British DJ and broadcaster, Pete Tong, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to Broadcasting and Music in the New Year’s Honours List 2014. The MBE caps a hugely successful year for Tong. He relocated to Los Angeles in September due to the increase in US-based broadcasting activity via his daily All Gone Pete Tong radio show on Evolution (a new dance music station on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment's digital radio platform), and a...
Showtek have aunched a new record label, Skink, with single, ‘We Like To Party’, which is out now. Closing out 2013, Showtek establishes an upfront platform and offers up a track to set a strong tone for the New Year. The track embodies all that the Dutch duo is known for - high-energy big-room vibes.
US producer Nick Terranova AKA Starkillers has been cutting a swathe through the bolshier end of the global house music scene with his tough-edged, eclectic sound and is now set to release 'Total Destruction' with Netherlands’ based DJ Tony Junior on Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Records.
Colours recently announced that Hardwell, the world’s number 1 DJ, will be playing his biggest Scottish show to date on Saturday February 8 2014. Bringing his I Am Hardwell show to The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, this will be only the third location in the UK to host the show after London and Manchester.
Yousef’s Circus party rolls into EGG London on 18 January. Throughout 2013, Circus London delivered an array of events that featured performers including Laurent Garnier, Hot Since 82, Monika Kruse, Dennis Ferrer, Nick Curly and Booka Shade. Still reverberating from Objecktivity’s recent take over of Circus London, Yousef and the team have pulled together a line up to keep the underground dance music fans of the capital hyped for 2014.
Uner recently announced the arrival of his latest album, ‘Tune432’, forthcoming on the Diynamic label that he has been an important part of in the last four years. 2013 has been another great year for the man having been a regular in Ibiza at parties like Insane at Pacha, Diynamic Neon Nights at Sankeys and Carl Cox’s night at Space.
Max Graham has mixed the fifth edition of his ‘Cycles’ compilation series. ‘Cycles 5’ features a continuous mix of 18 hand-selected tracks that, as the album title suggests, move through phases of trance, techno, progressive trance and deeper melodies to take the listener through a sequence of highs and lows.
Henrik Schwarz is an artist in the truest sense of the word and House Masters Henrik Schwarz is his legacy. Comprising 20 of his productions and remixes, the compilation boasts his remixes of Detroit Experiment ‘Think Twice’, Code 718 ‘Equinox’ and Omar feat. Stevie Wonder ‘I’m Feeling You’, as well as his own ‘Leave My Head Alone Brain’, ‘Take Words in Return’ and an album exclusive with Chasing Kurt 'From The Inside' (Henrik Schwarz Deep Version).
With support from MK, The Magician, Bondax and the French Express crew, Australian house producer Lancelot has stealthily built up a name as possibly one of his country's hottest talents - even being named by Mixmag as one to watch for 2014. Releasing on Nurvous and Binary, Lancelot now presents his debut release on Anjunadeep, which sees him collaborate with exciting new act Antony & Cleopatra on two pieces of contemporary house music.
After its launch in Meribel last weekend, Ibiza Rocks The Snow returns to take over the town again for round two in February (8-15th) and coming along for the ride is Radio 1’s Toddla T. Signed to Southern Fried Records and a popular act in dance music right now, Maribou State will also be making music on Meribel’s mountain top.