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Ten influential records from the mighty Twitch

This Take 10 feature could almost have been invented to showcase the Optimo duo's magnificently eclectic influences. Renowned for their legendary Sunday night sessions at the Sub Club in Glasgow in the nineties and noughties.

Keith McIvor and Jonnie Wilkes

Keith McIvor and Jonnie Wilkes, aka Optimo (Espacio), have helped define Glasgow’s musical landscape for over two decades with their eclectic and dynamic dancefloor selections. As 2022 marks Optimo’s milestone 25th anniversary, a tour of their home city reveals the ethos behind their inimitable sound

A love of dancing runs deep in Glasgow. And no one better embodies the city’s enduring passion for getting together on the dancefloor than Keith...

Head down to Corsica Studios tonight for Glasgow legends Optimo

‘Um-ing’ and ‘ah-ing’ about where to take your tush for a dance tonight? Smarties haven’t got the answer, but we have. Get on down...

And the beginning of the next

Fresh from bidding their Optimo E!spacio club night in Glasgow a fond, sweaty farewell, the Optimo DJs Twitch and Wilkes are embarking upon a new...

The duo will take over the club all night for three of the dates...

Optimo are set to take over London's Phonox for four dates this summer.

The residency will kick off on July 12th and run each Friday...

Sub Club Optimo

City council officials in Glasgow are being urged to mark the anniversaries of two world famous nightlife institutions in Scotland's club capital.


Sub Club celebrates...

There's a new software package for DJs from eJay.com

DJ Mixstation 4 is new software for quick and easy mixing on PC laptops. It's got all the essential controls for beat matching and crossfading...

Red Bull Music Academy returns to the French capital...

Red Bull Music Academy has shared details of a new, week-long Parisian city festival launching on 19th September.

The event will take in venues across...

This line-up is EVERYTHING...

Croatian-based house and disco festival Love International is set to return to The Garden, Tisno, next June, with acts including The Black Madonna, Ben UFO...

Dutch brand returns to Croatia for second year...

Dekmantel Selectors returns to Croatia for a second edition in 2017, and once again the festival will be packing serious heat, including German techno favourite...

Ewan McVicar releases new EP, 'Movin' On Over', on Optimo Music Digital Danceforce: Listen

Ewan McVicar has dropped a new EP, 'Movin' On Over', on Optimo Music Digital Danceforce. 


The winner of DJ Mag's Best of British Awards 2021...

They're taking demo submissions, too...

Optimo's JD Switch has announced that Optimo Trax, the sister label of Optimo Music, is no more.

JD Switch and Jonnie Wilkes created the label...

The UK producer was part of Cause4Concern and owner of Red Light Records

Drum & bass artist Optiv, otherwise known as Edward Holmes, has passed away.

Originally from the UK but more recently living in Switzerland, Holmes rose...

The plugin giants now offer 10 plugins for $19.99 a month...

Waves have introduced a rent-to-own system for their mixing plugins. The new infastructure called Flex allows Waves users and wannabe users to pay $19.99 a...

House don vents on dodgy promoters and pirates

Tech house DJ and producer, Timo Garcia has spoken out on the pitfalls of breaking through to the dance music scene.

Speaking to The Sun...