Hold It Down..
A patchwork posse of nomadic DJs descending on nooks, crannies, back rooms and basements across Manchester with the simple aim of turning up, playing records, sharing a cracking few hours with others and then shuffling off into the night. No frills, no gimmicks, just disco, house and techno with character, soul, vivacity and verve aimed squarely at the dancefloor, all haphazardly stitched together on the fly by residents with suitably bulging record collections to share..
Coming soon to an October near you:
HOLD IT DOWN.. IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
We've deliberated on this one for years, checking out warehouses, barns, shooting lodges and chapels in our quest for the perfect away day. Now that we've found the perfect place keep October 17th-19th free for castle corrupting convivials..
Come and see us playing records:
21/09/14 @ THE HALLAMSHIRE (Sheffield)
27/09/14 @ CONSTELLATIONS (Liverpool)
03/10/14 @ MONO (Manchester)
18/10/14 @ HOLD IT DOWN.. IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE (Out Int' Sticks)
07/11/14 @ THE OBSERVATORY (Liverpool)
29/11/14 @ THE OBSERVATORY (Liverpool)
or in the meantime you can get your fill by listening to any of the old mixes on our increasingly well stocked Soundcloud page or by tuning into our regular 'Holding It Down' internet radio shows, Tuesdays 7pm on MyHouseYourHouse and Saturdays 10pm on Chart Mix FM..
Video killed the radio star! Fresh footage of idiots playing records!
In early 2013 Fishbeast Productions followed us across the UK for a gig-packed weekend armed with a handy camera to pick up the madness. Here are the results..