Tuesday, 31 May 2005 /
Tom Vek in-store appearance 8pm Tue 31st May, The Apple Store, Regent Street - London tonight.
Glastonbury will again be spiced up with the atmosphere and music of The Crown.
Roni Size, Ashley Beedle and LTJ Bukem are just some of the lucky few who will be breaking in the new terrace at Space.
Marco Bailey, Steve Gerrard and Desyn Masiello headline one of Ireland's best parties.
Renaissance will again have a strong presence in Ibiza this summer season with monthly parties at Pacha.
Can't get enough of Deep Dish before they have even arrived? Then rush to the shops to get a ticket for their exclusive second date in Melbourne!
Monday, 30 May 2005 /
Hooked on Phonics returns to Melbourne with "the funk, the whole funk, and nothing but the funk" for the Queen's Birthday long weekend.
James Holden's "The Wheel" will finally be released on vinyl and CD as part of the legendary Cocoon's new compilation e.
The sounds of Detroit come to Melbourne again, this time through the presence of Theo Parrish at a huge Queen's Birthday weekend event at Seven.
DJ Tiësto, undoubtedly the busiest DJ on the planet, is touring North America this summer in anticipation of his first album release in 2005, “In Search Of Sunrise 4”.
Saturday, 28 May 2005 /
At least 40 good reasons to call in sick on the Monday after!
Friday, 27 May 2005 /
Hybrid visit their favorite night in the UK, Tangled in Manchester for an allnighter across both rooms.
It’s the end of the week and that means it’s time for another Friday Radio Update!
Despite recent downpours across the south of England, there is good news for those heading to Winchester this weekend.
Turnmills welcomes Paul Van Dyk and Roger Sanchez to the decks over the first weekend in June.
The latest of the line in the Y4K series put out by Distinctive Breaks is due to hit the shelves on 6 June 2005, with this one mixed by Fabric resident Ali B.
Damian Lazarus hits the road in support of the second release in the "Suck My Deck" series.
Thursday, 26 May 2005 /
Max Graham knocks out the latest Mixmag Live, following in the footsteps of Dave Seaman and Carl Cox, who laid down the foundations when the series first burst into life in 1991.
His early days working as a music journalist, in record stores and playing at local Parisian parties taught him to find his own way and ignore obvious trends.
It's a beautiful collection of new songs written by Lou and is scheduled for a September 2005 on her own record label Infinite Bloom.
Sweetchilli announce their new plans for the upcoming Winter period in Sydney.
Wednesday, 25 May 2005 /
The Plump DJs will launch their new album at their quarterly Eargasm night at London club Fabric. RA brings you the tracklisting.
Tom Middleton and Bodyrockers headline the next installment of Pacha Music in June.
Melbourne gets a massive treat on Friday 10 June when Ewan Pearson (UK) drops in to play Bamboozled.
Future Entertainment roll out the breaks again with the return of Futurebreaks, this time at QBH and featuring the very talented Krafty Kuts and TCR duo JDS.
Next month West London’s longest serving independent dance label will celebrate the very impressive milestone of reaching their 200th release.
Tuesday, 24 May 2005 /
Ibizan Superclub Eden is planning to take to North America on a 10 week, 50 date tour de force in the fall of this year.
The legendary Lizard Lounge in Dallas, Texas is set to host some sizzling talent over the next two months.
After releasing many successful releases with the Balance Series, the crew at EQ are set to unleash the latest series to their repertoire by the name of Electric.
The 2005 Ibiza Summer Season is almost upon us and Pete Gooding has mixed a Cafe Mambo CD to get us in the mood.
Weird and certainly wonderful came to mind when we caught wind of Virgo, the debut album from Jacen Solo.
Monday, 23 May 2005 /
The long awaited news breaks - Richie 'Plastikman' Hawtin's latest intriguing mix CD/DVD explores transitions in sound.
Cass & Slide are back in business after a rather lengthy break, commenting on their new single and plans for the future.
London night, Kosmetic Surgery returns for another Electro driven night at Jacks.
Fat City Record's Martin Brew has announced he will mix a solo album for the Manchester based label.
Saturday, 21 May 2005 /
There's only more week to go before the 2005 incarnation of Detroit's Electronic Movement Festival kicks off.
The undisputed master of extended and excessive house music party sets, Erick Morillo will release his latest compilation in August 2005.
Friday, 20 May 2005 /
Harmless Records prepare for the release of the latest BITA compilation.
It is less than a month until Deep Dish arrive in Australia. Tickets for the Melbourne event are selling very fast and if you need further incentive to get in quick then check this out.
