Decked Out


  • Bugged Out 20th birthday Part 1: High Fidelity

    First up in our run of 20th anniversary events is a very special, unique night that Bugged Out first ran in their original home town of Manchester in 1996. The idea was simple – ask 20 DJs to play their favourite 5 tracks of all time. (more…)

  • Dusky competition

    Ahead of our Dusky party with The Hydra on October 4th, we’re offering you the chance to win this competition bundle in association with Supremebeing. Win A pair of tickets to the Bugged Out Weekender. £100 Gift Voucher for Supremembeing. A pair of tickets to the Dusky party on October 4th. 2 x Vinyl copies of 17 Steps 001. To enter, please send an email with the subject: BUGGED OUT
    Good luck!

  • Julio Bashmore – 3 intimate London shows

    Julio Bashmore returns to London with not one but three London parties. Held at the intimate Airspace studios in Brixton each party only has a capacity of 250 so you can get up close to Bashmore who will be playing an extended set on Sept 19, Oct 25 and Nov 21. His new single Simple Love is out soon prior to his forthcoming (and long awaited) album. Tickets for all three parties are here.

  • Hallowe’en with Waze & Odyssey – Oct 31st

    Our XOYO Friday residency lands bang on Hallowe’en this year and we’ve hooked up with Waze & Odyssey as part of their ‘take over’ series (to co-incide with the release of Bump ‘n’ Grind which is officially released in October). Serge and Firas have selected the guests with rising techno star Ejeca and Jeremy Underground Paris playing with them in the main room. They’re also working with us on some special Hallowe’en surprises, fright-decor and more. It’s going to be spook-tacular!

  • Dusky – The Next Step 4/10/14

    Dusky celebrate the Next Step and the launch of their new label 17 Steps with a special curated show at Studio Spaces on October 4th as part of the Hydra series. Dusky play their longest London set to date – 6 hours with artists on the bill encompassing their influences and peers. Legendary figures Juan Atkins and Zed Bias – pioneers in techno and garage respectively are joined by Will Saul – Aus Music boss who released Dusky’s previous tracks who will go b2b with Trevino. Also going b2b with Zed Bias is Manchester’s Paleman and newcomers Lorca and Velvit complete the bill. Early birds and 1st release have sold out already so pick up a ticket now.

  • 20th anniversary at the WHP – sold out

    Our Manchester 20th anniversary at the Warehouse Project sold out in an hour. We be releasing more details about the 12 hour party that begins at 5pm soon. On the bill are Green Velvet, Erol Alkan, Andrew Weatherall, Daniel Avery, George Fitzgerald and many more. We’ll be announcing our series of London 20th anniversary shows soon.


    Intern required!

    We are looking for an intern to start with immediate effect working one day a week in our office in Shoreditch until the Bugged Out Weekender in January.

    You will be responsible for researching content for social media and our events, putting together the weekly mail-outs for Bugged Out and working on the other venues that we are responsible for.
    You will also attend and assist us at the Bugged Out Weekender Festival in January 16/17/18.
    Please send CVs to

    THUMP: 20 Years of BuggedOut!

    I.D magazine Feb 2014

    There’s an 8 page feature in this month’s I.D magazine with Erol Alkan, Daniel Avery, Skream, Ivan Smagghe, Duke Dumont, Julio Bashmore and Simian Mobile Disco reflecting on our 20 year history. Check Erol & Daniel’s interview here. 

    DJ Magazine – Dec 2013

    A feature on the Weekender

    Winner of Best British Club.Thanks to all the readers who voted for us!

    Field Day Radio Episode 11

    This show features an exclusive in-depth interview with voodoo pop / medieval synth folktronica trio Stealing Sheep, who introduce us to their songwriting process and explain how the creativity of Liverpool has shaped them – and how one of them even managed to jam (on a Kazoo) with Liverpool legend Paul McCartney.

    Plus there is music from Field Day favourites Vondelpark, Thomas Mapfumo, East India Youth, Daughter, How To Dress Well and Ariel Pink as well as classic tracks by John Lennon, The Rolling Stones and the dream trio Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus & Max Roach.