House DJ Lil Louis may be left with permanent hearing loss after incident at Sankeys

Chicago-born house music producer, Lil Louis, has been left with what is being described as a career threatening injury after an air horn was blasted into his ear at close proximity. The DJ, who is often dubbed “The founding father of house music”, was forced to cancel his gig at Sankeys at the weekend after the incident took place during sound …

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Longitude Festival Announces Headliners

The Chemical Brothers, alt-J and Hozier have all been announced as headliners at Latitude’s sister festival, Longitude. Longitude will be taking place in Marlay Park, Dublin, from July 17 – 19 and will see performances from Caribou, SBTRKT, Wild Beasts, Jungle, Little Dragon, Kaytranada, Young Fathers, Wolf Alice, Slaves, Gengahr, Girl Band, Hudson Mohawke and others that are yet to …

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5 Minutes With Davide Squillace

Born in Siena, raised in Naples, it took a trip to London for Davide to discover electronic music. Wooed by the mood and sound of the British scene, he returned to Naples flush with energy, excitement and a knowing that this new calling would consume him. Having honed his craft at home, in 2004 Davide left Naples for Barcelona unwavering …

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Mystery Soundcloud user posts “Early AFX Demos”

An illusive Soundcloud user, user487363530, has uploaded what appears to be a series of early Aphex Twin demos. Aphex Twin, real name Richard James, is often associated with strange behaviour (living in a former HSBC building and driving a tank, for example), which may be why most seem to be taking this news with a pinch of salt. The buzz …

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Caribou Releases ‘The Longest Mixtape’

Dan Snaith, AKA Caribou, has assembled a 1000 track playlist (suitably) titled ‘The Longest Mixtape – 1000 Songs For You.’ 2014 was a spectacular year for Caribou, having released the very gorgeous ‘Our Love’, which received much praise, and playing many sold-out shows across the globe. Caribou says that he owes this success to the loyalty of his fans and as a thank you he has decided to …

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ULTRA Music Festival Co-Founder Dies

ULTRA Music Festival Co-Founder Alex Omes has passed away aged 43. A key figure in the Miami scene Alex Omes, with business partner Russell Faibisch, successfully created the ULTRA Music Festival, one of the largest EDM gatherings in North America. The festival was created in 1999 drawing around 10,000 fans and featuring headliners like Josh Wink and Paul Van Dyk. It soon grew to compete against heavyweights like Electric Daisy and Tomorrowland, even out …

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Pearson Sound Debut Album – Full Details

Hessle Audio Co-Founder David Kennedy AKA Pearson Sound has released the full details of his upcoming debut release on the label. News of the release first cropped up on Facebook, simply stating the catalogue number “HESLP002″ followed by a release date of “early 2015.” It can be now confirmed that the album will be available March 9th . Talking about the release, Kennedy explained that the album’s nine tracks …

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Happy Mondays Bez Begins Campaign Trail

“Shake Your Maracas If You’re Against The Frackers!” Just one campaign slogan from The Reality Party, spearheaded by the Happy Mondays’ maraca wielding dancer Bez. A while back rumours emerged that Mark Berry (Bez) was to swap the maracas for placards in hopes to replace Labour’s Hazel Bears as MP for Salford & Eccles. Bez is representing the Reality Party which aims to bring power back to the people. …

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The Prodigy To Release New Album

After teasing fans with artwork for new track ‘Nasty Nasty,’ hinting at a January release date, The Prodigy have revealed the name and release date for their 6th studio album! The new album will be titled ‘The Day Is My Enemy’ and will be released by the outfit’s own label Take Me To The Hospital. Liam Howlett proclaimed that the new album, the first since 2009’s Invader’s …

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London Club Plastic People closes

A few weeks back we almost witnessed the closure of London’s Fabric. We rejoiced when we heard that its doors would remain firmly open. However it seems that where one club stands, another falls. Having served over 10 years in the game, Plastic People is to shut its doors forever. The team behind the Shoreditch venue have confirmed that they will not …

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