The Month Ahead: Clubbing In The Midlands / November 2013
We have a closer look at what’s coming up across the midlands over the month of November. As ever there are a tonne of explosive events taking place, so we’ve selected a few treats worthy of your attention.
Disco, UK funky, house and garage fiends Original Flavour bring a leading line up of bass music pioneers to Loughborough on Thursday 7th November, including Warp records synth heavy dubstepper Rustie, Swamp 81 ringleader Loefah and the multi-talented MC, producer and DJ Chunky.
Wednesday 13th will see Nottingham gain a brand new techno night: Perdition. This hotly awaited night kicks things off with an exciting line up of underground techno producers all renowned for their darkly twisted take on raw techno, setting up what could be one of the midlands most exciting techno night. Sheworks favourite Sunil Sharpe appears alongside Pennyroyal’s J. Tijn for some terrifying techno wares, built for warehouse raving.
On the same day the mighty underground house label Aus arrives at The Rainbow Complex, with imprint head honcho Will Sauland DJing mate Deetron at the helm. Responsible for some of the scenes most intelligent, stripped back and downright essential releases of the last few years, Will Saul’s benchmark setting label has become the go-to imprint for some of the worlds most respected DJs.
Tastemaking radio station and record label Rinse brings some of its most loved DJs for Rinse x 02:31 at Rainbow Venues on the 23rd November. Huxley, Shadowchild, xxxy, Leftwing & Kody and Foamo are just some of the reasons that this is looking particularly special.
On more of a soul tip, Craig Charles arrives at The Clarendon, Leamington Spa (also on the 23rd) with his hugely popular funk and soul club. His show has been gaining ever more momentum with each passing year, winning fans with his encyclopaedic music knowledge and peerless selection skills striking a chord with the nation. Always a fun filled night out, Craig’s infectious stage presence is worth the price alone.
Tessela headlines our Golden Ticket event for the month of November. As one of the most intriguing, genre-bending producers at the moment, Tessela has continue to blow up dancefloors across the nation with a prolific release of rave fodder that combines bass music, footwork, breaks, jungle and nineties rave in a rough and ready style that has bpth caught of guard and captivated the dance music fraternity.
'Hackney Parrot' (above) has been one of the most rinsed tunes of 2013, whilst output on R&S, Punch Drunk and 2nd Drop has seen him flexing his brutalist techno and sideways garage leanings, evoking the likes of Randomer, Blawan and Joe, whilst crafting a sound that's completely his own. Tessela has been on our radar for some time now, and he just seems to keep getting better with each passing release. On the 15th November, expect a wildly varied journey through a dank world of exhilarating techno and breakbeat. We can’t wait for this one. Get your ticket below, or head here