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Thursday, May 23, 2013
A night of warm, disco-ish house.
Don’t miss Brooklyn genre bending masters, Metro Area Live at the Oval Space this weekend.
The brainchild of veteran producers Morgan Geist and Darshan Jesrani, Metro Area was born out of the duo’s dichotomous love of both the old moods of R&B, disco and boogie and the more cutting-edge sound of innovative house and techno
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Get ready for a vocal extravaganza tonight as the amazing and extraordinary Boxettes prepare to marvel and delight at London’s The Jazz Cafe.
If you don’t know by now The Boxettes are a all female vocal group featuring the female world beatbox champion Bellatrix, and four of London’s finest new vocalists.
Support comes in the form of electronic wizard Debian Blak who himself as a number of releases with one fifth Boxettes— Neo Joshua.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Don’t miss the next PMOI Live as they present the premier performance of “Eric Lau & friends” Thursday 16th May at the Old Queens Head
It has been five years since London saw a live performance from one of our favourites Eric Lau, and he returns with a brand new all-star band which includes Tawiah, Kaidi Tatham, Rahel, Akwasi Mensah, Vula, Ben Jones, Alex Bonfanti and The PSM.
They will be performing songs for the first time from Lau’s gorgeous and highly awaited new album One of Many .
“Eric Lau & Friends” will be an ever changing and evolving live show, so we can expect something different each time
There will also be guests Budgie and Marshmello on the ones and twos.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Don’t miss the British Institute that is Norman Jay (MBE) at Village Underground next month.
One forever synonymous with Notting Hill Carnival prepare for a ‘Good Time Special’ set full of golden reagge, funk, soul and hip hop.
He will be joined by an originator and godfather of house —Marshall Jefferson.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Our favourite new band Mt. Wolf announce their next London headline show – a tripped down semi-acoustic and orchestral show at the beautiful Union Chapel.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Mt. Wolf continue to build on the excitement surrounding this new band with the announcement of a extensive UK tour.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Don’t miss Tall Black Guy’s (First Word Records) album launch this Saturday 20th April at Bedroom Bar.
Set to be another great First Word led night its going to be his debut UK DJ set and a great way to spend the latter part of Record Store Day.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Don’t miss an incredible line up at KOKO on Bank Holiday Sunday May 5th as The Doctors Orders and Soundcrash join forces to bring you the legendary Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) and J.Rocc (Stones Throw).
There will also be a special classic hip hop AV show by DJ Yoda and of course some of the UK’s finest in DJ Vadim, The Last Skeptik and Mr Thing.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Don’t miss the UK’s best Soul queen Alice Russell live in London on the 17th April.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The real fresh prince of Bel Air and true hip hop legend DJ Jazzy Jeff is on route for a super exciting live show at London’s Scala on the 13th of April.
Organised by The Doctors Orders— ‘The best Hip Hop promoters in the UK’ and with support by none offer than The Nextmen and Rich Medina – expect a positive evening of the best delivery of hip hop, funk, soul this side of the galaxy.
Get your tickets from The Doctors Orders.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Don’t miss Portico Quartet live. One of the best musical experiences you are sure to have.
What’s more they are supported by Beatnik old friend and Japanese wizard Anchorsong.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
1a Camden High Street NW1 7JE
Tickets are £19.50 Advance, More on the Door from Soundcrash.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Friday 8th March 2013
Disclosure and Red Bull Studios present:
Shadow Child B2B Friend Within
Medlar B2B Leon Vynehall
In the midst of recording their debut album, Disclosure and Red Bull are putting on a huge night this Friday (8th) at Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, London. Whilst Red Bull provide the drinks, the brothers have provided the line-up for the night.
Also this week Red Bull launch their new Editions – three new flavours: Cranberry, Lime and Blueberry but with the same effect as Red Bull.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Don’t miss an eclectic night of music as new indie imprint Akira have their first release party for exciting new band Phoria and their Bloodworks EP
Taking place at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, expect some stella support too.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Don’t miss Put Me On It’s next live event at Old Queens Head.
Always an evening of exceptional live music and good vibes, this Wednesday sees the talented Valentina headline joined by LA Salami, Marshmello & Budgie.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Don’t miss a night of incredible live music as record label First Word put on a tasty line-up headlined by UK hip hop legends Essa (formly Yungun) and Mr. Thing.
Make sure you don’t miss exciting new artist Lealea Jones too.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Benji B’s Deviation club night, which is an extension of his world famous show on Radio 1 is one of the best and varied parties in London.
It’s not just the eclectic music selection, spanning genres like electronic, 2step/garage, dubstep, jungle, dancehall, tropical, glitch, ambient and hip hop, but it’s also about the people that surround you. It’s a place where people take their love for music and need to dance seriously but refreshingly leave any egos at the door.
They kick off 2013 with their monthly residency at new home XOYO on the 1st of February.
This is going to be special so get your tickets fast!
9PM – 3AM tickets: £12.50 ADV.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
It’s that time of year again when we come together and celebrate the genius that was the late J Dilla.
For the last seven years The Doctor’s Orders and thousands of dedicated fans have celebrated the life and work of the incredible and legendary James “J-Dilla” Yancey.
Before his death at just 32 years of age, Jay-Dee or J-Dilla, has be cited as creating a new sound in Hip-Hop inspiring beat smiths, MCs and music lovers worldwide. He has produced for many of the greatest names in the genre including De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, The Pharcyde, Janet Jackson, Busta Rhymes, Common, D’Angelo and his own crew Slum Village.
Remember all proceeds from tickets & merchandise go to J-Dilla Foundation & Lupus UK.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Mt. Wolf have just announced they will be joined by special guest FACE+HEEL for their highly awaited headline show at XOYO on the 28th of Febuaury.
It’s just in time as we await for their next EP – Hypolight released in March.
Don’t miss one of the most blogged about bands of 2012 as their continue to make 2013 their year.
Oh Beatnik Creative were are asked to design the Flyer too.