Tuesday, 28 Feb 2006 /
RA kicks off the first of its RA presents RESIDENT parties in March with the always impressive Steve Gerrard at one of the newest hot spots in Sydney, Scary Canary.
It’s not just London students and the capitals hospitality folk ripping it up on Sunday nights. Inigo is launching a weekly New & Improved Sunday.
After making its debut at the Miami Winter Music conference last year, the Porterhouse party is already becoming on of the most talked about parties early in conference week 2006.
Monday, 27 Feb 2006 /
Matt Edwards next aural outing, under his ‘Rekid’ moniker ‘85 Space’ is the second release from his forthcoming debut artist album ‘Made In Menorca’.
Get set to party with Felix da Housecat, Audio Bullys and some other mischievous DJs over the Easter long weekend.
Ali B is in town and up for an encore appearance after playing Two Tribes on the weekend. This time however, the vibe will be intimate and playful.
Prepare yourself for a truly graceful and beautiful piece of work as M_nus star Troy Pierce, under his Louderbach guise, drops his new album 'Enemy Love'.
One of London’s most interesting and ground breaking parties Mulletover will celebrate their second birthday on March 11 at the Key.
The DMC World Championships will change their rules for this years world championships to create a more level playing field.
Sunday, 26 Feb 2006 /
On the latest release in their flagship compilation series, 'The Master Series', Renaissance welcomes back Dave Seaman, one of its most successful artists.
Friday, 24 Feb 2006 /
Come the first weekend of May, Pontin’s Holiday Centre will see around 5000 discerning music lovers grooving away till the early morning at the Southport Weekender festival.
Another day, another label seems to be the trend nowadays as Richard Davis announces the launch of Dirty Beat Records.
Thanks to the kind editors at Germany's Groove magazine, we can now reproduce the results of the Groove Magazine Reader's Poll 2005.
Arguably one of the reasons we loose so much of our weekends to the evening hours, The Hacienda will launch an album aiming to catch those magic moments.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2006 /
The distinctly American biased Club World Awards will return to Miami this year for its fourth installment of recognizing the best clubs and lounges in North America.
Pioneer Electronics, curators of the industry standard CD turntables have launched themselves into the market of high end of digital turntables with the CDJ-1000 MK3 and CDJ-800 MK2.
After the success of their New Years Day party, AgentMad and the Esplanade Hotel are ready to do it all over again on Good Friday. The lineup features loads of internationals and locals.
Coming with the Sound is the name of the new Resin Dogs national tour that kicks off on March 24 and includes guests Abstract Rude (US), Mystro (UK) as well as Def Wish Cast and more.
Poker Flat label boss, Steve Bug, will tour the U.S and Japan in spring hot on the heels of further releases from John Tejada and himself and Matthias Tanzmann.
The Loveparade will finally make its long-awaited return to Strasse des 17. Juni, the original parade route in its native Berlin, on July 15th.
Bulgaria will host SEEME, its first ever dance music festival including conferences, exhibitions and club nights, from May 18-21.
Alex Wolfenden will celebrate the release of his debut EP on Carioca at this weekend's Circus party in Liverpool.
NOISE, the international youth arts festival that has achieved great success in Singapore and Australia will bring its blueprint to the UK.
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2006 /
Following on from Steve Angello’s successful Sessions album, the next instalment from the Ministry Of Sound series comes from the flag bearer of Chicago’s Jackin House scene; DJ Sneak.
RA and Future Entertainment are giving you the chance to win 1 of 3 double passes to the Future Music Festival on 4 March in Sydney.
Jeff Mills' London home away from home - Lost - will host a special event at The Bridge this weekend (February 25th) as the Purple Room becomes a screening room for his latest visual feast
What would be the Miami Winter Music Conference (WMC) without a very messy Closing Party? And who better to host it than your favourite online dance music magazine?
Monday, 20 Feb 2006 /
This year RA is one of the few official sponsors for the Winter Music Conference. Our dedicated WMC section features all the latest event listings, related and breaking WMC news & more...
German duo Moonbootica want nothing to do with Germany's minimal music lovefest. For them it's all about attitude, energy, cocky conviction and a playful mood.
After two years of weekly & monthly minimal sonic experimentations in a Shoreditch bar basement, muLti vitAmins have announced the spawning of its recording arm.
Quality Control returns to Melbourne in March with a new resident DJ, who blew the minds of the crowd at December's Quality Control. Welcome PQM!
Following the successful launch of the AT in January at the Medicine Bar, Tim Deluxe returns to Shoreditch this Thursday, February 23rd for another midweek knees-up.
