Rocking Horse Rehearsal Rooms

PREQWAL (Live Beat Set) Feat. Visuals From Morning Skyrail! + Dj’s Zero dB / Polybius – Fishtank – 10.30pm, 15 March – Free

577379_525305554186154_651146354_nThis Friday we bring you a live beat set from PREQWAL, featuring visuals from Morning Skyrail

plus DJ’s:

Zero dB (Ninja Tune / Tru Thoughts)

Polybius (Head Unit / Psy-cho.acou-stics).

This is one we’ve been looking forward to for a few months now so make sure you don’t miss out!!

More info here

Passport Found

The garage next door has found a passport in our car park. If you think it could be your’s give us a shout!

0191 386 0595 / Mobile No’s: 07554 265040 / 07876 293709

Pop, Chocolate and Crisps back on sale!!

Hooray!! We finally have a new fridge. We’re now selling cans of pop, chocolate and (if you’re quick) crisps again!!!

Both Mobile Phones Working Again

Both of our mobile phones are working again so you should have no problem getting through! The numbers are

Office: 0191 386 0595 / Mobile No’s: 07554 265040 / 07876 293709


Rocking Horse Recordings Website Is Now Live

The website for our new record label, Rocking Horse Recordings has just gone live! You can check it out and find out news of our first release here:

Or by clicking the menu bar above.

Atic Atac Valentines Day Special – Nato / Zero dB / Polybius – Fishtank – 10.30pm – Free


Atic Atac returns with a Valentines Day special. Well, it’ll be special if your valentine likes Hip Hop, Funk, Reggae, Jazz, Dub and Bass anyway!!

Joining us again is Nato. Back by popular demand after his beatboxing performance at our last event.

Dj’s: Zero dB (Ninja Tune / Tru Thoughts) Polybius (Head Unit / Lazy Dave / Rocking Horse)

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Atic Atac 17 – Zero dB / Polybius / MC Gaijin Plus TBC – Fishtank – 10pm – Free!!

Atic Atac stumbles into 2013 with more of your favourite Hip Hop / Funk / Jazz / Reggae / Bass.

DJ’s: Zero dB (Ninja Tune / Tru Thoughts) – Polybius (Lazy Dave / Head Unit / Rocking Horse) – MC Gaijin

Plus more to be confirmed!

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Musicians gig database | Empty – Art. Regeneration. Collaboration

Are you a musician or in a band? Empty Shop are building a database to use in their programming. If you want to play interesting venues and shows get yourself on this list. Promoters, if you are keen to use their venue get in touch…

Community Music Durham Meeting – Empty Shop HQ – Thursday 10th January 7.30pm

Community Music Durham have a meeting this Thursday to discuss the project. It will be at 7.30pm at Empty Shop HQ plus your welcome to join them in durham for a few drinks after if you like.

What is Community Music Durham?

“A new musical initiative to create a musical community at the heart of Durham. A place for bands and musicians to share influences, ideas and music. Plus with regular meet ups anyone can turn up and have ago at playing with other musicians. Providing a place for musicians to meet and network with each other, form bands and write music. The creative hub of Durham city. For more information message us or email”

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Atic Atac’s Dec 21st Survivors Xmas Party! – Zero dB / Lazy Dave – Fishtank – 21st December, 10pm – Free


Bring your burnt out carcasses to the Post Apocalyptic Atic Atac Xmas party for some Hip Hop / Funk / Jazz / Reggae / Dub / Bass.

Mayans are more than welcome!

DJ’s: Zero dB (Ninja Tune Records / Roast potatoes and Brussels Sprouts) Lazy Dave (Head Unit / Turkey and Stuffing).

Note. Depending on which time zone the end of the world actually kicks off in, Atic Atac are not responsible for the mis-advertising of ‘this event. We may actually be in a pre or current apocalyptic situation.