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TUESDAY NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD

FRIDAY NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD

The Tuesday Club

Space

This year celebrating its 15th birthday, The Tuesday Club has always brought the best in new music to Sheffield.

SPACE is the essential Friday night party to get the weekend started.

Regularly featuring at festivals such as Parklife, Eden, Soundwave, Strawberry Fields, Outlook and Dimensions and events like The Warehouse Project, this nationally known club night returns to Sheffield Students' Union, bigger than ever! Guests have included Annie Mac, Disclosure, Rudimental, Skream, Nero, DJ Fresh, SBTRKT, Jamie XX, Chase & Status, Eats Everything, Mark Ronson, Mr. Scruff, Redlight, Bonobo, Clean Bandit, Sub Focus and Roots Manuva. Ticket price varies. Nonstudent welcome. Over 18s only. www.facebook.com/tuesdayclub.sheffield www.tuesdayclub.co.uk @tuesdayclub

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD

Roar vs Mischief It’s the ultimate Wednesday night Uni student party: 2 club nights, 1 ticket! In the Foundry, ROAR til you can’t ROAR no more at the official Uni sports night! Win or lose it’s always ROAR! DJ Mark Smith plays all the biggest chart anthems in the Foundry, from Rihanna to One Direction, Olly Murs to Flo Rida, Jessie J to Taylor swift and everything in between, not forgetting all those iconic sports teams’ anthems. www.facebook.com/roar.wednesdays

PLUS new this year for the Studio & Fusion, get ready to cause some

Mischief! and confess your musical sins to our Mischief DJ at the ultimate request party! Dance along to everything from Miley Cyrus to Lady Gaga, from Justin Bieber to Psy, Shaggy to LMFAO… it’s party anthems all night long! Plus each week, there’ll be mischievous themes, crazy games and silly giveaways! It’s the home of random nonsense!!

www.facebook.com/mischief.weds.SU

THURSDAY NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD

Expect the biggest tunes, the best décor, lighting and production, and the most glamorous party vibe – giving you giving you the best clubbing experience this side of Ibiza. The Space motto is work hard, play hard, and there’s no better way to put the week behind you, than Space every Friday! In the main room, think dance. Tony P (Eden, Ibiza) plays the hottest tunes from the coolest artists every week! Expect Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, Rudimental and Axwell. The Little Space is hosted by Sheffield legends Luciano and Super K, playing an urban mash up of dirty RnB, hip hop, garage and dubstep. All students welcome. www.facebook.com/space.fridays

Climax is Yorkshire’s biggest LGBT clubbing experience - and an online magazine! Based in Sheffield. Climax brings together Yorkshire’s lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans community for the biggest & best club night every month. Come as you are! Monthly Fridays. Sheffield Students’ Union. Foundry, Studio & Fusion. www.facebook.com/sheffield.climax www.climaxonline.co.uk

SATURDAY NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD

Pop Tarts: Non-stop-retro-pop! The award winning Pop Tarts is Sheffield’s longest running student night! It’s non-stop-retro-pop every Saturday night, as you’ll hear all the biggest tracks from the 80s, 90s & 00s in the Main Room, and in the Little Room, it’s 50s, 60s & 70s! Taking you back, every Saturday night!

We meet B Traits - the original Digital Soundgirl

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FLASH! Sheffield

UGLY new for 2013! Your weekly jump off for old school anthems & new school jams. From hip hop to garage; bashment to RnB; disco to trap we'll keep you crip walking all damn night whilst you're sipping on some of that gin & juice. Cheap entry & cheap sauce mean you can be ballin' on a budget & still be as crunk as the rest.

A series of inspirational talks sharing ideas & stories. Guests have included Rob Brydon, BBC Question Time, extreme mountaineers, Steve Edge, Alastair Campbell, Fatima Bhutto, Howard Marks, Pecha Kucha, Jeremy Paxman and a spectrum of other wonderful speakers covering arts, politics, lifestyle & culture.

