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  1. Really looking forward to DJing at this event! The Howard is a part of trance folklore since the Gatecrasher pre-party days, and this years breakout success, The Rocking Chair, provides an atmospheric and intimate venue to keep the party going to 4am!
  2. Not long to go now! Ticket sales have been strong so it's set to be a great night!
  3. Resurrection - Bank Holiday Sunday 20th April - The Leadmill Main Room : '89-'99 Indie, Britpop, Madchester. Resurrection aims to bring back to life the musical greatness of the 89-99 era of UK Indie and Club culture. In the main room of Sheffields historical 1000 capacity landmark music venue, The Leadmill, we will delve into the eleven years that heralded the defining era of Britpop, Madchester and Alt Rock. In April 1989, the Stone Roses released their eponymous debut album and changed the musical landscape of the UK almost overnight, giving birth to a music genre which would becom e known as Madchester, which infused elements of traditional guitar music with the the new and exciting Acid House culture that was emerging through the seminal Haçienda nightclub in Manchester. Artists such as the Happy Mondays, James, The Charlatans and Inspiral Carpets emerged from Manchester in the same period, along with other UK bands with similar influences such as Primal Scream and and The Farm. Fast forward five years to April 1994 and Sheffield band Pulp release the critically acclaimed His n Hers , just as the exciting new Britpop scene gets into full swing with Blur's Parklife and Oasis's Definitely Maybe becoming two of the biggest selling albums that year. The Britpop era lasted through most of the 90s with hit releases by bands such as Elastica, Ocean Colour Scene, Suede & Supergrass, not forgetting the massive follow-up releases by Pulp, Blur and Oasis in 1995. This music was the soundtrack to Cool Brittania, otherwise characterised by a booming economy, football fever as England hosted Euro 96 and the success of British films such as Trainspotting, Lock Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels and The Full Monty, not to mention a seismic shift in the balance of political power. For one night only this golden era of music and the spirit of that time will be recreated in the Leadmill main room, but thats not all... Room 2: Old Skool Club Classics In Room 2 we celebrate the other musical phenomenon of the the 89-99 era. The explosion of dance music in all its forms! Were not going to strictly stick with any one genre here, what we will deliver is an exciting variety from the Acid House of 89 to the euphoric Trance of 99 mixed in with as many house, garage, rave, hip-hop and commercial dance hits as we can possibly squeeze in! Expect to hear club bangers from artists such as Prodigy / Faithless / Chemical Brothers / Technotronic / Snap! / Robin S / N-Trance / Baby D / Urban Cookie Collective / Corona / Artful Dodger / JX / Livin Joy / Armand van helden / Stardust / Underworld / De La Soul etc Drinks Deals £2 Red Stripe £2Gaymers £3.50 Double Premium Vodka Mixer 60p Shots of Sambuxo / Lixx Tickets Buy tickets in advance from http://theleadmill.seetickets.com/Event/resurrection-bank-holiday-sunday/the-leadmill-club/778580 to avoid queues and guarantee entry. They are available at the discounted price of £4 and are also available from Sa-Kis on Division Street. Any remaining tickets will be available on the door priced at £5. Doors open at 11pm.
  4. Pure on Raw near Kelham Island specialise in this. http://www.pureonraw.co.uk/
  5. Yates on a Thursday is 50% off all food. Bought 2 meals on the "2 for £7.99" offer for £3.99 this Thurs just gone and the quality was decent too.
  6. August 1999: http://www.mediafire.com/?ts3zp73er3r6d12 November 1999: http://www.mediafire.com/?es3836solx5x26v May 2000: http://www.mediafire.com/?93lz87djrg448uu August 2000: http://www.mediafire.com/?42259gelpr1tzi1 2001: http://www.mediafire.com/?yk2k8hjfghtxets There is a full lisitng of many other downloadable (never released commercially) Matt Hardwick sets here: Matt Hardwick Forum - Tracklist Archive Sadly I can't help with the missing mix featuring BT.
