Tag Archives: techno

Introducing: Timing

Club goers and dance music fans have a unique relationship with time. In a way, our aim is to completely overturn the conventions of day and night. We live nocturnally and underground, compelled by darkness and artificial light. The repetitive music and hypnotic atmosphere melt the hours away, and reject the rigid ticking of the clock. But, at the […]

Influences: Perc

In this new feature for the Wire blog, we ask our visiting DJs to reveal a few of their formative tracks. Tomorrow night (9th May 2017), Blink are bringing contemporary techno legend Perc for what will be one of the toughest midweek sessions the club has ever seen. Ali Wells has been releasing music for […]

A chat with…Minor Science

The UK underground dance music zeitgeist is soundtracked by the post-dubstep techno sound of London. It is bass-heavy, beautifully produced and often mind bending music, constructed from killer breaks and abstract sounds. Labels such as The Trilogy Tapes and Whities are leading this movement. Both are immaculately presented, placing art and fashion on level with their fresh-sounding […]

A chat with…Finn Johannsen

The next instalment of Acetate will once again exhibit selectors of world class calibre. David Kennedy aka Pearson Sound, who organises the night, errs towards the DJs who dedicate their time to collecting music, infrequently booking those who attempt to spin plates and produce music at the same time. The DJs’ heightened awareness of the vinyl record landscape seems […]

A chat with Martyn

If you think about figures of prominence in electronic music over the past 20 years, Martijn Deijkers should be among them. From cutting his teeth as a drum & bass DJ in Holland, to pioneering dubstep in the noughties, to residing with Ostgut Ton, Martyn has always been at the forefront of the scene. What makes his music distinctive […]

A chat with DJ Stingray

It’s an exciting prospect when one of Leeds’ old firm promoters approaches the new kids to put on an event. And that’s exactly what has happened in the last few weeks. Future Daze, headed up by Simon Scott who orchestrates the Dimensions, Outlook and Sub Dub events, are collaborating with Super Hexagon, one Leeds’ newest and most innovative […]