TUESDAY 12TH NOVEMBER SHEFFIELD FOUNDRY STUDIO FUSION 9PM-4AM

Sheffield Students’ Union, various venues. www.facebook.com/flash.sheffield

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Including a total makeover & tickets to every gig at The Students Union this year…

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WELCOME PEOPLE University! A time to experiment; whether literally - for those students lucky enough to have access to bunsen burners and gases that explode as quick as look at you - or more informal explorations, such as finding out whether it’s possible to get through a five lecture day on three hours of sleep and a Lion bar or discovering a previously undiscovered fondness for the music of Steps at Pop Tarts! And it’s the latter we’re here to take you through for this, our special University of Sheffield Students’ Union (SU) pullout guide to Nights Out. We’ve donned our white coats and frizzly haired wigs for a trip to the Exposed lab to splice Sheffield’s brightest culture and entertainment magazine with an unfeasible number of SU’s most addictive, playful (and more often than not, open to non-students) nights out together in service of creating a kind of party animal! With Exposed’s help we’ve fused the bombastic bangs of DJ and Radio 1 superstatr B.Traits, hipshaking style queen (and Exposed fashion blogger) Clare Reynolds, the tall tails of meme-obsessed larkers Mischief and the mighty tonsils of official Sports Soc Club Night ROAR, plus lots more Exposed and SU favourites. It all adds up to a virtual Nights Out experience in paper form – just don’t forget to tip the taxi driver when you finish!

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WIN YOUR DREAM NIGHT OUT With Exposed Magazine and Sheffield Students’ Union We have teamed up with those hardy souls at Sheffield University’s Students Union to offer you guys a pile of prizes as high and mighty as that pile of washing up you haven’t got round to yet. To stand a chance of winning – just head to www. exposedmagazine.co.uk/ win-stuff. Each prize has its own question to answer – so you’ll need to enter each one separately.

Flash Forward We preview some of the best bits from this season’s Flash series of events and talks…

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THERE’S A MAP FOR THAT Curious SU cartography puzzles experts

Here’s what you can win… 100x pairs of Nights Out tickets to the new £2 million refurbished Foundry, Studio & Fusion Including club nights The Tuesday Club, ROAR vs Mischief, UGLY, Space, Pop Tarts & Climax. Live gigs: The Crookes & Bondax. FLASH Sheffield: Sir Chris Bonington & Leo Holding. Limo ride for 10 to Space, Friday 18th Oct - the ultimate Friday night out. BIG Jambox – a wireless Bluetooth speaker worth over £200.

An original American Lowrider full chrome custom bike WORTH £395!

Where’s the b-arrr? Here’s new University of Sheffield Students Union (SU) president Ally Buckle and Head of Entertainments and Events Chris White outside the new entrance to The SU, moments after discovering an ancient treasure map during development of the new Foundry, Studio and Fusion. Spotted behind a false wall, the find, which appears to have been in situ even longer than The Union’s Highlander-like porters, features a faded but clearly discernible map of the award-winning Student’s Union which – incredibly - appears to predate the actual building by several centuries. Annotated with barely legible writing and what may be boxes for

some kind of treasure hunter to fill in with notes, it’s got SU experts - including Ally and Chris scratching their heads. Unfortunately, the remarkable discovery crumbled into dust just seconds after this photograph was taken but we did manage to take a photograph, which potential Lara Crofts can view online via SU’s Nights Out Sheffield Facebook page. Just go to www.facebook.com/nightsout.sheffield to see if you can crack the code of this enigmatic find. The technologically advanced curious can scan this page using the Augmented Reality App Layar for an additional clue too!

Black Dog Launch New Night

£100 Meadowhall Voucher courtesy of Mercury Taxis. For the ladies: A cut and colour (Full Head Highlights or equiv.) Hd Brows Shellac Nails Spray Tan 2 waxes of choice . For the gents: A barber cut and finish plus shampoo, conditioner and styling product. Both from Wigs and Warpaint Meal for 2 at Sheffield’s favourite Latin restaurant - Cubana maximum value of £100.

University Reunion

Sheffield indie heroes The Crookes are set to return to the place where they first got together for a triumphant homecoming gig. The local 4 piece, who are fresh from a stint of gigs in New York, are playing at the newly revamped Foundry on the 3rd October, where three of the members met whilst studying at the University of Sheffield. “We haven’t been on a night out there for several years so we’re really looking forward to going back and seeing how it’s changed,” they told us. Tickets are £10/£8NUS.

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Don’t forget – all you have to do is head to www.exposedmagazine.co.uk/win-stuff and enter each prize pot individually. Good luck and follow Exposed Magazine on facebook and twitter for new prizes as they come online.

October 8 sees legends of techno Black Dog help launch a brand new electro evening at The Studio. Pioneers of the early 90s dance scene, the band have released music on prestigious labels such as Warp, Soma and Dust Science and now kick off Computer Club, brought to you by Sheffield Bleep. The organisers have high hopes for their launch event. “‘Computer Club will make the SSU glitch in all the right places,” They told us. “Expect the best electronic music, old and new, from around the world. Don’t forget your Computer Club membership card (available on the door) for exclusive offers, digital downloads and future event news and discounts.” Students and non-students welcome. FREE.

