New & Pre-Release Bass & Beyond

Every Saturday


Free before 8pm // £5 after

For £3 guaranteed entry list before 10.30pm, group bookings, table reservations & info email guestlist@knowquestion.co.uk

Keen to share their knowledge and passion for new music, some of London’s best DJ’s and special guests come together for this new weekly session. Without forgetting that the dance floor knows best, our resident DJs and guests will be playing new and pre-release tracks, cutting edge and experimental bass sounds from House to Hip-Hop & beyond every Saturday night.

Those in the Know share with those who want to Know – and those that just want to dance!

Residents on rotation include:

Kutmah, Josey Rebelle, Spin Doctor, Chris P Cuts, Motive, BobaFatt, Mo Fingaz, & CWD.


3rd – BobaFatt / Josey Rebelle / Chris P Cuts
10th – Yungun EP Launch party ft. Mr Thing (onstage 9pm) / Spin Doctor / Chris P Cuts
17th – Jon 1st / Chris P Cuts / CWD
24th – ItsNate (PA onstage 9pm) / Motive / Kutmah

Get in the KNOW?

WEBSITE? www.knowquestion.co.uk

FACEBOOK? www.facebook.com/KNOWQuestion

TWITTER? www.twitter.com/kn0wquesti0n

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Hot Wuk Wednesdays

Hot Wuk Wednesdays is the weekly bashment dance spot, The Heatwave’s bashment headquarters.

What is bashment? Bashment is the ultra hype sound of modern Jamaican music: the excitement of rewinds, incredible dancing, the rammed dance floor and amazing vibe of a Caribbean rave.

The Heatwave’s midweek party turns The Social basement into a mini Notting Hill Carnival. Get rum drunk and collect your free whistle and horn, you might see the most incredibly acrobatic dance move or hear the wickedest MC jumping on the mic. One thing is certain: the vibe will be INSANE. 100% smiling, 100% dancing, 100% big tunes.

Every Wednesday we rave like it’s a Saturday!

Doors 7pm-1am, £5 before 10pm / £7 after


Facebook The Heatwave

Twitter @TheHeatwave

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Huw is 5

Huw Stephens has been putting on his monthly party at The Social for 5 years.  

It staggered me slightly when he told me this 6 months back, i can remember first talking to him about doing the night so clearly, it feels like last month.

Every month he has booked the very best new live bands, electronic acts and MCs from all around the UK and brought them to London to play.  Quite often it’s the first time these acts have come to the capitol and yet each and every month the basement is packed to the staircase.

We love Huw and we love his night.  Long may it continue on Little Portland Street – i actually couldn’t imagine The Social without it. Thanks Huw for all your hard work from everyone at the bar xxx

In October we are dedicating every single Tuesday to Huw Stephens Presents.  He has put together 5 amazing bills of music with some special secret guests who we can’t announce, no need to really, just turn up early and come salute Huw!

Tuesday October 16th

Becoming Real

The Insomniax

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Tuesday October 23rd

Tom Williams and the Boat

Sweet Baboo


Luke Sital Singh

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Tuesday October 30th

Super secret special guest!

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Trees For Cities Night

Trees For Cities – Saturday 15th September

Trees for Cities, the party-minded charity that raises money to plant trees in urban areas around the world, is hosting a party at central London’s most established electronic music haunt, on Saturday 15 September.

A splendid musical line-up features regular Trees DJs Ben Osborne, head honcho of pioneering music and film outfit Noise of Art, Leftside Wobble, re-edit maestro and recent K7 signing, and David Jenkinson (hermosabeatscartel), a man as familiar with DJing on the beach in Cannes and Miami as he is with dropping tunes for London Trees partygoers. We’re also very excited to have a Trees DJ debut from the force that is Miss C, a Burning Man aficionado and general good-time party lady with an increasingly enviable festival resumé.

All profits from the night go to Trees for Cities and its brilliant tree planting work in urban areas in London and beyond.

