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The BPM Festival Announces First Wave Of Artists For Debut Portugal Event

One of the world’s foremost destinations of underground music, The BPM Festival, has just dropped its first wave of artists who will join its first foray onto the European continent. With only about 100 days to go, Portugals’ stunning Portimão and Lagoa will host the likes of Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Carl Craig, Dubfire and many more over its 14-17 September dates. Also on hand will be certified selectors Nicole Moudaber, Loco Dice and Jamie Jones, as well as familiar The BPM festival faces like Steve Lawler, Stacey Pullen and Lauren Lane. UK talents Patrick Topping and Yousef are backed ... Read more

In Conversation: Davide Squillace & Yousef

Davide Squillace and Yousef are two electronic artists of different backgrounds yet similar accolades. Both donafide veterans of the scene in heir own right, each can boast some two decades on International touring, studio work, label curation, and virtually every other job under the dance music umbrella. Neither being of character to slow down, Davide and Yousef respective careers continue to go strength to strength, with 2017 being as busy a year as any. With a friendship that struck up when Yousef invited Davide to his Circus Liverpool nights for his first ever UK gig, the two have developed a ... Read more

Interview: Franky Rizardo

Franky Rizardo, one of Holland’s finest young electronic music exports, continues to push himself as a DJ with a distinctive style that works across stages and clubs, big and small. A prolific producers, with releases on the likes of Defected, Saved!, Simma Black, and, of course, his own LTF Records, Franky is also the purveyor of his FLOW concept; one that continues to develop into a recognisable icon in the house music landscape, emerging from its humble beginnings via Slam.FM. Anticipating this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), Franky will bring FLOW back to AIR alon with Mat.Joe, Secondcity, Benny Rodrigues, ... Read more

Pacha Festival Podcast #001 by Mark Farina

Modern day record minstrel, Mark Farina, has thrilled crowds globally, entertaining over 1 million fans per year. As one of the most ubiquitous DJs in Dance Music, Farina’s known for both his unique style of mixing Jazz, Downtempo and House Music as well as being the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy, organic productions combined with East Coast Hip-Hop, Urban beats.  Voted as one of the top DJ’s in the world by URB, MUZIK and BPM magazines, Mark Farina’s taste making skills continue to turn the heads of seasoned Dance Music veterans as well as newcomers to the scene. Drawing from his vibrant youth, which included ... Read more

Outbreak Festival Announces Star-Stacked Line-Up

So, then, what better way to spend one of your much cherished Bank Holiday weekends than to party under the sun and the stars in the friendly company of thousands of other electronic music lovers? Outbreak Festival has every base covered with special stages hosted by huge dance brands and labels such as VIVa Warriors, Defected In The House, Sven Vath & Friends, Tribal Sessions, CUFF hosted by Amine Edge & DANCE in the extra special VIP Village, The World of Drum & Bass and Garage Nation. As for the DJs and live acts lining up, they are a truly ... Read more

Culprit Podcast #003 By Aidan Lavelle & Robbie Akbal

To celebrate their sterling upcoming ‘Stars EP’ release on Culprit (full premiere here), Aidan Lavelle and Robbie Akbal have cooked up an intense mix for you to treat your ears to. Be swept away on a high dose of deep, funk-driven grooves and a futuristic vibe. The LA-based imprint Culprit, founded by the DJ/producer trio Droog, is known for their careful selection of funky and modernistic underground house music. @Culpritla has released records for distinguished and celebrated names like Lee Foss, Lee Curtiss, Jamie Jones, MANIK, Kenneth James Gibson, Seth Troxler, Inxec, Matt Tolfrey, Subb-an, Martin Buttrich, Ryan Crosson, Shaun ... Read more

Top 10 Upcoming Releases In July/August

What musical goodies can be expected in the next few weeks? Well, a lot. We’ve had to make some tough choices in this selection but eventually we ended up with these favourites, coming from the hands of artists like Solomun, Seb Wildblood, Stefan Z, Gui Boratto and M.in. Here’s our top 10 upcoming releases in July/August. #10. M.in – To The M.ax LP | Zoo:Technique | 28-07-2014 | When global house player M.in takes things to the max, fans of his energetic trademark style know what time it is: the lowest bass lines, quirky synth sounds, jackin’ rhythms and heavy ... Read more

Emerging Ibiza Festival Announces Experts and Talents

To recap, the taste-making website Emerging Ibiza will see a carefully picked selection of Experts (all of whom are international DJs, label bosses and or established promoters) shine a light on who they think are the hottest new electronic music talents. These artists are then invited to play the Emerging Ibiza Discovery Festival from 27th May – 31st May 2014 with the most popular invited back to be a part of a season of Emerging Ibiza events in Ibiza from June to September.   Emerging Ibiza has just announced the full list of experts, including Circus boss Yousef, ViVA Music ... Read more