The Guardian festival blog: ‘We’re not beard-strokers!’ Wigflex, Nottingham’s ‘rudeboy techno’ night | Music


When soulful singer-songwriter Yazmin Lacey first met Lukas Cole, AKA Lukas Wigflex, she told him his party didn’t sound appealing. “He’s like, ‘Yeah come down!’ And I told him I wasn’t really into that kind of music,” she says. “There’s not a lot of people I know running nights that would stand there at a house party and take that on the chin.”

Accepting a free ticket anyway, Lacey put her theory to the test, and lost. Still not always sold on techno, she’s now a Wigflex regular, lured on to the dancefloor by the open attitude and lack of black-clad affectation Nottingham’s most respected nocturnal session is known for.

“I think that’s how he sees the music in his head, something that brings everyone together,” Lacey says, explaining their encounter spawned a lasting friendship, with the pair even sharing studio space for a time. “I’ve had some of the best times at his stuff: ’nuff wigs,…



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