Established in 1998 in Hackney, East London, the Miniscule of Sound has since gone global!
Frequently referred to as among the best and most unusual nightspots in the world, it has been lost in translation in China, tackled the outback of Australia, been threatened with being shot in Romania and since been searching for satori in Japan.
In 2001 it gained its place in the Guinness World Records as the "The World's Smallest Nightclub", with a new section created especially - seems we invented the genre!
The Miniscule of Sound is the original nano venue.
"That's my kinda place - that's where I want to be" - JOOLS HOLLAND
The interior of the flat-pack nightclub features fluffy décor, disco lights, lasers, a Saturday Night Fever dancefloor of almost 2 square metres, an even bigger list of house rules, strobes, smoke machine and a very un-fluffy DJ with a throbbing sound-system.
"Can I play a set? I'll send you a tape..." - FATBOY SLIM
As a theatre sideshow, comedy act, actual nightclub visitors first have to negotiate their way past the bouncers, who, like their real life counterparts, control proceedings and may issue arbitrary decisions on who may or may not be allowed entry or offered preferential treatment.
Bags and coats may be left in the complimentary cloakroom, though failure to show a correct ticket on exit could mean a significant delay in return of property. It also features a mini-bar which opens depending on the licensing regulations of the host event.
"it's a love-bubble..." - BBC Radio 1
The club has travelled the world and has been a regular presence at summer music and arts festivals
from Glastonbury to Fuji Rock, and beyond.
"It's my favourite place ever" - Lily Allen
It's cosy, it's intimate and it's very very funky.
But don't take our word for it - See below for a few things the press have had to say:
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"...be transported into a parallel festiverse."
The Telegraph, 2015
What do the Sistine Chapel, a giant dog and the Houses of Parliament all have in common with the Miniscule of Sound?
ES Magazine, 1998
One of the earliest articles about the Miniscule;
"A gem of disco art, with every element of club culture gently satirised"
The Guardian, 2004
Fatboy Slim's memories of Glastonbury Festival, and the Miniscule.