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Set for an early December release, this compilation is the culmination of their ten years at the helm of the House industry, providing a stream of underground and crossover hits whilst continuing to keep the world dancing. Time to tune into the future of Eton Messy, reflect on their past, and celebrate their present position …

“This is an album I’ve wanted to make for some time” says multi-talented producer, performer, DJ, and one half of techno duo Total State Machine, Simon Heartfield. It draws on his influences and experiences from post-punk, techno, ambient and modern classical. This must listen to 10 track album takes you on a thrilling, dark, enchanting journey with enriched …

Defected has revealed plans for further virtual events, introducing innovations to build on the colossal success of its 9-week Virtual Festival residency. The new Defected WWWorldwide series will see three weekly events from Friday 19th June – 3rd July, reflecting the house music heavyweight’s summer of well-loved club events that have been postponed due to the global pandemic. Partnering …

808 STATE will return for a LIVE hometown show at Manchester’s O2 Ritz this Winter, which is sure to be the best pre-Christmas party of the year. Following their phenomenal appearance at Manchester Academy in December 2018 and a mesmeric live set at Bluedot Festival and at the Warehouse Project last year, the Acid House …

Defected Records has announced a series of digital activations offering its online community – the house music world’s largest at 5m+ – opportunities to engage with the brand and each other from the comfort of their own homes, following the postponement or cancellation of all live events in March and April due to the COVID-19 …

Legendary electronic pioneers Underworld, aka Rick Smith and Karl Hyde have just released  a new double A side single: Listen to Their No. It brings to an end the pairs fifty-two week DRIFT series, and is accompanied by news of a new album and their biggest ever headline shows. The bands DRIFT series saw pieces of …

South Korean DJ Peggy Gou has been announced as the presenter of the 69th DJ-Kicks series, out via !K7 on June 28th, and its something of a dream fulfilled. When she released her debut Art of War EP in 2006, little did she realise that within 4 years, two of the items – the DJ-Kicks …

Athenian producer Dervisis returns with a new 12″, Laundry Room / Yelde, a year after his debut EP, for the Trial & Error imprint on May 10th. Influenced both his Greek, Balkans and Middle East, Dervisis’ clubland / bedroom house music seep through on title track Laundry Room. It’s leftfield club music, with a tinge …

Maribou State - Turnmills

Maribou State have released their first new music since 2015 in the form of new track “Turnmills”… Blending orchestral elements and choral vocals with a shuffling hi-hat beat, the track rolls in over found sounds, with an almost gospel crescendo.  It has the feel of a triumphant end-credits moment in the reality of urban life.  …

Legendary IDM/Techno duo Autechre have revealed a physical release of their NTS Radio residency which airs through April, and features new and original music. Available via Warp Records in Complete Box Sets (12LP and 8CD), Individual Sessions (3LP) and High-Quality Download options. Preorders include instant, high quality downloads directly following the shows airing. Sessions 2-4 …