The cause of legendary trance artist Robert Miles' death has been revealed, with the Italian DJ/producer and founder of OpenLab passing away from cancer on Wednesday (10th May).
According to a statement posted by OpenLab — the radio station headed up by Miles since 2012 — the producer passed away from stage 4 metastatic cancer aged just 47.
“Robert passed away peacefully last night after a courageous battle with stage 4 metastatic cancer over the last 9 months," the statement reads.
Robert Miles, the Swiss-born Italian musician born Robert Concina, has died aged 47.
The trance legend, best known for producing iconic '90s track 'Children', was battling cancer at the time of his death.
Miles' 'Children' became one of the best-selling dance tracks of all time after its release in 1995, reaching number one in more than 12 countries.
Cocoon Ibiza has revealed the line-up for its 2017 season, which runs for 14 Mondays from 29th May at Amnesia Ibiza.
Joining Cocoon Ibiza head honcho Sven Väth as residents will be Ricardo Villalobos, who spins 6 exclusive shows across the summer.
The Chilean minimal master will also be joined by Adam Beyer (seven shows), Nina Kraviz (5 shows) and Ilario Alicante (seven shows).
Cocoon Ibiza’s 18th season will also see Seth Troxler, Âme, Rødhåd, Ben Klock, Raresh, Solomun, Craig Richards, Ben UFO, Gerd Janson, tINI and more also spin through the summer.
UPDATE: Adam Beyer’s team have confirmed that there is no plan to launch Drumcode in Ibiza at this time.
Adam Beyer sparked rumours that he is set to launch a Drumcode series for Ibiza 2017 this weekend with a photo on his Facebook account.
The post, which showed Beyer by the sea in what appears to be Santa Eulalia on the White Isle, was accompanied by the caption, “A new place called home. Ibiza!”
You can see the full Facebook post below.
Layton Giordani landed on Drumcode with his debut album, ‘Where It Begins’, on Monday (27th February). To celebrate the occasion he’s turned in a Fresh Kicks mix, which you can listen to below.
Production golden boy Giordani first hit Adam Beyer’s Drumcode imprint last year with ‘Rivington’ on the ‘A-Sides Vol 5’ compilation.
He’s also previously caught the eye of none other than Carl Cox, who signed him up on his Intec label for the release of ‘Never Forgotten’ in 2015.
Adam Beyer hits Soma Records on 31st March for their 25th anniversary release, ‘Soma25’, with a brand new track titled ‘Just Things’ . You can listen to the exclusive premiere of it below.
Soma Records was founded in Glasgow by Slam, Glenn Gibbons and Dave Clarke, and quickly became one of UK electronic music’s most well-respected labels through the release of classics like Slam’s ‘Positive Education’.
Ultra Music Festival, returning to Miami's Bayfront Park and running from 24th-26th March 2017, has unveiled over 40 additional names to its stacked line-up to include Adam Beyer, Chase & Status, Seth Troxler, Maya Jane Coles and many more.
Movement Detroit, taking place Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May, has revealed its second wave of artists to include Richie Hawtin, Octave One, Seth Troxler and many more.
The festival also confirms deadmau5 under his Testpilot alias, Cajmere, Heidi, Mind Against, Terrence Dixon and Paco Osuna.
Carl Craig will perform a Versus set with the Synthesizer Ensemble, while Ben Sims is slated to go back-to-back with Truncate.
Slam have revealed they will celebrate 25 years of their Soma Records imprint with a five-vinyl compilation, ‘Soma 25’. It lands on Friday 31st March.
The release features a raft of new material, including a new modular Slam remix of Daft Punk’s ‘Drive’, as well as tracks from Jeff Mills, Robert Hood, Adam Beyer, Josh Wink and more.
You can listen to the original version of Daft Punk’s ‘Drive’ at the bottom of the page.
The Rainbow Venues has announced the full line-up for its Chapter XIII event, which is set to take place on Saturday 15th April.
Adam Beyer, The Black Madonna, Jamie Jones, Apollonia, Zip, Midland, Treatment, Dense & Pika, Joseph Capriati, Dubfire, Gerd Janson, Mark E, John Dimas and Premiesku are set to spin, amongst many others.
Influential labels such as Drumcode, Leftfoot and Art of Dark will host stages at this year’s event.
You can check out the full line-up below and click here to buy tickets.