Friday, 29 Apr 2005 /
A new clubnight has commenced on Sundays in Melbourne with Envy at Rouge Nightclub. Launched last weekend, the club will now settle into being a weekly event.
With Friday upon us, it's time for another radio update.
Deep Dish fans will be ecstatic with the news that the duo will play a five hour set when they play the Metro on Saturday 4 June as part of the “George Is On” Album Launch Australian Tour
Techno heavyweight Carl Cox, will be in London tonight (April 29) for his only London booked date of the year.
Best known for their re-working of Nirvana’s anthem “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, the German duo of DJ`s Oliver Goedicke and Jürgen Dohr, also known as the Warp Brothers return to Melbourne o
Thursday, 28 Apr 2005 /
It has been a long, cold year since his last ten-hour marathon party at Arc. However, New Yorkers are in luck as Danny comes around in support of his red-hot Global Underground Miami #27
Mylo gets his hands dirty and answers your questions in the Producer Playpen.
John Course is well know to house fans throughout Australia, as a guest at interstate parties, for his Melbourne residency at OneLove and now for his newest mix CD Vicious Cuts.
Summertime is almost here and the X-Press 2 boys across their 6 decks and 3 mixers seem to suit the season in London.
It seems our friends down at Sankeys Soap are literally on fire this summer.
James Curd of the Greenskeepers has recently been in town to play the Digital Electronic Day Music Festival last Monday. If you liked what you saw then you can catch him at his encore gig
This Saturday 30 April marks the One Year Anniversary for shOrtbreaks. To celebrate they will be having a party at the Public Office with DJs Fickuss, Fenton, Miyagi, Heath M
Soul Heaven are set to release a compilation from two understated house music stars, Kevin Hedge and Josh Milan known to many as the creative minds that make up Blaze.
Showcasing the latest sounds on Bryan G’s Liquid V (the sister label to V Recordings) label is the man himself.
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2005 /
Where Involver is a series for Sasha to produce unique remixes & edits and seamlessly merge them in compilation form this new release is something completely different.
Masters At Work and Jazzy Jeff will perform at London venue Canvas on May 28.
More Live artists and DJ's have been added to one of the UK's most popular Summer festivals.
In May this year Harmless Records will release a double mixed CD & LP in their ‘Life Styles’ series from Bugz In The Attic.
The Sounds Queens Birthday weekend party just got even bigger.
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2005 /
Dates have been released for the Deep Dish Australian tour in June and the promotional posters are already stuck on walls around Melbourne, where they will be playing the huge Metro
After a number of sucessful events, Vicious strikes once more with the finest techno lineup around on May 1st.
RA got in touch with Danny, to talk about how the album came about, what the story is behind his impressive shirt collection and what else is keeping him busy of late. All this and more in
Back again on the August Bank Holiday weekend at the Old Liverpool Airfield, Creamfields brings a host of arenas, many of the world's top DJs and a wide open outdoor grassy space for the 1
Monday, 25 Apr 2005 /
With the first sustained glimpses of summer on the horizon, harbour (ok river) cruises are the order of the season.
The Platinum Pied Pipers announce USA tour dates to promote debut album Triple P.
Opening from June 20 until September 20 the weekly Tuesday night party will take place on the hollowed floorboards of Pacha Ibiza.
This year (kicking off on May 2 over five days) Mercedes Australian Fashion Week will celebrate 10 years of presenting the Spring / Summer collections of Australia and the Asia Pacific's b
BBC's Rob Da Bank signs to USA booking agency Chaotica.
Friday, 22 Apr 2005 /
Satoshi will be releasing ES on SAW Recordings, the first in a two part album series.
In his own words: "It all started when I used to eat uranium for breakfast". Read on to find out how uranium can turn you into one of the world's most respected artists.
Finally, what London has always needed “music all night long for an open-minded polysexual crowd who either like to dress up, or like to dress down”.
Another week and another Friday Radio Update!
Swede, Adam Beyer provides the latest album release for Fabric Records – Fabric 22.
Live act NuBreed will take over the Esplanade Hotel's beautiful Gershwin Room for a show on Saturday 30 April.
488 John Askew's is a man pushing the UK Tech-Trance sound with much success over recent years in both DJ booth and studio.
Italian live act Nu NRG are now doing two dates in Melbourne this weekend with appearances at Majik and Digital.
