The UK is a melting pot of musical talent and to celebrate this Creamfields have introduced the all new Nation stage featuring some of the best DJ talent the UK has to offer, including performances from Jordan Suckley, a breakthrough DJ/producer who has come under the radar of some of the biggest movers and shakers in the business and has recently secured a monthly show on BBC Radio 1 as part of their In New Music We Trust line up. Both Mixmag and beatport have tipped him as ‘one to watch’.
This weekend marks a very special occasion in drum & bass music as we see one of the most devoted and respected DJ/producers of its scene take over the biggest drum & bass radio show in the world. As the Godfathers, Fabio & Grooverider bow out having flown the flag on BBC Radio 1 for the last 13 years, and now it’s now time for the new chapter to begin, so step forward Friction.
Berlin based Agora Audio follow up their successful debut with a single from Carsten Rausch featuring a remix from Chase Buch. Agora Audio, the Berlin based label owned by DJ/producer Erich Bogatzky, was launched at the beginning of this year with a single from Lula Circus that saw the label gain instant support from the likes of Sasha, Wally Lopez and Terry Francis. Now the imprint turns to Germany producer Carsten Rausch for the label’s second offering, ‘Somewhere In Between’.
Melbourne Deepcast Records return with its eagerly anticipated third installment, the ‘Heavy Stemmed’ EP by Craig McWhinney, backed with remixes from Weekend Express and Mic Newman. Born out of the Melbourne Deepcast blog and podcast series Melbourne Deepcast Records have gone from strength to strength, with two previous V/A releases featuring tracks from label owner Andy Hart, Lewie Day and Mic Newman under his Fantastic Man alias.
EMI recently announce the return of Ultravox with their first studio album in 28 years. Following on from the sold-out Return To Eden reformation shows in 2009, the classic Ultravox line-up has recorded a 12-track collection of brand new songs which will be released on May 28th ahead of a full UK tour in September and October.
Safehouse Management has just confirmed that Carl Cox will return to Space Ibiza for the 11th year in a row with his new Revolution Recruits concept. The opening party is happening on July 3rd with 12 weeks of music planned every Tuesday night until September 18th. After ten seasons at Space Ibiza featuring some of the most renowned DJs in the world, Carl is opening up the ranks to welcome a whole army of new talent.
To coincide with Independent Record Store Day (21.04.12) Torontonian four-piece Azari & III release a limited edition 12” featuring brand new remixes of two tracks from their acclaimed debut album. The A-side features Finnish DJ and Producer Jori Hulkkonen, renowned across the blogosphere for his version of Corey Harts 1980’s hit ‘Sunglasses At Night’, and he strips back the original’s percussion to deliver a contemporary Chicago influenced house groove. Further remixes come by...
Nothing But The Beat is the story of the rise of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) through the eyes of David Guetta and his friends and their impact on electronic music, and now it’s ready again to ignite music fans the world over. For one week, from March 27th, the movie is available as a free podcast on iTunes. The release took place two days after Guetta’s headline appearance at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, one of the world’s premiere dance music events. Providing fans access to...
We catch up with Frenchman Michael Canitrot as he gets set to release his ‘Playboy Sessions Paris’ on the UK’s Defected Records. Taking inspiration from the original ‘Playboy Mansions’ compilations from Bob Sinclar and Dimitri From Paris, Michael’s two mixes still pay homage to those releases, whilst taking his own mixes in a slightly tougher direction, on the club mix at least. Featuring tracks from artists such as Crazy P, Supernova, Storm Queen, Aeroplane, The Shapeshifters and...
Huxley is fast becoming one of the brightest lights to emerge from an exciting nascent UK music scene, emerging from the underground clubs of London, Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow. Young producers are honing their talents to create new sounds influenced by the their exposure to house, techno, dubstep and garage music. When 2020Vision approached Huxley they specifically requested that he created a four-track EP that truly reflected his skills. He responded and produced the 'Out The Box' EP.