Tuesday, 31 Jan 2006 /
Vitalic completed his Big Day Out duties in Melbourne last weekend and tonight will play an encore live show before shuffling off for next weekends BDO commitments.
The Superfreq returns with a new format on February 12, upping the anti in 2006 as it steps up from its previous monthly Saturday night residency to a weekly Sunday affair.
The UMF returns to the Miami WMC for what looks to be its best event yet with Hawtin, Tenaglia, Prodigy, Cattaneo, Cox, PvD, Howells and Morillo to name drop but a few.
Monday, 30 Jan 2006 /
Local and highly regarded DJ, Gavin Keitel takes to the Honkytonks baby grand in Melbourne this weekend.
A welcome antidote to the thumping sounds of main room bass bins this compilation is the third studio album from Skeewiff.
The UK house music stable is going bigger and better this year with a move away from the poolside to the beach side.
Since its inception in 2004, the innovative idea that is Icon Collective has grown exponentially.
DJ Pierre’s solo album, the ‘Afro Acid Project’ has had its release date pushed back from March to May 2006.
Swedish DJ and Producer Jeff Bennet headlines Phuture in Manchester on Feb 10.
Sunday, 29 Jan 2006 /
After a massive 2005, The Low End Specialists are gearing up for a productive 2006 in and out of the studio.
Melbourne radio station Kiss FM stages a fundraiser event on the Labour Day long weekend with appearances from DJs Sean Quinn, Ivan Gough, Phrase, and more.
Saturday, 28 Jan 2006 /
RA teams up with superb dance download site xpressbeats.com and Denon DJ to offer you the chance to win a DNS3500 loaded full of your favourite tunes.
Friday, 27 Jan 2006 /
Hooj Records have signed their entire back catalogue to MP3 download store Audio Jelly.com.
RA is looking for a couple of energetic people to join our news team to help us cover the electronic world with more musical depth than ever before.
Thursday, 26 Jan 2006 /
Clubbing brand Pacha is on the lookout for a face, body and attitude that epitomises all those Pacha values for their 2006 campaign.
Contrary to rumours of a possible shake-up at Ministry of Sound, they have continued their electronic music expansion plan by acquiring the Hed Kandi record label.
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2006 /
Clubclass celebrate 9 years of Kent clubbing madness with Nic Fanciulli and Paul Woolford.
Tuesday, 24 Jan 2006 /
Two of Sydney's event crews team up for a party on Easter Saturday.
Boston born, world conquering, Steve Porter will release his first ever mix compilation in February.
Two Tribes takes a twist when it comes to Sydney, with the party instead being named Future Music Festival. Similar lineup but with Sydney local crews such as Kink & Sweetchilli involved.
Tiga declares it time to "Sexor" things up with his electro-funk debut album. It's a careful mix of re-interpreted covers and fresh originals.
With a fresh supply of Cubans in the pocket these guys will kick off 2006 with a gig at London's 93 Feet East.
Monday, 23 Jan 2006 /
New York experimentalist Joe Claussell, has confirmed the official streetdate for his anticipated 'Translate' compilation.
Mylo has been forced to cancel his forthcoming dates in the U.S. due to a hearing condition.
London’s Turnmills is embarking on a new Sunday morning adventure with Nastydirtysexymusic star Tim Sheridan at the helm.
We checked in with Fischerspooner's Warren Fischer to find out how he's getting it together - not with Casey Spooner but with Jon Kane - as a DJ, for his upcoming gig at Turnmills.
AgentMad keep the breakbeat and drum'n'bass goodness coming with some big tours over the next couple of months. Bukem & Conrad are due in March, BLIM for Easter.
America's Stewart Walker promises to bring a unique live techno performance to Melbourne this weekend, ranging from minimal to funk.
Sunday, 22 Jan 2006 /
DJ turned hybrid band/electronic group Hyper Live, are expanding their portfolio with the announcement of their debut artist album, We Control.
