Den Haan

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The Arches: 21 defining moments

18 Oct 2012

The cutting edge venue turns 21 this year - here are some of the stand-out moments in its history

1. Cafe Loco October 1991 First set up as an experiment by Arches founder Andy Arnold to bring theatre to clubbers, Cafe Loco showcased numerous emerging and experimental performers including early sightings of performance company Mischief La…

Crate digging: Kris Wasabi (Wasabi Disco) gives us a peek at his playlist

1 Mar 2011

Featuring Moodymann, The Dirtbombs, Cottam and more

‘The original Moodymann ‘Freeki Mutha Fucker (Juan Atkins remix)’ (KDJ) is amazingly sleazy, total boner disco. This remix is straight out of Detroit so it adds action strings and a nice synth line, without losing the hypnotic sleaze of the original.

Den Haan - Gods From Outer Space

1 Mar 20114 stars

Glasgow duo deliver debut to match electrifyingly sleazy live sets

(Courier of Death) It’s taken them a while to get down to it, but Glasgow duo Den Haan (Matthew Aldworth, aka Crème de Menthe, and Andy Gardiner) have finally arrived with the debut album their electrifyingly sleazy live sets have promised. Beginning…

The List: 25 Years - A night at the Arches, Glasgow featuring Errors, King Creosote and Come on Gang!

5 Oct 2010

Event celebrates 25th anniversary of The List Magazine

After 25 years of writing about other people's events, we've decided to put on our own... and it's been worth the wait. We're taking over The Arches for one Friday night only, showcasing the best of Scottish culture, including many of favourite bands…

Electric Frog Street Carnival

20 Aug 2009

The Notting HIll spirit comes to Glasgow

‘The Street Carnival came about from us deciding that we’re the north’s version of the Nottinghill Carnival in London,’ explains Jack Revell, aka Numbers DJ Jackmaster and one of the people behind The Electric Frog Street Carnival, a new all day event…

Glasgow Roller Disco

13 Aug 2009

Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll Dig out your skates (they’re also available to hire on the night) as roller disco mayhem descends on Glasgow, recreating the New York sounds of disco with a modern twist. DJ sets come from Jackmaster, Rustie (pictured), DJ…

Labels of Love - Optimo Music

30 Apr 2009

Based in: Glasgow Roster: Big Ned, Den Haan, Dollskabeat (pictured), Divorce, Older Lover. Bosses: JD Twitch, one half of the DJ duo behind ever-uncategorisable Glasgow club night Optimo. Sounds like: See ‘ever-uncategoriseable’, above.

Exposure: Den Haan

18 Dec 2008

At the best of times, a live slot at Glasgow’s trailblazing, cross-genre club night Optimo is to be prized by any band. Even more than that, though, a gig at the club’s Hogmanay Party is the Holy Grail. One of the bands to have hit the jackpot on the…

Hogmanay 2008 - Clubbing

11 Dec 2008

‘It’s on’ is the simple motto which Glasgow überclub Optimo are using to promote their famous Hogmanay special – it’s at the Fruitmarket again, and will see Twitch and Wilkes joined by Glasgow Italo-punks Den Haan and laptop-wielding Parisian show-offs…