Weasel Blog: News, Competitions, Interviews, Podcasts, Jammy’s Jams, New Releases Reviews, All This + Top Picks Of London & Manchester’s Nights Out ++

IN THE BLOG THIS WEEK:

NEWS:

  • Hideout Festival add a Wave of New Acts to the Bill.
  • Mute launch new record label Liberation Technologies
  • Shake It! to hold special intimate “extra” party on Sat 18th February…
  • Fabric to host new Monolake live audio-visual show
  • A Night With… announces stellar 2012 bookings
  • Ketoloco return to London’ Basing House for a Polar Party
  • Juan Atkins returns to R&S as Model 500

COMPETITIONS:

  • Win x2 VIP tickets (worth £45) to Stanton Sessions at Cable (inc entry, drinks, Q jump + VIP access)
  • Free glist for Leading Astray w/ Joel Mull (Drumcode, Truesoul) & Agaric (Ovum, We Are) up for grabs…!
  • Win free Glist to [Moh-Teef] Cable’s launch party at new sister venue ‘Relay’
  • Win Tickets to Cocoon Heroes w/ Cassy, Raresh, Tobi Neumann & Onur Ozer…
  • Win x2 Tickets to ‘House Legends’ w/ Kenny Dope, India (PA), Bobby&Steve, Jazzie B + More!

INTERVIEWS:

  • We chat to Agaric ahead of his set alongside pal Joel Mull at London’s ‘Leading Astray’ party

PODCASTS/MIXES/TRACKS:

  • Get your free Jus’ Ed Fabric mix tape here
  • Joel Mull – TRUESOUL vs DRUMCODE_DC RADIO061mix
  • Agaric – Clubberia Podcast 096
  • Maceo Plex guest mix on Carl Cox’s Global show

JAMMY’S JAMS:

  • Techno & clubbing addict Jammy brings you his weekly top 10 tracks, PLUS his mix of the week!

NEW RELEASES REVIEWS:

  • Locked Groove ‘Rooted’
  • The Mole ‘Love Is The Way’
  • Luke Solomon ‘Ultrasound (with remixes)’
  • Nitin ‘Latenightlife remixes (Brett Johnson, Subb-an…)’

++ ALL THIS + TOP PICKS OF LONDON & MANCHESTER’S NIGHTS OUT

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Catch up with this weeks music based news… We bring you the most up to date news from labels, venues, promoters to DJs and lots more!

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Hideout Festival add a Wave of New Acts to the Bill.

Proving to be one of the most sought after events of 2012, the hype building around Hideout … More >>>

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Mute launch new record label Liberation Technologies

One of the most revered imprints in the world has announced plans to set up a brand new outlet this … More >>>

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Shake It! to hold special intimate “extra” party on Sat 18th February…

Shake It’s 3rd Birthday is coming up on April the 5th, we are waiting with baited breath to see the … More >>>

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Fabric to host new Monolake live audio-visual show

Robert Henke, for those who are yet to be introduced, is something of a Steve Reich.  … More >>>

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A Night With… announces stellar 2012 bookings

As those who read regularly will already know, we followed these London parties w.  … More >>>

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Ketoloco return to London’ Basing House for a Polar Party

Ketoloco decided to return to its native Leeds to celebrate 5 years in existence, and for that reason have been   … More >>>

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Juan Atkins returns to R&S as Model 500

Call it a meeting of old school minds, or just a producer donning a much-loved (albeit usually collective guise)  … More >>>

 

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Win x2 VIP tickets (worth £45) to Stanton Sessions at Cable (inc entry, drinks, Q jump + VIP access)

Breaks music seems to be having a huge revival at the mo and so this event caught our …More >>>

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Free glist for Leading Astray w/ Joel Mull (Drumcode, Truesoul) & Agaric (Ovum, We Are) up for grabs…!

After an amazing start of 2012 at The Camp’s Basement, Leading Astray are back with another techno … More >>>

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Win free Glist to [Moh-Teef] Cable’s launch party at new sister venue ‘Relay’

Back in December we brought you the news that Cable were launching a new sister venue … More >>>

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Win Tickets to Cocoon Heroes w/ Cassy, Raresh, Tobi Neumann & Onur Ozer…

The twelfth Cocoon Ibiza season has now drawn to a close and once again they’ve written a new … More >>>

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Win x2 Tickets to ‘House Legends’ w/ Kenny Dope, India (PA), Bobby&Steve, Jazzie B + More!

