UK DJ/producer GotSome returns to Toolroom with his latest record ‘In The Dark’. Teaming up with Brighton based producer George Kwali, who had the 2016 collaboration with Kideko - ‘Crank It’. Together, the duo have created a bass heavy house track, a record with a raw edge and dark undertones throughout. The track is guided by the soft, ethereal yet sleazy vocals which breathe a sultry air into it.
Cafe Mambo recently announced that they are bringing a host of dance music acts to Rainton Arena, Durham on Saturday 18 September. The lineup is made up of Roger Sanchez, saxophonists Lovely Laura & Ben Santiago, The Shapeshifters, Ferreck Dawn and Cafe Mambo resident Danny O.
Danish audio design company, AIAIAI has unveiled a collaboration with Ninja Tune: the new TMA-2 Ninja Tune Edition headphones - made from the independent label’s recycled vinyl. The headphones will build upon AIAIAI’s modular design ethos and a shared desire for the collaboration to focus on experimentation.
Following releases on Black Coffee’s Soulistic Music and MoBlack Records, South African duo Kususa make their debut on Sef Kombo and Louie Dunmore’s Sondela imprint to release two-track package ‘Overtone’. A pair of cuts that demonstrate their Afro tech sound, the release opens with ‘Inkinga’, where mood-defining synth chords and a beat add drama to the track.
UK-based DJ/producer Wheats returns to Jamie Jones’ Hottrax this month with ‘Another Planet EP’. Following releases on Kaluki, Circus, and Solid Grooves and picking up support from Hot Since 82, Pete Tong, Yousef and more, he follows 2020’s ‘In Your Head’ EP with this set of three house cuts.
2021 sees EPM hit a new milestone as the organisation celebrates 20 years of electronic music. The first part of the EPM20 celebrations sees a series of three multi-artist EPs released across the summer, each focussing on a different genre – techno, electro and house – the three main pillars of the label’s musical heritage.
TRNSMT Festival and Edinburgh Summer Sessions make their return this summer with line-ups including Courteeners, Sam Fender, Primal Scream, Becky Hill, Dermot Kennedy, The Chemical Brothers, Tom Jones and much more.
ilan Bluestone is reunited with Giuseppe De Luca on ‘Look At Me Now / Stardust & Madness’, which is out now on Anjunabeats. Part of progressive and trance for almost a decade, Ilan creates ‘high-energy trance with heart and soul.’
Taken from 2020’s ‘The Lost Art Of Longing’, BT’s marshals a co-production, singing-songwriting and remixing complement to the album’s next single, ‘The Light Is Always On’. Studio-side with the Grammy-nominated artist is New Jersey native Au5, whose album-reconnecting with BT for the first time since 2013’s ‘A Song Across Wires’. Mangal Suvarnan swaps headphones for mic to handle ‘Light’s song-based duties, whilst on the remix is his fellow Los Angelino Le Youth.