Possibly known as one of Ibiza’s most respected electronic music gatherings, ANTS invades London’s Electric Brixton on Saturday 27 February for its debut party in the capital, with a line-up featuring Andrea Oliva, Lauren Lane, Noir, Secondcity, and Waze & Odyssey.
Volume 9 of the latest ‘A Disco Love Affair’ pays homage to the long-standing love affair between dance music and disco. Kindred spirits, they have kept the sparks of the underground alive through almost five decades. Released on Valentine’s Day, Future Disco’s latest edition honours seven years and nine episodes experience exploring the limits of what defines the genre and how it exists in the present moment.
After the initial taster line-up at the end of last year, The Electric Frog and Pressure recently revealed the next batch of acts to join the Riverside Festival line-up, including Len Faki, Julio Bashmore, Karenn (live), Robert Hood : Floorplan, Prosumer, Carl Craig, Nina Kraviz, Ben UFO, Joy Orbison, Midland and the addition of Cocoon hosting two stages at the event.
Terence:Terry: recently unveiled the debut mix compilation on the La Vie En Rose label, titled ‘House Couture’, a nod to his hand in the world of fashion. Over the past three years, Terence:Terry: has established La Vie En Rose as a contemporary underground label from Paris.
‘Kitsuné New Faces II’ is the latest compilation of newcomers from the cool French label. Following in the footsteps of last year’s first edition, ‘Kitsuné New Faces II’ features 15 new artists that have only just started releasing music. From start to end, the album unveils fresh musical directions complimented with some catchy melodies.
Festival organisers DF Concerts and founding partners Tennent’s Lager yesterday revealed The Libertines will headline T in the Park 2015. The group are the very first act to be announced for this year’s festival – the first to be held at T in the Park’s brand new home, Strathallan Castle, which will take place across the weekend of 10-12 July 2015. The band played T in the Park in 2004, and this July they return as a reunited and re-energised outfit in what should be a top headline set...
‘Yai’ is the instrumental track from last year from Cosmic Gate’s ‘Start To Feel’ album. Now it returns as a vocal and their first single of 2015. Bringing a fresh angle to the track is JES, the songstress behind Motorcycle’s legendary ‘As The Rush Comes’, previous Cosmic Gate track ‘Flying Blind’ and many more.
Celebrating a landmark anniversary for one of the most influential house music labels of all time, ‘Strictly DJ T.: 25 Years of Strictly Rhythm’ is a new mix album celebrating the rich musical history of the legendary imprint. Mixed by Get Physical founder and long-term Strictly fan DJ T., the compilation includes tracks from Strictly artists including Logic, Aly-Us, DJ Pierre, Hardrive, DJ Sneak, Wink and many more, with a brand new edit of each track provided by DJ T. himself.
Gansevoort Hotel Group recently coupled with EDM’s Manufactured Superstars to create a tailor-made soundtrack for its portfolio of lifestyle resorts. Purveyors of “mash-up” and “open-format” DJ performances, Bradley Roulier and Shawn Sabo, also known as the Manufactured Superstars, have created ‘Suite Beats,’ two custom musical mixes inspired by the daytime vibe and nightlife scene for which Gansevoort is best known.
Justin Jay releases the Annie Mac BBC Radio 1 premiere of his remix of Disciples ‘They Don't Know’ on SoundCloud. As he finishes his last semester at the University of Southern California, this 22-year-old dirtybird protégé is possibly on the cusp of the breakthrough that his supporters have been waiting for.