A new podcast, Blacklisted, will explore and discuss London’s house music culture.
The podcast is hosted by three music industry professionals, DJ Fabio Luis, House Passion DJ and promoter Shenin Amara, and photographer Dayran, and will explore different elements of the city’s scene. In the first epsiode, which you can check out below, topics range from race and discrimination to COVID-19 and live streams.
A fundraiser has been launched for the family of late Birmingham party promoter, Josh Wilson.
Wilson, who founded the popular Foliée party series in 2016, tragically took his own life last week.
Clubs and DJs have been 'left in the corner to rot', according to Faithless' Sister Bliss.
Painting a stark picture of the UK's pandemic-ravage nightlife economy in a recent interview with BBC Radio 6 Music, in support of the outfit's new album, 'All Blessed', she called on Westminster to step in and offer greater support to artists, venues and the wider sector.
London's Jazz Cafe is set to reopen this month as a seated venue, with capacity limited to socially distanced crowds of 151, split between 92 downstairs and another 52 in the restaurant above.
Responses to a new survey by the Night Time Industries Association indicate that many UK clubs, bars and music venues are wary of reopening while social distancing measures will be required.
130 UK businesses responded to the survey, answering questions surrounding the challenges they have faced while under lockdown, and concerns about reopening with social distancing measures as lockdown is eased.
Boris Johnson announced during this afternoon's address to the nation that all nightclubs must close with immediate effect, due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
The list of venues that must close includes clubs, as well as pubs, bars, food and drink venues, cinemas, theatres, concert, bingo halls, spas, indoor leisure centres, gyms, casinos, betting shops, museums and galleries.
The UK's communities secretary, Robert Jenrick, added that the restriction will be put in place for 14 days before being reviewed.
It has been a terrible time for UK club culture. We lost a big one, perhaps the biggest, with the passing of all round musical titan and rebel with cause Andrew Weatherall, who was set to feature here as one half of A Love From Outer Space, at Hare & Hounds in Birmingham. Sean Johnston will now fly the flag solo.
Swing Ting duo Samrai & Platt will drop their debut album, ‘100 Dances’, in March.
It's the first long-form release produced entirely by the pair, who are central figures behind Manchester's celebrated 11-year-old dancehall, bass, garage and soundsystem session, Swing Ting, and the accompanying label.
Paul van Dyk has announced a new single, 'Duality', which is set to drop this Friday, 14th February, via Vandit.
The track is the second to be taken from the German trance hero's forthcoming album, 'Guiding Light', his ninth long-form offering, slated for release in April. The first taste of the LP came in the form of 'Parallel Dimension' last November.