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Beatcheck Present: Dub Pistols UK Tour, Return Of The Pistoleros

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“Return Of The Pistoleros” UK Tour. One of the most rock & roll acts out there, no music festival is complete without their blend of ska, dub, hip-hop, electro, breakbeat, punk and drum & bass, Ladies and gentlemen, THE DUB PISTOLS… October 3rd, Beatcheck welcome the Dub Pistols to The Craurfurd arms, Milton Keynes, as part of the UK tour, Return Of The Pistoleros. The new tour is to mark the release of their sixth studio album which will be out on October 9th. They are keeping many of the…

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Beatcheck bring Howard Marks to Milton Keynes.

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Beatcheck Presents: Howard Marks – Scholar, Smuggler, Prisoner, Scribe February 27th and 28th, The Craufurd Arms, Milton keynes. When Beatcheck started throwing parties in MK party scene was struggling, with only one or two really cool nights to hit. Today the concrete city has a fresh beat running through its heart, the scene is alive and kicking. So we thought we would try something new…… something or someone of a cult hero… join us for this very rare & intimate audience with Howard Marks. “The most sophisticated drugs baron of…

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DJ Scissors talks about Bar Central, fashion and the Revolver revival.

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When Bar central opened its doors in the late 90s, it changed the MK indie scene and gained its place in the history books of our concrete city. It’s sad closure many years ago, has left a musical hole in Milton Keynes that only The Craufurd Arms and The Watershed have come close to filling. Empty and decaying in CMK’s food hall, the Madchester fuelled grubby little indie bar was probably the last independent club to beat in the heart of CMK. An independent bar with an independent spirit that…

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The Beatcheck what’s on guide for the Easter weekend

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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,…

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

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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…

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Signed copies of Janette Slack’s debut album up for grabs.

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When a small, padded brown package arrived at Beatcheck HQ, we were suspicious. That was until we remembered the conversation we had with Hong Kong-born, London based, DJ Janette Slack. The Torture Garden resident is as Soul of Man describes “A hot ball of energy” and she is storming the underground world of music. She wanted to share some of her beats with us. Beatcheck have been given two signed copies of her debut album, ‘Torture Garden Session’. This hypnotic throbber of an album features Miss Slacks tracks as well…

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Thanks for a massive 2012 video mash up from Beatcheck.

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2012 has been a crazy year for Beatcheck and its crew. We launched our record label, we hosted a stage in Campbell Park, put on Free Parties, after parties and some just plain stupid parties. Beatcheck would like to thank you all for being there and making it happen, from the ravers to the residents, the clubs to the fields, and most of all, the crazy ass party people of MK. Here is a little mash up of our last two events, footage from both the NAPT show and the…

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International B-Boy skills on show in Milton keynes this Friday

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Professional break-dancer and local promoter, Marso (Bboy’s Attic) has been commissioned for his head turning b-boy styles by the likes of Red bull, O2 and even busted moves at this year’s Olympics. So when he and his crew want to put on a show, you know its going to be good. Milton Kingz part 5 at The Buszy this Friday will showcase an International line up of high profile Bboys & judges. All battling for the Milton Kingz title (and rather hefty cash prize). Competitors from Italy, France, Romania and…

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