PΛRΛLLELS presents: one night of post punk, darkwave & synth

Manchester’s installment of the deepest darkest corners of the alternative club scene, featuring the very best of Post Punk, Darkwave, Shoegaze and everything Synth. 

£5 OTD
Introducing founding resident DJ KATALAMØDE plus resident VINDICARE and it gives us great pleasure to welcome to the stage, our special guest djs DJ ALI* and QUIFFBOY .. We are beyond excited of this!

Expect to hear bands like..

Boy Harsher//Body Of Light//Tempers//Holygram//The KVB//Selofan//Drab Majesty//Kælan Mikla//Cold Cave//ACTORS//Sextile//The Soft Moon//Light Asylum//Zanias//Soft Kill//She Past Away//VR SEX//All Your Sisters//Bootblacks//Creux Lies//Die Selektion//Hante//HEALTH//Ladytron//Minor Victories//IDLES//My Bloody Valentine//Panther Modern//QUAL//Sally Dige//Bauhaus//Xeno & Oaklander//Soft Riot//Depeche Mode//Echo & The Bunnymen//Killing Joke//VOWWS//Void Vision//Velvet Condom//Undertheskin//TR/ST//True Moon//Spectres//Shame//Second Still//Ritual Howls//Rendez-Vous//Automelodi//Soviet Soviet//Pixies//Joy Division//Teardrop Explodes//Fall/Violent Femmes//Psychedelic Furs//Chameleons//Einstürzende neubauten//The The//and much more. 


DJ ALI*//Founder and resident of Bristol’s ‘No Alternative’ night. A bi-monthly free party that plays minimal, coldwave, post-punk, goth and italo. Before that DJ Ali was a resident DJ for Bristol’s long-running ‘Pandoras Box’ and have guested at various nights across Bristol, Plymouth, London and Nottingham and a rare special appearance in New York’s Batcave. 

QUIFFBOY//His back for one night only, ex-resident DJ at Manchester’s very own Sin City. Quiff Boy learned his trade deputizing for the resident DJs at Manchester’s legendary alternative venue The Banshee in the late 80s, before moving to Leeds and running techno and rockabilly nights in the late 90s, hosting annual weekend parties for fellow fans of The Sisters of Mercy, and regular DJ slots at after shows for The Sisters, March Violets and Fields of the Nephilim in the early 2000s. 

KATALAMØDE// a Manchester-based DJ and musician, with over a decade of DJing experience with past residencies at a multiple of UK alternative venues and founding resident of PΛRΛLLELS sister night and Manchester’s well known Industrial Techno, EBM club night, DELETE YOURSELF.

As a avid musician and DJ Katalamøde has a long and varied history of performing solo and with bands world wide, across the UK, German, Polish, Czech, Swiss, Danish and Hungarian underground club scenes including venues such as Electrofied, Electrowerkz London, Club Braincorp Copenhagen, Dynamo (Werk 21) Zürich Switzerland, Supersonic – Blue Hell & KVLT Budapest, Hungary, Castle Party Festival Bolków Poland, Infest Festival UK and many more.

Coming from a strong musical background, Katalamøde entered the Club scene at 16 and was introduced to the world of mixing. As an avid DJ, Musician and producer, a la møde adds a cherry on top with her grasp of production elements across the entire spectrum of dark alternative electronic music to door-slamming techno scenes.

VINDICARE// A North West based DJ, musician and producer, with past residencies at some of the UKs most popular club nights and founding member of the post punk band We Are All Failures, The Ladder and Vindicare. Addz Milner has been writing and performing electronic music since 2006 as part of numerous projects and well known lineups such as Grendel, Deviant UK, Surgyn. Performing world wide in Trition Festival NYC, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane Australian Tour, Kinetic Festival Montreal Canada and all across mainland Europe in UK Slimelight London, Infest Festival UK, Amphi Festival Koeln Germany, Wave Gothik Festival Leipzig Germany, E-Tropolis Festival Berlin Germany, Blackfields Festival Gelsenkirchen Germany, Summer Darkness Festival Utrecht Holland, Tilburg Holland, Vampire Party Antwerp Belgium, Castle Party Bolków Poland, Barcelona & Madrid Spain, Czech and Supersonic – Blue Hell & KVLT Hungary and many more. 

After a number of producing high-profile remixes and several live performances, Vindicare stormed onto the dark electronic scene and emerged in 2011 citing influences as wide ranging as Ferry Corsten, to Joy Division, Vindicare’s productions offer a refreshing take on the post punk genre; fusing elements of post punk and shoegaze with massive lead lines, innovative sample use and blistering basslines to create something new – a hybridised sound with the sole purpose of blurring boundaries and decimating dancefloors. 



Retro Bar 78 Sackville St
Manchester M1 3NJ