Cocoon returns with its latest mix compilation, the 10th and final instalment in their annual in-house series from Chris Tietjen. Titled ‘Zehn’, the mix cd finds former intern turned Sven Vath protégé Chris take to the helm to represent the Cocoon sound once again. What makes this chapter interesting is that it’s a retrospective selection from the past decade with Tietjen picking 36 tracks from the label’s catalogue organising it into one 80-minute mix.
You might have heard of a little place in Australia that goes by the name of Bondi Beach, well known for its laid back lifestyle and surfer-ready waves. But there’s something else this coastal hangout is recognised for producing – and that’s possibly one of Australia’s most promising DJ/producers, Hook N Sling. Hook N Sling’s ascent has been single-mindedly driven, and backed by decent productions.
Wall of Sound recently announced details of a new label compilation ‘Walls Have Ears-21 Years Of Wall Of Sound’ to be released on 13 April 2015 through [PIAS]. The brainchild of Mark Jones - 1994 saw the launch of Wall Of Sound, and following the underground acid-house explosion of the preceding years, set about unleashing a catalogue of releases that were to become synonymous with the era; mixing sonics and genres together. First ever signing to the label, Mekon (John Gosling), describes...
Look out for these five 7" singles from James Brown's People Records imprint house in a deluxe embossed carrying case! Continuing Get On Down's People Records deluxe reissues series - which launched on Record Store Day in April 2014 with the release of the JB's classic 1972 album ‘Food For Thought’ - this unique box is the celebration of James Brown's People label and some of the imprint's most famous singles.
Italian duo Alex Neri & Federico Grazzini are next up on Steve Lawler’s VIVa imprint to deliver three versions of ‘Desert Rose’, complemented with a deeper ‘NYC Mix’ from the UK’s Burnski who brings his groove to the release.
Glassnote Records recently announced that Robert Delong’s new single, ‘Long Way Down’, has been remixed by Sean Glass. The Sean Glass Remix premiered 21 March on KCRW as the kick off to Jason Bentley’s Metropolis radio show, and received its online premiere on Billboard on Monday. It will be up for sale on 31 March 31, along with a full EP featuring more remixes. The original EP, a follow up to his debut record, ‘Just Movement’, is currently available digitally everywhere.
Electric Island is back in its third annual season of the summer concert and picnic series, with a lineup of international talent. Curators Coda, Platform and Embrace present what may be the best Electric Island to date.
The ninth edition of Field Day will be held at Victoria Park, in the heart of East London on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June 2015 and the festival recently revealed the new line up additions that will be joining the likes of Caribou, FKA Twigs, Django Django , Run The Jewels, Hudson Mohawke, Chet Faker and Nina Kraviz on the Field Day Saturday 6 June bill.
Brighton Music Conference (BMC) recently announced its 2015 Academy programme, alongside the latest additions to its Professional schedule, and further tech and artist showcases across the event’s two days of master classes, panels and talks on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June at the Brighton Dome. The event has extensively grown its Academy programme, aimed at the next generation of artists, DJs, entrepreneurs, promoters, managers and engineers, looking to break into the industry.
Lewis Fautzi returns to Soma Records in LP format once again with ‘Space Exploration’, which is out now. The album is a special collection of tracks created by Fautzi that focus on the more experimental side of techno. Never one to allow himself to get caught up in one style, Fautzi set the challenge of creating an album with more depth and insight into his creative process, basing the focus on bringing more of his emotion to the music.