Croatia’s premiere electronic event Sonus Festival is set to mark it’s fifth birthday in style this summer, uniting the best talent from the house and techno worlds in one place for five days and five nights of party. Returning to idyllic Zcre Beach, Pag Island between 20th and 24th August, the first instalment of names makes Sonus #5 the most monumental to date. From global players Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice and Ricardo Villalobos to underground hero Sonja Moonear plus club takeovers, boat parties and more, Sonus Festival is THE go to event for any house and techno fan.
Eastern Electrics Festival 2017 Saturday 5th August 11:00 – 22:00 Back for 2017 bigger and better, Eastern Electrics Festival returns to it’s London roots for it’s sixth instalment, uniting global heavyweights from the house, techno, disco and garage worlds for a day of sonic entertainment on Sat 5th August. With a solid-gold line-up of talent and stage partners to be revealed this month, Eastern Electrics are giving dedicated fans a chance to get their hands on a ticket for just £24.95, Read more […]
The Subliminal head honcho has had a hiatus from the UK club scene, but broke this in stunning fashion at the tail end of last year. Hitting the likes of Church in Leeds and Egg London, the house music master reminded everyone why he remains one of the most prized global talents with a slew of sets which confirmed his rare ability to match crowd pleasing charisma with underground appeal and technical ability.
The Selecter and The Beat have announced a co-headline London concert on Saturday 29th April 2017. The 2 Tone legends are teaming up to give fans a rare treat. Life-long friends, they are two of the main bands to come out of 2 Tone – a crucial musical and cultural movement which is still as relevant today as it was over 30 years ago. The Selecter is led by their iconic frontwoman Pauline Black, alongside an incredible talented band of musicians, and co-fronted by original member Arthur Read more […]
Where to start… Mayrhofen, Austria, that’s where! Up a massive mountain 8,497 FT above ordinary. The finest ski resort in Europe, sprinkled with world class acts, insane venues (think Igloo rave, enchanted forest party, tennis club turned super club). Blue runs, black runs, beer runs. The original. Unparalleled. Plain daft.
Underground has been bringing the hype to Liverpool since it opened in a flurry of excitement in October. Ben Klock, Ame, Magda and more have all rocked the joint, and whilst 2016 will see the likes of Greg Wilson and Dale Howard hold court before the year is out, its 2017 when the club will really show it means business. Knight of course has been equally prolific. His huge collaboration with Lee Van Dowski, ‘Fall Down on Lee’, has alongside ‘Yebisah’ been one of the smashes of 2016, Read more […]
Liverpool’s freshest club Underground has had an inspiring start, adding a fresh musical assault on the city’s clubbing terrain. Ben Klock got the momentum going, with further underground techno turns from Ame, Magda, Paws and SEFF, but as December swings by it’s the time for a new musical shift with the return of two favourites of the city’s scene. That pairing is party starters du jour Freeze and one of Merseyside’s strongest musical voices, Greg Wilson.
House music giants Defected Records return to SWG3 this December. If last years event was anything to go by, we’re in for a treat.
When you think of house music, the name Derrick Carter springs to mind, and with good reason; he along with Frankie Knuckles was right at the beginning of the genre’s inception in Chicago. House music legends don’t come more certified than this. Carter’s sets often take a journey through house, soul, jazz and disco, we can’t wait to see what he has up his sleeve this time.
We’ve had some of the greatest artists in electronica play for us over the last few years, with the likes of Trentemoller, Apparat and Kiasmos gracing the stage at Avant Garde events. However, in November we bring you an act who helped introduce a generation to melodic electronic music and who have produced some of the seminal tracks of our time…