Elissa Suckdog has an intense affection towards dance music - though she’s not quite sure the source of this mystical attraction. Through her craving to write about the sounds that entranced her, she followed a path towards music journalism and was soon smitten by the dance-ier side of the electronic music spectrum, developing a fevered love for sounds coming out of the UK in particular.
I’ve seen Solid Blake perform a couple of times now and both times my concentration was broken by a friend’s hand tightly gripping my arm, exclaiming excitedly: “Woah she’s so good!”
We’ve upgraded our main room with a brand new Funktion One system, and it bangs hard.
For this edition of Behind the Night, we had a chat with Rosy Morris, the founder of the club night NAFF.
Commemorating 12 years in the game, the cast and crew of the latest THEM horror fest at Corsica Studios, combine for a birthday playlist that slams.
Hailing from Nantes, Simo Cell is a seminal producer creating his own distinct brand of future forward and bass fluid experimentalism.
2019 was a big year for FAUZIA. Since hitting the scene just a couple of years prior, her thoughtful selections and ability to glide between genres with ease has seen her go on to secure a monthly NTS radio slot, two Boiler Rooms under her belt and sell out shows as part of party starters 6 Figure Gang.
For this edition of Behind the Night, our new series highlighting some of London’s most forward-thinking promoters, we speak with the team behind Trouble Vision.
Lockhart is a regular on lineups at underground clubs across London, bringing her dark and gritty take on techno to club nights like Jaded, Motz and Opulence.
“DJ from the sticks in Ireland” is how Dylan Moran aka Ceili (pronounced Kay-Lee) jokingly sums himself up on his Resident Advisor artist bio. Now living in London, Ceili’s humour and small-town community approach still shimmer through in his approach to dance music. He’s funny and frank, with a colossal passion for music and connecting with like-minded people - probably best expressed through his label and collective Ceili Collective.
Behind the Night is our new series highlighting some of London’s most forward-thinking promoters and the inner-workings behind their club nights. This month, we speak to Indi Khera, who alongside David Henry runs one of London’s most respected Drum ‘n’ Bass parties - Rupture. It’s there you can also find them behind the decks, DJing as Mantra and Double O.
2019 has been emotional. ELLES has been behind one of the stand out releases soundtracking the year - a beatless dreamscape of tender electronics released on Naivety, a sub-label of Naive.
'Tis the season for end of year lists and boy is this one a doozy.