Here’s what’s happening in December at 2022nq.
29/11 – 7/12 Before I Could Draw Exhibition
A group exhibition of illustrations, each illustrator re-interpreting their own childhood drawings. Both the original childhood image and the new artwork is displayed, to highlight the growth of the artists and to hopefully inspire young doodlers to keep doodling.
5/12 – Oi Polloi & Levi’s Vintage Clothing present Boomtown – The Sound of 60’s Detroit
The launch of the limited edition ‘The Detroit Sound’ 7″ vinyl boxset – BoomTown DJs in the Oi Polloi store from 6-9pm: Food and drinks, Giveaways from Levi’s Vintage Clothing and Oi Polloi
Afterparty in 2022NQ from 9pm-12am: Phil Saxe, Steve Leggat, BoomTown DJs, Dressers and dancers
6/12 – Project 13 presents Accord Album Launch
2013 closing event comes in the form of a very special party in celebration of the Manchester duos highly anticipated debut album released on Houndstooth, ‘Akkord’.
7/12 – Let The Freqs Out with Loefah, Chunky, Harrimann & Mushy
Let The Freqs Out is a new music event that focuses on good music and the culture surrounding it from art to fashion. Celebrating the culture of Loefah’s Swamp81 and School Records.
13/12 – I Am Your Autopilot Album LaunchThe album is made up of 13 tracks that see I Am Your Autopilot at their creative peak, demonstrating a confidence that shows off both their writing ability and their mastery of technology. The album is a collection of meticulously crafted songs that effortlessly blend soulful electronics, choral vocals, orchestral textures, chiming acoustic guitars and analogue synth oscillations. Listening to the album is like eavesdropping on a dream rehearsal with Brian Eno, Grizzly Bear, Laurie Anderson and Boards of Canada.
14/12 – Hyper Grotto Jam – A Christmas Daytime Dance PartyA Christmas Daytime Dance Party!!
Feat. Special Guests
RANDY MARSH (Wet Play // FULL BEAM!)
MATT WARD ( Wet Play )
BENNY BADGE ( FREEKWENCY // Nite Class )
METRODOME ( Wet Play )
SONOFAPIZZAMAN ( FULL BEAM! )
Merchandise // tee’s // art prints // jewellery // Christmas Cards by Lisa Stannard – Illustration & Print Designer , Wonderhaus, one69A, Aim Low Get High Giftz, Wet Play & Full Beam! Christmas cocktails & Mulled Wine. Sailor / Stannard Christmas Photo-booth with Layla Sailor Photography, Film & Art Direction // www.laylasailor.com’s Laylaroid camera!
31/12 – New Years with Jon Dasilva, Disco Mums and Chips with EverythingIt’s been another fantastic year down at 2022NQ with a plethora of DJ’s lighting up the basement from Greg Wilson and Norman Jay to Unabombers, Daniele Baldelli and Crazy P so we’ll be ending the year on another high and welcoming back to Manchester Jon Dasilva.
Known in Manchester as being the co conspirator in defining the music policy of The Hacienda during the Acid House era, ‘88-‘91, he was slap bang at the centre of the early days of UK House/Techno music scene, something that still inspires his DJing and production to this day.