Om Unit will release his new EP, ‘Submerged’, this Friday 31st January.
The Bristol-based Cosmic Bridge boss and DJ Mag favourite is on top form across these six tracks, traversing the 160 spectrum with in a typically expert fashion. Stirring a heady mixture of dub, d&b and even a touch of techno, ‘Submerged’ swerves from depth-charge half-time toward full-throttle groove, with a deep, spacious atmosphere tying the whole thing together beautifully.
A charity night is set to take place at Hackney Wick's The Yard on Saturday 1st February: 'Smoked Out: A Bushfire Relief Fundraiser'.
All ticket proceeds are going directly to relief from the Australian bushfires, via the RSPCA National Bushfire Appeal and grassroots organisation, Firesticks, which provides "Indigenous leadership, advocacy and action to protect sacred land through cultural land and fire management practices".
Detroit’s Movement festival has announced its first-day line-up, kicking off with its Saturday bill.
Taking place over Memorial Day weekend, the festival has long established itself as a favourite for house and techno lovers, and this year has stacked up top tier talent including Four Tet, Maceo Plex, Carl Craig, Blawan and Avalon Emerson.
Jon Hopkins (who'll be playing live), Stacey Pullen and Boris Brejcha are all also confirmed for the Saturday, plus a load of the Dirtybird crew, including Justin Martin, Claude VonStroke and Walker & Royce.
Kevin Saunderson and Idris Elba have been working on new Inner City music together, according to a new Facebook post.
Saunderson published a photo of the pair collaborating, writing: 'In the Studio with Idris Elba, a melting pot of UK and Detroit sounds! An amazing experience, stay tuned for the new Inner City Material'.
Sheffield clubbing institution Hope Works has announced the residents it has in store for 2020.
Joining the residency programme for the first time are SHERELLE, who won Best Breakthrough DJ at our 2019 DJ Mag Best of British Awards, India Jordan, and queer party Babycakes co-founder Diessa.
They join three of Hope Works' 2019 residents who are being invited back: Rian Treanor, Ifeoluwa and 96 Back.
London's All Points East has announced Massive Attack as festival headliners on Sunday 24th May
A UK festival exclusive, the group will be bringing their live setup and visuals to Victoria Park, where they'll be joined by TNGHT, Nils Frahm, Young Fathers, Neneh Cherry, Sevdaliza, GAIKA, Skinny Pelembe, Hotel Lux and Mad Professor.
The East London festival, which spans two weekends in May, has already announced Tame Impala and Kraftwerk as headliners (for Saturday 23rd and Friday 29th respectively).
Belfast artist Son Zept will release his new album, ‘A’, this Friday 31st January.
Set for release on Belfast multi-disciplinary label, Resist-AV, the album swerves from distorted ambience and tape-hiss adorned accordions to full-throttle jungle breaks and techno, it’s a typically diverse collection from the artist. Evoking the likes of Lee Gamble, Aphex Twin and AQXDM, ‘A’ is immense and rewarding, with more than enough delicacy and emotional poise to ensure it stands out.
Porter Robinson has announced a Virtual Self artbook and a collaboration with Japanese brand, Chloma.
Virtual Self, a moniker debuted by Robinson in 2017 with a self-titled EP, heavily focused on visuals and live performances, with the music inspired by Dance Dance Revolution soundtracks. Three years on from the launch of the project, Robinson has announced Virtual Self: UTOPIA Archive. An 88-page artbook, the project will feature early logo concepts, detailed art and inspiration from the Virtual Self project, and is limited to 2,000 copies.
Burning Man has shared the designs for the 2020 festival's Multiverse Man Base.
Duck Sauce will return with new music after a six-year hiatus.
The duo, comprised of A-Trak and fellow DJ/producer Armand Van Helden, made their debut 11 years ago as Duck Sauce with 2009 single, 'aNYway'. Following a tweet from A-Trak earlier this month confirming their return, another tweet has appeared from the previously defunct Duck Sauce account.