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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.. This week: Why bigger often doesn’t work in UK clubs, Pan-Pot Video Interview & Mix, In Session Brings Bedrock, Bugged Out, RWD Magazine, Mixmag Live, Lost and more to London, Remembering Kenny Hawkes, DJ Shadow added to The Warehouse Project’s autumn schedule, Steve Bug readies new album, Bugged Out Weekender Line Up.


  • Its your weekly chance to win tickets to top events in town + more.. This week:  Win Tickets to “We Love… Space” and


  • This week: Pan-Pot


  • This week’s latest music and label releases: No Dial Tone ‘About You (feat Djamila)’, Hand Plant ‘Gone Ghost’, CHOICE CUT- Logreybeam ‘Perhaps’, Farr Fest gets a big thumbs up…


  • This week’s podcasts: Masters At Work – Essential Mix, Redshape Live @ Breakfast Club, Boo Williams Live @ Dexagon, Phil Weeks Live @ Art Of Dark




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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!


Never mind the bollocks: Why bigger often doesn’t work in UK clubs

If anyone thought the UK’s musical summer couldn’t get any bigger than last year then they were … More >>>



Pan-Pot Video Interview & Mix

Pan-Pot are one of the hottest acts on the planet right now, their recent headline appearance at the … More >>>



Fire: In Session Brings Bedrock, Bugged Out, RWD Magazine, Mixmag Live, Lost and more to London.

Fire: In Session is a new series of high-profile events launching on September 15th featuring events … More >>>



In His Name – Remembering Kenny Hawkes

We at Plain and Simple would like to bring your attention to a blog post on the website of … More >>>



DJ Shadow added to The Warehouse Project’s autumn schedule

Guess who’s coming? Well, just your favourite DJ saviour, usin’ and confusin’ beats that ya never … More >>>



Steve Bug readies new album, ‘Noir’

It’s unclear how dark the latest LP from the Poker Flat Records’ bossman and all round European deep … More >>>



More additions to the Bugged Out Weekender Line Up.

Bugged Out have announced more names to the burgeoning 2013 bill, including Boys Noize, who will …More >>>


This week you have the chance to get your hands on:


Weekly chances to win tickets to a “We Love Space” event of your choice ALL season!

We Love… Is one of Ibiza’s longest standing and revered institutions. With over ten years of flying the flag  … More >>>


This week we speak to…


Pan-Pot Video Interview

Pan-Pot are one of the hottest acts on the planet right now, their recent headline appearance at the … More >>>


This week’s latest music and label releases…


No Dial Tone ‘About You (feat Djamila)’

No Dial Tone / About You (feat Djamila) Digital  The Classic Music Company / Released August … More >>>



Hand Plant ‘Gone Ghost’

Hand Plant / Gone Ghost Vinyl / Digital  Disco Bloodbath Recordings / Released August … More >>>



CHOICE CUT- Logreybeam ‘Perhaps’

CHOICE CUT Logreybeam / Perhaps CD / Digital  Muri Records / Released August … More >>>


farr fest

Farr Fest gets a big thumbs up…

Caroline Earles tells all about the boutique festival Farr… If you come into the woods tonight … More >>>



Anyone who uses Soundcloud will probably have heard of podcast king R_co and if you haven’t – where have you been?! Rico Passerini’s Soundcloud account is by FAR the best source for music on the web from disco to techno, old mixes to new ones, well known names to new ones – he uploads a plethora of sounds every day and week. We are v.pleased to welcome him to this section of the blog. Get excited as we’ll give you his new uploads every week!

A message from Rico: “Its all about the Music… All DJ mixes are available for download… Hopefully my page will help ID some of those awesome records that you hear at the weekends & also help give the artists a bit more credit as you can then go out & buy the vinyl!!! So if I find any TRACK LISTS… I’ll post them in the COMMENTS… Click the track name to open the comments fully & find out more info about the artist & the mix session… If you can fill in any gaps in the track lists that would be Kool…” Facebook // Twitter

