Touching down on Armada Music for their joint label debut, longtime collaborators Alan Fitzpatrick and Reset Robot deliver a techno record that aims to push the crowd to its limits. Partially rooted in ‘90s trance, ‘Lotus’ aims to symbolise the UK techno scene.
The countdown is on for this year’s cinch presents Creamfields North, which returns for another 70,000 capacity sell-out this August Bank Holiday weekend. Having already dropped possibly one of the biggest festival lineups of the summer, the announcements continue as Cream HQ recently unleashed plans for a brand new 20,000-capacity outdoor stage - ‘Runway’ presented by SHEIN.
With five albums and a recent Grammy nomination for Best Electronic/Dance Album under their belt; Ten City, comprising of Byron Stingily (lead singer/songwriter) and producer Marshall Jefferson recently released new single ‘A Girl Named Phil’ on Patrick Moxey’s Helix Records label.
The Warehouse Project in Manchester recently revealed the full 2022 season with four months of events lined up. WHP22 will kick off from Saturday 10 September with a one day festival, Repercussion. Peggy Gou will land at Depot Mayfield on Friday 21 October for her only show in England after the summer – bringing her Gou Talk event series to Manchester for the very first time.
Berlin-based producer and live act Nils Hoffmann releases the next single ‘Afterglow’ taken from his forthcoming album ‘A Radiant Sign’, out 2 September on Anjunadeep. Pairing LA-based singer-songwriter Griff Clawson’s vocals with pads and drums, Nils showcases his ability to blend electronic elements with a vocal hook. Having started to release music and tour the world at the age of 16, he aims to demonstrate his wealth of experience in his latest offering.
This month sees the progressive wing of Solarstone’s label serve its second longplayer. Having helmed Volume 1, Orkidea yields the Pure Progressive wheelhouse to another institution from the progressive genre. Released on Solarstone’s Deepblue label in 2007, ‘Lifecycle’ possibly put Forerunners on the lips of some of the scene’s key DJs.
Dutch DJ/producer Fedde Le Grand returns with the release of his latest track, ‘Shake That Ass’ on Universal Music. This latest offering re-images Eminem’s 2005 hit ‘Shake That’, instilling it with newfound bass-house and EDM elements. The new cut directly follows Fedde’s June-released collaborative single ‘Down’ with 22Bullets, as well as his May track, 'Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You’.
GRAMMY-nominated electronic trio Above & Beyond presents the 16th edition of the Volume series, out now on their Anjunabeats imprint. Featuring 33 tracks over two discs, ‘Anjunabeats Volume 16’ features exclusive new music from 30+ artists. Sketched on the road and in Jono, Tony, and Paavo's London studio over the past year, this new mixed compilation showcases the direction of the label over the next 18 months.
Chris Lorenzo launches his new label Late Checkout with possibly one of the most impactful records of his career. A collaboration with Swedish electro artist Cobrah, ‘Mami’ is a house cut with a vocal that’s apparently already proving popular on various dancefloors.
Newcastle born DJ/producer Cristoph was continues his pursuit of progressive dance tracks by launching his new label Consequence of Society. The name may be familiar to some as title of his 2015 EP that helped cement his production talents and breakthrough in a year that possibly went on to be an important one for the emerging DJ and ‘Eric Prydz protégé’.