In our world, in their world: When style outranks substance, take the rubbish out

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We continue our series looking at what’s wrong with the dance music scene with a look at style over substance events, and why these are destined to disappoint.

Luke Solomon ‘Freaky House’

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Loopmasters welcome the incredibly gifted Luke Solomon to their Artist Series with an inspirational slice of royalty free samples designed for House, Tech and beyond. ‘Freaky House’ is a wonderfully diverse set of samples that highlight the full Luke Solomon sound, featuring just over 900Mb of loops and one shot sounds ranging from 102 to […]

Beat Rivals ft. Natasha Watts ‘Fabulous’ (ft Soulshy, Krazy K and Broken Species Mixes)

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Beat Rivals ft. Natasha Watts ‘Fabulous’ (ft Soulshy, Krazy K and Broken Species Mixes) Rival Beat Records / July 2014 Fledgling London label Rival Beat Records continue to ramp up momentum, revealing their new collaboration from Beat Rivals and UK Soul  Natasha Watts, with an uplifting, soulful house groove titled ‘Fabulous’. Beat Rivals (aka Soulshy and […]

US House Legends

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A shining tribute to the spiritual birthplace of House Music, ‘US House Legends‘ offers an essential selection of iconic House tracks from the most inspirational & influential producers in the scene, including faithful remixes from today’s most revered artists. ‘US House Legends’ evokes the spirit of a time when originality & unity defined House music. […]

Toolroom Ibiza 2014

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‘Toolroom Ibiza 2014‘ welcomes you to an unmissable season of House music. Showcasing an unmistakable selection of Toolroom approved grooves that perfectly encapsulate the sound of the White Isle. In perfect time for the opening parties, ‘Toolroom Ibiza 2014‘ is the only essential accompaniment to lazy days by the pool, hedonistic club nights and hazy […]

Mark Knight presents Toolroom Knights Radio – May 2014 – The Album

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One the world’s leading dance record labels, Toolroom Records has released some of the most defining club tracks of the past decade, carving a distinct musical identity through the work of label boss and Grammy nominated DJ/producer Mark Knight. The events arm of the label, Toolroom Knights, has held club residencies all over the globe […]

Toolroom Records Selector Series: 17 Manuel De La Mare

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Returning to the label with the seventeenth volume in the highly successful Toolroom Records Selector Series is Tuscan born DJ & producer, Manuel de la Mare. Since making his debut on the label in 2010, Manuel has been welcomed firmly into the Toolroom family and his impressive production & mixing skills make him a worthy […]

Simon Doty & DJ Dan “Disco Slice EP”

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Rising star Simon Doty joins forces with electronic dance music icon DJ Dan for the release of the unstoppable ‘Disco Slice EP’. In a short time, Simon Doty has quickly made an impressive name for himself, winning support from the likes of Richie Hawtin, Dubfire and UMEK. His unique style of house and tech house […]

Toolroom Records Selector Series: 16 The Cube Guys

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Delivering the third Selector Series of the year are infamous Italian Tech House DJ’s, The Cube Guys. Delving through the back catalogue, this dynamic duo select their favourite Toolroom hits, remixes and a selection of their own critically acclaimed releases on the label. Featuring 16 tracks from Mark Knight, UMEK, Federico Scavo, Rene Amesz, David […]

Bontan “Move On Out”

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UK underground sensation Bontan returns to Toolroom Records for his debut single release; ‘Move On Out’. With a top 10 smash hit and Radio 1 support from Pete Tong and B-Traits on his remix of ‘Got A Feeling’, 2013 was a huge year for this young UK artist. Following a swell of underground support from […]