In the eyes of his fans, Giuseppe has apparently remained the most steadfast producer in the genre. Known for his productions, there’s a possible perception of him as a ‘known-quantity’. For those prepared to look deeper though, there’s always been another side to him, more recently as a teacher through his Masterclass production series.
Like with earlier releases, ‘Fire' (feat Simon Le Bon) and 'Punk', Ferry Corsten has managed to levitate himself beyond the trance genre, possibly gaining respect from contemporaries in house, EDM and underground circles. His latest release, 'Timeout', in collaboration with Dustin Husain, adds another layer to this spectrum of sounds that has contributed to his career over the past two decades.
Up next on Toolroom is a collaboration from Bristol’s GotSome and Georgia Meek who have just released the track ‘Dead End’. The follow up to last year’s ‘Big Time Love’ with Kokiri & Tasty Lopez and ‘In The Dark’ with George Kwali, GotSome is possibly one of the most prolific producers in the scene right now, with cuts on Armada Music, Sony BMD, D4D4nce and Toolroom.
Following the release of their first single, ‘Sway’, Lufthaus return with their second release on Armada Music. Remaining within the same atmospheric realm as their previous release, ‘To The Light’ displays the balance the band has found in the superposition of ambient and powerful sounds.
Ferry Corsten has been honoured by the Dutch Royal family for his contribution to the country’s music economy, both at home and internationally. Peter Oskam, the mayor of Capelle aan den IJssel, on behalf of King Willem-Alexander, appointed Ferry Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau during a surprise ceremony in the city.
Two years on from his album ‘Straight Lines & Sharp Corners’, Wehbba returns with the three-tracker ‘Dynamo’. The Barcelona-based, Brazilian-born artist’s title track delivers with energy as organic tones, an acid mid-section and vocal samples from Marlon Brando sit in the background.
Barn on the Farm festival recently announced the addition of more artists to its line-up for this year, including Saturday night headliner, Bombay Bicycle Club. Plus, The Vaccines make a return as special guests, and Cavetown will be performing a one-off special acoustic show. North London’s Bombay Bicycle Club’s melodic, guitar-led music aims to be the ideal fit as headliner for the Saturday.
HE.SHE.THEY. recently announced its return to Ibiza with three shows at Amnesia. The brand’s curation and programming of DJ talent aims to represent the darker side of electronic music and reflect the diversity and representation that were historically at the heart of the roots of house and techno.
This summer David Guetta will bring his F*** ME I'M FAMOUS! brand to Ushuaïa Ibiza every Monday from 6 June to 3 October. The GRAMMY-Award-winning artist will serve up his White Isle experience, bringing his dance sounds to the open-air club. The brand has part of Ibiza since it started in 2003 and aims to raise the bar each and every year.
As a DJ/producer, Hot Creations label boss and founder of event brand Paradise, Jamie Jones is a recognisable name in the scene. And, after releasing ‘Rushing’, his joint label debut with Darius Syrossian on Defected in the summer of 2019, he now returns to the imprint with the track ‘My Paradise’.