Author: James Zaremba

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After more than 3000 people descended on the Baltic Triangle for the second offering from Liverpool Disco Festival last weekend, James Zaremba talks about the significance of this groundbreaking inner-city event on our home. Be sure to check out 45 track ID’s from across the festival below… “Disco music is for dancing, and people will always want to dance.” – […]

Spring is upon us…and so too have Liverpool’s musical champions crept out from their various wintertime dwellings. This month the city will receive a much-needed dose of open-air experiences with day parties, festivals and cultural events all taking place under the sun and the stars. Two festivals, a whole-host of internationally-lauded musicians and even an appearance from Jazzy Jeff himself… […]

Smart Bar – Chicago, Concrete – Paris, Panorama Bar – Berlin, Space – Ibiza, Derrick Carter has frequented them all in the past 18 months. After nearly three decades in the game, the Chicago native’s enduring presence in some of the world’s most venerated clubs stands as a testament to his unfaltering talent behind the […]

Chicago footwork legends, Scottish-born Afrobeat producers and local bassline label parties; if the opening months at Meraki have been anything to go by, the future looks incredibly auspicious for the North Shore’s newest venue space. Having already showcased a diverse array of talent from across the musical map, the young venue’s open door genre policy […]

Winter is officially over but the Spring equinox was all but an afterthought amid this week’s unrelentingly grey drizzle. Help pacify those soggy ambitions for a sun-filled summer with some new wax courtesy of Jaxon, James and Josh, three of our most opinionated scribblers. This month’s selections include dusted-down afrobeat classics, Japanese cosmic funk re-issues and some killer dancefloor-ready gospel […]

Upcoming as the second instalment in their brand new monthly Live Series, Constellations welcome soul-queen, Fatima and her Eglo Live Band for what will be the venue’s first garden party of the spring season.  Born in Sweden and now residing in the UK, Fatima’s career was first launched by Alexander Nut and Floating Points’ Eglo Records back in 2010. Having received […]

On the 8th November 2016, Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United States of America. Naturally, most were plagued by this notion. A mop-topped megalomaniac with the power to thrust his tiny hands around the necks of billions across the globe, the atmosphere on the ground was anything but tranquil. […]

Kicking off their brand-new monthly Live Series, Constellations bring Torben Unit (formerly the Max Graef Band) to Liverpool. Having stolen the show at our first birthday with a headline DJ set bursting with unreleased treats from his label, Money $ex Records, we are happy to join Constellations in welcoming Max back to the city.  With two recent […]

Coming back with another edition of their acclaimed weekender, Gottwood Festival returns on 8th June with a boundary pushing line-up of eclectic sounds from around the world. With artists from as far afield as Toronto and as close to home as Bangor, the Festival’s programme offers campers a melting-pot of musical delights to sink their teeth into. With previous […]

The orange megalomaniac has risen. All hail Donald of the tribe Trump, the 45th President of the United States of America.  Living proof that no amount of money can buy you class or integrity, it’s often hard to distinguish what part of Donald Trump instills the most fear. Treating his new-found premiership as an exercise […]

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