Thursday, 30 Jun 2005 /
Yes. Another classics album. This time from the superclub and brand name that basically defined euphoric trance.
Wednesday, 29 Jun 2005 /
Following New Order and The Pet Shop Boys in any capacity is a tall order. Adam Freeland aims to do it with the latest installment of the Back To Mine series.
The next installment of Bargrooves In Manhattan will be released this September through Ultra Records.
With a career spanning over two decades, the infectious MC Rebel has good authority to compile a retrospective of tracks on his legendary Congo Natty label.
We checked in with Pete Heller to find out how he's been keeping himself out of trouble - stylus or otherwise - as he prepares to hit up Ibiza this weekend.
The details for the forthcoming Cream Fields UK 2005 keep coming. Read on for the latest festival update.
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2005 /
Chibuku vs Circus go head to head with a wealth of talent in Liverpool.
This month we're running a competition where you can win a copy of Ils' third album, Bohemia, just released on Distinctive Breaks.
One of techno's finest DJ/producers heads back down under for a long awaited reunion in August.
International DJ John '00’ Fleming is recovering in hospital after a boating accident at the weekend nearly cost him his life.
JDS have been making and breaking waves in the breakbeat scene with much aplomb over the past couple of years. Through TCR they drop their first album this month.
Rising star Steve Porter will traverse the globe with a huge tour which will visit North America, Australia, Europe and Japan. We annouce the full dates.
Monday, 27 Jun 2005 /
One of London’s recent events to add further flavour to the already busy and exciting London scene Kosmetic Surgery has announced the launch of its latest venture, Kosmetic Kuts.
Much to the joy of many Sydney clubbers, Clean and Serene are set to make their long awaited return to the Sydney Club Scene.
Chris Salt, a DJ on the rise with support for both his production and Djing performances from a number of leading voices in the scene will release a new album through the Kickin Stable - F
RA wipes the mud off the lense and gets dirty in the Glastonbury mud to get the best festival shots for you.
For all those who missed out on pre-sale tickets to Fuzzy's upcoming breakbeat showcase at the Metro on Saturday 9th July featuring Krafty Kuts, JDS and Slyde, they will return at Hijack o
From his early days blending house and techno, this relative new comer to the limelight hit it big when he discovered his fondness for electro.
Sunday, 26 Jun 2005 /
From his early days working at the local Kwik Save - which paid for his vinyl addiction - Mr Scruff has always done what it takes to achieve.
James Zabiela's follow-up to 'Alive' proved to be worth all the anticipation.
Victor is a veteran when it comes to live broadcasts. His popular Future Progression loft parties in Brooklyn, NY led to a show of the same moniker on XM Satellite Radio.
Friday, 24 Jun 2005 /
Tune in. Drop out. It’s time for the weekly radio update!
Thursday, 23 Jun 2005 /
The northern hemi's Summer is in full effect and with it come the endless number of international festivals.
The guerrilla style postering around London eastern streets is rather extensive to say the least and with good cause.
Yoshitoshi favorite Dean Coleman chats to RA and delves into the making of House of Yoshi and his love of technology.
The polysexual electro-house party, Kosmetic Surgery will return with another installment of quality sounds in London Bridge with FC Kahuna.
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2005 /
The annual Godskitchen tour returns with dates in most major Australian cities, and Auckland, New Zealand. Special guest BT is just one of the headliners.
Darkbeat spring to life with not one but two live acts next month. Redbee make their live debut, and Jono Fernandez shows why he is hot property.
New York City is known worldwide as one of the epicenters of fashion, art, business, film and also the electronic music scene.
Although in the game for over 15 years, Jon Carter’s profile is still on the rise, and with good reason.
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2005 /
On the eve of his gig at Def Mix at Pacha this weekend we took the underground sound to Lisbon with Portugal's DJ Vibe.
Family at Seven Nightclub, Melbourne are soon to host the Godfather of UK house and garage, Grant Nelson.
Fabric resident Ali B, continues to push his style of broken beats, through his own Air Recordings label.
Monday, 20 Jun 2005 /
Swedish producer Rikard Frederikson (AKA Probspot) has put his creative juices towards his debut long player for Lost Language with an eclectic artist album entitled ‘Organic Waveforms’.
The German DJ/producer chats to RA about his two loves: music and nature.
Quality home of all thinks broken – Breakbeat Kaos - will drop an exciting debut from the big room sound trio, Pendulum.
Experience the Midas Touch with Starskee when they play Honkytonks in July.
RA catches up with Luke Fair in L.A to discover exactly what makes this global rising star tick.
Sunday, 19 Jun 2005 /
Sound intrudes every aspect of our modern lives – lifts, shopping malls, supermarkets, televisions, radio. Australia’s annual sound arts festival, now in its sixth year Liquid Architecture
Well known within their home towns, Brisbane's D-KO and Melbourne's K-Oscillate are touring together throughout three states in July.
Melbourne’s favourite techno posse are back in June to celebrate The Best of WetMusik Vol. 1 compilation and launch their new funkier imprint Robot Samba with a Robot Samba night.
