Tuesday, 31 May 2011 /
The drum & bass veteran is next in line for the London club's mix series.
The Sandwell District member will take over Smart Bar next month with help from Peter Van Hoesen.
Marcel Dettmann, Dubfire and Modeselektor will also play the Portuguese festival in July.
This week we look at what to do when your music production abilities plateau.
Shitkatapult will release the Berlin outfit's first full-length this month.
The deep house artist will land for sets in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
The French edition of Gilles Peterson's annual event takes place in July.
Virgo, Shina Williams and Bernard Badie appear among the Berlin-based disco/house producer's selections for Beats in Space.
Monday, 30 May 2011 /
The house veterans will hit London this Friday.
The London-based producer's dark debut is due through Off The Uncertain Button / !K7
Ostgut Ton launches a new night at London's Corsica Studios.
The Panorama Bar DJ shares the bill with Kate Simko at Smart Bar next Friday.
Sounds To Sample talk to the Spectral Sound regular about arrangement, EQ and why the last 5% of a song is always the hardest.
Offenbach's much-loved riverside club will throw a weekend of parties for its birthday next month.
The eclectic Dutch festival also features Robert Hood, Tensnake and I-F among others.
The Italian festival's Turkish event also features Deniz Kurtel,
Sunday, 29 May 2011 /
Liverpool's techno up-and-comer has an album due out on Hieroglyphic Being's label.
Saturday, 28 May 2011 /
The Polish-born, Berlin-based DJ/producer turns in an hour of deep, experimental house music for Just Quality Music.
Friday, 27 May 2011 /
The UK disco don will play an all-night set in New York next Saturday.
Tonight's party will no longer take place at EC 2's Red Gallery due to an intervention from the local fire department.
The new London night will also host Rinse FM's Ill Blu.
The Manchester club night will conclude with a two-part bash also featuring DJ Spinna.
ReviveHER team up with Manchester's Naive Melody this weekend in London.
Speedy J and his label will host the next installment of the party on June 3rd.
The five-day Cologne festival will host sets from Paul Kalkbrenner, MCDE, Michael Mayer and Robag Wruhme among many others.
The UK synth addict helms the first edition of Artist Portraits.
JTC producer Tadd Mullinix turns in a mix of soul, hip hop and dusty old library music selections as his alter ego Dabrye.
Thursday, 26 May 2011 /
The Chicago house legend will play at The Sugar Club next Sunday.
Set in the medieval structure of Auditorium San Domenico, the Italian festival also features Scuba, Move D and Space Dimension Controller.
Watch Detroit's Mike Huckaby knock-up a pretty impressive deep house loop on Native Instrument's Maschine in two-and-a-half minutes.
Hector headlines the party at Hewitt Street Car Park this Sunday.
The New York label's next excursion is a limited edition record by Ikue Mori and Julianna Barwick.
The annual Swedish festival has also booked Radio Slave, Mary Ann Hobbs and Alva Noto among others.
The mix heralds Tong's return to Pacha this summer.
James Priestley and Giles Smith have a summery new mix in the pipeline.
The Druffalo crew points us to an epic set from the last party at the legendary disco club, The Saint.
Wednesday, 25 May 2011 /
The former hardcore drummer plays Horst Krzbrg.
The Australian producer will play three dates in the UK beginning this Friday.
The German acid pioneers look back on 20 years of music with a new three-disc collection.
Eluvium and The Sight Below will also play the ambient and experimental event in Seattle.
Seth Troxler, Ben UFO and Michael Mayer are a few of the many acts taking over the Danish capital next week.
The man behind Underground Quality has a new album due out on Mule Electronic.
All Roads Lead to the Dancefloor will be released in phases beginning in August.
A hazy atmospheric mix, including music by Matthewdavid, Brownbear and Ghost Feet, from the American northwest collective.
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 /
Oblique Industries will headline the launch of a new Saturday morning weekly.
Move D will headline next weekend's beachside event in Bloemedaal.
Sasu Ripatti dons his pop-friendly guise for a new album on Moodmusic.
Dixon, DJ Koze, Ame, Axel Boman and more will play together at Mirabe, an outdoor spot with a panoramic view of Barcelona.
The legendary UK jock will make his second appearance at the Berlin club on June 25th.
Needwant Recordings have another sun-kissed mix in the pipeline.
Step away from that sample library—this week we get excited about the art of recording instruments.
The lineups have been announced for 2011's Happy Novi Sad and Elektrana stages.
This September, DFA will release the dance-punk trio's first album in five years.