Turn to page 15 and look at the bottom and you’ll see a row of The SU’s safety badges peering out all pert and lovely like a row of helpful meercats. Reason for these? The SU is looking out for youse. They collaborate with a veritable posse of partners - offering a free women’s minibus and a Safe Taxi Scheme for those occasional times you’re a wee bit short - as well as being responsible hombres of the wider Sheffield community by partnering with Keep Your Noise Down and more. The SU’s venues are the only ones to offer this veritable smorgasbord of threat-avoiding schemes. Hooray and sorry about the ‘free bunnies’ bit!

Following the release of his latest book The North (And Almost Everything In It) eclectic music journalist Paul Morley is landing at The Foundry on 5th October for a frank, insightful and most of all humorous look at life above the M25. Growing up in Stockport and working with bands such as The Drones and Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Morley has become famed since his NME days for his poetic and inimitable style of writing. The North sees Morley use his own personal experiences to take the audience on a virtual journey around the people and places of the region, proving that there’s more to the north of England than just the accent. Tickets £7.50/£6 (cons)

Bob Stanley on Modern Pop

From his time writing, DJing, producing and playing live with his band Saint Etienne, Bob Stanley is what you’d probably describe as ‘a bit of an expert’ on all things musical and modern. With his new show ‘Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop’ Stanley chronologically explores the history and progression of pop, ranging from its swinging beginnings in the 50s to its move into the digital era in the 2000s. Featuring Candida Doyle (Pulp) and Guardian music reviewer Dave Simpson, the evening will cover the rise of disco, soul, punk and hip hop amongst others – so come along for a real delve into the history of an iconic time in music from someone who was there as it happened. Tickets £7.50/£6 (cons)

When Homer Met Pythagoras

If you think The Simpsons and Maths is a pairing that goes together about as well as Nuts and Gum (one of Homer’s better ideas) – then think again. Acclaimed author Simon Singh MBE, a man responsible for bringing complex mathematics to the masses, is now combining his knowledge of the numbers game with one of the most successful shows to ever grace our televisions – The Simpsons. Arguing that the show centring around everyone’s favourite family from Springfield contains, amongst its jokes, enough complex mathematics to form a university course, Singh explores along with his audience the maths which invariably litter the show. Don’t believe it? Come along and see for yourself… Tickets £7.50/£6 (cons)

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Traits Talking You hail from Canada, what was your childhood like? I was born and raised in a very small mountain town called Nelson in British Columbia in Canada. My parents always listened to loads of different types of music, funk, pop, disco but mostly rock n roll so I have always been around music. When I was about 7 or 8 years old I discovered rap music. Mainly Tupac and Biggie but I really loved more underground sounds and artists as well. My parents thought I was crazy because I wasn’t super into their style of music… and then when I discovered dance music they really thought I was crazy! I’d run around the house singing Fire Starter by Prodigy. Nelson is the greatest place on earth for me; it’s so beautiful and I feel so blessed to have grown up there. It’s located in between a few mountains and sits right along Kootenay Lake. I spent a lot of time outdoors growing up, lots of biking, camping, hiking, skiing, swimming etc. The people there are very laid back, I suppose many people call them ‘hippies’ but we just like our local produce. How are you adjusting to London life? I love London. For what I want to do, I couldn’t be anywhere else in the world! There is so much culture and I can go out any night of the week and hear music that I’ve never heard before. It’s very inspiring. Is there any particular track or DJ that inspired you to DJ? I didn’t discover the art of actual DJing with turntables until I was in my early teens, but I was always the kid making mix tapes to play at everyone’s birthday parties. I experienced my first all night ‘rave’ party when I was 13 and from that night fell in love with the culture. In Nelson the parties were very small but still had such a great vibe for me. I think it was when I began heavily listening to Jungle / Drum N Bass music. Specifically though tracks like Shy FX’s ‘Shake Ur Body’, ‘Original Nuttah’ and Dilinja’s ‘Live or Die’. Who are your favourite up and coming artists? My favourite artists to look out for this year are Dismantle, Hannah Wants, Tessela, Friend Within, Doctor Jeep, Banks and Justin Jay. What is it about the old school genre that you like? You don’t see many DJs these days putting out that kind of music anymore. I’d have to disagree with you there, as I feel like

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Why Tuesdays are the new Fridays

loads of artists are heading back to that old school sound. For example, Disclosure’s music is heavily influenced by early garage and Chase & Status’ new single ‘Count On Me’ is an absolutely brilliant take on old school hardcore / jungle vibe. I think for many artists as well as myself it’s the sense of nostalgia that we are drawn to, sounds that evoke great memories of a time when electronic music was so new and groundbreaking.

