Waajeed will mix the third instalment of 'Detroit Love'

Slum Village co-founder Waajeed will step up for the third instalment of Carl Craig’s ‘Detroit Love’ mix series, which will be released on November 15 Planet E/!K7. The 20-track mix pays homage to the Motor City, boasting selections from Detroit artists such as LADYMONIX, Patrice Scott and Tall Black Guy, …

John Talabot and Axel Boman are launching a new record label

John Talabot, founder of Hivern Discs, and Axel Boman, cofounder of Studio Barnhus, have come together to create a new record label, The Night Land. The first release is ‘Discodrums’, a Talaboman collaboration. Read this next: Talaboman visit ‘The Night Land’ on debut album The two started Talaboman in 2013, …

Sven Väth and Underworld want to play a 12-hour back-to-back set

Sven Väth and Underworld sat down together for a Mixmag Originals video recently, chatting about everything from vinyl and Ibiza to marathon DJ sets. In the video, Sven initiated the conversation about extended sets. “After 6 hours, the fun starts,” he said. “After 12 hours, it’s getting really interesting.” That …

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 — …