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WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO ALESSO AT BRIXTON ACADEMY

Alesso headlines Brixton Academy and DJ Mag have a pair of tickets to give away

INTERVIEW: GEZ VARLEY FROM LFO

Former LFO man talks about the sad passing of Mark Bell

JOKER PREMIERES NEW TRACK 'MIDNIGHT'

The purple prince is back!

ETIENNE DE CRÉCY ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM

Acclaimed French producer to drop 'Super Discount 3' on January 19th

PREMIERE: KRANKBROTHER 'ZIPP' + INTERVIEW

First play of 'Zipp' + full interview with Krankbrother...
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PRODUCTION INTERVIEW WITH MARTIN BUTTRICH

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TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 WORKSHOPS UK TOUR

Get up to speed with Native Instruments' Traktor S8 controller

LOOPMASTERS LAUNCH TOP 100 DJS SIGNATURE SOUNDS VOL.3

Essential EDM patches and samples

TOP 100 DJS PROFILE: DIMITRI VEGAS & LIKE MIKE

The sounds of Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

DREAM VALLEY

Enchanted Valley Carnival is an EDM festival set in a stunning valley in India...

DISCLOSURE: CALL OF THE WILD

Disclosure’s Wild Life Detroit festival bridges generations of dance music...
Tremblez Deviant EP - Black Merlin - SORN

Vintage synth fetisist Black Merlin acts out his coldest dystopian fantasy to date with this wonderfully bleak, minimal synth offering. Picking up career momentum (following killer releases for Weatherall’s Bird Scarer label and Timothy J. Fairplay’s/Scott Fraser’s unstoppable Crimes of the Future label) Black Merlin’s latest is among some of his best; manipulating the sounds of Detroit techno’s genesis, through the coldwave atmospheres of Richard Pinhas and even the theatrical sci-fi of Jeff Wayne’s ‘War of the Worlds’. Essential.

Pandore - Idioma - Marketing Music

Icy cool electronics from this shadowy presence, Idioma, making a second contribution to Tim Paris’ excellent Marketing Music label. Appearing way back in 2009 with the delicate ‘Landscapes’, Idioma’s return maps out more seductive, woozy synth lines for remixers Tim Paris and Freude Am Tanzen’s Ruede Hagelstein to remix — both working brilliantly odd new-wave and slick proto-techno styles.  

Not Afraid - Betsie Larkin & Andy Moor - AVA Recordings

Last year this pair’s ‘Love Again’ visibly hit a chord (or several), to such a degree that they’re back for round two with ‘Not Afraid’. The infinitesimal balance between a vocalist and producer’s style, tone and approach falls elegantly and perfectly into step on Betsie & Andy’s sophomore effort. Holding absolute sway over the track’s midrange (long Andy’s particular forte), Betsie’s smoulder catalyses his sonics superbly.  

H.O.U.S.E. - Daniel Trim - Glasgow Underground

Barcelona's Daniel Trim returns on Kevin McKay's Glasgow Underground with a storming three-tracker, the title banger 'H.O.U.S.E.' being one of those groove-heavy rollers that can flip a good party into the realms of a great party. Over, 'Our Light' manages to straddle the dizzyingly intricate with the gloriously anthemic. Always impressive, if you can carry it off. 'Rainbow Rising', meanwhile, is primed for those 5am dancefloors which, frankly, deserve to be freaked out. A jacking Detroit-style groove with European sensibilities.