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HDD x Radar Radio with guest Myssa More


Last Thursday one of UK Bashment’s baddest newcomers joined us on our Radar Radio show. Myssa More joined us in studio for a quick chat and to run through some of his tunes — he even gave us a little preview of a new riddim he’s just worked on. Find out more about Myssa More here.

HDD x Radar Radio with guest Myssa More March 12th 2015 by Hipsters Dont Dance on Mixcloud


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Kazabon & Hootie Who at Just Juice


Buss a Bank Holiday wine with us (Kazabon & Hootie Who) this Saturday at Just Juice at Queen of Hoxton. We will be doing a guest set at this tropical themed night so you can expect our usual blend of World Carnival sounds. Also on the night will be Subculture Sage, Rum & Ting DJs, Cropper and Tropic City. More info on the Facebook Event Page.
See you on the dancefloor.

HDD Highlights: HDD February 1st

Our February session was one of our best yet at The Shacklewell Arms, so  for those of you who missed it, and for those of you who want to re-live it here are some excellent shots by Egle Trezzi above, and a recording of Kazabon & Hootie Who’s set below. HDD head honchos and party starters Kazabon & Hootie Who ran through everything from dancehall to soca to afro pop to tropical bass, in true world carnival style.

Remember Hipsters Don’t Dance is the 1st Saturday of every month at The Shacklewell Arms.

Kazabon & Hootie Who Live at HDD Sept (4th Bday Promo Mix)


As we get ready to celebrate 4 years of Hipsters Don’t Dance this live recording of our set from our September party is sure to get you ready for the celebrations on December 7th. We are really excited about having HDD favourites Poirier and Serocee join us for our birthday bash at The Shacklewell Arms. This recording really reflects the HDD vibe and we can’t wait to celebrate with you all on December 7th. Check out the Facebook Event Page for more info on our party.

HDD Highlights: Jasmine Solano Live at HDD July

Jasmine Solano Live at HDD July 13th by Hipsters Dont Dance on Mixcloud

Our last party at The Shacklwell Arms was a heater and definitely one of the best yet! Jasmine Solano joined us all the way from NYC and tore the place down with a very big set covering dancehall, soca and tropical bass. If you missed it you really missed out! Stream the live recording above or download it here.

Hipsters Dont Dance On A Ragga Tip, July


This Friday July 19th we will be at Lockside Lounge for a On A Ragga Tip residents special. If you are a HDD regular you know how good these events can be. Each one of our residents Murlo, The Large, Illanja , Kazabon & Hootie Who all know how to make sure that the carnival vibes will be reaching Camden.

Over the past few months Murlo has released tunes on Mixpak, had his songs played on Radio 1 and also released a collaboration with the world renowned Brenmar. Trust us you dont want to miss out on someone whom regularly gets press love from Fact Magazine, Vice and XLR8R.

DJ and Shimmy Shimmy honcho, The Large’s latest mix is easily one of the best in dancehall this year. Incredibly respected in her field and an amazing DJ make sure you are there to experience one of her fantastic sets.

Our understated but incredibly versatile veteran dj of the Irish scene is someone whose tastes are impecable. Whether it’s a block party set, rub a dub set or classic funky set this man can do it all. His sets at Lockside are great and definitely takes advantage of the unique atmosphere of the venue.

We (Kazabon and Hootie Who) are the duo behind HDD who live and breathe the World Carnival sounds that this club night is famous for. Whether it’s afrobeats, soca, dancehall or hip hop. This duo has it covered. Their DJ edits are becoming essential to dj’s across the world and even won approval of Queen B. Not sure what music to expect? Check out our live recordings below.

HDD Live Sets on Mixcloud

We will be partying from 9pm until 3am more details and directions on our Facebook event page. Entry is £3 before 11pm and £5 after but you can save some money by emailing names to hipstersdontdance@gmail.com to be added to the £3 list, this guarantees £3 entry all night (list closes at 5pm on Friday 19th).