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Fabric Saved From Closure, Faces Strict New Rules

December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fabric has been saved from closure, but the London nightclub will have to now employ a series of strict new security measures to remain open. The new measures included a ID scanner system and sniffer...

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Fabric Nightclub Could Be Forced To Close

December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Update: Fabric has released a statement after the outpouring of support for the club – you can read their response in full here.  According to the Evening Standard iconic London nightclub Fabric could face closure...

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Ever since the sad news of Mark Bell’s passing, LFO superfan, Ian Roullier has been pushing to get LFO’s seminal track ‘LFO‘ a Christmas number 1 as tribute to the late producer. Roullier sat down...

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Having secured James Zabiela for their opening party, YØU.R have secured the DJ wizard once again to celebrate the party’s first birthday on December 20 at Trapeze. Having kicked off the event last year at The Alibi...

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According to reports from The Wallstreet Journal, SFX, Beatport’s owners are considering relaunching the service next year and will add an ad-supported streaming component for the first time. Now you can already stream music via...

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HBF’s Top Downloads of 2014

December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Welcome to HBF’s Top Downloads of 2014, where we run through, yes you’ve guessed it, the top downloads from the last 12 months. We are using our own internal analytics to work out the running...

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HBF’s Top 20 Albums of 2014

December 10, 2014 | 1 Comments

Welcome to this year’s Top 20 Albums of 2014 – where we count down the our favourite long-plays from the last 12 months. Well, we say albums, we’ve been a bit liberal with meaning of...

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Manchester’s newest venue, The Albert Hall, welcomes Transmission, a new series of events set across four months from January until April 2015 at the iconic Grade II listed venue. The Grade II venue has been...

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Aphex Twin’s album ‘Syro‘ has been nominated for a Grammy alongside albums from DeadMau5, Mat Zo, Robyn & Royksopp and Little Dragon. Elsewhere, Basement Jaxx, Clean Bandit, Disclosure, Duke Dumont and Zhu were all nominated...

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Daft Punk Reveal Christmas Baubles

December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s official, Christmas has finally begun as Daft Punk have unveiled Christmas baubles in the shape of their famous helmets. On sale now, at a ridiculous price of $28, the Christmas ornaments are made of...

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Gottwood 2015 Lineup Announced

December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Independent boutique music festival Gottwood – which is set in the welsh countryside – has announced its lineup for the 2015 festival, which is now in its 6th year. Set in a Welsh forest location, the...

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Little Boots is now free from the shackles of a major label and judging by her new power-look she’s let her new found control go to her head a bit – but in a totally...

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For our money Royksopp’s ‘Skulls‘ is one of the standout tracks from the Norweigan’s equally excellent new album ‘The Inevitable End‘ – so it’ll come as no surprise that the acrid electro track has been...

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Enigmatic breakbeat duo Plump DJs have released the first ever music video that has been filmed entirely from a unmanned aerial drone. Filmed for the breakbeat duo’s latest single ‘U Belong 2 Us‘ video Director Rich...

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Video footage of Richie Hawtin pushing a monitor speaker off a speaker-stack – which then hit a fan videoing the DJ at Time Warp NYC – has emerged online. The video clearly shows a normal...

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The Magician Announces The Potion Winter Tour

December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having scored a UK top 10 with his summer-infused Years & Years collaboration, ‘Sunlight’, The Magician is seeing out 2014 with the announcement of his European Potion Winter Tour in 2015. The tour kicks-off on January 31 in...

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Ninjatune’s DELS is about to release his new album, ‘Petals Have Fallen‘, and to celebrate its impending release the rapper, designer, and producer performed a special version of his track ‘Pulls‘ alongside vocalist Kerry Leatham...

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Sankeys Brooklyn Shuts Down After Just One Month

November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sankeys’ aim of cracking the US took a significant blow today as the Manchester clubbing institution confirmed its new Brooklyn club has closed after just one month. Sankeys went stateside last year after a successful...

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Disco legend Giorgio Moroder has unveiled details about his forthcoming album, dubbed ‘74 Is The new 24‘, which will be released in 2015 via Sony/RCA. The new album, his first for 30 years, will feature...

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If you’re double-dipping on the next-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V then you’re going to be in for a treat as Rockstar Games have added 162 new tracks across the game’s 17 radio stations....

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