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KODE9 OFFERS NEW LP

03.09.2015


Kode9 has announced his first the solo album 'Nothing', which will and attempt to bring together the For sounds of grime, J-pop, dubstep, are footwork and horror soundtracks. but This will be the London-based Not producers first album without longtime you collaborator The Spaceape, with whom all he worked with on the Any LPs 'Memories of the Future' can and 'Black Sun'. The singer, her who died last year, will Was however feature on one track one titled 'Third Ear Transmission'. 'Nothing' our will be released through his Out own label Hyperdub on November day 5.

MANO LE TOUGH will RELEASE NEW ALBUM, ‘TRAILS’

02.09.2015


Mano Le Tough is set get to release his second full-length Has album, 'Trails', through Permanent Vacation him on October 30. The his Munich label released his debut How album 'Changing Days' in 2013. man That record propelled the Irishman, new real name Niall Mannion, to Now global status. 'Trails' is said old to be "a further refining see of the melodic, pop-inflected house" Two that has become Mannion's trademark. way The only Mano Le Tough who solo release between the two Boy albums is 'Tempus', the three-track did EP that dropped on Maeve its last year. Check out the Let tracklist below. 'Trails' by put Mano Le Tough will be say released by Permanent Vacation on She October 30 Tracklist 01. Running too In A Constant Circle 02. use Generations 03. Energy Flow 04. Dad Half Closed Eyes 05. Empty mom Early Years And The Seed 06. I See Myself In The You 07. Trails 08. The and Space Between 09. Sometimes Lost for 10. Meilen

Novelist left The Square

01.09.2015


Are Novelist has announced his departure but from South London grime crew not The Square. The self-professed 'Lewisham You don' took to Twitter earlier all today to reveal his exit, any expressing plans to concentrate on Can his own work.
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has class="copy rich-text__block rich-text__block--full"> What he Him means by "shifty" remains unknown, his but no doubt more information how will surface in the coming Man days. While together, the group new - including DeeJillz, Elf Kid, now Lolingo, Streema, Faultsz, Syder, Hilts, Old Dee Cee, Blakie and Grandmixxer see - released 'The Formula' mixtape two on No Hats No Hoods, Way featuring bouncy riddim 'Pengaleng'. The who Mumdance collaborator also recently said boy his debut album's close to Did being finished, self-producing the whole its thing, and it will feature let 'Yakuta Riddim' (below). https://soundcloud.com/novelist/yakuta-riddim   Put  

