Nastia has launched a new imprint with an emphasis on techno.
The Ukrainian DJ, promoter, label owner and producer has kickstarted NECHTO Records, a label that will predominantly focus on "unknown names" from Ukraine, such as Splinter UA and Voin Oruwu, as well as Russia, Tunisia and further afield.
Eric Prydz has announced a May Bank Holiday show at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool.
The address is already used by Yousef's 17-year-old Circus events, which is partnering with UK clubbing institution Cream on this date. The mammoth party kicks off at 2PM on Saturday 23rd May 2020, running through to 11PM. Head to the official website for tickets.
Jeff Mills has announced that a reissue of his classic 1997 cut, ‘The Bells’ will be released on vinyl, dropping via his own Axis Records on Friday 6th December.
The three track EP forms the sixth chapter in the techno legend's series, 'The Director's Cut', and features the original track, 'Blue Potential', which was first performed during a landmark collaboration with the Montpellier Philharmonic Orchestra, now seeing its first ever vinyl release, and a brand new interpretation, The Homosapien Sapiens Version.
Carl Cox is playing a New Year's Eve rave in Hawaii, with sets planned for both Wednesday December 31st 2019 and Thursday January 1st 2020.
The events mark 20 years since Cox was last in the US state. As part of BBC Radio 1's Millennium celebrations he played a midnight set on Bondi Beach in Australia before flying to Hawaii to do the same at Kakaako Waterfront Beach — taking full advantage of the International Dateline.
Jasmine Azarian, co-founder of Irish techno collective MOTZ, will release her new EP ‘Egalitarian’ via JoeFarr’s UX label next month.
Set to drop on 1st December, the EP comprises two original cuts of typically ferocious techno from the Berlin-based DJ/producer, as well as two remixes courtesy of Ossian and Manni Dee.
‘Penance’ is a merciless industrial techno cut with a brutal, distorted beat and crackling, inhuman vocals. Check it out below.
Eric Prydz has shared a recent festival set.
After sharing new music under his techno alias earlier this month, Prydz AKA Cirez D has now shared his set from Austin's Seismic Festival, which took place last weekend (16th - 17th).
The Pryda label boss performed alongside the likes of Alan Fitzpatrick, Ellen Allien and Nic Fanciulli at the event in Texas, and has uploaded the set as part of his EPIC Radio show on Apple's Beats 1 Radio.
Blackest Ever Black is to shut down with a final label compilation.
The imprint, based in London, was founded by Kiran Sande in 2010 and has been home to an array of forward-thinking artists specialising in experimental edges of techno, EBM and bass, from Raime, Regis and Vatican Shadow to Carla dal Forno and Unchained. It has put out more than 100 releases in its ten year tenure.
Berghain resident Phase Fatale has announced a new album, ‘Scanning Backwards’, which lands on Ostgut Ton in the new year.
Eight tracks will feature on the record, slated to arrive on 24th January 2020. The music itself has been specifically designed for maximum impact on the dancefloor of the legendary Berlin venue, which celebrates its 15th birthday next month. It's the producer's second full-length work.
Berghain has announced a huge line-up for its 15th birthday celebrations.
The party will start at midnight on Saturday 14th December, running through until, as always with Klubnacht, sometime on Monday.
Berghain's 15th birthday will welcome a whopping 24 artists to the hallowed club, including Aurora Halal, Efdemin, Marcel Dettmann, Surgeon, Steffi and a live show from Caterina Barbieri in Halle, the rarely used third space.