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SIX ARTISTS YOU NEED TO SEE AT GLOBALGATHERING 2014

Our must-see acts for this weekend’s festival

2020 VISION: LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT

Ralph Lawson's Leeds house music institution 2020 Vision celebrates 20 momentous year

TRAXSOURCE TEAMS UP WITH AUDIOLOCK

Labels get instant anti-piracy protection by ticking a box

FORWARD MOVEMENTS

Detroit's annual Movement Festival has evolved into a mecca for unity, love and hope

TAKE TEN: A-TRAK

A-Trak talks about the tracks that helped define his sound
POINT BLANK TUTORIAL

EXAMPLE ON SONGWRITING, COLLABORATION & MAJOR LABELS

Point Blank speak to the dynamic artist

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SCENE FOCUS: AUSTRALIA

With Miller Genuine Draft

REVIEW: WISH OUTDOOR FESTIVAL 2014

DJ Mag endures the Dutch EDM fest and makes it out alive

LET'S GO OUTSIDE

Diynamic announces alternative residency at Cova Santa
Cowboy Town - Sole Intent - Lossless Music

This dark and brooding track has a callous and twisted, menacing vibe. Doing its rounds on the dub circuit for a while, it’s finally time to be fully unleashed to the world. Jungle drum patterns and distant fog horns.

Estate - Mella Dee - Omena

Tasty and tough three-tracker from one half of Mista Men, now very much striking out on his own. Raw, no-frills dutty house music for those raggedy dances where you don’t mind a few spilt pints on your crispy creps and where you’ll enjoy the aroma of a cheeky biffter wafting through the air. Check 'Warehouse' for its flashes of grime simplicity and hypnotic roll.

Sense of You EP - Jay West & Manuel Sahagun feat Cody ChestnuTT - Klangkultur Schallplatten

There are few male vocals in modern soul music which even approach delivering the deep, velvet joy which avid helmet-wearer Cody ChestnuTT’s evokes. So this is obviously pretty sensational. Argentineans West and Sahagun treat his sumptuous vox with the utmost respect, a deeply satisfying dub bassline driving things along skilfully. Okain’s mix goes stabby garage, while label bosses Dirk Hermann and Andreas Mueller evoke the spirit of Raze’s heart-breaking 'Break 4 Love' on their interpretation.

'Lonely Daze' - KATE TEMPEST - Big Dada

"Not only a long-time friend and co-collaborator of mine, but also one of the finest rhymers, poets, playwrights and published authors in the country. Kate's approach to lyricism constantly pushes the boundaries of the art-form, and her new album will definitely have an impact on how rappers are measured."