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An evolution of squatting in East London

An architect, a former businessman, and a nomadic walk into an empty building…. And show us how community living can work in 2017; Two and a half years of innovative freedom in the shape of an East London warehouse is coming to an end on November 19th. The Hive in Dalston, that’s been a home to numerous people, as well as a fertile soil to locals’ passions and ideas, is closing its doors, potentially, to allow new ones to open up. On November 16th, the people of The Hive will be sharing the experience and wisdom they’ve gained, in a conference they are hosting, which is expected to be attended by some of the most influential figures in the city. Hand by hand with their hosting landlord, they are willing to create a lobby that will challenge our perception of social living in the
CUT_ – The next big electronic duo

CUT_ – The next big electronic duo

Entertainment, Music
Free gigs can be very hit or miss, but CUT_’s set in Dalston last night was a triumph. Reporter: Frances Cullen | Sub-editor: Hannah Grafton Belle Doron and Sebastiaan Dutih otherwise known as CUT_ are an up and coming electronic duo from Amsterdam. Influenced and inspired by artists such as Flume, Aluna George and Jamie XX, the pair aim to combine alternative electronics with edgy pop music. They quickly gained a great deal of recognition for their cover of French artist Stromae’s song Papaoutai. They have been touring the Netherlands and are now starting to branch out across Europe and the UK. The duo played an intimate free gig at Birthday’s in Dalston, which was advertised on Dice. The verses are so quiet and dainty sounding, before building up to loud and vibrant choruses t