Beatamines is back with a new album!

Beatamines ‘Echoes’ Album – Einmusika  ‘Echoes’ is the superb new album project from the sublimely gifted German Pascal Augner, aka Beatamines. He’s delivered a beautifully crafted masterpiece that journeys between chunky, bass-loaded House, intricate cutting edge Techno and smooth, melodic electronica. Also on the album are some awesome collaborations from fellow German maestro’s, Einmusik, on ‘Meet Your Ears’, Fabio Montana on ‘Mind Escort’ and […]

18HRS Festival 2015

Ever wondered your way round a festival and never wanted it to end – or even worse, to already think of a suitable after party? As of now, there’s no need: 18hrs Festival will do both. On the 11th of July, 18hrs Festival will celebrate it’s 5-year anniversary. Embedded as the longest standing festival in […]

Electric Zoo Open Their Doors To Awakenings

THE WORLD’S LARGEST OUTDOOR TECHNO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT WITH THE DEBUT OF GET REAL: GREEN VELVET & CLAUDE VON STROKE, ADAM BEYER, HENRIK SCHWARZ (LIVE) AND MORE Since 1997, long-running outdoor music festival Awakenings in Holland has been the go-to destination for techno lovers around the globe. On September 4 & 5, Awakenings […]

Outsiders Festival 2015

While Amsterdam is nothing less than a festival valhalla nowadays, just a few miles north it seems awful quiet. With the emphasis on seems. Located in Alkmaar (around a 30 minute drive by car or train from Amsterdam) Outsiders Festival is a true hidden gem of North Holland. With artist like Derrick May, Awesome Tapes […]

Tribal Sessions announce Manchester show in August with Danny Tenaglia…

On the 22nd of August Tribal Sessions legend Danny Tenaglia returns to Sankeys for the first time in X years. There’s very few DJ’s who’ve had such an significant impact on dance music history as Danny Tenaglia, and Manchester’s foremost nocturnal haunt has managed to lock down the revered selector for a very rare and […]

Primo arrive at Metropolis this Saturday…

Joining the guys behind Primo is none other than James Preistley and suport to come from Hot Creations very own; Cera Alba. He is a dedicated fan of the pioneers and his productions tend to deliver tight shuffling percussion, groove driven bass lines, alluring vocal cuts and harmonic melodies. Never one to be stereotyped in […]

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 […]

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

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.

All back to mine: Christian Wünsch’s Top 10 Techno tracks

In the wake of his new album on Pole Group, Internal Conversion, Christian Wünsch lists his favourite techno of all time, featuring Kraftwerk, Dave Clarke, Robert Hood and more.

UMEK – Loops From Behind The Iron Curtain + free sample pack!

Loopmasters are thrilled to have joined forces with Slovenian ‘Tech’ star, UMEK, who has created an exclusive 2.7GB collection of royalty free loops and samples which have been made for all producers of Tech House and Techno to enjoy. Check out the video where UMEK talks to Loopmasters exclusively in an interview about his pack […]