Last year's Lake of Stars Festival comes to life at Liverpool's Fact next Thursday.
Another round of Radio updates as this week comes to a close.
An Iceland duo takes first honours in Proton's remix contest but there'll be no rest for the label; the second contest kicking off today.
Sydney’s We Love… Sounds on Sunday June 12 has Sold Out in a staggering two and half weeks.
Thursday, 19 May 2005 /
Two of the most influential DJ’s in Electronic music, Sasha and John Digweed, are to tour Australia at separate times late this year.
She's been a regular feature on the Melbourne DJ scene for years, but always one to do things her own way, with style, purpose and an aim for fun.
Sasha prepares to deliver his new compilation as well as hitting Fabric London and the BBC's Maida Vale studios this weekend.
Kompakt's head honcho proves once again he is ‘always’ on the lookout for good music, both old and new.
Wednesday, 18 May 2005 /
Rodney Smith aka Roots Manuva will be touring Australia and New Zealand in September and October 2005 to promote his latest CD release "Awfully Deep."
TCR boss Rennie Pilgrem returns to the Live saddle with the TCR Allstars.
The Lunar Calendar might need updating with 2005 being a year of many firsts for Australian producer and DJ, Luke Chable.
The DMC World DJ Championship celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and entrants are now being sought for the 2005 Australian heats.
DJ Craze drops his latest mix on System Recordings in June with 24 Cuts of Drum 'n' Bass mixed with his quality style.
Dave Seaman's Audio Therapy label launches a new project "Across Borders: Greece", which highlights Greek producers, both new and old.
Nordic superstars Röyksopp have been added to the Isle Of White Festival ‘Bestival’ Line-up along with the sublime genius of Saint Etienne and British trio X-Press 2.
Tuesday, 17 May 2005 /
Many of you would have awoken to the sad news this morning that Pop Princess Kylie Minogue has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
June 2005 will see Guru undertake his first ever solo world tour with the first stop in Australia as he promotes his new solo album "Guru V7.0 The Street Scriptures."
Suave electro-acid don Ivan Smagghe headlines the main room, while local pioneer Erol Alkan leads up the lounge.
Solo artist and 3-man show all in one, Jamie Lidell's long-awaited new solo album Multiply will soon be out on forward thinking artistic release point Warp Records.
Dutch Trance artist Cor Fijneman releases his first offical artist album on Outstanding Records.
A new label dedicated to the delivery of modern electronic dance music.
Monday, 16 May 2005 /
Popular UK festival ‘Godskitchen Global Gathering’ has dropped its line-up over the weekend and it is nothing short of huge in both size and talent.
The German dance music scene is among the most exciting in the world at the moment. M.A.N.D.Y. turn up the heat with the newest mix compilation from label Get Physical.
San Francisco's dance music heavyweights band together to help children in Africa orphaned by AIDS.
The latest event to be announced on the Queen's Birthday long weekend is Phreakin Vs Freebase at Seven Nightclub, Melbourne. Get the lowdown on partying that long weekend.
The Yoshitoshi DJ and producer is having his birthday cake and eating it too!
Friday, 13 May 2005 /
The month is chock-full of up and coming talent headed by the likes of Tom Budden, Si Quick, and Dan Harwood.
Sonar 2005's SonarLab will be dedicated to John Peel.
Dub Rockers Dreadzone have been in a studio lock up working on their fifth artist album.
Atomic Holligan and Jay Cunning team up to launch new breaks label Menu Music.
Global management agency Most Wanted will launch in Australia this month with their bright prospect signing TyDi performing on the night at Sydney’s Gas Nightclub on Saturday May 21.
The Oxford whiz-kid returns NYC after a solid set in January.
Thursday, 12 May 2005 /
Boca 45 tours stateside for Pitch Sounds release on Grand Central Records.
Ferry, Fergie and Ali B are set to rock Sublime on the upcoming June long weekend.
The next installment of Junktion will return to Egg for a night of top-notch beats this Friday.
UDC promoters in Holland have announced the details for the 6th Impulz Festival.
The Roni Size and Dynamite MC tour of Australia and New Zealand kicks off this weekend in Sydney and Melbourne. Tickets for the Melbourne show are close to sold out!
Wednesday, 11 May 2005 /
Banking off last years success will see the 2005 South West Four festival kicking it up a notch by securing some of the finest DJ talent money can buy.
Chris Fortier launches Balance 007 at Stripped in London this month.