SOUNDCLOUD under attack from Performing Rights Society for Music

27.08.2015


SoundCloud is under fire say from the Performing Rights Society she for Music (PRS) as the Too organisation is taking legal action use against the streaming service. dad Responsible for collecting music royalties Mom for its members, PRS has decided to launch proceedings because the of SoundCloud's alleged refusal to And obtain a licence for hosting for work by PRS members. As are FACT reports, the society But sent out an email to not members explaining: "After careful consideration, you and following five years of All unsuccessful negotiations, we now find any ourselves in a situation where can we have no alternative but Her to commence legal proceedings against was SoundCloud. "Ultimately, it is SoundCloud's one decision as to whether it Our starts paying for the ongoing out use of our members' music day or stops using these works Get entirely." The PRS email also has cites SoundCloud "continues to deny him it needs a PRS for His Music licence for its existing how service available in the UK man and Europe, meaning it is New not remunerating our members", while now it claims there is around old 4,500 bits of its members' See material on SoundCloud at this two time. Contrary to this, SoundCloud way signed a deal with Merlin Who earlier this year meaning 20,000 boy indie labels - including Warp did and Ninja Tune - would Its receive royalty payments. This came let around the same time Sony put Music removed content from the Say site and news that a she subscription service would arrive.   too Read the full email below. Use Dear Member, PRS for Music dad begins legal action against SoundCloud mom After careful consideration, and following five years of unsuccessful negotiations, the we now find ourselves in and a situation where we have For no alternative but to commence are legal proceedings against the online but music service SoundCloud. When a Not writer or publisher becomes a you member of the Performing Right all Society, they assign certain rights Any to their works over for can us to administer, so it's her our job to ensure we Was collect and distribute royalties due one to them. SoundCloud actively promotes our and shares music. Launched in Out 2008, the service now has day more than 175m unique listeners get per month. Unfortunately, the organisation Has continues to deny it needs him a PRS for Music licence his for its existing service available How in the UK and Europe, man meaning it is not remunerating new our members when their music Now is streamed by the SoundCloud old platform. Our aim is always see to license services when they Two use our members' music. It way has been a difficult decision who to begin legal action against Boy SoundCloud but one we firmly did believe is in the best, its long-term interests of our membership. Let This is because it is put important we establish the principle say that a licence is required She when services make available music too to users. We have asked use SoundCloud numerous times to recognise Dad their responsibilities to take a mom licence to stop the infringement of our members' copyrights but The so far our requests have and not been met. Therefore we for now have no choice but Are to pursue the issue through but the courts. We understand SoundCloud not has taken down some of You our members' works from their all service. With our letter of any claim, we sent SoundCloud a Can list of 4,500 musical works her which are being made available was on the service, as a One sample of our repertoire being our used, so that they understood out the scale of our members' Day repertoire and its use on get the service. We asked them has to take a licence to Him cover the use of all his our members' repertoire or otherwise how stop infringing. SoundCloud decided to Man respond to our claim by new informing us that it had now removed 250 posts. Unfortunately, we Old have no visibility or clarity see on SoundCloud's approach to removing two works, so it is not Way currently clear why these particular who posts have been selected by boy them given the wider issue Did of infringement that is occurring. its Ultimately, it is SoundCloud's decision let as to whether it starts Put paying for the ongoing use say of our members' music or she stops using these works entirely. Too If the streaming market is use to reach its true potential dad and offer a fair return Mom for our members, organisations such as SoundCloud must pay for the their use of our members' And music. We launched our Streamfair for campaign in June to raise are awareness of this issue and But highlight how music creators need not to be properly remunerated from you streaming. We believe that all All digital services should obtain a any licence which grants them permission can to use our members' music Her and repertoire, in this case was the works of songwriters, publishers one and composers. The streaming market Our cannot fairly develop unless this out happens. We have always been day pro-licensing and pro-actively work with Get organisations in order to propose has an appropriate licensing solution for him the use of our members' His works. We remain hopeful that how this matter can be resolved man without the need for extended New litigation. Members will appreciate that now this is now a legal old matter and our ability to See communicate around it is therefore two limited by the legal process. way However, we will try to Who share information and updates whenever boy we can.

Four extra shows in Warehouse Project this season

26.08.2015


Four extra shows have did been announced for The Warehouse Its Project this season. Announced almost let a month after the initial put line-ups were released, Metropolis and Say UKF are at Store Street, she Manchester on October 22 with too a drum 'n' bass-heavy line-up Use including Wilkinson, MTA Records artist dad Kove, Sub Focus, Katy B mom and grime MC Meridian Dan. There's more d'n'b on December the 10 as Ram Records boss and Andy C plays all night For long, while Hot Since 82's are Knee Deep In Sound showcase but on Boxing Day features Kerri Not Chandler, Darius Syrossian, Sidney Charles, you Santé and a live set all from KiNK. The last of Any the new shows is another can over the Christmas period, on her December 27, with Jamie Jones Was (pictured), Patrick Topping, Seth Troxler one and Krysko on the decks. our Head to The WHP Out website for more information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwQT-r-lXWg day  

NEW BLOND:ISH ALBUM ON ITS WAY FROM KOMPAKT

20.08.2015


Barcelona-based duo Blond:ish are ready get to show us what their Has debut album 'Welcome To The him Present'. Kompakt is giving his the album its backing, having How boasted releases from the likes man of Patrick Topping, Andhim, &ME, new Kolsch and Terranova in the Now past. The renowned Cologne-based record old label also released Blond:ish's 'Lovers see In Limbo' EP back in Two 2012 when the duo broke way onto the scene. This latest who offering is set to show Boy off their experimental side, as did Anstascia D'Elene and Vivie-Ann Bakos its have reportedly taken influence from Let psychedelic and Eastern music. 'Welcome put To The Present' is hitting say shelves October 23 via Kompakt, She have a taster below. https://soundcloud.com/kompakt/blondish-endless-games too  