We meet Tuesday Club promoter Mike McQuillan…

You’ve branched out in lots of different genres of the dance scene but is there any genre that you would just refuse to do? For me, my rule is if it sounds good to me and I can dance to it then I will likely play it. One genre that I don’t see myself touching though is Country! What was it like covering for Annie Mac while she was on maternity leave? Did you feel under a lot of pressure? It was a really great experience. I feel I’ve grown a lot as a radio presenter and understand that side of the industry much more now. To be honest, because I was so new to doing radio, Radio 1 knew they were throwing me in the deep end, so there wasn’t too much pressure from their end. From my audience though I definitely felt pressure to fill Annie’s shoes! I mean, come on, the woman is a legend! Is there an album in the works? Yep, I plan to release a compilation album and also my own production album later down the line. How do you wind down on your jet set lifestyle? I like to read. As soon as I return home from a gig I might watch some Breaking Bad and then I’ll cosy up with a cup of tea and a book. What three things would you take with you to a deserted island? Tooth brush, paste and macadamia nut butter. Any pre-show rituals? I like to brush my teeth before I go on stage or before I go on radio, I also like to jump up and down really fast to get my blood flowing before the adrenalin kicks in! B-Traits plays the Tuesday Club at Sheffield Student’s Union on Tuesday 24th September.

Ahead of her upcoming show at The Tuesday Club, pint sized DJ extraordinaire and all round Cool Person B-Traits chatted to us about her escalating career and life as a Canadian in London…

‘Anyone into underground music in Sheffield knows The Tuesday Club, it has an international reputation the city can be proud of. For fans of drum and bass, hip-hop and dubstep it’s the UK’s biggest midweek night, with artists like Toddla T proclaiming “Tuesdays are the new Fridays in Sheffield”. Well this semester The Tuesday Club returns, and it’s going to be bigger and better than before. “People know us for really high production shows - the lighting, the sound - and I’m just really pleased that we’re gonna be able to do that, and then some,” organiser Mike McQuillan says. “We’ve got a brand new system in Room Two, and in the Main Room we’ve got everything beefed up basically, and it’s sounding better than ever.” TTC was absent from Sheffield Students’ Union for a year while the refurbishment took place, but this September it returns with a bang. On September 24th it’s a Digital Soundboy takeover with Shy FX, Ms Dynamite, B-Traits (Radio 1), Dismantle and Juma, then October 1st sees a night curated by Rinse FM, featuring Skream, Loefah, Jackmaster and Andy H. Looking ahead there’ll also be a night put together by Rudimental’s label, Black Butter. For any TTC virgins, Mike says: “The community there of party-goers is really good - they’re very accepting. They love talking about music, so even if you don’t know, if you were to ask they’d be telling you on the night what’s good and what you should check out. It’s a really tight community of music-lovers basically, who like a night out as well. “You’re not gonna see a show like it in terms of the production - you’re not gonna see that anywhere else in the city, I guarantee.”

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Get The Look

Top 5 Tips: 1. Make your makeup work for you. Buy multi-use products - like cream blushers that can double up as a lip colour - great for when you need to touch up on the go.

Exposed fashion guru Clare Reynolds and Shef Uni’s make up specialist Phoebe Carr with their looks for your favourite nights out.

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This look is all about low maintenance, long lasting makeup. So your bright lips stay put longer, fill your lips in first with a lip liner so the lipstick has something to adhere to.

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A black smokey eye is a classic on a night out. Use a black gel eyeliner as a base for extra intensity and a light shimmery colour in the inner corner of the eye to balance the black.

2. Mix high street products with higher end ones. While Sheffield is great for shopping and you’re feeling rich on loan day, you can’t always go high end on everything. Invest more in base products such as foundation and save on products like eyeshadows which you’re probably going to use less.

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Nothing was too much in the 80s and 90s so don’t worryabout being too bright. To make colourful eyes more wearable,use a darker colour to line the eyes.

3. Everyone loves taking loads of photos on a night out. To avoid looking washed about go for a foundation with no SPF as this can reflect the flash and give you an unwanted white glow.

