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1994: The Year That Was

As various music publications and 6Music celebrate the year 1994, our man Simon Tucker remembers a year pivotal in his life.

FAC 51 The Hacienda @ Albert Hall. Manchester Friday 24th April 2017

FAC 51 The Hacienda's next Manchester event sees it return to The Albert Hall with another top class line up on Friday 24 March featuring house legends Kerri Chandler and Derrick Carter.

Various Artists: Covert II – EP Review

Electronica labels De:tuned and Touched combine forces for a blistering EP in aide of Macmillan Cancer Support. The artists involved remain a mystery, Simon Tucker tries to work out the clues.

Bestival: festival review

Bestival Robin Hill Park, IOW 8 - 11 September 2016 Festival review Rob Da Bank's Bestival on the Isle Of Wight has become the hedonistic closing act of...

South West Four 2016 : live review

South West Four 2016 Clapham Common, London Sunday 28th August, 2016 South West Four brings the beat back to Clapham Common for its 13th consecutive year...

Marconi Union: Ghost Stations – album review

Marconi Union: Ghost Stations (Just Music) Format: LP/CD/DL Available now! 8.5/10 The ninth studio album the experimental electronica trio Marconi Union sees them forge ahead with a new...

Listen to this! Feral Five release new single featuring fashion designer Francis Bitonti

Rule 9 sounds like a mix of Giorgio Moroder with a modern twist

News!! Touched To Release Third and Final Mega Compilation

The brainchild of Welsh based electronic producer Martin Boulton, the Touched series is set to release the third and final 'mega' compilation. Devised as a...

Legacy In The Dust: The Four Aces Story: a film by Winstan Whitter – Interview with the Director

19 years in the making, ‘Legacy In The Dust’ tells the story of the Four Aces Club in Dalston ‘the London equivalent of the...

Aphex Twin: Cheetah EP: EP Review

Aphex Twin: Cheetah EP (Warp Records) 12"/CD/DL/Cassette Available Now! 8/10 Richard D James continues his recent resurgence with a seven track EP on Warp Records. Simon Tucker...

Listen: S’Express: Enjoy This Trip – album stream

Listen to the whole S'Express Enjoy This Trip album - remix of classic dance anthems by artists including The Horrors' Tom Furse and Horse Meat Disco

Mala: Mirrors – album review

Mala: Mirrors (Brownswood Recordings) LP/CD/DL Available 10th June 8.5/10 Dubstep pioneer and head of Deep Medi Musik, Mala releases his second album on Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings label....





Fold: The Prize – single review

Fold: The Prize (Fold FM) Digital Download/Streaming Available now Yorkshire’s Fold are an intoxicating musical blend of funk,...

Duncan Reid & the Big Heads: Don’t Blame Yourself – album review and interview

Duncan Reid and the Big Heads: Don't Blame Yourself Little Big Head Records Out Now LP/CD/DL Duncan...

Jonny Banger: Diary of a Bootlegger – book review

Diary of a Bootlegger (Rough Trade Books) Out Now Diary of a Bootlegger tells a story...

Nile Marr : interview about his new EP and a musician’s life

The most important thing is that you come away with art. I’m getting to the age where there’s no point complaining about a lack of something happening, no excuse for it if you’re not going to do it yourself. I’ve always had that DIY approach to my own music.”