R3 Soundsystem are uniting the dance music community once again on 3rd December, against Trump, against Boris, and against Farage.
At 7pm the soundsystem will be firing up in London's Trafalgar Square, in association with Love Music Hate Racism and Stand Up to Racism.
The protest is arranged to coincide with Trump's visit to London for the NATO Heads of State summit, as on 3rd December the Queen will be hosting a reception for him at Buckingham Palace.
R3's three Rs stand for:
An anthology of Freaky Dancing, the acid house fanzine that was distributed outside the Haçienda in 1989 and 1990, is to be published later this month by The Quietus' publishing wing.
The book, titled Freaky Dancing: The Complete Collection, will feature a foreword written by legendary producer A Guy Called Gerald and will compile all 11 issues which were released between July 1989 and August 1990. Many copies were handed out for free to those queuing to get into the Haçienda while others were distributed more widely around Manchester.
A raft of UK DJs turned out to oppose Donald Trump’s visit on Friday 13th July. A Revolution Day event saw a free party take to the streets organised by Gideön, which began at Soho Radio HQ early in the afternoon.
By the time the DJ Mag crew turned up, we’d already missed Seth Troxler’s set but Midland and Breach were going b2b in front of the Great Windmill Street crowd — a gorgeous mix of LGBTQs, industry folk and free party people — with some feelgood classics.
The mighty Rinse FM has announced a vast new wave of residents station’s summer season featuring the likes of Jackmaster, Laurel Halo, Barely Legal and many more.
Since launching in 1994 Rinse FM has been one of, if not the most vital radio station in promoting underground music in the UK given its early and ongoing championing of grime, dubstep, bass, garage and other UK-born styles of electronic music.
Fabric are teaming up with famous British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood next month, to host a Mad Max-themed clubnight with music from A Guy Called Gerald.
Titled SWITCH, the night will be built around Westwood's Climate Revolution charity, and is billed as “an exclusive night in aid of climate change”.
There will also be a speech by Westwood at the event, alongside sustainable energy fund Ecotricity’s Dale Vince, with a DJ set from A Guy Called Gerald.
As was widely reported in global media on Friday, ex US military servicemen Micah Johnson, an African-American, shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others, as well as two civilians, in a sniper attack at a rally against police violence in Dallas.
Normski, the host of groundbreaking '90s BBC2 TV show Dance Energy, is going back on the air again for a session on DJ Mag TV.
The legendary presenter will playing a DJ set, streamed live, this Thursday at Work.London in Chapel Market Islington together with a huge line-up of friends.
Joining Normski for the event are Selecta Bros (A Guy Called Gerald & JB), Alex Arnout, Asad Rizvi, Shane Watcha and Norms.
Louder Than Words is a new alternative literary festival “celebrating words — oral, written and published — associated with the music industry”. It’s taking place in Manchester, England from November 14th – 16th.
The Zoo Project returns to Donington Park in the Midlands this summer (September 12th — 14th) for its third UK festival.
Groove Armada head up a strong, discerning line-up on a bill that also includes Steve Lawler, James Zabiela, Shy FX with Stamina MC, and a live set from 'Voodoo Ray' man A Guy Called Gerald.