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Top 5 Tips: 1. Sheffield nights are all about the dancing. So invest in a bag you can sling around your shoulders and not worry about (Corp is not the place to all put your lovely shiny clutches on the floor). 2. We all love tottering on platform heels - up to a point. Buy some cheap fold up pumps for those long walks home when you’ve spent all of your taxi money on tequila. Thank me later. 3. Impromptu nights out are the best! If you haven’t had time to do your hair, tie it up with a headscarf and rock that retro, easy-going look. You don’t need to look pristine to have a good time. 4. You’re in the North now, so the moment it hits October, the middle of the night gets COLD. I know we’re all skint, but for goodness sake, take a coat out with you and pay that one pound to keep it in a cloakroom. 5. It might feel like you need a new outfit every time you go out, but with 5 nights out a week that makes for an expensive wardrobe. Sheffield has an abundance of charity shops, frequented by students just like you! So pick up a vintage bargain and live the sartorial dream.

st For Sheffield Uni’s bigge ge to t Friday night, you need A floral your dancing heels on! skirt is cropped shirt and skater the perfect combo.

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How is Ugly planning to show the freshers a good time? We don’t really have anything too specific but we’ve always prided ourselves on being one of the cheapest, if not THE cheapest night out in Sheffield. There’ll

5. Invest in a makeup setting spray. You’ll spend less time touching up in the loos and more time out on the dance floor.

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Tuesday Club is the perfe ep it alternative night, so ke ed eck ch a th wi e monochrom n’t Do s. ort sh r the t-shirt and lea you es ers nv co t forget abou t! don’t want heels tonigh

Check out Phoebe’s make up advice at www. pheesmakeuptips.com

Ahead of their relaunch at The Foundry and Fusion, we meet the man behind not-too-serious hip hop night Ugly, Austin Sherman. would keep things fresh. It’s good for us and good for them.

tunes Be ready for some retro art at Pop Tarts, so this pop al printed playsuit is an ide go by ne uniform for dancing to music. Add some chunky od to go. jewellery and you’re go

4. Last minute night out? For flawless makeup in minutes throw on a glamorous red lip and a black winged liner.

Follow Clare’s Exposed blog at www.exposedmagazine.co.uk fashion/style-city and her own blog at www.thejazzpad.com.

UGLY SHEFFIELD Ugly is moving from DQ. What prompted the move? Well we’ve been at DQ for two years – we had our second birthday there in April – and while it’s been great we felt like we needed a change. We took some time away over the summer and we’ve had links with the SU for a while now and we felt that moving there

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be cheap gin and juice and most importantly a great party vibe – not too serious, but not too cheesy either. There’ll be a huge mix of underground and old school tracks. There’s no more free chicken though unfortunately, but we wanted to let the night speak for itself.

Sum up Ugly for us in a few words. This is a difficult one. I’ll have to go with ‘booty-shaking, gin-sipping good times’. Do you feel that there are enough nights for hip hop or R&B fans? There’s a few, Baby Got Back and Tuesday Club have always really pushed for hip hop… but we want to marriage both the underground and the commercial scene. That said though we do really switch it up – a bit of dancehall, disco, ragga, 80s etc.

We’re all mashup DJs ourselves so we get bored playing the same thing every week, and the kids get bored hearing the same things every week! It keeps it interesting. What kind of stuff can you expect to hear at a typical night at Ugly? I tend to play Prince quite a bit. Dr Dre, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Wu Tang Clan, Kelis, Eve, Outkast…. There’s loads. The Fresh Prince and Jazzy Jeff is always fun too, and we play a bit of stuff like Beastie Boys as well.

Any plans for guest DJs? We’ve got three residents; myself, Danny Beck and DJ DMK, who is also a Tuesday Club resident. We had Fat Lip as a guest DJ last year and also Smutlee and Montello – I’d love to bring those guys back this year. You’ve done nights at Ibiza Rocks. What was that like? Danny is an Ibiza Rocks resident, so it’s gone down really well. There’s actually not much of a hip hop scene in Ibiza, its more house and trance

stuff there, so it’s great to bring hip hop back to the table. When does it all kick off? Our first night is Thursday 26th September, £3 advance and £4 on the door. We’ve got a ton of stuff going on in the day as well, dancers giving out flyers and stickers and we’re also doing a takeover at Sakis on Division Street from 12 til 6pm. There’ll be discount vouchers and the opportunity to put you and your mates on the guestlist. It’s going to be good! sheffield nights out // 11


Mischief Makers

Ahead of his DJ set at Freshers Festival, we grabbed Radio 1 afternoon DJ Scott Mills to talk Robbie Williams, matchmaking and why he loves coming to Sheffield.

