Techno's four decades evolution and ubiquity can make it tough for anyone to feel truly knowledgeable. With literally thousands upon thousands of records released, creating any kind of brief anthology is a fruitless, unnecessary task. That being said, it never feels like a bad idea to present a list of just some tracks we think deserve some reflection… So here you go. 10 superb techno tracks from between 1998 and 2008 featuring the likes of Omar-S, Juan Atkins, Silent Servant, The Other People Place and more! Dig in...
According to Forbes’ DJ Rich List, Calvin Harris is the highest earning DJ again this year, beating out Dutch goliath Tiesto by a cool $25 million.
Last year Calvin agreed an exclusive three-year partnership with the Hakkasan group, to continue his residency in Las Vegas, with some reports suggesting the DJ earns $400,000 per gig, which has seen his earning rise to an eye-watering $63m.
We have been telling you about Beckwith for some time now. The Anjunadeep signing is following in the footsteps of Dusky, by forging a deep and bass influenced aesthetic under the wings of Above & Beyond’s sister label - Ajunadeep. We last featured him in our Miami edition and he went on to smash our pool party at The Surfcomber. We’ve been hooked ever since.
The Ibiza season is now looming near on the horizon. We covered some of the key 2014 announcements last week but are feeling nostalgic today, so thought we would put a little list of classic Ibiza tracks for you.
So sit back, turn up and hark back to a time when Ibiza was defined by the four-four and pianos ruled the dancefloor.
Trance music is having a hard time right now. The sound has dwindled in popularity in the wake of the EDM explosion, with many of its main characters moving away from the scene and into more commercial spheres.
However there is no doubting the passion of trance fans around the globe and the core of artists who are still representing the sound at the world’s biggest events. For that reason, we would back it to return stronger than ever!
When it comes to nightclubs, there are many factors that seperate the incredible from the woeful. Size however certainly isn’t one of them. Many people prefer their clubs intimate. Small clubs may not have the awe-inspiring wonder of their huge counterparts, but you will usually find a raw and genuine atmosphere that can be missing in the impersonal superclub experience.
Here are five of our favourite intimate party locations, from around the planet.
For 25 years, and the early days of the Winter Music Conference, Miami has been an important testing ground for new electronic music. The tracks that make an impact in Miami during Music Week inevitably go on to become the anthems that soundtrack the summer.
Here are 5 cuts that you are going to hear plenty of in Miami this month!
In these ‘Vegas’ days you could be forgiven for thinking that nightclubs were all created fresh and unique in the grounds of 5 star hotels.
However there are numerous clubs around the planet that started out as something quite different – things that you may not expect.
Here are 5 of our favourites club history tales