James Budd

Summer Streets – The Cultural Spring Team Up With Ross Millard For South Tyneside's Newest Music Festival

Summer Streets – The Cultural Spring Team Up With Ross Millard For South Tyneside's Newest Music Festival

The Futureheads’ Ross Millard has taken a leading role in the creation of a promising new music festival to be held in Sunderland. Thompson Park, Southwick will play host to the very first Summer Streets on July 19, an event focused on showcasing the region’s finest talent. The festival aims to bring together communities from […]

 James Budd

"If They Don’t Let Us Do Them Safely And Legally, They’ll Happen Regardless" – The Battle Over North East Rave Culture Rages On

"If They Don’t Let Us Do Them Safely And Legally, They’ll Happen Regardless" – The Battle Over North East Rave Culture Rages On

I went to my first rave back in my late teens, and ever since I’ve always wound up talking to some “old school” raver in a field/barn/warehouse in the middle of nowhere, eager to explain to me in full detail the decline of the rave scene. “Yeah man, tonight’s pretty good, but it’ll never be […]

 James Budd

Pirate Material Latest Showcase Brings DJ EZ To World HQ

Pirate Material Latest Showcase Brings DJ EZ To World HQ

Following February’s launch party with guests Oxide & Neutrino, Pirate Material’s next instalment brings the epitome of the UK garage genre to World Headquarters; DJ EZ. With an arsenal of classics, one-off remixes and the latest big tracks, prepare to be schooled by a bona fide sensei of the 2-step scene. The Kiss FM DJ […]

 James Budd

Outlook Festival Unveil Launch Party Line-Up

Outlook Festival Unveil Launch Party Line-Up

March sees the return of the Outlook Festival launch party to World Headquarters, Newcastle. Hosted by Audio Asylum the night will feature a number of DJs from the upcoming 2014 festival line up. Widely renowned as one of the best festivals outside of the UK, this year’s Outlook line up includes such names as hip […]

 James Budd

Waze & Odyssey Headline Cosmic Ballroom's Latest Ape-X Night

Waze & Odyssey Headline Cosmic Ballroom's Latest Ape-X Night

February’s edition of Ape-X sees two of the most talked about names from London’s Wolf Music record label come to Newcastle, Waze & Odyssey and Session Victim. Waze & Odyssey burst into the limelight in 2012 with their remix of R. Kelly’s Bump ‘n’ Grind. They have also reworked tracks by T.E.E.D and Duke Dumont, […]

 James Budd

Troupe Brings Joy Orbison And Jackmaster To Digital This Valentine's Day

Troupe Brings Joy Orbison And Jackmaster To Digital This Valentine's Day

If your true love is house music, Valentine’s Day has been taken care of, courtesy of Troupe Records’ debut event at Digital Newcastle. Alongside residents from the London label, Troupe will play host to two of the top DJs of last year, Jackmaster and Joy Orbison. Coming in at #21 in the Resident Advisor top […]