House music’s Masters At Work return to Ministry of Sound for the first time in six years to headline Defected In the House on Saturday 9 August. Kenny Dope and Little Louie Vega will be channelling their trademark New York house and garage sound at the hugely popular Defected In The House party.
The fact that Danny Tenaglia has never been out of favour with the house and techno fraternity is testament to what a talented and passionate DJ/producer he remains to this day, some 30 years since he began DJing in Brooklyn, NYC. Honouring the Balance label with his first compilation in six years and adding to a body of mixes that includes some classics, Tenaglia continues the custom of bringing something special and unique to the cool Australian series.
After starting summer with a bang, unleashing Volume 1 of his new release series 'Moody Warehouse Music', DJ Sneak keeps the music coming by releasing Vol. 2 on Magnetic Recordings! 'Moody Warehouse Music Vol.2' kicks off with 'Didn't Know Nothing', which is armed with driving beats and a dark pulsating bassline. 'I Need My Baby' comes with a girly vocal hook that rides over a jackin’ groove of signature Sneak beats.
Away from the techno they’ve produced for labels including Cocoon and their own Elevate imprint, Pig&Dan have created an album honouring the musicians and singers they’ve met and who’ve inspired them throughout their career. The album entitled ‘Destination Unknown’ holds no boundaries, fusing together genres and styles far beyond electronic music’s own (increasingly broad) spectrum.
Warehouse Project returns to Store Street this September for another 12 week series beneath the streets of Manchester. For many, this is the spiritual home of The Warehouse Project... the place WHP cut its teeth. For those who never witnessed it, this is your opportunity. For those who were there first time round, you know what's coming...
Setting off from their London office on 12 October 12, the Resident Advisor team will cycle 300 miles, across four countries, to Amsterdam for this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event. This will be their first fundraising challenge as part of an annual commitment to supporting charities, good causes and music initiatives that they believe in. Resident Advisor will be joined for the four-day adventure by leading artists and industry figures.
Cologne-based Robert Babicz’s music displays a level of honesty and soul that possibly sets it apart from so much of today’s disposable mass music production line. Here he once again reveals his talent and skill as possibly one of Europe's most essential techno producers, with three new creations for Bedrock.
North of England club brand, Hau5, recently announced Newcastle's very first two day electronic music festival. Innovation not imitation is the motto for one of the North’s most intense and possibly successful event brands. Hau5 has been delivering a display of special effects, pyrotechnics, fireworks and live musicians with its brand of big-scale event production and now, their next step is Hau5 – The Festival.
Dutchman Dyro entered DJ Mag’s Top 100 at the entry position of #30 and claimed the feat of the youngest, highest new entry throughout the history of the poll. Now he gets set to launch his new label, WOLV and readying the foundations for its debut, the self-titled single from the young head of the imprint is set for release come 11 August.