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Dixon Avenue Basement Jams

By Elles Pinfold This Saturday Paris’ Acid Ball welcome two glittering jewels in Glasgow’s impressive House crown- Dan Monox and Kenny ‘The Wasp’ Grieve, aka the ineffable Dixon Avenue Basement Jams. Noted aficionados of the raw sweat and grit sounds that make for earth-shattering club experiences, we picked their brains on Independence, emotional scenes, guilty […]

SUPERM

American artist Brian Kenny and Russian author Slava Mogutin met on a New York dancefloor and have been together making art under the moniker SUPERM for just over a decade. They join us here at Dalston Superstore next Wednesday to mark the opening of the Fringe! Film Festival with a night of music, body-painting, photography […]

Ted Rogers Reviews: Open House

By Ted Rogers “Open House” with Erik Korngold and Tom Chase is perhaps one of my favourite porn films to date. We begin outside a Home For Sale, as the estate agent greets the “client” to show him around. We can see their two cars that instantly reflect their personalities, one dirty and rugged (with […]

Juliana Huxtable

Tonight Clam Jam welcomes special guest DJ Juliana Huxtable all the way from New York City! Known just as much for her music as for her style, Juliana profile has been going from strength to strength in the cities queer scenes. Having set up her own night Shock Value after noticing a lack of nights […]

Crystal Castles: A Memoir

At this Friday’s laser basement party, Shake Yer Dix resident DJ Michael Kelly will not only be getting everyone gay for synth, but also a tad emosh about the recent Crystal Castles split with endless records by them all throughout the night. Ahead of the party, he runs down his five fave records by the […]

Peaches Christ & The Amy Grimehouse

In one week’s time, the combined forces of London’s Amy Grimehouse and San Francisco legend Peaches Christ are bringing to Dalston Paul Verhoven’s underrated cult movie SHOWGIRLS!! As the capital’s leading purveyors in trash films and b-movies, it’s only fitting that the girls of Grimehouse have teamed up with Peaches, who is now on her 17th […]

Discodromo

This Saturday sees the return of one of our favourite parties, Discosodoma. And this time they’ve invited Italians-living-in-Berlin, Discodromo to the Superstore basement! Fresh from the 5th Birthday of their own party/record label, CockTail D’Amore, the duo will be joined by local heroes 2Dads’Boy, MDMX, Y.O.T.I. and Anywayyouwanna. Ahead of the party the Elektra Complex […]

Munk

This Friday we welcome Gomma Records label head Munk to the Superstore basement for a special Gomma Records takeover! Joining him will be Rory Phillips, Will Viper, Jonjo Jury and Kim Jakobsen To for a night of non-stop indie disco fun. Ahead of the party, we caught up with Munk himself to talk records, jazz […]

DJ Of The Week: Aérea Negrot

By Cliff Joannou Republished with kind permission from QX Magazine Tell our readers who don’t know you: where are you from, where have you been and where are you going? I’m originally Venezuelan but have been living in Berlin for around ten years…  I always loved travelling and did it calmly for a few years […]

Meet Princess Julia

By Martyn Fitzgerald  London legend Princess Julia joins us this Saturday night for homosocial, Bender. From being part of the famed Blitz kids, to resident DJ at Kinky Gerlinky, Julia has gone from being at the centre of London’s underground scenes, to a leading fashion and gay icon in her own right. Ahead of the […]

Meet The Superstore Chefs

We’re pleased to welcome a brand new kitchen team to Dalston Superstore! Introducing our new chefs, head chef Harj (pictured above) and sous-chef Chris who are here for all your brunch, burger, salad and cake needs. To find out more about their new menu, we quizzed them on their influences, signature dishes and more… Who […]

Same-Sex Sex & Relationship Education Matters

By Cliff Joannou It’s rather ridiculous how we are in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century and the majority of children and teenagers go through their youth without ever having any form of satisfactory Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) in school. What was your sex education like? At primary level, mine […]