Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting bits of news that came out last week was Transport for London's decision to not renew Uber's licence in London. Even when it was announced last Friday, as of today friends of mine are still talking about it and the impact it will have. Personally, I've only used Uber … Continue reading The End of Uber in London… for now?
Venue Review – Electric Ballroom, Camden
So here's a place I've been to quite a lot over the past few months - In the heart of Camden, directly next to Camden Town station and loads of Bus stops, it's quite renown primarily as a Music Venue, and is an absolutely HUGE place. As soon as you walk in, after the ticket … Continue reading Venue Review – Electric Ballroom, Camden
Tips for helping to get into London’s Nighttime Venues
Anyone who's seen the scene from The Inbetweeners sitcom with the main characters hopelessly trying to get into a Nightclub in London (as well as one of the characters then borrowing 'shoes' from a homeless man nearby) is tongue-in-cheek to the harsh reality of how most venues are - long queues, door entry charges, strict … Continue reading Tips for helping to get into London’s Nighttime Venues
Venue Review – XOYO, London
I've been lucky enough to come here twice over the past few months and previously several years back - I'd come a few weeks ago to watch an Orchestra re-create some of Daft Punk's Greatest Hits as well as the following week to watch. XOYO is a legendary venue - many of the world's best … Continue reading Venue Review – XOYO, London
Why London Is One of the Best Places for Nightlife [Opinion]
I've got a number of friends who have moved away from London, and, when they come back every now and then, when trying to convince them to go out - whether it's for something to eat, drink, or in a Bar to catch-up - they all have similar reasons as to why they're against it: … Continue reading Why London Is One of the Best Places for Nightlife [Opinion]
Venue Review – Notting Hill Arts Club, Notting Hill Gate
I've been here several times over the years, this past week I was there on a Saturday for a Disco Fever night (with some incredible 80s/90s Disco-fused tracks!) and knew I'd get to writing about it at some point! The layout of the venue is kind unique in that it's circular - as you go … Continue reading Venue Review – Notting Hill Arts Club, Notting Hill Gate
Venue Review – The Roxy, Rathbone Place
So a bit of a disclaimer - I have, and always will have, a soft spot for this place in my heart. I've been going there for many, many years - as it was a staple place to go if you worked in the West End - it's no-frills all-spills kind of experience - you … Continue reading Venue Review – The Roxy, Rathbone Place
How Have Smartphones Changed Nightlife… and Dancefloors?
Picture this - you're with some of your best friends on a Night out, and one of the tracks that you all know and love starts playing. In a fit of excitement, you call your friends to the Dancefloor to grab them to start dancing. Yet, they're all on their phones, adding captions to their … Continue reading How Have Smartphones Changed Nightlife… and Dancefloors?
Save Nightlife Panel at the Brighton Music Conference – April 2017
Last week, I was at the Brighton Music Conference Event – an event featuring lots of DJs, music promoters/makers and academies. There was a lot of interesting conferences throughout the day (I was there for at least five of them) - Future of Electronic Music, focusing on how the likes of DJ equipment is fast … Continue reading Save Nightlife Panel at the Brighton Music Conference – April 2017
‘The decline of London’s nightlife: who blighted the night?’ East London Lines Feature
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=1xe-iKfEyBA I've actually only got round to watching/reading this recently - but there's a really good feature that's come out that goes into regarding the current situation with London's Nightlife and the issues/challenges it faces:- http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2017/04/the-decline-of-londons-nightlife-who-blighted-the-night/ One really good standout article from all this is the 'Utpoia after dark: why nightlife matters' article page - … Continue reading ‘The decline of London’s nightlife: who blighted the night?’ East London Lines Feature