Camelphat recently announced their return to the city this summer for their biggest homecoming show to date, taking over Liverpool’s Pier Head on Friday 17 September. The Liverpool duo who have been working together for nearly two decades are possibly one of the few acts to have successfully straddled the mainstream and the underground.
Italian vocalist and producer Lyke has apparently ‘become one of the most sought-after names in electronic music over the past few years.’ Following his Armada Music debut ‘Arose’, he recently announced his thee-track ‘Stay With Me’ EP, with the lead single and title track out now via Armada Electronic Elements.
Having introduced everyone, by way of ‘Sapho Blend’ & ‘Dismay’, to his more abstract Paraframe alias, whilst alternating monthly with his own-name creations, Pavel Khvaleev’s already shown plenty of future in ‘21. Following his January connection with Miss Monique on ‘Rider’, he returns now with more floor-minded oxygen, going solo and instrumental into the inky-black of ‘Space Odyssey’.
In 2003 Alan Braxe and friend Romauld teamed up as The Paradise to release 'In Love With You', receiving support from artists such as Justice, Armand Van Helden, Duke Dumont, Breakbot and more. Since its release, Alan has been playing an alternative version of the original in clubs, keeping it as a secret and personal tool in the mechanism of his DJ sets. Now, after 12 years he shares the record as he releases it on his own Vulture Music.
Montreal’s Andrew Pololos recently unveiled his debut album, ‘Until We Dance’. Following singles ‘Running,’ ‘Control,’ and ‘All For You’, Pololos leans into modern pop sensibilities while still keeping a deep house sound throughout, crafting a record aimed for summertime parties.
Kryder rode into 2021, fusing VR, avatars, motion-capture and CGI to take people on a monthly trip into his ‘dance-anywhere’ Metaverse. Alongside digital concept house Conduit XR, he attempted to flip the script on lockdown, bringing the show to the audience by delivering ‘a reality-rivalling experience.’
DJ/producer Mason drops ‘Givin’ Up’, a disco-house hybrid, on his own Animal Language imprint. Equal parts groove, melody and eccentricity, he has avoided jumping on electronic music bandwagons and with a palette borrowed from formative years immersed in hip-hop, house, electro, funk and disco there are apparently no rules to his musical style.
After a 2020 that saw Lost Frequencies release a brand new EP, ‘Cup Of Beats’, as well as his invitation to perform from the rooftop of the Royal Palace in Brussels - after an invitation from the country’s Royal Highness – he’s now released his debut Sony Music release, ‘Rise’.
A brand new open-air clubbing destination is coming to Manchester – Square One will be arriving onto the scene on 26 June 2021 with a line-up of some big names in dance music. An event space transformed from an old car park, the club is located in the heart of Manchester, a stone's throw away from Piccadilly Station.