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4 hours ago, Matt - Ed Banger Records said:

My mates live across the road from Oval Space and really like it as a venue, I’ve never been myself but I’ve only heard good things. 

Nice one cheers mate sounds good, had a few dodgy nights in london that have been way too packed and not my sort of crowds so very excited for this one!

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also while i'm here anyone got any good glasto alternatives for this year? Last year was fantastic and i'm still yet to fill that gap

Really enjoyed secret garden party  and lost village this year and i've been eyeing up a few like Farr festival, gottwood which so far has some lovely line up announcements. Also only just found out about noisily which looks like quite nice vibes but a bit too much psytrance for me haha.

 

Oh and Houghton festival, gutted i gave that one a miss this year but finances restricted me...

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9 hours ago, Ammonite said:

Is there much old skool at Glastonbury? Acid house, rave, piano classic type stuff.

yep, plenty. you'll often find some of the names of that classic late 80s/90s era playing at Glastonbury too.

some acts that have played in the last few years: 808 State, Phuture, Kevin Saunderson, A Guy Called Gerald, Masters At Work, Felix Dickinson, Roger Sanchez, DJ Pierre and probably loads more i've forgotten.

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17 hours ago, Matt - Ed Banger Records said:

My mates live across the road from Oval Space and really like it as a venue, I’ve never been myself but I’ve only heard good things. 

they guy(s) who do lots of the booking for Oval Space and Pickle Factory had been up in Leeds for many years and know their stuff (can vouch for them personally) so expect many an interesting lineup in the years to come.

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17 hours ago, Matt - Ed Banger Records said:

Nothing worse than an oversold night is there, I hate it when you spend half your night either getting bumped around or having to let people through the crowd. 

yeah its the worst, especially if you've paid a fair chunk of money to be there. Feels like you're being ripped off and the promoters are raking it in. I think its the price we have paid for everything becoming about who is on the lineup rather than to which club you're going to.

DJs and their agents obviously don't help with their at times insane fee demands. the scene is only going more commercial and its getting tiresome. Seek out your local smaller niche parties and you'll have a better night most of the time. Thankfully we still have cosmic slop and love muscle in leeds that are run for the right reasons by excellent people who care.

On the other hand i think I sometimes enjoy festivals that bit more as you can usually find yourself a bit more space to dance than in a club.

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On 19/12/2017 at 3:07 PM, joemason96 said:

any of you lot been oval space recently I've heard so many mixed reviews but I'm going down on 22nd for Fengler and Vrilski and thought you guys might have a few comments on it? This year I haven't really gone anywhere apart from my local dingy sweaty basement that is  The Brickworks in Nottingham. Fantastic venue though, especially when the Wigflex events are on and they get the likes of Overmono, Call Super, Helena Hauff and Objekt.

Yeah go quite a lot, it's alright as a club venue (sound is fine), but if you can get to the Pickle Factory over the road, do so. Often they open both for big nights. Oval Space is a pretty cool venue itself, and attracts a half decent crowd. Prefer PF though.

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On 12/20/2017 at 9:51 AM, ghostdancer1 said:

yep, plenty. you'll often find some of the names of that classic late 80s/90s era playing at Glastonbury too.

some acts that have played in the last few years: 808 State, Phuture, Kevin Saunderson, A Guy Called Gerald, Masters At Work, Felix Dickinson, Roger Sanchez, DJ Pierre and probably loads more i've forgotten.

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