Friday, 30 Sep 2005 /
RA recently caught up with Umek to find out a little more about the Slovenian techno DJ and producer.
Hub of creative and design 01 Zero One is offering a course on Friday October 14 for people to capture a comprehensive first glance at the VJ scene.
The end of the year is fast approaching and it will soon be time to see out 2005 and party in 2006. The traditional way to do it in Melbourne is at Summadayze.
Thursday, 29 Sep 2005 /
Brighton’s ‘Full Cycle’ Recorded their Bristol Basement session three years ago to much acclaim. This month they are back with another edition of the action as it was on the night.
Sydneysiders love their beautiful blue harbour and what better way to celebrate it than a huge Harbourlife music party right next to the sparkling waters.
London club The End will celebrate a decade of operation this year with a series of events from October to December.
Wednesday, 28 Sep 2005 /
Andy Caldwell is undertaking an Australian tour in conjunction with the release of his new compilation "Late Night With Andy Caldwell" for new US label Swank Recordings.
Melbourne drum'n'bass outfit Kombat Bass go from strength to strength, reinforcing their presence in clubs and on internet radio with a new website launch.
On September 19th, the Dance Music Hall of Fame honoured its second annual round of inductees at an awards ceremony held at New York's Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom.
DMC will unveil a new series showcasing the harder sounds of today ‘Hard House Update’ and have selected Andy Farley to mix the first instalment.
After 8 months of hibernation Split are back to warm up the capital with more nights of quality techno hosting Voorn.
To coincide with the release of their second single off their hugely successful ‘The Understanding’ album Röyksopp have announced an 11 date UK tour.
The longest-running breakbeat label, TCR will reach its 100th release in November and have planed a European and UK tour to coincide.
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2005 /
After touring Japan and the US PQM returns to his adopted home town with a fresh new batch of tunes.
Po Na Na are breaking the belief that Size is everything with a series of UK DJ tours in smaller towns and even smaller venues.
Monday, 26 Sep 2005 /
Within the huge program for the Melbourne Festival are two multi-media events that are perfect for those up for something new or fans of electronica.
After a brief hiatus Adam Freeland’s six-piece band Freeland returns with a new single ‘Heel And Toe’ on his Brighton-based Marine Parade label.
Sounding as fresh now as it did then, Cr2 Records have announced they will re-release 'Breathe' with two new hot talents adding their flavour to one of the progressive genre’s most success
Carl Cox will be swapping business class flights and airport lounges for roadhouses and gas stations while he embarks on an extensive bus tour across the US and Canada.
Sunday, 25 Sep 2005 /
Out today is the debut artist album from the award winning Dutch tech trance duo Mark Norman - ‘Synchronicity’.
Friday, 23 Sep 2005 /
With the week drawing to a close, it's time for a Friday Radio Update.
RA had the opportunity to speak with Frank Xavier, Jamie Stevens, and Manuel Sharrad from Infusion before their recent gig in New York.
BBC Radio 1 has announced a fitting tribute to one of the greatest DJs and musical talent scouts to ever grace the planet. They have announced the inaugural John Peel Day - October 13.
RA talks to Rajko Müller to find out a little more about the monsters and the machines behind Isolée.
Thursday, 22 Sep 2005 /
One that has slipped through the net, but is certainly worthy of a mention is Luke Solomon & Derrick Carter’s latest release which flew across our desk, and straight into the player this w
Robbie Rivera's latest studio offering is the Jesus Jones sampling ‘Right Here’, drawing on his classic bass heavy house sound.
Robots and their troop of loyal fans will soon enjoy the sounds of Ellen Allien and Audion (Mathew Dear).
Pacha and soulful rhythmic house go hand in hand, so it’s fitting that Martin Solveig has selected the SW1 venue for his Defected album launch on October 1.
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2005 /
South American Hernan Cattaneo takes a break to answer RA's questions on the Digital age, Ibiza, his DJing and the Renaissance Masters future.
Anne Savage will be offering one lucky winner (plus an even more fortunate friend) the chance to join her for a gig in Canada through her website.
Over the past several months Earthcore has been fighting for the right to hold their 3 day festival at Undera after the City of Greater Shepperton refused to issue a permit.
Danny Tenaglia, James Zabiela, Layo & Bushwacka! and more will house you, me and 3000 others at We Love...Sunday's Closing party this weekend.
The beauty of electronic music is its constant evolution. Lee Burridge, has evolved the age old art of the Residency through his ‘365’ concept.
