Just after 6:00 PM on August 4th, 2020, an explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut killed at least 125, injured 5,000 and displaced over 300,000. The city’s nightlife has been gravely impacted as well.
The Guardian reports that among the structural damage inflicted on dozens of buildings belonging to shops, restaurants and other businesses,
Distant Dancefloors: New Pioneer DJ Documentary Looks At COVID-19’s Impact On Electronic Music Industry
See an early look at how the pandemic has impacted the electronic music business.
Pioneer DJ has released a documentary, Distant Dancefloors, about the early impact of COVID-19 on the electronic music industry. It features interviews with Blondish, Eats Everything, Honey Dijon, Luciano, Rebuke and others as they first started to deal with the fallout
Our latest weekly article features new mixes together with some older ones, covering a wide spectrum of Psychedelic sub-genres and old school vibes, to more chilled and downtempo ones. This week, enjoy DJ Emiri’s exclusive mix!
we’ve selected mixes from DJ Emiri, Tristan, Psychedelic Universe, BLiSS, Altered State, Goa Jonas, Aum Shanti, Dj Woos, OxyFlux,
While most music festivals have been cancelled in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a new entertainment complex will display “the theatrical, interactive artwork synonymous with these events” in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 930sq m open-air gallery, known as Art Island, will tentatively make its debut in September as part of the new entertainment complex and
The UK Music industry has rallied for further government relief with a new campaign.
Launched on the 2nd of July, UK music members behind #LetTheMusicPlay wrote an open letter to the government, urging them to support the live music industry.
In the letter, published on UKmusic.org, #LetTheMusicPlay signees outlined three “key asks” for the government in
Beatport will reportedly reintroduce the “Hard Techno” genre category on July 28th, 2020 after removing it in February.
Communications to that effect from Beatport Artist Relations have been shared by U.K. DJ and producer D.A.V.E. the Drummer (whose Facebook post has since been deleted). They promise that songs will be moved back into the category from “Techno
Words by Tom Parker
How familiar are you with the music phenomenon, synthwave?
Since the early 2000s, the synthwave genre has captured the imagination of electronic enthusiasts the world over. First pioneered by the likes of composers, John Carpenter, Jean-Michel Jarre, Giorgio Moroder and Tangerine Dream, during the 1980s, synthwave has since been championed by
The controller and laptop combination is extremely common in today’s DJ scene. The combination of excellent software with the affordability of controllers has helped spark a new era of DJing. But, there are occasions where you either need or want a controller that doesn’t need a laptop.
Pioneer XDJ-XZ – Best All-In-One DJ Controller
A recent event in New York City has drawn criticism after footage was released showing a large crowd of concertgoers dancing in close proximity. On Saturday, hundreds of people gathered under the Kosciuszko Bridge for a secret concert. It’s been reported that police had trouble breaking up the gathering due to its immense size.
“Artists and graphic designers like working on music projects because they get creative freedom,” says Gemma Curtin, co-curator of Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers, on view at the Design Museum, London W8 (until 14 February). The show explores the design and aesthetics that define electronic music. Curtin says: “Graphic designers like Peter Saville
Getting music signed these days as an upcoming producer is hard. Really hard. But despite how disconcerting it can be, sometimes you just need a little help from someone who believes in your work. Introducing Korsakov Music – the Drum & Bass label who are hoping to make a difference with the release of ‘Future
With an unconditionally futurist state of mind, Guy J‘s Lost & Found reveals over fifteen minutes of extraordinary state-of-the-art productions. This unique Malta-based record label is back with another brilliant release, exploring high-quality with a spotlight on the magic within the grooves. As his record label marks it’s 70th release, Guy J proceeds with his
Not six months after their last outing on Get Physical, Monkey Safari are back with two more of their perfectly playful house tunes. For the best part of the last decade now, Lars Rühlemann and Sven Fröhlich have been serving up a quirky and curious take on house music that has brought real character to
Jump-start summer with a fantastic collection of remixes of Marius Maier, aka Re.You‘s excellent ‘Maison’ album from May this year. Top contemporary artists who are all close personal DJ friends of Marius all feature to add their own slant and style, including his brother Santé, plus Rodriguez Jr., Anja Schneider, Floyd Lavine, Kadosh and plenty
PlattenBank Records presents the long-awaited sixth part of the bestselling edition compiled by Guy Mantzur. Secrets #6 is a wonderful testament to innovation that expands boundaries and delivers a collection of exclusive tracks that make up the most perfect 80-minute playlist. From the intelligent introduction by Mariano Montori & Gespona to the ever-evolving “Promises” by
#Summer Vocal Positive Vibes Mix #Music to the car #chillout #Relax #Beach
Like I mention on my story, I have many mixes from 2012/2013 which arent anywhere on my social media 🙂 More of You, says that I should add it here so I hope that some of You will like this one which is
The warm sounds of the music along with a few authentic skips and or pops here in there of a vinyl definitely add to the adventures of making a DJ Mix. DJ Spivey wanted to record “Volume One” on the weekend but the music “called” him late last evening (When the music calls, you definitely
JakoJako is a Berlin-based techno artist who primarily performs live and uses modular synthesis extensively in her music. Last year she released her debut EP on Leisure System, and she also works at SchneidersLaden, one of the world’s most famous stores for modular synth gear.
In this episode of Patch Notes, she records an emotive