Pioneer Europe have announced the availability of a free system upgrade to its widely-acclaimed DVJ-X1.
Saturday, 21 Jan 2006 /
Data Records have signed Porno’s hit ‘Music Power’.
Friday, 20 Jan 2006 /
Whenever you hear that people are still paying for their music, it must come to a shock to some of you, but for an industry that’s become jaded and cynical with its public, you can’t ignor
Thursday, 19 Jan 2006 /
Jam Music have boosted an already huge lineup for Good Vibrations 2006, with four new additions including Shaun Ryder and Kav, Jean Grae, Satoshi Tomiie & Paul Mac.
Milk N Two Sugars are firing up their London cylinders early this year with two parties oozing their usual international house flavour.
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2006 /
His debut album "Sounds From Another Room" was released in 1998, followed by releases on Hooj Choons and Yoshitoshi, as well as his own label Sex on Wax.
Five artists have formed a collective to try and shake things up on the stage and dancefloor and stand united as the ‘DJs Are Alive’.
Don't know what to do on Australia Day? Kick back and then spent all your cash on the weekend seeing Britian's Jamie Lidell perform live , supported by Sydney's finest.
London House favourites X-Press 2 will celebrate two years of their infamous residency at The Cross will a Birthday special on Saturday February 4th.
Tuesday, 17 Jan 2006 /
Mark Dynamix will make his debut this Saturday night, 21 January, at Chinese Laundry.
Uk DJ Mike Monday of the label and club Playtime and former outfit Beat Foundation with Groove Armada’s Andy Cato, kicks off his Australian tour this weekend.
Global Gathering 2006, will make its debut on US soil at Miami's Bicentennial Park on March 18th as part of the new Miami Music Conference (MMC).
After a huge 2005 the Renaissance crew have announced their London plans for the first quarter of 2006 and have three top drawer parties in the pipeline.
UK mixer manufacturer, Allen & Heath, has launched a new online merchandise store for A&H branded goods.
Monday, 16 Jan 2006 /
Breaks DJ Kid Kenobi has joined national broadcaster Triple J, and will be djing for the first hour of the Mix-up show. Upcoming DJ sets featured will include Tiefschwarz, Carl Cox, Krafty
One of the world's most prominent break beat artists Adam Freeland has extended his creative juices to re-work one of the world's greatest bands, The Doors.
The first in a series of summer parties by the Musica crew gets ready to depart Sydney Harbour this Saturday.
Following the last of the Nastydirtsysexmusic parties, comes Smokin' Jo and Terry Hart’s latest venture, Nude, a night of 'electro, deep twisted dirty house and minimal'.
Sunday, 15 Jan 2006 /
Richie Hawtin has created a piece of music for the XXth Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Torino, Italy.
Today, (Jan 16) Sonar 'Miss Kittin Live at Sónar' from the 2005 Sonar festival will be released in select stores around the world.
Paul Woolford's new minimal/maximal techno track will be released on 20:20 Vision in February.
Friday, 13 Jan 2006 /
The Subliminal Winter Sessions series continues with a 'stinging shiny disco balls set' courtesy of electro-tech funker, Jorge Jaramillo.
Thursday, 12 Jan 2006 /
Back and running in the new year the one and only true dedicated breakbeat poll - Breakspoll - returns in 2006.
With only one week before the Big Day Out 2006 tour was due to commence in Auckland on Friday 20 January, the Boiler Room has lost one of its headline acts, Mylo, due to illness.
Adam Freeland will spin at Ministry of Sound's new club in Singapore.
The set times for the Sounds [live] festivities are announced a day before the party gets started.
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2006 /
Mark Spoon (real name Markus Löffel), known as one half of 'Jam & Spoon', has been found dead in his Berlin home.
Treibstoff's Maetrik (aka Eric Estornel) will play a live set at The Loft club in the Sala Razzamatazz complex in Barcelona at the end of January.