The two-disc charity compilation features new tracks from Donato Dozzy, Donnacha Costello, Cobblestone Jazz and more.
The Optimo man runs through 40 tracks in 130 minutes, "a selection of (nearly all) British bass and bleep music from 1990 to 2011."
Monday, 23 May 2011 /
Jamie Stevens will spin at Melt next month.
From Friday afternoon to Monday night, RA sums up the afterparty scene in Detroit this weekend during Movement.
The double-disc mix for Cocoon's 2011 season in Ibiza is due for release in June.
Lost in Musik blog looks at how producers can effectively manage their demand for excellence and get music finished, through setting realisable and clear boundries for their work.
The London funky producer is the latest contributor to the label's ongoing mix series.
The Japanese artist has produced the first album on Don Williams' label.
The Brainfeeder man will headline the Brussels club night at the beginning of June.
With separate streams for all five stages, listeners around the world can hear the festival as it takes place.
Sunday, 22 May 2011 /
The double-CD features Roots Manuva, Diplo and The Bug alongside some of digital dub music's pioneers.
Saturday, 21 May 2011 /
Bok Bok, Altered Natives and Scratcha DVA have reworked tracks from the London label.
The Atomic Jam resident brings together Burial, O/V/R, Perc and Anthony Shakir for the first in the Birmingham club night's podcast series.
Friday, 20 May 2011 /
The minimal house superstar has been revealed as the "secret artist" on the vitaminwater stage.
The new label and party are all about "beautiful, melancholic, gorgeous house music."
Nina Kraviz and Deetron will appear alongside the Wagon Repair head next week.
Kaskade, Steve Lawler and Rusko will all play the traveling US festival this summer.
Davide Squillace and Subb-an will helm the bash at Thekla later this month.
The "First Lady of Beatdown" will release her debut album next month.
Moritz von Oswald, Stereolab and the Innervisions crew contribute remixes to the double-disc collection.
Fabric's main man has a new mix to go with his extra-underground event series.
The Turkish selector does deep and deadly house and techno on this live two-hour live recording of his set at Nu Echoes in Riccione late last year. And by all means come see him at our ten year party in London
next month if you're in the 'hood.
Create Digital Music rounds up a bunch of recent synth and electronic music-related films for your viewing pleasure.
Thursday, 19 May 2011 /
The producer will play shows in Melbourne and Sydney.
Over a dozen more artists are booked for the official Movement afterparty next Sunday night.
The two duos join forces at Espace Griffintown this Saturday.
The record will be Uzuri's first full-length. Oliverwho Factory guest.
Ralph Lawson and Motor City Drum Ensemble will be among the talent at the label's showcase event later this month.
The Berghain resident will play a rare Berlin set outside of his home club.
The Polish festival have released their next wave of headliners.
Tim Martin has another lavishly packaged ambient album due out this month.
At the end of June, Bedrock will release a three-disc package of mixes and new tracks.
Adam X/Traversable Wormhole turns in a dark ambient mix under his more experimental moniker. Perfect for late nights, early mornings and the like.
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 /
A trio of parties in North America will lead the Berghain DJ to Detroit.
Lukid and T. Williams will also play the London party next Friday.
Deep Medi Musik will release the English dubstep producer's sophomore LP next month.
The German producer will release his first full-length through his own label, Brise Records.
With just three parties left on the agenda, founder Benjamin Biel talks about the end of his club.
The Black Dog's experimental side project has a new album due out in July.
The Canadian duo's long-awaited album is due for release in August.
Slam turn in a classics mix comprised of their most important and influential Hacienda records between 1986 and 1992.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 /
The Saturday night weekly will also host Daniele Baldelli.
The Bristol-based artist's new full-length features guest appearances from Kowton, Guido, Hyetal and more.
The up-and-coming producer debuts in Glasgow
The event will now take place at Houghton Hall in Norfolk.
As the annual DMC World Championship accepts digital vinyl systems for the first time this year, DJ Tech Tools speaks with Sally McLintock, DMC's world events manager, on the subject of the organisation's last 28 years and where they are headed.
Digitalism and Caspa headline a summer trek across North America.
Alex Smoke and Onur Özer have both been billed for the milestone event later this month.
Was Roland's decision to revive their revered Jupiter range a sound one?
The French festival's eclectic bill also features Laurent Garnier, Kyle Hall, Battles, Scuba and many more.
The young Sardinian will release his first full-length through Amam in June.
Nettwerk will release the synthpop group's next album in September.
