General.. Getting wonky, all night electro parties, suits, electronic musik, strong continental lager, records made by baldies in basements in Berlin, hats, g-funk, bostik, Sheffield computer music, pastel shades, late nite Elif action, rakish shoes, Victorian mausoleums, GO! magazine
Music.. Kompakt, Radioclit, Frederic Galliano, Deize Tigrona, ESG, DJ Assault, Crystal Castles, DJ Koze, MIA, Art of Disco, Buraka Som Sistema, Chloe, Sid Le Rock, DJ Rupture, Claude Vonstroke, Squire of Gothos, Toddla T, New Order, Terror Danjah, Steve Albini, Sweat X, Mowgli, DJ Sandrinho, Daniel Haaksman, Justin Martin/Martin Brothers, Stereotyp, Mathew Jonson, Hyperdub, Underground Resistance, Hiem, Ku Bo, Drexciya, Grace Jones, Loose Joints, Switch, Hollertronix, Tekel, Roska, Amanda Blank, Playhouse, Aaron Carl, Fat Truckers, El-P, Kool Keith, Kill the DJ, Jennifer Cardini, DJ Deeon, Clone, Rolo Tomassi, Boredoms, Gary Martin, Diplo, Poker Flat, Carl A Finlow, In Flagranti, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Dexter, Trentemoller, Bpitch, DJ T, Two Lone Swordsmen, Cybotron, Soul Jazz, Creme Organisation, Riva Starr, KLF, Microthol, Schooly D, Slayer, Newcleus, Man Parrish, Milk D, Nation of Ulysses, Edu K, Hashim, Kraftwerk, Prince, N.O.I.A., Scottie B, Talking Heads, Chaka Khan, Wire, Rag and Bone, The Condor Moments
HeroesIvan Smagghe, New Order, Guy Debord, Evel Knievel , Tony Wilson, the pioneers of Sheffield electronic music, Phuture, Kendo Nagasaki ..
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About Rough Disko
Four shop-soiled Steel City DJs playing the best in booty/8-bit/wrong house/electro/wonky techno/B'more club/old rave/baile funk/bleepcore/disco/Sheffield computer music.
Venue: The next Rough Disko jump-offs are at The Harley...
RD warehouse parties and other lo-fi isht, various venues in Sheffield, whenever we pull our collective finger out.
Club night (2004 - present)
One of 'the most exciting things happening in the UK' (International DJ Magazine, April 2006, 'Underground UK' cover story)
Co-hosts of a series of warehouse parties in conjunction with post-industrial city lovers GO! magazine, wreaking maximum damage on the city's more discerning residents.
Guest slot at 'Spannered' picked as one of 'the top ten nights in the land' (DJ Magazine)
One of 'the best independent nights around' (NME, 12th July 08)
'Half of the DJs in Sheffield look so emaciated you'd swear they'd been raised on a geek battery farm, but they still sound great. This lot are no different.' (The Guardian guide - club pick of the week 4th Oct 08)
Getting plenty of props for their bass-heavy blows' - DJ Mag dot com
: Scratcha DVA (Hyperdub/Rinse FM), Jackmaster (Numbers/ Dress2$weat), Toy Selectah (Mad Decent), Ben UFO (Hessle Audio), Cooly G (Hyperdub), Doc Daneeka (Ramp), Martin Kemp (Blunted Robots), Subeena (Planet Mu/Opit), Bok Bok (Night Slugs), Grievous Angel (Idle Hands/Keysound), Pipes (Kabal), Venom & Damage (7 Year Glitch), Lowlife Digital, Crystal Castles, Kissy Sell Out, Mowgli (Southern Fried/FreshFish), Oris Jay aka Darqwan (Texture/legendary dubstep pioneer), Kanji Kinetic (Rag n' Bone/ Electrostimulation Recs), Scott Cooper (Wearhouse/Pottymouth), Isa GT (Girlcore), Druzzi's Baltimore Rave Club (Ben Fat Trucker & Dan FC Kahuna), Bozzwell (Hiem/Eskimo/Crosstown Rebels/Kompakt), Zombie Disco Squad (Get Rude), Casper Clark (Fluokids/Blogger's Delight), Squire of Gothos (Electrostimulation Records) RunHideSurvive (Club Pony), Skull Juice (Walk the Night/Blogger's Delight),DMX Krew, Richard H Kirk (Cabaret Voltaire), Toddla T (1965 Records/Machines Don't Care), Camp Actor, Ben Rymer (Gucci Soundsystem), C90, Webstarr (Forefront), Raised by Wolves DJs, Mossadon (Electro Empire/Club Marguerita), Trademark, Your Mum My Mum (Liars Club), Heads We Dance, Up You, Darlings of the Splitscreen, Up & Atom (Club Pony), Pygmy Globetrotters, Mugshots, Adam Smith, Ultramegasupadeadly, Arctic Monkeys, The Yell, Clev Cleverley (Invisible Spies), Ross Orton (MIA/Fat Truckers) & Sophie Toes plus others…
///PLUS DJ SETS ALONGSIDE///
The Rapture (NYE 2007, Sheffeeeel), Electrelane, Joe Ransom (Fabric), Kid Acne, Arctic Monkeys (again), Printed Circuit, Ralph Razor (Razor Stiletto), various other reprobates...
//PEOPLE FRONT 'CAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW...
Who I'd like to meet:..
- Status: Swinger
- Height: 0' 1"
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo