Saturday 23rd July

The Doctor’s Orders presents BOWL POWER A night of uplifting Soul, Disco, Funk & bowling   *Launch Party / Stevie Wonder Special*   9pm-3am, Saturday 23rd July 2016 @ Bloomsbury Lanes, Bedford Way, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, London, WC1H 9EU   £5 advance / £7 on the door Launch Party DJs DJ Lok Johnny Roast Johnny Reckless Ralphonze 90 & special guests   All bowling and karaoke can be booked via info@bloomsburybowling.com (THIS REQUIRES PURCHASE OF ADVANCE BOWL POWER TICKETS)   The Doctor’s Orders are already London’s best loved Hip-Hop party providers with over a decade’s experience of throwin the best parties in town with the best DJs from around the globe. Now they are showing their soulful side with the all new monthly party Bowl Power. Having assembled a crack team of residents to spin only the best in Soul, Disco, Funk and more they are leaving nothing to chance as they kick things off with a party dedicated to the one and only Stevie Wonder with DJ LoK and Johnny Reckless spinning headline sets dedicated to the sounds of the best loved artist to have come out of Detroit’s incredible Motown label. They will be supported by vinyl addict Johnny Roast and the new boy on the block Ralphonze 90 as we bring you the power of Soul with Bowl...

Apollo Brown & ...

A huge thanks to all of you that came and checked the Apollo Brown and Guilty Simpson show and especially Nico Gypsicola for these great shots! [Show as...

Saturday 23rd July

The Doctor’s Orders presents The Nextmen 4 Hour 4 Deck Show   Support from Russ Ryan   10pm-3.30am Saturday 23rd July @ Trapeze, 89 Great Eastern St, London EC2A 3HX   NO ID = NO ENTRY As the old saying goes, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Having packed them in throughout 2012 at their only UK residency The Nextmen are back once again in this brilliant party basement to tear it up for 4 hours on 4 decks with their definitive party sounds. You can expect to be swept up in a frenzy of sounds from Reggae & Hip-Hop to Jungle & House as Brad Baloo & Dom Search get stuck in. While not producing classics for some of the biggest names in the UK The Nextmen can be heard rocking festivals around the UK and beyond or exciting regular listeners to their hugely popular podcast. Tonight they will be going hard and heavy for the lucky 300 people that got their hands on tickets. They are joined by the brilliant Russ Ryan who will be setting things off right to get the night bubbling....

TDO T-SHIRTS

The Doctor’s Orders ‘Midnight Marauders’ t-shirts are back and only £10! Due popular demand we’ve done another run of these dope t-shirts. In a style made famous by A Tribe Called Quest’s classic ‘Midnight Marauders’ album artwork it features exclusive photos of a host of our previous guests including… see pics below Phife Dawg (R.I.P) Mark B (R.I.P.) Jazzy Jeff DJ Premier DJ Scratch (EPMD) Ali Shaheed Mohammed (A Tribe Called Quest) The Beatnuts Just Blaze DJ Yoda Peanut Butter Wolf J Rocc DJ Cash Money Elzhi Guilty Simpson DJ Numark Jehst Jeru The Damaja Maseo (De La Soul) Stretch & Bobbito Diamond D, DJ Spinna Tony Touch Rodney P Evil Dee Mr Scruff DJ Dez (Slum Village) Ty and many more....

Friday 29th July

Mr Thing’s Throwback Lounge 10pm-2am Friday 29th July & Friday 26th August The Garage
, 20-22 Highbury Corner, Holloway Road, London N5 1RD £6 advance // £10 on the door Mr Thing welcomes you to his Throwback Lounge where he takes over the second room of the hugely popular Hip-Hop vs RnB party to treat you to 4 hours of classic Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk and more. The best loved and most respected DJ in the UK owns more records than you have heard and he will be treating you to just a few of them with the skills that have seen him win battles and wow club and festival crowds around the world....

