I've got a number of friends who have moved away from London, and, when they come back every now and then, when trying to convince them to go out - whether it's for something to eat, drink, or in a Bar to catch-up - they all have similar reasons as to why they're against it: … Continue reading Why London Is One of the Best Places for Nightlife [Opinion]
I've been lucky enough to come here twice over the past few months and previously several years back - I'd come a few weeks ago to watch an Orchestra re-create some of Daft Punk's Greatest Hits as well as the following week to watch. XOYO is a legendary venue - many of the world's best … Continue reading Venue Review – XOYO, London
I've been here several times over the years, this past week I was there on a Saturday for a Disco Fever night (with some incredible 80s/90s Disco-fused tracks!) and knew I'd get to writing about it at some point! The layout of the venue is kind unique in that it's circular - as you go … Continue reading Venue Review – Notting Hill Arts Club, Notting Hill Gate
So a bit of a disclaimer - I have, and always will have, a soft spot for this place in my heart. I've been going there for many, many years - as it was a staple place to go if you worked in the West End - it's no-frills all-spills kind of experience - you … Continue reading Venue Review – The Roxy, Rathbone Place
Picture this - you're with some of your best friends on a Night out, and one of the tracks that you all know and love starts playing. In a fit of excitement, you call your friends to the Dancefloor to grab them to start dancing. Yet, they're all on their phones, adding captions to their … Continue reading How Have Smartphones Changed Nightlife… and Dancefloors?
Last week, I was at the Brighton Music Conference Event – an event featuring lots of DJs, music promoters/makers and academies. There was a lot of interesting conferences throughout the day (I was there for at least five of them) - Future of Electronic Music, focusing on how the likes of DJ equipment is fast … Continue reading Save Nightlife Panel at the Brighton Music Conference – April 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=1xe-iKfEyBA I've actually only got round to watching/reading this recently - but there's a really good feature that's come out that goes into regarding the current situation with London's Nightlife and the issues/challenges it faces:- http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2017/04/the-decline-of-londons-nightlife-who-blighted-the-night/ One really good standout article from all this is the 'Utpoia after dark: why nightlife matters' article page - … Continue reading ‘The decline of London’s nightlife: who blighted the night?’ East London Lines Feature