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I spent yesterday evening attending the launch event for Sennheiser’s newest addition to their headphone range – the Momentum 2.0. I’ve been a Sennheiser fan for years now. Upon my first foray into the DJing...

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Zac Effron’s EDM-inspired film We Are Your Friends bombed badly on its opening weekend. Apparently, the film’s opening weekend Box Office was so bad it has set a new record for the lowest opening for...

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Smoking and club culture have been inextricably linked for decades, but in last couple of years that’s beginning to change – and it’s thanks to the rise of vaping. To say vaping is taking over...

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LeBreton ‘Kollabo’ Review

July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s good to hear an artist who has found their voice, or in this case, their sound. LeBreton has his style nailed down. Unashamedly beat-driven, his tracks have a fantastic raw, gritty, analog feel, and...

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Field Day 2015 Review

June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

I spent last weekend stood in a field. There were other people there, and we all looked the same, and dressed the same, and had the same haircuts. That might sound like a horrible dystopian...

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Nils Frahm and label-mates ‘Dawn of MIDI’ put on a stellar show at one of London’s most iconic venues. Last night’s show at The Roundhouse was a big gig by most almost anyone’s standards. In...

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LG challenged me to use their new flagship Android handset, the G4, to run the blog for the last two weeks to see if it made my life easier than using my trusty iPhone –...

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If Jupiter’s two albums were siblings, their first, ‘Juicy Lucy’, would be the younger, more excitable one, full of the joys of life. That would then make their newly released album, ‘Bandana Republic’, the cooler,...

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It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say Above & Beyond’s headline show at Transmission on Easter Sunday was a religious experience for many. Especially so given the venue, Manchester’s Albert Hall, a disused chapel in...

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Jean Tonique is the latest artist to get a release on Yuksek’s ever-impressive Partyfine imprint with six tracks of up-beat disco pop. Split across 6 tracks and three guest vocalists, ‘You’ represents Tonique’s finest work...

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I was as surprised as anyone to hear that Ableton, software giants behind the now ubiquitous Live, were publishing a book; namely ‘Making Music – 74 Creative Strategies For Electronic Music Producers‘ by Dennis DeSantis....

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Review: Mason ‘Nite Rite 2’

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Listening to Nite Rite 2 has triggered something in my memory; there’s something strangely familiar about the building organ riff lurking in the background of the track that takes me back to better times spent...

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I’ve always wondered what the noise is a couple of houses down from mine. About once a week there seems to be a faint gabble of voices drifting across the gardens, the sounds of a...

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Etienne De Crecy ‘Super Discount 3’ Review

January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Etienne De Crecy’s previous two Super Discount albums have been cemented into electronic folk law – so much so that it would be fair to say that De Crecy doesn’t really have anything to prove...

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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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Review: Shook ‘Spectrum’

December 3, 2014 | 1 Comments

Dutch producer Shook will be a familiar name to lots of you. We first came across him via a remix of Electric Youth’s ‘Replay‘ some four years ago – that remix was a hard hitting...

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Review: Flying Lotus Live at The Roundhouse

November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

So it’s kind of a shame that it’s the start of the weekend, because, y’know… YOU’RE DEAD. We didn’t see much of Flying Lotus during his set at The Roundhouse, but that certainly wasn’t to...

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Review: Shadow Dancer ‘Brothers In Arps’

October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shadow Dancer’s second album is the culmination of two and half years of work for Manchester based brothers Paul & Alan Farrier, who released their debut album Golden Traxe via Boy’s Noise’s label in 2009. Brothers In Arps...

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Above & Beyond have played the Warehouse Project before but on Friday the production trio brought the entire family down, including their fledgling sister label Anjuna Deep, for a takeover at Manchester’s most famous clubbing...

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Aphex Twin ‘Syro’

September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In our latest review, James Trigo runs the rule over Aphex Twin’s newly released album, Syro, to see whether the 13 year wait was worth it.   After a prolific decade of game-changing releases from...

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