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Boat party, Booom, vinyl + more

THE PLUMP DJS GO NUCLEAR!

'Roll Dope Rhymes' has apocalyptic 28 Days Later-style video

THE GARDEN FESTIVAL GOES OUT WITH A BANG

2015 will see final edition of the enchanting Adriatic celebration

DJS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF #SAVEZOUK CAMPAIGN

Sign the petition to help save the iconic Singapore club
POINT BLANK TUTORIAL

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Essential video tutorial from Point Blank

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: GLASTONBURY 2014

New world order

HIGH FIVE: AUGUST

We give you five of this month's top nights
When the People Cheer - The Roots - Okay Player

Yes, yes we know, but for the purposes of this particular page we are not focusing on the title track, it’s the b-side ‘Tomorrow’ (feat Raheem DeVaughn) that we’re most interested in. There’s nothing complicated about it, nothing clever, nothing groundbreaking either for that matter. It’s just a beautiful, uplifting track moored around a simple piano hook, slo-mo hip-hop beats and DeVaughn’s super-soulful, spirited vocal.

 

Fully Loaded (Levela Jump Up Remix) - Run Tingz & Breakah feat Doubla J - Run Tingz Originals

Coming from Bristol, the UK’s home of mash-up music, this little slice of sunshine makes full use of all its musical roots. The original slab of ragga has been mixed up into something fit for a different dance. So proud to call itself jump-up, it's in the track title, this is low-down and dirty, gritty growling bass done with a smile, lifted by the original dancehall vocal and large sprinkling of dub sirens. Big tings for carnival!  

Unofficial Jah VIP - Dom & Roland - Metalheadz

Firstly; Dom & Roland, need we say more? Secondly; a Metalheadz skull disguised as a Zion lion! You already know this one, it’s the VIP! Seriously, we’re loving this release before it’s even hit the speakers. The veteran’s latest release is too big for words: the bass prowls powerfully, with a killer instinct at its heart. It’s an ominous and shady wedge of Kingston Town, steeped in sirens and all things dub, but leaves the sunshine vibes to the side.

Clusters (Remixes) - Dronelock - Shadow Story

In its original format, ‘Clusters’ is an excellent, edgy, piano–led off-beat groove — and Rivet’s remix is also very impressive. Adding a stepping rhythm and garbled foreign language samples, he turns it into a deft dancefloor groove.