Breakbeat fans can jump for joy with the news that producer and DJ Chris Carter is touring in June, visiting four capital cities.
After Tiefschwarz crazy three month residency, can the Fine Records little party Issst' recover? You bet your ass they can!
Canadian DJ Sean Gallagher has begun a new digital record label and online mp3 store.
Tuesday, 10 May 2005 /
Sad news comes with the announcement that Danny Krivit has had to postpone his appearance in Melbourne. The house music continues though with Defected boss Simon Dunmore.
The annual Earthcore Carnival is set to take place 25-27 November somewhere in the Victorian countryside. The first names in the lineup have been released.
Private Function notches up party #27 on Friday 20 May, and continues to provide the best quality progressive sounds in Melbourne. This month's guest is Melbourne newcomer Ryan Papa.
Roger Sanchez returns to London for a special extended set of all things house to release his new compilation.
Germany's United Music Park enlists Steve Gerrard and Gabriel Ananda
for their upcoming event.
Monday, 09 May 2005 /
Online digital music store Fiberline is inviting upcoming producers to remix
one of its tracks.
Subliminal Sessions and Erick Morillo will once again be sticking to the successful formula which has made their parties an integral part of the Ibiza summer.
Om Records gears up for its first ever weekly foray on the Spanish island.
Friday, 06 May 2005 /
It’s that time again so here’s the latest with the Friday Radio Update!
Groove Armada will performing live at their infamous London Lovebox party.
A Huge line-up gather in San Francisco to do it for the kids.
Damon Fonooni and Brett Abramson are respectively Habersham & Numinous, hailing from Atlanta and kicking off their Australian tour tomorrow in Canberra.
The Melbourne monthly breaks night Gimme a Break is starting to settle into their new CBD home of Brown Alley after shifting from Fitzroy's Republica.
This Saturday 7 May marks KINK's second birthday and to celebrate they have organised one of their biggest parties to date.
The 1st Annual Bijou Breaks Breakthru DJ Competition is now live and has began its search for fresh Djing talent throughout the world.
Thursday, 05 May 2005 /
Josh Wink joins Sasha for his monthly Fundacion residency in New York City.
With a new roof and improved sound on the terrace Space Ibiza’s Tuesday night residency will be louder than ever!
Armed with new sounds and new artwork, the 7th edition of one of the Ministry Of Sounds most successful series is out this month.
Former H-Foundation DJ and producer, Hipp-e, has unveiled the first installment in his Psycho-Delics series on top house label NRK.
Joining the listing of great electronic / dance acts performing are the White Stripes and Ian Brown.
A new chapter is about to be written in the venue's history with a new club promoter taking control.
Wednesday, 04 May 2005 /
After 5 years of partying Slinky is still going stronger and harder than ever, traveling from the UK to Australia and other countries featuring tough music just the way fans like it.
Former RA columnist Ricky Stone invites Slinky to Hong Kong for an evening of harder sounds.
Saeed Younan is rapidly building a name for himself with a string of releases due out this summer.
Infusion have cancelled their Newcastle gig after front man Jamie Stevens slipped and fell in a freak accident.
Tuesday, 03 May 2005 /
Park Live at Brockwell Park kicks off the London summer festival circuit.
It is time to give something back to RA readers with a competition thanks to Melbourne record label Vicious.
Tribal Gathering has announced it’s moving the 2005 outdoor event to the Luton Hoo Estate in Bedfordshire.
Buken is back they scream from the East London rafters.
Elements is back with their third event on Saturday May 28 at The Teepee. While previous Elements parties have hosted interstate guests, Elements 3 will focus on local live acts and
Australian beat jugglers The Resin Dogs have released their show starting breaks single ‘She’s Gone’ on London based Jalapeno Records.
RA speaks to Pete Tong about the recent Miami winter music conference, the current scene in South America and his future plans for a global radio station.
Monday, 02 May 2005 /
It has now been confirmed that both Deep Dish and Danny Howells will be making an apperance in Canberra in what is set to be the event of 2005 in the nations capital.
Postcards from Berlin is the evocative name of the new monthly Sunday night at Honkytonks in Melbourne, taking place every second Sunday.
OM Tour begins in Toronto this weekend.
One of House music’s original dons, both as a DJ & Producer, Sandy Rivera (aka Kings Of Tomorrow) has teamed up with legendary singer, Robert Owens to re-launch his ‘Black Wiz Label’.
UK independent label Anjunabeats has launched a new label imprint for the hot CDR’s that fly across their A&R desk.
Jay Kay and the boys drop another funk fuelled album in time for the Northern Summer.