Cut The Rug Presents Mechanisms W/Transcode & Nikolai

We’re back at Underdog Manchester with our brand new concept Mechanisms for our first shindig of 2018 and we’ve got some new friends to Introduce to you!

Topping the bill on the night is Stil vor Talent & Filth on Acid heavyweight Transcode who will be supported by local boss man & iQ chief NIKOLAialongside Throne Room Records boss Liam Armstrong and Mike Sutton as well as your favourite residents!

Expect sounds from all corners of the techno spectrum as well as the usual family madness that goes down at our events. We can not wait to be back at it!

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Hailing from our very own Manchester (UK), Transcode is a dynamic and highly talented producer / DJ. His sound leans towards energetic & deep, driven techno but he certainly doesn’t limit his horizons, with an unquestionably unique ability to design deep and elaborate tracks that ignore the generic rules and constraints of genres.

As a creative artist his work has been acknowledged and supported up by some of the most prestigious labels and artists in the business. Recent support has come from a wide range of tastemaker DJs, such as Laurent Garnier, Joris Voorn, Pleasurekraft, Alan Fitzpatrick & many more. His work has also been picked up by a host of Radio djs including B.Traits (BBC Radio 1), Deadmau5 (BBC Radio 1) and Eric Prydz (EPIC Radio).

With multiple tracks getting into the Beatport Techno top 10 charts and releases on revered labels such as Stil Vor Talent & Filth On Acid, Transcode keeps pushing high quality music into the world and has a serious future ahead of him!


The London based producer has upped his game since moving down south and he’ll bringing his smooth selection of wobblers to the party. Having received support from the biggest names in the game such as Jamie Jones, Patrick Topping, Marco Carola and Skream, Nikolai will be launching his own label IQollective in 2018 featuring a big array of artists.

Liam Armstrong b2b Mike Sutton

Founder of Throne Room Records Liam made ade his name playing the circuit of party capital Newcastle before establishing his fledgling House and Techno brand. Having recently played at this year’s ADE (Amsterdam), basement parties in the Alps Liam always brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to any party. He’ll be taking up the mantle with good friend Mike Sutton, who has supported the likes of Darius Syrossian, Third Son, Kreature and more, where he has developed his trademark groove-driven sound. A recent move to Manchester has led to a greater focus on his own productions, expanding his arsenal and honing his skills which he will be bringing to the dance.

Cut the Rug Residents

Everyone’s favourite family will be about on the night as per ususal. Expect ridiculous sounds from all genre’s from the four boys, starting light and them moving towards the steady drive of deep techno to keep those heads boppin’ until the 4am close.

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