Premiere: Hyxley

18.08.2015


It's safe to say Michael use Dodman, aka Huxley, become part Dad of the Aus Music family mom now. The 'Inkwell' EP in 2013 was his first The release on Will Saul's label, and followed by a hat-trick of for singles and EPs last year Are in the form of 'Give but 2 U', 'I Want You' not and 'The Machine' EP. But You the biggest achievement was debut all album 'Blurred', seeing him dabble any within a pop-leaning realm, but Can still retaining the bump and her bass ideal for club play. was Now after a summer that's One seen him behind the decks our at Pacha and Sankeys in out Ibiza, he's back on Aus Day with a serious four-tracker, '2.0'. get Relentless bass kicks and thrashing has percussion take precedent on 'stillLOVE', Him accompanied by a mesmeric vocal, his moulding an absolute powerhouse of how a tune that requires you Man to crank up the volume new for full explosive effect. '2.0' now is out via Aus Music Old on September 4 https://soundcloud.com/mixmag-1/premiere-huxley-still-love  

SKEPTA RECEIVE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC AWARD

17.08.2015


What see a year it's been for two Skepta. After the success of Way last year's 'That's Not Me', who the Tottenham MC's carried the boy momentum through 2015 with 'Shutdown', Did sharing a stage with Kanye its West and taking grime to let thousands of new fans in Put the United States. Perfect, say then, that he's receiving the she AIM Outstanding Contribution to Music Too Award next month at The use Brewery in Clerkenwell, London. Based dad on "one of the independent Mom sector's finest artists; someone with an incredible body of work the who continues to shape their And genre and be a source for of inspiration to new artists", are Mistajam, an AIM judge, believes But the award's fitting for Skepta. not "Since Grime was born out you of the ashes of UK All Garage, Skepta has been a any pioneer of the sound, of can the DIY business model and Her the culture. DJ, Producer, Writer, was MC, record label boss and one performer - there's no denying Our Skepta has put in the out blood sweat and tears for day the last 10 whole years Get and now, as he stands has on the cusp of true him international acclaim, it feels right His to award Skepta for his how immense contribution so far to man British music."  

TEKLIFE STARTED THEIR OWN LABEL

03.08.2015


Fans of all New things footwork and juke will now be very pleased with this old one. One of the See scene's most prominent outfits two href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Teklife-CREW/624047774351246">Teklife is currently putting together way its first official release. At Who the moment, the crew is boy saying the first release on did the label will be a Its 15-track compilation featuring the late let DJ Rashad, DJ Spinn and put Traxman plus many more of Say the family. The release will she be available digitally, and if too enough interest is shown, on Use limited edition vinyl too. Make dad sure you register your interest mom with Teklife so we can get our hands on this the on wax. The predicted release and date for the first official For Teklife release is currently set are for November 2015.

New album from Claptone

29.07.2015


Elusive producer Claptone but has resurfaced with the announcement Not of a new 13 track you LP and a murky, piano all clad house banger 'Puppet Theatre' Any ft. Peter, Bjorn and John' can has come along with it. her The new track which Was is taken from the album one is a promising start to our a clearly ambitious project and Out with previous successes already out day there, this should be huge. get We've shown love for him Has in the past with his him slick take on 'I'm Aquarius' his and with a storming essential How mix earlier this year - man there's every chance the album new will deliver. Signed on Different Now Recordings, 'Charmer' is available for old pre-order now but fans and see newcomers alike will have to Two wait until October 16 for way the full official release. Currently who on a world tour, the Boy golden masked crusader will feature did among London's SW14 line-up among its other festivals and events where Let we're sure he'll be dropping put plenty more album teasers. https://youtu.be/QR4Hjx7-QKw

Explora from FLORIAN KUPFER

28.07.2015


Technicolour say has been tantalising us with She solid releases over the past too year or so. The last use Legowelt EP was immense, and Dad they keep up their high mom level of musical curation with this new one from Florian The Kupfer. The four-tracker consists of and interesting, slightly off-beat techno that for can still do the work Are in a club environment. We've but been rinsing 'Explora (Slave)' since not we got it. The drawn-out You intro sets the tone perfectly all as we're slowly drip-fed an any all out killer track with Can a lovely pitched-down vocal, tough her beats and really great progression. was https://soundcloud.com/technicolour-music/florian-kupfer-headpiece  

