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PREMIERE: THOLOGY 'RABIT HOLES (CAPEFACE REMIX)'

Brilliantly simple remix from new talent Capeface

PREMIERE: SAM SURE 'HUNGER (SHADOW CHILD REMIX)'

Black Butter debut for rising bassline house star

TOP 100 DJS WORLD TOUR SET FOR ISTANBUL

With Armin Van Buuren, Martin Garrix and more

I LOVE TECHNO RETURNS TO ROOTS IN 2014

All-star techno cast announced for Belgium event

THE HOT SEAT - NICKY ROMERO

We throw a few curveball questions at Nicky Romero
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CREATING A TEMPO TRACK IN ABLETON LIVE 9

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TAKE TWO!

Pioneer's latest box of tricks the DDJ-SX2 aims to make its mark in the controller wa

KOMPLETE KONTROL S-SERIES KEYBOARDS

Introducing Native Instruments' newest addition to its production series

TOP 100 DJS 2014: THE WILDCARDS

With Miller Genuine Draft

THEO PARRISH LIVE, BARBICAN, LONDON

Theo Parrish enters the live realm with a full band as part of the Barbican's Digital

REVIEW: LUMINOCITY SANTIAGO

Miller & Felix Da Housecat bring the night flight to Chile
'Where We Should Be' - LAST ISLAND - Upscale Recordings

"Beautiful track from Last Island, massively chilled-out pads and warm bassline in this. Should be longer though!"

Garvey - REKS feat N.O.R.E & Saigon - Brick Records

Really odd production from Hazardis Soundz, an ear-jarring mix of nu-skool beats, groggily smeared and slowed-down vocal samples all bereft of grit or grain and pushed in full colour to your synapse: beyond that freakishness what really pulls you back again and again to 'Garvey' is the great rhymes from Reks & Nore, but especially the verse from Saigon — massively offensive and paranoiac in all kinds of ways but delivered with such unstoppable compelling power you're twitching for the rewind before he's even done. From the 'Eyes Watching God' set I'm now gonna have to check out. 

Raving '90s - DJ Spaow - Radar Records

The odd concoction of influences which tie the intro and the break really shouldn't work, the time signatures don’t even match, but, you guessed it, it works. This is real downtempo experimental jump-up with a retro feel. The melody, mimicked from an arcade game, is simple and incredibly infectious. Serious little number that will have you moving. The flip 'New Step' is a wobbler Hazard would be proud of.

Lonely & Cold - Apollo Brown feat Roc Marciano - Mello Music Group

A sluggish gritty beat beautifully overlaid by myriad little tangles of guitar and soulful '60s keys, culled from what sounds like Memphis and Kingston sources — with such a compelling backdrop Roc & Apollo would be well within their rights to be lazy, but their rhymes are thought-provoking, full of mysterious shadow and blinding light, possessed of a Wu-style internal coherence and external oddity. From Apollo's new album 'Thirty Eight', which if it keeps up these standards of wordplay and production should be a summer essential. Check it.