Party Tips: Halloween Weekend

Published On 30/10/2014 | News

All Hallow’s Eve is imminent which means all the freaks, ghouls and devils will be creeping out of the shadows after dark to get down and party all night long. With that in mind we’ve put together a special Halloween party guide to highlight some of the best events that are taking place around the capital this weekend. There’s a plethora of great parties to get your fangs into over the next few days, so check out our guide below for Deep House London’s recommendations, be careful out there kids… mwahahahahahaaaaaa!

Friday

Krankbrother Halloween

Dan and Kieran Clancy are experts when it comes to curating strong line-ups and acquiring cool spaces to hold parties. This weekend they take over Pulse in Blackfriars, once touted as London’s new superclub. Andrew Weatherall, Heidi, Jennifer Cardini and the krankbrothers themselves will be joined by more guests (yet to be announced) at the huge venue. We’re sure you’ll have a blood-y good time.

Andrew Weatherall | Heidi | Jennifer Cardini | krankbrother |

October 31 | Aquarium | T.N.D |

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Bugged Out Halloween

Chart bothering duo Waze & Odyssey will be taking over XOYO for this fang-tastic night bringing in French maestro Jeremy Underground Paris together with Ejeca for a bumping night of house and techno.

Waze & Odyssey | Jeremy Underground Paris | Ejeca |

October 31 | XOYO | Bugged Out |

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Friday

The Mexican Death Disco

More music that goes bump in the night at the Mexican Death Disco this Friday with Chicago legend Chez Damier along with our very own Dungeon Meat and a whole host of guests. Held at the excellent iCan Studios in Hackney Wick, the theme is Dia De Los Muertos – the Mexican Day Of The Dead festival so expect a carnivalesque atmosphere.

Chez Damier | Dungeon Meat | Frits Wentink | International Secret Guest (My Love Is Underground) | Mr Solid Gold | Deelux Audio | Krywald & Farrer | Max Van Dijk | The Giraffe the Pelly and Us |

October 31 | iCan Studios | Percolate |Beats In Space |
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Egg Halloween Special

It’s a Spanish themed line-up at Egg this Friday with the loco gang Hector Couto, Cuartero and German Brigante along with a selection of other such devilishly good acts including Amnesia resident Mar-T.

Hector Couto | Cuartero | German Brigante | Tuccillo b2b Tomoki Tamura | Mar-T |

October 31 | Egg London |

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Butter Side Up London Launch Party

Butter Side Up play it nice and simple by bringing in two strong names to take charge of their party for most of the night. Eric Cloutier and the mighty Jane Fitz will be powering through the early hours with a fine selection of music no doubt.

Eric Cloutier | Jane Fitz | Hamish Cole | Hugh Bailey | Jonny Sleight | Ciaran Hansen |

October 31 | Bar A Bar | Butter Side Up |

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NoFitState Halloween

Long running London party NoFitState returns for Halloween with another stellar line-up. They seem to smash it every time with their musical programming and this party is no excpetion. With the added bonus of fancy dress for Halloween, we’re sure this will be one of the weekend’s highlights.

Adam Shelton | Geddes | Dan Beaumont b2b Jonny Rock | Ashley Wild |

October 31 | Studio Spaces E2 | NoFitState |

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Saturday

Found Horror Series: Maya Jane Coles & Friends

London festival promoters Found present two enticing parties this weekend, on the Friday George FitzGerald curates his own party at the Troxy in east London while on Saturday the princess of darkness herself Maya Jane Coles invites a load of her mates down to Building Six in Greenwich. Big!

Maya Jane Coles | Ellen Allien | Joyce Muniz | Alex Arnout | Rob Shields | Brendan Long || Room 2: The Weird & The Wonderful: The Menendez Brothers | Anna Wall | Wax Wings |

November 1 | Building Six | Found |

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Hølic {¿Who ya Gonna call?}

We’re huge Holic fans here at Deep House London so the prospect of a Halloween themed label party with those guys has got our bloodlust at an all time peak.

Tomoki Tamura | DANNY. b2b ALI MCDOLPHIN | TEMMA-Teje | Lookleft b2b SIMON PITT |

November 1 | The Yard | Holic Trax |

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Art Of Dark

Art Of Dark come up with the goods yet again, bringing in Romania duo Praslea and Raresh for a seriously mouthwatering extended back-to-back session along with a spine-tingling selection of DJs to send chills down your spine and make your blood curdle.

Praslesh (Raresh & Praslea) – Extended Set | Colin Chiddle |

November 1 | iCan Studios | Art Of Dark |

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Needwant 5 Years

Earlier this week we premiered one of the tracks from Needwant’s celebratory five year compilation, which you should check out immediately. This weekend they celebrate their fifth anniversary with a party at the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch. The line-up is a secret but we’ve been given the heads-up and can promise you it’s one not to be missed.

Ssshhhhh… it’s a secret! |

November 1 | Ace Hotel | Needwant |

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Sunday

Abode Halloween

Currently taking Sundays by storm in south-east London Abode bring the ruckus this weekend with a superlative selection of artists for their Halloween do. Nic Faniculli and the Saved gang will be in the house alongside the Keinemusik crew, who just handed us an amazing mix.

Nic Fanciulli | Leon | Adam Port | &ME | Rampa | David Mayer | Rob Cockerton |

November 1 | Studio 338 | Abode London |

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About The Author

Marcus Barnes is a renowned music journalist based in London. As well as manning the good ship Deep House London he contributes to Mixmag, The Independent, Resident Advisor, i-D and many more music outlets.