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Pete Tong’s All Gone to Sea Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for Pete Tong’s All Gone To Sea cruise. The Radio 1 DJ and a crew of Calvin Harris, Steve Angello and Eats Everything among others are heading on a Caribbean cruise. The party boat is setting sale from Miami on November 6. The trip will include four sunrises, four sunsets, […]

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Petition Submitted To Legalise Raves In The UK

After the now infamous 1994 outlawing of free parties by John Major’s Conservative government, Christian Morrison aims to overturn 20 years of intolerance. The petition, which has received almost 30,000 signatures and is addressed to Home Secretary Theresa May, requests that rather than remain illegal, free parties should be regulated by a police presence, saying “We believe […]

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Listen: Coachella Sets From Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Calvin Harris and Fatboy Slim

Didn’t get a ticket to Coachella? Worse yet, missed out on the live streaming rave from the comfort of your home? Worry not, sets from the first weekend of Coachella have found their way onto Soundcloud and we’ve rounded up five of the best from Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Calvin Harris and the big geezer Fatboy Slim Skrillex With […]

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When it Comes to Getting High, the UK Leads the Way

The results of the 2014 Mixmag Global Drug Survey are in and it looks like the UK leads the way when it comes to getting high (see chart below). Britain may no longer be a superpower but among respondents to the survey, UK clubbers lead the rest of the world in drug use (both lifetime and last […]

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Tommie Sunshine on Frankie Knuckles: “He was a man of Musical Extravagance”

Legendary. Seminal. Groundbreaking. Influential. Classic. Words like these get thrown around on a daily basis in dance music. So much so that they’ve lost their intrinsic luster. But, in the case of house godfather Frankie Knuckles, who died suddenly on March 31 at the age of 59, these terms don’t nearly go far enough to […]

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“Pre-recorded Sets my Ass:” Laidback Luke Shuts up the Haters

Last week the internet went crazy for the ‘What DJs do these days…’ viral video, accruing hundreds of thousands of views before it was pulled for copyright infringement. The video was of Laidback Luke, Steve Aoki and Sander van Doorn playing at a recent Mixmash pool party in Miami, helpfully furnished with sly captions like […]

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Learning: The Theory Behind a Great Remix

What needs to be considered when creating a remix? After initially speaking with Gorgon City, Paul Kalkbrenner andPorter Robinson about the various ways to approach one, we decided to dive deeper and learn more about the theory behind piecing together a great remix. Enter Patrick Nellestein and Eric Chapus (Endorphin) who are both an integral part of the ‘Bachelor of […]

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Are You Addicted To Molly? MTV Wants You

What do MTV and Madonna both have in common? For starters neither are remotely relevant to anyone who’s literate and under the age of 29 and both are trying to cash in on Molly. Yep, MTV, the brain trust behind Teen Mom and Jersey Shore is seeking applicants for True Life: I’m addicted to Molly. […]

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City Bans Electronic Dance Music Events From Exhibition Place

By: Jane Gerster Staff Reporter, Published on Fri Apr 11 2014 City-owned buildings at Exhibition Place will no longer host popular electronic dance music parties after its board voted 4-3 Friday to ban them. Those in favour argued it would make teens and tweens safer, saying drug and alcohol abuse among minors is rampant at electronic dance music […]

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Intimate Clubs, Deeper Records: Kaskade Announces 2014 Redux Tour

Yesterday, Ryan Raddon – better known as Kaskade – took to Twitter with a straw-poll: “Have you guys ever actually touched a record?” He then dropped the news of a vinyl-only Redux EP, taking us back to the deep house dance floors where he made his name. Well, it turns out the good news isn’t over. Today, the DJ […]

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