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TENAGLIA MIXES THE NEXT BALANCE COMP

US music legend's first mix album for six years

RETURN TO THE SOURCE RETURNS

London psy-trance party celebrates its 21st birthday

KRYSTAL KLEAR DROPS FREE EP

Krystal Klear gives away some long-awaited freebies...

LONDON'S CORONET VENUE UNDER THREAT

Elephant & Castle venue has hosted many medium-sized dance events

FREE TRACK: TUCCILLO 'STUDIO TIME #1'

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POINT BLANK TUTORIAL

MIXING TUTORIAL IN ABLETON LIVE

Part one of Point Blank’s new tutorial

PIONEER LAUNCH VINYL TURNTABLE

PLX-1000 available from late August

PIONEER REKORDBOX 3 UPDATE

Pioneer launch new version of their RekordBox software...

DANCE MUSIC FROM THE BEGINNING: PART TWO

Disco Sucks and the birth of house music

REVIEW: FIELD DAY

Victoria Park, London on Saturday 8th June

REVIEW: FLEETMAC WOOD

'Gold Dust Disco' at The Shacklewell Arms, London
Sticky Fingers (Lane 8 Remix) - Above & Beyond feat Alex Vargas - Anjunadeep

Lane 8 completely remakes Above & Beyond’s vocal trance anthem into a seductive deep house record with some gorgeous melodic flourishes. It’s perfect for those summer vibes, though some DJs might want to remove the questionable vocals altogether with a dub version. 

C Landing - Glaue - Sunset Melodies

How often do you hear a club record that summons genuine euphoria? It’s what trance producers are constantly striving for, though Glaue catches lightning in a bottle here with ‘C Landing’. It all comes down to its epic two-minute breakdown, which he’s cleverly chosen to spotlight by placing it in the opening of the record. It eventually builds to a drop that establishes it as a mainroom melodic anthem, and the exhilaration levels are kept in the red for the duration.

Somersaults - Logistics - Hospital Records

You can always rely on Hospital to add a drop of golden fun to the ever-darkening scene. Logistics returns to his solo endeavours for this release, using the classic imprint blueprint, which he himself helped to create. The track is reminiscent of a time when drum & bass haunts were filled with lovely uplifting chords, its euphoric bassline inducing nostalgia. The real gem on this EP however, is the flip ‘Triangles’. 

Bass Jam - Damo Cassetti - Tidy

The world's biggest and most prolific hard house label Tidy is back on fine form — having just delivered a weekender to over 2000 clubbers along with sister brand Ideal in April, it's time to get the label moving again. This new release from newcomer Damo Cassetti goes back to the '90s Tidy sound, to where it all began, with groovy percussion, rap vocals and garage-sounding funky basslines. Keep an eye on this label, as it brings back nostalgic sounds in 2014.