The duo behind Berlin's Restoration Records keep it tough but upbeat on this mix for The Daily Bugle. Keep an ear out for the new official remix of Moodymann's "I Can't Kick This Feeling When It Hits" by Appointment (AKA Restoration and LiveJam).
Monday, 16 May 2011 /
The Sydney-based magazine will publish its final issue next week.
Motor City Drum Ensemble, Ben UFO, Optimo and more whet appetites for London's annual summer festival.
The Detroit luminary hits Dublin this month for two consecutive nights.
This year's festival in Copenhagen also features Brandt Brauer Frick, Girl Unit and Space Dimension Controller.
Red Rack'em, Finn Johannsen and Sven Weisemann will also be a part of the venue's 24-hour party later this month.
Ibiza's eclectic new party features Eric Prydz and Annie Mac as residents, and showcases from FWD Rinse and Ed Banger.
Dayve Hawk's next dream pop album is due for release in July.
Sunday, 15 May 2011 /
The Visionquest member mixes up his friends and label mates on the Berlin club's latest mix.
Saturday, 14 May 2011 /
The Detroit native will play three dates in June.
Dan Keeling keeps things light and bouncy for the Juno Plus podcast with tracks from Storm Queen, Joe R Lewis and Mr Master.
Friday, 13 May 2011 /
The Chicago native will play a live A/V set at the Drake Hotel next weekend.
The enigmatic producer will celebrate a year of worldly dance music in Glasgow.
Monkeytown will release a 42 tracks from the German producer's archive next month.
Other artists added to the bill include Digital Mystikz, Distance and Chris Cunningham.
The three-day party during Sonar features Seth Troxler, Loco Dice, Luciano, Moodymann and many more.
The Bedrock boss shares the bill with Adam Beyer at the O2 Academy in Leeds next bank holiday weekend.
Monza will hold a residency at the Manchester mega-club's new white isle location.
Young Turks will release the masked artist's first full-length in June.
More old school drum & bass for your face, courtesy of a techno artist this time around. The Mikrowave boss re-edits a whole heap of vinyl from the mid-'90s for this roots mix.
Thursday, 12 May 2011 /
Lost in Muzik offers an introductory look at groove and swing settings in the popular DAW.
The Wurst Music Co boss will arrive for two parties next weekend.
The Spanish artist uses all-exclusive tracks on the new double-disc mix.
The California house crew headlines a Slowpoke party in Miami this Saturday.
Mobilee, BPitch Control, Cadenza and SCI TEC will all have floating showcases in Barcelona next month.
Channel X and Oliver Koletzki guest on the Berlin producer's second album.
James Ginzburg and Paul Purgas have a new experimental bass LP due out on Subtext.
Defected will release the spiritual producer's next, and supposedly last, house album this month.
Steve Bug and Ralph Lawson will play the new terrace space next Bank Holiday, with an after party that night at Village Underground.
The Hessle Audio boss never went to London's legendary Blue Note club—but that didn't stop him putting together this tribute mix, stacked with '94 - '98 drum & bass/jungle flavours, for Boiler Room
. Catch him spinning somewhat slower tempos at our RA X party
in London next month.
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 /
The collective will release their first 12-inch later this month.
Jennifer Cardini mixes up the German producer's remixes on a new collection, due out in July.
The We Play House artist makes his North American debut at the Evening Standard this Friday.
The Berlin label and promoter will celebrate their third anniversary next month with Alex Cortex, Tyree Cooper, Sven Weisemann and more.
SINO will release the Catalan producer's first LP in June.
The lineup is out for our annual extravaganza at Space in Ibiza, along with details for the rest of the We Love... season.
The breakthrough Bristol producer (yep, another one) steps up to Sonic Router's mix series with an assured selection of ever so slightly skewed house music.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 /
The Dutch producer has added Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane stops to his upcoming tour.
Chris Liebing and Speedy J lead the charge as Collabs, joined by Radio Slave, Marcel Dettmann, Drumcell and more.
The German artist mixes up his own label on the upcoming compilation.
The after hours institution will head to The White Horse next Sunday.
This week we look at different ways of building your music a listenership.
Jim Kirby's latest album returns to the haunted ballroom.
The next compilation on Gilles Peterson's label highlights bass music up-and-comers from around the globe.
RA's third placed DJ in our 2010 top 100
gets deep, sexy and summery, via music from Bakey USTL, Tiga and Julio Bashmore, on this week's Essential Mix.
