Times have certainly changed. These days a cleverly conceived event with an ultra-chic line-up, stacked full of the coolest names of the “underground” universe, is just as likely to spring up at the arse-end of Timbuktu as on the streets of Shoreditch, so it's no surprise the next destination on adventurous dance addicts' wishlist is Peru – a land more associated with its Inca ruins, lush rain forestry and elaborately patterned rugs than its stock of decent dance music festivals.
DJ Mag favorites (helped in no small part by their blinding set at our Bedroom Sessions Party last month), Waze & Odyssey continue their firing form with a release on MadTech.
The three track EP - on Kerri Chandler's superb label - has all the variation you would expect from the versatile duo.
'Be Right There' is a bump and groove gem, 'Found The Rhythm is balls to the wall banger and Citizen closes the EP with a bass reimagining of the title cut.
Since the “EDM” beast started to roam, much like the all-consuming blob in that ‘50s B-movie, house music has undergone reconstruction — a re-branding process — in effect cleansing the essence of its original roots.
After 18 months touring the world, Australian duo Yolanda Be Cool are on the verge of finishing their debut album, 'Ladies and Mentalmen' (out on their own Sweat It Out label on 7th Dec). It does not include 'We No Speak Americano', which has been 'recalled' (Google it, it's worth it, we promise).