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The remix features in new documentary 'Better Days: The Story Of UK Rave'

Special Request has remixed Orbital's 1989 classic 'Chime'.

Titled 'Chime Re-Record (Special Request’s Remix)', the rework was produced to be featured in new documentary 'Better Days: The...

UK rave specialist Paul Woolford, aka Special Request, pens a love letter to all the club styles that have fed into his sound over the...

Under his Special Request alias, Leeds DJ and producer Paul Woolford has specialised in exploring various manifestations of UK dance music. Albums like ‘Soul Music’...

The mix will be released in March

Special Request will mix the next instalment in !K7's DJ-Kicks series.

Following recent contributions from the likes of Laurel Halo, Avalon Emerson, Kamaal Williams...

Hooversound Recordings starts 2021 with a feast of breaks from Tim Reaper, remixing cuts from Special Request’s ‘Zero Fucks’ LP. Hear his chiming jungle rework...

Hooversound Recordings is kicking 2021 off with a bang. The label’s first release of the year sees breakthrough jungle star Tim Reaper remixing cuts from...

From: Toronto, Canada

For fans of: Aphex Twin, Special Request, J-Zbel

Key tunes: Lil Nas X ‘Old Town Road (H.A.M. Need 4 Speed Remix)’, ‘Before...

Aquarian is sipping tea at home in Berlin. The Canadian is back in Europe after a festive break that included time in his native Toronto...

The London festival returns to The Drumsheds on Saturday 11th July

Field Day returns to the capital on Saturday 11th July, to its new north London home The Drumsheds. 

After taking place over two days in...

Two of the greats

Paul Woolford has hinted at new music with American DJ and producer, Diplo.

2019 was a big year for both Woolford and Diplo, real name...

Incoming via Alkan's own Phantasy Sound

Special Request will release a double remix package on Erol Alkan's Phantasy Sound.

Announced today, Special Request, the hardcore rave alias of Paul Woolford, has...

It was his fourth album under the alias in 2019

Paul Woolford has shared his fourth and final album of 2019 under his Special Request alias.

Following the penultimate release in a series for Fabric's...

2019 saw dancefloors embracing fast, syncopated and experimental rhythms, with jungle breaks and sounds from the Global South invigorating DJs and producers across the genre...

Dancefloor trends come and go. Familiar genre tropes, motifs and tempos reinstate themselves as dominant themes in clubs and festivals big and small, while inventive...

Special Request AKA Paul Woolford plays an exclusive 60 minute DJ set from DJ Mag's Best Of British awards party

 

The votes have been counted and the winners in this year’s DJ Mag of British Awards have been announced

This year marked the 13th edition of DJ Mag's Best Of British awards, our annual celebration of UK talent. Positioned as a counter-balance to the...

The fast-rising London DJ joins the already announced Denis Sulta, Special Request, Anz, Lone and more

Sherelle has been announced to play our DJ Mag Best of British Awards party. Tickets are currently on sale at only £6.

The fast-rising London...

Join us at The Steel Yard in December for the Best Of British Awards party

The first wave of acts slated to perform at DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards party have been announced. Limited £6 tickets are on sale...

The dystopian party playground takes its name from Boomtown Fair's new techno area

A new 3,500-capacity club has opened in Bristol, Area 404, run by the crew behind the legendary Boomtown Fair, a former Best of British nominee...

The album is the penultimate release in a series from the producer this year

Paul Woolford will release the third album under his Special Request alias this October.

The penultimate release in a series for Fabric's in-house label Houndstooth...

Directed by Joe Wilson, known for his work with Bicep... 

Paul Woolford’s new music video is a nostalgic love letter to the golden age of rave, made to accompany the fittingly uptempo piano bomb 'You...

'Bedroom Tapes' is the first part of an archive series...

Following the announcement of four albums from Paul Woolford's Special Request alias earlier this year, the news landed today of album 'Bedroom Tapes'.

The first...

They're all due out over the course of this year...

Paul Woolford has a busy year in store with his Special Request alias, with four new albums set for release via Houndstooth.

The first one...

Special Request bangers ‘Curtain Twitcher’ and 'Tiresias' get the Kraviz and Kristensen treatment...

Nina Kraviz and Anastasia Kristensen have contributed remixes to a new Special Request EP.

'Through The Looking Glass' drops on 27th  July on Houndstooth and...