  7. ★★★ Urban Milkshake -100% R&B - Every Sunday at Jacosa Lounge Bar ★★★ Sundays in Sheffield need shaking up big time and Urban Milkshake is here to do just that! We're here to deliver a sweet frothy blend of fresh and classic urban jams at Jacosa Lounge / Bar, undoubtedly the most stylish and sophisticated bar on West Street, Sheffield's number one party strip, and entry is totally free! We've got the venue, the music and the drinks offers to make this Sheffield's NUMBER ONE Sunday night event, you guys are the cherry on top that will make each event so special ! ♫♫♫ Music Policy♫♫♫ This is a night for people who want to get deep down and dirty on the dancefloor, expect R&B brimming with sex appeal and attitude, a milkshake so thick you're gonna need an extra straw! DJ Squeaky Kleen (Viper Rooms / Paris) brings you slick cuts from: Jay Z - Kanye West - Drake - Rihanna - Lil' Wayne - Tyga - A$AP Rocky - Trey Songz - Nicki Minaj - French Montana - Gyptian - Serani - Sean Paul - Ne-Yo - Usher - Nelly - 50 Cent - Notorious B.I.G. Snoop Dogg - Dr Dre - Destiny's Child...we could go on but you know the score! ★★★ Drinks Deals ★★★ Bottles £1.50* - 4 for £5! JagerBombs £1.50 - 4 for £5! Vodka / Gin / Rum + Mixer - £1.50 Make it a Double - £2.50! Jack Daniels +Mixer - £2 House Wine (Glass) - £2.50 House Wine (Bottle) - £8.00 2 Cocktails* for £6 *Selected Lines. Go VIP! VIP Table Packages Are Available & Include Waitress Service. For More Information E-mail: vip@playtimepromotions.co.uk Like Urban Milkshake on Facebook ---------- Post added 17-03-2013 at 05:00 ---------- Tonigh it the night folks! Finish St Patricks Day off in style!
  8. A new weekly Sunday night event called "Urban Milkshake" launches at Jacosa Bar on West St on St Patricks Day. The music policy is classic and modern R&B and will run 9pm til 3am. Cheap drinks offers include selected bottles of beer and alco-pop at £1.50 (4 for $5), Jagerbombs £1.50 (4 for £5), Smirnoff/Bacardi/Gordon's + Mixer £1.50 (single), £2.50 (double), JD + Mixer £2 (single). Bottles of Wine £8. Glass of Wine £2.50. Selected cocktails 2 for £6.
  9. I found last night's "XL deepstack" to be a tad dissapointing. The blinds move up rapidly (every 20 minutes) in quite a steep manner. Of the 31 entrants, 21 still remained when the blinds were 1200/600 with antes coming into play from a very early stage too, at this point the avg stack was only around 22,000. Basically the first 2 hours saw a minimal amount of chips change hands and then all of a sudden all hell breaks loose. Do all your games have such a steep blind progression? Or just Wednesdays?
  10. Hi guys. I wasn't exactly sure where to post this, but since it's nightclub music and I'm from Sheffield I think it shoud be OK here. The soundcloud link is below, you can stream it or download it it by clicking on the small arrow above the soundwave. All feedback welcome! Tracklist: 1. Tom Colontonio - Trinium [streamlined] 2. Sasha Virus Vs Rex Mundi - Metrostone (Holmes & Hollywood Mash-Up) [CD-R] 3. Tilt - No Other Day (Tilt's Cetury Remix) [Lost Language] 4. Grube & Hovsepian - Invisible [Coldharbour Recordings] 5. Nick Callaghan & Will Atkinson - Blizzard (Liquid Soul Remix) [Perfecto Fluoro] 6. Scott Project Vs Talla 2XLC - Chemistry (Talla 2XLC Remix) [Addicted To Trance] 7. Cold Blue - Lucidity [Monster Tunes] 8. Allure ft JES - Show Me The Way (Solarstone Club Mix) [New State Music] 9. Tonerush - Chips & Modems [Echleon] 10. Jorn Van Deynhoven & Talla 2XLC - Avalon (Talla 2XLC Remix) [Liquid Recordings] 11. Oliver Brooks pres. O.B. - Jetlag [borderline] 12. Kuffdam - Back In Sensation [Hyline Music] 13. Menno De Jong - Ancient Mysteries (A Force Remix) [intuition] 14. Robbie Van Doe - Autumn [Nu-Depth Recordings] 15. Inflexion - Pure (Activa Remake) [Free Download] http://soundcloud.com/craigholmes/craig-alchemy-holmes-august
  11. Try SAS (Steves Airport Service). He's taken me to Wembley before, price was agreeable! 07976664484.
  12. Due to the one way system the meter can be on £5 before I've left the town centre which is quite annoying, but thats not your fault. Would be good if you had a small rank at centretainment. After a trip to the cinema, the last thing I want to do is wait at a freezing cold tram stop for 20 minutes.
  13. Be great to see you there dude, re-creating the glory days!
  14. I'm getting pretty excited about this event now! So many good tunes to potentially play, but I'm going to be ruthless with my track selection, only the best of the best will even be considered!
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