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Run The Jewels, Hud Mo, Ram Jam, New Order and more for Warehouse Project 10th Anniversary

Whatever your feelings on the Warehouse Project, it’s undeniable that it’s made a huge impact on Manchester and 2015 marks the ten year anniversary since its inception at the former Boddington’s brewery site, where I remember catching De La Soul, Public Enemy, The Pharcyde, Ugly Duckling and Goldie to name a few. Having a look at the line up this

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J Dilla Changed My Life 2015: Manchester / Bristol / London

DJ A-UP and myself will be spinning at the Manchester leg of this year’s ‘offficial’ J Dilla Changed My Life event, with our good pal Mr Thing and a killer Manc line up. Check details out over on the Doctor’s Orders website. Past years have seen the likes of Ma Dukes, Phat Kat and Illa J make their way over to

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J Rocc in Manchester October 11

#JROCCMCR I was pretty hyped to see this poster today in Piccadilly Records – I love learning about gigs through posters rather than news feeds. Backed by the illustrious Hoya pairing of Jon K and Jonny Dub, J Rocc hits Joshua Brooks on Saturday 11th October 2014. Tickets are here. I was lucky enough to chat to J Rocc for

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Download mixes from Jon K (Hoya Hoya, Snip-Snap, Eyes Down, Friends and Family)

‘It’s about time he was beyond the DJ’s DJ and became everyone’s DJ.’ – Benji B, 2013 My musical advisor in the Fat City days (it was a record shop, kids) and all round nicest guy in the city. Download his mixes over at his Souncloud. Don’t forget his Groovement mix and interview here too.

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Preview: Hoya Hoya label releases from Blue Daisy and Altered Natives

The Hoya Hoya label stirs from its slumber with two follow ups to its March release from James T Cotton aka Dabrye. HOYA005 comes from long time Hoya affiliate/punter/performer Blue Daisy (whose Unknown Shapes moniker saw some early exposure on Groovement) and is on an epicshit tip (also see this for more on this genre), chronicling the story of an

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Manchester’s third and London’s seventh “official” Dilla parties hit on the weekend of Feb 1st, kicking off what has become Dilla month, celebrating his birthday and commemorating his death. Whatever you think of the annual Dilla onslaught, and whatever you make of the Foundation selling off his vinyl on eBay, we’d *probably* all be complaining if there was no commemoration.

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Download: JON K x FACT

I started going to Friends and Family monthly to hear Jon K. He advised me weekly on which records to buy at Fat City, the record ship. I missed out on Eyes Down, his night he ran pre-FandF, but get to hear him kill it now at Hoya Hoya on a monthly basis. I’ve never heard anyone name his a

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Download: ILLUM SPHERE // Fat Ballet {Ninja Tune}

To celebrate Illum Sphere‘s just-announced signing to Ninja Tune he’s released Fat Ballet as a free download. Read the press release and download the track at the Ninja Sphere mini-site here. When Groovement started four and a bit years ago Ryan was one of our first guests, and I hardly knew him then. He’s remained a firm friend ever since

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