Archives for January 2011

Eastern Electrics is back for the Spring.

After their rather large NYE party, the eastern electrics team are back for another warehouse party in May. Joining the eastern electrics fold for the first time this time round is Deviation, one of London’s most successful monthly club nights, where resident and Radio 1 Benji B rules the roost. Held on the first Wednesday […]

Kinky Malinki Valentines party at Matter.

Kinky Malinki is returning to the once troubled Matter, which is now in the hands of new owners soon to be relaunched will  as Proud2, promising a vegas-style clubbing experience. (I know, we’re a bit confused by that choice for the name of a superclub too). KM’s party starters for the main room have just […]

Back at the controls – Agoria

Plain & Simple caught up with the man otherwise known as Sebastien Devaud ahead of his recent date at Fabric to talk about his new album and forthcoming mix for the club, being hypnotised by Carl Craig, and how he really wanted to work in a record shop.

Dour festival announces first names

Joining them will be Shantel & Bucovina Club Orchestra, a group that apparently marry North African and Brazilian beats with Romanian music, and The Amplifiers, acidic power-poppers that shot to fame with their debut album, released just last year. Belgium here we come!

How To Dress Well ‘Love Remains’

Tom Krell opens up his scoring with Tri Angle’s first album release, and a new blueprint for contemporary R&B. Or should that be electronica? Whatever the genre, we know what the result is. Fans of Imogen Heap, early Jamie Lidell, and Burial take note.

DMC launch online mixing championships.

DMC, pioneers of the WORLD DJ CHAMPIONSHIPS, have announced a brand new online competition which will be open to DJs anywhere in the world at Launching on the 3rd February 2011, the online comp will be an annual event which promises to secure the art of the DJ for years to come, placing it […]

Various Artists ‘Mosaic Vol 1 (Exit Records)’

dBridge, Scuba, Instra:mental, Skream, Commix, Consequence, Code 3, Loxy & Resound, Skeptical and Genotype are amongst the artists showcased on this double discer from Exit Records, proof of widespread life in the drum n bass scene well below the commercial sea level.

Cari Lekebusch & Jesper Dahlback ‘Hands On Experience’

Another week, another mass of muscular Swedish four-fours. This time H Productions boss Cari Lekebusch teams up with latter day legend Jesper Dahlback to deliver an EP that’s made with just one thing in mind- the dancefloor.

Stuart Sweeney ’16:9′

Sound artist and music veteran Stuart Sweeney unveils his debut solo work, a collection of blissful ambience and Ableton orchestras that doesn’t forget about words like ‘enjoyment’, ‘form’ and ‘structure’. Like a heavy breath of opium, it’s impressively relaxing.

Pulse – a new clubbing mecca for London launches in March.

On Friday 18th March 2011, Pulse makes its greatly anticipated mark on London’s club scene by opening its doors for the very first time. Formally used as a wine vault, a Thames Link depot station and the last undeveloped Virgin railway space in London, the SE1 venue is now about to introduce itself as one […]