell

Ahead of his show for Small Talk with fellow Bristolian Shanti Celeste in October, Chris Farrell has recorded hopefully the first of many Wire Mixes. We think that Chris is one of the most important figures of the UK underground. As Idle Hands reaches its tenth year of establishment (a huge feat for any business, […]

A chat with…TC80

The minimal tech house scene is notorious for being the seat of nonchalant dancing, male dominated clubs and general hedonistic mischief. There’s something in its meatiness and sleaziness that seems far removed from the queerness of early styles of house, and its uber-repetitive, trance-like effects often seem like the symptom of disinterest and conceptual bankruptcy. But one mustn’t […]

Influences: James from Amoss

In a few weeks, Central Beatz assemble their usual posse of DnB heads for their annual fundraiser, the Link Up. This year, they are raising money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Vying to win your hearts and spare cash is hot DnB producing duo Amoss from London. They are signed to the highly regarded […]

Production Line: Bobby O’Donnell

Production Line asks the expert music makers who pass through our club to reveal the tracks instrumental in influencing the early stages of their creative process. Next up is Mint Club and System resident Bobby O’Donnell, who will be headlining WhyNot?’s 2nd Birthday party tomorrow. The Blackpool man has released on Fred P’s Soul People Music and Mosaic, the label […]

Introducing: Time Trip

From across time and space (well, Newcastle in 2018 to be specific) comes a new event looking to bring a complete clubbing experience to subterranean Call Lane. Time Trip are channelling the essence of dance floors from the earliest rhythms of primitive man to gargantuan raves of the present day, serving up a cosmos of sound and vision with each […]

The Best of 3am Recordings with label boss Al Bradley

This weekend, Subterranea bring Moodymanc and Al Bradley to Wire to celebrate the birthday of the 3am Recordings label, set up by Bradley in 2003. The label formed part of the wave of UK tech house being pumped out at the time, championing uncompromising club music sound made for starting the party, and keeping it […]

Many Happy Returns: WhyNot? 2nd Birthday

We chat to Phoebe Karis, resident and founder of WhyNot? on the cusp of their second birthday party at Wire, looking back at the highlights of their campaign so far.   What has been your wildest party? “That would have to be our launch party at Wire Club back in 2016! Wow, even saying that […]

In The Bag: Nail

Ahead of his show for Schwein this weekend, we spoke to UK house legend and unsung hero Nail about the highlights of his record collection.   First record ever bought? “I’m going to be honest – The first record I ever bought with my own money was actually Dire Straits’ “Brothers In Arms” LP from […]