The Greenskeepers live band have cancelled their tour and won't be playing at the Digital Electronic Day Music Festival. The Scratch Perverts, Slam, The Hacker and more will still be there
Thursday, 21 Apr 2005 /
There's no escaping Proton Radio's mighty fury as it drops its first release.
Pole Folder celebrates the release of his artist album this weekend.
Mauro Picotto's Meganite party returns to Wednesday nights at Privelege on the white isle.
Armin comes in to blow out the birthday candles.
Winding up our WMC Perspectives this year that includes Porter, Carl Cox, Howells, Cattaneo, Gerrard, Patrick and Tyler - Burridge & Demi provide RA with their WMC Perspectives.
Deep Dish and Danny Howells in town to celebrate Sounds 6th Birthday at the Hordern
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2005 /
Hosting the night, fresh from Miami, will be James Zabiela and Lee Burridge spinning back to back.
Desyn will be returning from a series of Overseas dates, including a recent tour to Australia, to headline the quality London Thursday night Stripped.
It's ready. On May 17th, 2005, the often delayed two-CD The Solarium/Delirium set will feature remixes from Sasha, Roger Sanchez and Francis K.
Bugged Out kicked off their ‘Suck My Deck’ series with Ivan Smagghe this time last year and will return with the boss of the Crosstown Rebels imprint Damian Lazarus stepping up to the cont
New York DJ Danny Krivit will be making his Australian debut appearance on 11 June at Seven Nightclub, Melbourne.
Tuesday, 19 Apr 2005 /
Did someone say "Deep Dish Tour"? No, it's not a cruel rumour this time. They'll be here in June.
Independence Day has never looked better for Global Underground.
Missed out on Glastonbury tickets? Not to worry ...RA brings news of the dates and full line-up of the second annual Glade Festival.
France's biggest electronic music festival turns three in May.
Two great German DJ/producers in one equally great Barcelona venue. What more do you want?
Monday, 18 Apr 2005 /
Headlining act Infusion causes tickets to fly out the door in record time!
London Calling, the International Dance & Urban Music Event, will be calling out to the underground, not the underworld from June 10 - 11th, 2005.
A new compilation and tour from OM Records heralds the arrival of spring.
Friday, 15 Apr 2005 /
This special mid-weeker at fabric, on Thursday May 26, is presented by the festivals main sponsor (and rather the tasty) San Miguel.
Returning for its 2nd year the Bestival takes over the Isle of White on September 9, 10, 11 with a huge line-up of over 100 artists ferrying it over to Robin Hill Country Park.
RA recently interviewed German DJ/Producer Kai Tracid before his trip to the Digital Electronic Day Music Festival on April 25. Who would have thought he started out as a Hip Hop DJ
Two huge names in Northern clubland have teamed up together for The Northern Soundsystem.
The crazy Lasergun crew are set to run amok at Honkytonks this Sunday 17 April.
It’s that time of the week again and the Friday Radio Update is back!
Brazilian drum ‘n’ bass maestro DJ Marky (aka Marco Antonio da Silva) is next inline to front the second installment of the acclaimed Bingo Sessions compilations.
Erol Alkan is the next to step into the Bugged Out studio with a 2CD package from one of the clubs most popular residents.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2005 /
Laurent returns for the Spring edition of his residency this Saturday taking over the sound system in the main room and lounge for the entirety of the night.
Holland’s Extrema have put the final touches to their May indoor festival - Novalectra.
After the success of Sasha Involved Orlando benefit which raised over US$10,000 he has thrown his weight behind UNICEF and the children devastated by the recent Asian Tsunami.
Melbourne DJ and producer Nick Thayer jets north this weekend to spread the musical love at the Empire Hotel in Brisbane.
Hard edged and a rapidly rising star, Wigan born Eddie Halliwell has landed ‘The Residency’ at Radio One.
Melbourne DJ Phil K
is definately taking on the world with his new Y4K
release on Distinctive, and an e
The Platinum Pied Pipers long awaited debut album ‘Triple P’ arrives on May 10 through Ubiquity Records which is great news for fans of the eccentric duo.
Nuphonic favourites Idjut Boys celebrate the launch of their new mix album 'Press Play', at London’s The End on Friday April 22 at 18 West.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2005 /
Earlier this month we announced that in aid of the current humanitarian disaster situation in the Sudan Tribal Gathering would through their first outdoor event for 8 year in Leeds, July..
