Tuesday, 31 Oct 2006 /
Dave Seaman's prog output moves a step closer to abandoning vinyl completely with its latest unmixed CD of new tracks.
Who’d have thought that one of the biggest techno tracks of the year would be thirty-seven minutes long and feature a Gypsy marching band?
Don't say you haven't thought of it. Clubbing versus glow-in-the-dark night tennis is the latest concept to hit Madrid clubland.
Latest podcast comes from London up-and-comer and Freak n' Chic producer Jamie Jones.
Monday, 30 Oct 2006 /
Fabric will host a benefit night next month to raise money for African musicians and artists. Big beat pioneer Fatboy Slim, electrohouser Mylo and Blur's Damon Albarn will all perform.
Global Underground returns to Cape Town, South Africa this Friday when James Lavelle plays as part of the GU ten-year anniversary celebrations.
This weekend Nic Fanciulli spins in his hometown Maidstone in support of his new Renaissance compilation. Neil Quigley and James Talk also play the free ClubClass party.
Sunday, 29 Oct 2006 /
Latest Depeche Mode single 'Martyr' has been remixed by Booka Shade, Paul Van Dyk and Alex Smoke. There's also remixes of older DM hits from Digitalism and Ricardo Villalobos on the way.
Sydney SH-101 whizz Deepchild will play at the Australian Dance Music Awards ceremony at Home next month.
Debut longplayer for London duo Repeat Repeat is an album of wonky beats and minimal techno. 'Squints' is released on Soma Recordings next month.
Friday, 27 Oct 2006 /
Deep house producer Dennis Ferrer releases his debut longplayer 'The World As I See It' next month.
Thursday, 26 Oct 2006 /
Ivan Smagghe and Arnaud Rebotini compile the best of their remixes on 'A Remix Selection'. They’re also hard at work on a debut album.
Greek club night Blend starts up again this weekend with Richie Hawtin. Umek, James Holden and Terry Francis are set to spin in the coming months.
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2006 /
Tech-funk breakshead Elite Force tours Australia and New Zealand in November.
Get ready to have a bitch and moan. The poll results are in.
Funk D’Void whips out his top ten vinyl secrets from under his kilt.
Sharam from Deep Dish and new Yoshitoshi cutie Miss Nine play dates in Dublin and Galway this Bank Holiday weekend.
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2006 /
Minimal house meets prog when Michael Mayer and Nic Fanciulli face off in Sydney next month.
DJ/producer Tom Middleton mixes up soul, progressive rock, hip-hop and electro synth-pop on his second musical journey in the Trip series. 'The Trip 2' is out this week.
She’s the latest signing to Get Physical, home to Booka Shade and one of the most watched labels around. So just who is Heidi?
Monday, 23 Oct 2006 /
In this week's podcast Swedish tall guy of techno Adam Beyer proves he still likes the thump, weighing in with a peaktime techno workout.
Headliners playing at the Global Breakthrough clubbing tour in Cape Town, South Africa next year will spin at the London launch party in November.
Saturday, 21 Oct 2006 /
Radioactivity is a weekly roundup of the best radio shows, podcasts and downloadable sets online. This week the new Black Strobe single, Squarepusher and Mashtronic.
Friday, 20 Oct 2006 /
Sasha returns to London in December for a proper old skool rave. Well, almost. He'll still be carting along the Maven...
Thursday, 19 Oct 2006 /
Artists from labels DFA and Modular square off at three Australian tour dates this month. Expect to see The Juan Maclean, Tim Sweeney and Cut Copy in the match-ups...
Latest mix CD from house heavyweight Tony Humphries is a soulful journey from the club to the afterhours. 'Masterclass #02' is released next month.
The S-Man embarks on a thirteen-date tour of the US and Canada in November hot on the heels of his new album 'Come with Me'.
RA points the water pistols at Roman Flügel, who fesses up his top ten vinyl secrets.
Cr2 celebrate fifty releases with a slice of party electrohouse from owners MNYC Project. 'R U Sure' comes out next month.
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2006 /
Jane Fonda watch out – there’s a new fitness guru in town. The latest LCD Soundsystem release is purpose built for jogging.
RA's favourite laptopper brings his lush proggy techno to The Key this weekend. Mr. C will also spin...
Current holy trinity of electrohouse Marc Romboy, Stephan Bodzin and Thomas Schumacher headline the Sub Club in Glasgow this Friday.
Coxy brings together his favourite producers from around the world on his latest mix CD. 'Global' includes tracks by Sebastien Leger, Eyerer & Chopstick and Umek.
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2006 /
MBF are offering spots on the latest Cosmic Sandwich EP to a budding remixer.
Ryan Elliott, Ryan Crosson and Butane say goodbye to St. Louis with one final bash before Butane defects to Berlin.
Sonar Kollektiv nu-jazz outfit Jazzanova launch their forthcoming compilation 'Secret Love 3' with a free concert in London this weekend.