Masters At Work – Essential Mix – 16-02-1997 by R_co

Redshape Live @ Breakfast Club,Tel Aviv, Isreal – 20-04-2012 by R_co

Boo Williams Live @ Dexagon – 1998 by R_co

Phil Weeks Live @ Art Of Dark, London – 14-07-2012 by R_co



Cable – London – Price 8 / £10 / M.O.T.D
REDLIGHT, Addison Groove, DARK SKY, FRENCH FRIES, NEW YORK TRANSIT AUTHORITY (AKA Mensah), MICKEY PEARCE, BARELY LEGAL, JACK SWIFT, With Support From: Kai Marley, Pineal, Lean, Dubson, Mculo b2b Stefan Molinaro, Wiggs, Dank, C-Side ++ Hosted By: Dread Mc, Prof D, JJ:MC, BigMan ++
Bass-line / Dubstep / Drum n Bass 22:00-06:00
Basing House – London – Price 7 Early Bird, General Admission £10
Alex Arnout, Alison Marks, Daren Nunes
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 22:00-04:00
The Nest – London – Price 7
Strip Steve, SCNTST, Coin Operated Boy, LeBreton, Cellar Door Live Takeover, True Ingredients (live), Gideon Conn (live), Aina Roxx (live)
Indie / electro / retro / pop 21:00-04:00
The Horse & Groom – London – Price Free before 10 / £3 facebook guest list / £5 otd
Ben Pearce (Under The Shade / Purp & Soul), Mark Wells (Nurvous / Purp & Soul), Harry Wolfman (Kote / Purp & Soul), Jouhl (Akbal / Sleazy Deep / Purp & Soul), Memo Insua (Stranjjur / Union Jack / Purp & Soul), Dan Styles (Sleazy Deep / Union Jack / Purp & Soul), + Wolfstock Residents: Luke Wolfman
Deep, Soulful, Jacking House, Disco / Nu-disco 21:00-04:00
Corsica Studios – London – Price 6/8/10/12
Bok Bok, Dusky, Deadboy, goldFFinch, Ossie, Fort Romeau, Seb Wildblood, Apes, Joonipah, Rumah, Tripper, Straits
TBA East London – London – Price 5-£10 Advanced Tickets – £15-20 Door Fee All Night
Mark Radford (Audio Rehab / CSWS), B3 (House ENT UK / CSWS), Adam Cotier (Made in Shoreditch / Alter Ego), Anticx (House ENT UK), Theo Nasa (Alien Sound), Max Briscoe (Weird Science), Dudley (House ENT UK)
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 22:00-07:00
fabric – London – Price 16 Advance Tickets/ £12 fabricfirst/ £10 Students to Midnight
ROOM ONE: Plastician, Hatcha, N-Type, Trim (live), Dismantle, Kutz, Crazy D
ROOM TWO: CRITICAL SOUND 10TH BIRTHDAY Dillinja B2B Die (Classics Set), Nu:Tone, Kasra B2B Enei, Foreign Concept, Xtrah, Emperor B2B Mefjus, AD, Bassline, Codebreaker,
ROOM THREE: LOCAL ACTION Scratcha DVA, DJ Q, Throwing Snow (live), Artifact, Slackk
Bass-line / Dubstep / Drum n Bass 22:00-06:00
**TOP PICK** Rejam with Losoul **TOP PICK** 
Basing House – London – Price 5 Limted Early Bird, £10 Standard Release & Door Price
Losoul (Playhouse/Klang), Ken & Davy (Down Under), Jack Doyle & NPD (Rejam)
featured, Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 21:00-04:00FEATURED
fabric – London – Price 18 Advance Tickets/ £12 Students/ £13 fabricfirst
ROOM ONE: GET PHYSICAL; M.A.N.D.Y, Tim Green, Kris Wadsworth;
ROOM TWO: Terry Francis, Slam;
ROOM THREE: ARTIZAN MUSIC: Poussez (Jafar & Maxime Cescau), Demarkus Lewis

featured, Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 23:00-08:00FEATURED


Onemore Open Air Day / Night Car Park

TBA East London – London – Price 10, £12, £15, Combo £20, £25
DJ T., Christian Burkhardt, Franck Roger, Simon Baker, Arnaud Le Texier, Antonio De Angelis, Raymundo Rodriguez, Outart
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 15:00-06:30
Apples & Pears – London – Price 5.00 Tickets or £7.00 on the door.
Dominic K. [Release Sustain] Gabbi Lopez [Release Sustain-Wavetec Rec] Kozber [Release Sustain-Stock5] With support from Kirri Cornwell John Conway
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 16:00-01:00
Brixton Clubhouse – London – Price 10 adv
Line-up / Alex Arnout, Death On The Balcony, Michael Bibi, The Element, Tony Stephenson
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 16:09-17:09
Rhythm Factory – London – Price 8 – £12
The Black Dog, Andy Stott (live), Ø (Phase), Mime, Mr. F, XI (UK), Malkavath
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 21:00-06:00
Egg – London – Price 10 – £20
Lost Souls; Samuel L Session (Drumcode / Affin / Klap Klap), Rebekah (Decoy/Cult Figures/8 Sided Dice), Chris Stanford (EarToGround / Lost Souls), Tred Benedict (Spilt Milk), Mark d’Ground (Magma)
R2: Sub Terrania; Style of Eye (Dirtybird/Classic), Nikola Gala (Ibadan Records/Rekids/Freerange), Mauro Ferno & Mestivan (Celestial Recordings/Sub Terrania) + more TBA
R3 & 4: Paradox & S/H/E Nils Hess & Jb, Kevin DCruz, D.DaCosta, Joe Le Groove & Jay Tempest, Varon V, Tangle, Eric Gaciag, Joyce Brooke
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 22:00-10:00
TBA East London – London – Price 3 Pre Sale, £5 Door Price
Jack Doyle & NPD, Peter Glasspool, J Nelson, More TBA
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 04:00-12:00


TBA East London – London – Price 7 before 4pm / £10 after GL / £12 without
Mike Huckaby, 2 Very Special Guests, Robin Ordell
Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 15:00-00:00


The Horse & Groom – London – Price free before 10pm/£5
Bailey, Tendai, Fly Marshall, Reclamation Kru
Bass-line / Dubstep / Drum n Bass 20:00-02:00


fabric – London – Price 5 Advance Tickets/£7 Students/fabricfirst
Nisekay (lo*kee), Another Amit (Man Make Music), Cormac, Jacob Husley, Peter Pixzel

Deep/Tech House, Minimal, Techno 23:00-06:00