Tag: nightclub

Swiss Architects Design Inflatable Nightclub For Your Next After, After, After Party

No, it’s not some androgynous new sex toy. What you’re seeing above is actually an inflatable club space fro Swiss architects Bureau A. Designed to house the annual Federation of Swiss Architects party (surely a MUST attend event), the structure named “Shelter,” features a bar, dance floor, DJ booth, and furniture, all built out of PVC. This makes the “club” inflatable and, thus, highly portable too. On the space, Bureau A described it’s design in the most pretentiously architectural way possible with, “For one night, the black hole of a neat and well-organised society is revealed as a potential for ... Read more

DJ Pierre Launches Only “Underground” Atlanta Nightclub

House veteran DJ Pierre is getting into the club ownership game, launching WildPitch in Atlanta, Georgia. Announced via a slew of Instagram content, some of which you can see below, Pierre describes the venue as the “the only true underground venue for house and techno in Atlanta,” going on to say that, “egos are left at the door and positive vibes reign”. For those wondering, the venue already features many trademarks of DJ Pierre’s career, including its name, which was the name of the movement Pierre created whilst moving to the East Coast. Also, his Afro Acid concept will play ... Read more

New Amsterdam Club Opens In Former Studio 80 Space

With the shuttering of Studio 80’s doors in the latter months of 2015, Amsterdam lost one of its most valuable underground nightspots. Now, it has been announced that the former Studio 80 space will launch a new club, Claire, will open this October, bringing the likes of Chez Damier, Gilles Peterson and Matthew Herbert to Amsterdam’s Rembrandtplein over the coming months. The new owners, Juri Miralles and Marlon Arfman, who also have their hands involved in local clubs Bloemenbar & Disco Dolly, have announced the spot will be open Thursday-Saturday and feature many a local house, techno and disco act. ... Read more

At Least 20 Killed In Florida Nightclub Shooting

Unfortunately it’s another day another mass shooting int he United States. This time it comes at a popular LGBT club Pulse in Orlando, Florida, where officials have said a gunmen opened fire in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing at least 20 and injuring some 40+ others. Though not being looked at as exclusively a result of religious extremism the act is undeniably terror, more probably, that of the right wing domestic variety. As last year’s Paris attacks have shown, as well as the subsequent 2016 summer threats on several International festivals, nightlife and festival culture may be a ... Read more

Gallery: Christmas, Studio 54-Style

Nowhere was Christmas and the holiday season celebrated as intensely as in New York’s Studio 54, the iconic disco nightclub known for its celebrity-filled dance floors and institutionalised debauchery. Tod Papageorge was one of the many photographers that roamed around the club during the nightly hours, immortalising scenes of Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, Michael Jackson and Truman Capote chatting away under glasses of $300 champagne. Time magazine calls his photographs of bleary-eyed disco queens as “something akin to poetry“. The following photographs come from various Studio 54 Christmas and holiday season parties, including images of male visitors cozying up, bowtied, scantily dressed santas and coked ... Read more

Staff Caught Taking XTC On The Job At Australian Nightclub

There doesn’t seem to be an end to the amount of drug-excess stories coming in from Australia. The Imperial Hotel in Erskineville, Australia, was forced to temporarily close by the police this weekend after it was found that staff of the nightclub, situated in the hotel, were taking XTC on the job. “The police raided the hotel on Saturday night and charged two staff members with taking XTC while serving drinks to guests” On Friday, The Office of Liquor, Gaming, and Racing carried out a targeted operation last weekend after the Imperial Hotel’s nightclub, ‘The Spice Cellar’, had been reported ... Read more

‘Berghain-At-Sea’ Fort Sold To Anonymous Buyer

Remember that disused fort in the river Thames that went up for sale this summer? It has actually been bought now. The Victorian building, built in a series of coastal defence projects in the 19th century, left much to be desired regarding looks but has now been obtained by a buyer who wishes to remain anonymous. The original asking price for the ‘Grain Tower Battery’ was set at £500.000 (roughly €635.000) but was eventually lowered to £400.000, still a bargain for what it is that you are gaining ownership of. A nice one-bedroom flat in the centre of London would ... Read more