Already firm friends out on the global touring circuit Krewella have enlisted the production duties of Germany’s Deniz Koyu and his Spanish counterpart Danny Avila on their track ‘Live For The Night’.
In 2014 Bugged Out will celebrate their 20-year anniversary and throughout the year will be celebrating this milestone starting with what has become their flagship event: the Bugged Out Weekender. After two successful events in 2012 and 2013, the 2014 Bugged Out Weekender will take place on the new dates of March 7, 8, 9th at new location; the Pontins resort in Southport, near Liverpool.
Turn 10 Studios recently unveiled a new video showcasing the first ever direct-feed gameplay footage of the Xbox One exclusive game, “Forza Motorsport 5”. The footage features the 2012 Pagani Huayra racing in the snowy elevations of the Bernese Alps circuit.The Bernese Alps circuit first made its debut in “Forza Motorsport 4” and has been completely rebuilt in “Forza Motorsport 5.”
Fresh from releasing ‘Kissy Sell Out’s Mixmag Blowout’ compilation in partnership with Mixmag early in September, the UK house and speed garage DJ delivers a new EP available on October 28 via San City High.
It is now five years since Oliver Huntemann, together with his long-term business partner Jan Langer, founded Ideal Audio. To celebrate the occasion, the label is heading out on a worldwide tour shortly and is releasing a double CD compilation of brand-new exclusive material alongside the most memorable tracks from the label's roster.
The new MK vocal edit of Storm Queen’s ‘Look Right Through’ will be released later this year on Ministry of Sound/Defected. ‘Look Right Through’ first surfaced on Defected in 2012, and MK’s Dub III quickly became an underground hit via Beatport and many DJ supporters.
2013 has been a big year for Pacha Ibiza with Solomun on Sundays; John Digweed, H.O.S.H. and Fritz Kalkbrenner residents at Insane and then there was Guy Gerber’s Widsom of the Glove night. There was also the regular appearances of Chicago/San Francisco DJ trio Derrick Carter, DJ Sneak and Mark Farina and David Guetta’s F*ck Me I'm Famous party.
Debuting for the first time on Xbox One, Microsoft Studios and Press Play revealed features for “Max: The Curse of Brotherhood,” a follow-up to the game “Max and the Magic Marker.”
Neosignal’s recent album ‘Raum und Zeit’ highlighted them as one of bass music’s most interesting future prospects. With peer support from the likes of Amon Tobin, Skrillex, Opiuo and Noisia (who’ve signed them to their Division Recordings label) the German pairing of Florian Harres and Michael Bräuninger (aka Phace & Misanthrop) attracted widespread acclaim for a debut packed with pioneering and hard-edged electronic music.
Krewella have just released their debut album 'Get Wet' on Columbia Records. The trio, sisters / vocalists / lyricists Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf along with producer Kris “Rain Man” Trindl, have been entertaining radio listeners and dance floor enthusiasts across the country with their gold-certified, Top 10 hit ‘Alive’ (with over 16,870,000 video views on VEVO to date) and club track ‘Killin It’ from their ‘Play Hard EP’.
Hailing from the hometown of Tiesto & Hardwell, Dutch DJ and producer Dannic has already achieved much since arriving onto the scene in 2009. His production skills are highly sought after across the globe and as he gains DJ support from the likes of EDX, John Dahlback, Ferry Corsten, Eddie Halliwell, Nicky Romero, Paul Oakenfold, Sander van Doorn and Tiesto, he gets set for his next release, his mix compilation for ‘Toolroom Knights’.
Microsoft Studios and Access Games recently unveiled new details of “D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die” at the Tokyo Game Show.
This Saturday Defected celebrates another big season in Ibiza with its closing party at Booom!. After a delayed opening at Booom!, Defected has arguably been hosting some of the most enthusiastically received parties on the island over the last few months.
Azari & III make their Get Physical debut by compiling and mixing the latest edition of the highly regarded tastemaker series, Body Language. Volume 13 features 2 mixes, one from Dinamo Azari and the other from Alixander III and together the two produce a techno-driven soundscape that shows a different side of Azari & III and a fresh sound on Get Physical Music.
Capcom recently showcased the Co-op Multiplayer and Super-combo Weapons for the forthcoming “Dead Rising 3”. Microsoft and Capcom Vancouver enticed fans with a first look at co-op multiplayer and Super-Combo weapons, a brand-new addition to the franchise.
DJ and producer Florian Picasso and his management team at Kronos, recently announced that they will be bringing the DJ Mag franchise to France and Switzerland starting in October. This is a great opportunity for France to have a dedicated magazine which is devoted only to dance music and Florian already has received some powerful support on the project from fellow countrymen, David Guetta and Bob Sinclar.
