After WHP cemented it's status as one of Europe's most important UK dance institutions at the end of last year, the team are not sitting still with a series of events on the horizon at Manchester's Albert Hall.
These Late Night Sessions will take place in collaboration with leading Manchester promoter Trof to breathe life back in to this forgotten chapel and make it the home for a cluster of one-off performances from world-class electronic based performers.
Starting with Moderat (Feb 7). The collaborative project between Modeselektor and vocalist Apparat was behind Shuf's 13th top album of last year and their live show will not disappoint. Later in February, Kaluki is teaming up with Manchester heavyweight Drop The Mustard (Feb 28) for a warmup party before they hit the ski slopes later in the year. The lineup for this night includes Huxley, Pirate Copy and house revolutionary MK.
Finally, Manchester natives Ape (March 1) will be stepping up in March to curate a night of eclectic and diverse musical knowledge with the likes of Annie Mac, David Rodigan, Mele and Barely Legal all bringing their esteemed selecting abilities to the forefront for a night from one of Manchester's finest.
This series of events will recreate some of the WHP magic in a totally new environment, The unique surroundings and carefully curated lineups will be the catalyst for further solidifying the reputation of these legendary Manchester promoters.
Words: Louise Caldwell