Judge Jules is a man who should need no introduction as he’s an experienced dance music campaigner, involved in everything from club nights to radio shows, After his new track recently dropped, it’s fair to say he’s pretty familiar with Paul van Dyk’s Vandit records discography.
Italian DJ, Stefano Noferini, has teamed up with DJ Mag to launch a competition which is aimed at fans, aspiring DJs and producers! Stefano is launching the competition to celebrate the one year anniversary of his Club Edition Radio Show, which has received more than one million plays on Soundcloud and is played across 110 radio stations worldwide, every week.
As someone who has possibly opened the door to techno and tech house for a generation of clubbers with his Miracle, Brave New World and Hey! labels, Dutch producer Michel de Hey has now joined forces with fellow countryman and rising DJ Mulder to release their ‘Seven EP’ on Defected’s DFTD imprint.
Drum&BassArena has been deep in the D&B game since 1996 and has been documenting, celebrating, supporting and developing the genre now for 18 years - from parties to podcasts and articles to albums. Albums which include this, the latest annual self-titled spring collection ‘Drum&BassArena 2014’.
Last year, Shindig celebrated 21 years of house music with a 14-hour day and night outdoor soiree. Now turning 22, they’re taking it further, to the iconic riverscape of the Tyne with an even bigger festival line up and a multiple stage site. Since 1992, the Newcastle promoters have been producing events in creative spaces across the city bringing an A-Z of musical talent to Tyneside club culture.
After 2013 saw him tackle Pacha with his Solumun + 1 concept, hold down a second residency at Sankeys Ibiz, tour Down Under as well as hold label showcases around Europe, Diynamic boss Solomun is back in spring 2014 with even more gigs.
Incorporating elements from an array of musical styles – including jazz, electronica, ambient and blues – Guti’s ‘Rompecorazones’ is widely sourced and intricately crafted; a big release from a musician who aims to stand out from the crowd.
‘Warehouse Anthems’ is a 3CD retrospective compilation of the music that primarily sound-tracked the rave revolution between 1989 - 1994, when warehouse and outdoor events fuelled an alternative dance culture that suddenly found itself a regular visitor to the UK chart’s Top 10.
Ibiza has been Loco Dice’s summer home for a decade and a half and last season he launched his highly successful Used + Abused residency. On an island renowned for people pushing for more year on year, constantly aiming for the ‘bigger’, or the ‘better’ it is very rare to see an artist take a step back. Last week Loco Dice had this to say…