Drawing from one of Vangelis’ most renowned soundtracks, Solarstone has rebooted the theme from the ‘Blade Runner’ soundtrack, bringing a trance touch to its title theme. Utilizing it as a last tune of the night for many a month, the track (now christened ‘Love Theme from Blade Runner’) has been given the official seal of approval.
And on Friday 11th October Howard Donald returns to his spiritual home of Venus in Manchester, back after his set over last year’s Jubilee weekend. Howard plays a blend of sexy, funky, driving electro house, but is also known the world over for his part in one of the biggest bands in the world, Take That. Even when trotting the globe throughout the ‘90s with the band, he was never far from the party – keen to do what he loved and get behind the decks.
Microsoft Studios, in partnership with Grounding and Land Ho! recently unleashed new footage of “Crimson Dragon” for the first time at Tokyo Game Show. Created and directed by acclaimed developer Yukio Futatsugi (creator of “Panzer Dragoon”), the flight-based shooter features action-packed gameplay and a new user interface.
Following his ‘Troubleman’ release and the recent ‘Release Yourself 13’ compilation, Roger Sanchez revealed details of his latest release ‘My Roots’. The second single from his forthcoming new album entitled 'Roots', this track is a piece of retrofitted house that represents the renewed direction Roger’s music has taken over the past year.
After kicking off his world tour concept, I Am Hardwell, earlier this year in his home country the Netherlands, Hardwell will now release his own documentary: I Am Hardwell. The official red carpet premiere will take place on October 17 during Amsterdam Dance Event in the famous Amsterdam cinema, Tuschinski.
Three time Grammy nominated DJ and producer Paul Oakenfold returns to his roots with a new tour and album concept that launches in the US and Canada this October. “Trance Mission” will bring a fresh visual and audio experience to the hottest dance floors as Paul takes his popular “Full on Fluoro” sound on the road in the US for the first time.
The latest offering from Desolat sees Martin Buttrich come together with long-time friend Mousse T on ‘Session 1’. This two track 12” set for release on October 14, sees both producers release their first original material in over two years and demonstrate why they remain two respected producers in the scene.
After our Soul Heaven hooking up with Defected Records story from earlier in the month, the clubbing side of the label gets set for its last pool party at Ocean Beach in Ibiza tomorrow. Featuring Joey Negro, Ocean Beach's Tom Crane and Ibiza residents Jon Woodall, Giuliano Al & Sound Blast Stereo, this fusion of soulful house music, fans, leather loungers, cocktails and Asian fusion platters, makes it hard to think of a better Saturday alternative.
On Tuesday, 24 September Carl Cox and his Revolutionary crew join forces as The Party Unites @ Space draws to a close for 2013. DJ Sneak, Loco Dice, tINI, Jon Rundell and Yousef will join Carl for one of the key events of the Ibiza calendar, as thousands of friends gather to celebrate yet another fantastic summer season.
Time Warp and Welcome to the Future are joining forces to revive one of the most iconic warehouses of Amsterdam. With a streak of events spanning every night of ADE, each with its own line up and going on until 08:00 in the morning, this is the sounds of Studio 80 Warehouse.
Subliminal Records’ main man and superstar DJ, Erick Morillo, will return to Scotland to play for Colours this month, his first show in the country in over six years. He will be playing The Arches in Glasgow on Saturday 28 September, a local holiday weekend, and with early bird tickets already snapped up, this is looking like another sell out event for the promoters.
London promoters Magic and Medicine present another Neon Noise Project party, which will showcase some hotly tipped and established acts at the event. After selling out London's Fire with Booka Shade's only UK show early this year, they return with Aeroplane on Saturday 21 September at Lighbox in London, who plays his first all night long six-hour DJ set.
Electric Brixton recently announced an autumn gig schedule with shows from London Grammar, Pixies, John Newman, The Jim Jones Revue, Naughty Boy, Clean Bandit and more. The venue, who are working with concert promoters SJM, Metropolis, Live Nation, Eat Your Own Ears and Lock’N’Load, recently hosted Franz Ferdinand’s only London date to support their new album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’.
The 2013 Guggenheim International Gala (GIG) in New York recently announced two evenings of celebration starting Wednesday, November 6 with a pre-party featuring DJ Richie Hawtin (aka Plastikman). The event, which runs 9pm to midnight, is hosted by the Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Council and made possible by Dior.
After a summer headlining main stages across some of the world’s finest music festivals and holding court at Hakkasan and Wet Republic in Las Vegas, Tiësto ups the ante this weekend as he gets set to perform six shows over a three day period.
