Digitalism will hit the United States this May for a string of shows across the country, bringing their live set to nine cities – with a kickoff performance in San Francisco on May 7th and a closing stop in Los Angeles on the 17th. The Hamburg duo will return to their rock-influenced roots for this tour as they bring a brand new live set to North America.
Eighteen years is a milestone in any lifetime, but one The Gallery club night is especially proud of. What initially started off at Turnmills for a one-off gathering of just 50 people and is now based at Ministry of Sound, The Gallery continues to enjoy the pace of London clubbing. Next month, to celebrate its 18th anniversary, the brand releases three CDs which not only reflect its legacy, but its pivotal role in helping to shape the future of electronic music.
Coming straight out of Manchester, UK is NB Audio – a brand new label set up to cater for a cross section of electronic music. With a barrage of well-versed and experienced heads behind it, this first release comes from fellow Manchester residents Snap Shot – a new alias of Mark XTC (Da Intalex) and Microcosm (North Base) – two producers with a wealth of bass-heavy knowhow between them.
‘Toolroom Goes Deep’ returns for its third outing, showcasing the deeper side of Toolroom Records though an array of Toolroom favourites and previously unreleased exclusives. The album is packed full of some of the biggest deep house tracks from established and emerging artists.
‘Blackout’ is the first single to be released from Wretch 32’s forthcoming third studio album. Premiered on MistaJam’s Radio 1Xtra show and as Zane Lowe’s ‘Hottest Record’ on Radio 1, the track was produced by emerging talent Knox Brown who hails from Birmingham and created the record in his bedroom studio.
Saved Records presents the third instalment in their collection sampler series, ‘Collection C’. The release contains music from artists who have already made a mark on the label as well as a couple of debutants. A reflection of the label’s tastes with original music and an eclectic range.
Contemporary and legendary female vocalists alike have graced this commemorative 20 Years Essentials edition of Divas on King Street and just the very mention of some of their names brings glory and glamour into the spotlight. Legendary female house music singers like Barbara Tucker, Michelle Weeks, Kimara Lovelace, Linda Clifford, Ultra Nate, Dawn Tallman, Stephanie Cooke, and their contemporary counterparts Monique Bingham, Tiombe Lockhart, Gaelle Adisson, Heather Johnson, and others have at...
In perfect time for the summer, Ministry of Sound release some sunshine reggae vibes from UK home grown talent Liam Bailey, with 'When Will They Learn'. With huge features for super producers ‘Chase & Status’ on their 2011 hit, ‘Blind Faith’ and Radio 1 backed single ‘Big Man’, Liam’s next venture is a potential big tune.
Pacha Ibiza recently announced the launch of its new weekly event, Insane, kicking off on Friday May 24 with John Digweed and Fritz Kalkbrenner as residents. As well as its two residents (John Digweed will play 12 dates, and Fritz Kalkbrenner, eight dates), Insane will feature sets from DJs such as X-Press 2, Fabricʼs Terry Francis, Visionquestʼs Lee Curtiss, Monika Kruse, UNER, Nic Fancuilli, H.O.S.H, Pleasurekraft, Oliver$ and Steve Lawler.
DJ and Producer Laidback Luke kicks off his Revolt party series exclusive to Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino this Sunday, April 28. He will also DJ in the daytime at the MGM Grand’s Wet Republic Ultra Pool in May.