Saturday Sessions presents Derrick May & Kenny Larkin

Ministry of Sound brings together Detroit techno stars Derrick May and Kenny Larkin on Saturday 11th October with support from relative newcomers Maribou State and Kry Wolf. May and Larkin are true legends of the techno and house scenes, Derrick originally making a name for himself in Detroit’s after-hours club scene before exporting his inspirational […]

Jammy’s Special Easter Jaunts: 28.03 – 01.04 – Ostgut Ton, Get Diverted, Fabric, Fuse and Lost.

Jaunt (jônt, jänt) n. A short trip or excursion, usually for pleasure; an outing Plain and Simple’s roving reporter/man about town and clubbing addict Jammy brings you his eye view of the event he was partying at in the last week… This time he spent his  special extended Easter jaunts at Ostgut Ton, Get Diverted, Fabric, Fuse and Lost. […]

Jammy’s Jaunts Review List of the Events I went to in 2012

So this is what happened in 2012 this year! I covered 144 parties altogether this whole year from January NYD 2012 till December 30th 2012 Review of the Events I went to in 2012   January: 1) Jaded NYD with Raymundo Rodriguez, Chris Stanford, Jerome Sydenham, Canary Fontaine & Zippy 2) Fuse NYD with Onur […]

Robert Hood unveils new album

The next Nighttime World arrives in September on Music Man, inspired by the rapidly vanishing Detroit urban landscape. Whatever the concept, we can’t wait.

Ben Sims & Kirk Degiorgio ‘Machine’

Sims & Degiorgio’s London party, focused on a ‘new techno only’ policy sees an eponymous label launched, and the results are as impressive as you’d hope for.

Evolution not revolution: An interview with Jim Rivers

Former Global Underground trophy boy Jim Rivers talks about being pigeonholed, what happened to prog, and his debut album on Carl Cox’s Intec.

Jim Rivers ‘Airport Vultures’

Jim Rivers looks to finally dispel any notion that he’s just a prog head with a debut album of Detroit inspired techno and house music of a high standard.

Huge Octave One Revisited release waiting in the wings

Big news on the compilation front as one of the finest imprints in Detroit prepares for the next instalment in its retrospective series. And this time it’s none other than head honchos the Burden brothers (Lawrence, Lenny, Lorne, Lance and Lynell) who see their work given the remix and rework treatment. If those three names […]

Robert Hood ‘Omega Alive’

Detroit’s original minimal techno pioneer returns with a reworking of last year’s LP, Omega. James Ruskin provides a tasty remix, and the rest of the music is Robert Hood live and unedited, delivering more stripped toughness than many naked muscle men can handle.

Robert Hood ‘Alpha’ (James Ruskin Remix)

Detroit techno legend Robert Hood gives Britain’s own James Ruskin a chance to take on ‘Alpha’, taken from last year’s Omega Man inspired album. As is obvious, these are not for the faint-hearted rhythms that spank and punch their way out of camp M Plant.