Japanese DJ/producer Takkyu Ishino will be pulling out all the stops again at his annual Wire techno festival on July 16th.
Saturday, 18 Jun 2005 /
Pacha's Mark Netto talks about what goes on behind the scenes at one of the most revered clubs on Ibiza and the planet.
Friday, 17 Jun 2005 /
It's that time of year again to break out the Sunday Best as We Love... and Space Ibiza are once again re-united.
Another Friday and time for the radio update!
Thursday, 16 Jun 2005 /
Hot on the heels of their debut single, the cheeky Australian (Sydney based) trio Sneaky Sound System will this weekend kick off a European tour.
Chris Fortier currently will soon embark on an Autumn leg of U.S. tour dates to promote his impressive Balance 007 release.
Mark De Clive-Lowe’s will soon embark on a mini-tour of the states to promote his acclaimed broken beat/soul album 'Tide's Arising'.
Cinema patrons will be getting a tribal workout when the lights go out for Universal's new picture.
Its not just the aussie cricketers who have landed in the UK to take over the British Isles. The up-coming Chew The Fat at The End will have a distinctly Antipodean flavour.
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2005 /
The Yoshitoshi duo - Ali and Sharam - prepare for the release of their new album.
Over 60 dj's premier dj's and artists will be joining them for the 3 day event and serve a plethora of live electronic sounds and beats.
Deleted, and hard to find tracks will be once again offered to the general public at large for the first time in years.
The House Music Awards and this year sees them return with a new site, new categories, and just like last year the first rounds of votes will determine who the Nominees for 2005 will be.
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2005 /
As if you haven't already got enough things to put in your diary this summer, Cream have come back again with their legendary Creamfields.
Pharmacy's Anarchy in the UK party will bring techno, screaming acid, belting hard trance and hard dance all together under one roof at the Metro for one night only.
Armand Van Helden drops his new artist album 'Nympho' in time for summer.
One of the less heralded online homes of fresh sounds, Dimensional Radio has undergone an overhaul over recent weeks and with a a new look is looking to stamp its forward thinking app
New York’s summer is heating up with the combined forces of The Joint, Flawless Media, and Promoter Ruben Rave bringing a series of parties to the Canal Room (285 West Broadway).
In the build up to his extensive upcoming tour diary - Mylo has announced the release of new single 'Doctor Pressure'.
Today we conclude RA's 2005 Sonar Prologues with the minimal techno legend Richie 'Plastikman' Hawtin.
Monday, 13 Jun 2005 /
Lee Coombs has decided that it's time... time to move on from one of breakbeat's finest labels and to establish his own.
The UK’s longest running house label, Azuli Records, are soon to reach a landmark that is normally reserved for the touring Australian cricketers – the big 200!
Satoshi Tomiie opens up his electronic soul to RA as he gears up for his first Ibiza gig in 2005 at the Def Mix residency.
The Norwegian duo have finally completed the follow-up to 2002's acclaimed "Melody A.M".
James Zabiela once again joins forces with Renaissance for the follow-up to 2004’s acclaimed ALiVE mix album.
A favourite on the London hip hop scene, and a resident at London's FABRICLIVE Joe Ransom will soon join the Kiss 100 FM roster.
Sunday, 12 Jun 2005 /
Brisbane’s Soma Rasa (Bill and Dan Hazard) are carving their reputation in the Australian scene with their fine blend of ‘Electro Phonography’ and have announced a upcoming tour dates to
Arman Van Buuren and Armada Music are now offering a year's subscription for unlimited access to all A State of Trance Radio Shows for just €25.
Tweek'd Records launched by Ralph Cedeno in 2004 slates two releases for the next month.
37,000 punters, 100 DJs and live PAs, 5 stages, 3 open-air tents and 1 club in the middle of a desert in Spain.
Friday, 10 Jun 2005 /
Danny Howells Australian tour has commenced with Howells doing stops in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney this weekend. We have the set times for his Melbourne party at Room680.
Our last Sonar Prologues for this week come from two production gurus, and a production guru with two names.
Hip hop happens this long weekend in Melbourne when guests DJ Cash Money (USA) and Peatnut Butter Wolf (USA) headline at the Esplanade hotel
DJ Hell has carved a sizeable following with a niche sound over a successful career which has spanned 25 years. The founder of International Gigolo Records plays The Key this weekend.
The Askesian Society will be putting on a casual, relaxed West London Swaray this weekend in aid of a good cause.
Now signed to Distinctive Breaks after the temporary collapse of Marine Parade, Ils delivers his third album, Bohemia, focussing on melodic breaks.
Cream return to the fold with the upcoming release of Cream:AudioDeluxe ‘Electric Summer’.
Exciting, fresh and hot; British duo Grand National are set to make waves on their US debut this weekend.
Thursday, 09 Jun 2005 /
Today’s Sonar prologues feature the rockstars. These guys have held it down in a band, turned it up to 11 and rocked it.
