News

  HARARE-based DJ V, real name Valentine Tapfumaneyi, says international house music is slowly taking over the music scene in Zimbabwe with Bulawayo being the capital of the genre in…
  On the third floor of the Stony Island Trust & Savings Bank Building, a 17,000-square-foot neoclassical edifice in South Shore, roughly 5,000 vinyl records sit on rows of shelves…
  In the beginning there was jack. History lesson over. Kind of.   Farley Keith was born in Chicago in 1962. 24 years after that, Keith released a record that…
    Cheshire-based big-data music technology firm Beatroot Music Ltd has received a six-figure venture capital boost from the North West Fund for Digital & Creative.   Beatroot state that…
Millions of people across the nation this morning rushed out of the house early to pick up the second free issue of the NME, enticed by Robert Pattinson ("the ex-vampire")…
  It's been one month since portrait and landscape photos were allowed on Instagram, and — much to people's surprise — all hell has not broken loose. In fact, it's been a pretty great…
Essex festival brand We Are Fstvl are teaming up with Liverpool party promoters Cream to bring a series of nights to the caverns of Great Suffolk St Warehouse. Taking to…
  For eight years the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival has been running strong, bringing a swath of house, electronica, and indie acts to various venues in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A sort…
Young house music producers in Chicago took cues from the raw, highly functional spin on America’s disco heritage that was popular in clubs and on Hot Mix 5’s iconic radio…
Legendary Thriller producer Quincy Jones has been rushed to hospital after suffering severe chest pains. The 82-year-old was taken for medical treatment in Los Angeles after he fell ill at…
  Beneath the blistering afternoon sun, Hannah Wants is giving a tour of Ibiza's San Antonio district. "I literally came here with a dream…" she says, breaking off to take a…
Chicago's Stony Island Arts Bank is a new cultural centre to be opened in conjunction with the city's architecture Bienalle on October 3rd.   The former bank, which was purchased…
Don't call it a comeback. Soulful house may have been pushed slightly to the fringes over the past couple years by the deeper, tech sounds of today, but we have…
Taking place in the idyllic, once in a lifetime holiday location of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic between September 6th and 13th, the magical gathering of Groovefest is about…
The follow-up to 'Benediction' has arrived     Hot Natured is the project that consists of Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Luca C and Ali Love.   After making their debut…
Years from now, will the most famous deconsecrated church in New York, the one on the corner of Sixth Ave. and 20th St., be best known for noodle soup?  …
Techno star Derrick May returns to headline Ministry of Sound's 24th Birthday celebrations on Saturday 19th September 2015.   On the night Lee Curtiss, Jimpster and Camelphat will support the…
Glasgow Underground drops a rework of the Daft Punk classic       At only 45 years young, Romanthony's death in 2013 sent shockwaves through the global music community. His…
GrooveFest is the ultimate party in paradise, and is now only just around the corner. Today they announce their brand new arenas and stage hosts including the Marina and Colosseum.…
Spinnin' Records has released its 1000th record today. The Dutch dance label celebrates this with a special DJ mix, highlighting several of classic Spinnin' records during its 16 year existence,…
The dynamic duo have been at again, this time teaming up with Kwabs     Disclosure are fast becoming the kings of churning out hit after hit, and now their…
The borough will keep its current policy until next year, citing an error in its draft proposal.     Hackney council will likely keep its current licensing system in 2016,…
The launch date for the London Underground (LU) Night Tube may be delayed, the BBC understands. The 24-hour weekend service on the Jubilee, Victoria and most of the Piccadilly, Central…
Streaming audio service Mixcloud is mulling a move into live content, both in terms of DJs and radio shows broadcasting live using its platform, but also the idea of creating…
Watch Danny Tenaglia talk about the history of the New York house scene from its inception until now.     The eight minute clip was shot as part of new…
Derrick May and Francesco Tristano will perform with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Frida, August 14th at the Chene Park amphitheater.   The Belleville Three member's biggest hit, "Strings Of…
Oval Space launches new venue Introducing The Pickle Factory An intimate new space for music lovers, launching this October     The next chapter in Oval Space's story begins this…
More than half of the country's nightclubs have closed in the past 10 years. Is it down to fun-hating bureaucrats or have our nights out changed for ever? Whatever the…
Watch the Z Records producer play completely live.       Watch Opolopo play a live version of 'Get On Up', one of the cuts from the producer's new album…
Gregory lands Track Of The Day on BBC Radio 1 after stealing the show at Ibiza 20 and Claptone remix of classic track 'Liquid Spirit' becomes most popular track in…
The dance scene owes much to gay culture...   Earlier this year, Lithuanian producer Ten Walls was riding on a wave of global love with his big-room smasher 'Walking With…
The brain-child of Native Instruments that's set to shakeup the download market       Today Native Instruments have announced the launch of their new format.   Stems is a…
Highlights from Kerri Chandler's set at London's Lovebox festival are up on iPlayer after being broadcast as part of BBC Radio 1's special Essential Mix from the event. He features…
A mural created in honour of the Chicago House pioneer is to be covered following water damage       The tribute piece, which went up three months after the…
A second Masters At Work House Masters compilation is coming out via Defected Records.       Due out September 11th, the 40-track selection arrives a year on from the…
As reported today, Hackney Council are setting to propose new restrictions on licensing laws in the borough, meaning that venues would only be allowed to stay open until 11pm on…
After four whirlwind years of churning out dancefloor annihilators, Claptone, the man behind the golden mask, is finally set to release his debut album.     The mysterious producer's full-length,…
The streaming world continues to shift and warp, this time teaming up two ostensible competitors in the name of taking on Apple's curated playlists.     Beatport has announced a…
Sankeys Ibiza has a host of stand out line-ups kicking off across August as the island heats up and the season reaches it's peak. Blending the finest underground artists with…
Amsterdam Dance Event has revealed the first set of acts that will perform as part of its 20th edition, which will take place October 14-18.         The…
An intoxicating celebration of diverse musical talent and social unity, it's been 12 hearty years since dance mavericks Groove Armada founded the two day London festival enigma, known endearingly as…
As the UK's rich nightlife culture is treated with relentless and shockingly ignorant contempt – The Arches in Glasgow and Hackney's entire night-time economy the latest in the firing line…
A decade and a half after his full-length debut, the house-music vet's second album is finally here.   If there were any justice in the world, Satoshi Tomiie would be…
It's hard to deny that the disco ball is our most treasured party symbol. Reflecting fractals of light from above the dancefloor and pulling our focus to the center of…
We heard a while back that legendary NYC DJ-producer Erick Morillo was gearing up to relaunch his iconic label Subliminal, and we were delighted to know that one of house…
Baltimore's DJ Spen began his career at the age of 13, producing mix shows for WEBB AM and then later on working at various other FM radio stations. Down the…
Larry Levan warns new DJs to "put your ego aside".       The Paradise Garage Facebook page has unearthed a 50-minute video of its famous resident DJ playing at…
Mike Dunn knows the sound of Chicago so well that he could probably walk around the city and tell you exactly how far away a bird is or when the…
Disclosure have made clear their intent to maintain a pop aesthetic for the duo's upcoming second studio album, Caracal, but that hasn't stopped fellow producers from refashioning it for the…
The UK sensation gets dark and bassy on her 'Remember Me' remix       After his whirlwind Lab London performance last week, Roger Sanchez proved he's as much in…
Page 8 of 12