Your weekend could be lit!
It is on the dance floor at night, or at a festival during the day that we fall in love, make friends that can last a lifetime, or share that special moment that becomes part of our psychological and emotional vernacular and a tapestry of the kind of world we want to see all together.
Having made it through a three-stage application process over the summer (much to my genuine surprise) I've managed to secure
To jump to the conclusion that it's all down to market forces - that young people just don't want to go to clubs anymore - is ill-informed and misleading. Legendary London venues such as Turnmills, The Cross, Cable, The End and more all closed due to the effects of gentrification and the siren call of property developers - not lack of demand.
When I was growing up I wanted to be the American tennis champion Jimmy Connors. To be honest, I wanted to be sweary, stroppy, petulant John McEnroe (which I kind of was anyway) but my mum preferred his more charming, coiffured rival so Jimmy it was.
Watered Down Watered-Down Whiskey, Unhealthy Selfies and Men Having to Pay Entrance. The Sexism of Clubs.
The clubs' owners are clearly hoping that if they just get enough women to passively wander in, the men will follow, pay their over-priced entrance fee and then proudly make the most of their gender pay gap to buy an abundance of drinks at the bar.
For most women, being groped or hearing sexist and threatening comments in a nightclub is simply an unpleasant norm. How
One call to the concierge confirms they couldn't give a rat pack's ass if you are staying there, buy a table for $3000 or stand in line for the rest of your holiday. Oh how I long for the days when a table minimum was $1000. First world problems indeed.
You wake up blurry eyed, head pounding like the bass from the night before and the lingering taste of a regrettable kebab and tequila shots in your mouth... You turn your head away from the light streaming in through the gap in your curtains and lay there motionless as you attempt to recall last night's antics.
Australian electro pop duo Parachute Youth have been dominating club land and DJ playlists in Europe with their dance floor hit 'Cant Get Better Than This' since early last year. Having recently touched down in the UK the 2-man group have a fresh new remix which I've been able to premier exclusively on the Huffington Post!