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PREMIERE: MADAME 'GIGABYTES'

We premiere Madame's new track 'Gigabytes' to be released on BNR TRAX

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TOP 100 DJS: 2014 POLL ANALYSIS

What do 2014's results tell us about the current dance music landscape?
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NOVATION AT ADE 2014

Join Novation as they celebrate all things ADE

NATIVE INSTRUMENTS ANNOUNCE KONTROL S8

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HIGH FIVE: OCTOBER

The five nights you need to hit in the UK this October!
Games Have Rules - Function & Vatican Shadow - Hospital Productions

Dave Sumner and Hospital boss Dominick Fernow team up for a decidedly understated release. If you’re looking for the former Sandwell District member’s sub-sonic techno or Fernow’s raucous industrial, you may be disappointed with 'Games'. On the other hand, if you are a fan of either artist, chances are you have an open mind and the deep house, shimmering techno and the terse ambient passages that comprise this album, will resonate. Inspired by the eternal life pulses of New York and recorded in that city, it’s an excellent side project.

 
Problem - Icicle feat Skittles - Shogun Audio

The first single to be released from his November scheduled album ‘Entropy’, ‘Problem’ is a calming, eclectic meld of genres. Grey in the most glorious sense of the tone, classy, soothing and accentuating brilliance in a low-key, unpretentious way. Drums march serenely forward, with power brought through by the contrasting, fast-paced vocal of Manchester’s Skittles. The mix of hip-hop, grime and drum & bass with the sultry, hedonistic air of toned down euphoria creates a vibe that will see the floor moshing like a synchronised army.

Whip It EP - Pelikann - Bear Fresh

This is brooding Swamp 81-style broken beat bass music, 21-year-old Derbyshire producer Jack Mackmersh dropping booming bass, cool percussion and a pitched-down rap vocal refrain over complex, intelligent drum work on lead track 'Whip It', then following up with the equally darkcore-flavoured rudeboy alt-grime of 'Crater Face VIP'. This free EP on Bear Fresh seems to improve at every listen, a rare achievement.