Tag Archive: Manchester

Listen X Werkha ▼ Le Roitelet

Check this new fire from Manchester beatsmith Werkha

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Don’t sleep!

Download X New Borland EP

Our good friends Borland have just released a cracking new EP on This City is Ours, this comes highly recommended and at name your price it’d be rude not to!

Check it

13/02/13 X Futureproof feat. Omas X Aver

Our weekly social continues at Soup Kitchen with a different guest every week throughout February.

This week we have The Natural Curriculum’s own Omas and Aver gracing the decks. These two need no introduction and have been the backbone of some of Manchester’s finest hip hop productions over the last few years. Support as usual will come from MOF residents Joe Who? and Dan Nation.


This Wednesday we continue our weekly social at Soup Kitchen with local hip hop stalwarts Taste the Diff’rence. Music will be running from 6-midnight, Reach!

Facebook event here

01/12/2012 // DJ Boogie Blind // Odder

This Saturday see’s Mind on Fire collaborating with Will Not Be Televised and In The Loop to bring DJ Boogie blind to the newly renovated function room at Odder.

With top notch local support in the form of TNC’s Bill Sykes, showcasing material off his new EP, Konny Kon, In the Loop’s Agent G & DJ A-up along with resident MOF selectors

Did we mention its all for free?


This Saturday our good friends In the Loop are hosting a city centre workshop including insights into writing bars and making beats.

PETE CANNON – breakdown of beat making
MECCA 83 – providing beats to write to
LYRICALLIGRAPHY/BEDOS – leading the writing

CYPHER to finish


12-4PM // FREE



Mouth Musick #1

Check out the new video series Mouth Musick, a great concept and platform for both budding MCs and veterans of the scene.

In their own words…

An innovative series bringing the focus back to content over glamour. MouthMusick invites you to explore the beauty of oratory, sound and musicality without distraction. Presented to you in many forms, this series includes lyricism, beatboxing, spoken word poetry and more. We will not reveal the identities of any of the artists featured leaving it open for you to appreciate new and established talent without bias. If you like it, search them out for yourself, it won’t be difficult trust us. To find out more and how to get involved in Mouth Musick, email: mouthmusick@gmail.com

Mind on Fire @ UnConvention Hulme

On 10/11/2012 Mind on Fire DJs make an appearance at the Junction for UnConvention hulme.

Un-Convention is a not for profit global grassroots and independent creative membership organisation. It’s crowd sources from it’s community for ideas that will help independent music makers, producers and communities. Starting off as a homegrown Manchester organisation it has since branched out holding events as far afield as Colombia, Spain, Venezuela, Uganda, Brazil, Germany and India.

Un-Convention 10.11.12 will explore Moss Side and Hulme’s rhyme, punk, rave, party, reggae and dance culture that ultimately influenced the world. 10.11.12 will feature the most diverse performers, musicians and DJs from Manchester’s exciting past and present. Through a magical journey of unpredictable encounters, parties, exhibitions, projections and talks, we will unravel the secrets of the cultural melting pot of Manchester, Moss Side and Hulme.

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Mind on Fire @ Future Everything

Today marks the start of Manchester’s Future Everything festival. The annual event takes part in a variety of venues across the city and is focussed on celebrating and innovating forward thinking art, music and ideas. Mind on Fire is proud to once again have a heavy involvement in the festival:

16/05/2012 (Today!)-

FutureEverything + MUTEK in association with Mind on Fire present the FutureEverything Opening Party on Weds 16 May with exclusive LIVE sets from Deadbeat + Andy Stott at Islington Mill.

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/189213861183080/


FutureEverything in association with Mind on Fire present DJ Cheeba (Solid Steel A/V Set) + Hot Vimto + Jonny Dub + Omas + Mind on Fire DJs at Islington Mill on Fri 18 May 2012.

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/235547129872152/


Brazilian beatsmith Amon Tobin will be bringing his world renowned ISAM live A/V experience to Academy 1 to headline the festival. Supporting will be Mind on Fire collaborators Paper Tiger and Raikes Parade

Video: Dayse & Aver – ‘No Exit’

Check out the brilliant new Dayse & Aver video for No Exit taken from their debut, EP0001. Directed by Joe Gavin.

Dayse & Aver play Now Then at Antwerp Mansion on Thursday 22nd March with their new live band.

DAYSE & AVER – NO EXIT from Snake Eyes Films. on Vimeo.