Europe is spoilt for choice this summer with an amazing array of Festivals on offer for those willing to travel a little bit in search of live musical performances at their rawest.
The lads from Infusion will be given the perfect setting for their next appearance in Melbourne, fresh from Miami and on the eve of jetting off to the Northern Hemisphere festival s
With Balance 007 about to make a big impact in stores very soon, we catch up with New York based Chris Fortier who discusses in depth his views on the three disc album.
UK DJ Joe Ransom starts his Australian tour tonight on the Gold Coast. His trip is sure to provide a fresh set of tunes and whole new outlook to beats, breaks, ragga and hip hop for
Never afraid to drop a groovy funk fuelled bassline, likeable Ian Pooley, has compiled and mixed a brand new compilation for NRK which will be released early this Summer.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2005 /
On the eve of their debut at Sydney’s premier club night, Sweetchilli, RA had the pleasure of speaking to one of the scene’s future headliners, Tones & Max Plowman.
Over the years many of the most prestigious names in clubland have graced the ClubClass decks in Maidstone, Kent and the trend continues with a bank holiday special.
After last year's successful competition and events, Nokia has set out this year to give that special unsigned artist or group an even bigger push into the music industry.
The second release from the ‘Club Republic’ series comes in the form of ‘Trance Republic’ a triple CD mixed Agnelli & Nelson, Darren Tate (AKA DT8 Project/ Jurgen Vries etc) & rising star
It includes the band's first trip to Russia and their first appearances at both Homelands, The Exit Festival and The Glade Festival, Tribal Gathering and many others.
After news that the 2005 Glastonbury tickets had sold out in record time without a confirmed line-up yet being announced, we are excited to reveal the list of artists already confirmed.
His performances in Miami, especially at the 112 after party were nothing short top drawer and now Richard West, known to most as Mr C, has announced a New imprint.
Monday, 11 Apr 2005 /
Subliminal sessions will be hosted at the Nation and feature a 6 hour set from the man him self, Eric Morillo in the Main Room.
Drum 'n' bass fiends are set to take over the Colonial Hotel aka Brown Alley on Friday 6 May when Big Bud makes his debut Australian performance to support the release of his new al
As you can see - RA has had a bit of a facelift. A redesign to two of the most fundamental features...
This man has simultaneously helped open minds to new music and bodies burn calories on the dance floor.
Stereonova, the exciting collaboration of Alessandro Russo aka Slok (Musician/DJ /Producer) and Davide Casaccia (DJ) have teamed up with Freyia for their next release ‘Massive’, which will
While everyone’s waiting excitedly for the arrival of summer before easy-jetting over to Ibiza to party to the latest tunes, a few Ibiza residents have been busy getting together and pooli
London’s nightspot Lady Pacha, is twisting on her heels as she bounds into spring. Having established herself firmly in the minds of London’s house music fraternity Spring and summer will
Friday, 08 Apr 2005 /
After two very successful outings the Basement Jaxx intimate monthly party ‘Inside Out’ will return again this month at Jamm.
Following the massive success of their last night with Desyn, and their appearance at Sankeys Soap along with Sir Digweed, the Rhythm Factory return home to the Music Box with yet a
On Friday 15th April, Soul Heaven returns to London with their soul drenched vibes and uplifting house.
After an absence due to a hot southern summer, and a cold northern winter the Friday Radio Update returns with a bang!
An Ibiza institution, Judgement Sunday’s will return for it’s weekly madness with the general Judge Jules in full command.
A huge party has been announced for the eve of the coming May Bank holiday on Sunday 29 May. Lovebox present Bang the Box which will feature five rooms of London dance music in an o
It seems the punters have been ahead of RA on chasing new of the forthcoming Danny Howells
tour of Australia. No
Carl Cox's Hot, Excited, Lovable, Dark & Interesting Miami WMC
Hernan Cattaneo & Steve Gerrard provide ther Miami WMC Perspectives.
San Francisco’s Loveslap label deliver their second ‘Heartbeat’ CD compiled & mixed by label favourite Julius Papp.
