Tag: Fabric

New Organization Aims To Protect UK Nightlife

With clubbing seemingly existent within a volatile state of limbo in many of the world’s biggest cities, the UK has undoudtedly seen some of the worst casualties, with several prominent nightspots shutting in the last few months, notably in London. After the closing of renowned clubs like Plastic People and Crucifix Lane, as well as the near miss that was Fabric‘s closure threat, Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) aims to prove that the late-night industry has plenty of positives, especially within the realms of, “employment, business rates, regeneration of areas and tourism to the UK“.  Given that the industry generates 6% ... Read more

London Clubbing Institution Fabric Faces Closure Threats

Having been crowned DJ Magazine’s best club in the world twice over its near two decade run, seminal London underground house and techno institution Fabric is now facing the –all-too-familiar- realities of narcotic-blamed closure. Claiming recent incidents involving patrons falling seriously ill, culminating in the MDMA related death of an 18-year-old woman in September, Fabric’s license will go under review at the Islington council later tonight. Should the council vote on revocation; the result would mean an immediate closure of the beloved Farringdon venue. In a rather vague police report, the ambiguous term “immaturity” relating to club patrons as the ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Tom Trago

We had a little chat with Tom Trago on Skype and talked about his upcoming album, his gig at Buiten Westen this Saturday, the need of collaboration between a human and computer and most importantly, to which music Tom likes to have sex. “I try and keep a human feel to my music by recording with analogue equipment” Hi Tom, how are you? Hi man I’m fine! And you? Me too. Can you see me? Can you see me? Do you want to see me? Yeah sure, turn the camera on. Okay… —– Connection Lost——- Tom? … nothing…. After a ... Read more