Outlook Festival x Cazer – 2017 Line Up Announcement visuals

WhoiIII! Outlook Festival is back! Now in their 10th year, the Croatian based festival situated in Fort Punta Christo has become a stalwart within the annual festival calendar for music lovers everywhere.  2017 has an even crazier line up than …
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Nubiyan Twist + Sounds Of Harlowe + Worm Disco Club – Live at The Fleece, Bristol – 13-04-2017

Since their self titled debut in 2015, Nubiyan Twist, the powerhouse 10 piece London and Leeds based collective have been tearing up live shows across Europe. Their unique fusion of Dub, Funk, Soul, Jazz, Afro-beat and Hip Hop creates a …
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Elements & Acorn Tapes Present – Wun Two – Live At HiFi, Leeds – 03/03/17

Elements continue their prolific monopoly on the live hip-hop scene in Leeds with a line-up of talented producers and DJs. They partner with independent label Acorn Tape to bring us a night headlines by renowned German beatmaker Wun Two, and …
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TrueMendous x Desree – Word On The Street – Stereo 92 – 01-02-2017

Walking down the stairs into Stereo 92 I was greeted by a cozy setting of chairs and candlelit tables shadowing the stage, unaware that in a few moments the intimate space would feel far from small as it became chock-full …
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Tom Misch – Live at Thekla – Bristol – 26-11-2016

  With only a few dates left on this 2016 tour, Tom Misch’s next stop was the chilly waters of Bristol’s harbour. If you missed Tom Misch at Thekla at the end of November, then you really missed out! In a …
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UK Beatbox Championships Finals – Live at Scala – London – 19-11-2016

I’ll be honest, I’ve never really been into beatboxing, and it’s something that has always slipped under the Wordplay radar. I think because these days beatboxing isn’t strictly hip-hop beats and tends to be more dubstep or drum and bass. …
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Cinematic Orchestra – Live at Colston Hall – Bristol – 14-11-2016

Ninja Tune label mates Cinematic Orchestra are a rare commodity. A sessional group, headed by Joe Swinscoe and Dom Smith. Their sound is a fusion of Classical, Jazz, Soul and at points breaks (with a driving drum rhythm). With a …
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PREVIEW: UK Beatbox Championships Final – Scala, London – 19-11-2016

This Saturday 19th November, Scala will open its doors to the highest caliber of vocal percussionists you will set eyes on in the UK (and beyond for that matter!). For the 11th year running, the insatiable annual UK Beatbox Championships …
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Loyle Carner – Live at The Old Marble Factory – Bristol – 08-10-16

  Rarely are there artists who can transcend genres, and excite and engage audiences irrespective of age, passions and interests, but when they do appear it’s a truly special experience. That’s definitely the case with the lightning performance given by …
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PREVIEW: UK Beatbox Championships – Bristol – 02-09-2016

The UK Beatbox Championships have long been a highlight of the UK’s annual events. Now spanning across 2 cities, with as ever stirling line ups, the Bristol based elimination and under 18’s rounds are set to be jam packed day …
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FourToTheFloor exclusive screening at Sonos Studio – London

Last week Wordplay were invited to attend the launch of Channel 4’s late night music show FourtotheFloor (FTTF) at the lovely London home to Sonos Studio. The screenings were complimented by Thris Thian and United Vibrations both delivering exciting and intimate …
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Fresh Kids Club presents: Lunar C live @ The Parish, Huddersfield (live)

Nearly a year had passed since the last Fresh Kids Club event happened in Huddersfield, but in true FKC style they came back in style! Having previously put on the likes of Akil The MC, Genesis Elijah & Apatite, the …
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Boom Bap Festival 2016 highlights

  Boom Bap Festival for 5 years has been at the heart of the UK’s hip-hop scene, and is ever gaining traction across Europe due to its undying ambition to represent every aspect of the music we love. Taking place …
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Ghostface Killah – Live At Stylus – Leeds – 09/05/16

On Ghostface Killah’s birthday the legendary Wu-Tang MC makes an appearance in Leeds joined by Killah Priest, an equally prolific solo artist, and also a member of the excellent Sunz Of Man. Ghost has maintained success with quality album’s and …
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Ghostface Killah – Live At Leeds University – 09/05/16 – PREVIEW

On Monday night Leeds promoters Elements and BamBamBam return with an event bigger than ever before. Hot on the heels of the excellent Akua Naru show last month they’re bringing the legendary Ghostface Killah of the seminal Wu-Tang Clan to …
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