Gigi Masin for House Of Peroni

With The House Of Peroni residency in full swing, it’s time we took a quick look at the man who, when world class DJs aren’t spinning cosmic rarities live every Friday and Saturday, has curated the House playlist with his inimitable Venetian flare. Ambient pioneer Gigi Masin has been a musician, composer and producer since Read more…

June 8th, 2016
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Soho Radio Rare Cuts

Continuing our Rare Cuts playlist series at Zelman Meats, this month sees local broadcasting hot shots Soho Radio contribute two five-hour playlists to the Soho meat mongers. A beguiling mix of swing, funk, rock and everything in between, the selections are testament to a variety that has cemented the station that calls a small coffee Read more…

June 1st, 2016
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St. John at Hackney on The Hour

Resident Advisor dropped the first edition of ‘The Hour’ recently – their new monthly discussion-based podcast – with a segment on the rise of local church St. John at Hackney as both centre of the community and prized live music venue. Give it a listen HERE. St. John’s has been growing its reputation as a Read more…

June 1st, 2016
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Amare l’Italia

The House of Peroni launches this evening, ushering the Mediterranean summer vibes to its canal side location in Haggerston for a six week series. Pitching up in Proud East, the month and a half long celebration will be ‘Amare l’Italia’ (For the Love of Italy) – as one might expect! Peroni have invited three influential Read more…

May 18th, 2016
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Sister Ray’s Rare Cuts

Zelman Meats’ playlist series, Rare Cuts, continues with Soho record store Sister Ray taking the reigns from fellow music emporium Phonica for the next instalment. A Berwick Street institution, Sister Ray have established themselves as the go-to destination for both brand new releases and harder to find gems, across a collection that runs the gamut Read more…

April 22nd, 2016
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Obonjan’s Second Wave

The soon-to-be pearl of the Adriatic, Obonjan, announced their second wave of musical acts and talks last week, and boy are those first year islanders in for a treat! Added to a bill that already boasted the likes of DJ Shadow, Roy Ayers, and Lindstrøm, were Four Tet, Floating Points, Gilles Peterson, Kate Tempest, Erol Read more…

April 21st, 2016
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RBMA Festival New York

First they’ll take Manhattan, then they’ll take the rest! If you hadn’t already heard, Red Bull Music Academy head back to New York this month for their annual Festival, and it’s set to be filled with the rare, the wonderful, and the peculiarly ‘Empire City’ yet again. After last year’s triumph of a series, one Read more…

April 20th, 2016
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WeGotTickets INDIE50

Today saw the launch of the WeGotTickets INDIE50, a new campaign to celebrate the unsung heroes behind the country’s regional indie scenes. Whether they’re promoters, venue owners, journalists, or even the door person at your local venue, this list has been created to spotlight the people who pour blood, sweat and tears into their local Read more…

March 22nd, 2016
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Island Life

Today saw the launch of Obonjan (pronounced O-BON-YAN), a little slice of paradise off Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast. It will be Europe’s first ever arts and wellbeing island when it opens for its inaugural season in July 2016, and we’re very pleased to be bringing you the details of the arts and entertainment they’ll be putting on in Read more…

March 17th, 2016
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Disclosure’s Studio Science

Red Bull Music Academy recently caught up with Disclosure in Lyon for the next in their Studio Science series. In a twist from the norm, this one flips the studio format into the duo’s live setup during their Europen tour, but as they explain while breaking it down, it owes much to what they use Read more…

March 16th, 2016
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