Sunday, 19 Feb 2006 /
Dutch Progressive star and former RA columnist Don Diablo will combine his 26th birthday bash with the release of his new single and video 'Who's Your Daddy'.
Electronic dance music luminaries The Orb (Thomas Fehlmann and Alex Paterson) will soon hit the big American road as part of their Okie Dockie world tour.
House output Basswalk have announced the launching and distribution of its second CD album Ashbury and Haight’s ‘Quantum Leap’.
Innovative Mix compilation series ‘The Trip’ has announced two new exciting additions to the series.
After a summer in Melbourne for Brad Baloo, and a Nextmen tour on the Good Vibrations bill, it's time to head home to the UK. Catch their final Melbourne show this Friday.
Thursday, 16 Feb 2006 /
Global Underground dives into their pond of eternal chilled-out melodies and wavey grooves with the third installment of their chilled Electric Calm series.
To celebrate the 25th release in the DJ Kicks series, !K7 has put together 14 exclusive tracks for a special compilation album.
Team Breakspoll have counted the 50,000 votes for this years 2006 awards and have arrived at the Shortlist for this years Awards.
The Late Night Tales CD series (formerly Another Late Night) is one to kick back to while you expand your horizons. The latest is compiled by Belle & Sebastian.
Drum'n'Bass II welcomes back an Australian favourite, Tayo, who has been winning Aussie crowds over for years, and will showcase relative newcomers Noisia from the Netherlands.
Paul van Dyk Australia tour is fast approaching. Full details for the Melbourne event have now been released. It's going to be a huge night of trance over three rooms at the Metro.
Expect a breakstastic night this Saturday at fortnightly, Technique as Aquasky, Metric and Refunk join residents Kid Blue and McQueen.
The Pacha Group has decided not to renew its contract with the venue which currently has the licence to use the Pacha name in Hamburg.
Underground ‘electro’ party 'ISSST's returns to The Key in London on Saturday 4th March, with special guests Digitalism & Tim Sheridan.
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2006 /
Taking place over June 16,17,18, the multi-stage camping festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee is back with a huge line-up of artists.
German techno DJ Sven Vath will hit UK shores in March as part of his extensive worldwide tour to promote the launch of his latest Cocoon mix CD 'Sounds Of The Sixth Season'.
Matthew Dear under his Audion guise will be responsible for Fabric 27 due to hit stores late March.
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2006 /
Kosheen are no longer hiding away in the northern hemisphere. They're bursting back onto the scene with a new album due in 2006 and an Australian tour in Match. Catch them while you can.
Not one to rest on their well documented success in breaks circles, Finger Lickin' have announced a new compilation series ‘Export 01’.
RA checked in with Dutch techno pioneer Miss Djax to talk about her artist album, her roles as producer, DJ and label owner, and her long-standing love affair with Berlin.
Nathan Fake will release his debut artist album "Drowning In A Sea Of Love" on Border Community next month.
Monday, 13 Feb 2006 /
Detroit DJ and producer Rolando makes a welcome return to the NRK roster later this Spring with a double mix CD titled 'From There To Here And Now'.
RA caught up with Warren Hill to find out more about Hexstatic's past, present and future AV escapades.
After an eight year wait, Snoop Dogg is packing up his 12 piece live band and bringing them downunder.
Cyantific team up with London label Hospital Records to release their debut long player ‘Ghetto Blaster’.
Win a signed copy of Sasha & John Digweed's Delta Heavy Tour DVD, along with a bunch of other System releases in an Allen & Heath branded UDG record bag.
Sunday, 12 Feb 2006 /
The Malawi music festival will return this year, bringing musical creativity to the shimmering, palm-fringed shores of Lake Malawi from September 1-3.
The man responsible for the massive club hit "U Know Y", DJ and Producer Moguai, is heading downunder for a capital city and regional tour in February and March.
Friday, 10 Feb 2006 /
DJs Are Alive will launch their live routine in a special event at the Canal Room next Thursday February 16.
In celebration of a decade of quality outputs Hospital Records have put together the perfect primary care package to give both hardcore fans and recent Hospital converts far more than thei
The biggest night in ClubClass 9 year successful history of dark rooms, big systems, quality DJs and a unique atmosphere is soon to arrive.
Thursday, 09 Feb 2006 /
Triple J's dance music show Mixup will feature a special mix by Melbourne's Nubreed of rarities, b-sides, collaborations, exclusives and more. Perth DJ & Producer Kriece is also featured.
The Sounds and Sweetchilli crew team up to deliver the biggest party happening this Easter in Sydney.
