PC Music’s Danny L Harle has announced a debut album and new interactive clubbing experience, 'Harlecore'.
Ahead of the launch on 26th February, the single 'On A Mountain' has been unveiled, a cut credited to DJ Danny, one of four residents set to grace the virtual venue alongside MC Boing, whose 'Boing Beat' also recently dropped, DJ Mayhem and DJ Ocean.
Legendary UK label Moving Shadow is set to be reborn under a new collective banner, Over/Shadow, spearheaded by 2 Bad Mice.
Over/Shadow is the brain child of 2 Bad Mice, AKA Sean O'Keeffe and Si Colebrooke, who were were closely linked to Moving Shadow in its early years, and helped co-run the label alongside its founder Rob Playford, who was also an original member of the group. Moving Shadow was responsible for some of the most seminal UK rave music of the '90s.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ John Frusciante is releasing a new album inspired by breakbeat, hardcore and jungle.
Titled ‘Maya’, the album will be released on 23rd October on Venetian Snares' Timesig label. It’s not the guitarist’s first foray into electronic music, having released experimental and acid techno EPs under the Trickfinger alias over the years. Earlier this year, he released a new EP under the alias titled 'Look Down, See Us'.
JASSS has announced a new EP on Whities.
'Whities 027' is the first solo work we've had from the critically acclaimed producer and DJ since her first album, 'Weightless', in 2017. The new material will arrive on 20th March.
Pegged as "an unapologetic ode to rave", the two tracks are inspired by the artist's formative years on the dancefloor as a teenager. Opening number, 'Turbo Olé', sets the bar high via powerhouse breaks and frenzied synth lines — take a listen below.
Marc Acardipane, known to many as the Godfather of Hardcore, is set to re-release a number of his classic works as part of a new compilation.
The 34-track release features remastered versions of songs produced under a variety of aliases going back over the last 30 years, including Mescalinum United, Pilldriver, Rave Creator, Marshall Masters, and The Possessed.
He's also enlisted a number of current heavyhitters from the techno world to remix some of his classic tracks, with the likes of Perc, JASSS, VTSS, Solid Blake, Dasha Rush, and Gabber Eleganza amongst them.
An inquest has ruled the death of Fantazia co-founder Gideon Dawson as drug related.
The rave promoter is thought to have succumbed to health complications stemming from a 'cocktail of drugs', including morphine which he was prescribed after breaking a number of ribs.
He was found dead in his Cheltenham, UK home on 14th April 2019, aged 51.
Hardstyle festival Defqon.1 has been cancelled “indefinitely”, it has been announced.
The Sydney, Australia edition of the festival, organised by Q-Dance, released a statement on 30th May, revealing that the Sydney International Regatta Centre had pulled its support for the festival, making it impossible to go ahead.
LMajor teams up with Mani Festo this month to deliver the second edition of 'Club Glow', the mixtape series launched last year by Denham Audio and Borai.
Split into two sides packed with original tracks, the A features 11 cuts from Mani Festo, while the B brings together a whopping 17 new tunes from LMajor.
A compilation mix from each artist has been recorded to cassette tape, plus all tracks will be available separately via digital download.