Paul van Dyk has been confirmed as the headline act for this year’s Peace One Day concert. Following Sir Elton John’s performance at the 2012 Wembley Arena-based event, this year the Peace One Day organisation have been asked to bring their annual celebration to The Hague to mark the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace. Taking place on 21st of September, the German GRAMMY Award nominated musician will be joined by an eclectic, all-star line-up.
Tribe Records continues its quality releases with DJ Angelo’s cover of Shannon’s ‘Let The Music Play’. Global Fantasy's DJ Angelo, whose club night is in, gives his own house-driven rework of the 1983 Shannon disco classic.
Parisian duo, SALM (SomethingALaMode) release their new single, 'Prophet 21' today. Strong fashion leanings aside, Karl Lagerfeld featured in the group's first single and their debut album garnered critical acclaim from fans and peers alike back in 2009.
PQube in collaboration with the development studio Milestone, recently released new screenshots of WRC FIA World Rally Championship 4 (WRC 4).
The International Radio Festival (IRF) joined forces with Mixcloud to find the 2013 'Best Internet Radio Show'. With over 200 entries from around the world Chris Coco’s Melodica was recently announced as the winner with his weekly one-hour broadcast of electronica, house and eclectic Balearic vibes.
Fresh off recently hosting and performing at the yearly charity festival Žur z razlogom in his hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Umek recently announced plans to hit the road on tour until the end of the year. The tour takes place across North America, South America and Asia respectively.
VIVa Warriors has moved to Electric Brixton following its sold-out party at FIRE in Vauxhall earlier this year. The London event on Friday 4 October 2013 sees Steve Lawler joined by his VIVa MUSiC artists and Warriors residents from Sankey's Ibiza; Darius Syrossian, Philip Bader, Detlef and Anëk. London promoter and VIVa friends One More are to host the second room with their artists Arnaud, Antonio De Angelis and NDRE.
Now in their 10th year, Toolroom Records are currently celebrating with a 10 week celebration campaign, which will climax in a weekend takeover at Ministry Of Sound, on the 4th and 5th October. The Toolroom Ten Takeover will be the first time Ministry of Sound has ever had two consecutive events from one brand back to back and will be Toolroom Record’s biggest weekend ever. The club will also benefit from bespoke sfx and production celebrating ten years of Toolroom.
This year sees the reunion of Defected Records and Soul Heaven, with an array of new releases and assured revisits of former classics on their way over the coming months. Soul Heaven’s first comeback release will arrive via homegrown soul singer-songwriter Terri Walker complete with a remix from Osunlade, before EP outings by up-and-comers Sonny Fodera and Pablo Fierro.
Freeze in Liverpool teams up with the Liverpool International Music Festival for an Innvervisions night on Saturday September 21. Freeze’s clout in partnering up with record labels continues, with 2013 having already yielded showcases with Cadenza, Kompakt and Bedrock, by an alliance with Berlin’s Innervisions.
Audio Tonic closes its summer release schedule with the ‘80s-influenced house of Bodden and his ‘First Movement’, backed with a remix from Hot Creations man Miguel Puente. Cadiz, Spain-based producer Bodden aka, Javier Paz Castellano, made his debut as a producer via Dubai’s Audio Tonic imprint back in April, where he returns to here, slotting in alongside the likes of Kyodai, Kruse & Nuernberg, Sasse and Nikola Gala.
New York's Martinez Brothers team up with Mass Prod to bring it raw and uncut with two new tracks inspired by that dark, 'anything goes' atmosphere that can only be found in the world's best underground venues. Uncompromising, experimental sound and stripped down to its bare essentials, this is raw, honest house and techno.
Singer/songwriter/pop culture icon and 2013 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Donna Summer rocketed to international superstardom in the mid-1970s, when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacle of sales and radio charts around the world. Next month, on October 22, Verve Records will release ‘Love To Love You Donna’, a remix record celebrating her life and voice.
After grabbing the attention of Catz n Dogz, Dusky, Hot Since 82, Pete Tong and many more with his debut EP on Moda Black earlier this year, Moda Ibizan compadre Hauswerks is back with a collection of music that demonstrates his production skills.
As the sun sets on Croatia’s festival scene for another year, The Garden Festival and Electric Elephant celebrated their best years to date this summer. The founding festivals of Croatia’s now burgeoning scene further established themselves at their new home with a truly global crowd flocking to the destination.
After a two years absence, Dutch/Austrian duo Hagenaar & Albrecht are back with their latest track, ‘Love Is Hell’, which sees them return to their distinctive ‘H&A’ sound with a rock intense vocal from Aussie rocker Sarah McLeod.
