Posts ByAvneet Takhar
Varkala Festival debuts this AugustMarch 24, 2016 | Avneet Takhar
Say hello to Varkala – a new three day 500-capacity festival situated on the outskirts of London and launching this Summer.
Taking place between the 5th and 7th of August at the Hill Farm site in Theydon Bois, the lineup boasts a … Read More
House of Vans celebrate 50 years with Fat White Family, Julio Bashmore, Dizzee RascalMarch 16, 2016 | Avneet Takhar
This Friday, House of Vans London celebrates 50 years of Vans iconic ‘’Off The Wall’’ series and its prominent place amongst leading lights in extreme sports, art, music and streetwear.
To honour the brand’s history, the evening will showcase a … Read More
Speaking Out: The Rising Stars of Spoken WordMarch 7, 2016 | Avneet Takhar
In this special one-off feature, we take a look at the burgeoning landscape of the world of spoken word, through interviews with three of the scene’s rising stars. A rapidly growing art form, especially within the UK, the scene has … Read More
Bwana remakes Akira soundtrack for 2016February 26, 2016 | Avneet Takhar
Tetsuoooo! Good news Akira fans: Bwana is releasing a new LP entitled Capsule’s Pride based on the seminal 1988 sci-fi anime. The Toronto-born producer has reworked the soundtrack towards a futuristic techno template, with soundbites from the original score.
Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo and composed … Read More
New record store Koncept Music opens in DalstonJanuary 25, 2016 | Avneet Takhar
A new record store has opened in Dalston on Kingsland High Street. Koncept Music was launched last month by Greg Brockmann, resident DJ for London promoters Half Baked, and offers a refined range of British, European and Stateside house and techno, … Read More
Review: Cs13 presents 20/20 x Astral BlackDecember 21, 2015 | Avneet Takhar
Cs13 is a new event series which launched this Autumn with a flurry of label showcases and collaborative nights at various venues across London, and one such night down at Village Underground saw two of the city’s most cutting edge collectives 20/20 … Read More
In Conversation With: Waifs and StraysDecember 2, 2015 | Avneet Takhar
Waifs & Strays have been a household name for a minute now. Originally a duo comprised of two already established DJs in their own right, Amos Nelson and Richard Beanland, the pair have amassed quite the back catalogue of pulsating … Read More
Review: Future Brown @ PhonoxNovember 18, 2015 | Avneet Takhar
Much like Plan B before it, Phonox is a fairly non-descript looking venue from the outside looking in. With the club sandwiched between a chicken shop and 99p store, it certainly doesn’t give much away. So on discovering its rather … Read More
Fine Print’s remix of Leo Kalyan will cure your post-summer bluesOctober 23, 2015 | Avneet Takhar
Get Your Love (Fine Print remix) is the latest release from young London native, Leo Kalyan and the soft vocals are a welcome ear-opener for the dreamers at large.
Leo Kalyan has been making major waves in the music industry … Read More
Digging Deep: Bastien KebSeptember 28, 2015 | Avneet Takhar
Following the fabulous offering by Rich Medina in the last Digging Deep, we continue in our quest to explore the minds and roots of some of the scene’s most compelling musicians. Hailing from the exotic environs of Royal Leamington Spa, … Read More