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2006 /
Martinez (aka Martin Swanstein) and owner of Out of Orbit Recordings (Triple-O), has put together Audiomatique's first ever mix album, Audiomatique Volume 1.0.
Sandy Rivera will launch a new mid-week night, Blackwiz at London's Cosmo bar.
Throughout March De La Soul will be touring Australia and NZ with a focus on some smaller venues than their previous tour three years ago.
Satoshi Tomiie kicks off a new series for Renaissance in the new year as Renaissance Presents 3D.
Monday, 09 Jan 2006 /
That unique and contentious dance style known as the Melbourne Shuffle has attracted attention worldwide and been subject to debate. It's now the subject of a new documentary video.
The original and best breakbeat boat cruise is back! Breaks Ahoy 5 will give you top tunes, a taste of the salt air on Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay, and a dancing challenge.
This Saturday sees Shine in Miami's South Beach host Chicago's favourite jackin' house son, Derrick Carter.
Kompakt and Jonas Bering put some romance and warmth back into techno.
RA caught up with the DJ/producer best known for tracks like "Manipulated", the Killa Bite label and warehouse classics re-edits hammered by Carl Cox, Kevin Saunderson and Rolando.
The crew at Sounds unleash an array of quality artists to play The Garden in January.
Danny Howells launches his Choice Classic album with the usual mid-week, Wednesday nighter at The End's upstairs bar.
Sunday, 08 Jan 2006 /
DMC have announced a new in-house compiler for their worldly respected up-front Buzz Chart.
London based label Cr2 records have announced a new and exciting competition for budding house music producers.
The Giant 6 line-up was set to feature John Digweed, Christopher Lawrence, Jimmy Van M, The Crystal Method, Adam Freeland, Miguel Migs, Marques Wyatt, Junkie XL and The Black Eyed Peas amo
Melburnians can stop panicing! Lee Burridge will be bringing his much anticipated ‘365’ World Tour to town. Darkbeat & Sunny will have the pleasure of hosting Lee's 365 clubbing experience
Friday, 06 Jan 2006 /
Having rocked the floor at Turnmills for the past five New Year's Eves and on irregular occasions over the past few years the ‘Together’ Club night is going monthly.
Thursday, 05 Jan 2006 /
Rising star Steve Angello delivers a MOS double album after a huge 12months.
On Sunday 15th of January 2006, SW4 unleash a new Sunday afternoon session on the people of South London at the plush surrounds of the infamous White House in Clapham Common.
Back in 2006 with an unexpected update, Bill takes a shot at giving us a micro-lowdown of what he's been upto over the past... 8 months.
Catch Paul Arnold in Sydney next weekend as his Australian tour winds up.
Wednesday, 04 Jan 2006 /
Polish duo Three Channels have had their latest offering signed to Crosstown Rebels.
Friday January 13th sees The End invite Marky and his illustrious group of friends back for the nights first birthday.
Tuesday, 03 Jan 2006 /
Electro stormer Destroy Rock and Roll gets a full U.S. release through RCA Records.
Electro-house's production duo's the insignificant Others have a busy start to the year with the launch of their brand new label ‘iO Music’.
A huge event on the horizon is the Earthcore National tour which will feature Infected Mushroom, while Earthcore in the Park in Melbourne will be the Australian debut of The Youngsters.
The Back to Mine series takes another creative twist and turn as Liam Howlett puts together his ideal Back to Mine soundtrack, including songs from Dolly Parton, ELO, The Jam, PIL and more
Pacha London will celebrate four years of success as one of London’s premier clubs with a special birthday party this weekend.
Monday, 02 Jan 2006 /
RA is giving you the chance to win the entire Toolroom Records Back Catalogue.
As the hot summer air well and truly heats up the Sydney skies, the crew at Musica look to take the idea of a summer party to the next level.
Sweet Chilli & Sounds are teaming up to present a special Mini Chilli at the Civic Theatre on Friday 6 January.