Rounding Up 2016

There are many things we can focus on when looking back at 2016; we can focus on the loss of some pioneers of the industry, we can focus on the closure of some of the world’s best clubs, we can focus on the political turmoil of the world; or we can focus on the amazing… Read more »

The Warehouse Project 2016

Now that The Warehouse Project is in full swing, we can talk about how important the yearly event is for UK nightlife. The fifteen week long event is something of legend amongst ravers in the UK. It’s held in a number of different venues around Manchester, including Store Street, Granada Studios, The Albert Hall, Manchester… Read more »

t q d – Ghosts

When t q d formed last year, I thought it was a dream come true. Three of the biggest heavyweights in garage, Royal T, DJ Q and Flava D teaming up to play gigs together and sure enough, in time, release incredible tracks together. Anyone who knows me at all will know that Flava D… Read more »

We need to talk about Fabric

Last week marked an incredibly sad day for a lot of London’s clubbers. The notorious Fabric had to close its doors following the drug-related deaths of two people earlier this year. The club in Farringdon were happy to keep the club closed for the past weekend so the Met police could carry out their investigation. It… Read more »

Mix of the week: Four Tet

It’s already been one month since Brexit…which means it’s also been one month since Glastonbury. I’ve been trying ready hard to write tons of posts about it but to be honest, I’ve still got the worst post-glasto blues. However, I can’t wait any longer and will have to fight through the pain to write this… Read more »

Hurley Mower – Retro

I know I’ve been away for a while and I really do apologise for that. Loads has been going on, I’ve finished uni, gone to Glastonbury and I’m well on my way to becoming a fully fledged adult. I know that’s no excuse and I have loads of backdated posts that I’m still working my… Read more »

Free Download: Billy Kenny – Work Me (Justin Jay Remix)

If, like me, you’re a third year university student, you’re probably trying to juggle the stresses of dissertation, exams and coming to terms with the fact that soon enough, you’ll be a real adult. The only thing that makes this realisation a little less daunting is the fact that there’s still so much great music… Read more »

Ciszak – I Want

After a monstrous week in Miami, the guys at Dirtybird have truly shown everyone how to party. Barclay Crenshaw (more commonly known as Claude VonStroke – head honco at Dirtybird) has held day parties, pool parties and underground parties during this year’s Miami Music Week and with me sitting here at my desk in an… Read more »

Ashworth – Cork

Sometimes, there are some tracks which have me lost for words; even after talking about it for what seems like forever with my friends. One of those tracks is the delightfully beautiful ‘Cork’ by Ashworth, it’s six minutes and forty-five seconds of meticulously magnificent production. I have been listening to this track for nearly a year… Read more »

Kidnap Kid – Moments

At a mere 25 years old, Matt Relton (otherwise known as Kidnap Kid) has really made an impression on the house music scene. He’s got a multitude of releases already under his belt, including the techno slammer “Fall” and “Vehl” – which won an iTunes (US) award back in 2012 for Best Electronic Song, and then… Read more »

  • Shadow Child VIP: The Prodigy – Wild Frontier

    Any of you who know me at all will know that I will happily worship anything that Shadow Child releases, I’m not ashamed of this and his new VIP of The Prodigy proves exactly why I love him so much. This track has all of the standard features of a Shadow Child track: an incredibly… Read more »

  • Doctor Jeep: Angel EP

    Until two weeks ago, I had never set my ears upon New York based producer and DJ, Doctor Jeep. I feel like discovering his music was a gift from the bass gods. His newest EP, which was released on US label, Trouble & Bass last December, features five huge tracks. The first three, from the man himself, are… Read more »

  • Dusky: Yoohoo

    Dusky have always been a duo close to my heart within the house music genre. They were one of the first acts that I ever discovered and while other acts have fizzled away to the bottom of my playlists, Dusky are always the ones that are my go-to act when I need a commercial house… Read more »

  • Free Download: Mella Dee

    Ryan Aitchison, under the alias of Mella Dee has blown up over the past year; supporting the likes of Hannah Wants and Monki and he will be supporting Redlight with B.Traits and Benton on Redlight’s “Colour” tour in March. It wasn’t long before Aitchison was swept up by Shy FX’s label, Digital Soundboy, who plays… Read more »

  • RAM Minimix: Audio

    Released this week is the incredible new minimix from Audio for RAM Records. Graham Greenall, otherwise known as Audio is notoriously known for his tattoo’d “drum” and “bass” knuckles and for his mixes to pack a punch. This mix does just that. Over fifteen years, Audio has released four albums and a countless number of… Read more »