The next instalment of Skookum on October 7 will call in multi genre, heavy hitter Tom Middleton with his blend of varied and wonderful house.
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2005 /
Coburn’s recent hit has got a new lick of paint and remixes to boot!
For the first time they will be bringing their origami style show downunder with shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland with a full wheelbarrow of much justified hype in tow.
The infoamous Meltdown party returns to The Lizard Lounge in Dalls with another night of aural and visual pleasure on the cards.
Talented duo, The Jinks, have another studio effort in the offering - Inamorata.
Monday, 19 Sep 2005 /
The man otherwise known as Kings Of Tomorrow, gives his take on all things new and troubled.
Phil K and Luke Chable won't be needing to frequent any faux Irish pubs this weekend when the pair meet up in Dublin for the Collective Music's latest event.
Godskitchen will be aiming to send temperatures soaring with a giant Las Vegas style club session at the Newcastle Metro Arena.
Following ten years of successful parties in Germany, next month TDK Time Warp will make its first foray into Eastern Europe.
Young guns Omid16B, Demi and Desyn Masiello close out another season of house-infused hedonism on the White Isle.
Friday, 16 Sep 2005 /
Montreal main man Tiga has caused a stir with his unique upfront style. For his upcoming album ‘Sexor’ he is looking for the same reaction.
One of the most famous club nights to spring from the student scene, Chibuku Shake Shake, returns to Liverpool this weekend.
At last! Friday is here and we can kick it up and start enjoying the weekend. For those having a quiet one, here’s this week’s Friday Radio Update.
Kings of the electro disco Bugged Out! are back at The End this weekend, Saturday September 17.
Thursday, 15 Sep 2005 /
RA locks down Desyn Masiello and J Boogie for a few questions before the Loveparade San Francisco.
On his magical carpet of glamour house and soulful grooves, the Bob Sinclair Gallic show streaks into town this weekend for City Loud’s ‘Paris Calling’ at Turnmills.
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2005 /
As far as Australian Dance music is concerned yesterdays nominations were largely dominated by house producers though Infusion got a look in. Who would you vote for?
One of Melbourne's favourite nights with a progressive and open-minded flavour returns to the clubs this weekend. Welcome back Escape.
Kazell extends his growing reputation even further a field with the d-floor groover ‘Venice Dawn’ by by Hiratzka & Kazell feat Shirli McAllen out through Alternative Route Recordings.
Egg touring are bringing a host of quality artists to Australian shores in coming months.
Continuing with his third compilation, People 3: Both Sides of the Picture: Live, D:Fuse went to San Francisco’s Club Mighty and Austin’s The Life Room Nightclub to record each of his sets
The Gallery at Turnmills has called in a huge line-up to blow out the two Birthday candles on Friday September 30.
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2005 /
NYC DJ David Hollands has used the Nintendo DS Electroplankton ‘game’ to create a track in its entirety.
New Wave Radio have launched their brand new monthly radio show on Ministry Of Sound Radio.
Thursday September 22 will mark the Big Apple return of club rocker Donald Glaude to tear up the Canal room.
The "it" boys of trance, Above & Beyond and Dallas deep house sensation JT Donaldson get all loved up about the Loveparade San Francisco.
This weekend will see Canadian minimal techno pioneer Richie Hawtin return to Fabric on 17th September for the first time this year ahead of the next installment in his DE9 mix series.
The Renaissance Ball hits Sydney town again, this time with one of the strongest lineups to date.
Monday, 12 Sep 2005 /
Hot on the heels of their new album "A Night On Earth", Crazy Penis join the Parklife Festival tour of Australia and also stop by Melbourne for a party.
Minneapolis will get a special treat this coming Friday September 16 as renowned dance music producer Habersham and Dave Preston performing at The Quest.
The Czech Republic's most famous club, the Roxy Nod in Prague has recently been forced to close its doors due to noise control issues.
Audio Therapy has already been around for half a decade. To celebrate, the head honcho himself has compiled an album full of exclusive new material.
Sunday, 11 Sep 2005 /
It's internationals galore at Melbourne's Honkytonks for the four weeks from late September to late October with three big acts dropping in to the small yet chic club.
Allen & Heath are continually at the forefront of DJ technology and the release of the pioneering mixer/controller, the Xone:3D is another example of their constant ambition.
Saturday, 10 Sep 2005 /
The Jim Carrey of dance music, Lee Burridge, and Porterhouse DJ and producer, Steve Porter, chat to RA about the upcoming Love Parade in San Francisco.