Monday, 09 May 2011 /
The UK DJ's lengthy journey starts this week and includes stops in the US, Mexico and beyond.
Josh Wink and Space Dimension Controller will also play our rooftop bash in Barcelona.
The shadowy producer will appear alongside visual artist MFO at Chez Jacki this Friday.
The Supplement Facts boss will play six events in the US and Canada starting later this month.
The Sunday night party returns to Ibiza this summer with a diverse cast of guests, including Larry Heard, DJ Koze and Dan Bell.
Sunday, 08 May 2011 /
Ninja Tune will release the singer/songwriter's next LP in June.
Saturday, 07 May 2011 /
Sven Vath, Zip and Marco Carola will also play the annual open-air in Germany this summer.
The UK remix specialist bubbles and squeaks as he moves through tracks from Chateau Flight, Bibio and Four Tet.
Friday, 06 May 2011 /
Seth Troxler, Benoit & Sergio and Lee Curtiss will all play sets at Fuse tomorrow night.
Freude am Tanzen will release Marek Hemmann and Fabian Reichelt's first collaborative album next month.
Bristol bass producer and Build Recordings boss Baobinga ponders the low cost of high production values in modern electronic music and its implications towards a scene overflowing with newcomers and amateurs.
Lucy will join the dubstep producer at Social Club on Saturday.
The Leeds techno artist will release his first album on EPM Music next month.
Ghostly International will release the American newcomer's first LP in July.
Julio Bashmore, Luke Abbott, Dominik Eulberg and Dubfire are just some of the artists booked for Montreal's weekly open air series.
Patrice Bäumel and Nuno dos Santos go for something a little different on their latest 360 podcast. "Instead of blending tracks into each other one by one, dozens of beats and grooves were used to build a solid backbone. On top of that spacious soundscapes, track fragments, voices, echoes and reverberating pads float in and out."
Thursday, 05 May 2011 /
Music From The Late Show will hit shops this month.
The Circus Company mainstay will head to Leeds for the celebration bash.
The Swiss imprint will cross the border for a label showcase with Mark Henning.
The Barcelona label has a new mix and compilation out.
Shed, Kassem Mosse and Alexander Robotnik will also play the intimate Danish festival this summer.
The UK label's Ibiza residency will play host to Frankie Knuckles, Dimitri from Paris and Bob Sinclair and more.
The house artist has another flower-themed album in the works.
Vakant's podcast series hosts the debut DJ mix from the Turkish producer, who has chosen to call it Why Are You Lying Under The Bed.
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 /
The Australian imprint will release 24 tracks across three installments.
Daniel Bell and Kabale und Liebe join in the fun at the label's Movement afterparty at Oslo.
Kompakt will release the West Coast producer's next album in June.
The massive desert party in Spain will also host Carl Cox, John Digweed and many more.
The deep house artist will play a string of dates along the east coast starting next Wednesday in Boston.
Dan Snaith will play with Emeralds and Oneohtrix Point Never at Astra on June 1st, and later that night at Panorama Bar.
The DJ-run initiative continues to support Japan with a fundraiser that's part rave, part exhibition.
Label founder Chloe Harris collaborates with Staple on the upcoming LP.
This week we look at how a good interface can play an active role in making better records
A kosmische-inspired LP from the Greek producer's new side project is out on Permanent Vacation.
The UK techno jock takes a left turn on this selection for fabric, mixing up music from the likes of Grace Jones, The Fall and Bauhaus.
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 /
The progressive house mainstay will land for sets in June.
The Hotflush boss will play a handful of parties leading up to his appearance at Movement in Detroit.
The label will support local industry with a Wednesday night gig and a limited edition set of sake glasses.
The Mushroom Jazz man heads to Detroit next Friday for an official pre-festival party.
The New York-based producer will release his next album in July.
We enter double digits with ten parties in ten cities around the world, each with a secret headliner.
Gerd Janson, No Regular Play and Jurassic Five's Chali 2na have also been confirmed.
A new interpretation of the film-inspired album will come out on M-Plant this June.
"Heroes" is the new theme for Sven Vath's Monday night party in Ibiza.
The UK house producer toughs things up on this 70-minute effort for Dutch site DJ Broadcast.
Monday, 02 May 2011 /
The German house artist is set to DJ in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney.
The 2020 Vision artist will play a string of dates to support his debut album.
Ostgut Ton will release a new solo album from the German artist and sound engineer in July.
According to a piece on Rhizome, scientists have concluded that the shortest possible sound is 0.093 seconds long [via Dummy].