Friday 29th July

Hip-Hop vs RnB – Beachwear Special   10pm-4am Friday 29th July 2016 The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, Holloway Road, London N5 1RD   *Wear your beachwear for a discount on the door*   £6 Advance / Buy 5 Get 1 Free / Buy 10 Get 3 Free £10 on the Door   ROOM 1 – Hip-Hop vs RnB DJ CABLE CWD (License To Trill) SARAH HARRISON ROOM 2 – Mr Thing’s Throwback Lounge MR THING (The Doctor’s Orders)     The Doctor’s Orders’ Hip-Hop vs R&B is the most popular party in town and tonight we celebrate summer with this beachwear special. Don your shorts, flip-flops and grass skirts to get yourself in on the cheap and keep the heat at bay at the hottest party in town. Tonight we welcome some of the most exciting DJs working today for what is sure to be a huge party. DJ Cable not only rocks for 1Xtra and Nike but is one of the tightest club DJs you could hope to hear. He is joined by our resident CWD and for the first time at this party the lady in the trap Sarah Harrison who is the name on everybody’s lips for all the right reasons. We have also added Mr Thing’s Throwback Lounge as the UK’s best loved DJ takes you on a trip back through the very best classic Hip-Hop and soul bangers in room 2.   Hip-Hop vs RnB – Sunglasses at Night Carnival Warm Up   10pm-4am Friday 26th August 2016 The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, Holloway Road, London N5 1RD *Wear Your Sunglasses For Discounted Entry* £6 Advance / Buy 5 Get 1 Free / Buy 10 Get 3 Free £10 on the Door ROOM 1 – Hip-Hop vs RnB Shortee Blitz Mr Thing CJ Beatz CWD Hosted by MC Pranksta ROOM 2 –...

Monday 1st August

The Doctor’s Orders and The Jazz Cafe Presents The Beatnuts Plus Support   7pm, Monday 1st August 2016 @ The Jazz Café, 5 Parkway, London NW1 7PG   £12.50 Advance / More On The Door It is very rare for group to lay claim to helping to build the foundational blocks of a genre, let alone a genre as popular and successful as Hip-Hop, but The Beatnuts are one of them. Consisting of duo JuJu and Pyscho Les, they’re the only Latino-descended duo in the legendary “Native Tongues Collective” which boasts members such as De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest and Mos Def; therefore-The Beatnuts are certainly in good company. Like the aforementioned groups, they have enjoyed significant commercial success, perhaps most notably with their single “Off the Books” which featured Big Pun and charted in the Billboard top...

Friday 5th August

Hip-Hop vs Dancehall – East 10pm-3.30am, Friday 5th August 2016 @ Trapeze, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2   £6 Early Bird £8 Advance £10 on the door   No ID = No Entry   PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY TO GUARANTEE ENTRY   DJs: Shortee Blitz Charlie Dark DJ Mo Fingaz & host MC Pranksta the Trinigladiata   Bringing a mix of the most upfront and classic Hip-Hop and Dancehall sounds around this high-energy party has been packed to capacity every month. Spinning back to back we have Kiss FM’s Shortee Blitz with Charlie Dark of Run Dem Crew fame. While Mr Blitz will be raising the roof with bangers old and new Charlie will be spinning a selection of his thousands of 90’s Dancehall 45’s. Making sure things are warmed up right for this party is The Doctor’s Orders own Mo Fingaz. Whether you are more at home doing the duty wine or running man this is the party for you and yours. Make sure you get your tickets quick as this is sure to be another road...

Sat 6th August

45 x 45s BocaWoody Special    9pm – 2am Saturday 6th August 2016 @ The Book Club, 100 – 106 Leonard Street, London EC2   DJ Woody Boca 45 Mr Thing Spin Doctor £5 all night To prove that great things come in small packages The Doctor’s Orders’ ever popular 45 x 45s returns to The Book Club for this very special one-off with four of the UK’s best loved DJs spinning their best loved 45s. BOCAWOODY is the dream team of Bristol’s Boca 45 and twice world DJ scratch champion DJ Woody. Brought together (randomly on a flight home from Romania) through their love of vinyl and appreciation of each others music they decided agreed to do a project together and the NW/SW EP was born. Marking it’s release they are touring the UK showing why they are some of the best loved and most exciting DJs in the land and tonight do so armed with only 7’ vinyl! These visitors to our fair city are joined by The Doctor’s Orders very own Mr Thing and Spin Doctor who will be digging in the crates to dust off just some of they fave 45s on their almost endless crates of party platters. Those little 7” platters that had our mums and dads dancing round the jukebox are experiencing a serious revival among the DJ community, just check the #45Friday trending on Instagram. Never ones to be swayed by trends our DJs tonight have long been collecting these fun sized vinyl bombs for years and will be spinning all manor of Hip-Hop, Funk, Reggae, Soul, Disco and a sneaky bit of Pop that is sure to keep you rocking in your socks all night....