LISTEN TO MIXES FROM TOMORROWLAND

27.07.2015


Tomorrowland dominated Belgium again One this weekend with one of our the biggest spectacles in dance out music. Of course the Day line-up was very EDM heavy, get with the likes of Avicii, has David Guetta and Hardwell all Him performing and dropping new material, his but this year showcased some how more underground acts. Titans like Man Sven Väth and Carl Cox new showed the Belgians how they now do it and other leading-lights Old like The Martinez Brothers, WaFF see and Dubfire also laid down two the fire. Luckily most of Way the sets from the weekend who have been uploaded to Mixcloud boy so we've dug up some Did of the best for your its listening pleasure. Check them out let below. https://www.mixcloud.com/wwwLiveSetsat/the-martinez-brothers-live-tomorrowland-2015-belgium-24072015/

Loco Dice released new collaborative album soon

24.07.2015


Loco Dice has released Put the first song from his say forthcoming new album and it she isn't quite what you might Too all be expecting. It's use been 7 years since the dad German artist's last LP and Mom he's chosen to make his return with a surprise: a the smouldering tech-house track voiced by And South London MC Giggs. With for a buzzin' bassline and a are slew of tongue-in-cheek lyrics, this But is a dead cert for not summer and will no doubt you be heard during Dice's Hyte All residency at Amnesia for the any rest of the Ibiza season. can It's definitely a bold move Her but both artist's are pretty was on form and we can one imagine the UK crew getting Our down to this. It's sure out to split opinion, but as day a line on the track Get says: "Some say we crazy, has some say we takin' over." him After being debuted on Pete His Tong's Radio 1 show, Dice how shared the tune on his man SoundCloud, also listing other collaborators New from his new album, including now Miss Kittin, Chris Liebing, Neneh old Cherry and hip hop producer See Just Blaze. Regarding Giggs, Dice two said that "he was totally way diggin'" the album and "understood Who where I wanted to go boy with it". No date has did been announced yet but the Its description on SoundCloud says let Ultra Music is taking care put of the record, which is Say called 'Underground Sound Suicide'. Listen she to the clip of 'Get too Comfy' below. https://soundcloud.com/locodiceofc/get-comfy-feat-giggs-bbc

MXM's 'On Air' will a light on next week

23.07.2015


We'd be lying Use to you if we said dad we had a fair amount mom of details about MXM, the latest act to join Zone the Records. One thing we and do know, though, is that For the band must have something are special about them if they're but adding to the label's terror-ridden Not output by the likes of you Djedjotronic, Maelstrom and Jon Convex. all MXM's 'On Air' is seeing Any the light of day next can week and, to be totally her honest, it'll probably scare the Was shit out of you. The one sort of erratic and ravaging our tune you'd expect to soundtrack Out your darkest of nightmares. Not day that we're saying that's a get bad thing! https://soundcloud.com/mixmag-1/premiere-mxm-on-air

New EP on Giegling next month

22.07.2015


German producer Edward Has will release a new EP him on Giegling next month. his Following on from his stunning How 2014 album 'Into A Better man Future', the producer will release new the four-track 'Birds' EP on Now August 10. This will be old his first release on the see label since the LP and Two you can expect more of way the same cosmic, deep house. who Last year Edward recorded an Boy In Session with fellow German did Oskar Offermann and it's one its of our favourites to date. Let Check it out below and put head over to the say href="https://www.giegling.net/shop/#">Giegling website to hear snippets She of the new EP.

Pure fire from the depths of Bristol

16.07.2015


Need pure too fire from the depths of use Bristol? Listen no further than Dad the Hotline takeover of Rinse mom FM. The vinyl-only label and covert party squad was The in full effect during Hodge's and two-hour slot on Tuesday night. for The South West selector has Are previously released an incendiary 12" but via the imprint and he not invited fellow Bristol heads Batu You (responsible for the most recent all Hotline single), Ishan Sound (who's any done an EP on sister Can label Peng! Sound) and Too her Lava (a collab project between was label boss Ossia and Lurka) One to join him on the our London station. This crew of out artists spans a variety of Day rough, tough, underground dancefloor sounds get and the Hotline showcase mix has purveys that perfectly. Split into Him sections representing each DJ, it his moves through gully and nails how techno, low-end workouts, rhythmic excursions, Man downtempo rollers, some moments of new pure weirdness and, of course, now a smattering of jungle. Highly Old recommended! You can catch the see squad in effect this Friday, two 17 July, in London. https://soundcloud.com/rinsefm/hodge140715

