George Michael died on Christmas Day (25th December), as confirmed by his publicist.
The former Wham! singer was found on Christmas morning, having died from heart failure. His longtime manager reportedly stated that Michael “passed away peacefully at home”, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
His publicist later added, "It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.
The #savefabric campaign is releasing 111 tracks as part of a brand-new compilation to support the fight to reopen the nightclub, and it's set to drop next month on 4th November.
“The closure of fabric has seen a reaction that has been completely humbling and overwhelming to all of us on the team,” said fabric's owners. “This response perfectly encapsulates everything the electronic music community represents.
Soundcrash Productions has announced that its new music venue, echoes, is set to open this weekend (7th July) at 261 Kingsland Road in Haggerston, Hackney.
The London-based promoter has already put on a surprise show by Ninja Tune’s Machinedrum at the space, as well as locking in performances from GoGo Penguin (live), Daedelus, Lapalux, Inga Copeland, Clap! Clap!, Nightwave, Teebs, Shigeto and many more over the first few weeks of opening.
FaltyDL and Machinedrum will both release EPs on Ninja Tune later this month, the latter through the label’s subsidiary Big Dada.
‘Visceral’ is the follow-up to FaltyDL’s ‘Rich Prick Poor Dick’ EP, released in September. The two-track release is in a similar vein to the dancefloor-orientated sound that the New York producer returned to after his 2014 album ‘In The Wild’.
A collaborative project between Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum, JETS have announced their new EP 'The Chants' on Edgar's own imprint Ultramajic, set for release on 11th May.
Fans of the Ultramagic imprint can catch the whole crew at DJ Mag Sessions this Friday 3rd April, where label head Jimmy Edgar will spin alongside Machinedrum and Chambray in Egg LDN's recently refurbished main room.
On Good Friday (3rd April), DJ Mag Sessions returns to Egg LDN with an Ultramajic showcase.
Featuring label boss Jimmy Edgar alongside labelmates Machinedrum and Chambray for a wicked night of new age electro, soulful footwork riddums and edgy New Jersey beats.
A new charity project has launched called Beating Heart, which commissions remixes of material taken from the largest collection of African music in the world in an initiative to help the communities where it was originally recorded.
The archive of the International Library of African Music (ILAM) was made available for the first time for the project, which has seen remixes by artists including Rudimental, Machinedrum, Luke Vibert, Throwing Shade and My Nu Leng, who all gave their time for free.