Saturday 13th August

The Doctor’s Orders presents Hip-Hop vs Dancehall – West   10pm-3am Saturday 13th August & 2nd Saturday of every month @ MODE 12 Acklam Road, London, W10 5QZ (Formerly Subterania – 5 mins from Ladbroke Grove or Westbourne Park Tube)   £6 advance £10 on the door £80 VIP Group ticket (10 – 12 people with table)   NO ID = NO ENTRY   DJS SHORTEE BLITZ Charlie Dark DJ Mo Fingaz DJ RASKAL & host PRANKSTA the Trini Gladiata For a long time this has been the liveliest party in town with the very best DJs in London clashing between Hip-Hop and Dancehall. Forced to turn people away from the packed Trapeze in Shoreditch every month The Doctor’s Orders now double up by launching a monthly West London edition of the same party. MODE is where the legendary Subterania club was (for those of you young enough to remember that). With 600 capacity, incredible sound and lights as well as VIP tables this venue has to be seen, to be believed. Right in the heart of Carnival country this is the only place for Hip-Hop vs Dancehall – West. Spinning back to back we have Kiss FM’s Shortee Blitz with Charlie Dark of Run Dem Crew fame. While Mr Blitz will be raising the roof with bangers old and new Charlie will be spinning a selection of his thousands of 90’s Dancehall 45’s. Making sure things are warmed up right for this party is The Doctor’s Orders own Mo Fingaz and the incredible DJ Raskal.  ...

Saturday 13th August

The Doctor’s Orders & Sampled present The Record Fair Midday – 5pm Saturday 13th August 2016 Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX FREE ENTRY Stalls from: Stones Throw Mass Appeal Rap and Soul Mail-order Near Mint YNR Productions Wah Wah 45s Love Vinyl Vintage Johnny Roast    As part of the Southbank Centre’s ‘Urban’ weekend The Doctor’s Orders and Sampled have teamed up to bring a one off record faire for those looking for the best in new and old music. Combining a selection of the best independent labels, online retailers, vintage vinyl dealers and even a record cleaning solution, these stalls will offer something for everyone whether a seasoned digger or just starting to build a collection. US Hip-Hop labels Stones Throw and Mass Appeal are home to some of the most forward thinking and creative artists of our time including Madlib, J Dilla and Run The Jewels. Homegrown label YNR is the home and brainchild of legendary MC Jehst and his crop of the finest talent these shores have to offer. Wah Wah 45s, as the name suggests focus on funk driven vinyl releases but is one of the best small labels around. Rapandsoulmailorder.com is one of the countries best loved independent online retailers and does exactly what it says on the tin. Brining crates of classic Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, Disco and more are two of the London’s best loved and record dealers. Jake Holloway now runs one third of the hugely popular Love Vinyl while Johnny Roast is as well loved for playing records as he is for selling them. Making sure that you can keep all your collection in tip top condition is are Near Mint vinyl cleaning solution that have taken the record buying public by storm since its launch...

Saturday 13th August

HISTORY OF HIP-HOP RIVERSIDE TERRACE PARTY   5pm-10.30pm Saturday 13th August 2016 Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX FREE ENTRY   DJs Spinning from 70’s Funk Breaks through 80’s Rap & 90’s Boom Bap to 2010’s Trap. DJs Spin Doctor Mo Fingaz CWD Chris Read Russ Ryan DJ LoK Ralphonze 90   PAs Blak Twang Jehst Fliptrix Cappo Hosted by MC Pranksta     Taking place on the on the terrace overlooking The Thames and offering some the finest views of London The Doctor’s Orders have teamed up with Southbank Centre to bring you this very special edition of their hugely popular History of Hip-Hop Party. What is sure to be one of the parties of the summer sees many of London’s best DJs play chronological sets tracking the 40+ year history of the most influential musical genres of all time. From 1960’s & 70’s Funk and Soul breaks and into the early days of 80’s rap, through the golden era of late 80’s and 90’s Hip-Hop, into the digital age of 2000’s producer driven bangers to today’s new school and Trap. This five and a half hours of outdoor partying will also feature performances from some of the UK’s best loved MCs. Showing just a little of the homegrown history of Hip-Hop they will be bringing this party to life. Join us for this incredible one off event celebrating the energy of Hip-Hop in the heart of the capital. Photo use courtesy of Kingsley...

