How Have Smartphones Changed Nightlife… and Dancefloors?

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?

Save Nightlife Panel at the Brighton Music Conference – April 2017

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

‘The decline of London’s nightlife: who blighted the night?’ East London Lines Feature

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

Venue Review – Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Bar, Soho

I've been to this place quite a bit over the past several weeks - mostly as there have been a lot of work-related conferences during the day, and during the evenings/nights they've had some special events. It's situated in the heart of Soho - ideally inbetween all good main streets/stations so really easy to get … Continue reading Venue Review – Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Bar, Soho

The End of the 5am/6am Rave?

I saw the above heading in the Evening Standard a few months ago, this was at the time when Printworks (a former Daily Mail-printing-press-turned-superclub) was launching. The main attraction for Printworks was that it was going to be open during the day (from 12pm to 10pm) as opposed to the all-night sessions, like all other … Continue reading The End of the 5am/6am Rave?