RA and Get Physical are giving five lucky readers the chance to win a copy of Heidi's 'Monza Ibiza Vol. 1' mix CD plus the new Heidi vs. Riton 12" single 'Vejer'.
Monday, 16 Oct 2006 /
Party with the freaks at the next Together party at Turnmills. Funk D'Void and Roni Size will spin at the Halloween bash subtitled 'Disco of the Dead'..
London’s best kept secret Rob Mello warms your speakers in the latest RA Podcast.
Latest electrohouse believers King Unique are currently touring in support of their 'Electric 02' compilation. Catch them in Australia, the US and South America...
Sunday, 15 Oct 2006 /
Robert Henke’s new five-record box set of ambience ‘Layering Buddha’ uses sounds solely culled from the cult anti-iPod of 2006: the Buddha Machine.
House collective Greenskeepers inject fun and guitars into dance music on their new album. 'Polo Album' hits shelves later this month.
Saturday, 14 Oct 2006 /
The hard man of Italian techno tones it down for his debut mix compilation.
Friday, 13 Oct 2006 /
The second Dirt Crew Recordings compilation features cuts by Martinez, Sasse and Jimpster.
Damian Lazarus is behind the decks on the new Crosstown label compilation. Lazarus tour dates in North and South America are also inside.
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2006 /
Berlin’s Tobias Freund, the mind behind the summer hit ‘Street Knowledge’, plays a live set at The Key in London.
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2006 /
There's only three measly dates, but if you're in New York, Chicago or Los Angeles, Magda's coming to town.
Each week RA stalks your favourite DJs and makes them give up their top ten vinyl secrets. This week’s unlucky victim: Joris Voorn.
RA is giving one reader to chance to win £240 worth of downloads from MP3 download store Trax2Burn. But the competition closes tomorrow so enter now...
Monday, 09 Oct 2006 /
Latest Poker Flat comp includes discs from Steve Bug and Martin Landsky. ‘Volume 5 Bets'n'Bluffs’ also comes as a vinyl package including six new tracks...
Arnaud Rebotini from Black Strobe puts the needle on the records in this week’s RA Podcast.
Saturday, 07 Oct 2006 /
Shitkatapult compile the best eleven from their ‘Musick to Play in the Club’ series onto CD so you can, er, play it at home.
Didn’t make it to Amnesia this year? DJ and Kiss fan Sven Vath compiles the best of his Ibiza residency onto a double CD.
Friday, 06 Oct 2006 /
Progressive house label Hooj Choons is preparing to make a comeback in 2007.
Next weekend Familia returns to London. RA is giving away VIP entry into Familia for one year plus a prize pack including CDs mixed by Steve Bug and Damian Lazarus...
Thursday, 05 Oct 2006 /
Detroit technoist Kevin Saunderson and electrohouse DJ/producer King Roc spin at The Chinese Laundry in Sydney this month...
Fabric celebrates its seventh year with a bumper birthday weekender of techno, house, electro, drum n bass and breaks...
The gifted Glaswegian reaches deep into his crates for the third installment in the Sci.Fi.Hi.Fi mix CD series.
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2006 /
Each week RA stalks your favourite DJs and asks them to give up their top ten vinyl secrets. This week Anthony and Luca from Audiofly look down the barrel of the gun...
Steve Lawler brings the dirty electro end of house to New York this Friday. Lawler will spin at Crobar with DJ Three and Astro & Glyde...
RA still hasn't unpacked its bags from this year's Winter Music Conference but dates for the Miami WMC 2007 have just been announced...
Tuesday, 03 Oct 2006 /
International playboy Bob Sinclar and South London house duo Basement Jaxx will perform on Sydney's Bondi Beach this New Year's Eve...
Sheffield club The Plug celebrates its first birthday this Friday with a DJ set by Andrew Weatherall plus live sets from Bugz in the Attic, Funk D'Void and Aim.
John Digweed's Bedrock night returns to Heaven in London next Thursday for its annual bash. To celebrate, RA is giving away the entire Bedrock back catalogue.
“Computer music is naff really, unless it has that punk feel.” James Holden’s debut ‘The Idiots are Winning’ drops in November.
Monday, 02 Oct 2006 /
French techno, Dutch progressive trance and British electrohouse come together this Friday when Agoria, DJ Remy and King Unique headline Going Places at Turnmills...
In this week’s RA Podcast, DJ and remixer extraordinaire Ewan Pearson manages to catch the sound of the late summer.
Sunday, 01 Oct 2006 /
Latest Global Underground album comes from Dark Globe who merge breaks with the pop vocals of Boy George and Julie Thompson. 'Nostalgia for the Future' is released next week...
Saturday, 30 Sep 2006 /
Latest LP from the Californian production machine ‘Cleaning Sounds is a Filthy Business’ promises to marry clubbing and home listening.