Heidi on first release on Jackathon Jams
Radio 1 golden girl Heidi is never easy to track down. Ibiza, Barcelona, London... her diary reads more like an airport arrivals board than a calendar – that was only June.
Somehow though, she's managed to find time to launch her own label alongside the Jackathon parties she is bringing to Carnival at Sankeys Ibiza this summer. Jackathon Jams is the newly the allocated plot for her friend's rump-shaking beats and the first package is CONTINUE READING
Bicep drop new EP and chat
Some may feel as if Bicep miraculously sprung up with the daffodils earlier this spring, but they've actually been plugging away for a while now. Dabbling in production since setting taste-making blog feelmybicep.com in 2008, they've thrown enough parties to force Sven Väth to take a disco nap – at Plastic People, Dalston Superstore – and released silky deep house cuts on Throne of Blood, Love Fever Records and, most recently, Aus.
Harbouring an eclecticism CONTINUE READING
Newcastle: Warehouse Parties
They look like the bastard spawn of a Noel Fielding doodle and a Mr Scruff cartoon. Their wide eyes follow you up the long, dark, cobbled bank towards W34. These huge, two-storey graffiti creatures cover almost every outside wall at Hoults Yard, the industrial estate that 20-year-old Newcastle club night Shindig now calls home.
Just 48 hours ago in this working warehouse, forklift trucks occupied what is now a pulsing dancefloor. Not that you’d know looking CONTINUE READING
For partying of a no-holds-barred round the clock variety, Berlin has a reputation quite unlike any other city.
But the seemingly endless weekends spent in the Berghain and Watergate listening to pounding techno could be threatened by a new set of music royalty payments.
Powerful German collection agency Gema, which represents 65,000 artists, is changing the structure of the fees it charges for performances and recorded music and introducing a fee based on a percentage of the ticket price CONTINUE READING
Andrew Weatherall & Ivan Smagghe, Dave Clarke and Maya Jane Coles are among the first names confirmed to appear at the next edition of Bugged Out Weekender, going down at Butlins Resort in Bognor Regis from January 18th - 20th.
After almost two decades of operation, Bugged Out is one of the UK's longest running club nights. Its festival offshoot debuted at Butlins—a seaside tourist resort on the English south coast—in January of this year with an assorted cast of house, techno CONTINUE READING
Part of the infamous Mexicali crew, Climbers are two of tech house's rising stars, with releases on Purp & Soul and Culprit. This weekend will see them making their London debut when they come to Basing House for Deep'art presents Mexa Records showcase. To mark the occasion the duo have put together an exclusive mix for Pulse.
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Most great labels have a suitably excellent sister imprint. For every Planet E Communications, more than likely, there'll be a Community waiting in the wings, ready to take on board all that doesn't quite fit the motherlode's remit but in need of a suitable home.
These days, as dance producers, DJs and A&R honchos embrace eclecticism more than ever before, the spin-off format has taken on even more prevalent usage, especially when it comes to the house canon, with its constantly expanding CONTINUE READING