With just one month to go until Together WMF, we have teamed up with online music hub Soundcloud to give one budding DJ the chance to play at Alexandra Palace on Saturday 26th November. The winner will receive the opportunity to showcase their talents in the 3500 capacity West Hall alongside the likes of Death in Vegas, Vitalic, Fake Blood, Fenech Soler, SebastiAn, Maya Jane Coles and Alex Metric! The winner and a friend will also receive hotel accommodation, VIP passes and their very own drinks rider!
Indie favourites Foals play Manchester’s Warehouse Project in December and the full line up has just been revealed. Critically-acclaimed Tom Vek, Manchester newcomers Stay+ and chillwave solo artist Chad Valley will play live while Friendly Fires and Jackmaster return to Store Street’s decks for a special pre-New Year show on Friday, December 30th.
Olaf Hund returns after the release of his debut single “I Wanna Be Your Ice-Cream” with a new EP release consisting of six songs and three videos, available now through iTunes and all good retailers.
Urban Nerds host a bass-charged Halloween special at a new venue in London Bridge: Crucifix Lane. This raw, warehouse-style club space in the cavernous tunnels next to the station will become a spooky venue on Friday, October 28th and serve as a warm-up for the Nerds’ return to Snowbombing festival in 2012.
Mount Kimbie, Geddes, Horse Meat Disco and the Warm residents have joined the line-up for eastern electrics NYE 2011/12. They join Anja Schneider, Laurent Garnier and Tensnake with more to be announced including a Snowboming secret room.
Ferry Corsten has announced his debut Full on Ferry show in London will be a New Year’s Eve party at O2 Academy Brixton.
Jaguar Skills, South Central, The Japanese Popstars and Hot City will play the Together Winter Music Festival at Alexandra Palace in London. Jaguar Skills and South Central join the line-up on Friday, November 25th while The Japanese Popstars and Hot City play on Saturday, November 26th.
House Rules goes back to Brixton to celebrate seven years as the capital’s hottest house night. Plan B’s huge Funktion One sound system is set for a proper work out from rising UK producers and Steve Angello favourites Third Party, joining Cream Ibiza resident Gareth Wyn and its legendary residents.
Drum and bass legend Andy C is bringing his new Alive show to London for the first time on Friday, November 18th. Billed as an audio and visual assault of the senses, The Executioner will be bringing the production to the brand new The Electric in Brixton.
Drumcode’s 15th anniversary show in London just got even bigger, with Adam Beyer’s spectacular visual show Maze announced for the Great Suffolk Street warehouse party on Saturday, October 29th.
Dutch trance master Ferry Corsten is bringing his Full on Ferry concept to London this winter. Mystery surrounds the exact date and location of the show, but it is guaranteed to feature Ferry behind the decks alongside the best of today’s talent, specifically chosen by Corsten from those who have influenced him musically.
Bugged Out is extending its one-night-only events to a fully-fledged festival at the flagship Butlins in Bognor Regis, West Sussex to banish the January blues away in 2012. From Friday, January 20th to Sunday January 22nd the best in techno, acid house and bass reflecting Bugged Out’s 17 year history will play the indoor festival boasting chalets for every reveller to relax and keep warm in between dancefloor adventures. Butlins has long been a favourite festival venue for Bloc, Bang Face and ATP weekends away, and now Bugged Out is bringing its legendary acts such as Kevin Saunderson and Green Velvet along for its first Bugged Out Weekender.
100% Pure Dubstep is back for volume two. Mixed again by dubstep curator DJ Hatcha, the triple CD compilation showcases dubstep from the underground to crossover and is set to be yet another essential collection.
Olaf Hund returns after the release of his debut single I Wanna Be Your Ice-Cream with a new EP release consisting of 6 songs and 3 videos, released October 3rd.
Goldie will head up the final Playground party of the year at London’s Koko on Saturday, November 12th. Bass Wars will see drum & bass and dubstep pound out at the famous Camden venue with Emalkay, 16 Bit, Trolley Snatcha, Bare Noize, Skism, Sukh Knight and more getting behind the decks.
The first Together Winter Music Fesitval is set to be a sell out with all tickets to day one’s UKF Bass Culture snapped up and the line-up for day two revealing a galaxy of star names to woo clubbers. The Alexandra Palace all nighter on Saturday, November 25th is headlined by an Eric Prydz EPIC show, and now the likes of Pete Tong, Death in Vegas, SebastiAn, Utah Saints and Alex Metric have been confirmed at playing.
Bristol’s party animals can look forward to the cold months as underground electronic music is showcased for a second year every week until the New Year. In:Motion is back at the converted skatepark with a network of warehouses, cobbled front courtyard and large outdoor riverside terrace to give clubbers a mix of dubstep, house, techno, turntablism, drum & bass, bassline, electro and a whole lot more kicking off on Friday, October 7th with a Hospitality night featuring Camo & Krooked’s album launch party.
Fast out of the blocks with a top line-up to excite those who like to sort their New Years Eve outing early, eastern electrics has unveiled the first acts for its annual warehouse party. Moving to a new space never used before, they’ve enlisted the talents of the legendary Laurent Garnier, famed Berliner Anja Schneider and Hamburg’s rising star Tensnake.
Following a successful two years which saw them release one of 2010’s premier electronic-music albums Drink The Sea, plays to crowds at Coachella, Wireless and Lollapalooza, and this year unveil their groundbreaking EP, We Can Make The World Stop, Los Angeles trio The Glitch Mob are set to kick things up a notch with a 16-date European tour replete with sonic gambits designed to elevate everything the band has done onstage to new levels.
Lovebox’s opening party Bang The Box is bringing the Berlin electronic duo Modeselektor to The HMV Forum in Kentish Town for a live gig.
Beat the Bestival blues following the festival’s biggest year to date by snapping up an early bird ticket. From today you can guarantee your place on the Isle of Wight next September.
Madness are taking over Butlins Minehead for a three day festival of – erm – madness! The House of Fun Weekender in November aims to banish the winter blues with a line-up of bands, DJs and comedians. Handpicked by the seven Madness bandmembers, it will showcase up-and-coming acts along with old favourites.
More acts have been announced for the Together Winter Music Festival headlined by Eric Prydz. John Digweed, Simian Mobile Disco, Sander van Doorn, Vitalic, Fake Blood, Fenech Soler and Maya Jane Coles have been added to the line-up for the dance event at the impressive Alexandra Palace on Saturday, November 26th.
Adam Beyer brings Drumcode back to London after last year’s sell out party to celebrate 15 years of producing techno. Combined with the release of a compilation of the label’s top tunes, Saturday October 29th will see Adam Beyer, Paul Ritch, Joseph Capriati, Alan Fitzpatrick and more play at the Great Suffolk Street Warehouse.
The Big Chill Bar, Vibe Bar, Café 1001, Rhythm Factory, All Star Lanes and a Secret Warehouse location will join forces this year for East London’s Brick Lane Music Festival. The annual free weekend of performances from live bands and DJs will be held on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th featuring David Rodigan, Ray Keith, Kraak & Smaak, Klose One, King Cannibal and more.