SPACE Space is Sheffield’s biggest studentonly Friday night and runs every Friday at The Octagon, Foundry, Fusion and Studio space.fridays OutAtSpace YouTube Playlist UGLY From hip hop to garage; bashment to RnB; disco to trap, Ugly runs Thursdays at Foundry and Fusion. UGLYSheffield IllMurrayUGLY Don’t forget We’ve got 100 pairs of tickets to giveaway to all of Sheffield University’s Nights Out at the £2million newly refurbished Foundry, Studio & Fusion including club nights ROAR vs Mischief, UGLY and Space. Head to www. exposedmagazine.co.uk/win-stuff to enter. 12 // sheffield nights out

Jarvis Cocker

Scott Mills Q and A

MISCHIEF Mischief runs every Wednesday at The Foundry, Fusion and Studio Mischief.Weds.SU MischiefMakerSU YouTube Playlist

What’s been your most memorable interview over the years? Some of the interviews I did on The World’s Worst Place To Be Gay (Scott’s BBC3 Documentary) were pretty memorable, some incredible stories of people who were gay having such a hard time. In terms of celebrities - probably the first interview I did where I felt like I really got into it was an interview I did with Robbie Williams about 6 years ago. It was just an hour and a half in his house, we had coffee and some cigs, and it was just really relaxed. It was ages ago now, way before he rejoined Take That and everything, but it was a really good interview and it was kind of where he and I became friends as well. Your show recently tried to match make a couple from scratch, have you ever been matched up by a mate? Oh my God, Lisa and Steve! People literally got obsessed with it, it became like a mini soap opera that really drew people in. It was crazy. I’ve been set up on a few blind dates by my friends, and you know they always say ‘oh yeah, you’d be really great together’, and then you get on the date and think ‘why the HELL did you think we’d be good together?!’. I’m not sure I’d ever play out my love life on national radio though. What are you looking forward to about coming to Sheffield for Freshers week? I love Sheffield. It’s one of the best ones I do, without a doubt. Sheffield never lets you down, it has a great atmosphere. I do so many Freshers week events and a lot of them merge into one, but I always remember Sheffield. It really embraces the music scene and I think that’s what makes it more ‘out there’. Best album of 2013, in your opinion? I really like the Naughty Boy album, and he’s a hilarious, down to earth kind of guy. I love his story as well, he went on Deal Or No Deal a few years ago and used the money to build a studio, its completely mental! We owe Noel Edmonds a lot. But it’s a very good, very listenable album. Most awkward moment on the radio? Hands down the most awkward scenario on the radio is an unresponsive live guest. I remember someone telling me that Flo Rida was just about the most fun person ever and then when I interviewed him he literally said about two words. It’s awkward for you as a presenter but it’s also awkward for the audience, they can sense it. I still to this day get the most nervous about interviews. Sheffield Uni’s club night Pop Tarts is famed for its cheesy music, what’s your biggest guilty pleasure? I’m familiar with Pop Tarts actually! Something that I think would really work somewhere like that would be ‘Going To Ibiza’ by the Vengaboyz, it’s a great song. Well, no it’s not, but when you’re drunk in a club at 2am its brilliant. I’d love to play PopTarts one day! Scott comes to Space on September 27. Read the full interview online at www.exposedmagazine.co.uk.

In honour of brand new night Mischief, we rolled back the clock to take a look at some of Sheffield’s most memorable mischief makers… There was a time when the Brit Awards couldn’t exist without a major controversy. Whether it was Chumbawumba pouring water over then deputy PM John Prescott or Robbie Williams challenging Liam Gallagher to a TV punch up, there was always summat going off. But by far the best saw the Steel City’s very own Jarvis Cocker making waves at the 1996 Brit Awards when he gate-crashed Michael Jackson’s performance of ‘Earth Song’. The Pulp frontman got up on stage and wiggled his bum at Jackson in an impromptu protest before making a quick exit.

The Arctic Monkeys and P-Diddy

In a video clip that has to be seen to be believed, Arctic Monkeys drummer and local lad Matt Helders managed to get himself an invite to P-Diddy’s prestigious house party whilst holidaying in Miami – and caught the whole thing on film. Head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96i_dZia_1w and watch as the rapper promptly adds himself to the band’s line up and Matt comments on Diddy’s lovely tables… hilarious.

