Native Instruments launch the TRAKTOR KONTROL X1

THE NEXT GENERATION Already the standard for performance DJ controllers, the mighty TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 delivers as much power as portability controlling TRAKTOR decks and effects. Whether DJing all-digital, or using timecode control, the new X1 now delivers added instant control over all essential DJ functions on 2 track decks for seamless command of TRAKTOR […]

Omer Grinker goes underwater with his new EP…

Lithuanian imprint Parallel has pulled out a real gem here courtesy of rising Israeli talent Omer Grinker—with his Underwater EP one that pulls no punches. Curtain raiser “Make Sense” is the rarest of records in that it’s emotive, deep, multi-layered and intelligent, with its bleak outlook and far-from-genial spoken-lyrics matched by its contemporary sounding, space-tinged […]

The Egg announce 10 special soirees to mark their illustrious birthday…

EGG London has now been at the top of its game for a whole decade, and to celebrate they are throwing some incredible parties under the theme 10 x 10. Yep, there will be ten in all, each one bulging with big names and some of them playing very special 10 hour sets. The club […]

Gooseneck Records announce debut compilation…

March will see Gooseneck records release their first ever label compilation. It drwas together the imprint’s expansive roster and lays out afresh and original vision for house music. Marco Darko, Dakin Auret, Thomas De Lorenzo, Zuckre, Paul Stott and Denis Yashin and their many different musical styles all feature across 18 floor ready tracks. Alistair […]

Warehouse London announce Somewhere showcase…

Droog and Richy Ahmed headline Somewhere… Droog are renowned for playing fantastic music in many different countries and continents and have released massive tracks over the years with the likes of Inxec on labels such as Leftroom and Culprit. Richy Ahmed had an amazing year in 2012 with the launch of Paradise in Ibiza. He […]

Wally Stryk release new EP…

Wally Stryk Quiberon EP Out Now Functionality is an underrated trait when it comes to electronic music. Sure, some records make the listener immediately stand up and take notice, but on the other hand are those tracks that help the night flow at a steady and consistent pace; the sort of essential records that all […]

Below turn 8 with a huge double header showcase…

“I remember being wet behind the ears when throwing an illegal warehouse rave. It was one of the first Below Warehouse parties at Big Danny’s place in Jewellery Quarter. Non the wiser, the best solution we had for selling tickets to the customers was… eBay ‘buy it now’!” Those are the words of one half […]

Richard Seelie drops Burnt Soul EP

Richard Seeley – Burnt Soul EP Discolour – Out Now You might not know the name yet, but with releases on Matt Edwards’ REK’D and VeryVeryWrongIndeed Richard Seeley has been impressing all the right people with his first productions. The man also runs his own Glue imprint and here steps out to mint another brand […]

Renato Ratier debuts on his beloved D.Edge imprint.

It’s a wonder it’s taken Renato Ratier this long to get out his debut Ep. For years now has he been steering D Edge and Warung to great international heights. He’s heaped put Brazil on the map and now he seems to be intent on putting himself on the map with this assured three track […]

Division comes from M.F.SObservatory!

With Italy playing host to arguably Europe’s fastest growing house and techno scene right now, it’s only natural that a bevy of quality-laden labels are going to spring up from time to time. Say hello then, to Cat for Lunch, a Milan located label that serves to emphasise all that’s excellent about their country’s contemporary […]