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CLARE JAMES / DALE RANKMORE | CLUBS PREVIEW

CLARE JAMES / DALE RANKMORE | CLUBS PREVIEW

Unity @ Undertone, Cardiff Sat 26 Aug Techno, house and the hinterland ‘twixt the two is rather well served – some might say on the verge of oversaturation – in the Welsh capital right now, but UNITY has a purpose and ethos slightly different to the rest. Inviting residents and promoters from other similarly minded […]

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NICKY BLACKMARKET | CLUBS PREVIEW

NICKY BLACKMARKET | CLUBS PREVIEW

Unified Beatz presents Anti-Social Birthday Bash @ Inkspot, Cardiff Fri 25 Aug From graffiti warehouses to antiques basements, some of Cardiff’s most interesting venues of the past few years aren’t really venues at all – rather, they’re existing spaces which are used as something else during the day with a temporary license and a big […]

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ABRA CADABRA | CLUBS PREVIEW

ABRA CADABRA | CLUBS PREVIEW

Regal Nights @ Bar Cocoa, Barry Sat 12 Aug Namechecked by FACT as one of its 10 grime and UK rap stars to watch this year, Abra Cadabra, a London rapper who’s been compared to Giggs, is well on his way to megastardom. After all, he’s already got a MOBO under his belt (not to […]

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AUGUST | CLUBS LISTINGS

AUGUST | CLUBS LISTINGS

The Attic 5-6 Castle Bailey St, Swansea. facebook.com/theatticswansea Sat 12 Con7rol x Zoo Project Ibiza 4pm-3am, £12/£10 adv. Big night of house that starts on the rooftop terrace in the afternoon. Main room: OC & Verde, Lee Pennington, Taz Meah, Lloyd Haines, Jamie Morgan, Bode, Alexander Eley and Vedra & Rinaldi. Room 2: Greg Picking, […]

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SUBMERGE SOUNDSYSTEM LAUNCH | CLUBS PREVIEW

SUBMERGE SOUNDSYSTEM LAUNCH | CLUBS PREVIEW

Inkspot, Cardiff Fri 28 July The big news with Cardiff’s Submerge crew, who since 2013 have been throwing parties whose playlists tend towards dubstep, jungle and other musics with ribsticking bass frequencies, is that their bespoke soundsystem is complete and ready to foist on the world. Accordingly, at the end of July they’ll drag it […]

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SONJA MOONEAR | CLUBS PREVIEW

SONJA MOONEAR | CLUBS PREVIEW

Delete @ Gwdihw, Cardiff Sun 30 July When writing about music, beware the danger of getting caught up in the moment. A lag of days, or even weeks, between you hitting ‘send’ and your verbiage being distributed to the wider world may make it seem outdated and irrelevant. A common blooper is when a review […]

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SHAF HUSE | CLUBS PREVIEW

SHAF HUSE | CLUBS PREVIEW

Hedone @ The Duke, Neath Sat 29 July The mission of Hedone, who came into being last year, is to bring respected names in underground house and techno to an alehouse in Neath. This isn’t exactly the easiest path to a fortune imaginable, so let’s give them their dues and note that in July, they […]

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CHIMPO / BLACK JOSH | CLUBS PREVIEW

CHIMPO / BLACK JOSH | CLUBS PREVIEW

Paranoize @ Undertone, Cardiff Sat 8 July Paranoize, who’ve been putting nights on now and again for a couple of years, seem like they’ve captured the essence of Cardiff clubbing in a way. No narrow genre restrictions, cheap entry fees and a commitment to upfront, hedonism-suited sounds. Previous nights have leaned towards drum’n’bass, grime and […]

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SNEIJDER | CLUBS PREVIEW

SNEIJDER | CLUBS PREVIEW

Delusion @ Sin City, Swansea Sat 8 July Trance still does pretty brisk trade in Swansea, nearly 20 years after its commercial high water mark. Delusion’s last promotion, over the May bank holiday, took global trance favourite Ben Nicky into the city’s Scene club for two consecutive sold-out nights. Turned out that that was the […]

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STRICTLY TECHNO

Featuring Antwerp DJ Amelie Lens plus Strictly Techno residents.

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