DEXT teases new single from Troy Gunner and Mark Broom

Dext Recordings have announced the latest entry in their Two-on-One 10″ vinyl DEXT Limited series: a collaboration between Berlin-based producer Troy Gunner and UK techno legend, Mark Broom. Troy Gunner provides a storming cut on the A-side, the appropriately titled, ‘Get Loud’, while Broom’s remix is featured on the B-side …

Kano and Kojo Funds heat things up with 'Pan Fried'

‘Pan Fried’ is the third single from Kano‘s forthcoming album ‘Hoodies All Summer’. The tune, featuring platinum-selling rapper Kojo Funds, follows previously released tracks from the album, ‘Trouble’ and ‘Class of Deja’. ‘Pan Fried’ juxtaposes Kano’s heavy lyrical content with a summery beat and infectious hook from Kojo Funds. The …

Frankie Knuckles 'Director's Cut Collection Part II' to be released on vinyl

Part two of the Frankie Knuckles ‘Director’s Cut Collection’ is being released on vinyl. Frankie, aka the Godfather of House, did a lot of writing and production work with Erik Kupper, eventually branding themselves as Director’s Cut in 2011. Using this alias, they worked on a number of remixes and …

Four Beastie Boys records to be reissued on coloured vinyl

Four classic Beastie Boys records are being given new life as limited edition reissues, due out on October 4. The releases sees albums ‘Pauls Boutique’, ‘Ill Communication’ and ‘To The 5 Boroughs’ get reissued on violet, silver and blue vinyls respectively. Meanwhile, the 1995 ‘Root Down’ EP will be pressed …

Mad Professor's dub version of Massive Attack's 'Mezzanine' is coming on vinyl

21 years since its original release, Massive Attack will be releasing a previously unheard dub version of their album ‘Mezzanine’ from British dub icon Mad Professor. Last year – in true Massive Attack style – the band celebrated the 20th anniversary of ‘Mezzanine’ by encoding the album into DNA molecules. …

Sasha announces limited-run 'LNOE Vinyl Archives' series

Progressive house legend Sasha has announced a new limited-run, vinyl-only ‘LNOE Vinyl Archives’ series on his Last Night On Earth label, which will release previously digital-exclusive tracks onto vinyl for the first time.. Each release will feature three tracks from the LNOE back catalogue (a recent release, a classic label …

The soundtrack of comedy rave film Beats is getting a vinyl release

The soundtrack of ’90s rave film Beats is getting a vinyl release. JD Twitch of Scottish duo Optimo compiled the soundtrack, which features tunes from Plastikman (aka Richie Hawtin), Leftfield, Model 500, Orbital and more. There’s also N-Joi’s rave classic ‘Anthem’. The film came out earlier this year and tells …

Nina Kraviz drops her new solo EP, 'stranno stranno. neobjatno'

Former Mixmag Cover Star Nina Kraviz has just dropped her new EP ‘stranno stranno. neobjatno.’ The three-tracker, which translates to English as “strange strange. immensely”, is the 25th release on the трип (Trip) label she has run since 2014. It is also her first release on the imprint since she …

Forty independent record stores are protesting major labels

Forty independent American record stores have co-signed an open letter to the music industry addressing major labels’ neglect of physical sales and distribution. The letter, first published by Billboard on July 16, was written in response to a decision made by 3 major labels — Universal, Sony, and Warner — …

Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake soundtracks coming on double vinyl

Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake soundtracks are being released on double-vinyl picture disc. The LPs will be available on January 31, 2020, as reported by Japan Today. The double vinyl will be comprised of selected music from the original Final Fantasy VII, a PlayStation classic, and the …

Hyperdub to launch new sub-label with LP from Mark Fisher and Justin Barton

Highly influential imprint Hyperdub will launch its new sub-label, Flatlines, in July with an audio essay by the late Mark Fisher and philosopher Justin Barton. Flatines will be dedicated to releasing spoken word pieces. According to the press release, ‘On Vanishing Land’ “is about following the lines of terrains and …

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 …

Madeon Releases New Single Exclusively On Vinyl Early In Four Select Cities [VIDEO]

Madeon yesterday teased fans with the announcement a new song and the beginning his GOOD FAITH ERA. In his announcement, he stated, “Tomorrow morning I’ll put out a song in the real world.” This sentence in particular seemed to have been glossed over or otherwise misinterpreted, because Madeon has done literally …

Your EDM Premiere: Rene LaVice Remixes Stanton Warriors' Classic 'Up2U' on Upcoming 'Rise' LP [New State Music]

Breakbeat legends Stanton Warriors have been teasing their upcoming LP Rise since the beginning the year, and indeed it is a big deal given it will be their first studio album in over four years. Due out on May 31, a number singles have already been teased from Rise and they are right the …