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The ‘Underground’ Died a Long Time Ago

The 'Underground' Died a Long Time AgoWhat’s the quickest route to depression in dance music? For an anytime, anywhere solution, head straight to a dance music comments section debating the term 'underground.' The latest story to attract the negativity and ire of dance music’s bitterest commentators is news of Underground…
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Why San An’s 3am Club Ban Is Madness

Why San An’s 3am Club Ban Is MadnessWhy Ibiza needs to get real about clubs and lead from the front in integrating nightlife with its local communities. Ibiza is yet again making headline news around the world. The current story burning through worldwide status updates concerns plans to close clubs and bars in San Antonio’s West…
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Is Tech House the New EDM?

Is Tech House the New EDM?EDM fans have grown up. Their next logical progression? Tech house. Whether you love it or loathe it, big things are afoot with tech house. Earlier this week, Las Vegas casino/hotel Wynn Las Vegas announced Jamie Jones, Solomun and Black Coffee as the new residents for their XS nightclub under the banner: We Are…
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In Defence of Track IDs

In Defence of Track IDsTrack ID culture is hotly dividing dance music but we ask the question, what's wrong with being so excited by a track that you need to know the name? Slating people for asking for Track IDs seems to have become a popular pastime for DJs and the dance media alike. Jackmaster, Midland and Mixmag have all…
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State of Play: Belgrade

State of Play: BelgradeBelgrade is one of Eastern Europe's clubbing meccas, an early adopter to acid house and as any who have passed through it recently can attest, is fizzing with energy. For the next in our series of features where local experts tell us about their scenes, three of the city’s main players, promoter Igor…
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ELROW IS HEADING TO BERLIN FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

ELROW IS HEADING TO BERLIN FOR THE FIRST TIME EVERDespite throwing over 250 parties in 50 different cities since 2015, elrow has never been to Germany. That's set to change on April 1 as the confetti-fueled event heads to Columbiahalle in Berlin. The Psychedelic Trip party will run from 10pm to 8am and feature Matthias Tanzmann, Melé,…
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NIGHTCLUBS IN GLASGOW HAVE BEEN REFUSING TO HOST ALCOHOL-FREE EVENTS

NIGHTCLUBS IN GLASGOW HAVE BEEN REFUSING TO HOST ALCOHOL-FREE EVENTSTrying your best to stay away from booze and temptation this month? We hear you. Of course, if you're into regular raving and like dancing your socks off every weekend, this can be a tricky time but in Glasgow, it seems to be even harder. DJ and party organiser Ronnie…
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RICHIE HAWTIN, IDA ENGBERG AND BEN KLOCK CONFIRMED FOR EXIT FESTIVAL’S DANCE ARENA

RICHIE HAWTIN, IDA ENGBERG AND BEN KLOCK CONFIRMED FOR EXIT FESTIVAL'S DANCE ARENARichie Hawtin, Adam Beyer and Ida Engberg (pictured) are among the names playing Exit Festival's Dance Arena this year. Having showcased new design and light show last year, the Petrovaradin Fortress stage opens on July 12 and promises "even more…
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FRED P AND RAMPA TO PLAY AIR FESTIVAL ON INDONESIA’S GILI AIR ISLAND

FRED P AND RAMPA TO PLAY AIR FESTIVAL ON INDONESIA'S GILI AIR ISLANDAir Festival returns to the paradise of Indonesia's Gili Air island this year with Fred P, Rampa and Talismann under his Makam alias. Between Bali and Lombok, the remote tropical setting will provide a pretty damn nice backdrop for three days of house and techno, as…
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KERRI CHANDLER ANNOUNCES REMIX PROJECT FEATURING PEGGY GOU AND JOSH BUTLER

KERRI CHANDLER ANNOUNCES REMIX PROJECT FEATURING PEGGY GOU AND JOSH BUTLERA new Kerri Chandler remix project featuring Peggy Gou, Josh Butler, Detroit Swindle and Jimpster is landing on Madhouse Records this February. Titled ‘Kerri Chandler (Remixed)’, the four-track package sees some of the scene’s most exciting producers take on…
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