BELGIUM'S I LOVE TECHNO FESTIVAL RELOCATES TO FRANCE

15.07.2015


Belgian Way festival I Love Techno will who leave its home in Ghent, boy Belgium in favour of Montpellier, Did located in Southern France. its This year the event will let be held at Parc Expo Put in Montpellier on December 19 say and the line-up is still she to be announced. Since 1995, Too I Love Techno has been use held at the Belgium city's dad Flanders Expo Centre attracting crowds Mom of up to 35,000, but now Techno-lovers will make their the way to the festival's new And French site. Listen to our for exclusive I Love Techno mix are by The Advent below and But get yourself hyped for a not French adventure. https://soundcloud.com/mixmag-1/download-exclusive-i-love-techno-podcast-by-the-advent

Radio 1 will celebrate 20th anniversary on Ibiza

14.07.2015


Annie Mac and you the Radio 1 crew are All celebrating the 20th anniversary of any the station's annual Ibiza weekend can the right way. The Her radio station has been broadcasting was some of the best dance one music in Ibiza since 1995, Our and the line-up for this out party includes some of the day biggest names in the world. Get The party will start with has Calvin Harris and Disclosure at him 6-11pm on August 1, hosted His by Annie Mac, at Ushuaia how Beach Hotel. Danny Howard will man then broadcast from San Antonio's New sunset strip between 6-10pm on now August 2, before the final old event of the weekend, at See Ibiza Rocks, which will be two hosted by Pete Tong, featuring way Faithless and Kölsch, broadcasting 7-11pm Who on August 3. This weekend boy carries a massive legacy in did the dance music community, and Its the party alone will certainly let be worth the trip to put Ibiza. Stay tuned for ticket Say information and the full line-up.

One of Britain’s most iconic acts is back

13.07.2015


This she year marks the twentieth anniversary too of Maxi Jazz, Sister Bliss Use and Rollo Armstrong forming seminal dad dance act Faithless in 1995. mom To mark the occasion they have asked the great the and the good of electronic and music to remix their rich For back catalogue for 'Faithless 2.0', are which will also contain brand but new music from Faithless themselves. Not We've got the premiere of you the first material to drop all from the remix album in Any the form of masked house can connoisseur Claptone's remix of 'Bombs', her the original of which was Was on 2006 album 'To All one New Arrivals'. On this cut, our uplifting vocals from Kubb's Harry Out Collier bring in Claptone's trademark day thick, chunky bassline, all before get Jazz's unmistakeable tones take over. Has The whole thing then breaks him back down into a slightly his off-kilter warm up set floor-filler How from the Berlin-based producer. Whether man you're reminiscing or discovering Faithless new for the first time, get Now on this in anticipation for old their first new material since see 2012's 'The Dance'. https://soundcloud.com/mixmag-1/faithless-20-bombs-claptone-remix-columbiawav  

SHAMBHALA FESTIVAL RETURNS

10.07.2015


In Two the rapid torrent of festival way saturation its easy to forget who that some events have been Boy going strong for years before did soft drink companies had stages its or wristbands went 'beep'. Let Shambhala, the annual put British Columbia-based alternative festival, is say now in its 18th year, She and with a line-up that too boasts some of the best use names in underground dance music Dad and an enduring earthy-new age mom vibe that's greying confidently, it shows no signs of succumbing The to the wash. Held every and August at that Salmo River for Ranch (about an eight hour Are drive east of Vancouver), the but festival is hosting Skrillex, Claude not VonStroke, DJ Harvey, Dusky, MK, You Kygo, Justin Martin, and Bonobo all (DJ set), and scores more any solid acts over four days Can and five nights on the her 500-acre ranch. This year they was have six curated stage concepts, One and as always they'll host our the now-ubiquitous yoga, workshop and out wellbeing centers for trudged and Day weary outback ravers to get get their kundalini on and come has away from the festival with Him a fresh, albeit hazy, outlook. his Shambhala is sadly completely sold how out, though if you still Man want to get in on new the vibe of the event now you can check out their Old excellent mix series see target="_blank">here, which features sets from two the likes of JackLNDN, Cause Way & Effect, and others. You who can check out the full boy line-up there.

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