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NightSchool
Lifestyle · 25 March 2024
Five of Europe’s ‘nightlife specialists’ have teamed up to present NightSchool: An EU-wide training programme designed to support night culture producers early in their careers. This transnational education programme will focus on environmental, social and economic sustainability.
Above & Beyond
Lifestyle · 19 March 2024
Last Friday, 15 March, Above & Beyond celebrated World Sleep Day by partnering with Pandora to take over Sleep Radio, bringing an exclusive sleep experience to Pandora listeners. The World Sleep Day takeover featured a bedtime story read by Above & Beyond’s Tony McGuinness (“Jack and the Beanstalk”) and a Above & Beyond curated playlist of songs good for sleeping on Pandora’s Sleep Radio.

Change The Beat | Drumcode | Mha Iri
Lifestyle · 30 January 2024
Open to women, trans and non-binary artists, Change the Beat and Drumcode recently announced a competition to remix one of their biggest techno cuts of 2023; Mha Iri ‘Bell’. Change the Beat is a campaign from Sydney Blu which was created with the help of Native Instruments and is partnered with Beatport.
Kathy Brown
Lifestyle · 11 January 2024
Late last year, house music vocalist Kathy Brown was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, which has now spread to her brain. The news came as a total shock to her fans, friends and family and resulted in an emergency operation. Kathy is currently undergoing a course of radiotherapy and immunotherapy, and the road ahead is going to be a challenge unlike any she has faced before.

DJ Paulette
Lifestyle · 20 December 2023
As one of Haçienda’s female DJs, DJ Paulette rose to the heights of the music industry with performances across the globe. Welcome To The Club, her debut book, is the first historical account of the electronic dance scene written by a black woman DJ in which Paulette shares the highs, lows and love of a life lived through music. She makes observations about the evolution of the industry, shining a light on and celebrating the work of her peers, the unsung and often invisible sheroes who have pos
Pradasphere II | Plastikman
Lifestyle · 18 December 2023
Plastikman, also know as electronic musician Richie Hawtin, has created a series of bespoke soundscapes to Pradasphere II in Shanghai, an intimate journey and public exhibition curated by Prada co-creative directors Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons and conceptualised with global design consultancy, 2x4 New York.

Jam & Spoon
Lifestyle · 17 October 2023
In April of 1993, Jam & Spoon released an LP that became the first artist album example of a major new electronic music sub-genre. ‘Tripomatic Fairytales 2001’ proved to be a success for SONY Music and through its singles (not least ‘Stella’), was instrumental in touching off the trance music scene.
Hardwell
Lifestyle · 09 July 2023
Shortly before the beginning of his set at Breda Live 2023, Robbert van de Corput, better known as Hardwell, was surprised by Mayor Paul Depla with an appointment as an honorary citizen of his hometown, Breda. Only two other Breda residents carry this title – former Mayor van der Velden and Tijs Verwest, aka Tiësto.

Brighton Music Conference
Lifestyle · 20 May 2023
Brighton Music Conference is gearing up for its 10th edition, which will take place at the Brighton i360 venue on Brighton’s beachfront from 25-27 May. With over 200 industry professionals taking part in panels, workshops and networking events the 2023 edition will welcome some big names in the electronic music scene from the past, present and future.
Judge Jules
Lifestyle · 19 April 2023
Judge Jules recently announced an exclusive audio and video livestream to celebrate the 1000th edition of ‘The Global Warm Up’ radio show and podcast. Taking place on Saturday 6 May, dance music fans can tune in for free via www.judgejules.net where he will deliver a live mix to mark the milestone, featuring tunes selected from across the history of the show, from its launch in 2004 to the present day.

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