After just two editions, Malta’s Glitch Festival can rightfully lay claim to being a top European festival summertime destination.
Recently revealed line-up for Annie Mac’s Lost & Found Festival which will take place in the stunning Mediterranean island of Malta next April looks like a one big happy meeting. And when we say big, we really mean it. The third edition of Annie Mac’s Lost & Found is on to curate an programme that spans musically from house and techno further to to grime and bass. To represent the former, there’s the notorious J.E.S.u.S (a moniker for Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Seth Troxler and Skream playing together), the explosive Black Madonna, the legend Armand Van Helden, Jamie Jones, Heidi and Annie Mac herself, to Richy Ahmed, Kölsch, Catz ’n Dogz, Butch or Alan Fitzpatrick, joined by few ... Read more
Maltese X-Man The Element lands on Engrave Ltd with a release that includes remixes from the Italian duo VII Circle and Sicilian DJ/Producer Musumeci. The original mix is dominated by an obscure pulsating beat and brass combo, culminating into a dramatic break just in time to breath before the final ride. Andrea Vallisneri and Andrea Casari under their VII Circle moniker turns Morphius into an even darker and more hypnotic atmosphere giving back a deeper perspective of the main hook. Finally Musumeci pushes things towards more progressive and melodic territories adding a hell of an arpeggio he found behind the texture ... Read more
Resting dormant within the faults of the Mediterranean nightlife circuit is the greatly untapped market of Malta. If you’re in the midst of booking flights to the next rave oasis or looking for a haven to resurrect your dreams as an aspiring artist – you might want to lock yourself in. With its’ unique locality, culture and growing connection to the international community, Malta is becoming a hotspot for wind surfers, music professionals, artists, world-class Scuba instructors, culturally-enthused explorers, and beach ravers alike. The country’s airport has even recently earned the title of ‘most scenic airport approach.’ Comprised as a ... Read more
Next week, Deep House Amsterdam will be arriving in Malta for its showcase there at BLANK Warehouse. BLANK operates as one of the key curators of underground house music events in the Mediterranean archipelago, which is starting to get noticed in Europe as a complete yet affordable alternative to Ibiza. With strong ties to the Dutch, German and English clubbing population that gather there throughout the year, affordable prices for food, drink and accommodation, beautiful beaches and tropical temperatures, Malta’s popularity is on the rise. We hooked up with the BLANK’s manager, Franco Vella, to talk about the history of ... Read more