Time Out Feature: Sword-fighting in London

Inspired by Game of Thrones, I tried out sword-fighting for Time Out’s weekly ‘Whatever Next?’ column. Read about my exploits over on the Time Out blog or below. This article originally appeared in Time Out London, Issue May 14-20 2013. ©David Tett Heavy metal: Kate Hutchinson tries her hand at longsword fighting As decreed by Time…

From the archive: Clubbing and the jpeg generation

I’m shifting all of my favouritist old Time Out columns onto here before they end up in the Internet cemetery. First up: this feature from 2007 on the new wave of clubbing photographers snapping the fashion kidz in east London. It originally appeared in Time Out London in March 2007. Read it after the jump.

Feature: The return of UK garage

The sound of early ’90s UKG is back on London’s dancefloors…

The distinctive battle cry of UK garage is unforgettable. But, says Kate Hutchinson, it’s more than just a distant dancefloor memory. Whether it’s futuristic sounds or old school anthems that you’ll hear in London’s clubs, garage is back for good.

Feature: En vogue again

A new Soul Jazz compilation and book uncovers the music and moves of New York’s ’80s house ballroom era, the underground nightlife scene immortalised by Madonna in her infamous single ‘Vogue’ this month. And, though it lives on in the Big Apple, you can find traces of this fascinating polysexual culture in London clubland too…