Big Wave returns for another Halloween rave and they’ve got this gruesome twosome in tow; Andrew Weatherall & Ivan Smagghe take up their Wrong Meeting moniker ALL NIGHT LONG. Wrong Meeting ran on a Thursday night at the infamous T-Bar and went on an excursion through the nether reaches of the world of the electronic and much more besides.
Autumn Street Studios, E3, Saturday 29 October 2016, 23:00 – 6:00 | £10 + BF
After the success of their 2015 debut, MIRRORS returns for a second edition, with the likes of Bat For Lashes, Allah-Las, F*cked Up and Bill Ryder-Jones set to headline the multi-venue live music event, taking place across six stunning Hackney locations.
Various Venues – Hackney, London, Saturday 29 October 2016, 14:00, £25 + BF.
THE HYDRA & LWE: DRUMCODE HALLWEEN AFTER DARK
Now one of the biggest dates in the capital’s techno calendar, Drumcode Halloween returns once more this October. Keeping the party going through the eve’s darkest hours, The Hydra and LWE host Drumcode Halloween After Dark with label boss Adam Beyer, and a selection of Drumcode’s favourite acts. Not one to be missed, the witching hour is nearly upon us.
Studio Spaces, E1, Saturday 29 October 2016, 22:00 – 06:00.
THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT VS NINJA TUNE
Iconic British independent label ceaselessly champion forward thinking music. Label favourite Bonobo headlines on the night, delivering a rare UK DJ set to showcase his melodic sensibilities. In typical Ninja Tune style, the rest of the line-up offers a variety of styles and left turns, veering from Lone’s neon lit techno, to Romare’s mix of afrobeat, disco and dusty house, to Jon Hopkins’ abstract techno experimentation, to Gilles Peterson impeccably selected jazz, and beyond.
Friday 28 October 2016 SOULECTION Presents The Sound Of Tomorrow, Store Street, Manchester, 21:30 – 04:30.
ELROW DAY & NIGHT
Barcelona’s elrow night is flying into Manchester for a truly international Halloween special. Spanish techno selectors Toni Varga and Marc Maya are set to be joined by the cream of the UK house scene, with notorious party starters Eats Everything and Skream dropping their crowd pleasing mix of bass heavy house and disco tinged techno. Meanwhile German Duo Pan-Pot can be relied on to take the crowd on a sonic journey, moving from deep, intricate head music to floor filling techno anthems. Earlier, capable support comes from Bastian Bux, Robert James, Lukas, Adam Shelton, Tom Cravenand Krysko, exploring the many dimensions of quality underground house and techno.
Store Street, Manchester, Saturday 29 October 17:00 – 05:00.