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.
“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.
Hieroglyphic Being will perform one of three live sets at Bad Actors’ launch party at Corsica Studios. Elsewhere, there will be sets from Rezzet and Kassem Mosse, each taking their turn to meld rhythm and machine accompanied by an AV installation from Parametrica.
Loraine James releases her debut album on Hyperdub, marking the event with a set at Corsica's regular Hyperdub night.
Legendary DJ and Boiler Room France curator Teki Latex delves deep into the French bass continuum.
UK-based electronic music crew Free From Sleep host Corsica this weekend for a session of live techno and oddball sounds spread across Rooms 1 & 2 ’til late.