Two events plus two huge headliners equals one massive weekend for Pacha Music in London.
It has been two years since the last Prime Mover party, but the crew is back in June for a one off night of drum'n'bass versus breaks from the Beats Working collective.
Trance fans who’ve been waiting patiently for a new compilation from Dutch supremo Ferry Corsten will be pleased to know that a new release is imminent.
Wednesday, 08 Jun 2005 /
Today we continue RA's 2005 Sonar Prologue series with interesting stage names, and these don't get much weirder than Basteroid and DJ Yoda.
Mauro Picotto brings his Meganite sound to London's Turnmills this Friday.
There's an exodus of breakbeat DJs from Melbourne to Geelong this weekend. One of them is perennial favourite Brewster B who will be headlining Beat Banc.
In a strange pairing Xbox and Green Velvet get together as Green Velvet does a live show in Liverpool to promote his new LP 'Walk In Love'.
Dave Seaman tours South America and Greece for his new Audio Therapy project Across Borders : Greece.
Come the first Saturday of July, techno enthusiasts will be tiptoeing across the tulips in Holland.
Australia's premier hip hop trio is set to embark upon a short run of east coast dates in support of their much lauded album "The Books Full".
Tuesday, 07 Jun 2005 /
Having caught up with two of the big boys of Sonar yesterday, today we feature two of the festival's leading ladies. Ellen Allien and Miss Kittin, both based out of Berlin, are experienced
Prestigious venues and artists are the order of the day for this summer’s Jazz Cafe Picnics with headline performances from Lemon Jelly and Royksopp.
Tim Deluxe is back with 'Reflections'; Out through his own AT Records this month.
On August 13th Chibuku Shake Shake, Liverpool’s number one underground club night, and eclectic hot-steppers Sick Trumpet are joining forces for a summer shindig.
RA can confirm that Basement Jaxx will replace Kylie at this years Glastonbury Festival.
The house legend and Def Mix member has an ol' school house chat with RA in a preview to this year's Def Mix Ibiza residency.
Monday, 06 Jun 2005 /
Knuckles, Morales, Tomiie and Romero bring their definitive New York house sound to Pacha Ibiza every Saturday.
Fast rising West London house label, Buzzin’ Fly will celebrate their 2nd Birthday this month with a special night at The End.
To give you a taste for festival (and encourage you last minute types to pull a finger out), RA caught up with some of the festivals brightest lights with this interview series on RA.
Mark Rae drops a Dancehall mix full of variety for Trust The DJ.
Disco-breakz-funkster combo Slyde, made up of Robin 12Tree and Jason Laidback will soon embark on an Australian tour.
This Saturday, June 11, sees the return of Resonance at Public Life, one of the newest monthlies on London’s clubbing schedule.
Sunday, 05 Jun 2005 /
The start of summer sees John Digweed crossing the Atlantic for a six-date U.S & Canada tour.
Danny Spencer and Kelvin Andrews make a return to acid house values and the sounds of 1981 on their debut full-length release.
Friday, 03 Jun 2005 /
Skol Beats, Renaissance, Miami's WMC, Apple's EMagic Demo, Coachella with New Order, and loads more in Hernan's latest RA Column!
RA brings you the full Nick Warren GU028:Shanghai track listing and summer tour dates.
Another week and time for the Friday Radio Update!
Soma Rasa are well and truely back! They played live recently in Brisbane supporting Infusion, have been on remix duty for Kid Kay Ferris and now have a new single out in June.
Richie Hawtin will soon embark on a huge global tour to promote the forward thinking DE9: Transitions release.
Leaving Fabio behind to run things for their show on BBC Radio1, Grooverider is set to tour Australia in July 2005.
House Your Night is a definate play on words, and is guaranteed to be easier to say after a beer and a boogie at Double O in Melbourne.
Thursday, 02 Jun 2005 /
This Friday, June 3, sees the last installment of Sasha’s Fundacion residency at Crobar NYC.
RA gives you the chance to win tickets to one of the UK's best festivals.
After a fantastic 12months, London's Formula will celebrate its first birthday this weekend.
Defected boss Simon Dunmore steps up to the plate for the 14th in the 'In The House' series.
Rowan Blades, one half of Breeder, will soon call Australia home in a long term move down-under.
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2005 /
Mr C and M.A.N.D.Y launch new Superfreq imprint at The End this month.
New dates have been added to the Ali B Australian tour and the Melbourne event shuffled. Get along to experience the sounds of Ali's new Y4K release on Distinctive Breaks.
Miami's duo of Oscar G and Ralph Falcon aka Murk remix Lee Coomb's classic 'Shiver'.
In our latest interview with Melbourne DJ Nick Thayer, he gives the lowdown on his new residency which launches on Wednesday 1 June, and his busy production and remix schedule.
Grammy winning artist with Dirty Vegas, Paul Harris, will soon embark on his first Australian tour.
Catch Marshall Jefferson, Jeff Mills, Superpitcher and Farley "Jack Master" Funk and many others spinning for free on Wednesday nights in the Windy City over the summer.