Archives for May 2014

US House Legends

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. […]

Bigger Than Ever! Arcadia Announce Brand New Glastonbury Set Up

Born of a love for sculpture, fire and blowing peoples minds – festival giant Arcadia this year announced news of a brand new Glastonbury home. This year the behemoth of behemoths will be spreading its fire toting wings to the Home Ground, where it’ll set up camp as ‘the Mechanical Playground’. More epic than anything […]

In our world, in their world: 5 things DJs should stop doing

We open the scoring on a new series that will see Plain & Simple take on the club scene’s world’s worst evils, beginning with arrogant, drunk and absent DJs.

Toolroom Ibiza 2014

‘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 […]

Emerging Ibiza announce full schedule…

The 2014 inaugural Emerging Ibiza Break-Thru Festival is a 5-day event running from May 27th – 31st that brings together all of the emerging artists put forward by our handpicked experts on the online platform Line up as follows Steve Lawler, Yousef, Fur Coat, Renato Ratier, Anek, Detlef, Route 94, Patrick Topping, Catz N […]

Eastern Electrics Festival After Party

BBringing together 10,000 revellers with an impressive list of internationally acclaimed artists across seven stages, Eastern Electrics Festival promises to be one unforgettable all-day party, bringing the underground to  Hatfield House on Saturday August 2.   With Monika Kruse, Dense & Pika, Craig Richards and Jordan Mina joining Art Department, Laura Jones, Steve Lawler, Ellen […]

EDM gets the Saturday Night Live Treatment

We do love a Saturday Night Live sketch here at Plain & Simple. Remember More Cowbell (since sampled by Napt) – which, sadly, you can no longer watch online? Well now its the turn of EDM to get the Lonely Island treatment. They pretty much nail it…

Godzilla Has Landed – Elite Force Exclusive

If you’re a fan of Elite Force’s ‘older-school breaks sound’, you’ll flippin’ LOVE this. Slow, sinister and laced in floor grinding bass; the track was released to coincide with the Godzilla Movie – out in theaters this week. It’s available exclusively through Beatport.  Check it out! 

Outlook Festival Announce Boat Party Line-Ups

Crystalline oceans, gut-rumbling sound systems, Croatian beauties, azure blue skies…oh and only the coming together of the world’s best hip hop, drum and bass, dub, reggae and bass music acts: Outlook Festival…Do it. Assembling in an old fort, just a stones throw away from the breathtaking Croatian coast  and joined by thousands of like minded […]

Defected – Celebrating 15 Glorious Years Of House Music With Pop Up Store & Global Tour

This year Defected reaches its epic fifteenth anniversary. In celebration of this milestone they’ve opened their first-ever record and fashion store. This’ll be complimented with a 15 city global club tour. The label – founded in London 99‘ – has had a massive impact on the global house music scene, as well as garnering an […]