From the forthcoming ‘Prepare For Lift Off’ EP platform, Denver’s Manufactured Superstars are about to put another four slabs of electronic dance music into the stratosphere.
Hot off his Fanfare World Tour, Thomas Gold returns to North America with a brand new single and fall/autumn tour concept. Dubbed “Remember The Light,” the upcoming tour is inspired by Thomas’ imminent Axtone Records single, ‘Remember’, and the key role that light plays in creating a mood for the ultimate live dance music experience.
For their third album, ‘Behind The Masks’, out October 28 on BPitch Control, Snuff Crew chose to work more conceptually than they had on their previous releases on labels such as Killekill, International Deejay Gigolos, Playhouse, SCI+TEC, Rush Hour, and Skylax.Musically you can expect jackin grooves, tweekin acid lines, emotional vocals, catchy pianos, big melodies, hip house and old skool electro beats and more.
On Tuesday 31st December, Defected ends the year by bringing MK, Nick Curly, Copyright, Simon Dunmore, Sam Divine and Andy Daniell to the Ministry of Sound in London. Tickets are now on sale for what could be one of the key New Year’s Eve events in the capital.
Yesterday, at the IFA Berlin, Armin van Buuren announced a collaboration with Philips. Together, they’ve launched the M1X-DJ System, which allows anyone who wants to mix, play and share their music to do so on one portable device.
In 2008, Andy Duguid’s debut album, ‘Believe’, hardwired the Scotsman’s reputation as a skilled DJ/producer. Now, five years on, the follow up, ‘On The Edge’, is ready to be released on Black Hole Recordings on September 16. Featuring vocal turns from Julie Thompson, Jaren, Audrey Gallagher, Seri and other EDM singer-songwriters, the album brings 12 new pieces of music from the talented producer.
ID&T, also known for its award winning festival Tomorrowland, recently released the latest info on their Sensation ‘Ocean of White’ show in Las Vegas, taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 5, 2013. Part of Sensation’s inaugural US tour, ‘Ocean of White’ will bring together theatrics and DJ talent, uniting 50,000 revelers dressed all in white.
Protocol Recordings, Nicky Romero's music platform, recently released the official previews for Don Diablo and CID's new single, ‘Prototype’, due out on September 9th. After teaming up for a remix of ‘Give It All’ featuring Alex Clare, Don Diablo and CID are back on form. ‘Prototype’ is an acid-laced track that serves as a testament to the duo’s collaborations.
Charly Freidrichs aka Final Kid and Ultra Music Festival recently revealed the festival’s official after-movie. Directed, edited and mixed by Friedrichs himself, Relive Ultra Miami 2013 is a lovely piece of audio-visual artwork. It captures the essence of Ultra Music Festival’s 15th anniversary and delves deep into the experiential journey that the festival offers artists and fans alike.
On Saturday November 16, The Warehouse Project in Manchester will be celebrating 20 years of BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix. The Essential Mix has been hosted by Pete Tong since its inception back in 1993 and being invited to perform a two hour mix in the late hours of Friday night / Saturday morning has become one of the defining moments in any DJ's career.
London-based producer, DJ and radio host, Tee Circus, drops the 'How To Love EP' on newly formed Concrete Music Records, set for release September 13th. Fresh off the back of a five week stint on BBC Radio 1Xtra as a Talent Resident, Tee delivers his first release of the year, a two-tracker comprising of 'How To Love' and 'I Need You', backed up by a remix from Food Music's Makes No Sense.
Murphy Jax delivers a full length EP entitled ‘Teleport : Echo City’ this month, via the Frankfurt based Chiwax imprint. Over the past few years, Murphy has been steadily building up a back catalogue of electronic workouts, delivering content for the likes of Clone’s Jack For Daze Series, Hypercolour, Exploited and Turbo.
Marquee Las Vegas recently released an early morning segment of a live set from Kaskade's Summer Lovin' residency night on August 10th. As the GRAMMY-nominated DJ's 2013 run came to end on the Labor Day Weekend, the club celebrated the dance music experience that it has come to be known for all year-round.
The next EP on Southern Fried Records is a debut from long time friends The Joy Boys aka Raf Daddy (from The 2 Bears with Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard) and Toby Young (better known as bootleg specialist youngTEE). Both hailing from South London, the pair have illustrious discographies to their names that span house, disco, funk, soul and more.
Armada Music recently announced the signing of German duo Cosmic Gate. The project of producer/DJ duo Claus Terhoeven and Stefan Bossems, is ready to take its next step: the launch of their own official label, Wake Your Mind Records. The first release, Cosmic Gate’s ‘So Get Up’, calls in a new era for the duo.