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Old nights, old fun, old venues

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I used to love my club nights. Spent a lot of time at the Arches in Sheffield. I was to be found mainly in the upstairs bar cum chillout area, not so much downstairs in the main room (apart from, if I can remember, Grooverider). The Adelphi became a club after its time as a cinema – worked the door there – even for the deaf discos (quite unusual). These places provided a diet of techno (acid and otherwise), drum and bass, jungle, hardcore and a whole lot more.

Source: The Arches… I remember it well (if a little hazily…)

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I may be in my 60s but I still love it all. It may be the case that I do not quite have the stamina I used to have but I still love performing and being on the dance floor, chillout room, anywhere around events such.

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Nightlife and its joys

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There is nothing like the night and all of the joys you can find there. I miss my clubbing days. I miss djing and vjing, creating for events, entertaining even a small crowd. I have managed to play at quite a few clubs in and around Sheffield, also enjoying the events as an attendee. I had great fun going out to such and beyond to festivals and free parties with my daughters – yes! strange I know, but still. Even though I am in my 60s now I still love this music. It may seem odd for someone such as myself to still have a love of 2 step garage, drum and bass, dubstep, future bass, drumstep, trap, glitch and more but there you have it.

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New mixes and designs for music

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Memoria – deep soulful house – click the link above

As you may have guessed I have something of an eclectic taste in music. Particular forms of music fit with various of my moods – and no I am not just endlessly moody! I do, however, run through a whole gamut of feelings in the average day and so sucha typical day can be filled variously with anything from deep, soulful and chilled house

– I also have a love of old soul from early 60s days through to new soul – nusoul, neo soul –  by way of 80s and 90s sounds

– on into moody trip hop – I retain a real love of all sorts of artists from Portishead to London Grammar by way of Bonobo and the list would go on endlessly

– and then to drum and bass, which would include the full range of old jungle, raggaed up or not, and including liquid, atmospheric and intelligent – so my tastes go from Congo Natty to Bukem, from Marcus Visionary to Calibre

– I must mention an abiding love of 2 step garage, broken beat, chillstep, dubstep, drumstep – just go and check out my mixcloud and mixcrate pages

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click below for the new liquid mix from silverbackdj

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Africa, mixes and more – Futurhood Av | Mixcloud

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As I have said before I used to live in Africa – I spent some time living and working in Maseru, Lesotho. That time and the people I was with remain with me to this day – a big hello to Ipa, Francis, Lebo, Motsi, Teenie and all the rest …

I would love to go back and visit more … the music and those memories are all I can enjoy at the moment.

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Deep liquid – chillstep, dubstep, psydub plus

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The birthday weekend was interesting – family were well present and differently entertaining.

After the major party we headed off to see Artful Dodger and be reminded of old 2 step days, then from there an afterparty which took me back to old days of full weekend free parties and the obligatory afterparty. I was reminded of all those old days in my 50s watching the light levels rise and being annoyed by ravenous insect life from the nearby water. I am now just about sober – fourish days later …

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While running through this party weekend I remember talking to an old friend and we agreed upon that quality of the chill out afterparty – that quality which you can palpably feel where the music you are then listening to, the place you are occupying and enjoying is enriched by the continuing reminiscence, the immediate reminiscence, that afterflavour of the party you have just come from … each interacts with the other.

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The Redhouse – Nov 2nd – silverback dj and more @ Cool Beans – K*** and the gang, 50 sniffs, Spit and Strings

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Introducing a night of ludicrous entertainment, with a headline slot from the one, the only….

KUNT AND THE GANG
Kunt and the Gang’s long overdue return to Sheffield as part of their Dirty Protest tour which is getting smudged all round the country. Come join in the shenanigans and hear greatest minor internet hits and more.

NOT FOR THE EASILY OFFENDED!

“Life-affirmingly puerile stuff” CHARLIE BROOKER

http://www.kuntandthegang.co.uk/



MASSIVE SUPPORT ACTS INCLUDING…

50 SNIFFS
Boston rappers and Youtube superstars – Sniffs and the other two shall be playing all their hits. Hey – 150,000 views on YouTube can’t be wrong.

http://www.facebook.com/50Sniffs


ROFLCOPTRZ
Sheffield based lunatics playing all your favourite 90s dance hit in a way that will make you loose your head. Think Prodigy, think 2 Unlimited, think Outhere Brothers. Think 90s.

https://www.facebook.com/ROFLCOPTRZ

SPIT N STRINGS
Sheffield hip hop maestros are bringing the full band in for this special occasion, it’s not everyday you get to support a man called Kunt and his gang.

https://www.facebook.com/SpitnStringsnTheMoodyMutterings

DJ SILVERBACK Aka FUTURHOOD AV
Playing all the platters that matter, DJ Silverback shall be spinning the tunes in between the acts!

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+ Cool Beans DJs and general chat in between the live acts

£3 before 8pm, £5 after
7PM – 2AM
http://www.mixcloud.com/futurhoodav/a-slightly-mashed-world/
http://www.mixcloud.com/futurhoodav/mashedncrashed/
http://www.mixcloud.com/futurhoodav/which-way-is-word/

http://www.mixcloud.com/futurhoodav/disco-goes-to-town/

http://www.mixcloud.com/futurhoodav/bcr-radio-mix-xam-show/