“Big, big, big.” It’s June 25th 2009, and one hour into his still-pirate Rinse FM show, Blackdown is jittery. An unmastered new track is drifting through the mix like fog, and the host DJ’s voice cracks with anticipation: “I’m not going to lie, this tune is massive.” He yammers excitedly over the second drop, shouts out Hotflush Recordings boss Scuba for signing the track first, and bigs up the unknown producer, Joy Orbison.
Love International has locked Joy Orbison, Peggy Gou, DJ Harvey and BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix of the Year winner HAAi for 2019's edition.
Running from Wednesday 3rd to Wednesday 10th July 2019 at The Garden Resort in Tisno, Croatia, Craig Richards, Paranoid London, Gerd Janson, Optimo and Ben UFO will also be heading out.
Printworks has revealed the programme for its spring 2019 season. With over 70 artists playing 12 parties in the span of nine weeks, it’s looking set to be a pretty spectacular series.
Among the massive list of names locked to play the peerless London venue are Annie Mac, Kerri Chandler, Joy Orbison, Eats Everything, Or:la, Alan Fitzpatrick, Tama Sumo & Lakuti, Job Jobse and many more.
These are the top UK club events in November 2018. And they're very strong indeed.
London sees Loose Lips on top with mind-blowing future-first stuff via labels UVB 76 and Voitax— Pessimist, Makaton, Cressida b2b Paàl all on the bill.
Gerd Janson is the latest DJ to record an instalment of Fabric’s prestigious monthly mix series, with the 16-track ‘Fabric 89’ that will be released on 19th August.
For it, the Running Back boss has spun tracks and remixes from Boddika & Joy Orbison, The Black Madonna, Traumprinz, John Talabot, Joe Clausell, Caribou, Prins Thomas and Todd Terje, amongst many others.
Taking place on 28th Saturday and 29th Sunday of May, Love Saves The Day is returning to Bristol’s Eastville Park for the fifth year running.
Hot Chip will be bringing their lauded live show to the park, alongside Hudson Mohawke, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Ben Klock, Roman Flügel, David Rodigan, Skream Paranoid London and many more.
While grime dons Stormzy, Section Boyz and Dizzee Rascal have been announced for the West Country two-dayer too.
Full line-up so far and tickets can be found here.
We're pretty fond of Rush Hour Recordings here at DJ Mag HQ, and now fans of the label (old and new) can look back on some of the imprint's best releases from the last twelve months.
With big tunes from Hunee, Leon Vynehall, Joy Orbison and lots more, this might just be one of the best wrap-up compilations of 2015.
Right now, it is already available on RH's Bandcamp page and it is due for purchase on other digital platforms on 1st December.
Check it here.
Life and Death host their first Ibiza club residency at DC10 this summer. It’s curated by Tale of Us and will look to exhibit the darker side of techno, with a weekly rotation of acts including DJ Tennis, Thugfucker, Recondite, Mind Against and Woo York. There'll also be music from Job Jobse, Scuba, Joy Orbison, Mano Le Tough, Ten Walls, and Rødhåd, you can find the full schedule below.
The Garden Festival has just released the first part of its 2015 line-up. Set to take place on 1st — 8th July, this marks the tenth and final year of the festival in Tisno, Croatia.
The first names to be announced include DJ Harvey, Seth Troxler (pictured above), Joy Orbison, Ben UFO, Midland, Craig Richards, Greg Wilson, Crazy P and Psychemagik, with even more to be revealed soon.