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Over 30 staff have lost their jobs

The Art School, one of Glasgow's leading venues for electronic music, has gone into liquidation. 

32 staff, who have been on zero hours contracts since...

The service was used in the past by a number of musicians...

Crowd-funding organisation PledgeMusic has gone into liquidation after plans to sell the company recently fell through.

The move could mean that a number of artists...

Ticket buyers won’t be offered a refund...

Groovefest, which was set to take place at a resort on the Barcelo Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, from Sunday 4th to Sunday...

London Pleasure Gardens in liquidation

London Pleasure Gardens ltd has gone into administration, a source close to the company has informed DJ Mag

The company operating the LPG...

Big dance music distributor goes under

Amato, the highly respected distribution company responsible for distributing the music of labels like Kompakt, 2020 Vision, Anjunabeats, Distinctive, Cr2, Buzzin' Fly and many more...

WMG took a grand total cash-out to $504 million...

Warner Music Group has liquidated its entire equity in Spotify, bringing a grand total cash-out of $504 million.

Warner Music Group has seen a major...

The initiative is headed by VH1's Save The Music Foundation

The J Dilla Music Tech Grant has been announced. 

Named after the late Michigan producer, who was born James Dewitt Yancey in 1974, the grant will...

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...

Liverpool label management company and online shop close in another blow

In another blow for the dance music industry, famed Liverpudlian record shop 3 Beat has closed its label management wing and online store with immediate...

Rebuilding the Bloc brand

The chaotic evacuation of Bloc 2012 last summer touched many. However, many remain in the dark about the factors causing the festival's premature closure. In light of Bloc's recent return to London to a specially licensed East London venue last month, we sat down with Bloc's George Hull to hear the full story and more about the new series...

Ben Sims on his first ever gig

“My first-ever public DJ set was the annual school end-of-year disco at Chadwell Heath High School, Essex in 1986 (I think). It was my first...

What could the demise of HMV mean for dance music?

Darius Syrossian arguing that truly dedicated record buyers, those with an eye for specialist vinyl – house, techno, d&b, breaks etc – shouldn't lament the downfall of a corporate chain such as HMV raises some interesting questions.

The full story ahead of Bloc London series launch

While the Bloc 2012 catastrophe has been widely documented, speculated to high heaven by bloggers, journalists and hordes of self-appointed pundits on Twitter, the actual reasons for the event's failure remain a little unclear to most. We sat down with Bloc's George Hull for the full story...

Dub’s influence on dance music stretches back from the earliest shoots of acid house...

“When it comes to music, it’s a small world,” says dub maestro Mad Professor, fresh from a month-long tour of Australia.

“Just take that tune...

Best known among dance music fans for collaborating with Daft Punk on ‘Discovery’s ‘One More Time’ and ‘Too Long’, Romanthony's ‘Romanworld’ found the US producer's...

On the face of it, ‘Romanworld’ looks like a pretty conventional electronic music album. Released in 1996 by UK indie Azuli, it rounds up...