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Friday night at Seas

Friday saw the first of our local based musicians.  Mitko aka Violent Public Disorderax  provided a  completely different sound scape to Dogus the night before, entertaining the Seas crowd  with his down tempo chill out grooves which gradually built to a thrilling creshendo as the night reached its climax.  Like Kousin Miko  is a music maker with […]Read More

The first Varna seas club!

Its about seven in the morning here and Ive just watched the most amazing sunrise over the black sea.  In fact we?ve been all a glow since the SEAS club kicked into gear.  Its an incredible mix of music from the North and Black seas, theatre, happenings and very, very good company.  There?s still two […]Read More

First post from Varna

  So the SEAS moves to Varna ? Bulgaria?s third city sitting proudly (and warmly) on the Black Sea.  Already we?ve met lots of fascinating people  and have been bowled over by the friendliness and welcoming nature of the Bulgarian people.  Ivor , for example, took me on a whistle stop  tour of all the […]Read More

Wash Up from Odessa

Grand Finale Club Seas invited TimesNewRoman ( DJ Dogus) to play our closing party at Exit. The music jumped across the globe yet kept a distinctly Turkish Beat. There was Conga’s and the bar staff snook out to the dancefloor too. Here is our Top Ten Tracks from the night so you can re-create the […]Read More

First SEAS Club in Odessa is big hit!

After another round of meetings with local musicians and DJs yesterday we have a jam-packed programme of club nights for the rest of the week here in Odessa, including live music sets each night ? an unexpected and very welcome bonus! Local musicians have been so generous in sharing their talents with us. Our first […]Read More

Odessa Files

We landed in Odessa yesterday and immediately met a host of other artists from countries as diverse as Sweden, Romania and Croatia ? all here to participate in the SEAS adventure! We?ve been too busy to do any real exploring of the city as yet, but on first impressions, Odessa is a beautiful place, with […]Read More

All aboard the SEAS Club – on tour and uncovering the best Black Seas sounds

All aboard! the hub and Black/North SEAS present the SEAS Club from Wednesday 28-Saturday 14 June in the Black Sea ports of Odessa, Varna and Mangalia. Music wise, Irish DJ Deirdre Melvin promises to bring a broad-ranging mix of great tracks ? everything from regular club pint spillers to more experimental drum n’ bass and […]Read More

Phrased & Confused is back once again!

Yes, we?re pleased to announce the return of Phrased & Confused, back to once again explore that creative common ground between music and lyrics. This year we?re shaking things up a bit, and are packing up our Phrased & Confused belongings to take over a stage at the award winning Summer Sundae Weekender festival, which […]Read More

Last, But by no Means Least – Podcast Connections

Our Saturday morning podcast project at Stratford Media Circus finally came to an end this week. We were joined by two BBC radio producers who offered feedback to the participants and talked about how they could develop there skills.With bags of experience and enthusiasm, we all benefited from there received wisdom and we at times […]Read More

The Insulting Cabaret – This Saturday!

The Insulting Cabaret will be occupying the Late Lounge of the National Theatre this Saturday. Hosted by Perrier award winning funny guys Noble & Silver, the event will showcase a fine array of international artists all performing around the theme of the Insult. For more information, download a flyer by clicking here. Be there or […]Read More