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March 2013


The Beatcheck what’s on guide for the Easter weekend

Easter weekend, for some its a religious time, for some its a time for rabbits, chickens and egg hunts. For many of the party people of MK, it's four days off work, charged on chocolate and ready for anything. Here are the Beatcheck Monkey's top tips for this coming Easter weekend, provided by your What's on guide for Milton Keynes, The MK Guide. Thursday: Atomic Meltdown & Loving Life with Seb Fontaine at Revolution Bar, 10pm. Pulling out all the stops, we're not sure we need to write much here,…
27th March 2013

We chat beats, bass, bodies and blood with MK band, Hacktivist.

Created in the underground of our concrete city...... Homegrown band, Hacktivist define a new sound and are about to experience the busiest and by far the craziest year of their musical careers... So far that is. Between now and July, Hacktivist have over 30 gigs in six countries, including at least three festivals (including Download) and they embark on tour with Enter Shikari. We catch up with the band before their very special hometown show this Easter weekend. Who are you and what is your part in the band? Ben …
24th March 2013

We talk Bombs, Hair and Hendrix with electro rockers, Killaflaw.

Liam Howlett, mastermind of The Prodigy has said "I'm Totally feeling them" and we are pretty sure he’s not talking in a sexy way. This Saturday (16th), Liverpool based Killaflaw, will be shaking the very foundations of Newport's Watershed. So we thought what better chance to blag an interview with the band and find out what the buzz is about. Who are we speaking to and what do you do? Killaflaw are Andy Paton and Benn Helm. You're speaking to Andy, the keys and electronics man. How did the group…
11th March 2013

The MK Guide top tips for what’s on this weekend.

The MK Guide, your easy to use what's on guide to Milton keynes nightlife, clubbing, comedy and gigs. Friday 8th: Footwork , The Slug, Theatre District. Co founder of MK's freshest house night has taken the Footwork name slightly to far and signed for the London Marathon. So all the money from this event goes to his chosen charity. Birmingham's  Jonny Scratch makes his first appearance on the decks. The Renegade Radio resident is well known for live re edits, mix fx and some of finest Deep/Tech beats kickin about. Other…
6th March 2013