Bhangra Surprise at Meadowhall If traipsing around Meadowhall is your idea of hell, then this little vid might change your mind. An otherwise ordinary day at the behemoth shopping centre was brightened up by a bhangra dance group who performed a flash mob for the unsuspecting customers. See the full video here http://www. youtube.com/watch?v=h_AOMjeYT9I

Harry Styles and the suitcase

It’s not every day that an international pop sensation comes to visit university halls of residence. When Harry Styles of One Direction popped through to the University of Sheffield’s Endcliffe village last year, uproar ensued. Aside from Facetiming his mate’s sisters and making partygoers count his nipples (he has 4) the curly haired lothario reportedly snuck away for some alone time with a female friend but was interrupted by a rowdy groups of lads brandishing their friend who was zipped inside a suitcase. Only at uni.

#findjohnsvan

For University of Sheffield Students, John’s Van is something of an institution. The catering van which stands outside the Hicks lecture theatre is a student favourite, so you can imagine the shock that swept the city when it was announced that John’s Van had been STOLEN! The student community rallied around the owner and his beloved van, with the hashtag #findjohnsvan trending on Twitter, a Facebook group with over 5000 likes and a tribute video made, the tragic tale of John’s Van has been one of Sheffield’s biggest mysteries. http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=NNiaZSjD3io sheffield nights out // 13


poptarts Winner of the Best Regular Student Union Club Night in the country, Pop Tarts is the legendary retro club night that lands at the University every Saturday.

First things first. Everyone knows that to travel back in time you need one of these. We’re only going back to 1995 – so we’re using a Ford Fiesta Hatchback (which could pass for a Delorean if you squint).

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Okay. That’s better! Welcome to The University of Sheffield Students Union circa 1990. First thing we need to do is sort out our clothes to fit in - cos our A-line skirts and canvas sneakers are so 2013. Shopping list time! Double denim is a must for the nineties.

facebook: /nightsoutsheffieldYour hair needs to fit with your new 90s clothes! Twitter: @nightsoutSU Or you could go for the ‘Rachel’. One of the most Obviously you’ll be asking for some Beckham requested hair styles of the nineties. curtains, with extra gel please. A Time Travellers TUESDAY FRIDAY Guide to the 90s NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD NIGHTS OUT SHEFFIELD To mark the return of

Thelegendary Tuesday Club retro club night

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Pop we headed back in This yearTarts, celebrating its 15th birthday, The Tuesday Club has always the best in new – music timebrought to good old 1995 withto Sheffield. Regularly only featuring at festivals such as Parklife, Eden, a home-made Soundwave, Strawberry Fields, Outlook and Dimensions and events like The flux capacitor for Warehouse Project, this nationally known club night returns to Sheffield company. Students' Union, bigger than ever! Guests have included Annie Mac, Disclosure,

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WEDNESDAY Climax is Yorkshire’s NIGHTS OUTLGBT+ SHEFFIELD biggest clubbing

Here everyone is Roarexperience. vs Mischief welcome, be they gay, lesbian

It’s the ultimate Wednesday night Uni student party: trans or straight, and each 2 clubbi, nights, 1 ticket!

What else? We need to sort out our music! Obviously the Spice Girls need to be in there. Steps too of course, this is the Pop Tarts guide to the 90s we’re talking about.

SPACE is the essential Friday night party to get the weekend started. Expect the biggest tunes, the best décor, lighting and production, and the most glamorous party vibe – giving you giving you the best clubbing experience this side of Ibiza.

Now let’s ! paaaarrrrrrrtttttyyy!!

Rudimental, Skream, Nero, DJ Fresh, SBTRKT, Jamie XX, Chase & Status, Eats Everything, Mark Ronson, Mr. Scruff, Redlight, Bonobo, Clean Bandit, Sub Focus and Roots Manuva. Ticket price varies. Nonstudent welcome. Over 18s only.

We might think times are tough in 2013 but in the nineties you had to inflate your own shoes!