Tuesday 16th August

Hip-Hop Pub Quiz    Arrive at 7pm for Quiz @ 7.30pm, Tuesday 16th August @ Trapeze, 89 Great Eastern Street, EC2 £1 per player in advance £2 per player on the night   Teams limited to 6 players To pre-register a team please buy tickets on this page and send team name and number of players to yo@thedoctorsorders.com As the title suggests it’s a Pub Quiz just about Hip-Hop. Now every month and swapping between two of the best loved bars in Shoreditch (The Book Club & Trapeze), Spin Doctor’s Hip-Hop Pub Quiz has become a regular date in any Hip-Hop head’s diary. Packing them in every month, the original and best Hip-Hop quiz in town about your favourite MC’s, DJs, producers, albums and more will follow the tried and tested format. Expect the typical kinds of rounds – film, sports, picture etc. just about Hip-Hop. Spot prizes can be won on certain rounds and if you finish in the top three. However the real battle is for first place and the chance to get your hands on the coveted Hip-Hop Pub Quiz Champion’s belt! If interested please register in advance to yo@thedoctorsorders.com Quiz Prizes kindly provided by Flashback Records 50 Essex Road London N1 8LR 020 7354 9356 144 Crouch Hill London N8 9DX 020 8342 9633 131 Bethnal Green Road London E2 7DG 020 3780...

Sunday 21st August

STILL SHINING   J Dilla ‘The Shining’ 10th Anniversary 45’s Boxset Launch Party   Midday – Midnight Sunday 21st August 2016   Strong Room Courtyard – 120-124 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3SQ   Mr Thing Spin Doctor Morgan ‘Spacek’ Zarate Kidkanevil Marc Mac DJ LoK Russ Ryan & more   J Dilla beats. Partying outdoors. All day BBQ. Need we say more?   Marking 10 years not only since the release of this seminal J Dilla album but since The Doctor’s Orders launch party for the album, their first party dedicated to James Yancey which has since grown into an annual highlight of the Hip-Hop calander with the ‘J Dilla Changed My Life’ tributes, this is something special This outdoor day / night party marks a very special occasion. Not only are label BBE releasing a limited edition 7’ vinyl box set of the album but The Doctor’s Orders have a dream team of DJs to mark the occasion. Please do not hesitate in grabbing tickets as they are strictly limited and this is sure to be a road...

Sun 28th Aug @ The G...

HIP-HOP vs DANCEHALL   Carnival Special & MC Pranksta’s B-Day   9pm-2am Sunday 28th August 2016 @ The Garage 20-22 Highbury Corner, London N5 1RD   DJS ROBBO RANX SHORTEE BLITZ JAMIE RODIGAN MO FINGAZ DJ RASKAL & host PRANKSTA the Trini Gladiata Hip-Hop vs Dancehall has become the liveliest party in town with editions in East and West London everyb month this Carnival Bank Holiday Sunday special hosts very best DJs in London clashing between the best in all fashion of Hip-Hop & Dancehall. Keeping the place jumping for the past 12 months have been residents Shortee Blitz, Mo FIngaz & DJ Raskal. For this special one off party they are joined by two very special guests. Robbo Ranx is the don of Dancehall radio with three Sony awards and burns up the club wit dub plates from every MC in the game. Perhaps the only man with more exclusives is the legendary David Rodigan. Tonight his son Jamie Rodigan joins the party to do the family name proud. As ever the event is hosted by the incredible MC Pranksta who will be celebrating his birthday with the busiest weekend of the year....

Bank Hol Mon 29 Aug

Ultimate MICHAEL JACKSON Birthday Party   4pm – Midnight Bank Holiday Monday 29th August Cargo, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY   BBQ & Full Menu Served all day.   With DJs DJ YODA (Pop of MJ Set) MR THING (Soul of MJ Set) SPIN DOCTOR (Videos of MJ AV Set) MO FINGAZ (Hip-Hop of MJ Set) RUSS RYAN (Jackson family Set)     TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON   The Doctor’s Orders celebrate the life and work of the king of pop Michael Jackson on what would have been his 58th birthday with the ultimate tribute party. This day/night party sees London’s best loved DJs each playing a set dedicated to one aspect of MJ’s musical legacy while you party both the in courtyard and main room of this great East London venue. The incredible DJ Yoda has been wowing audiences around the world with his trademark sets that blend all styles of music in a distinct party rocking way. He is taking on the ‘Pop of MJ’ in a set that will tear through all his biggest hits from across the years. Your favourite DJs favourite DJ is more than likely to be the one and only Mr Thing. Having made a name for himself as one of the Scratch Perverts he has gone on to establish himself as one of the UKs most talented DJs and consummate collectors. He will be exploring the ‘Soul of MJ’ with an all vinyl set of his classic funk and rare groove cuts. Michael Jackson is remembered almost as much for his videos as he is his music. The premier of his ‘Thriller’ video was a worldwide event remembered to this day. Spin Doctor will be mixing a special Audio Visual set as he takes on the ‘Videos of...

