Pixelord and Sangam collaborate on new EP 'City High Fantasy'

Russian producer Pixelord and Manchester-based Sangam collaborate on new EP ‘City High Fantasy’, released this week Hyperboloid Records. The EP combines Pixelord’s ear for trippy, glitchy beats with Sangam’s capacity to create expansive ambient soundscapes. The result is an intense journey through cyberspace that draws comparisons to the likes of …

Legendary jazz and funk musician Manu Dibango has died of coronavirus

Manu Dibango has passed away aged 86 in Paris after contracting COVID-19. The legendary Cameroonian saxophone player is best known for his 1972 song ‘Soul Makossa’, which was a favourite at David Mancuso’s Loft parties, and also famously sampled by Michael Jackson in ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’’ and Rihanna in …

Printworks has closed and postponed all upcoming shows due to coronavirus

Printworks London has shut its doors and postponed all remaining scheduled shows in its calendar due to the coronavirus outbreak. Parties that are impacted include Major Toms presents Rudimental, Green Velvet presents La La Land, Unleash presents Solomun and Defected. Read this next: “I’ve already lost thousands”: How coronavirus is …

Hagan is the first release on Future Bounce's new club release series

British-Ghanaian producer Hagan kicks off Future Bounce’s new club release series with double A-side ‘Right Here/Shape Shift’, released Friday March 13. BBC Radio 1 Xtra DJ Jamz Supernova runs Future Bounce. This new club release series will see one artist put out an exclusive two-track release each month, culminating in …

Live Nation Pauses Tours Over Coronavirus Concerns

Live Nation is joining some the major companies who are recognizing national concerns over the spread the coronavirus. The promotion company is instructing its touring shows to prepare to return home. This applies to all domestic and international Live Nation tours. Employees Live Nation were told that the company is …

​Foodman releases new EP ‘Dokutsu’

Nagoya-based producer Foodman aka Shokuhin Matsuri or 食品まつり, has released his new EP Dokatsu on brand new Japanese label, Highball. This EP follows his 2019 release ‘ODOODO’, which was issued on Diplo’s Mad Decent label. Read this next: Berserk dancehall: How Equiknoxx caught the world’s attention Since emerging from Japan’s …

Minor Science announces debut album

German producer Minor Science has announced the release of his debut album ‘Second Language’ on April 3 Whities. The album takes translation and linguistic comprehension as its theme, exploring the relationships between acquired languages and a mother tongue. As a result, the album is idiosyncratically disjointed, conveying meaning in roundabout …

Joe Stone And Camden Cox Are Using ‘Mind Control’ On New Single

One Holland’s most renowned Dutch DJ/producers Joe Stone teams up with UK rising star Camden Cox for the impressive vocal house tune ‘Mind Control’. The chorus drops us into a cool, futuristic rhythm with pitch-shifting, working up a pumping groove, catchy vocals, and a rasping, weighty lead line, creating a …

Hide&Seek Festival returns to Cheshire, announces 2020 line-up

Hide&Seek Festival returns to Cheshire this year and has announced its line-up. Read this next: Carl Cox’s top 5 festival memories Jeremy Underground, Sonja Moonear (pictured), Raresh, Apollonia, French producer Sweely, Ingi Visions (Samuel Deep & Julian Alexander) Detroit Swindle, VOIGT.MAS (Voigtmann & John Dimas), Tristan da Cunha, Gene On …

It’s Disclosure single season: listen to new track ‘Tondo’

After announcing “We’re back!!” on Sunday, Disclosure have dropped another new singke, ‘Tondo’. The new track from the Lawrence brothers is built around a sample of ‘Tondoho Mba’ by Cameroonian jazz funk and disco artist Eko Roosevelt, Read this next: “Sweat and hope and the love for music”: Meet the …