Best of the year 2010: London clubs
Kate Hutchinson picks her clubbing highlights for 2010
Red Bull Music Academy
The international showcase of fine electronic sounds touched down in the capital in February in a whirlwind of club nights. The most impressive of all? Culture Clash: a mini Notting Hill Carnival inside the Roundhouse’s looming ribcage. Soundsystems battling it out for the title included Soul II Soul and Skream & Benga with Goldie’s crew Metalheadz coming out on top. Still, contenders will have a tough time beating rastafarians Channel One (who took the gong in the October round), when they return to fight at the next showdown come autumn 2011.
By Kate Hutchinson