Jeff Mills to play Apollo 50 Festival closing party in Washington DC

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the astounding human achievement that is NASA’s Apollo missions to the Moon, thousands of people plan to gather together in and around Washington DC’s National Air and Space Museum, across other Smithsonian museums and at locations around all over the city for The Apollo …

Vancouver festival New Forms reveals first wave of acts

Vancouver festival New Forms has announced the first wave of acts for its 2019 edition, which will take place September 25–29. Canadian artists – including Ciel (pictured), D. Tiffany, Diana Boss, Minimal Violence, Overland and Venetta – will rub shoulders with international talent, such as Afrodeutsche, Aurora Halal, Debit, DJ …

French festival Les Plages Electroniques has revealed its final line-up

French festival Les Plages Electroniques has revealed its final line-up. Just announced are Dan Ghenacia and Dyed Soundorom, two out of three members of Apollonia. Also announced are Innervisions bosses Âme (pictured), Born Dirty, Todiefor, Jax Jones, Pachanga Boys and Djibril Cisse Tcheba, the French footballer turned DJ. They join …

You can now link Beatport's full catalog to rekordbox

Back in May, Beatport introduced Beatport LINK – a convenient subscription service that allows DJs to stream the music platform’s extensive catalog (over six million tracks) directly into performance software. This groundbreaking service is now available in the public beta of Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox software. rs can preview and mix …

Police Under Fire After Man Goes Missing During Over The Top Rave Raid

French police are under fire after they broke up a rave in Nantes last week, resulting in the disappearance one man and video evidence showing excessive violence toward revelers. The free techno party was organised as part France’s Fête de la Musique (Music Day). The annual event encourages people to play …

Ryan Elliott will launch his Faith Beat label with self-produced EP

Berghain/Panorama Bar resident Ryan Elliott will launch his new label, Faith Beat, in July with a self-produced four-tracker, titled ‘The Introduction EP’. It is the American’s first release since May, when he returned to Ostgut Ton, Berghain’s in-house label, with his ‘Paul’s Horizon’ EP. According to the press release, Faith …

Spotify To Use Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Payment System

Spotify is about to majorly upgrade its payment system, revolutionizing cryptocurrency in music. In collaboration with the Libra Association, Spotify will enable everyone, everywhere, to send, spend and save money through a new financial ecosystem secured by blockchain technology. Facebook‘s Libra was founded to create a simple global currency and financial …

Hi-Tec Japan presents a high-summer editorial entitled "Shibuya Crossover”

Hi-Tec’s latest editorial follows a Japanese resident on an urban hike from Yoyogi Uehara Subway Station to central Shibuya, embracing their Japanese-designed outdoor footwear in an urban environment. Highlighting their ability to be worn by those in the city or the trail, the different functional styles are available for various …

Laurent Garnier is the focus of a new club culture documentary

French superstar DJ Laurent Garnier has launched a Kickstarter to help fund his new documentary, Laurent Garnier: Off the Record, about clubland culture and the artist’s 30-year career behind the decks. Directed by emerging director Gabin Rivoire, the film follows Laurent Garnier behind the scenes during his various touring dates …

Mexican artist Debit marries tribal guarachero with techno and industrial on new EP

On June 20, Mexican label NAAFI will put out an EP from New York-based artist Debit, which deconstructs tribal guarachero music, combining it with elements of techno and industrial music. ‘SYSTEM’ focuses on the timbres and harmonics of the triplet-driven beats, eschewing the high-pitched melody lines and ‘prehispanic’ samples often …

Armin van Buuren Announces The Highly Anticipated Debut Album from Side Project GAIA

Good news, trance fans! The first-ever album from GAIA, the collaboration between Armin van Buuren and Benno de Goeij is dropping next week. Yes, Armin van Buuren just made the stunning announcement live on air during A State Of Trance Episode 918 and it’s going to be a huge release. There …