It's a clash of techno and superclub heavyweights this Saturday in Tokyo as MB Elektronics' Marco Bailey goes up against Cocoon android Sven Vath.
The dance music duo famous for their high quality production that consistently breaks into the mainstream charts has today converted their popularity into the general recording industry.
North London venue Canvas will feature on the Radio Soulwax world tour as Belgian Brothers David and Stephen Dewaele bring their live mash up display to London.
Wednesday, 08 Feb 2006 /
James Holden will release a new mix compilation 'At The Controls' through resist music as he continues to enhance his reputation throughtout the globe.
At the crossroads of the East Village and the Lower East Side, a well known breeding ground for hip and cool, beckons an exciting new dance music venue & lounge; element.
Two Tribes will be running eight separate rooms at Melbourne Park on February 25 with house music taking over the huge Rod Laver arena, led by Erick Morillo, David Guetta and more.
After a huge launch party in January, Together returns to Turnmills on Saturday 25th February for its monthly dose of mayhem.
Tuesday, 07 Feb 2006 /
Made return to Miami in the 2006 WMC period with an array of nights set to keep all walks of musical life happy. From the uber miminal German infused sounds to the more uplifting.
Numark are set to launch thier sexy HDX MP3 & CD turntable.
Contrary to popular belief, Circoloco’s WMC 2006 Miami party will not be on the Space terrace.
Monday, 06 Feb 2006 /
DJ and producer Martinez talks about mixing Audiomatique's first ever compilation, his love of Copenhagen, and his own Triple-O: Out-of-Orbit Recordings.
London-based label and management agency MN2S is set to continue its assault on global house circles this year with the of a new compilation series, Masterclass.
As a celebration for Danny’s unique taste in all things we have a special competition for his fans. We are offering one lucky(!?) reader a chance to win one of Danny's shirts.
If you thought you were going to have an early night after the Good Vibrations festival, think again.
With, Future Music Festival looming, Future Entertainment have announced the entire line up, presented over 6 genre busting arenas.
The story was first mentioned on RA forums in October 2005, but we can now offically confirm Balance 009 is indeed in the fine hands of London based DJ Paolo Mojo.
Taking inspiration from the world famous Rio Carnival, has announced a new London residency.
Sunday, 05 Feb 2006 /
With Chibuku Shake Shake’s sixth birthday celebrations looming, RA speaks to promoter extraordinaire Richard McGinnis.
Wednesday night looks set to become the new Friday night in 'The Pool' with two of Liverpool's leading nights, Alcatraz and Aztec partnering for a new mid-week gig.
Friday, 03 Feb 2006 /
Long standing UK house label Azuli are embarking on a new album project entitled 'Club Azuli'.
Thursday, 02 Feb 2006 /
This years Earthcore in the Park will cover the usual acts such as Infected Mushroom, but also boasts four other stages devoted to a hip hop, hard dance, tech and electro beats and d'n'b.
Deep house meets electro, disco and groove will be the order of the night when Darshan Jesrani of US duo Metro Area jets into Australia for a four city tour.
Inspired by the success of their 12”/80s series, Family Recordings have announced the release of 12”/80s/Dance.
Having enjoyed two euphoric sunset parties in 2004 and 2005, this years party will be a nocturnal affair at Suite (the old Liquid venue, now re-furbed and re-named) on Friday March 24.
America’s Coachella festival continues to enhance its reputation as one of the worlds best music festivals with varied line-ups put together by forward thinking bookers.
Paul Harris discusses life away from his many successes as part of the Dirty Vegas trio.
Kompakt continues the electronic dub tradition set by labels like Basic Channel and its successor Chain Reaction, on the new album "Victimizer" from Danish musician Mikkel Meldgaard, aka M
London party crew Platform 12 will turn 2 in March and will be turning to the high seas to celebrate with Krafty Kuts & Kid Kenobi.
Taking place at Fabric on Thursday 23rd February the 2006 Breakspoll awards has announced a massive line-up of Break & Dub stars to display their talents.
Wednesday, 01 Feb 2006 /
Under the guidance of CEO Ralph Cedeno, Tweek'd Records announce two more releases to start the year.
The Playtime stable kick off 2006 with a bang on all fronts.
It seems the clubbing scene in Athens is setting itself up for 2006 with a series of events that will satisfy even the most hungry of musical appetites.
The Mulletover crew are holding another of their infamous parties with a Valentines special in the heart of the city on Saturday February 18.
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2006 /
Native New Orleans dj and producer Tony Estrada mixes his first dj compilation for one of the first digital record labels in Fiberlineaudio.