The Space motto is work hard, play hard, and there’s no better way to put the week behind you, than Space every Friday! In the main room, think dance. Tony P (Eden, Ibiza) plays the hottest tunes from the coolest artists every week! Expect Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, Rudimental and Axwell. The Little Space is hosted by Sheffield legends Luciano and Super K, playing an urban mash up of dirty RnB, hip hop, garage and dubstep. All students welcome. www.facebook.com/space.fridays LIVE_Crookes_a5.indd 2

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Climax Climax is Yorkshire’s biggest LGBT clubbing experience - and an online magazine! Based in Sheffield. Climax brings together Yorkshire’s lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans community for the biggest & best club night every month. ComePhD as you are! Cyd, student Andy, Urban Planner

month people from Terence, Student In the Foundry, ROAR til youtravel can’t ROAR no more at the official Uni sports Fridays. ieldare Students’ Union. Foundry, Studio night! Win losethe it’s country always ROAR! DJ Mark Smith all because the biggest chart all or over to party I go toplays Climax of the exciting Monthly I think theseSheff events important I don’t live&inFusion. Sheffield any more anthemsat in Climax. the Foundry, to One Direction, to Flo Rida, ield.climax Wefrom metRihanna some of build up to itOlly andMurs the varied mix of www.facebook.com/sheff for LGBT visibility and bringing the as I work in Leeds but I miss the Jessie J to Taylor swift and everything in between, not forgetting all those themteams’ to findanthems. out what keeps people who attend. Beforehand I like towww.climaxonline.co.uk community together. My strangest place loads… I generally don’t go iconic sports bringing them back…

gather with friends and when we go we Climax-memory? Putting on a gas out of my way to go to LGBT nights know it is going to be a good night. MySATURDAY mask and hopping into a photo booth but always try to attend Climax as OUT SHEFFIELD favourite Climax memory is my very NIGHTS with about ten friends for some cheesy you’re guaranteed a great night out PLUS new this year for the Studio & Fusion, get ready to cause some Mischief! and confess your musical sins to our the ago, ultimate firstMischief Climax DJ oneatyear where I met Pop snaps – lovedNon-stop-retro-pop! it. with great friends. I blog for Climax Tarts: request party! Dance along to everything from Cyrus to Lady Gaga, from myMiley boyfriend. Online too, mainly about hotties and Justin Bieber to Psy, Shaggy to LMFAO… it’s party anthems all night long! Plus The award winning Pop Tarts is Sheffield’s longest running student night! It’s Eurovision but occasionally about ClimaxSheff each week, there’ll be mischievous themes, crazy games and silly giveaways! non-stop-retro-pop every Saturday night, as you’ll hear It’s the home of random nonsense!! stuff actually ClimaxSheffield all the biggest tracks from the 80s, 90s & 00s in thethat Main Room, matters! www.facebook.com/roar.wednesdays

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and in the Little Room, it’s 50s, 60s & 70s! Taking you back, every Saturday night!

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under heavy consideration. Climax lives on t’web too! Climax Online is Our favourite song is Dancing Feet – it is virtually an online magazine featuring blogs, news FLASH! Sheffield Ugly impossible to sit still to it. Is that where the and interviews as well as MidWeekMusic, series of inspirational talks sharing & stories. Guests have titleideas comes from? Yes and it alsoincluded refers to our freshest music around. UGLY new for 2013! Your weekly jump off for old school anthemsintroducing you to Athe Rob Brydon,with BBC up Question mountaineers, Steve off Edge, Alastair & new school jams. From hip hop to garage; bashment to RnB; Here’s a snippet of an tendency to take our shoes during gigs. We interview and Time, extreme Campbell, Fatima Bhutto, Howard Marks, disco to trap we'll keep you crip walking all damn night whilst coming Sheffield band don’t know why we do this. Seven Tors: Pecha Kucha, Jeremy Paxman and a spectrum of other wonderful speakers you're sipping on some of that gin & juice. Cheap entry & Do you like Climax? Drummer Jen obviously covering lifestyle & culture. Say youarts, werepolitics, all a Spice cheap sauce mean you can be ballin' on a budget & still be Introduce yourselves! loves Climax. She plans to take all the Tors there Girl, who would youSheff be? We’re way ahead of various venues. ield Students’ Union, as crunk as the rest. soon, to experience it for themselves! Emily has you there. Nic is Bossy Tor, Emily is Funny Tor, www.facebook.com/fl ash.sheff ield th Launch night Thursday 26 Sept also been and says it was well fun. She literally Tracy is Tough Tor and Dave is the imaginatively www.facebook.com/UGLYSheffield made friends with everyone there. monikered Boy Tor. We’ve not got one for Jen yet, Read the full interview at ClimaxOnline.co.uk. but Sporty, Baby, Scary, Posh and Ginger are all

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You’ll know this by now, but in case you’ve missed it, you can win heaps of ace prizes online throughout October at www.exposedmagazine. co.uk/win-stuff including 100x pairs of tickets for Pop Tarts, Climax and all the other parties we run every week. Lovely. 14 // sheffield nights out

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