A new documentary on the history of the UK rave is set to be released this month.
Directed by MOBO-nominated Hugo Jenkins, Better Days: The Story of UK Rave will be available through Amazon Music's streaming service from 28th May, and will explore 30 years of raving in Britain, spanning the late-80s Second Summer of Love through to concerns surrounding illegal gatherings during the pandemic, and questions about the future of the scene.
Denis Sulta will release a new EP in September.
Winner of DJ Mag Awards' Best DJ in 2019, the Glaswegian DJ, producer and label boss has released his productions via his own Sulta Selects and Silver Service sub-label, as well as Dixon Avenue Basement Jams and Numbers. His released his debut extended EP, 'Aye Spoake Te Sumwuhn & They Listenhd', via Ninja Tune, in November last year.
Madrid’s Paraíso Festival has announced the second wave of artists for its 2020 edition.
New additions to the bill include recent DJ Mag cover star Denis Sulta, FKA Twigs and Kaytranada. More new names on the line-up include Roi Perez and Avalon Emerson, who will play b2b, and DJ Koze.
They join previously announced names such as Honey Dijon, Folamour, HAAi and Jayda G. The two-day event will return to Madrid’s Complutense University campus for its third year.
Liam Doc will release a new EP via Sulta Selects Silver Service next month.
The Glaswegian DJ and producer, who runs his own Eyeangle Records and is a resident at the city's Sub Club, will join Denis Sulta's esteemed imprint with four-track delivery, 'East Coast Edits'.
Comprising of four, upbeat disco edits, the EP will be released on the 9th March, and follows the last release on the label, Dan Shake's 'Bert's Groove/Daisy's Dance', released in September last year.
AVA Belfast has revealed the full line-up and a new, multi-stage festival site for the 2020 edition of the event.
Returning to the Northern Irish city from the the 28th to the 31st of May, the four day conference, exhibition and music festival will see over 30 acts descend on the new Boucher Road Fields site.
DGTL Amsterdam has announced the full line-up for 2020's edition of the festival, which will be held at NDSM Docklands on Saturday 14th April.
This year's names include Volvox, Afrodeutsche, Mall Grab, Patrice Bäumel, Ross From Friends and local heavyweight Job Jobse.
Back-to-backs abound at the dystopian-themed one-day throwdown, too. Techno will note Paula Temple joins elusive genre hero SNTS, while Âme goes in with Marcel Dettmann and The Black Madonna partners with HAAi.
DJ Mag’s Best of British awards 2019 has been, as ever, a fine celebration, and representation, of the homegrown talent in UK dance music.