Thursday, 07 Apr 2005 /
With his 'Sullen Look' album about to drop on Peacefrog and his acid house cover version of Alexander O'Neal's 'Criticize' causing current dancefloor devastation, Marco Passarani will be p
Popsynth pioneers Erasure are touring the United States in April and June (not really news) ... but RA thinks it may be of interest to more diehard fans to know that Andy and Vince will be
The trio that have been keeping North Englands clubbers moving for over a decade - be it their involvment in the legendary Shindig night in Newcastle - return for a promising night to the
Boom parties return at Manchester this week along with two killer events for all you lovers of filthy electro beats. This Thursday, Boom presents a live perfomance by M.I.A joined by Diplo
This one is for the breakbeat fans of Melbourne. The old crew of Out of Order are reunited for one night on Sunday 24 April (ANZAC day eve) at their old home of The Lounge to party!
Not only did the Playstation keep him in tune throughout the conference, but he... like many DJs played at a massive number of parties.
Delivering the follow up to their first LP ‘The Outside Inn’, exciting hip hop trio Mnemonic Ascent (pronounced ne-monic ascent) have returned with a soundscape of new songs for their seco
On March 23rd many eyes were on the stage at Miami’s Pure Nightclub as the 2005 Club World Awards took place in front of a star-studded audience. Despite a sudden change in venues, patrons
Wednesday, 06 Apr 2005 /
Brett was raised in Dallas Texas and credits his mother's music collection as his earliest musical influences. Soft Cell, Prince, Motown, Human League, Kraftwerk and Stevie Wonder all help
Steve Porter and Tyler Stadius provide their WMC Perspectives.
London trance success story ‘Knowhere’ returns as usual on the 3rd Friday of the month (April 15).
Coming off the back of his well-received 'Devil's Advocate' and 'Live' albums and recent remixes for DJ Hell and Terence Fixmer, techno DJ Dave Clarke is on blistering form.
Renaissance and Dave Seaman return with another installment of The Therapy Sessions.
Lost London welcomes back Detroit techno god Jeff Mills in late May for a special Lost party with Mute’s Luke Slater also on show.
Tuesday, 05 Apr 2005 /
The Sun, Sand, Surf, poolside parties by day, huge festivals and intimate parties by night RA was there.
Danny Howells kicks off the 2005 Miami WMC Perspectives.
Derrick May is a name synonymous with electronic music. His heightened technical ability and extreme musical diversity as a DJ, have attained legendary and cult status worldwide.
New West Village nightspot Movida will play host to a special night this weekend as high profile electronic music artists come together on April 9th in aid of the recent Tsunami disaster.
In advance of FUSE-IN Detroit, this year's incarnation of Detroit's Electronic Movement Festival organised by techno pioneer Kevin Sauderson, RA brings you news of the Motor City Music Con
The Freerange Records label will release their first album taster from recent signing Robert Strauss.
The Balearic Sessions return to Pacha London on 30th April for another dose of Ibiza action. Giving us an early taste of summer residents from Ibiza’s daytime hot spot, Circo Loco DC10 wil
Monday, 04 Apr 2005 /
After three years, the Mushroom Jazz Tour
with Mark Farina
is rolling out once again.
Musica comes to Sydney to with a new and exciting series of monthly parties. Concentrating on bringing a selection of International and local talent across two rooms.
In response to the humanitarian crisis in Sudan, the UK dance community is joining forces to fundraise and bring global awareness to the situation facing huge numbers of displaced people.
Sónar have released the line-up of DJs, producers and showcases, which
are set to take Barcelona by storm in June.
The head honcho of the Reprezent crew, Roni Size will be hitting Australian and New Zealand shores for a winter tour in May.
For those of you who were considering to pickup tickets to the 2005 Glastonbury festival and forgot to get up early yesterday to try your chances at getting through will be sorry to hear t
Friday, 01 Apr 2005 /
Exciting Scottish duo Silicone Soul will celebrate their new album ‘Staring Into Space’ on Soma Recordings with an exclusive US performance at Cielo (18 Little West 12th Street) during NYC
Thanks to a continuous run of good form, the USA’s Mark Farina will return to Fabric’s room one on a high.
TCR label boss Rennie Pilgrem will release the popular ‘Gladiator’ track from his recent Pilgremage album as a single on his won label later this month.
Australian born, but now living in the UK, breaks talent Paul 'Smithmonger' Smith will release his next single this month.