The most anticipated party in the Sydney New Years Day party diary announces the big names for 2006.
Friday, 09 Sep 2005 /
Jeff Mills has made available a new 3 track, 12" EP on Axis Records.
Azuli's David Piccioni will be reunited with longtime friend David Morales when he plays Def Mix Ibiza at Pacha this weekend.
X-Press 2 make a welcome return to The Cross for an all night music session.
The October long weekend is always one that clubbers look forward to around Sydney (and across the nation for that matter).
Thursday, 08 Sep 2005 /
Huge grins on the faces of winners, queues around the block from those unable to obtain Awards night tickets. The House Music Awards are back in 2005 and with a vengeance!
It is now less than 3 weeks until the arrival of Roots Manuva in New Zealand and Australia to perform live with a six piece band.
Australian DJ Robbie Lowe embarks on a UK tour with a pair of events showcasing a sound he has developed downunder.
Just when you thought the October long weekend couldn’t get any better, Sounds have announced an Infusion appearance, in the midst of their hectic schedule over the European summer.
Classic Records label heads Derrick Carter & Luke Solomon are back for the next capital dirty house barrage.
Wednesday, 07 Sep 2005 /
Believe it or not, but San Francisco house label Om Records is ten years old.
Internationally renowned DJ Jo Mills and legendary promoter Charlie Chester have ended their association with Circo Loco at DC10 in Ibiza and have packed their bags for Asia.
Ashley, Rocky and Diesel will be giving it everything they've got at Viva this Thursday at Space Ibiza.
The creators of London’s best festival South West Four will celebrate the 4th Birthday of their legendary Heat parties on Saturday September 24 at the prestigious Brixton Academy.
After two successful first stints, Soho based (UK) house label Defected Records have announced a make over for their popular ‘Most Rated’ series.
Godskitchen is one of the undisputed kings of dance festivals and club tours. This year the annual tour is back in Australia with an all star lineup.
Princess Superstar’s releases her fifth album ‘My Machine’ – an excursion into 21st Century pop.
Tuesday, 06 Sep 2005 /
A little over two weeks to go before the DJs, crowds and floats start heading west on Market Street, RA ventured down to the headquarters of the LoveParade SF.
Issst has a habit of keeping its finger on the pulse, and the next instalment with Tomas Anderson and Nathan Fake suggests the trend is going to continue.
Bedrock is back! Thursday night faithful get ready for another Bedrock school night extravaganza - this time at Fabric.
Rowan is not the only special guest to be making an appearance this week and with Cabin Crew and Mark Dynamix also on the lineup it is set to be a massive night.
Monday, 05 Sep 2005 /
West London house label NRK music continue to fortify their reputation as quality house peddlers by signing another huge record out of New York.
This month Hed Kandi will celebrate their 50th release and return of thier infamous road-block parties on the last Saturday of every month in London.
Renegade Hardware and sister label Barcode Recordings will showcase a number of their future gems through the upcoming ‘Future Beats Vol.3’ album.
Sunday, 04 Sep 2005 /
Word on the industry streets has it that internationally renowned Radio1 Disc Jockey whose name proceeds him will launch a new mix series.
Friday, 02 Sep 2005 /
DJ Hell’s music has traversed the channel through his International Deejay Gigolo record label and willlaunch their first London residency.
With another weekend just on the horizon, it’s time for another Friday Radio Update!
London Elektricity will release their second album 'Power Ballards' in early October. After their debut success press and the public are expecting another fresh quality mix of d'n'b sounds
Thursday, 01 Sep 2005 /
As the day of the final draws close the entrants for each state have now been announced. Will they topple reigning Australian champion Staen 1?
DJ Three will release both his and the Hallucination labels first 'official' DJ-Mix CD with the upcoming Hallucienda project.
News of Steve Lawler's latest project on GU have been slowly filtering in and we've finally got a hold of the latest juicy details.
The End's As One night will showcase the Skint 10th Anniversary party this coming weekend, September 3rd.
Starf*cker presents the Suicide Sports Club will again return to Herbal for another installment of house, breaks, tech and lively sounds at one of London’s best parties.
It's official - Desyn Masiello has been confirmed as the next DJ to mix part 8 of the Balance series. You can view the tracklisting to see what Desyn has to offer with this mix.
This one is bound to be special as Rennie is also hitting the regional towns, so get out there and show your love for breaks!
Wednesday, 31 Aug 2005 /
The head of Obese Records returns with a new album, Axis, which is sure to prove huge on playlists thanks to Pegz's addictive lyrics.