For the second time the Red Bull Music Academy is bringing together four soundsystems to contest an almighty battle of the bass. Representing the four branches of London bass music across five rounds of cross-genre explorations, Camden’s Roundhouse is to have its foundations shaken as Goldie’s Metalheadz seek to retain their crown from the last soundclash.
The moment the most famous DJs on the planet bite their nails and wonder how dance fans across the globe rate their mixing and tune selection skills against their peers is almost upon us once more. Yes, the DJ Magazine Top 100 DJs 2010 is to be revealed later this month and the question is will it be the end for the trance stranglehold on the number one spot and Armin Van Buuren’s three year reign at the number 1 DJ? All will be revealed on October 27th with simultaneous parties in London and Manchester crowning the fan favourite.
German techno imprint Terminal M is having a 10th birthday party thrown in its honour at a secret London warehouse location.
The Lazarides galleries has operated for years outside the conventional gallery system – with founder Steve Lazarides the one-time agent for Banksy. Although now operating from more traditional gallaries in Newcastle and London’s Soho together with off-site projects and online activities, Hell’s Half Acre is going underground – literally – by teaming up with The Old Vic Tunnels for a ground-breaking series of installations from Tuesday, October 12th to Sunday, October 17th.
Bedrock takes over the O2 Academy Brixton this Saturday as part of its 12th Anniversary celebrations. Joining John Digweed for his final UK date of 2010 is the legendary Carl Cox, as Bedrock12 plays host to a house and techno masterclass.
Manchester’s most famous clubbing experience since the Hacienda was open for business, The Warehouse Project, is bringing its rave energy to London.
London’s newest nightspot is starting as it means to continue with a major clubnight in its opening weeks with the Neon Noise Project bringing the sounds to XOYO.
One of the finest labels in techno history, Metroplex, is having a proper knees up in London to celebrate its 25th birthday next month with superclub Fabric boasting a special room one line-up to tempt fans down to the venue.
After wowing festival crowds at RockNess, Creamfields and LED, electronic music pioneers Leftfield are to embark on a UK tour to cap a comeback year in which Neil Barnes has brought the band back to the live stage. Barnes will be joined by original vocalists Djum Djum, Earl 16 and Cheshire Cat to demonstrate once again why Leftfield Live is a must-see music experiences.
Canadian Joel Zimmerman, aka deadmau5, has made his ascent to superstar DJ status in a relatively short space of time thanks to his gimmicky mouse head which he wears for much of his sets as well as tapping into the progressive house and electro scene which has been the favoured 4/4 flavour of clubbing in recent years.