Monday 5th September

Pete Rock & CL Smooth 25th Anniversary Show   NEW DATE ADDED! 7pm Monday 5th September 2016 @ The Jazz Café, Parkway, Camden, London NW1 7PG     Friday 2nd September 2016 @ The Garage SOLD OUT   Having sold out The Garage in just a couple of weeks The Doctor’s Orders are pleased to announce a second show with the legendary Pete Rock and CL Smooth at the revamped Jazz Café. Soul and Jazz driven beats with smooth, philosophical lyics, that is the signature sound of 90’s Hip-Hop and the signature sound of one of the most influential and critically acclaimed acts of the era: Pete Rock & CL Smooth. The perfect combination of producer and MC perform this very rare London show in celebration of their 25 years since the release of their debut EP ‘All Souled Out’. Taking the baton from the likes of Marley Marl, who gave him some of his earliest radio exposure, Pete Rock’s complex sound used took the Funk sampled by the previous generation of Hip-Hop pioneers and added a layer of Jazz that is his defining sound. While work with the cream of Hip-Hop including Wu Tang Clan, Notorious BIG, Nas and Public Enemy has set him apart it is his work with his long time partner in rhyme CL Smooth on their incredible two full length albums ‘Mecca & The Soul Brother’ and ‘The Main Ingredient’ that cemented his place as one of the greatest producers of all time and theirs as one of the greatest duo in Hip-Hop history. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see and hear the latest chapter in their history unfold on the London...

Saturday 24th Septem...

Hospitality in the Park The Doctor’s Orders Takeover From 11am, Saturday 24th September @ Finsbury Park, Endymion Rd, London N4 1EE   1ST RELEASE – SOLD OUT 2ND RELEASE – SOLD OUT 3RD RELEASE – £42.50  4TH RELEASE – £48.50       DJs: Tim Westwood Mr Thing Spin Doctor Mo Fingaz Russ Ryan Chris Goss Dom Servini CWD Pete Isaac Jelly Jazz Hosted by MC Pranksta & MANY MANY MORE Hospitality In The Park is brought to you by South London born, independent drum & bass label Hospital Records and their world-famous events brand Hospitality. This year The Doctor’s Orders take over their own area and bring some very heavyweight DJs to bring the party. Hospitality has hosted stages at every festival worth its mention including Glastonbury, Bestival, Secret Garden Party and in 2016 Outlook Festival’s Clearing stage. Now for the first time, Hospitality will host its very own outdoor event in North London’s much-loved Finsbury Park on Saturday 24th September 2016; marking the final chapter of everyone’s festival season with ‘Hospitality In The Park’. The one-day festival will be a 360-degree celebration of dance music’s most diverse and exciting genres. Across multiple stages drum & bass’ finest DJs, MCs, vocalists and live talent from all around the globe will be brought together in one place alongside Hip-Hop’s finest. Expect the unexpected from unique, high-end production and sound design, to a handpicked range of BBQ, craft beer and street-food delights. In the game for twenty years, Hospital Records has been home to some of drum & bass’ high-flyers including Netsky, Danny Byrd, Camo & Krooked and High Contrast. Hospitality has been instrumental in taking drum & bass music worldwide with annual tours in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and regular shows across the UK. In its...

FUN DMC Colouring Bo...

Our A6 colouring book is 16 pages of Hip-Hop themed fun for little and big kids alike. Small enough to fit in your pocket this is the perfect stocking filling travel companion for those trips to the yard to go paint trains, or just to grandma and grandpas. At only £2 each including UK p&p Santa has never had an easier choice to make! (ignore that it says buy...

Prince ‘For Yo...

Spin Doctor’s All Vinyl Price ‘For You’ Tribute Mix 2016 has been a horrific year for loosing musical heroes. Last month I was rocked by the death of Phife from A Tribe Called Quest and last night’s news of Prince’s passing hit me nearly as hard. I’ve been a huge fan since being introduced by my older sisters in the early 80s (the copy of ‘Sign Of The Times’ used in this mix was my sisters till I stole it) and so I was inspired to do this all vinyl tribute mix of just some of the classics that the purple one blessed us with! Starting with the intro to Prince’s very first album and exploring some of his best love tracks this is an all party tribute to the Purple one. RIGHT CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THIS...