The evening follows the Tree-Athlon event earlier that day in London’s Battersea Park. There, an assortment of live bands and performers will join Ben Osborne on the Blue Bus – a vintage 1962 VW bus that Noise of Art used as a ‘Love Buggy’ stage for psychedelic events at this summer’s Latitude Festival.

The Tree-Athlon sees hundreds of runners coming together to run 5K at London’s coolest fundraising event. If you fancy running (and you should), it’s £22 to register. Anyone signing up for the Tree-Athlon gets in free to the party, with a list available at the VW bus.

Register at http://www.treesforcities.org/what-you-can-do/fundraising/tree-athlon

Advance entry at the Social party is a paltry £3 in advance (early doors), or £5 if you’re slow. On the door it’s £3 before 8pm, £5 before 10pm and £7 after. Sound complicated? It isn’t really. It’s cheap.

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Big Gig

Next Tuesday the 4th, Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs and Temples are both playing the bloody brilliant Sonic Cathedral night at the bar.

Find out more here

The NME are on it too . . should be a good one.

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Saturday Nights

Throughout September some our favourite DJs are stepping into bring us five Saturdays of funk, soul, hip hop, house, disco and party business to keep us dancing until our brand new Saturday night starts in October.

1st Sept – Heavenly Jukebox

8th Sept – Embassy of Good

15th Sept – tbc

22nd Sept – Yacht Rock

29th Sept – Relative

Doors 6pm-1am, free before 8pm, £5/£3 members

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Spinning some tunes

Top England Cricketer, and no.1 Bluetones fan, Graeme Swann has been at the bar enjoying our jukebox!

Grab this month’s copy of Q to read the full interview with Graeme and see what he was doing down the bar.

We’re BIG cricket fans at The Social so were delighted to see this . .



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Carnival Warm Up Party + Mix

Madd Raff is our weekly dancehall party, every Wednesday night at the bar – as you can imagine they love Carnival and they’re are throwing a warm up party tomorrow to get things started before the weekend.  

Here’s a few words from The Heatwave – and make sure you go and grab their new Carnival Mix from Noisey too.

‘It’s CARNIVAL time!!!

MADD RAFF is the OFFICIAL midweek warm up party for this weekends NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL – actually the best weekend of the whole year!

The Heatwave family will be bringing the MADDEST Bashment vs Soca selection, carnival vibes are guaranteed at The Social this week !!

BRING YOUR WHISTLES & HORNS!!!!!!Come and RAVE WITH THE HEATWAVE at Carnival this year! Make sure you follow @gabrielheatwave on twitter and find out where the party is !!Make sure you reach early! We dance and get mad from EARLY !! + Roll up roll up FREE NAIL ART before 10 !!CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP CARNIVAL WARM UP’

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Faber Social Poetry Special

The Faber Social celebrates poetry on Monday 3rd September with some of the most exciting new talents around.  

Fiona Benson is a poet of vision and resonance who is working towards a debut collection.

Emily Berry writes wittily and wickedly about modern lives; her first book will appear in 2013.

Joe Dunthorne is the author of the celebrated novels Submarine and Wild Abandon and is preparing a collection of poems.

Toby Martinez de las Rivas’s incantatory debut will be published next year.

Sam Riviere’s 81 Austerities is published this summer in response to cuts by the coalition government.

Jack Underwood is a poet of skill, freshness and virtuosity, who is working on his debut.


More about Faber New Poets

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H. Hawkline Launch Party

Tuesday 21st August

In town to celebrate the release of his widely acclaimed Black Domino Box EP, fast-rising Cardiff-based multi-instrumentalist H. Hawkline channels his idol Richard Brautigan through a rough cement mixture of sludge rock, Felt and seaweed.

H. Hawkline + R. Seiliog

“H.Hawkline is the beatiest thing to emerge from Lundy Island since the 2007 Norovirus outbreak” – Gruff Rhys  //  “Sweet and otherworldly – a one off” – Huw Stephens


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