The Black Madonna

By Dan Beaumont   The Black Madonna has had quite the year in 2014. We fell in love with her from afar via some standout mixes, stellar word of mouth, on-point interviews and through booking all of our favourite DJs at Chicago’s legendary Smart Bar, where she just happens to be talent buyer by day […]


Enigmatic house DJ and producer Brawther spent his teenage summers travelling from his hometown of Paris as part of an exchange program to live with a host family in the Midlands and got exposed early on to the British dance music scene. Now, living in Leeds, Brawther has become a protégé of Chicago legend Chez Damier, […]

Reza Athar

By Elektra Complex  It’s been a year of debuts for Balearic lifestyle specialist, Reza Athar, with appearances at the soon to be history Trouw Amsterdam and Berlin’s Salon Zur Wilden Renate. On top of that, his Horizon parties have been taking the Dutch capitial by storm with guests including Daniele Baldelli, Jennifer Cardini, Ewan Pearson, […]

Op-Ed: Porn Outrage

By Ted Rogers WE’VE DONE IT AGAIN UK: A society of NO-NO’s and NO RESPONSIBILITY SYNDROME! [Read about the BBFC’s new ruling on what acts can be seen in video-on-demand pornography in the UK here] Banning acts like watersports, or shoving a truncheon inside someone is not going to make sex any safer. It will […]

Whitney Weiss

This Thursday Paris-based international DJ Whitney Weiss joins us for a r’n’b infused jam at weekly girl-night Clam Jam! Ahead of the party, residents Bica and Cathal quizzed Whitney on Parisian lesbians, songs involving prolific use of the word “pussy” and Prince… By Bica and Cathal Hiya Whitney! Welcome to cLAM jAM……what naughty words on […]

Lesbians And Gays Support The Miners

This Saturday Camden Unison presents a special screening of Pride at the Rio Cinema in Dalston. Based on the true story of the Lesbian And Gays Support The Miners alliance set up in 1984 by Mark Ashton and Mike Jackson, the film charts the LGSM from its foundation to the fund-raising the group did for […]

Hugo Bo Chanel

Currently studying at the Fine Arts School of Marseille, and as an erasmus student at Camberwell College of Arts, Hugo Bo Chanel is multidisciplinary practitioner, specialising in photography, painting, dancing, performance, video and music, not to mention a performance artist at Paris’ notorious Cockorico party at Rex Club. Ahead of tonight’s Dirty Diana roadblock party, we caught up Hugo to […]

Jon Pleased Wimmin

For World Aids Day this year, Jon Pleased Wimmin joins us for a special Christmas edition of his party #Pleased! Joining him is Tasty Tim, Paul Woods, Grizzle aka John Sizzle and A Man To Pet and Ma Butcher for a drag extravaganza over both floors of Superstore, with a portion of the door going […]


One half of Chicago’s Twirl, partner-in-crime to Shaun J Wright and celebrated DJ and producer in her own right, Alinka finally joins us here at Superstore for B(e)ast! Having just quit her day job to focus on making music alongside launching Twirl Records with Shaun, she took a moment out of her busy schedule to […]

Save Dalston Lane

Dalston Lane’s historic Georgian terrace is possibly about to undergo a controversial redevelopment amid some serious opposition. Local resident, architect and campaigner Lisa Shell is leading the fight for an alternative.   Why should we care about this development?   Over the last few years the rest of the world has spotted what a few […]

SUPERM in photos

A few weeks ago we were honoured to welcome SUPERM to the Superstore basement. Brian Kenny and Slava Mogutin painted up a host of cute semi-naked boys and girls with fluoro paint and took photos of them cavorting under a UV light… and we’re happy to share the results of that magical night with you! […]

Kostis Fokas

Tonight sees The Queer Archive present the first UK solo exhibition from Greek photographer Kostis Fokas. I Am Not Malfunctioning, You Are, explores the human body in a provocative manner, using faux-eroticism as a window to the artist’s surreal alternate universe. Ahead of tonight’s private view party with DJs A Man To Pet, 2Dads’Boy, Nic […]