Last week we gave you the news of a great house event coming to London on Saturday 3rd March at … More >>>

 

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We chat to Agaric ahead of his set alongside pal Joel Mull at London’s ‘Leading Astray’ party

Hello Patrik – thanks for taking the time to speak to us today… My pleasure! So how would … More >>>

 

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Get your free Jus’ Ed Fabric mixtape here

A chap who should need no introduction will playing the third soundsystem at Farringdon’s best …More >>>

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Agaric – Clubberia Podcast 096 by PullProxy

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Maceo Plex guest mix on Carl Cox’s Global show December 3 2011 by Maceo Plex / Maetrik

Self confessed follower of all things electronic, and nightlife addict Jammy brings you his Top 10 tunes that are rocking his world this week…

1) Chopstick – Birds (Liapin’s Rework)
2) Terje Bakke – Tango Orange
3) Phase – Subtext
4) Phase – Obscura A1
5) Kevin Saunderson – Bassline (Joris Voorn Mix 07)
6) Steve Bicknell – Untitled (Planetary Assault System remix)
7) Paul Ritch – Samba
 Maya Jane Coles – Sick Panda
9) Robert Hood – Chase
10) Joey Beltram – Energy Flash

 

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Latest reviews of releases coming your way!

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Locked Groove ‘Rooted’

Locked Groove / Rooted  Vinyl / Digital  Hotflush Recordings / Released January … More >>>

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The Mole ‘Love Is The Way’

The Mole / Love Is The Way Vinyl  Haunt Music / Released January 2012   What does … More >>>

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Luke Solomon ‘Ultrasound (with remixes)’

Luke Solomon / Ultrasound (with remixes) Vinyl / Digital  Fullbarr / Released January … More >>>

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Nitin ‘Latenightlife remixes (Brett Johnson, Subb-an…)’

Nitin / Latenightlife Remixes (Anthony Collins, Subb-an, Brett Johnson, Sexteto … More >>>

 


Our creams of the crop (in Alphabetical order…)

(Double) Trouble Vision.1 at Corsica Studios: Martyn, Kyle Hall, Dark Sky & More

Mister Saturday Night In London On A Friday Night at Plastic PeopleEamon Harkin, Justin Carter

Nature Or Nurture 3rd Birthday at Star of Bethnal Green:  The Pushamann, Hesseltime, Kitsch & Sync

No-Attitude at Nomad LondonEnzo Tedeschi, Marco Baldassarre, David De La Rua, Ryan Hunter, La Gosse

Playaz at fabric:  ROOM ONE - PLAYAZ: DJ Hype, Pascal, Goldie, Hazard, Sigma, MCs: IC3, Skibadee, Fats, AD, Funsta ROOM TWO - BUKEM IN SESSION: LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad, Fabio, Doc Scott ROOM THREE: KOKESHI

Playmoon at 7-9 Crucifix Lane:  Terje Bakke, Hado , Ken & Davy, Melli…

Real Roots Reggae Raggastep Ragga Roots and Rum at 3 Blind Mice: Sattamann (Real Roots), Jah Paulo (Real Roots), DJ Will Skillz, DJ, CARDBOARDBOSS , DJ Dub FUTURES aka ROSCO, DJ BOCO

Return To The Future at TBA – London: Maceo Plex, Robert James, FB Julian

Reviveher Residency Launch at Dalston Superstore: Thomas Bullock, Misha Hollenbach

Russ Yallop, Maxxi Soundsystem + More at The Nest: Russ Yallop (Crosstown Rebels), Maxxi Soundsystem, Casino Times, Caze Nove

Simmer present Chez Damier – 3hr set at Basing House: Chez Damier (Balance / Prescription), Richard Adam b2b Josh Silver

Spacestation at The Horse & Groom: James Pople, Alexander Parade, Rick Maia & Jordan Wade

Strange Behaviour with Giles Smith at ?Giles Smith, Maik Yells B2B Toni C, James Monday…

Uptownboogiedown January Sale at Fluid: Poussez, Jafar, Maxime, Cescau, Jesper Aubin, Allie Cook, Champs, Matt Seeney, Alena Arpels, Lil Dom

Wax’D at The Horse & Groom: Flori (secretsundaze, Quintessentials), Nick P Warren (Wax’d), Ben Start

 

Our creams of the crop (in Alphabetical order…)

Act Natural Free Entry at 93 Feet East: Glimpse (Planet E/Hypercolour/Crosstown Rebels) Dan Farserelli(Phobic/Deep.End) Archie Hamilton (Moscow Records/Rhythmatic) Cammille(Basing House) Liam Webb (Act Natural/Feast) Brad Brown (Act Natural) Jamie Ward (Act Natural/Feast)

Another Party – 2nd Birthday at Factory 7:  Dan Ghenacia (Freak ‘n’ Chic), James Manero…

Bread & Butter at Basing House: Redshape Live (Delsin – Present – Berlin), Jamma (B&B), Max(B&B), Felipe D & Luca (Nice1), Johnny Fiore (Carnival Records)

Dc7 & Angels Of Love Pres. Wow! at Egg: Joe T Vannelli, DJ Simi, Okain, Uto Karem, Supernova, Chase Buch, Gianni Scotto, Alex Vieira, Mauro Ferno and Mestivan, Manuel Morales..

(Double) Trouble Vision.2 at Corsica Studios: Âme, Deetron – Balance Release Party – & More

Drop at Vibe BarMatthew Bandy (Limestone), Brother Nick (Drop), Dj Dove (Drop)

Flinkmapingo at Visions Video Bar: Nat Self (Zombie Disco Squad, Made To Play, dirtyBird), SlothBoogie, Lou Madhu, Sharkleberry Fin

Krush at Hackney Downs Studios: Petre Inspirescu B2b Praslea, Nikos

Lemonade at The Nest:  The C90s, Blamma Blamma, Black Cherry (live), Duologue (live)

Move D & Floating Points at Plastic People: Move D & Floating Points

Mulletover January Sale 2012 at Netil HouseMichael Mayer ( Kompakt), Joy Orbison ( Doldrums / Aus / Hotflush ), Geddes ( Murmur ), Another Amit ( Man Make Music )

Onemore at Hearn Street Car Park: Lawrence (Cocoon) ~~LIVE~~, D’Julz (PokerFlat), Arnaud Le Texier (Safari Electronique), Antonio De Angelis aka Toni D (OneMore)

Quantize at TBA – East London: Alex Arnout [Hot Creations/ Dogmatik], Chris Stanford [Jaded], Tred Benedict &Kindlich [Spilt Milk], Tom Buxton & Wayne Smith

R&S Records Warehouse Party at TBA – East London: James Blake, Untold, Space Dimension Controller, The Chain and Klaus

Red Bull Music Academy presents Louche & Jaunt at Plan B: Julio Bashmore, Shonky, Midland, Braiden & Jane Fitz

Sammy Dee, Deniz Kurtel (Live) & 20:20 Vision at fabric: ROOM ONE: Craig Richards, Sammy Dee, Deniz Kurtel (live), Bruno Pronsato Presents Public Lover (live) ROOM TWO - 20:20 VISION: Ralph Lawson, Simon Baker, Julien Chaptal (live), Audiojack ROOM THREE: Terry Francis, Jus’ Ed

Scandalism presents: Alex Metric, The Magician at XOYO:  Alex Metric, The Magician, Mighty Mouse, Vision Of Trees LIVE, Ronika LIVE, Punks Jump Up

Talk Is Cheap at Cable LondonInland Knights, Olene Kadar (live), Lovebirds, Jedd Barry, Melvo Baptiste…

What If? at The Rhythm Factory: Kevin Griffiths (Tsuba/isst), MIKE & DAN COS (What If/Debauched), Lewis James & OLLIE KILLICK (Mutant Disco), CONNOR BENSON (Creche/What If) / Andy Luff (What If/Esoteric), CHAZ BEAZLI (What If)

Wolf Music presents: My Love Is Underground at Queen of Hoxton:  Jeremy Underground (Paris), Wolf Music, KRL, Medlar, Go Bang!

 

Our creams of the crop (in Alphabetical order…)

Creche – The Winter Big One at Ministry Of Sound Car ParkDerrick Carter, Dyed Soundorom (3 hours), Alexis Raphael, Cozzy D

Jaded at Cable London: Terje Bakke (Soulfooled / Be Chosen) / Avatism (Dumb Unit / Souvenir) / Raymundo Rodriguez, Outart (Moonharbour / OneMore) /Chris Stanford / NPD and Jack Doyle (Rejam)

Wetyourself at fabric: Wesley Razzy ( Rhythmatic), Unai Trotti (Cartuli’s Day), Cormac, Peter, Pixzel, Jacob Husley

 


Our creams of the crop (in Alphabetical order…)

Content @ Joshua Brooks: Daniel Bell, Eddie Leader, FraidSo, Rashid Khan

Hide&Seek002 @ Secret Manchester Location: Toyboy & Robin, Roskin, Sion, Karl Elliot b2b Tom Houghton

Soul:ution @ Band On The Wall: Dillinja, Marcus Intalex, Dub Phizix

 

Our creams of the crop (in Alphabetical order…)

Clown & Sunset @ Sound Control: Nicolas Jaar, Acid Pauli, Soul Keita, Scuba vs SCB Oli Hackett, Ed Norris, Damu
DJ Sneak @ Sankeys: DJ Sneak b2b Phil Weeks (3hrs), DJ W!ld, Bicep, Ellesse, Darius Syrossian
Limbo @ Joshua Brooks: Maxxi Soundsystem, H2, 5eighty6, Perry Louis



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