From across time and space (well, Newcastle in 2018 to be specific) comes a new event looking to bring a complete clubbing experience to subterranean Call Lane. Time Trip are channelling the essence of dance floors from the earliest rhythms of primitive man to gargantuan raves of the present day, serving up a cosmos of sound and vision with each … Continued

This weekend, Subterranea bring Moodymanc and Al Bradley to Wire to celebrate the birthday of the 3am Recordings label, set up by Bradley in 2003. The label formed part of the wave of UK tech house being pumped out at the time, championing uncompromising club music sound made for starting the party, and keeping it … Continued

We chat to Phoebe Karis, resident and founder of WhyNot? on the cusp of their second birthday party at Wire, looking back at the highlights of their campaign so far.   What has been your wildest party? “That would have to be our launch party at Wire Club back in 2016! Wow, even saying that … Continued

Ahead of his show for Schwein this weekend, we spoke to UK house legend and unsung hero Nail about the highlights of his record collection.   First record ever bought? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZjEIhZP-GQ “I’m going to be honest – The first record I ever bought with my own money was actually Dire Straits’ “Brothers In Arms” LP … Continued

When writing on behalf of a club, one very rarely explores the true avant garde of the electronic music spectrum, too often overborne with a harsh, dancefloor-centric aesthetic. Not only is this a pity for one’s personal listening experiences – it is the denial of a significant facet of rave culture. From the blissful to the disturbing, … Continued

Since the start of the new academic term, Kontra have put on some of the most memorable parties of recent times, with HAAi, Tornado Wallace, Jamie Tiller and Mehmet Aslan all guesting for them. The brains behind the events, Natalia and Zachary, have since become in-demand deejays in Leeds, often appearing at venues all over the city, and … Continued

Ahead of her show at Acetate, where she’ll be playing in her ‘More Styles’ mode as opposed to her usual drum and bass tip, DJ Flight has given us a run through some of her all time favourite tracks. The Metalheadz affiliate has been brightening the UK’s airwaves for years, guiding the 140+ genres through their various transformations from … Continued

We’ve partnered with All Ears to offer music lovers the opportunity to protect their hearing with high-fidelity earplugs at all of our events. These earplugs have special filters that keep the music sounding crystal clear. Reserve your pair via this link, then pick up and pay for them at the bar For more information on … Continued

In the club-cultural imaginary, Freerotation festival has a mythic quality. For the majority of electronic music followers, it is a figment of fervent anecdotes recounted by a few lucky attendees. Its near inaccessibility is what spurs the imagination of the listener into dreamlike projections of a raving utopia. But for the festival’s organisers, and the crew … Continued

We spoke to Tom and Alex of Tilt-Shift ahead of their event with Steevio & Suzybee of Freerotation at our sister club HiFi this Friday to see what they are all about…   How did Tilt-Shift first come together? Tom: It was originally for an event management module at university. I was working at Wire at the … Continued

From the release of Catching Spyders at the turn of the 90s, up to his newest productions on Slow Life, Imprints, Bosconi, 100Hz aka Lee Renacre has never stopped painting masterstrokes of minimal house and techno. Contributing heavily to the tech-house sound of the 90s on labels such as Eukahouse, Oblong and Pacific, his influence … Continued

Sam from Pleasure Connection (one of our new residing nights at Wire who recently threw their opening party with super-selectors Suzanne Kraft and Interstellar Funk) has put together a gorgeous mix to tide you over before their next event. Here, he talks us through the mix in a level of detail that is the mark of a … Continued